Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX


June 28, 2014

Cherokee County arrests: June 17-23

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

June 17 - June 23

Juan Luis Alonzo, 35, Troup, driving while intoxicated, possession of marijuana and possession of a controlled substance;

Lenard Atkins, 27, Jacksonville, possession of marijuana, improper turn signal and no driver's license;

Patrick Bovizer Barker, 23, Jacksonville, possession of marijuana in a drug-free zone and motion to revoke probation;

Jeremy Blanger, 30, Lufkin, theft of property;

Derichon Jamaal Christopher, 24, Rusk, interference with an emergency call and two counts of assault;

Jesse Ray Covington, 73, Terrell, public lewdness;

Lakeshia Diane Craig, 37, Rusk, no seat belt, failure to report change of address, public intoxication and open container;

Eurline Devereaux, 25, Alto, evading arrest with a vehicle;

Tracy Floyd Dickerson, 34, Aurora, Colorado, evading arrest/detention;

William Anthony Earley, 41, Troup, warrant for possession of a controlled substance;

Jason Weldon Gray, 30, Alto, two counts of driving while license invalid and two counts of no insurance;

Jeramie Lowelle Harris, 29, Jacksonville, organized retail theft and theft of material;

Dylan Wade Herman, 21, Wells, criminal mischief;

Anthony Larue Johnson, 39, Troup, warrant for speeding;

Martha Rae Johnson, 25, Rusk, warrant for failure to display a driver's license;

Rachine Jamile Jones, 21, Jacksonville, possession of a controlled substance;

Terrance Rashard Jones, 19, Rusk, failure to appear for assault/family violence charge;

Penny Ann King, 40, Jacksonville, possession of a controlled substance;

Matthew Monroe Lafleur, 35, Jacksonville, bail jumping, tampering/fabricating physical evidence and failure to appear for possession of marijuana;

Sherry Lynn Lighile, 36, Jacksonville, possession of marijuana;

Michael Lee Loughmiller, 29, Jacksonville, writ of attachment;

Jordan Schuyler Mathis, 20, Jacksonville, possession of marijuana;

Ben William Monroe, 34, Jacksonville, deadly conduct;

Nathaniel Lenell Moore, 26, Jacksonville, possession of marijuana;

Abraham Moreno, 24, Alto, assault/family violence;

Timothy Scott Owens, 34, Alto, two counts of a defective tail lamp and improper turn signal;

Ashley Ann Poole, 28, Alto, warrant for failure to maintain financial responsibility;

Jamal James-Dron Russell, 24, Jacksonville, assault/family violence;

Justin Wayne Shugart, 30, Jacksonville, hindering secured creditors;

Travis Stalinsky, 22, Houston, two counts of aggravated assault and evading arrest/detention;

Lisa Marie Stickle, 34, Jacksonville, theft of service;

Freddy Wayne Thurman Jr., 70, Maydelle, driving while intoxicated;

Gilberto Vinaja-Estrada, 28, Palestine, theft of property;

Patrick Jerome White, 22, Grapeland, driving while license invalid and speeding;

Tamera Jean White, 30, Jacksonville, failure to maintain financial responsibility, failure to drive in a single lane, failure to change name and address; impeding traffic and open container of alcohol;

Melinda Wiggins, 35, Alto, assault/family violence and possession of drug paraphernalia;

Robert Vaughn Williams, 19, Jacksonville, possession of marijuana; and

John Richard Woodruff, 35, Jacksonville, possession of a controlled substance, three counts of driving while license invalid, unrestrained child younger than 8, and failure to maintain financial responsibility.

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