Holmes, Bryan Lanier
Date of Booking:
Reason(s) For Booking:
Possession of Marijuana-Felony
Possession of Drug Related Objects
Possession of firearm or knife during crime
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On Saturday, May 28, 2022 at approximately 1712 hours I, Deputy R. Labny was on duty with the Houston County Sheriff’s Office Traffic Division, in uniform, with my badge displayed, and I was in a marked patrol vehicle (972).
While monitoring traffic on Interstate 75S near mile marker 140 I observed a blue Hyundai Sonata traveling south on Interstate 75 at a high rate of speed in a 70mph zone. I activated my speed detection device (lidar). The lidar produced a high pitch tone and the display indicated the Hyundai was traveling 84mph. I pulled behind the Hyundai traveling south and activated my emergency equipment (lights and siren). The Hyundai pulled to the right shoulder and stopped.
OBSERVATIONS AFTER STOP:
I exited my patrol vehicle and approached the passenger side of the Hyundai. Upon reaching the window I introduced myself, informed the driver of the reason for the stop, and requested her driver’s license. She provided me with a Florida Driver’s License Identifying her as Anayah Johnson (Arrest). I also requested identification from the front seat passenger. He provided me with a Georgia Driver’s License identifying him as Bryan Holmes (Arrest).
Dispatch informed me the Hyundai’s registration was suspended. I requested Corporal B. Sanders be en route to my location.
I returned to my patrol vehicle and checked the information provided. Both Ms. Johnson and Mr. Holmes driver’s license’s were suspended. I informed Dispatch of the information I had obtained.
Corporal B. Sanders arrived on scene and I returned to the passenger side of the Hyundai. I instructed Ms. Johnson to step out to the front of my patrol vehicle, she complied with my instructions. At the front of my patrol vehicle I asked Ms. Johnson where she was coming from. She informed me she had come from Warner Robins.
I asked where she was going. Ms. Johnson appeared to become nervous and stated she was unsure where she was going. I asked Ms. Johnson if there was any illegal items in the Hyundai. She said, “not that I know of.” I informed her when people said that it usually meant I would find something. She again stated she didn’t know and no longer wanted to answer my questions.
I placed Ms. Johnson in custody and secured her in handcuffs. I checked the handcuffs for fit and double-locked them for her safety. I searched her for contraband however, I found none present. I secured Ms. Johnson in the back seat of my patrol vehicle. Prior to placing her in the Vehicle I made a security sweep of the rear compartment and seat area. I found no contraband present.
I returned to the passenger side of the Hyundai and instructed Mr. Holmes to step out to the front of my patrol vehicle, he complied with my instructions. I asked Mr. Holmes where they were coming from. He stated they were coming from Warner Robins. I asked him where they were going. He informed me they were going to Twiggs County to see his family.
I asked Mr. Holmes if there was any illegal items in the Hyundai. Mr. Holmes paused for a moment before saying no. I asked if there was any marijuana in the car. He again paused before informing me there was. I asked how much marijuana was in the car. He stated he believed it was approximately a quarter of an ounce. I asked if there were any weapons in the vehicle. He informed me he had a pistol in the car.
I placed Mr. Holmes in custody and secured him in handcuffs. I checked the handcuffs for fit and double-locked them for his safety. I searched him for contraband however, I found none present. I secured Mr. Holmes in the back seat of my patrol vehicle.
I allowed Mr. Holmes and Ms. Johnson to make several phone calls to make arrangements for their infant in the back seat.
[REDACTED BY AGENCY] The items located in the vehicle were collected and will be submitted into evidence.
The on-call wrecker service was requested.
Mr. Homes sister, [REDACTED] arrived on scene and the infant was turned over to her. Corporal B. Sanders completed a Vehicle Impound an Inventory Form. The Hyundai was turned over to Peach State Wrecker Services.
AUDIO AND VIDEO RECORDINGS:
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