The following bookings were logged by the Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office:
July 1, 2020
John Alan Brown, age 77, of Holt, Florida, was arrested and charged with one count of Simple Battery of the Infirm. Bond was set at $ 3500.00. Brown posted bond and was released.
July 2, 2020
Steven Briggs, age 34, of Leesville, was arrested by Agents with the Vernon Parish Narcotics Task Force following a traffic stop in the area of 7th & Harriett Street in Leesville. Agents charged Briggs with one count of Stop signs and yield signs, one count of Possession of drug paraphernalia, and one count of Possession of a Schedule II Narcotic (Methamphetamine). Bond was set at $ 17,196.00. Briggs remains in the VPSO jail.
July 4, 2020
Joel Price Hammoontree, age 46, of New Llano, was arrested and charged with one count of Disturbing the peace - intoxicated in public and an outstanding Bench Warrant for Probation Violation. Bond has not been set and Hammontree remains in the VPSO jail.
Any indication of an arrest does not mean the individual identified has been convicted of a crime. All persons arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.