The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Department has made three arrests within the last week for domestic assault.
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39 year old Troy Eugene Martin of Lee Braswell Road is charged with domestic assault. His bond is $2,500 and his court date is April 26.
Sheriff Patrick Ray said that on Wednesday, April 4 a deputy responded to a call on Short Mountain Highway in reference to a domestic assault. Upon arrival the officer spoke with a woman who had red marks, pumpknots and blood on the top and back of her head, and scratches on her left forearm. The woman claimed that Martin assaulted her. The woman said she and Martin had been dating.
30 year old Robert Grady Cox of Old Snow Hill Road, Dowelltown is charged with domestic assault. His bond is $3,500 and his court date is April 26.
Sheriff Ray said that on February 16 a deputy responded to South Mountain Street in reference to a domestic altercation on Old Snow Hill Road.
Upon arrival the officer spoke with a woman who said that on the night of February 15 she and her boyfriend, Cox got into a verbal altercation before Cox hit her with an open hand across the left side of her face causing redness and bruising. She was unable to call for help that night but reported it later.
40 year old Wesley Lynn Chandler of Page Drive is charged with domestic assault. He is under a $4,000 bond and his court date is May 17.
Sheriff Ray said that on Wednesday, April 11 at 11:30 p.m. a deputy was dispatched to a residence on Page Drive due to a physical domestic. Upon arrival the deputy spoke to the complainant who said that her boyfriend, Chandler had been abusing her throughout the day and that he punched her in the nose causing her to fear him. When asked if anything physical had occurred between them prior to the 911 call, Chandler said “we may have gotten into a scuffle”. Chandler was determined to have been the primary aggressor and was placed under arrest.
31 year old Nikita Clark of Patterson Road, Smithville is cited for possession of schedule II & IV controlled substances. Sheriff Ray said that on March 28 a deputy found in Clark’s possession a book bag containing six green pills believed to be xanax and a small baggie with one white pill thought to be Hydrocodone.
65 year old Rickie Edward Turner of Forrest Avenue is charged with driving under the influence. He was also cited for violation of the implied consent law. His bond is $2,500 and his court date is April 26.
Sheriff Ray said that on Saturday, April 7 at 3:37 a.m. a deputy stopped a red Chevrolet Malibu because a brake light was out. The officer spoke with the driver, Turner and smelled a strong odor of alcohol on him. When asked Turner told the officer he had consumed three drinks. Turner was unsteady on his feet and refused to submit to field sobriety tasks or give blood for a test. He was placed under arrest.
37 year old Jimmy Lee Herman of Estie Griffith Road, McMinnville is charged with driving on a revoked license. He was further cited for driving on roadways laned for travel. His bond is $1,500 and his court date is April 26.
Sheriff Ray said that on Saturday, April 14 a deputy spotted a silver car failing to maintain its lane of travel on Midway Road. The officer stopped the car on Adcock Cemetery Road and spoke with the driver, Herman. A routine driver license check through Central Dispatch revealed that they have been revoked since November 16, 2017 in Warren County for driving under the influence.