Four people were arrested recently two counts of burglary each after homeowners reportedly spotted them taking various metal objects from their property and putting them in the back of their truck.
Those arrested were: Brandon Cook, 21, 222 Morrison Lane, Colbert, Courtney Lynn Seabolt, 18, 381 Sherwood Drive, Danielsville, Michael Thomas Smith, 19, 641 Bedford Drive, Hull and Ashe Brandon Spivey, 23, 37 Brandon Circle, Winterville.
Others arrested by law enforcement in Madison County included:
•Clinton Ashley Coile, 37, homeless, was charged with criminal trespass after his former landlord reported that he had evicted Coile earlier in the month but that he was continuing to come back to stay at the residence. The landlord went to the front door and the officer to the back, where he reportedly caught Coile coming out of the back door and arrested him. He told the officer he just needed a place to sleep.
•Jeffery Ray Sorrells, 35, 9511 Hwy. 281, Danielsville, was charged with battery FVA and cruelty to children in the third degree after he reportedly threw a wooden stool at his girlfriend’s foot and caused it to swell. The woman also said he took a picture off the wall and broke it. The entire episode reportedly took place in front of their 2-year-old daughter.
•Amanda Victoria Ballenger, 17, 115 Double Branch Road, Danielsville, was charged with simple battery FVA after her boyfriend (with whom she has a child) reported that she struck him in the face and shoved him to the ground during an argument.
•Carlos Rafael Alonso, 27, 465 Hale Lane, Athens, two counts of giving false name, address, or birthdate to law enforcement officer.
•Jonathan Michael Bales, 30, 226 Pine Street, Danielsville, bench warrant.