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Couple arrested on meth charges

A home search conducted by Probation and Parole turned up evidence of methamphetamine and its use at the SR 73 home of a Calhoun County couple last week. Deputies accompanied probation officers when they went to the residence of Thomas Charles Dawsey and his wife, Cristy, they share with their two children on Feb. 12. […]

Bristol woman charged for pawning borrowed air compressor from boyfriend

A Bristol woman was charged with petty theft after a deputy discovered an air compressor and ring that her boyfriend had borrowed had been pawned. Richard Tharpe reported the items missing after checking on the property with Katie Varnum’s boyfriend. The property, believed to be valued at $100, had been pawned but was picked up […]

Two arrested after meth found during traffic stop

A Sumatra woman and an Eastpoint man are being held without bond in the Liberty County Jail after methamphetamine and pills were found in their vehicle during a Saturday afternoon traffic stop. Milan Hicks, 49, and Kaila Latrell Odom, 29, were pulled over after Deputy Jonathan Gentry, who was on stationary patrol at the intersection […]

Woman arrested for DUI after stop for expired tag

A Tallahassee woman was charged with DUI and her passenger was cited for having an open container of alcohol following a Feb. 13 traffic stop in Liberty County. Deputy Amanda King stopped a westbound 1999 Mercury two-door with an expired temporary tag around 12:28 a.m. last Wednesday. When the driver pulled over, half of the […]

Traffic stop results in DUI charge

A 50-year-old Bristol man was charged with felony DUI and driving while license revoked following an early morning traffic stop Sunday. FHP Trooper David S. Cox was watching traffic at SR 20 and Freeman Road around 2:41 a.m. when he noticed a car approach the stop sign and saw that the driver was not wearing […]

Argument outside store ends with battery arrest

A 36-year-old Leon County man was arrested for domestic battery after a meeting with his children’s mother in Liberty County late Friday afternoon resulted in an argument. The victim, who is from Quincy, said she met her estranged husband, Donnie L. Newburn, in the parking lot at Crow’s Corner so he could give her some […]

Inmate caught with cell phone,cocaine, marijuana & tobacco

by Teresa Eubanks, Journal Editor A Liberty County Jail inmate in custody after he fled from court following a bond revocation hearing Feb. 4 is facing additional charges after he was caught with drugs and a cell phone. As the jail staff was getting ready to search inmates following their Sunday visitation, Lt. Reggie Ethridge […]

Greenville man to be charged in burglary of Altha residence

A warrant has been issued for a Greenville man believed to be responsible for a Jan. 25 burglary on NW Baggett Loop in Altha, according to a report from the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office. Household items were removed from a travel trailer and a pole barn while the elderly victims were out of town. A […]

Man charged with failing to re-register as offender

A former Nashville, GA man now living in Telogia was arrested Feb. 2 after he failed to re-register his status as a sex offender with the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office. Charged was 43-year-old Danny Richards. According to the arrest report, Richards, who was required to re-register during January 2013, didn’t go to the sheriff’s office […]

‘Family man’ charged with DUI in Bristol traffic stop on Friday night

A 43-year-old Bristol resident who asked that a deputy give him a break because he was a “family man” was arrested for driving under the influence after failing a roadside sobriety test Friday night. Miguel Saavedra Garcia was eastbound on SR 20 around 9:37 p.m. near Dempsey Barron Road when Liberty County Deputy Amanda King […]