The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

Arrest Report

December 5, 2012

Arrest report for 12/5/12

County arrests

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

• Tavoras Antwan Coffman, 27, of 503 Welch Drive, Athens,  surety rescinds bond on previous charges of second-degree theft

• Colton Lee Dugger, 21, of 24221 Black Road, Athens, third-degree domestic violence (harassment)

• Brian Keith Mason, 27, of 3000 Ivy Ave., Huntsville, grand jury indictments for possession of a controlled substance, first-degree possession of marijuana and tampering with evidence

• Angela Denis Sampson, 33, of 2014 First St., Huntsville, public intoxication

County thefts

Limestone County Sheriff’s Department reported the following incidents and thefts Tuesday:

• ATHENS – Jewelry, valued at $335, stolen between Dec. 2 and 3 in 19000 block Alabama 99

• ATHENS – Cash, camera and MP3, total value $700, taken during breaking and entering of a vehicle between  Dec. 2 and 3 in 19000 block Airfield Street

City arrests

Athens Police Department reported the following arrests Tuesday:

• Billy Carruth, 41, of 14888 Lucas Ferry Road, Athens, arrest for Limestone County

• Letajeh Rene Coffman, 24, of 209 Cloverleaf Drive, Athens, third-degree domestic violence and criminal mischief

• Bose Heard Jr., 58, of 107 Fifth Ave., Athens, third-degree domestic violence (harassment) and bond revocation

• Marty Ellis Kyle, 38, of 15236 Ham Road, Athens, probation revoked on previous conviction for driving under the influence of a controlled substance

City thefts

Athens Police Department reported the following incidents and thefts Tuesday:

• Two money orders, valued at $550, stolen between Nov. 3 and Dec. 3, in 600 block Swan Drive

• Springfield XDM .45-caliber pistol, valued at $700, stolen Dec. 2 in 200 block Cloverleaf  Drive


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