These are the bookings recorded for the Doris C. Gravat Detention Center for Jan. 15, 2014. Some of the people listed may not have actually spent time in jail if they posted bond and were released. Although those listed have been arrested and charged, that does not mean they have been found guilty. All bookings may be viewed online by visiting www.aikenstandard.com and clicking on the “Crime” tab.


John Simonetti, 37 — public drunk


Daniel Morgan Hopkins, 25 — driving under suspension second offense


Donald Dwight Knowles II, 45 — driving under suspension third offense


James Dean Jay, 24 — burglary second degree three counts, grand larceny value more than $2,000 but less than $10,000


Pearson Chandler Tuckfield, 23 — shoplifting value $42,000 or less sentence


Gerald Christopher Bryant, 21 — failure to comply sentence, disorderly conduct/profanity sentence


Rico Frederick Smith, 42 — driving under suspension


Donald Talbert Hill Jr., 33 — assault and battery first degree, pointing and presenting firearms at a person, possession of a weapon during commission of a crime


Nicholas Chad Cockrell, 27 — family court civil contempt order, simple larceny


David Markenzie Williams, 22 — disorderly conduct, soliciting without a license


Addison Leroy Brown, 27 — unlawful neglect by legal custodian, criminal domestic violence


Benjamin Paul Beckler, 30 — habitual offender, driving under suspension third offense, operating an uninsured vehicle, possession of methamphetamine first offense


Idris Allem Beckler, 30 — shoplifting $2,000 or less commitment


Colby Tyler Reed, 20 — unlawfully carrying a pistol general sessions court bench warrant


Ralph Joshua Merritt Jr., 51 — shoplifting less than $2,000 first offense


Niki Pauletta Davis, 19 — possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of other controlled substance first offense, financial transaction card fraud two counts, financial transaction card theft two counts


Frank Gene Pressley Sr., 38 — violation of an order of protection


Grady Maurice Richardson, 46 — shoplifting