Moultrie Observer

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June 25, 2012

28 arrests over weekend

MOULTRIE — Law enforcement agencies in the county racked up 28 arrests over the weekend, including a number of DUI charges and one man accused of strolling naked through downtown Moultrie.

In the latter case, Elbernezer Walker was arrested after police received reports of a nude man at the post office in Moultrie and a short time later at a business across the street from the courthouse.

Police reports said that Walker was walking along the street “without a stitch of clothes on.”

Other witnesses reported that Walker was wearing a pair white socks.

Walker, 40, 3121 Third St. S.W., was booked on charges of public indecency and probation violation.

Walker was arrested on April 23 on charges of driving under the influence, drug possession and other traffic violations after police received reports of a truck circling in northwest Moultrie possibly while in possession of drugs. At the time, a glass pipe and suspected crack cocaine was found in the vehicle with Walker.

In other arrests

Moultrie Police

• Teresa Joy Johnson, 43, Cordele, was charged Saturday with theft by shoplifting.

Walmart, 641 Veterans Parkway, reported that Johnson was removing video games from their boxes and putting them in her purse.

When confronted by store employees as she tried to leave the store, police reports said Johnson refused to let them examine her purse. When an officer arrived games totaling $129 were found in the purse.

• William James Stevens, 60, 507 Oak Circle, was charged Friday with suspended license, tag light violation and probation violation.

• Kendra Patrice Lyles, 33, 517 Fourth Ave. N.W., was charged Sunday with open container violation and failure to appear.

• Randy Thomas, 41, 6 Pearl St., was charged Friday with stalking.

• Myria Corona, 22, Regency Village Lot 2, was charged Saturday with no license and tag light violation.

• Andrew Clarke Whittington, 26, 148 Quail Lane, was charged Saturday with driving while license is suspended, possession of marijuana open container violation and seat belt violation.

• Daniel Young, Moultrie, reported Sunday that he was beaten and robbed of $27 and his boots.

An officer was sent to the 700 block of Rowland Drive, where emergency medical responders had been sent to treat an injured man.

Young reported that he had been walking from Walmart when he was attacked by an unknown number of people. He could not provide a description or identify the location of the assault.

Young had injuries to the head, left eye and right leg, police reports said.

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