Moultrie Observer

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February 24, 2012

Police find bullet in door frame

MOULTRIE — When a Southeast Moultrie woman reported finding a hole in her closet door Thursday, an officer responding to that complaint found a bullet lodged in the door frame.

Alaundra Williams, 400 block 11th Court Southeast, told the officer that she discovered the damage that morning.

The officer, noticing that the door frame also had been damaged, was able to remove a bullet, which was taken as evidence.

In addition to the door and frame, the security screen and window were damaged, police reports said. The value of the damage was estimated at $750.

Williams told the officer that she had not had any problems with anyone.

In other property damage:

• Holiday Express, 850 Veterans Parkway N., reported Thursday that a lodger left a shower on with the water flow turned outside the shower, damaging the floor and ceiling.

The amount of the damage was estimated at $150.

• An officer responding at 5:50 a.m. to an alarm at Arwood Drugs, 101 N. Main St., found that a piece of cinder block had been thrown through the front door of the business.

The window shattered, but did not break completely, police reports said. No entry was made into the building.

Damage was estimated at $400.

Colquitt County Sheriff’s Office

• Robert Cannon, 2000 block Central Avenue North, Tifton, reported Wednesday that he believes someone has been taking Carter pins from a tractor in the 1800 block of Lonnie Brookard Road.

Cannon told the officer that he has had problems with trespassers and believes someone is sabotaging the tractor.

• Gregory Heatherly, 200 block Hawthorne Drive, reported Wednesday that a neighbor’s dogs have killed about 10 of his chickens.

The Humane Society of Colquitt County removed the dogs, sheriff’s reports said.

Arrests

Moultrie Police Department

• Chedricka Delaney Strum, 19, 618 Fourth Court N.W., was charged Wednesday with probation violation.

• Travien Walker, 1116 Ninth St. S.W., was charged Thursday with theft by shoplifting.

Walker was identified by police from store video from Jan. 12 at Murphy’s Express which showed him and a woman shoplifting, police reports said.

• Abelarmin Gonzales Morales, 20, 134 Dandrum Road, was charged Thursday with no license.

• Johnnie Lewis McNeal, 36, 381 Lake View Road, was charged Thursday with driving with a suspended license and speeding.

Colquitt  County Sheriff’s Office

Luis Carlos Carcamo, 22, 2203 Sylvester Drive, was charged Wednesday with battery (family violence).

Stacey Carcamo reported that her husband hit her in the head and neck. She had swelling and bruising to those areas, sheriff’s reports said.

Luis Carcamo was found lying face down in a wooded area and taken into custody, the reports said.

• Juan Martinez, 33, 6147 U.S. Hwy. 319 N., Omega, was charged Thursday with theft by conversion.

• Gwendolyn Patrice Fowler, 23, 102 Doc Melton Drive, Tifton, was charged Thursday with harassing phone calls.

• Russell Edward Morey, 34, 1147 U.S. Hwy. 19 S., Leesburg, was charged Thursday with  battery (family violence).

• Danny George Sirmons, 55, 6024 Tallokas Road, was charged Thursday with failure to appear.

Doerun Police Department

• Jeffery Bernard Solomon, 42,  809 Pine Ave. Apt. B, Tifton, was charged Thursday with probation violation.

Thefts

Moultrie Police Department

• Ellis Bowman, 1700 block 13th Street Southwest, reported Wednesday the theft of a laptop computer and cash with a total value of $220.

• Brenda Alderman, Moultrie reported Thursday the theft of a Coach wallet and $235.

Alderman told the officer that she lost the wallet in the 600 block of Veterans Parkway South. The wallet was valued at $72 and also contained personal items.

• Jacqueline Hightower, 600 block 10th Street Northwest, reported Thursday the theft of $7,000.

• Bessie Wallace, Tifton reported Thursday the theft of a clothes dryer, barbecue tools, three fishing rods and door knobs from a house in the 1000 block of Second Avenue Northwest.

The value of the stolen property was estimated at $1,448.

• Shannon Sangster, Moultrie, reported Thursday the theft of mechanical tools and an air compressor from a storage unit in the 200 block of North McNaughton Boulevard.

Assaults

Moultrie Police Department

• Reginald Taylor, Tifton, reported Thursday that his juvenile son was assaulted by another boy in the 600 block of Fourth Street Southeast.

Other investigations:

Moultrie Police Department

• Quik Mart, 1524 Fourth Ave. N.E., reported Thursday that a woman cashed six forged checks in the store with a total value of $738.

Colquitt County Sheriff’s Office

• Angela Washington, 1000 block County Line Road, Doerun, reported Wednesday a forged check.

Washington told the officer that she believes a male relative stole a check written to her and forged and cashed it.

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