A Commerce man was arrested on a long list of charges recently after a deputy pulled him over for speeding.
George Willie Jarrells, 65, 450 Minish Road, was charged with theft by receiving stolen property, speeding in excess of maximum limits, driving while license withdrawn, removing or affixing a license plate with intent to conceal or misrepresent, no proof of insurance, operation of unregistered vehicle or a vehicle without current license plate revalidation decal and probation violation.
According to the incident report, deputy Joshua Smith pulled Jarrells over in a white Ford Ranger after he spotted him going 65 in a 45 mph speed zone on Jot-em-Down Road at Drake Woods Road. During the stop, it was determined that Jarrells’ license was suspended and that he had no insurance. The vehicle was found to have an incorrect license plate and was listed as stolen by Gainesville Police Department.
In another incident, a Hull man was arrested after he reportedly crashed his car on Hwy. 29 at Holman Autry Road.
James Glenn Segars, 23, 1226 Spratlin Mill Road, was charged with DUI/alcohol and weaving over the roadway.
According to the incident report, deputies were dispatched to a single vehicle accident about 3:30 a.m. on March 5, where they found a tan Buick off the road and down a small embankment. Segars was reportedly out of the vehicle and walking around. Segars, who the deputy noticed had glassy eyes and a strong odor of alcohol, said he had swerved to miss several deer.
Others arrested by law enforcement officials recently included:
•Carey Durrett, 71, 1487 Conway Road, Decatur, burglary, vandalism to a place of worship and criminal damage to property in the second degree.
•Joey Rex Allen, 46, 1386 Apt. A Tallassee Road, Athens, probation violation (original charge: deposit account fraud).
•James Randy Ashley, 53, 5452 Copeland Road, Watkinsville, order to incarcerate.
•James Earl Croy, 37, 1715 Cedar Shoals Drive, Athens, speeding in excess of maximum limits, possession of open alcohol container, DUI/alcohol and driving while license withdrawn.
•Rodney Antwon David, 35, 5404 Hwy. 191, Comer, probation violation and failure to appear.
•Joe Nathan Lewis, 47, no address given, Rayle, driving while license withdrawn and possession of marijuana.
•Joe Nathan Lewis, 47, driving while license withdrawn and possession of marijuana.
•Marcus Lee Morrison, 41, 126 Maxey Lane, Athens, possession of marijuana less than an ounce.
•Travis Steven Pressley, 30, 71 Red Hill Road, Commerce, two counts of failure to appear, obstructing or hindering law enforcement officer, giving false name, address or date of birth to officer and bondsman off bond.
•Kevin Michael Ramsey, 30, 230 Sorrow Patterson Road, Colbert, theft by taking.
•James Anthony Rossi, 35, 252 Cleghorne Road, Colbert, probation violation.
•Joshua James Spratlin, 23, 2207 Colbert-Diamond Hill Road, Colbert, DUI/alcohol, reckless driving, registration and license requirements, driving without a license, no proof of insurance – motorcycle, motorcycle equipment not used properly, more than two headlights prohibited and tag light required.