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Arrest Report

December 29, 2012

Arrest report 12/29/12

County arrests

Limestone County Sheriff’s Department reported the following arrests Friday:

• Montiose Mequail Birdsong, 25, of 161 Jennifer Drive, Harvest, violated probation on previous conviction for breaking and entering a vehicle

• Travis Cornelious Peoples, 44, of 11693 Gary Redus Drive, Tanner, failing to pay child support

• Delisa Dawn Wiggins, 40, of 27606 U.S. 72 East, Athens, third-degree theft

County thefts

Limestone County Sheriff’s Department reported no incidents or thefts Friday.

City arrests

Athens Police Department reported the following arrests Friday:

• Lanna Rae Carlile, 21, of 21463 Nelson Lane, Athens, violated probation on previous conviction for third-degree theft

• Jonathan Michael Sparkman, 29, of 17200 Ferry Road, Athens, violation of a protection order

• Dennis Bryant Springer, 45, of 909 W. Washington St., Athens, unlawful possession of a controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia

City thefts

Athens Police Department reported the following theft Friday:

• Sony stereo radio-TV-VCR, valued at $200, stolen Dec. 26 in 13000 block U.S. 31 South


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