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August 17, 2009

NEWSBEAT August 16, 2009

County arrests

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

• Sharon Renee Hawk, 48, of 412 Cherokee Road, Scottsboro, DUI

• Lance Byron James, 36, of 838 County Road 531, Anderson, failure to pay child support

• Susan Louise Kritner, 45, of 6218 Highway 92, Rutledge, Tenn., negotiating a worthless negotiable instrument

• Griffin Scott Littlefield, 48, of 1925 Constitution Ave., Prattville, third-degree theft

• Jesse Lewis Lockett, 48, of 2117 Aretha St., Athens, attempting to elude

• Cameron Tyler Ludwig, 19, of 2009 Liberty Drive, Madison, probation violated on third-degree assault charge

• Jennifer Michelle McCune, 26, of 24388 Frank Gossett Road, Athens, first-degree possession of a forged instrument

• Cody Allen Vinson, 22, of 12945 Sommers Road, Athens, speeding

County thefts

The Limestone County Sheriff’s Department reported no thefts Saturday.

City arrests

The Athens Police Department reported the follow arrests Saturday:

• Zachori Keith Blackwell, 18, of 9197 Holt Springer Road, Athens, DUI

• Rafael D. Garcia, 33, of 407 E. McClellan St., Athens, DUI

• Manuel Quixan Gutierrez, 26, of 17620 Tucker Lane, Lot 5, Athens, DUI

• Oberlin Ocampo, 29, of 21107 Edgewood Road, Athens, DUI

• Michael Brandon Stewart, 34, of 1400 S. Houston St., Athens, third-degree domestic violence

• Roy G. Turner, 57, of 500 Elkton St., Apt. A-16, Athens, DUI

City thefts

The Athens Police Department reported no thefts Saturday.

Hospital report

Athens-Limestone Hospital reported no admissions or discharges Saturday.

Admissions and discharges represent only those who agree to have their names published.

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