Fort Oglethorpe Arrest Report For Oct. 11-17

Thursday, October 17, 2013


Here is the Fort Oglethorpe arrest report for Oc. 11-17:


Ricky Kirk, 57, of 315 Franklin Street, Cowan, TN was arrested October 11 on a charge of fugitive from justice.

Terry Mercer, 29, of 2113 Gail Street, Rossville was arrested October 12 on charges of violation of Georgia’s controlled substance act and drugs not in original container.

Michael Thomason, 36, of 104 Hunt Street, Rossville was arrested October 12 on a charge of theft by shoplifting.

Margaret Griffin, 32, of 918 Medaris Street, Clinton, TN was arrested October 12 on charges of driving while license suspended or revoked and defective tag light.

James Davis, 63, of 584 Pine Grove Access, Room 229, Ringgold was arrested October 13 on a charge of drinking and disorderly.

Jordan Holton, 22, of 308 Green Gorge Road, Signal Mountain was arrested October 13 on charges of defective tag light and driving under the influence of alcohol.

Edward Berneburg, 31, of 825 Donaldson Road, Apt. A, East Ridge was arrested October 14 on a charge of theft by shoplifting.

Bobbie Hullender, 26, of 839 Hullender Road, Ringgold was arrested October 14 on a probation violation.

David Hamilton, 24, of 105 First Street, Fort Oglethorpe was arrested October 14 on a charge of drinking and disorderly.

Sabrina Pedigo, 36, of 195 Meyers Street, Fort Oglethorpe was arrested October 15 on a charge of theft by shoplifting.

Julia Ridley, 36, of 117 Lightning Lane, Lafayette was arrested October 15 on a charge of shoplifting.

Alexander Conn, 21, of 44 Camelot Lane, Tunnel Hill was arrested October 15 on a charge of shoplifting.

Leslie Lane, 27, of 44 Camelot Lane, Tunnel Hill was arrested October 15 on a charge of shoplifting.

Jonathan Williams, 28, of 7 Gene Autry Drive, Rossville was arrested October 15 on charges of driving while license suspended or revoked, no proof of insurance and speeding.

Nancy Nelson, 30, of 1135 Nellie Head Road, Tunnel Hill was arrested October 16 on a charge of theft by shoplifting.

Tracy Rood, 37, of 70 Mandolin Court, Tunnel Hill was arrested October 16 on a charge of theft by shoplifting.

Carrie Corsaut, 32, of 7 Stratos Lane, Ringgold was arrested October 16 on a charge of theft by shoplifting.

Regina Smith, 47, of 20 Deakins Drive, Ringgold was arrested October 16 on a charge of theft by shoplifting.

Shauntell Lewis, 31, of 123 Ridgecrest Circle, Rossville was arrested October 16 on charges of driving while license suspended or revoked and no insurance.

Citation Statistics: 

Speeding……….16

License required………1

Vehicle to drive on right side of roadway………..1

Suspended registration………3

Safety belt violations……….3 
Driving while license suspended or revoked……….2

Improper left turn……….4

Proof of insurance required……….4

Use of “fighting words”, obscene and vulgar language……….3

Driving on divided highways………..1

Restricted licenses………..1

Alteration of license plates……….1

Brakes required………1

Loitering or prowling……….1

Operation of vehicle without current plate……….6

Defective tail lights………2

Failure to obey traffic control devices………6

Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs………..1



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