Four people were arrested in a traffic stop by Brantley County deputies made when, during routine patrol, deputies observed the suspect vehicle with a tag light that was not working and initiated a stop.
Tina Burgess,39, was arrested and charged with hindering apprehension of criminal and tag light required. Darvin Mancil, 23, was arrested and charged with outstanding warrants/willful obstruction of law enforcement, Bobby Mancil, 28, was arrested and charged with outstanding warrants and willful obstruction of law enforcement, and Tina McDowell, 34, was charged with littering from a motor vehicle.
Occupants of the vehicle tried to walk away from the scene and gave a false name for one of the men in the vehicle. Both of the males tried to elude deputies but were quickly apprehended.
In other arrests:
Judi Gavalas,66, was arrested and charged with DUI-Controlled Substance/Driving without a Valid License/Weaving over Roadway. Deputies made a traffic stop on Gavalas for crossing over the fog line into the grass several times. Gavalas stated she had taken hydrocodone and that could be why she was weaving. She was transported to the Brantley County Detention Center.
William Kennedy, 50, was arrested and charged with Theft by Shoplifting. Deputies were dispatched to the Dollar General on Cleveland Street in reference to theft by shoplifting. The offender was still on the scene when deputies arrived. They spoke with Kennedy and he gave them a pack of tagless tanks he had taken from the store without paying for. Kennedy was transported to the Brantley County Detention Center.
Tony Johns, 54, was arrested and charged with possession of schedule ii controlled substance, drugs not in original container, driving while license suspended, and operating restrictions on off-road. Deputies got out with Johns for driving his ATV on the paved road. His license was found to be suspended and a pill bottle was found with different prescription medication inside of it.
Charles Boyett, 31, was arrested and charged with Driving while license suspended, DUI-alcohol and weaving over roadway. Deputies observed Boyett cross the fog line into the grass and then cross over the center line. Deputies initiated a traffic stop and they could smell an odor of alcohol coming from Boyett’s person. It was also discovered that his license was suspended. A breath test confirmed the presence of alcohol.
In other activity:
Deputies responded 0n 08-22-2014 to the 900 block of Picketts Mill Trail in reference to disorderly conduct/unruly juvenile. Complainant stated the juvenile had left school early and went to his grandparent’s home in Florida without permission. When the juvenile returned home he started cussing and picked up a knife threatening to harm himself and threw the knife at the wall. A juvenile complaint form was filled out. Deputies responded to this residence a second time in reference to Disorderly Conduct/Unruly Juvenile. Complainant stated their son was acting out and throwing things around because he could not do what he wanted. A juvenile complaint form was filled out. On 8-24-2014 deputies were called back to this residence in reference to the same complaints. The juvenile had punched a hole in the door and broke a cell phone. Another juvenile complaint form was filled out.
Deputies responded to Fifth Avenue in reference to theft by taking. Complainant stated that someone had taken some mail from their mail box.
Deputies responded to Otter Road in reference to criminal trespass. Complainant stated two juveniles were spotted trying to take their cat. They were told to put the cat down and they left.
Deputies responded to the 200 block of Plantation Drive in reference to theft by taking or burglary. Complainant stated that someone had made entry into the home through the back door and taken several items including a nebulizer and a wooden flag case.
Deputies responded to a criminal damage to property call that occurred in the 19000 block of U.S. Highway 82. Complainant stated that someone at this location had damaged his car by scratching the top and the sides with an unknown object.
Deputies responded to Baker Hill Road in reference to stalking. Complainant stated he saw a subject standing in the yard with a baseball. The offender had previously been told not to come back to the property. The offender was not located at the time of the report.
Deputies were dispatched to the Friendly Express on Georgia Highway 520 in reference to theft by shoplifting. The suspect was gone when deputies arrived. The complainant said that the suspect got a pair of sunglasses and went to the restroom. The suspect discarded the tags in the restroom and left the store.
Deputies responded to King Street in reference to theft by taking. Complainant said that someone stole a bottle of prescription medication.
Deputies responded to Georgia Highway 520 near Hoboken in reference to criminal trespass and theft by taking. Complainant said there were some people picking palmetto berries on their property and they did not have permission to do so. The offenders had permission to pick on the land beside the complainant’s property but must have gotten confused.
Deputies responded to the Dollar General in Hoboken in reference to theft by shoplifting. Complainant said a while female concealed a sports bra and a pair of shorts on her person. The complainant asked the female to remove the items and the female walked out of the store. The female was gone when deputies arrived.
Deputies responded to Saw Grass Road in reference to burglary. Complainant said that when he arrived home the back door was open and a window was broken. The home had been vandalized but nothing appeared to be missing.
Deputies responded to High Bluff Road near Silver Lake Road in reference to theft by taking. Complainant said that the offender took his dog and posted a picture on Facebook trying to locate the owner. Another person claimed the dog and the offender will not contact the complainant.