Moultrie Observer

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March 23, 2010

Numerous thefts in weekend crime tally

MOULTRIE — MOULTRIE — Numerous incidents of thefts, property damage and fraud were reported to authorities over the weekend. They included:

• Josh Grantham, 5300 block Georgia Highway 133 North, Doerun, reported Sunday the theft of irrigation pipe from a site in the 5900 block of Thigpen Trail.

A witness to the theft followed a truck and van to Dougherty County, and when they stopped at a residence called the Dougherty County Police Department. A Colquitt County deputy went to the residence, where the pipe was recovered and brought back to Colquitt County by the witness. Charges are pending.

• Nikki Robinson, 700 block Sumner Road, reported Sunday that a male acquaintance stole her Social Security card when he entered her residence without permission to retrieve clothing.

The man fled into a wooded area when an officer arrived. A bag containing clothing and Ro• Alicia Sheffield, 3400 block Georgia Highway 133 North, Doerun, reported Saturday that a front window of her residence was broken and the theft of a bulldog mix dog.

• Tracy Crawford, 500 block Newsome Road, reported Saturday that a female acquaintance borrowed her 1993 Ford Explorer on March 8 and has not returned the vehicle after several requests for her to do so.

• Steven Spells, 100 block Kindling Court, reported Friday an attempted break-in at his residence. A female relative returning home found a door ajar and called 911.

• Brad Zimmerman, 1300 block 11th Avenue Southeast, reported Sunday the theft of his son’s green Next bicycle.

• Heather Weeks, 3700 block U.S. Highway 82, Tifton, reported that a storage unit in the 1600 block of Camilla Highway was entered. A Whirlpool washer and dryer and lamp shade were stolen and other belongings were damaged.

• Ray Braswell, 1100 block Fourth Street Southwest, reported Saturday the theft of a 2001 Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle.

• Generial White, 500 block Third Street Northwest, reported Saturday that a male acquaintance stole $20.

• Brandon Johnson, 600 block Ben Baker Road, reported Friday that a 1994 Honda Civic parked at Lowe’s, 602 Veterans Parkway, was stolen.

• Kacy Jones, 100 block Ninth Avenue Southeast, reported Friday the theft of a DVD player and 20 DVDs.

• Bishops, 402 First Street St. S.E., reported Friday that an employee’s check was stolen and cashed by another employee.

Fraud

• Andy Belcher, 2400 block Sumner Road, reported Friday that a female relative’s Social Security number had been used by someone he does not know for income tax filing purposes. binson’s Social Security card were found, and the man later was taken into custody after a foot chase.

Property damage

• Reuben Collick, 146 Jannett Lane, reported Friday that the driver’s-side tire of his vehicle was punctured.

• Michael Adams, 100 block Yates Lane, reported Saturday finding belongings scattered in his residence when he returned home. Nothing appeared to be missing.

• Tomika Edwards 1500 block First Avenue Northeast, reported Sunday that a rented 2009 Chevrolet Malibu was hit by another vehicle while parked in the 700 block of Third Street Northwest.

• An officer responding Saturday to an alarm found a window broken at Apperson’s Pecans, 502 N. Main St., and that a Dodge Dakota Sport also had been damaged.

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