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Alma PD announce last week's arrests, charges ranging from trafficking to DUI

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(L-R): 1st row: Darius King, Skyler Lee, Kim Batson, Charles William Batson, Emmanuel Escobar; 2nd row: Tara Irene McFarlane, Tequasia Watts, Herbert Wayne Rish, Jr, Cindy Lee, Robert Jerome Medlin; 3rd row: Glen Merrill, Steve Williams, Dusty Waters, David Smith, Krystal Dawn Crapps Submitted photo (L-R): 1st row: Darius King, Skyler Lee, Kim Batson, Charles William Batson, Emmanuel Escobar; 2nd row: Tara Irene McFarlane, Tequasia Watts, Herbert Wayne Rish, Jr, Cindy Lee, Robert Jerome Medlin; 3rd row: Glen Merrill, Steve Williams, Dusty Waters, David Smith, Krystal Dawn Crapps

APD arrested Darius Damartez King, 20 of Alma, for obstruction of law after King fled from officers after King was discovered to be trespassing on Alma Housing Authority property.  King was also wanted on warrants for pointing a gun at another and criminal trespass from an earlier incident.

-----July 23rd Arrest-----

APD arrested Skyler Nicole Lee, 18 of Alma, for prohibition of nude or sexually explicit electronic transmissions after Lee posted a partially nude photo of another on social media.

-----July 24th Arrests-----

APD arrested Kim Batson, 47 of Alma, and Charles William Batson, 48 of Alma, for maintaining a disorderly house after responding to a call in the 800 block of S. Church St.

APD arrested Emmanuel Escobar, 24 of Alma, for driving without a driver’s license, child restraint violation, and an equipment violation.  Escobar’s arrest followed a traffic stop on W. 21st St for the equipment violation.

-----July 26th Arrest-----

APD arrested Tara Irene McFarlane, 35 of Waycross, on an outstanding bench warrant.

-----July 27th Arrests-----

APD arrested Tequasia Watts, 23 of Douglas, for false report of a crime.  On July 23rd, Watts reported her rental vehicle had been stolen.  Watts later admitted she made the report in an attempt to get a refund of rental fees.

APD arrested Herbert Wayne Rish, Jr, 48 of Broxton, for criminal trespass, criminal trespass-Family Violence, and public drunkenness following an incident on Smallee St.

-----July 28th Arrests-----

APD arrested Cindy Lee, 51 of Alma, for trafficking methamphetamine, misdemeanor possession of marijuana, possession of MDMA (Ecstasy), and possession of a schedule II controlled substance.  Officers recovered 10 bags of suspected methamphetamine weighing over a half pound and $3,000.00 cash from a location on S. Pierce St.

APD arrested Robert Jerome Medlin, 46 of Fitzgerald, for DUI-Drugs, possession of methamphetamine, suspended registration, disregard for a traffic signal, and operating an unsafe vehicle.  Officers observed Medlin slide through a red light on S. Pierce St. and 16th St when Medlin’s log truck failed to stop at the intersection.  Officers discovered several of Medlin’s semi tires were missing tread.  Medlin admitted to officers he had ingested methamphetamine earlier in the day before operating his semi-truck; Medlin had suspected methamphetamine on his person at the time of his arrest.

APD arrested Glen Merrill, 53 of Alma, for driving with a suspended driver’s license, no insurance, suspended registration, and failure to obtain a Georgia driver’s license after 30 days of residency following a traffic stop on Perkins St.

APD arrested Steve Williams, 56 of Alma, for misdemeanor possession of marijuana and possession of drug-related objects following a search of his home on Perkins St.

APD arrested Dusty Waters, 35 of Alma, for DUI-Drugs, possession of a schedule III controlled substance, possession of drug-related objects, no insurance, no license plate, and driving without a helmet following a traffic stop on Thomas St.

-----July 29th Arrests-----

APD arrested David Smith, 38 of Alma, for shoplifting at Flash Foods (S. Pierce St and 16th St) and possession of drug related objects.  Smith was also wanted in Reidsville and Statesboro on outstanding arrest warrants.

APD arrested Krystal Dawn Crapps, 40 of Baxley, for (2) counts of possession of a schedule IV controlled substance following a shoplifting complaint at Dollar General.

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