Monday, March 19, the Alma Police Department’s Crime Suppression Unit stopped a vehicle on W. 12th St. for a windshield violation. The traffic stop led to the arrest of William Alfred Lee, 43 of Alma, for misdemeanor possession of marijuana and possession of methamphetamine.
Monday evening, March 19, APD's Crime Suppression Unit arrested Blake Carlton Hardy, 25 of Waycross, and Sabrina Johnson, 37 of Alma, for misdemeanor possession of marijuana and possession of methamphetamine. These arrests followed a complaint of persons located at the Sunset Inn trying to sell illegal drugs to others.
Also, on Monday evening, March 19, APD arrested Anthony Robinson, 59 of Alma, for simple battery and Regina Robinson, 47 of Alma, for aggravated assault. These arrests resulted from Regina Robinson stabbing her husband, Anthony, in an arm with a kitchen knife. Regina Robinson further claimed her husband, Anthony Robinson, assaulted her during an argument. Regina Robinson was already out of jail on bond for multiple unrelated felony charges.
Later, on Monday evening, March 19, APD arrested Darius Damartez King, 20 of Alma. King was wanted for an incident which occurred on March 11 involving family violence, criminal trespassing, and interference with government property.
Tuesday, March 20, APD responded to A&L Auto Sales regarding a disorderly customer. Anthony Jermaine Moore, 25 of Baxley, was arrested for two counts of simple battery after Moore assaulted A&L personnel over late car payments.
Wednesday morning, March 21, APD arrested Reuben Combs, 20 of Alma, for criminal trespass-family violence. The arrest resulted from Combs busting the windshield of his girlfriend’s vehicle following an argument in the 400 block of W. 15th St.
Thursday, March 22, APD responded to a call in the 200 block of W. 15th St. regarding a fight in progress. APD located a male victim who sustained visible injuries to his head and facial area. The victim’s injuries were the result of an assault carried out by multiple persons. APD arrested Haley Ramos, 24 of Alma, for battery-family violence and Manuel Dakota Olvera, 18 of Alma, for aggravated assault. The future arrests of other persons not yet located are likely.
Friday, March 23, APD’s Crime Suppression Unit arrested Tara Souza, 41 of Alma, for burglary, obstruction of law enforcement officers, and providing false information. Souza’s arrest followed a call in the 400 block of W. 15th St. in which Souza had broken into a home, stolen a knife, and fled from law enforcement officers.
Also, on Friday, March 23rd, APD arrested Shevin Peterson, 17 of Alma, for battery after Peterson body-slammed a female juvenile at Bacon County High School; the female juvenile received facial injuries due to the incident.
Early Saturday morning, March 24, APD arrested Aurelio Vasquez Garcia, 32 of Alma, for DUI and several other traffic offenses following a traffic stop on W. 4th St. Ext.