By Kathy Jefcoats
McDONOUGH — Police said a suspected shoplifter tased a Walmart employee with a stun gun as he and a woman tried to flee with diapers and baby wipes.
Police arrested Daryl Wofford, 23, of Shumart Drive in Snellville, and Juliana Jenkins, 51, of Bouldercrest Road in Atlanta, and charged them with shoplifting. Wofford is also charged with battery.
Police said the pair tried to take 15 packs of diapers and two packs of baby wipes, valued at $313, Thursday from the McDonough Walmart. When an employee confronted the two, police said Wofford tased him with a stun gun.
Wofford was released from jail but Jenkins is being held on $1,050 bond.
In other court action:
A Stockbridge man was released on bond after his arrest on drug charges during a traffic stop. Henry County police said Rickey Dwain Clark, 20, of Kensington Trace, was charged with possession of methamphetamine and cocaine.
Clark was stopped about 2:34 a.m. for driving his 2004 Lexus 91 mph in a 65-mph zone on southbound I-75 near mile marker 219. Officers said they found cocaine inside his right sock when he was booked into the Henry County Jail. Clark posted a $33,131 bond and was released.
• Reynard Jermaine Harrison, 36, of Gunstock Court in Hampton, was arrested and charged with simple battery under the Family Violence Act. Police said he grabbed his wife’s throat with his hand but left no visible marks.
• Jennifer Eluku, 29, of Cheyenne Drive in Stockbridge, was charged with battery under the Family Violence Act. Police said she grabbed a man by the shirt in an argument over a key. The man’s neck was scratched.
• Shelly E. Akins, 49, of Kellytown Road in McDonough, was charged with shoplifting after police said she took two purses from the Stockbridge Walmart without paying for them.
• Melvin Lewis Glover III, 17, of Harvick Circle in Stockbridge, was arrested after police said he and another person took two pair of Air Jordan shoes at gunpoint from a third person. Police said Glover gave a false name and three different dates of birth. They said he admitted to the crime but denied having a gun or that he had an accomplice.
• Ashley Walker, 34, was charged with entering auto and criminal damage to property. Police said she used a hanger to get into a car to access prescription drugs in the trunk. The attempt caused more than $500 in damage to the car, said police.
• Frederick White Jr., 17, of Woodland Drive in Riverdale, was charged with forgery after police said he tried to pass counterfeit $20 and $50 bills.