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License, Weapon Violations — Cody Michael Bynum, 25, of 110 Pleasant Street, Atwood, was charged with driving on a revoked license and a weapons law violation during a December 8 traffic stop in Atwood.
According to the report by Deputy Steven Scott, he pulled a vehicle driven by Bynum over due to a light law violation.
A computer check showed that Bynum’s license was revoked for a previous DUI conviction in Milan. A 12-gauge shotgun was found in Bynum’s possession, and Scott noted that Bynum is prohibited from possessing a weapon due to a previous domestic violence conviction.
Dogs At Large — Olimpo Ortega, 24, of 1315 Marlboro Road, Hollow Rock, was cited for dogs at large on December 8.
According to the report by Deputy Steven Scott, he went to Ortega’s residence after receiving a call about dogs threatening a local hunter. The hunter told deputies that Ortega had left his dogs unattended while away from home, and the dogs had tried to bite him while he was unloading his four-wheeler. Scott noted that Ortega had been previously advised by officers not to let his dogs run at large.
Theft — The Sheriff’s Department is investigating the recent theft of numerous items from a building on Charity Lane.
James Hunt of Huntingdon told deputies on December 12 that numerous items belonging to him were taken without his permission from a shop at 484 Charity Lane, where he was storing the items.
The items, which were valued altogether at $3,654, included a car hammer set, a pry bar, plyers, screw drivers, two air ratchets, ratchet sets, paint guns, an impact gun, a palm sander, a grinder, an air impact wrench, a ratchet wrench set, a set of wrenches, and various air tools.