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March 29, 2012

Woman charged with stealing golf balls

MOULTRIE — A Moultrie woman charged in a shoplifting case is accused of stealing golf balls, Moultrie Police Department reports said.

Walmart, 641 S. Veterans Parkway, reported that Jerri Lynn Pero walked out of the store with three packs of Taylor Made golf balls that she did not pay for, police reports said.

Pero was detained by a loss prevention officer until police arrived.

Pero, 41, 1972 Ga. Hwy. 37 E., was charged with theft by shoplifting.

In other arrests:

• James Love, 64, 9 Apt. C Fourth Ave. N.W., was charged Wednesday with defective equipment and no driver’s license.

Love was stopped because of a defective tail light on a 1988 Jeep Cherokee, at which time the officer determined he did not have a license, police reports said.


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• Dale Sanders, Doerun, reported Wednesday that a man pulled a knife and threatened him Saturday during an incident in the 700 block of Second Avenue Southwest.

Sanders told the officer that the man got irate with him after the man approached him about a civil matter.


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• Melissa Vann, Hartsfield, reported Wednesday the theft of clothes and a microwave oven from a storage shed in the 600 block of North Main Street. The value of the property was estimated at $550.

• Charlie Key, Moultrie, reported Thursday the theft of a Samsung touch screen phone he left on the counter of a convenience store in the 500 block of Veterans Parkway South.

The estimated value of the phone is $130.

Property damage

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• McDonald’s, 506 First Ave. S.E., reported Wednesday that someone has written on men’s room walls on three occasions, most recently on Wednesday.

Manager Chris Adams told the officer that three young males have been hanging out in the restaurant at the times he noticed the writing. He estimated the cost of cleaning the wall at $16.

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