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Police say mom left kids in the rain

JONESBORO — A woman has been indicted for allegedly leaving her two daughters in the rain.

Shaquitta Keshon Love faces two counts each of first degree child cruelty and reckless conduct in the May 19, 2013, alleged incident. The indictment alleges she left the girls in the rain “at an age where they were incapable of caring for themselves.”

In other indictments:

• David B. Seabrooks faces charges of child cruelty in the first and third degrees and two counts each of battery under the Family Violence Act and battery.

Prosecutors allege Seabrooks punched a girl under 18 in the face and scratched a second female on her arms April 25, 2013.

• Trumaine Kenyata Mitchell was indicted on charges of first and third degree child cruelty, aggravated assault, and battery and aggravated assault under the Family Violence Act.

Prosecutors allege Mitchell beat a child in the face and body with a cord Nov. 29, 2012.

• Carlton Jiffon Burns, 25, of Rex is being held in Clayton County Jail on charges he fled from police in a car at speeds in excess of 120 mph March 22.

Prosecutors allege Burns had a child with him at the time and was unlawfully using blue lights on the 1999 Volvo he was driving. Other charges include second degree child cruelty, driving on a suspended license, reckless driving and obstruction of an officer.

• Jeremy Lamar Crowder, 24, of Jonesboro is in the Clayton County Jail charged with kidnapping, false imprisonment, child molestation, enticing a child for indecent purposes, simple battery, obstruction of an officer and shoplifting.

Prosecutors said he took a child into the bathroom at a Dollar Tree store and molested the child. Crowder is charged with stealing candy, earphones and potato chips from the store in the Feb. 10 alleged incident.

• Lorenzo Carr III, 21, of Atlanta is charged with shoplifting two bottles of Gatorade from Wholesale Foods. He is being held in Clayton County Jail on that charge and for obstruction of an officer and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon in the May 12 alleged incident.

• Anthony Bernard Walker has been indicted for bribery, driving without a license, failure to dim headlights and using improper headlights.

Prosecutors allege Walker offered cash to a Forest Park police officer in an attempt to influence him.

• James Lawayne Vick, 35, of Locust Grove and Brandy Nicole Schwab were indicted on charges of possessing tools for the commission of a crime and criminal damage to property in the second degree.

Vick is also charged with theft by taking and is being held in Clayton County Jail.

Prosecutors allege the two pried open a gambling machine April 8.

• Olympia Deaundria Benjamin was indicted on aggravated assault, criminal trespass and battery charges in an alleged March 24, 2013, involving the stabbing of Marvin Cook with a box cutter.

Prosecutors allege Benjamin also slammed a video gaming system on the ground.

• Michael Garner Thorpe has been charged in connection with the alleged pistol-whipping of Lakendra Henley Jan. 20. Thorpe stands accused of aggravated battery, reckless conduct and aggravated assault.

• Markel Denangelo Darden was charged with aggravated assault. Prosecutors allege Darden fired at Marvin Jones May 9, 2012.

• Brittany L. Dennis faces several charges related to an Oct. 11 alleged incident, including robbery, failure to stop after hitting a car, hitting a fixed object, violation of a driving permit restriction, battery and public indecency.

Prosecutors allege Dennis punched a woman over 65 in the face and stole her car. During the alleged joyride, Dennis hit a fence at South Main Street and Noah’s Ark Road without notifying the owner, hit a car and left the scene and was completely naked on Tara Boulevard, according to the indictment.

All defendants should be considered innocent until proven guilty.