A Hull man was arrested recently for breaking into vehicles in the Dove Circle and Seagraves Mill Road area after he allegedly sold some of the pilfered items at the J&J Flea Market.
Jeffrey Bernard Foote, 47, 280 Garnett Ward Road, Hull, was charged with four counts of entering auto or other motor vehicle with intent to commit theft or felony. Chief deputy Shawn Burns said a Hispanic male who purchased some of the items from Foote identified him in a photo lineup. Most of the stolen items were electronics such as GPS systems and radar detectors.
Foote was arrested following a traffic stop on Sanford Road.
Other arrests on file at the sheriff’s office this week included:
•David Gordon Edwards, 54, 476 Pittman Matthews Road, Nicholson, was charged with pedestrian under the influence of alcohol or drugs after an officer was dispatched to an argument over property on Pittman Matthews Road. The officer found Edwards and two other men in the road having an argument over who owns property that a church is on. While speaking with the men, Smith noted that Edwards had alcohol on his breath and that he had driven his car to the scene. Edwards admitted that he had been drinking and was arrested. His wife was called to remove his car.
•Tobin Davess Adkins, 37, 1181 Hull Road, Athens, was charged with simple battery and pedestrian under the influence when an officer was summoned to two males fighting in the parking lot of the Bread Basket in Colbert. Adkins was found walking along Hwy. 72 at the intersection of Canna Street, clearly intoxicated. The man Adkins was arguing with said he pushed him up against his car and a witness at the scene corroborated this. Adkins said the two got into an argument when the man got mad that he (Adkins) called another man’s mother a (expletive). Adkins refused to give a breath sample, saying “it wouldn’t do any good anyway.”
•Cynthia Kay Veal, 53, 201 Arthur Road, Hull, was charged with pedestrian under the influence of alcohol or drugs after she reportedly flagged down officer Brandon Hanley while he was on patrol on Glenn Carrie Road. According to the report, Hanley noticed the woman (Veal) walking in his lane of travel when she began to wave her arms around, flagging him down. When he stopped and asked if anything was wrong, she reportedly told him that nothing was wrong, she was just walking home and had no idea why she had flagged him down. While speaking with her, Hanley noted that she appeared to be intoxicated and Veal agreed to give a breath sample, which tested positive for alcohol.
•Gregoria Virelas Alvarez, 32, 240 Lavender Road, Athens, trafficking in cocaine, illegal drugs, marijuana or methamphetamine.