25-year-old Austin Parker Suedekum drove into a sobriety checkpoint after buying marijuana and drinking alcohol. He failed field sobriety tests and though he initially agreed to a blood draw, once his father arrived at the scene he revoked that consent. A night court judge signed a warrant for the blood draw. He is charged with DUI & drug possession.
Police say 47-year-old Christopher Carothers was one block away from his home when he drove his white Lexus into the other lane of travel and collided with another vehicle, injuring two people. Officer founds Carothers sitting on a sidewalk, shaking with pinpoint pupils when they arrived. His sentences were incoherent and he continuously nodded off after admitting he had shot up with heroin shortly before the crash. Police located 30 Oxycodone pills and a dollar bill containing heroin inside the vehicle. After a warrant was granted for his blood, he was transported to Metro General before being booked into jail.
31-year-old Dominique Thomas is charged with the aggravated assault of her brother, Marcus Price, after she attacked him with a purse in her left hand and a straight-edge razor in her right hand, as he was on the couch. The victim suffered a severe slice wound directly between his eyes. As he called the police she fled the scene. Police and medics responded, and a felony warrant was issued for her arrest. The argument reportedly was over her choice to use drugs rather than drive their mother to the store.
Two days later as officers were attempting to serve the felony warrant on Thomas, they blocked her vehicle in and activated their blue lights as she fled toward her apartment with officers in a foot chase. Officers took her into custody, and found her with a glass pipe with narcotic residue in her pocket. She remains jailed in lieu of a $45,000 bond, charged with felony aggravated assault, drug paraphernalia, evading arrest, and resisting arrest.
31-year-old Onreka Gray was arrested and charged with public intoxication after refusing to leave a 7-Eleven where he was making customers feel uncomfortable with his intoxicated self.
59-year-old Henry Jones was charged with driving on revoked, paraphernalia, and felony drug offense after he was seen driving while officers knew he did not have a valid license.
26-year-olds Robert Winston and Desmond Jones were charged with marijuana & cocaine. Winston was also charged with evasion, false imprisonment, order of protection violation, driving revoked, heroin, reckless driving, and paraphernalia after fleeing & speeding through a residential area before crashing through a fence.
42-year-old Harvey Bush was charged with assaulting an officer, resisting arrest, possession of cocaine with intent, and paraphernalia when he snatched and twisted a detective’s testicles as he was being detained for a business transaction.
39-year-old Dreama Stacy and 43-year-old Patrick Merchant were charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of fentanyl, and possession of marijuana with intent after being pulled over for improperly changing lanes.
37-year-old Lauren Towery was charged with paraphernalia, theft of property, and theft of vehicle when her boyfriend of two weeks told authorities in June that she had stolen his car. She was caught on July 13th and told officers a syringe found on her was used to inject methamphetamine rectally.
24-year-old Alexius Williams was charged with possession of marijuana and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia when Crime Scene Unit detectives performed a “knock and talk” at her home on an “anonymous drug complaint”.