A Conyers man was recently arrested after complaints of illegally parked tractor-trailers in Braselton.
Officers with the Braselton Police Department arrested William James Battle, 44, 522 Keswick Village Ct., Conyers, for interference with government property and obstructing or hindering a law enforcement officer.
Officers stopped Battle after receiving reports of illegally parked tractor-trailers on Chardonnay Trace.
He allegedly refused to hand over his license and was reportedly belligerent towards officers during the stop.
Officers learned he had a warrant out of Atlanta and Battle allegedly resisted being detained.
He was ultimately taken to the Jackson County Jail.
Other recent arrests made by the BPD were:
•Xavier Khalid Brown, 22, 1280 Scenic Brook Tr., Conyers — speeding; reckless driving; turning movement/signal violation; and following too closely. Brown was stopped for driving 100-miles-per-hour in a 70-mph zone. He also allegedly changed lanes in an unsafe manner. Officers smelled marijuana in the vehicle and later found the substance.
•Ryan Anthony Davis, 32, 1585 Monroe Dr., Gainesville — possession of methamphetamine and purchase, possession, manufacture or sale of a controlled substance or marijuana. Officers stopped Davis after they identified him and knew he had a warrant and that his driver's license was suspended. His vehicle also had a broken brake light. Officers saw two glass pipes in the vehicle and later found meth. They also found suspected synthetic marijuana.
•Casey William Harple, 19, 806 Low Falls Ct., Jefferson — possession of marijuana less than an ounce; reckless driving; and violation in a no passing zone. Officers were called to assist the Jackson County Sheriff's Office after Harple ran a JCSO employee off the road and passed a vehicle in a no-passing zone. Officers smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle and officers found a "road" and a grinder. A witness also observed Harple throw a baggie of marijuana out of the window.
•Genevieve King Purvis, 45, 8995 Roswell Rd., Sandy Springs — possession of meth; possession of a Schedule I or II substance; and warrant. Officers stopped Purvis after recognizing her and knowing she had a warrant. The tag frame on her vehicle also covered the date sticker. She consented to a search of the vehicle and officers found a meth pipe and a scale. Purvis later said she had a coin purse in her pants that contained meth and heroin.
•Donovan Xavier Ball, 20, 1857 Alcovy Trace Way, Lawrenceville — speeding; reckless driving; possession of marijuana less than an ounce; and possession of drug-related objects. Ball was stopped for driving 105-mph in a 70-mph zone. Officers smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle and officers later found the substance, along with a grinder.
•Traquandis Ty'Esse White, 26, 2073 P.O. Box, Dacula — speeding; reckless driving; turning movement/signal violation; possession of drug-related objects; and possession of marijuana less than an ounce. White was stopped for traveling 91-mph in a 70-mph zone. She also changed lanes without signaling at an unsafe distance from another driver. Officers smelled marijuana in the vehicle and later found the substance, along with a grinder. She reportedly resisted arrest, but was ultimately taken into custody.
Other recent incidents reported to the BPD were:
•information on Braselton Pkwy. where a semi-truck knocked over a metal pipe and a wood spoil while a man was constructing a fence.
•theft on Tour de France Dr. where a John Deere Gator was taken, along with an auger and wire.
•fraud on Monta Vista Way where a woman reported someone opened a credit card in her name.
•information on Hwy. 211 where a deer hit a vehicle.
•possession of marijuana less than an ounce on Hwy. 211 where officers were called for an accident involving a deer. Officers smelled marijuana in the vehicle and the driver was cited after they found the substance.
•criminal damage on Cherry Dr. where someone drive a vehicle through a security fence.
•damage to a vehicle on Braselton Pkwy. where a woman's vehicle was "keyed."
•fraud on Noble Vines Dr. where a man reported fraudulent activity on his bank account.
•missing person on Loowit Falls Ct. where a man left a residence after he and a woman broke up. He left his phone and wasn't at his residence when a family member went to check.
•affray/fight on Braselton Crossing Ln. where two men got into a physical confrontation in a parking lot.
•theft on Hwy. 211 where men stole from a lottery machine.