Below is a press release issued by Lineville Police Chief Shane Dunnagan:
On April 29, Officer responded to an accident on Hwy 9 near Shine Salon. When Officers arrived, they found a Buick Terraza rolled up on its passenger side against a tree.
Officers made contact with the two occupants who were not injured. Thru the investigation Officers were able to determine that the vehicle left the road to the right on the Northbound side of the highway. The driver over-corrected and the vehicle crossed both lanes of traffic and flipped when it hit the curb on the Southbound side.
A witness at the scene told officers that the passenger in the vehicle had gotten out with a gun. At the scene, Officers recovered a pistol that had been stolen from a firearms dealer back in September. See related article here: https://www.atf.gov/news/pr/atf-offers-reward-gun-store-burglary-12
43 yr old Oranda Dinkins from Montgomery was arrested and charged with Felon in Possession of Firearm and Receiving Stolen Property 2nd. The driver of the vehicle was also arrested on a Probation Violation Warrant out of Calhoun County.
Also, on April 28 around 6:00pm, Lineville Police Department served a search warrant on Hwy 49 in Lineville. Clay County Sheriff’s Office, Ashland PD, and Cleburne County Sheriff’s Office also assisted in serving the warrant.
Melissa Easterwood and Rolando Roundtree were arrested at the scene on drug charges. In the residence Officers found Methamphetamine, Marijuana, and other Drug Paraphernalia.