MOULTRIE — A Tifton man accused of kidnapping a woman for the second time in a little more than a year’s time is accused of striking the pregnant woman with a car during a Sunday night abduction.

Brenda Yancy, 31, who suffered multiple injuries, told police that the man also beat her and put a knife to her throat after driving her away from her residence in the 2300 block of Highway 33 South, according to the Colquitt County Sheriff’s Office.

Yancy told police that the incident started when Gage Allen Turner came to her residence shortly before 10 p.m.

“He wanted her to go to Tifton,” sheriff’s Inv. Jerome Burgess said. “When she refused he threw her in the car, drove her down (J.D. Herndon) Road and started to beat her a little.

“He took a knife out and put it to her throat. She kicked out the front windshield and got out.”

As Yancy, who is five months pregnant, was in the roadway she was struck by the car, Burgess said. After Turner told her he would take her to the hospital, Yancy got back in the car, but he instead took her to the 500 block of Gene McQueen Road where she was beaten again, the invesitgator’s report stated.

An officer stopped Turner’s 1992 Honda Civic in Norman Park and he was taken into custody.

Yancy suffered injuries to the face, neck, legs and elbow that was struck by the car, Burgess said. Turner, 23, 12 Riverwood Lane, faces charges of kidnapping, aggravated assault, false imprisonment, battery and possibly other charges.

He has an active Moultrie Police Department case in which he is accused of kidnapping Yancy in December 2013, Burgess said.

In another domestic incident from the weekend, Sue Lynn Shiver reported that her boyfriend, David Jerome Weeks, put a knife to her throat after he got angry over a piece of apple pie.

“He was intoxicated and went in to cut a piece of apple pie and almost fell,” sheriff’s Inv. Chris Robinson said. “She (Shiver) told him that she would do it. He got angry, put a knife to her throat and threatened her.”

When deputies arrived at the couple’s 1390 12th Court S.E. residence, Robinson said, Weeks was apparently passed out in bed with a knife next to him.

In other reported violence:

• Witnesses reported Sunday that a man slapped Andria Jones, 1900 block Sylvester Highway, and then attacked her brother Quandarious Jones when he tried to defend her.

Multiple witnesses told police that the attack occurred after the man arrived at about 11:30 a.m. The man reportedly hit Quandarious Jones in the face, causing him to fall and injure his knee. Both he and Andria Jones refused medical treatment.

The Georgia Division of Family and Children Services was notified of the incident due to there being a 2-month-old baby in the residence at the time. The assailant faces charges of battery (family violence), battery and cruelty to children.

• Travis Johnson, 200 block Coy Cox Road, Omega, reported Monday that a female companion attacked him when he refused to give her money to purchase pills.


Sheriff’s Office

• Zachary Argo McIntyre, 26, 1133 U.S. Hwy. 319 S., was charged Friday with financial transaction card fraud.

• Jose Leonel Gutierrez, 33, 31 Regency Village Drive, was charged Sunday with driving without license.

• Joseph Burton, 29, 225 Indian Lake Drive, was charged Friday with pedestrian under the influence.

• Joshua Lee Bennett, 25, 225 West Blvd., was charged Saturday with driving while license suspended.

• Joan Ashley Kringle, 20, 1371 Roundtree Bridge Road, Norman Park, was charged Friday with battery and cruelty to children.

Moultrie Police

• John Stanley Griner, 54, 312 Fourth Ave. S.E., and Michael Allen McMurphy, 52, 302 Fourth Ave. S.E., were each charged Friday with burglary and criminal damage to property.

They are accused of a Jan. 5 break-in at Colquitt County High, 1800 Park Ave., in which change was stolen from vending machines.

• Michael Keegan Camp, 302 N. Mitchell St., Thomasville, was charged Friday with theft by taking.

• Ellen Lou Culpepper, 64, 3898 Beaty Road, Pavo, was charged Saturday with theft by shoplifting.

She is accused of the theft of merchandise value at $61 at Wal-Mart, 641 Veterans Parkway S.

• Matthew Frank Bond, 33, 34 Regency Village Drive, was charged Friday with possession of cocaine and obstruction of an officer.

• Deborah Ann Leslie, 46, 1304 14th St. S.E., was charged Thursday with criminal trespass.

• Tierney T. Montgomery, 26, 1515 Fourth Ave. N.E. Apt. 7, was charged Sunday with battery.

Probation violation

Sheriff’s Office

• Shemenor Latoya McBurrows, 34, 608 Third St. N.W.

• Adam Bonfilio Martinez, 33, 656 Ellis May Road.

Moultrie Police

• Latisha Renee Spivey, 31, 553 27th St. S.E. Apt. 7.

• Jack Rodney Secord, 52, 175 Fletcher Ave.

• Bobby Lee Hill, 20, 853 U.S. Hwy. 319 N.

• Natalie Cheree James, 34, 1322 Summer Circle.


Sheriff’s Office

• Anthony Robinson, 700 block Sumner Road, reported Sunday the theft of three flat screen televisions -- an Element 32-inch, Sansui 19-inch and Seiki 40-inch. He estimated the total value of the property at $529.

Moultrie Police

• Deanna Perry, 500 block Seventh Avenue Southeast, reported Friday the theft of a Philips television, a black chest of drawers, $200, a female pit bull and her puppies.


Sheriff’s Office

• Lashonda Teemer, Jonesboro, reported Sunday the theft of a rental car valued at $23,000 and $620 in cash in the 100 block of Denham Road.

Teemer told police that while visiting an old boyfriend she sat on the front porch of the residence with two other women. When she left with a friend she discovered that $620 was missing from her purse.

When she returned to the residence a 2014 Chevrolet Equinox she had rented from Enterprise was not there. She reported that she called the ex-boyfriend several times but he did not answer the telephone.

Teemer told police that she later saw a Facebook post of one of the women from the porch that said “Somebody going to be without rent money,” making her suspect that woman in the theft.

• Bonnie Patterson, 5000 block Highway 33, reported Friday the theft of $30 worth of gasoline out of the tank of her car.

Moultrie Police

• William Lee, 400 block 31st Street Southeast, reported Friday the theft of a 2006 Ford F-150 pickup truck valued at $5,300.

Entering auto

Moultrie Police

• Heather Hightower, 35, Moultrie, reported Friday the theft of property valued at $55 from a 2012 Nissan Armada parked in the 3100 block of South Main Street.

Property damage

Sheriff’s Office

• Irvin Tatum reported Saturday that while checking property in the 100 block of Grizzly Bear Road, Norman Park, he found a gate chain had been cut and a clearing made in the woods.

Tatum told police that he found a fresh fire pit and several beer cans on the property.    

• Sally Taylor, 1200 block Bay Rockyford Road, Hartsfield, reported Sunday that a male family member hit a television set with a baseball bat and then left in her car without permission.

Police took the man into custody when Taylor reported that he had returned and he faces a charge of criminal trespass.

Moultrie Police

• Calvin Washington, 300 block Second Street Northwest, reported Friday that a 2004 Acura 3.5RL had been damaged.


Sheriff’s Office

• Norman Michael, 400 block Walter Norman Road, Hartsfield, reported Thursday that a checking account had been opened in his name in Milwaukee, Wis., and that checks totaling $241 were written on it.

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