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Indictment: Ex-jailer had relationship with inmate
Rider also charged with molestation, statutory rape
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The following were also indicted by the Dawson County Grand Jury on June 16:

  

Zachary Paul Ashe, 20, of Cleveland - six counts of burglary, 12 counts of entering auto and nine counts of theft by taking.

  

Jimmy Clayton Bennett, 55, of Gainesville - theft by taking, criminal trespass and possession of tools for the commission of a crime. An additional count states Bennett is subject to sentencing provisions resulting from six prior felony convictions between May 1974 and March 1996.

  

Justin Matthew Bennett, 22, of Gainesville - theft by taking, criminal trespass and possession of tools for the commission of a crime. An additional count states Bennett is subject to sentencing provisions resulting from four prior felony convictions between April 2001 and December 2005.

  

Kevin Lee Black, 18, of Dawsonville - interference with custody and contributing to the unruliness of a minor.

  

Donnie Lamar Brown, 33, of Oakwood - driving under the influence of alcohol, failure to yield, leaving the scene of an accident, driving on wrong side of the roadway and obstruction of a law enforcement officer.

  

Ronald Shanard Buford, 24, of Atlanta - conspiracy to commit shoplifting, theft by shoplifting, three counts of aggravated assault and three counts of simple assault.

  

Ken Willis Burt, 27, of Dawsonville - family violence battery and interference with a 911 call.

  

Tanner Elliott Butler, 20, of Cleveland - six counts of burglary, 12 counts of entering auto and nine counts of theft by taking.

  

Blair Elizabeth Call, 20, of Woodstock - violation of Georgia's controlled substance act - possession of Alprazolam, misdemeanor possession of marijuana, underage possession of alcohol and open container.

  

Robert Earl Chafin, 52, of Cumming - felony theft by shoplifting, misdemeanor theft by shoplifting, criminal attempt of theft by shoplifting and criminal trespass. An additional count states Chafin is subject to sentencing provisions resulting from three prior felony convictions between December 2002 and October 2005.

  

Robert Earl Chafin, 52, of Cumming - forgery, attempt to obtain controlled substance by forgery and obstruction. An additional count states Chafin is subject to sentencing provisions resulting from three prior felony convictions between December 2002 and October 2005.

  

Michael Chad Dilbeck, 22, of Dawsonville - family violence criminal trespass.

  

Kenneth Edward Evans, 44, of Dawsonville - violation of Georgia's controlled substance act - trafficking methamphetamine, violation of Georgia's controlled substance act - sale of methamphetamine and possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute.

  

Donald Farrell, 36, Dawsonville - aggravated stalking on and between Feb. 28 and March 2, 2009 and aggravated stalking on Dec. 21, 2008.

  

Gary Alan Hoosline, 20, Cleveland - serious injury by vehicle, hit and run, reckless driving and failure to stop for school bus.

  

Toni Lee Jeffers, 39, of Dahlonega - interference with custody, contributing to the unruliness of a minor and false statement to a law enforcement officer.

  

Timothy William Jennings, 20, of Dawsonville - obstruction of a law enforcement officer, underage consumption of alcohol and interference with government property.

  

Jake Nolan Johnson, 20, of Fernando Beach, Fla. - violation of Georgia's controlled substance act - possession of Alprazolam, misdemeanor possession of marijuana, underage possession of alcohol and open container.

  

Deyancious Maritious Lewis, 18, of Decatur - two counts of riot in a penal institute, two counts of simple battery, three counts of criminal damage to government property and obstruction of a law enforcement officer.

  

Stacy Lynn Linkenhoker, 40, of Dawsonville - violation of Georgia's controlled substance act - trafficking methamphetamine, violation of Georgia's controlled substance act - sale of methamphetamine and possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute.

  

Jermichael Jerod Lockette, 20, of Conley - criminal damage to government property, obstruction of a law enforcement officer and simple battery upon a police officer.

