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Chief Magistrate Rebecca Pitts reports the following individuals were brought before the Magistrate Court of Butts County for First Appearance Bond Hearings during the period of Sept. 14-20, 2020:

Kenneth Stephen Watts♦ on a charge of Battery Family Violence.

Stephanie S. Whatley♦ on a charge of Burglary in the First Degree

Carey Darnell Johnson♦ on charges of Aggravated Battery and Aggravated Assault.

Tabario Montae Williams♦ on charges of Possession of Schedule II Controlled Substance and Possession of Firearm During Commission of a Crime.

Johnny Trent Gerbert♦ on charges of Possession of a Drug Related Object, Possession of Schedule I Controlled Substance, Possession of Schedule II Controlled Substance and Crossing Guard lines with Weapon/Drugs/Intoxicants.

Barry Michael McLaughlin♦ on charges of Possession of Schedule II Controlled Substance, Possession of Drug Related Object, Tampering with Evidence, and Possession of Marijuana Less than One Ounce.

Rodney Lewis Moore♦ on a charge of Items Prohibited for Possession by Inmates.

Shelly Sellers♦ on charges of Giving False Name, Tampering with Evidence, Possession of Schedule II, Possession of Marijuana Less than One Ounce, and Possession of Drug Related Objects.

Wesley Gerald Sorrow♦ on a charge of Items Prohibited for Possession by Inmates.

Trent Leta Burton♦ on a charge of Items Prohibited for Possession by Inmates.

Bond was granted in three cases and denied in eight cases. Judges held seven civil hearings, one civilian warrant application hearing and one bond revocation hearing. Judges issued 36 arrest warrants and the Clerk filed 10 civil cases.

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