Thefts reported Monday to area law enforcement agencies topped more than $77,000, with an antique Italian automobile and the theft of two trailers and a car frame accounting for most of that amount.

Norman Lipick of Fort Myers, Fla., reported that theft of a 1972 DeTomaso Pantera that he purchased in Moultrie, Moultrie Police Department reports said.

Lipick told the officer that he had hired a Virginia man to drive the car to his residence, but the car had not arrived. He valued the car at $60,000.

In a theft valued at $13,500, Boring Glass Co., 638 Industrial Drive, reported to the Colquitt County Sheriff’s Office that two trailers were stolen over the weekend. One of the trailers contained a 1969 Chevrolet Camaro frame.

In other thefts:

Moultrie Police Department

• John Hunt, Moultrie, reported Monday that theft of two relative’s retirement checks totaling $1,900.

• Daqueen Slaughter, Moultrie, reported Monday the theft of a wallet out of a cart while she was shopping in the 600 block of Veterans Parkway South.

Slaughter told the officer that she later recovered the wallet from store personnel, but that $300 inside had been taken.

• Carlton Smith, 1500 block Fourth Avenue Northeast, reported Monday the theft of $220.

Smith told the officer that a female acquaintance admitted taking the money to pay rent.

Colquitt County Sheriff’s Office

• Adam Bengston, 2500 block Dauphin Drive, Mobile, Ala., reported Monday the theft of a Diamondback truck tool box valued at $350.

Bengston told the officer that he allowed a male relative in Moultrie to use the truck, and that when he got it back the tool box was missing. The relative told him that he had given the tool box away.

• Rivera Chavez-Eduardo, 1100 block South Gordon Avenue, Adel, reported Monday that after he purchased an S-10 pickup truck from a man he learned that the seller owes money on the vehicle.

Chavez-Eduardo told the officer that he has the truck, but when he attempted to get the title he learned that the seller had borrowed money against the vehicle.

• Gayla Penland, 800 block Doc Darbyshire Road, reported Monday the theft of $50 in coins, four packs of cigarettes, a Lorazepam prescription bottle, Apple iPod and 12-inch dagger with a total value of $342.

• James Young, 1000 block Coastline Avenue, Albany, reported Monday the theft of two window air conditioners valued at $800 from a house in the 200 block of 23rd Street Southeast.

• Raymond Conger, 100 block Cox Lane, reported Monday the theft of a leather wallet, $70 in cash and government-issued cards.

Conger told the officer that two women, one of whom he had met before, came to his residence and asked to use the telephone. While they were there, he reported, one of the women went to the restroom in the back of the house near his bedroom door.

He later discovered that the wallet was missing.


Moultrie Police Department

• Christopher Lee Johns, 27, 528 Herman Simmons Road, Doerun, was charged Tuesday with probation violation.

• Dalton Ray Jones, 19, 717 1/2 Hillcrest Ave., was charged with contempt of court.

 Marquise Perez Knight, 25, 923 Smith Road, was charged Monday with probation violation.

• Connie Mathews, 53, 30 Indian Lake Drive, was charged Monday with shoplifting.

• Kelli Dale Barnes, 39, 225 Indian Lake Drive Lot 14, was charged Monday with probation violation.

• James Adam King, 37, 503 Fifth Ave. S.E. Unit 10, was charged Monday with simple battery.

• Antonio Sablon Ane, 42, Moultrie, was charged Monday with battery.

Police reports said that Ane was involved in an argument with Roberto Escalona that turned physical. That altercation occurred after Escalona honked his horn because he thought Ane had parked in his space. Ane moved his car and an argument started once Escalona parked his vehicle.

Ane told the officer he threw the first punch after Escalona said something offensive.

Colquitt County Sheriff’s Office

• Christopher James-Delauhter Gore, 256, 1816 Fourth St. S.E., was charged Monday with criminal trespass and harassing phone call.

• John Michael Conway, 29, 209 Clay St., was charged Monday with bail jumping and probation violation.

• Thomas Jerome Brannen, 25, 812 Doc Darbyshire Road Lot 11, and Shannon Thomas Hancock, 20, 1517 R.L. Sears Road, Norman Park, were each charged Monday with disorderly conduct.

An officer was dispatched at 12:44 p.m. to a call of a disturbance and  a man possibly pointing a gun at people.

No evidence was found to make an arrest on weapons charges, sheriff’s reports said.

• Billy James Carter, 18, 812 Doc Darbyshire Road, was charged Monday with probation violation.

Norman Park Police Department

• James Michael Harnage, 26, 607 Brooksmill Circle, Hermitage, Tenn., was charged Monday with driving while license suspended and seat belt violation.

• Assaults

Colquitt County Sheriff’s Office

• Suzan McCoy, 500 block Country Circle, reported Monday that a male relative assaulted her when she asked him to leave her residence due to his conduct.

McCoy told the officer that the man also attacked her husband, Mickey McCoy, during the incident.

Other investigations:

Moultrie Police Department

• South Georgia Banking Co., 410 Lane St., reported Monday that a man opened a banking account using a fraudulent $4,875 check.

• Tommy’s Package , 1504 First Ave. S.E., reported Monday that a counterfeit $10 bill was passed at the store.

Colquitt County Sheriff’s Office

• John Hall, 900 block Pineboro Road, reported Monday that his Social Security number had been used by someone who filed a fraudulent income tax return.

Hall told the officer that someone also had used his Social Security number to open a credit card account.

• Patricia Morgan, 100 West Street, Norman Park, reported Monday that five checks totaling $1,990 had been written on her checking account.

Morgan told the officer the checks were written in Texas between Dec. 29 and Feb. 29.

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