The News Courier in Athens, Alabama

Local News

July 31, 2013

Quick action stops burglars

— A Limestone County Sheriff’s lieutenant captured two people allegedly breaking into a home off Alabama 127 Tuesday night, an official said.

After receiving notice about a possible burglary, Lt. Guy Simmons arrived at the home around 8:30 p.m. and found  Mark Lewis Scott, 40, of 256 Pleasant Hill Road, Prospect, Tenn., and Tina Perkins Scott, 44, of 22339 New Garden Road, Elkmont, said Lt. Jay Stinnett.

The Scotts were arrested on charges of third-degree burglary, records show.

They were also charged with possession of a controlled substance, second-degree possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia, after Simmons found marijuana plants in their trunk, and a jailer found Tina in possession of a pill at the jail, Stinnett said.

 

1
Text Only
Local News
Poll

What is your favorite Easter candy?

Chocolate bunnies
Marshmallow chicks
Chocolate eggs with filling
     View Results
Facebook
AP Video
Obama Hopeful on Ukraine, Will Watch Russians Flamingo Frenzy Ahead of Zoo Construction Crew Criticized Over Handling of Ferry Disaster Agreement Reached to Calm Ukraine Tensions Raw: Pope Francis Performs Pre-easter Ritual Raw: Bulgarian Monastery Dyes 5000 Easter Eggs Diplomats Reach Deal to Ease Tensions in Ukraine U.S. Sending Nonlethal Aid to Ukraine Military Holder: Americans Stand With KC Mourners Obama Greets Wounded Warriors Malaysia Plane: Ocean Floor Images 'Very Clear' Sparks Fly With Derulo and Jordin on New Album Franco Leads Star-studded Broadway Cast Raw: Two Lucky Kids Get Ride in Popemobile Boston Bombing Survivors One Year Later Sister of Slain MIT Officer Reflects on Bombing
Twitter Updates
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Stocks
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Business Marquee