Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX


May 30, 2014

Cherokee County arrests: May 20-26

CHEROKEE COUNTY — The Daily Progress will publish a list of arrests from the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office on a weekly basis.

May 20 - 26:

Jeffery Wayne Almond, 29, Alto, warrants for two counts of driving while license invalid and a motor vehicle inspection violation;

Jessica Brionna Baker, 22, Rusk, public intoxication;

Herschel James Bradley Jr., 25, Jacksonville, driving while intoxicated with a child younger than 15;

Douglas Gene Brooks Jr., 26, Rusk, criminal trespass;

Michael Wayne Cheadle, 31, Reklaw, disorderly conduct and failure to report a change of address;

Scott Anthony Doss, 23, Wells, parole warrant;

Pamela Leigh East, 55, Jacksonville, driving while intoxicated second offense;

Lane Blake Fade, 23, Bullard, two Class-C warrants;

Amber Kay Fauscette, 36, Troup, criminal trespass and burglary of a building;

Roque Jesus Gallegos, 18, Jacksonville, possession of alcohol by a minor;

Damion Donshae Gipson, 24, Jacksonville, obstruction/retaliation, evading arrest/detention and manufacturing/delivery of a controlled substance;

James Gleason Heard, 38, Rusk, driving while intoxicated and speeding;

Joshua Heard, 23, Jacksonville, possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana and attempted prohibited substance in a correctional facility;

Kolby Joe Helm, 21, Rusk, Class C traffic offense;

Juan Carlos Hernandez-Aboytes, 26, Jacksonville, driving while intoxicated second offense;

Brian Keith Irby, 20, Jacksonville, possession of a controlled substance;

Rodney Ray Johnson, 50, Troup, driving while intoxicated second offense;

Dustin Scott Massey, 26, Troup, failure to appear for interference with railroad property;

Randall Dwight Massey, 38, Athens, motion to revoke while license invalid with a previous conviction/suspension;

Brittany Ann Pryor, 24, Jacksonville, failure to identify a fugitive;

Jamie Rubio, 23, Jacksonville, driving while license invalid with a previous conviction/suspension;

Colten Blake Shackleford, 22, Frankston, driving while intoxicated;

Terry Eugene Strange, 35, Jacksonville, warrant for theft of property;

Crystal Ann Williams, 24, Jacksonville, driving while license invalid with a previous conviction/suspension; and

Michael Anthony Williams, 41, Jacksonville, theft of property.


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