“• Do not jump into someone else’s vehicle and tell them you have warrants and need a ride-that person will probably tell on you.
“• Do not come to the sheriff’s office with a vehicle loaded with stolen merchandise and then do any of the above.”
Those things happened in the front lot of the sheriff’s office on Hanover Street, according to deputies.
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Anthony Dewayne Twyman, 35 and Kimberly Twyman, 31, parked their vehicle illegally in a handicap spot. When deputies approached Anthony Twyman he got out of the car and ran, according to the release.
Kimberly Twyman came out “just in time to see Anthony being arrested and jumped into an occupied vehicle and demanded a ride,” the release said.
Kimberly Twyman told the victim, who had an infant in the car, that she had warrants and needed to get away. The victim refused and ran out to get help, according to deputies. Kimberly Twyman was also arrested.
When deputes searched the Twyman vehicle, there were several miscellaneous clothing items from various retail stores strewn about the car with tags on them that had been stolen.
“It’s pretty simple. I guess I need a sign in the lot that states ‘If you park illegally, have a car load of stolen stuff, have warrants and run from the police, you might be ignorant,’” Jones said.
Both parties received several charges along with having outstanding warrants and were booked in the Butler County Jail.