Lin­dale man fac­ing ad­di­tional charges in 3 mo­tor­cy­cle thefts

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A Lin­dale man jailed after he was found with a stolen mo­tor­cy­cle was ad­di­tion­ally charged Wed­nes­day in con­nec­tion with two other mo­tor­cy­cle thefts.

Ac­cord­ing to Floyd County po­lice and jail records:

Ricky La­mar Turner, 39, is ac­cused of tak­ing a 1999 Yamaha XV mo­tor­cy­cle from a Sil­ver Creek res­i­dence on Aug. 19 and dam­ag­ing it. On Aug. 21 he had a stolen 2001 Honda Shadow be­long­ing to a Wood­land, Alabama, man at the Kwik Way on Dean Av­enue. The Honda’s li­cense plate was scratched and un­read­able and it had dam­age to the ig­ni­tion switch, fuel cap and ex­haust.

Turner was charged Wed­nes­day with the felonies theft by tak­ing a mo­tor ve­hi­cle and theft by re­ceiv­ing a mo­tor ve­hi­cle, two counts of mis­de­meanor crim­i­nal tres­pass­ing and mis­de­meanor al­ter­ation of li­cense plates.

He was ar­rested Sun­day night after po­lice found him with a stolen Suzuki mo­tor­cy­cle at the Stu­dio 6 Sky­top and charged him with felony theft by re­ceiv­ing and pos­ses­sion of a weapon dur­ing the com­mis­sion of a crime, two mis­de­meanor counts of ob­struc­tion of a law en­force­ment of­fi­cer and a felony pro­ba­tion vi­o­la­tion.

Turner, whose ad­dress is listed as Grove Av­enue in jail records and Alexan­der Av­enue in po­lice records, was be­ing held with­out bond Wed­nes­day night. Diane Wag­ner, staff writer

Ar­muchee woman ar­rested on iden­tity fraud charges

An Ar­muchee woman was ar­rested after al­legedly us­ing another lo­cal per­son’s iden­ti­fi­ca­tion to ob­tain lines of credit through mul­ti­ple credit card com­pa­nies.

Ac­cord­ing to Floyd County Jail re­ports:

Melissa Ann Salmon, 37, of 1603 Floyd Springs Road, is ac­cused of us­ing the iden­ti­fi­ca­tion of a Sil­ver Creek man in June of 2016 to ob­tain credit cards, which she used to make unau­tho­rized pur­chases.

Salmon was ar­rested at her home Tues­day and was be­ing held in the Floyd County Jail Wed­nes­day on a fel-

ony iden­tity fraud charge. She is also charged with the mis­de­meanors ob­struc­tion of an of­fi­cer and crim­i­nal tres­pass­ing. Her bond is set at $3,500.

Re­port: Mo. woman threat­ened to cut a woman at Walmart

A Mis­souri woman ac­cused of threat­en­ing to slit the throat of another woman at the Walmart on Cartersville High­way was re­leased from jail Wed­nes­day on a $5,700 bond.

Ac­cord­ing to Floyd County Jail re­ports:

Amanda Marie Maples, 56, of 257 Trails End Road, Sun­rise Beach, Mis­souri, is fac­ing a felony charge of ter­ror­is­tic threats in the in­ci­dent, which hap­pened July 24 just be­fore 9 p.m.

Maples was picked up from a jail in Illi­nois and re­turned to Rome Tues­day.

Po­lice seize sus­pected co­caine after traf­fic stop

A Rome woman ar­rested on mul­ti­ple charges after a traf­fic stop in East Rome was re­leased from jail Wed­nes­day on a $5,700 bond.

Ac­cord­ing to Floyd County Jail re­ports:

Sandy Lanette Win­ston, 47, of 131 Dodd Blvd., was ar­rested at the en­trance to the Cal­lier For­est apart­ments just be­fore 3:30 a.m. Wed­nes­day.

Rome po­lice re­ported that Win­ston was op­er­at­ing a ve­hi­cle while un­der the in­flu­ence of al­co­hol or drugs. Po­lice found a quan­tity of sus­pected co­caine and a glass smok­ing de­vice in the ve­hi­cle.

Win­ston is charged with felony pos­ses­sion of co­caine and the mis­de­meanors pos­ses­sion of drug-re­lated ob­jects, DUI and driv­ing with­out a li­cense.

Doug Walker, as­so­ciate edi­tor Con­trib­uted photo

WEST END STU­DENTS SEND WA­TER TO HUR­RI­CANE VIC­TIMS: West End El­e­men­tary part­nered with Keller Wil­liams Realty to col­lect wa­ter for Hur­ri­cane Har­vey vic­tims. The school had a great re­sponse from the community, said Misty Braden, vol­un­teer co­or­di­na­tor with the school. The group lost count at around 250 plus cases of wa­ter that will be taken Thurs­day to Texas. Shown (not in or­der) are stu­dents Anna Grace Braden, Chloe Lit­tle­john, Stella Goya, Avery Chap­man and Bai­ley Jar­rell with some of the bot­tled wa­ter col­lected.

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