Moultrie Observer

November 1, 2012

Shoplifters make off with steaks

Staff Reports
The Moultrie Observer

MOULTRIE — Two shoplifters with expensive tastes made off with more than $130 worth of meat without being apprehended in separate incidents on Wednesday.

In one case, Oxley’s, 501 Veterans Parkway S., reported Wednesday the theft of $117 worth of T-bone steaks.

A store employee told police that store video captured a suspect in the area of where the steaks were stolen at about 6 p.m. on Oct. 29.

In the other incident, Save-A-Lot, 205 Sixth St. S.W., reported Wednesday the theft of two packs of steaks by a shoplifter. The meat was valued at $16.

In other thefts

Moultrie Police

• Mike Castleman, 1800 block Third Street Southeast, reported Wednesday the theft of two laptop computers and two gaming systems with a total value of $1,350.

Castleman told police that a family member who returned at 4:30 p.m. discovered the burglary had occurred.

• Kassandra Galvah, Moultrie, reported Wednesday the theft of a purse containing $400 and $104 worth of other property from a 2008 Mazda 4D parked in the 800 block of Sixth Street Northwest.

Colquitt County Sheriff’s Office

• William Bass, 1300 block U.S. Highway 319 North, Norman Park, reported Wednesday that a former tenant’s family took a refrigerator and stove out of her mobile home.

Bass told the officer that the mobile home had a stove and refrigerator at the time it was rented and that the agreement requires that those appliances or replacements be left there when the tenant moves out.

A family member of the former tenant reported that a male acquaintance replaced the original appliances and that the family should be able to take them.

The family member was instructed to return the appliances or face prosecution, sheriff’s reports said.

• John Reynolds, 3500 block Doerun-Norman Park Road, reported Wednesday the theft of a yellow and blue sword.

Reynolds reported that someone kicked in the front door of the residence to gain entry and that the master bedroom had been ransacked.


Moultrie Police Department

• Javier Alonso, 44, 1719 Holmes Drive, was charged Wednesday with headlights required and no insurance.

• Samuel Diaz Peres, 20, Plant City, Fla., was charged Wednesday with no license and failure to obey turning device.

• Brandon Lacey Hicks, 25, 125 N. Pine St., Sale City, was charged Wednesday with theft by taking.

• Kathy Marie Williams, 34, 1180 Fourth St. S.W., was charged Thursday with driving while license withdrawn, no insurance and failure to drive within a single lane.

• Christopher Shane Partain, 25, 1806 Overlook Drive, was charged Wednesday with probation violation.

• Casey Dale Partain, 19, 1806 Overlook Drive, was charged Wednesday with failure to appear and crossing guard line with contraband.

Georgia State Patrol

• Lawrence Early Smith, 63, 120 Seventh Ave. S.W., was charged Wednesday with failure to drive within a single lane and open container violation.


Moultrie Police Department

• Lashelsia Spencer, 200 block Second Avenue Northwest, reported Wednesday that a male family member assaulted her.

Spencer told police that the man, who was under the influence of illegal drugs, attacked her when she refused to let him eat her children’s food.

The man left before police arrived.

• Omega Williams, Moultrie, reported Monday that her 14-year-old son was assaulted in the 400 block of Seventh Street Northwest.

The teen told police that an older male juvenile started “talking trash” to him as he was passing by some basketball courts, pushed him, slammed him to the ground and hit him in the back of the head with his fist.

Williams’ son had a scrape on his upper left arm and left shoulder area and swelling to the back of the head, police reports said.

• Rico Harris, Moultrie, reported Monday that he was assaulted near the intersection of Sixth Street and First Avenue Southwest.

Harris told police that the man hit him in the face several times and left the area.

Other reports

Moultrie Police Department

• Joyce Zarinana, Moultrie, reported Wednesday that an unauthorized withdrawal of $121 was made from her checking account.