A Norman Park man was apprehended with the help of a Moultrie Police K-9 early Tuesday morning.

Adrian Jackson, 28, of 4558 Highway 319 N. in Norman Park, was charged with duty to obey an officer.

Moultrie police officers were at Knuck McCrary Park on Magnolia Lane about a suspicious vehicle there at 1:18 a.m. Tuesday. The vehicle and its occupant were allowed to leave, but officers heard sticks breaking nearby and saw two black males fleeing the area.

The officers began to chase after the two men on foot, but they were a significant distance away. One of the officers got his K-9 from his patrol car, and the dog was sent into the woods along with the officers to search for the two men. The K-9 was off its leash but remained close to the officers during the foot pursuit, police said.

After a short time, one of the men, identified as Jackson, was found lying on his back in the woods and was placed under arrest. The second man, however, was not found after officers lost sight of him. Jackson was then taken to Colquitt County Jail.

Arrests

Moultrie Police

• Chedricka Delaney Strum, 18, of 517 Eighth St. S.W., was charged Monday with driving without a license and a child restraint violation.

Sheriff’s Office

• Peratta Vargas, 30, of Chattahoochee Ave., Apt. 601-A, in Blakely, was charged Friday with driving without a license and headlights required.

Georgia State Patrol

• Everardo Rodriguez Cardenas, 24, of 401 E. Gate Circle, was charged Monday with driving without a license.

• Heather Nichole Bell, 25, of 137 Lighter Knot Court, was charged Monday with driving with a suspended license.

• Andre Bernard Williams, of 1320 W. Central Ave., was charged Saturday with DUI, driving with a suspended license and an open container violation.

• Michael Logan Hampton, 18, of 2440 Ellenton-Omega Road in Norman Park, was charged Friday with DUI and possession of marijuana less than one ounce.

Other Incidents

Sheriff’s Office

• Sydney Tillman reported a thief stole her purse, containing a Samsung digital camera and case, an Apple iPod, $3 cash, her wallet, makeup, jewelry, her license, a debit card, a cell phone and her brother’s keys, from her unlocked Chevrolet Z-71 truck while it was parked at the air strip on Thaggard Road in Doerun between 9 p.m. and 11 p.m. Saturday. The value of the stolen items was $998.

• Rhonda Powell, of Livingston Bridge Road in Omega, reported a thief stole seven bottle of prescription medicine from her vehicle between 8 p.m. Sunday and 5:25 p.m. Monday. The value of the stolen medications was $115.

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