Seven Arrested by Sheriff's Department Since Last Monday

July 2, 2007
Dwayne Page

The DeKalb County Sheriff's Department has made seven arrests within the last week on various charges.

Sheriff Patrick Ray says 26 year old Jimmy Herman of West Bryant Street, Smithville was charged June 25th with simple possession of Marijuana. Deputies were at Herman's residence to serve an arrest warrant on him and found on Herman's person a bag of Marijuana. Herman's bond is set at $1,500 and his court date is July 5th.

In another case, Sheriff Ray says 30 year old Tonia Sue Smith of Seven Knobs Road, Gainesboro was charged on June 28th with two counts of forgery and one count of theft. Smith, a home health worker, was caring for an elderly person and stole from that individual thirty three checks with a total value of $5,300. Bond for Smith is $40,000 and her court date is July 5th. Indictments will be sought against Smith on thirty one additional forgery charges in the August Term of the Grand Jury.

27 year old Justin Blevins was involved in a one-car accident on Highway 70 West on June 29th. Sheriff Ray says Blevins had his 3-year-old child in the vehicle with him. Blevins was charged with DUI 4th offense, Possession of a schedule IV drug (Xanax), simple possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia (syringes and rolling papers), reckless endangerment (because the child was in the vehicle with him), and implied consent. His bond is $22,000 and his court date is July 5th. The 2007 Dodge Nitro, driven by Blevins, was also seized.

Sheriff Ray says on June 29th, 44 year old Billy Woodard of Wright Bend Road, Smithville was stopped on Keltonburg Road. Woodard was charged with Simple Possession of Marijuana, Possession of a Legend Drug (muscle relaxer), simple possession of a schedule IV drug (Xanax), simple possession of a schedule IV drug (valium), and possession of drug paraphernalia (rolling papers). Bond for Woodard was set at $11,000 and his court date is July 5th

On June 30th, 28 year old Robert \"Tony\" Goff of Foster Road, Smithville was picked up on a sealed indictment from the DeKalb Sheriff's Department Drug Round up in April. Goff was charged with Sale and Delivery of a Schedule II Drug (Dilaudid). His bond is $20,000 and his court date is July 20th

22 year old James Reynolds of Sundown Road, Knoxville was charged on July 1st with first offense DUI. As deputies of the DeKalb County Sheriff's Department were working an accident on Billings Road, Reynolds pulled his vehicle up to the deputies and got out. Deputies noticed Reynolds was unsteady on his feet and was very intoxicated. Reynolds was placed under arrest for DUI. His bond is $1,500 and his court date is July 26th.

24 year old Jose Perez was arrested on July 1st for DUI 2nd offense and Driving on a revoked Driver's License. Perez was arrested after deputies responded to a one-vehicle accident on Cecil Hale Road. Citations were also issued to Perez for Implied Consent, open container, and violation of the Insurance law. His total bond is $4,500 and his court date is July 19th.

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