MOULTRIE -- A Moultrie man was apprehended Saturday after he allegedly attempted to drown his 4-year-old son sometime between June 13 and Thursday.

John Wesley Jordan, 26, of 1604 Sunrise Ave., was charged with aggravated assault with the intent to murder and cruelty to children (first degree).

A warrant issued by the Moultrie Police Department said Jordan allegedly hit his 4-year-old son all over his body during that time period. This left the boy with bruises over his body, a swollen nose and knots on his forehead.

In addition to being abused, the warrant alleges that Jordan grabbed the 4- year-old boy by the neck and started choking him. He then submerged the boy's face and body underwater in a bathtub, the warrant alleges.

A more detailed report on the incident and arrest is expected today (Tuesday) by the Moultrie Police Department.

In other criminal investigations over the weekend, the following reports were filed:

- Roslyn Moore, of Shy Manor Drive, reported an unknown person flattened two tires and wrote and drew all over her Dodge Intrepid in marker between 8 p.m. June 20 and 2:37 p.m. June 21. Damage to the vehicle was approximately $500.

- Harvey Smith, of Shy Manor Drive, reported an unknown person flattened two tires and wrote obscenities and scratched the hood of his Buick Lesabre between 8 p.m. June 20 and 2:37 p.m. June 21. Damage to the vehicle was approximately $500.

- Izer Bowman, of Fifth Street Northwest, reported an unknown person broke out a passenger window of his Chevrolet Caprice and stole a JVC CD stereo and a CD case with CD's inside between 8:30 p.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. Sunday. Damage to the vehicle and the total value of the stolen items was $730.

- Janett Manrique, Valeria Gularte, Jaime Castaneta and Jose Manrique reported an unknown person stole a T-Mobile cell phone, three gold necklaces, a gold ring, a bookbag, 20 CD's, an RCA portable CD player and a Sprint cell phone from an unlocked Chevrolet Suburban while they were performing at the R.D. Smith Youth Center on Fifth Avenue Northwest between 4 p.m. and 8:36 p.m. Saturday. The total value of the stolen items was approximately $1,120.

- Demetrius Walker reported an unknown person cut CNS cable lines and Alltel phone lines at Walker Classic Cuts on First Street Southwest Saturday. Damage to the cut lines was unknown at the time of report.

- Leatha Sanders, of Highland Boulevard, reported an unknown person stole a Panasonic DVD player from her unlocked Chevrolet S-10 pickup Friday. The value of the stolen DVD player was unknown at the time of report.

- Pam Sutton reported a female acquaintance cracked the windshield and stole a Sony CD player while it was parked at Motes Grocery on Third Avenue Northwest Thursday. The value of the stolen CD player was $200, but damage to the vehicle was unknown at the time of report.

- Jose Cuevas, of Fourth Avenue Northeast, reported Saturday an unknown person damaged a passenger door of his Ford F-150 between 10 p.m. June 18 and 8 a.m. June 19. Damage to the vehicle was estimated at over $500.

- Antonio Corona, of Overlook Drive, reported an unknown person broke out a window at his residence and stole a Durabrand 13-inch television, a portable radio/cassette/CD player and $1,000 cash Friday. The total value of the stolen items was $1,210.

- Dannis Smith, of Henry Weeks Road in Norman Park, reported a male relative punched a hole in his dining room wall, broke an outdoor chair, pulled up plants and cut up a picture between 9 a.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. Saturday. Total damage at the residence was $157.

- Elaine Brack, of Hill Road in Norman Park, reported an unknown person shot her Shepherd mix dog in the hip with a .22-caliber handgun while it was walking in the road Sunday. The dog was taken to the veterinarian's office for treatment.

- Justin Hill, of Yates Lane, reported an unknown person stole a Pioneer CD player, a Boss 7.2-inch television, a Dell Inspiron computer and a money bag with $145 inside from his Volvo 760 between 12:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Saturday. The total value of the stolen items was estimated at $3,845.

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