2010-12-29 / Public Safety





December 20 800E Stopping Suspicious Person/Vehicle, Speeding • Pic-N-Sav, Unlock Car • Assist EMS, 2x, 712 E. Main • Chase cows, Phillips St. • Investigate Suspicious Vehicle, Freewill Baptist Church • Walk, Square

800C Traffic stop, 2x • Two warranties • Assist EMS, Main St. • Cows out, 310 • Cows out, 91

800L Accident, 2nd St. • Stopping Suspicious Person/ Vehicle, 2x

800L Accident, 2nd St. • Stopping Suspicious Person/ Vehicle, 2x

December 21 800C Christmas Detail, square • Domestic problem, Star Motel • Flim- Flam Reports, IGA, Shell

800G Assist motorist, Colquitt Food Mart • Investigate Suspicious Vehicle, Stopping Suspicious Person, Alltel • Prowler Report, Holy Street, possible no contact • Wanted/ Stolen Indicated, Hardee’s • Suspicious Noise, Grow St., no contact • Fight or Disorder Reported, 401 N. 1st St., Apts. • Stand by

December 22 800L Burglary, 2x • Escort, funeral • Vehicle Accident • Suspicious Person • Assist Task Force



On December 23, 2010, Colquitt Police Chief Scott Worsley talked with Lisa Hayes of Newton. Ms. Hayes stated that while she was at the Bus Station, she dropped her check book containing $205.00 in cash, on the ground near her vehicle. She also stated that when she came out of the bus station, her wallet was on the ground beside her vehicle, but the money was missing. A witness observed a black male drive off in an older model, green, 4-Door, Passenger Car. The case is under investigation by The Colquitt Police Department.

Burglary-Forced Entry

On December 21, 2010, while assisting Investigator Kirkland on a burglary at Phillips Auto Parts, Inv. Kirkland and officer Lawson found some footprints leading from Phillips Auto Parts Store to the rear of the Clenney Insurance Agency Building. At that time, Inv. Kirkland and Officer Lawson observed minor scratches to the rear of the door strike plate. Ms. Mary Ann Revells noticed a 32-inch Samsung Flat Screen TV was taken from the storage closet. Photographs and casts were taken of the footprints. The case is under investigations.

Burglary-Forced Entry

On December 21, 2010, Officer Scott Lawson was dispatched by Ms. Sheila of the Colquit Police Department to be en route to Phillips’ Auto Parts located at 512 East Crawford St. to speak with the owner about someone damaging his cash box. When Officer Lawson arrived at the scene, he began talking with Mr. Phillips. Mr. Phillips stated that when he came into his store, on the morning of December 22, he found that his cash box had been pried open. The incident was turned over to Investigator Kirkland.


On December 22, 2010, Officer Charles Griffin heard a fire apparatus en route to a call. The complainant, Marquisa Hopkins of Colquitt advised Officer Griffin that she was assaulted. Ms. Hopkins was advised to report the incident to the police department.

Theft by Deception

On December 21, 2010, Officer Christopher Medina was dispatched to the IGA on W. Main St. in reference to theft by deception. When Officer Medina arrived on the scene, he spoke with the complainant, Kimberly Nicole Donley of Colquitt. Ms. Donley advised that a black male came to her register and purchased items totaling $2.14. The suspect paid with a 50 dollar bill. The suspect advised that he wanted to pay in exact change, and then asked for his change back in several different ways confusing the cashier. The suspect took the extra $150.00 that the cashier, Ms. Donley, gave him and left the store. The suspect was wearing a black golf style hat, black coat and black pants. He was in the store with another black male in dark clothing. Both men left the store at the same time.


On December 20, 2010, Erica Yvette Johnson of Colquitt, driving a 2000 Toyota Camry, was backing from a residence on 2nd Street and struck a parked equipment trailer parked on the side of 2nd Street. There was no damage to the trailer.

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