The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

Arrest Report

February 3, 2014

Arrest reports for Feb. 4

 County arrests

The Limestone County Sheriff’s Department reported the following arrests Monday:

• Joseph Martin Brown, 55, of 20724 Mooresville Road, Athens, third-degree domestic violence (harassment)

• Wendy Lorraine Brown, 47, of 20724 Mooresville Road, Athens, third-degree domestic violence (harassment)

• Clint Devan Potts, 19, of 706 Sanders St., Athens, violation of noise ordinance

• Loyd B. Stafford Jr., 41, of 11590 Glass Hollow Road, Athens, third-degree domestic violence (harassment)

• Zachary Elias Tarpley, 24, of 15805 Hardy Road, Athens, probation violation (first-degree criminal mischief); and probation violation (destroying state property)

• Jason Robert Taylor, 3929180 First Ave. W., Ardmore, third-degree domestic violence (assault); and third-degree domestic violence (harassment)

• Sheldon Jamison Hobbs, 45, of 734 Westview Ave., Athens, unauthorized use of a vehicle and non-payment of child support

• Joshua Felton Ledlow, 30, of 550 Herring Road, Decatur, probation violation (second-degree theft)

• Doris Dianne Long, 55, of 503 4th St., Athens, driving under the influence of alcohol

• Timothy Scott Royster, 36, of 208 Melody Circle, Harvest, third-degree criminal mischief

• Gary Wayne Thomas, 57, of 1606 Wilbur St., Blair, Neb., public intoxication

• Matthew Alan Wright, 19,  of 29790 Second Ave., Ardmore, possession of a controlled substance


County thefts

The Limestone County Sheriff’s Department reported the following thefts Monday:

• ATHENS – Troy Bilt push mower valued at $125  stolen Jan. 27 in a burglary in the 23000 block of Miller Road

• ATHENS – Browning 300 Mag. Safari rifle and Cayle scope, total value $2,600 stolen in a burlary between Jan. 26 and Saturday in the 17000 block of Menefee Road


City arrests

The Athens Police Department reported the following arrests Monday:

• Darryl Wright, 53, of 1710 Foxcroft Drive, Athens, unlawful possession of marijuana, tampering with physcial evidence, attempting to elude a police officer, and resisting arrest

• Bobby Joe Allen, 38, of 13255 W. U.S. 72, probation revocation (DUI-combined alcohol and drugs)

• Jason Ian McDougle, 37, 19120 Sewell Road, DUI and probation revocation

• Harold Brent Benford, 49, of 2114 Luke Street, Athens, domestic violence (menacing), and menacing

• Robert Todd Scheffler, 45, of 1322 E. U.S. 72, public intoxication

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