MOULTRIE — An antique car valued at $80,000 was stolen overnight Friday from the hotel where a Florida man was staying.

Billy Holland, 42, of Riverview, reported that his 1966 Chevrolet Corvette had been taken from the parking lot outside his motel room in the 1700 block of First Avenue Southeast. He arrived there with the car at 8:30 p.m. and he discovered that it was gone at about 7:20 a.m. Saturday.

He described the car as Nassau blue.

In other reported thefts

Moultrie Police

• Murphy Oil USA, 505 Veterans Parkway S., reported Saturday that a man walked out with a case of Bud Light without paying then left in a silver Ford Explorer.

Wal-Mart, 641 Veterans Parkway S., reported Saturday that three males shoplifted two HP notebook computers valued at $399 each.

• Rafel Rosalez, 400 block East Central Avenue, reported Sunday the theft of $30.Rosalez told police that a woman with whom he was watching television and only knows by her first name took the money. Police searched the area for a woman matching his description but did not find anyone.

Sheriff’s Office

• Franklin Eubanks, 3200 block Old Adel Road, reported Saturday the theft of a 2004 Chevrolet Impala valued at $7,000.

Eubanks told police that he was notified by Morven police that a driver wrecked during a chase in the city.


Moultrie Police

• Holly Diane Croft, 39, 1941 Third St. S.E., was charged Friday with theft by taking.

• Deborah Denise Jones, 37, 606 Sixth St. S.W., was charged Friday with failure to stop at accident with damage and disorderly conduct.

• George L. Johnson, 54, 509 Second St. N.W., was charged Friday with driving while license suspended and expired tag.

• Enrique Navarro, 50, 1928 E. First St. Apt. 1, Crossville, Tenn., was charged Friday with no driver’s license.

• Fernando Bernard Palmore, 46, 407-A Wadkins Ave., Albany, was charged Saturday with theft by shoplifting.

He is accused of walking out of Wal-Mart, 641 Veterans Parkway S., with an air mattress valued at $70 that was not paid for.

• Ricky Bernard Boyd, 53, 114 Vinson St., was charged Saturday with disorderly conduct.

• Vinnie David Garcia, 18, 1815 John Small Ave., Washington, N.C., was charged Sunday with no driver’s license and lighted headlights required.

• Steven Ray Miller, 41, 45 Buttonwood Lane, Thomasville, was charged Sunday with duty to obey officer.

• Randy Lamb, 38, 2604 Sylvester Drive, was charged Sunday with driving while license suspended, and Dylon Reid Allegood, 20, 180-B Anderson Drive, was charged Sunday with suspended license.

The men were arrested when police responded to the 400 block of Veterans Parkway North at 1:20 a.m. to a report of a dispute.

Sheriff’s Office

• Marvin Lewis Thompson, 71, 806 Fletcher St., Thomasville, was charged Friday with deposit account fraud and theft by deception.

• Tonya Renee McMurphy, 136 Elham Road, was charged Friday with failure to appear.

• Jose Vega-Espinoza, 700 Sardis Church Road, was charged Friday with pedestrian under the influence.

• Jonah Douglas Tillman, 23, 392 Jonah Tillman Road, was charged Friday with failure to appear.

• Dianna Marie Thornton, 31, 800 16th St. Apt. A-6, Adel, was charged Thursday with drugs to be kept in original container.

• Juan Carlos Hernandez-Gomez, 118 31st Ave. N.E., was charged Friday with driving without license

Georgia State Patrol

• Sharron Maleek Lewis, 19, 853 U.S. Hwy. 319 N., was charged Saturday with driving under the influence and impeding traffic flow.

• Rickey Mitchell Griffin, 928 Wesley Chapel Road, Berlin, was charged Friday with possession of marijuana and driving under the influence.

• Myda Garza, 34, 124 Mark Lane, was charged Friday with driving under the influence and endangerment of a child under 14 while driving under the influence.

Probation violation

Moultrie Police

• Tovonya Shaunece Thomas, 26, 1201 Sixth Ave. N.W. Apt. H.

• Angel Gonzalez, 22, 77 30th Ave. N.W. Lot 4.

• Arthur Clinton Jennings, 38, 1594 Shade Murphy Road.

Sheriff’s Office

• Matthew Edmondson, 27, 260 Fulghum Lane, Sparks.

Property damage

Moultrie Police

• Ameris Bank, 1701 First Ave. S.E., reported Friday that a truck struck a roof of a drive-through lane.

Damage included a cracked vacuum tube, to the roof corner and each pillar post between each drive-through lane and to the inside portion of the teller office, police said.

• Cecelia Bodiford, 51, Coolidge, reported Friday that a 2002 Ford Explorer was damaged while parked in the 3100 block of South Main Street.

There was a scratch on the car and the cost to repair it was unknown, police said.

• Latavia Green, 33, Norman Park, reported Saturday that a 2009 Pontiac G6 was damaged while parked in the 2400 block of South Main Street.

The car had damage to the left front bumper and headlight lens, and scrub marks on the driver’s side, police said. The cost to repair the car was unknown.

• Tetrina Young, 40, Moultrie, reported Sunday that a 2010 Nissan Altima was damaged while parked in the 300 block of Second Avenue Northeast.

The car had damage to the rear passenger door, trunk and driver’s door, police said.

• Amanda Booker, 27, Pavo, reported Sunday that a 2004 Chevrolet Tahoe was damaged while parked in the 3100 block of South Main Street.

A pipe found at the scene may have been thrown by a lawn mower that she saw being used nearby, Booker told police.


Sheriff’s Office

• Jeffrey Wilson, 500 block Clarence Jones Road, reported Friday that two family members’ Social Security numbers had been used to file fraudulent income tax returns.

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