The following are highlights of incidents that were handled by officers of the Baxley Police Department over the past few days.
On May 2 at approximately 2:46 a.m., stopped a vehicle for a headlight violation. As a result of the stop officers observed the driver to be impaired. The driver was transported to the detention center, for a D.U.I. test. At the detention center and during a pat down by a female jailer, a small purple bag of cocaine was seized. The driver a Heaven Manning, 19, of Hazlehurst, was charged with one count each of possession of a controlled substance, D.U.I., open container, and possession of alcohol by a minor. A passenger in the vehicle Zachary Kyle Hall, 21, also of Hazlehurst, was charged with one count of open container.
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