On October 12 Taranda Hulsey, 27, Sparta, was cited for disorderly conduct. According to reports, Hulsey allegedly threatened a 15-year-old female at a Micha Way apartment. Reports state that the juvenile alleged that Hulsey threatened to kill two of her family members and then walked to his vehicle and retrieved a pistol. When officers arrived Hulsey was sitting on a couch with the pistol within reach. He told the officers he had argued but had not threatened anyone and that he had a concealed carry permit for the pistol.
On October 11 Rebecca Elizabeth Little-Pikula, 27, Madison, was arrested and charged with shoplifting. According to reports, Little-Pikula allegedly was observed by a Wal Mart store employee attempting to take several cosmetic items without paying for the items.
On October 10 a larceny complaint was filed at a Burney Street location. According to reports, a woman said she noticed that someone had removed an Acer laptop computer from her kitchen table.
On October 10 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Morgan Circle residence. According to reports, a woman said someone threw eggs and grits on her 1999 Ford Taurus. An officer observed that approximately six eggs and one package of grits had been thrown on the car. The woman said she heard voices outside her residence at approximately 2 a.m. the night of the incident.
On October 11 a shoplifting complaint was filed at Wal Mart, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an employee showed officer surveillance footage of a “clean cut, white male with sunglasses on top of his head,” taking items from the store without paying for the items. The man left the store in a newer model red Jeep, reports state.
On October 3 a larceny complaint was filed at a Micha Way residence. According to reports, a woman said her son entered her residence and used her Safelink cell phone. The complainant said she told the son not to leave with her phone but he left the residence and took the phone. The woman said she needs to phone to speak with healthcare professionals.
On October 8 a larceny complaint was filed at the parking lot of the Lions Club Fairgrounds. According to reports, a woman said that someone entered her Ford F 150 and removed a black IPod Touch from the center console of the truck. The woman estimated the device is worth $295.
On October 8 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Dixie Avenue location. According to reports, nine locations had spray-painted vulgar messages on the roadway and two traffic signs. Six of the message were sexual in nature, reports state.
On October 6 Shamier O’Nell Berry, 20, Bogart, was arrested and charged with possession of cocaine, possession of cocaine in a drug free commercial zone, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, driving with a suspended license and expired registration. Also on the same date Chris Ellison, 23, Monroe was arrested and charged with possession of cocaine, possession of cocaine in a drug free area, possession and possession of marijuana. According to reports, a vehicle Berry was driving was stopped on Jefferson Street for expired registration. Consequent to the stop, reports state, an officer learned that Berry’s license had been suspended. After he was handcuffed the officer allegedly found a small bag of suspected crack cocaine in his shoe. Ellison, a front seat passenger, allegedly initially gave the officer a fake name but several passerby’s spoke to Ellison while he was detained and used his correct name. Using that information an officer learned that there were valid arrest warrants for Ellison in Athens. He was then detained and after officers placed him in a patrol car, they later found a small bag of suspected marijuana and a small bag of suspected crack cocaine under the back seat of the vehicle. Officers also located a loaded Smith and Wesson .380 caliber pistol in a shoe in a shoe box in the back seat of the vehicle.
On October 8 Sarah Aline Ochello, 18, Robersdale, Al., was arrested and charged with crossing the guard line with contraband, possession of marijuana and possession of narcotic equipment. Also on the same date and regarding the same incident, Andres Garcia, no age, no address given, was arrested and charged with driving with a suspended license. According to reports, a vehicle Garcia was driving at 1:45 a.m. on Interstate 20 was stopped for a taillight violation. Consequent to the stop and Garcia’s arrest, officers allegedly located a pipe used to smoke marijuana and a grinder in the vehicle near where Ochello was sitting. Once at the Morgan County Detention Center, reports state, a female officer also allegedly found a small bag ofsuspected marijuana on Ochello’s person.
On October 7 a identity theft complaint was filed at a Belmont Street residence. According to reports, a 73-year-old man said that while he was attempting to refinance his house he was informed that there were two persons in Athens with the same Social Security number as the complainant.