Two Firearms Charges on Georgia Woman

Firearms charges were served yesterday following a Monday night arrest by the Laurens County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputy McMahan issued a ticket charging 31-year-old Latsha Jean Baker of 1122 Old Creek Road, Athens, GA with Simple Possession of Marijuana at 9:05 Monday night on Highway 252.

Yesterday she was served warrants also charging her with Unlawful Carrying of a Firearm and Felon in Possession of a Firearm or Ammunition.

Warrants citing an investigation of Deputy McMahon state that on November 12th Ms. Baker had in her possession a Taurus 9 mm handgun and three rounds of 9mm ammunition. One warrant notes she did not have permit to carry, while the other notes that as someone convicted of a violent felony she is prohibited from possession of a firearm or ammunition.

Latsha Jean Baker remained in the Johnson Detention Center this morning with bonds totaling $6,615.