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Hartselle Enquirer

MCSO executes Operation Summer Heat

Special to the Enquirer

 

The Morgan County Sheriff’s Office executed Operation Summer Heat June 27. $The operation was developed, according to the MCSO, to execute outstanding warrants by saturating areas that contain a high concentration of individuals with warrants.

The initial phase of the operation, taking place from 6-10 p.m., had multiple teams of deputies blanketing multiple areas of the county. Deputies made 28 arrests, successfully executing 34 warrants. The arrests range from failure to appear on a traffic citation to possession of narcotics.

“One of our primary functions as the sheriff’s office is to execute arrest warrants issued by the court system. This type of operation allows us to accomplish that, while fostering cooperation across multiple teams,” Sheriff Ron Puckett said. 

“Individuals that believe there could be a warrant for their arrest can check on our website, www.morgancoso.com, or by calling the sheriff’s office,” public information officer Mike SWafford added. “They can also turn themselves in at the sheriff’s office and avoid a visit from our deputies as this operation continues over the days ahead.”

Those arrested as part of Operation Summer Heat are:

  • Joshua Dillon Cook, 26, arrest on charge of possession of marijuana second degree at Interstate 65 mile marker 322, Morgan County, June 27. $300.
  • Derrick Blake Stephens, 33, arrest on charge of possession of a controlled substance at 1595 Highway 231, Lacey Spring, June 27. $1,000.
  • Tray Lee Smith, 25, arrest on charge of failure to appear–traffic at 119 Lee St. NE, Decatur, June 27. No bond.
  • Roger Dale Barnett, 64, arrest on charge of failure to appear–harassment at 165 Early Road, Somerville, June 27. $2,500.
  • William Dennis Ikard, 46, arrest on charge of probation violation – revoked bond at 311 Gilchrist St. SW, Hartselle, June 27. No bond.
  • Kyla Shyann Champion, 18, arrest on charge of failure to appear–speed, at 903 Crestline Drive SW, Hartselle, June 27. $226.60.
  • Jonathan Paul Grantland, 32, arrest on charge of failure to appear/receiving stolen property at 119 Lee St. NE, Decatur, June 27. No bond.
  • Rodger Lee Jones, 19, arrest on charge of unlawful distribution of controlled substance at 2010 7th St. SE, Decatur, June 27. $6,600.
  • Britney Ann Aviles, 25, arrest on charge of assault third degree at 119 Lee St. NE, Decatur, June 27. $300.
  • Phillip Shupe, 40, arrest on charge of harassment at 254 Duvall Road, Morgan County, June 27. $300.
  • Kyla Marie Phelps, 20, arrest on charge of failure to appear–possession of marijuana second degree at 119 Lee St. NE, Decatur, June 27. No bond.
  • Leigh Ann Frances, 57, arrest on charge of failure to appear/comply/pay at 119 Lee St. NE, Decatur, June 27. $3,000.
  • Eric Blake Milam, 34, arrest on charge of failure to pay child support at 1101 Crestline Place SW, Hartselle, June 27. $9,337.95.
  • Charles Ricky Brown, 45, arrest on charge of failure to appear–traffic at 56 George Drive, Morgan County, June 27. $2,500.
  • Stephanie Butler Brock, 32, arrest on charge of failure to appear/comply/pay at 1203 Castleman Ave. SW, Decatur, June 27. $1,000.
  • John Harmon Chisolm, 50, arrest on charge of failure to pay–theft of property second degree at 1305 Somerville Road SE, Decatur, June 27. $3,774.71.
  • Christopher Dean Morris, 37, arrest on charge of violating community corrections at 1001 Skyveiw St. SW, June 27. No bond.
  • James Richard McDonald, 53, arrest on charge of illegal possession of prohibited liquors at Blankenship Road/Hunter Lane, Morgan County, June 27. $1,300.
  • Jeffery Gilbert Johns, 56, arrest on charge of failure to pay–public intoxication at 603 Woodland St., Hartselle, June 27. $681.40.
  • Javier Uriostegui, 25, arrest on charge of failure to pay–alcohol-minor at 1806 5th Ave., Decatur, June 27. $99.20.
  • Jerry Louis Tucker, 65, arrest on charge of obstructing governmental operation at 1214 22nd Ave. SW, Morgan County, June 27. $600.
  • Temira Danice Garth, 36, arrest on charge of illegal possession/use of credit card at 1221 Terrehaute Ave. SW, Decatur, June 27. $3,000.
  • April Jett, 40, arrest on charge of negotiating a worthless negotiable instrument at 2683 Highway 231, Lacey`s Spring, June 27. $600.
  • Kiandra Marquez Thomas, 29, arrest on charge of transit for DOC at 207 3rd Ave. SW, Decatur, June 27. No bond.
  • Jasmine Richmond, 25, arrest on charge of possession of a Controlled substance–synthetic narcotics at 207 3rd Ave. SW, Decatur, June 27. $1,300. 
  • Michael Larenzo Balentine, 34, arrest on charge of failure to pay child support at 317 8th Ave. NW, Decatur, June 27. $2,8717.47.
  • Alicia Blanch Odom, 19, arrest on charge of failure to appear–failure to wear seatbelt at 156 Adams St., Laceys Spring, June 28. $500.
  • Bradley Michael Hudson, 29, arrest on charge of transit for Blount County at 119 Lee St. NE, Decatur, June 28. No. bond.

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