MOULTRIE — Three men were apprehended after they were allegedly involved in the attempted theft of three wigs Tuesday evening.

Reginald Leon Jenkins, 41, of 2312 Evergreen Drive in Albany, Jameria Tremese Ward, 19, of 145 Quail Ridge Road, and Jaris Tashon Henry, 27, of 424 Third Ave. N.W., were each charged with theft by shoplifting. Jenkins was also charged with public drunkenness.

A Moultrie police officer was called to Da Max on Talmadge Drive about 8:30 p.m. Tuesday about a possible armed robbery that had just happened. As the officer arrived, he saw a man, later identified as Jenkins, running across First Avenue Southeast and getting into a Volkswagen Jetta. The officer got in front of the car and stopped it nearby, and Jenkins and the other occupants, identified as Ward and Henry, were all placed under arrest.

The officer spoke with the owner of the store, and he stated Jenkins allegedly grabbed three packs of hair wigs, valued at $25.65, and ran out of the store. He followed after Jenkins but could not catch him. He said Jenkins allegedly kept reaching for something in his waistband while in the store. The officer did not find any weapons on Jenkins following his arrest.

Jenkins, Henry and Ward were then taken to Colquitt County Jail. Police said Jenkins had alcohol in system at the time of the incident.



Arrests

Moultrie Police

• Tony Lamar Murphy, 48, of 413 Third Ave. N.W., was charged Tuesday with driving with a suspended license (second offense).

• Jose Cristobal Montero Lopez, 39, of Funston Road in Doerun, was charged Tuesday with driving without a license and a child restraint violation.



Colquitt County S.O.

• Jose Cruz Ramos, 26, of 36-B Flatford Road in Omega, was charged Tuesday with disorderly conduct, simple battery (family violence) and criminal trespassing.

• Kalvin Jabar Edwards, 28, of 1110 College Circle S., Lot 37, in Tifton, was charged Monday with driving with a suspended license, driving with an expired tag, no proof of insurance and two counts of theft by shoplifting.

• Donyetta Kevett Haynes, 31, of 3 Holly Circle, was charged Tuesday with deposit account fraud.



Berlin Police

• Jeffery Ryan Nelson, 25, of 3229 Crestview Drive in Blackshear, was charged Tuesday with DUI (second offense), possession of marijuana and speeding.



Other Incidents

Moultrie Police

• William Stone reported a thief stole four rods and reels from the back of his Dodge Ram truck while it was parked at Larry’s Bait and Tackle on First Street Northeast between 8:30 a.m. and 10:56 a.m. Tuesday. The value of the stolen items was about $639.

• Melissa Pittman, of Regency Village Drive, reported a male acquaintance stole a 20-inch television and pawned it between 8 a.m. and 3:15 p.m. Tuesday. The value of the stolen television was $300.

• Tina Scott, of Ninth Avenue Southeast, reported someone kicked in her back door between Aug. 1 and 12:20 p.m. Tuesday. Damage was estimated at $100.



Colquitt County S.O.

• Robert Clark, of Robin Lane, reported Tuesday a female relative took his Jennings 9mm pistol and threw it into a pond between April 1 and April 30. The value of the pistol was $250.

• Brandon Watson, of Overlook Drive, reported two dogs got into his fenced-in yard and attacked two chickens, killing one, Tuesday. The dogs were turned over to the Moultrie-Colquitt County Humane Society.

• Enoch Squires reported Tuesday a thief tried to pry open a back door to a house he was watching on Seminole Drive and stole an air compressor and a riding mower Aug. 22.

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