A clerk at a Moultrie convenience store reported a customer pulled a fast one on her during a busy time Thursday afternoon — but she gave police the name of the man she says did it.

The clerk at Packer Food Mart, 1409 N. Main St., reported that she cashed a check for the customer in the amount of $182.68. He wanted to buy a money order. She placed the check on the counter as she prepared the money order, and he slipped it off while she was distracted. Then, he gave it to her again to be cashed a second time.

The clerk told the officer numerous people cash checks from National Beef at the same time, so it didn’t catch her attention. About a half-hour later, she made inventory and found a check missing. She reviewed the surveillance tape and saw the customer grab the check off the counter and saw him give her the same check again.

The video and the receipts from both transactions were taken for evidence, police said.

Other thefts

Moultrie Police Department

• Chris Spivey, of Eighth Street Southeast, told police that between 8 a.m. and 8:03 p.m. Thursday someone broke into his residence and stole items valued at $350.

• The owner of the Moultrie Inn reported someone breaking into a room at 12:35 a.m. Friday. The responding officer determined $435 in cash was stolen during a burglary.

• At 2:54 a.m. Thursday, a Moultrie police officer responded to an alarm at Enmark, 915 First Ave. S.E., and discovered someone had broken into the kiosk and taken $191 in cash.

• Eddie Shour, of Moultrie, reported Thursday that a man he knows wrote him a bad check for $650 March 1. He notified the man but the man still hasn’t made good on the check.

Arrests

Moultrie Police Department

• Nathaniel Jerome Wiley, 28, of 302 Fourth Ave. S.W., was charged with speeding, no driver’s license and driving with a suspended tag.

• Bobby L. Huntley, 44, of Boston, Ga., was charged with contempt of court June 28.

• Santavis Elizabeth Davis, 22, 316 First Ave. S.W., was charged Thursday with disorderly conduct in connection with a May 25 incident.

• Asequinta Denise Davis, 19, 921 Fourth Ave. S.W., was charged Thursday with disorderly conduct in connection with a May 25 incident.

Sheriff’s Office

• Mary Catherine Bentley, 39, 420 Magnolia Avenue, was charged Wednesday with theft by receiving stolen property.

• Diana Michelle Contreras, 22, 877 Culbertson Road, was charged Thursday with two counts of probation violation.

• Andrea Lenora Goethia, 38, of Baxley, was charged Wednesday with possession of marijuana by an inmate.

• Fredrick Bernard Williford, 48, 1004 Joe Lewis Ave., was charged Thursday on a bench warrant for failure to appear.

Other incidents

Moultrie Police Department

• Kristy Martinez, of Moultrie, reported a woman she knows has continuously harassed a family member for a month and a half.

• Tiarra Fulton, of Sylvester, told Moultrie police that a woman she knows has called and texted her harassing messages, and whenever the woman sees her she tries to fight with her. The events started in early June, but the most recent incident was Wednesday at Paradise Apartments.

• Kenneth Smith, of Moultrie, told police he had a verbal argument Thursday morning at Sunset Redi-Mix on Highway 33 South. After he turned to go, the man with whom he argued struck him; that man told police he was following Smith and stumbled, but the officer reviewed a surveillance video that he said showed the second man attacking Smith.

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