Local law enforcement responded to three reports alleging the theft of medications, including a burglary at a prominent Moultrie pharmacy.
Moultrie police responded to an alarm at Arwood Drug Company, 101 N. Main St., at 12:17 a.m. Thursday. Officers found someone had broken into the pharmacy.
Missing were four bottles of hydrocodone and a bottle of potassium, police said. The estimated value was $110.
Damaged ceiling tiles led police to think the burglars broke in through the roof, and the Moultrie Fire Department was called out to provide a ladder to access the roof.
Damage to the building was estimated at $150, police said.
• Tim Kilgore, 600 block 26th Avenue Southeast, told police he was robbed Wednesday night at the Shell gas station, 2725 S. Main St.
Kilgore said two men approached him in the convenience store parking lot about 9 p.m. and demanded money. He said they didn’t appear to be armed, but he was frightened so he gave them the $40 he had on him.
He said the men then went through his medicine bag and took out his prescription medicines, Soma and Xanax. Then they ran away.
The officer noted Kilgore’s eyes were “glossy,” his speech was slurred and he was very unsteady when he was standing up. He also noted that Kilgore called police at 11:43 p.m., almost three hours after the robbery; Kilgore said he was too scared to call when the incident first happened.
• Suzanne Martin, 400 block Horne Street in Norman Park, told Colquitt County sheriff’s deputies she reported her car stolen Monday on Shade Murphy Road.
The vehicle was recovered Tuesday and returned to her by a Brooks County deputy, and Martin said drug paraphernalia was still in the car when he gave it to her. She also said dust that she thought was from methamphetamine was all over the car’s interior.
On Wednesday, Martin remembered her prescription bottle of hydrocodone had been in the vehicle when it was stolen. She told the deputy searched but could not find the medicine in the car.
She said there had been about 45 pills remaining when they were stolen.
• Emelie Gonzalez, 100 block Hiers Ave., reported she left her purse in a buggy at Walmart. When she returned it was gone. It contained $150 in cash as well as cards and personal documents.
• Larry Hall, of Moultrie, told police someone forged five of his checks at Wa-Mart, 641 Veterans Parkway, between April 29 and May 2. He said he doesn’t understand how the culprits received the checks because they are associated with an old account.
• Julio Pagoada Licona, 235 Dogwood Drive, was charged Aug. 31 with aggravated battery and tampering with evidence.
• David Honey Wesley, 26, of Tifton, was charged Wednesday with contempt of court.
• Jerry Dewayne Tidwell, 36, 6461 Highway 133 S., ws charged Wednesday with probation violation.
• Two 15-year-olds were charged with being unruly juveniles after the girl’s mother caught the boy in bed with her daughter about 3 a.m. Wednesday. The boy was also charged with criminal trespass for climbing in the girl’s bedroom window.
• Jovan Ronnier Harris, 19, Tifton, was charged Wednesday with no insurance and following too closely. A supplemental report said Harris later provided proof of insurance and said that charge would be dropped.
• Lorena Jimenez, 23, 273 Yogi Bear Road, Norman Park, was charged Wednesday with driving without a license, brake lights/turn signals required, no inurance and affixing licence plate with intent to conceal identity.
• Tracy Lynn Raymond, 42, 1785 Funston-Sigsbee Road, was charged Wednesday with probation violatioin.
• Charlotte Johnson, 38, 1804 West Blvd., was charged Monday with probation violation.
Norman Park Police
• Adrian Henry Herrera, 22, Miami, Fla., ws charged Wednesday with possession of less than an ounce of marijuana and speeding.
Georgia State Patrol
• Bjorn Samuel, 28, Boston, Ga., was charged Wednesday with speeding and driving on a suspended/revoked license.
• Jose Benito Aguilar, 22, 1474 Old Doerun Road, was charged Wednesday with driving without a license, DUI, open container violation and speeding.