  

Alan John McCoskey, 42, of Dahlonega - possession of methamphetamine and crossing guard line with a controlled substance. An additional count states McCoskey is subject to sentencing provisions resulting from three prior felony convictions between August 1993 and February 2005.

  

Larry Ray Nagye, 25, of Dawsonville - family violence aggravated battery, family violence aggravated assault, family violence false imprisonment, family violence battery, interference with a 911 call and family violence criminal trespass.

  

Brandon Bernard Patterson, 19, Atlanta - conspiracy to commit shoplifting, theft by shoplifting, three counts of aggravated assault, three counts of simple assault and reckless driving.

  

Lawrence Arthur Puckett, 48, Dawsonville - failure to register as a sex offender.

  

Brandon Dequavious Redding, 17, Atlanta - conspiracy to commit shoplifting, theft by shoplifting, three counts of aggravated assault and three counts of simple assault.

  

Harold Anthony Reece, 34, of Dawsonville - aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, discharging a firearm while under the influence and seven counts of family violence simple battery from incidents between January and April 2009.

  

Melody Shanika Reece, 19, Atlanta - conspiracy to commit shoplifting, theft by shoplifting, three counts of aggravated assault and three counts of simple assault.

  

John Wesley Rogers, 48, Dawsonville - felony obstruction, driving under the influence of alcohol, driving while license suspended, failure to maintain lane and open container.

  

James Darin Sanford, 38, of Ball Ground - serious injury by vehicle, fleeing and attempting to elude, reckless driving, driving with a suspended license, suspended registration and speeding.

  

Jessica Lynn Schmidt, 20, of Flowery Branch - violation of Georgia's controlled substance act - possession of Alprazolam, misdemeanor possession of marijuana, underage possession of alcohol and open container.

  

Timothy Steven Seay, 44, of Cumming - burglary, theft by taking, criminal damage to property in the second degree and false statements.

  

Yakou Shauloy, 29, of Atlanta - two counts of felony obstruction and two counts of battery.

  

Darrell Paul Stephens, 22, of Dawsonville - burglary and theft by taking motor vehicle.

The former Dawson County Sheriff's detention officer who was arrested in February on child molestation and statutory rape charges is now accused of sexual assault against a female inmate in custody, according to a grand jury indictment filed on June 16.

  

Justin Tim Rider, 23, of Dawsonville, worked for the sheriff's office from January 2006 to November 2007.

  

Dawson County Sheriff Billy Carlisle said Rider resigned in 2007 three days after he was questioned about allegations of inappropriate sexual contact with female inmates and violations of established department rules.

  

An internal affairs summary concluded Rider engaged in sexual contact with "at least one, possibly several female inmates" and also "gave female inmates cigarettes for sexual favors."

  

Initially, Rider was not charged in relation to the alleged sexual contact with inmates, according to sheriff's Maj. John Cagle.

  

Those charges came in mid-June after a Dawson County Grand Jury determined the prosecution had sufficient evidence against Rider to move forward with both the child molestation and statutory rape case, as well as the alleged sexual assault at the jail.

  

"Obviously, the grand jury believed there was enough evidence to charge Mr. Rider with sexual assault," said sheriff's spokesman Lt. Tony Wooten.

  

Rider was indicted on two counts of aggravated sexual battery, four counts of child molestation, two counts of aggravated child molestation and two counts of statutory rape in connection with reports that he was having a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old girl.

  

Rider, who is due in court on July 9, began working at the detention center more than a year after graduating from Dawson County High School, where he was a member of the sheriff's Explorer program for youth interested in law enforcement.

  

Rider received primarily positive performance recommendations from his superiors at the detention center, although an evaluation in September 2006 warned the "officer needs to be able to distinguish what is acceptable when dealing with inmates. Officer needs not to be as personable with inmates."

  

Superior Court documents list Brett Turner of Dawsonville as Rider's attorney. A spokesperson at the law office on Friday said Turner has motioned to withdraw as counsel. The motion has not been ordered, she said.

  

According to jail records, Rider was released on bond in May.

  

E-mail Michele Hester at michele@dawsonnews.com.

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