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Chief Magistrate Rebecca Pitts reports the following individuals were brought before the Magistrate Court of Butts County for consideration of bond or a first appearance bond hearing during the period of Mar. 29-Apr. 4, 2021:

Lemarcus Mattox♦ on charges of Obstruction of an Officer and Seat Belt Violation.

Kesha M. Hampton♦ on charges of Possession of Marijuana (less than one ounce).

Waymon Hampton♦ on charges of Fleeing or Attempting to Elude, Driving on Suspended License, Reckless Driving, Possession of Marijuana (less than one ounce), Failure to Obey a Traffic Device.

Alec C. Wells♦ on charges of Possession of a Marijuana Derivatives, Possession of Marijuana (less than one ounce) and Possession of a Drug Related Object.

Ferlandos Keontae Grier♦ on charges of Reckless Conduct and Carrying a Pistol without a License.

Courtney Deon Marshall♦ on charges of Failure to Maintain Lane, Driving on Suspended License and DUI.

Gregory Nicholas Garlin♦ on charges of Aggravated Assault and two counts of Cruelty to Children in the Third Degree.

Joshua Brandon Alford♦ on charges of Terroristic Threats.

Kayla Carlisle♦ on charges of Obstruction of an Officer and Allowing a Minor to Drive

Jayden Lonala Adams♦ on charges of Reckless Driving, Failure to Maintain lane, Suspended License, Fleeing and Eluding, Driving in Emergency Lane, Following to Closely.

Lori Boyt♦ on a charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance.

Bond granted in eight cases and denied in three cases. Judges held six civil hearings. Judges issued 40 arrest warrants and the Clerk filed 23 civil cases.

Senior Reporter

I have worked for community newspapers in Butts, Henry, Newton, Rockdale, and Upson counties for 30 years. I was Editor of the Jackson Progress-Argus from 1993-1999, and returned to the Progress-Argus as Senior Reporter in 2019.

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