Two people were arrested Thursday night at their home on Lorena Lane on drug and gun charges.
Herschel B. Wilkes, 25, and Brooklyn R. McCartney, 20, were arrested for possession of a Schedule II controlled substance with the intent to manufacture, sell or deliver, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a dangerous felony, as well as misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia.
Henry County Sheriff’s Department Investigator Jamie Myrick of the 24th Judicial District Drug Task Force made the arrests at 8:54 p.m. Thursday at the couple’s home at 135 Lorena Lane.
Wilkes was given an additional felony charge for being a prior felon in possession of a firearm.
Both are scheduled to appear Tuesday in Henry County General Sessions Court. Wilkes’ bond was set at $50,000 while McCartney’s was set at $20,000.
In unrelated incidents:
• An Arlington woman was arrested Sunday morning at the intersection of North Poplar and Greer streets on drug and gun charges by Sheriff’s Cpl. Dalton Watson.
Shanna Marie Sharber, 38, was charged with possession of a Schedule II controlled substance with the intent to manufacture, sell or deliver, possession of a firearm during the commission of a dangerous felony, evading arrest, possession of a firearm by a felon, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Watson arrested her at 7:37 a.m. Sunday.
She will appear Tuesday in General Sessions Court. Her bond was set at $150,000.
• A Huntingdon man was arrested early Saturday morning for felony evading arrest and reckless driving.
Sheriff’s Deputy Kyle Waldron arrested Jeromy S. Hendon, 41, at the Henry County jail after Hendon was caught at 3:26 a.m. Friday at a speed of 103 miles per hour in a 65 mph zone on Highway 79 southwest of Paris.
He kept driving after Waldron turned his police lights on.
Hendon later abandoned the car on the side of the road and fled the scene on foot.
The car was towed and Hendon called the Sheriff’s Department at 4:15 p.m. Friday to see if he could get the car back.
After initially allegedly lying about the incident, Hendon appeared at the Sheriff’s Department and admitted to the crime.
He was arrested at 12:19 a.m. Saturday.
He is scheduled to appear Tuesday in General Sessions Court. His bond was set at $25,000.
• A Paris woman was arrested Saturday morning for felony aggravated child abuse and neglect.
Candice N. Smith, 30, of 352 Sparks St. was arrested at the National Guard Armory by Sheriff’s Deputy Britany Nance.
Smith is to appear Tuesday in General Sessions Court. Her bond was set at $50,000.