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February 8, 2014

Cherokee County arrests: Jan. 28-Feb.3

CHEROKEE COUNTY — Jan. 28 - Feb. 3:

Mayra Arreguin, 30, Jacksonville, assault;

Emmanuel Attaway, 27, Rusk, burglary of a habitation, unauthorized use of a vehicle and driving while license invalid without financial responsibility;

Vikki Lynn McMichael Bachus, 56, Jacksonville, possession of a controlled substance;

Michael Ray Blake, 40, Jacksonville, evading arrest or detention with a vehicle and a parole warrant;

Goffery Earl Bowens, 59, Jacksonville, driving while intoxicated second offense;

Keodrick Demund Boyd, 17, Jacksonville, possession of marijuana;

Justin Jamere Brown, 21, Jacksonville, failure to appear on charge of resisting arrest, search or transport;

Debra Ann Smith Caldwell, 44, Jacksonville, theft by check;

Heath Aaron Cox, 24, Rusk, failure to maintain financial responsibility, displaying an expired license plate and failure to appear on driving while intoxicated charge;

Eddie Frank Dearman, 56, Rusk, public intoxication with three prior convictions;

Nestor Ivan Gallegos, 25, Jacksonville, driving while intoxicated;

Landon Karr Gray, 26, Rusk, two counts of possession of a controlled substance and warrant from Franklin County/Illinois;

Tommy Lane Griffin, 54, Longview, driving while intoxicated second offense and possession of marijuana;

Kristi Marie Haney, 32, Rusk, motor vehicle inspection violation, driving while license invalid, failure to maintain financial responsibility and possession of drug paraphernalia;

Devante Lee Johnson, 21, Jacksonville, motion to revoke evading arrest charge, two counts of evading arrest with a previous conviction, possession of marijuana, possession of a controlled substance and tampering/fabricating physical evidence warrant;

Ashley Renee Jones, 27, Alto, warrant for no driver's license and no license plate registration;

Ellis Barnett Kitchen, 40, Bullard, warrant from Henderson County for aggravated robbery;

Robin Valera Lucas, 53, Rusk, possession of marijuana;

Jeffery Dale McCuin, 38, Jacksonville, public intoxication with three prior convictions;

Christopher Lee Parks, 34, Frankston, public intoxication;

William Ellis Partin, 18, Troup, minor consumption of alcohol;

Shawn Phillip Pryor, 45, Jacksonville, warrant for child support;

Charlie Lee Reed, 27, Jacksonville, manufacturing/delivery of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance;

Manuel Enrique Rios, 19, Jacksonville, motion to appear on possession of marijuana charge;

Shalanda Mashelle Rivers, 17, Jacksonville, Class-C contempt of court;

Chad Franklin Roberts, 30, Jacksonville, driving while license invalid with previous conviction/suspicion;

Jason James Robinson, 20, Jacksonville, burglary of a building;

Danny Rodriguez, 41, Jacksonville, theft of property;

Bethanie Nicole Stuckey, 17, Tyler, three counts of possession of a controlled substance;

Keri Ann Suggs, 25, Tyler, three counts of possession of a controlled substance;

Jacob Dell Tadlock, 17, Tyler, three counts of possession of a controlled substance and a warrant for a traffic offense;

Terese Lynn Tant, 47, Jacksonville, forgery of a financial instrument and possession of a gambling device/equipment;

Keeyon Danya Verrett, 35, Grand Prarie, possession of marijuana, a parole warrant, warrant for interference with an emergency call, no driver's license, two health and safety violation and failure to maintain financial responsibility;

Taylor Deneice Villela, 19, Tyler, three counts of possession of a controlled substance;

D'Marcus Dwayne Whitaker, 24, Jacksonville, assault and abandoning/endangering a child;

Gary Jonathan Willis, 28, Rusk, theft of service; and

Justin Matthew Woods, 21, Jacksonville, failure to identify a



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