Moultrie Observer

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July 2, 2012

Officers make arrests at road checks

MOULTRIE — Law enforcement agencies in the county racked up an unusual number of arrests over the weekend, with road checks in Berlin, Doerun and Norman Park accounting for a significant number.

Local officers were assisted by area law enforcement agencies in road blocks that netted numerous traffic arrests.

Among those arrested in the road checks were:

Berlin Police Department

• Kenyati Jakeev Rahh-Pots, 23, 5466 Fulch Road, Hahira, was charged Friday with driving while license withdrawn.

Doerun Police Department

• Noel Candenas, 589 Circle Road, was charged Friday with driving without a license.

• Sabastian Martin Mateo, 31, 1001 Danes Ave. Lot 5, Albany, was charged with driving without a license.

Norman Park Police Department

• Rogelio Aguilar, 27, A.V. Favor Road, La Belle, Fla., was charged Friday with driving without a license.

• Brian Curchaun Sanders, 31, was charged Friday with driving under the influence, expired tag or decal and open container violation.

• Augustin Odonez Chavez, 41, 1417 Murdock St., Norman Park, was charged Saturday with driving without a license.

• Melissa Dawn Burger, 39, 542 Ga. Hwy. 133 N., Doerun, was charged Friday with driving while license suspended.

• Isaias Elois Hernandez, 26, 996 Doc Darbyshire Road, was charged Friday with driving without a license.

• James C. Stevens, 51, 228 Oak St., Omega, was charged Friday with driving without a license.

• Theodoric Ferando Oliver, 36, 1036 Second St. S.E. was charged Friday with driving while license withdrawn.

• Randy Lakay Huckaby, 34, 3109 Veterans Parkway Apt. C-11, was charged Friday with possession of marijuana and window tint violation.

In other arrests:

Colquitt County Sheriff’s Office

• Joseph Robert Monday, 37, 233 Lindale Ave., was charged Thursday with open container violation.

• Timothy Lee Barrett, 692 26th Ave. S.E., was charged Thursday with battery.

• George Nicholas DeMott, 36, 121 Academy St., Funston, and Jimmy Darrell Smith, 500 Joe Gray Road, were each charged Wednesday with theft by taking.

• Jason McCoy Hones, 34, 3800 Ellenton-Omega Road, Omega, was charged Sunday with two counts probation violation.

• Marquis Hernando Young, 21, 507 Brushy Creek Road, Sparks, was charged Sunday with probation violation.

• Donald Travis Trull, 32, 1070 J.P. Rogers Road, Pavo, was charged Thursday with driving under the influence, habitual violator (third), open container violation and defective equipment.

• Keith Lamar Yarbrough, 28, 156 Mulberry St., Funston, was charged Sunday with probation violation.

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