Police make arrests for drugs, guns reported stolen

Friday, October 20, 2017

From staff reports

On Oct. 10, Lewisburg Police officers discovered that Stephanie Cozart had borrowed a car from someone in order to run errands. Confirming that Cozart’s drivers license had been revoked, they waited for her to return to the residence on Woodlawn Avenue.

Stopping her vehicle, according to the report, they observed her place something in the center console of the car.

Given permission to search the vehicle, they discovered what they believed to be crack cocaine and a silver pipe.

Cozart was charged with driving with a revoked license, simple possession of a Schedule II drug, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Bond was set at $2,500.

• Michael Miller was charged with two counts of domestic assault after an incident on Wade Brown Road on Oct. 9. Bond was set at $2,000.


• On Oct. 8 Alecia Jones was arrested at a residence on Hopkins Bridge Road for active warrants for failure to appear and violation of probation.

The next day, she was served with additional warrants for possession of a Schedule II drug with intent to resell and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Bond on the second set of charges was set at $15,500.

• Aaron Michael Baum was served with a warrant on Oct. 13 charging him with violation of an order of community supervision for life. According to the affidavit, Baum was arrested in September on a theft charge, resulting in the violation.

Bond was set at $5,000.

• Oct 14, deputies responded to a hit and run report from a gas station on Fayetteville Highway.

They observed, on the surveillance tape from the station, a white female and a white male subject in a white Chrysler van back into the gas pumps at the station. Both got out and examined the damage before driving off in the direction of Fayetteville.

Replacement of the damaged pumps was estimated at $15,000.

• On Oct. 15, deputies went to a residence on Spring Place Road to serve warrants for simple possession of a Schedule II drug and possession of drug paraphernalia on Ellis Randall Darnell Jr.


Darnell was found lying along a fence row in the woods on a neighboring property.

When searched at the Marshall County Jail, officers found Alprazolam and Oxycodone pills in a container in Darnell’s pants, for which he did not have a prescription.

Ultimately, he was charged with two counts of possession of a Schedule II drug, two counts of a Schedule IV drug, and two counts of possession of drug paraphernalia.

Bond was set at $6,500.

• A woman reported to the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office on Oct. 15 that her purse had been stolen from her car overnight.

Her purse contained her identification, debit card, and checkbook, as well as a Smith and Wesson 9 mm handgun.

• On Oct. 15, Marshall County Sheriff’s deputies filed a report regarding a stolen handgun.

A resident of Snell Road reported that his Glock G20 10 mm handgun and holster was missing from his truck.

Value of the missing items was reported at $700.