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Grand Jury returns criminal indictments

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By Patrick Yost

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The following persons were indicted by a Morgan County Grand Jury during its January session.

* James Theodore Miller, 59, Flowery Branch was indicted on one count possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, one count possession of methamphetamine, one count possession of hydrocodone, one count possession of tramadol, one count possession of clonazepam, one count possession of marijuana, less than an ounce, one count crossing the guard line with contraband, one count DUI and one count possession of drug related objects. According to court documents, Miller was arrested on Oct. 13, 2019 by a Morgan County Sheriff’s Office deputy at 1:23 a.m. on Interstate 20. Consequent to a traffic stop warrants allege that Miller was impaired on drugs, that an officer found three separate bags of suspected crystal meth in the vehicle, four hydrocodone pills, 41 tramadol pills, 10.5 methacarbonol pills, suspected marijuana, digital scales and a pipe.

Phalon Ladarius Robertson, 25, Madison was indicted on three counts terroristic threats, one count obstruction of an officer and one count failure to register as a sex offender. According to court documents, Roberston was arrested on Sept. 19, 2019 by a Morgan County Sheriff’s Office deputy at a Carter Street, Bostwick residence and, warrants allege, Robertson allegedly threatened to kill three deputies, attempted to bite a deputy and head butted an officer in the thigh.

Rarahreese T. Cook, 34, Stone Mountain was indicted on one count possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, one count possession of methamphetamine, one count possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, one count possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony and one count drugs not in original container. According to court documents, Cook was arrested on May 26, 2018 by a Georgia State Patrol trooper. Warrants allege that during a road check on Blue Springs Road the trooper allegedly smelled marijuana coming from Cook’s vehicle. Consequent to a search, warrants allege, officers found several individual bags of suspected marijuana, two semi-automatic pistols and 40 suspected ecstasy pills.

Patrick Homer Hardy, 54, Buckhead was indicted on one count crossing the guard line with contraband, one count possession of methamphetamine and one count possession of drug related objects. According to court documents, Hardy was arrested on Sept. 13, 2019 by a Morgan County Sheriff’s Office deputy. Warrants allege that during a Fourth Amendment search of Hardy’s vehicle at the Morgan County Public Safety Center, Monticello Road, deputies located a small red cylinder that contained suspected methamphetamine residue, two smoking pipes, a digital scale, a spoon, a manicure set with cutting instruments and nine small clear plastic bags. 

Ricky Lewis Hardy, Jr., 23, Decatur was indicted on one count possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, one count possession of marijuana more than an ounce, one count possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, one count possession of drug related objects and two counts speeding. According to court documents, Hardy was arrested on June 25, 2019 by a Madison Police Department officer. Warrants allege that Hardy was stopped for speeding on the Madison by-pass. Consequent to the traffic stop officers allegedly found a large amount of marijuana in the vehicle with a digital scale and a Glock and Taurus handgun.

Jeremy Shane Kidd, 42, Social Circle and Edie Marie Smith, 44, Covington were both indicted on one count possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute and one count possession of methamphetamine. According to court documents, Kidd and Smith were arrested on Oct. 3, 2019 by a Morgan County Sheriffs Office deputy. Warrants allege that authorities located 14 grams of suspected methamphetamine at an Old Mill Road, Rutledge residence where both Kidd and Smith resided. 

Adrian Antonio Tucker, 41, Conyers was indicted on one count trafficking in methamphetamine and one count possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute. According to court documents, Tucker was arrested on Oct. 3, 2019 by a Morgan County Sheriff’s Office deputy at the same Old Mill Road, Rutledge residence where Kidd and Smith were arrested. Warrants allege at the time of the arrest Tucker had 85.3 grams of suspected methamphetamine in his possession.

Tyrone Hendrix Reynolds, 44, Madison was indicted on one count battery, one count simple assault and one count hindering an emergency telephone call. According to court documents, Reynolds was arrested on May 17, 2019 by a Morgan County Sheriff’s Office deputy. Warrants allege that Reynolds threatened a woman with a knife at a Commerce Street residence, created bruising on the woman’s arms and stopped her from calling 911 when she feared for her life.

Tonya Elaine Blair, 43, Rutledge was indicted on one count possession of methamphetamine, one count crossing the guard line with contraband and one count simple assault. According to court documents, Blair was arrested on Sept. 16, 2019 by a Morgan County Sheriff’s Office deputy. Warrants allege that Blair threatened to kill a man at a West Dixie Highway, Rutledge residence with a hammer and while being processed at the Morgan County Detention Center had methamphetamine on her possession.

Jacque Lamar Andrews, 35, Athens was indicted on one count trafficking in cocaine, one count possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, one count possession of cocaine, one count possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, one count possession of methamphetamine, one count possession of marijuana, less than an ounce, one count possession of drug related objects, one count speeding and one count possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. According to court documents, Andrews was arrested on Oct. 4, 2019 by a Madison Police Department officer. Warrants allege that consequent to a traffic stop for speeding on the Madison by pass, officers located 5.8 grams of marijuana, digital scales, plastic bags, a pistol, marijuana roaches in an ashtray, 16.9 grams of methamphetamine and 29.1 grams of cocaine in Andrews vehicle.

Eric Gene Hardwick, 36, Madison was indicted on one count DUI, one count failure to maintain lane, one count failure to stop at a stop sign, one count used of license plate to conceal identity and one count driving while license suspended. According to court documents, Hardwick was arrested on July 28, 2019 by a Madison Police Department officer. 

Rodriquez Marquise Bunyon, 40, Grovetown was indicted on one count fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer, one count possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, one count theft by receiving stolen property, one count reckless driving, one count driving while license suspended and one count possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. According to court documents, Bunyon was arrested Sept. 27, 2019 by a Morgan County Sheriff’s Office deputy. Warrants allege that Bunyon attempted to flee from officers while driving eastbound on Interstate 20. Consequent to a traffic stop warrants allege Bunyon had a .45 caliber handgun and 10 grams of ecstasy in his possession.

Sean Patrick Cartey, 28, Madison was indicted on one count burglary in the first degree, one count burglary in the second degree, two counts theft by taking, one count fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer, one count driving without a license and two counts speeding. According to court documents, Cartey was arrested on Oct. 23, 2019 by a Morgan County Sheriff’s Office deputy. Warrants allege Cartey refused to stop for a patrol vehicle operating sirens and lights while Cartey was operating a all terrain vehicle on Brownwood Road that he had allegedly taken from a Godfrey Road pole barn. Warrants also allege that Cartey took a .22 caliber rifle from a hunting camp on Godfrey Road.

Curtis Donquale Robinson, 39, Buckhead was indicted on one count possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, one count possession of cocaine one count possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, one count possession of marijuana, more than an ounce, one count obstruction of an officer and one count possession of drug related objects. According to court documents, Robinson was arrested on Oct. 17, 2019 by a Morgan County Sheriff’s Office deputy. Warrants allege that after officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop on Robinson near the intersection of Burney Street and Fifth Street he got out of the vehicle and fled on foot. Warrants also allege that officers located a digital scale, 13 bags of marijuana in three different weights and 10 grams of crack cocaine in Robinson’s possession.

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