Moultrie Observer


October 3, 2012

Woman says vulgarity led her to attack man

MOULTRIE — A Moultrie man may have been fortunate Tuesday to be hit with an iron as his accused attacker told police that if she had a gun at the time she would have shot him.

Police were dispatched at about 10:43 a.m. to the 403 Hillcrest Drive residence of Maggie Daniels, agency reports said, where Taurus Edwards, 35, reported that Daniels hit him in the back with an iron. He told police that Daniels came into the room fussing at him and then struck him, Moultrie Police Department reports said..

Daniels told police that she hit Edwards in the back with the iron because Edwards called her a vulgar name during an argument.

“She also stated that if she had a gun she would have shot him instead of hitting him with the iron,” police reports said.

Edwards has been living at the residence with her and her granddaughter, Daniels told police, and she wants him to move out.

In other assaults:

Colquitt County Sheriff’s Office

• Beverly Walker, 192 Shadowood Drive, reported Tuesday that a female family member kicked her in the leg, hit her with a pillow and used vulgar language toward her.

The girl was taken into custody and turned over to the Juvenile Justice Department.


Moultrie Police Department

• Qunika S. Fields, 19, 716 Fourth Ave. S.W., was charged Tuesday with probation violation.

Colquitt County Sheriff’s Office

• Karina Linares Hidalgo, 42, 159 Branch St., Omega, was charged Tuesday with driving with suspended or revoked license and speeding.

• Takhari Deneen Taylor, 22, 2201 West Blvd., was charged Tuesday with forgery.

• James Lankford Hortman, 36, 2610 Smith Road, was charged Tuesday with probation violation.

• Stephanie Mae Melton, 36, 306 21st Ave. N.E., was charged Tuesday with probation violation.

Berlin Police Department

• Carl Edwards Jenkins, 35, 234 Crawford St., Berlin was charged Tuesday with driving while license withdrawn, public drunk and obstruction of an officer.

Jenkins was arrested after Raj Patel at a 5448 Hwy. 133 S. convenience store, reported that Jenkins concealed merchandise and then threw it at him when Patel confronted Jenkins, sheriff’s reports said.

Patel told officers he did not wish to press theft charges, but does not want Jenkins returning to the store.


Moultrie Police Department

• Bobby Wilson, 100 block Fifth Street Northwest, reported Tuesday the theft of 20 telephone adapters, six wall adapters, five oven eyes and a white barrel with a total value of $250.

• Rust Murphy, first block Fifth Street Northeast, reported Tuesday the theft of a knife valued at $100.

• Save-A-Lot, 205 Sixth St. S.E., reported Tuesday that a toy concealed a tomato valued at 46 cents in his pants.

The juvenile admitted taking the tomato and was charged with theft by shoplifting before being released to his grandmother, police said.

Property damage

Moultrie Police Department

• Natasha Parrish, Norman Park, reported Tuesday that a 1998 Honda Accord was scratched while parked overnight in the 700 block of Georgia Highway 133 South.


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