Crime & Courts Briefs Car trou­bles lead to meth ar­rest

The Covington News - - Crime & courts - By Tisa Smart Wash­ing­ton

Deputies with the New­ton County Sher­iff ’s Of­fice ar­rested a Cony­ers man Dec. 6 and charged him with pos­ses­sion with in­tent to dis­trib­ute metham­phetamines.

Ac­cord­ing to the in­ci­dent re­port, the Sher­iff ’s Of­fice re­ceived a call that there was a sus­pi­cious ve­hi­cle in a sub­di­vi­sion un­der construction off Gal­loway Road. When the deputy ar­rived, Scot Lewis Pip­pin, who was un­der the hood of his car, said he was hav­ing car trou­ble and the car would not start.

When the deputy be­gan to ques­tion the fe­male passenger who was sit­ting in the car, he no­ticed a set of scales in the car. The deputy searched Pip­pin and found metham­phetamines in his pocket.

Pip­pin was ar­rested and taken to New­ton County Jail. aimed at sti­fling le­git­i­mate pub­lic dis­course did not ap­ply. New York of­fi­cials ap­pealed.

The panel in­structed the lower court to “ to re­mand this case to the state court from which it was re­moved.”

Bloomberg’s 2006 law­suit crack­ing down on gun dealers even­tu­ally grew to in­clude 27 shops. Many have set­tled with the city. Four have shut down and three have per­suaded the city to drop them as de­fen­dants. The owner of a South Carolina gun store also claimed slan­der but later dropped the suit.

AT­LANTA — The FBI says sus­pects in a se­ries of bank rob­beries in metro At­lanta have been ar­rested, in­clud­ing three in Mis­sis­sippi.

Gre­gory Jones, head of the FBI in At­lanta, says 22-year-old Shan­tavia Glass of Litho­nia, Ga., sur­ren­dered to DeKalb County po­lice af­ter wide­spread dis­tri­bu­tion of pho­to­graphs fol­low­ing Wed­nes­day’s holdup of a Bank of Amer­ica in Litho­nia.

McComb, Miss., po­lice ar­rested 18-yearold William Berk Har­rold of Litho­nia, ac­com­pa­nied by a 20-year-old woman, af­ter a traf­fic stop about 4 a. m. Fri­day. That led to ar­rests of 20-year-old Zach­ery An­to­nio Har­ris of El­len­wood, Ga., and a 16-yearold Du­luth, Ga., male sus­pect at a McComb ho­tel.

They are wanted in four DeKalb and Gwin­nett County rob­beries over the past two weeks.

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