2017-12-06 / Public Safety

COLQUITT POLICE DEPARTMENT REPORTS

DAMAGE TO

PROPERTY

On Thursday, November 30, 2017, Officer Lonnie Wade was dispatched to East Crawford in reference to a line down.

Upon arrival, the officer spoke with Donald Bradley Culpepper who stated that he was driving his 2014 Ford F-350 hauling a John Deere disc.

Culpepper misjudged clearance and struck the telephone line causing the phone line to break and get tangled up in the disc.

Statements were taken, and the phone line was removed off the roadway.

POSSESSION OF

MARIJUANA

On Thursday, November 30, 2017, Officer Lonnie Wade was dispatched to 150 East Geer Street in reference to a domestic dispute.

Upon arrival, the officer went to the door, and a white male identified as Earl Tillman, answered the door with a baby in his arms. At this time, a female identified as Mandy De- Loach came from the rear of the residence as the officer told her to step outside. At this time, Chief Hollis Smith arrived on the scene.

Mr. Tillman began explaining after asked that Ms. DeLoach and he had a verbal argument because she was walking hard in the house and he was trying to sleep.

Chief Hollis Smith then walked into the residence as he was explaining and noticed on the table of the living room area, marijuana in plain view along with tobacco (dried), small leafy from a busted open cigar. Chief Smith then collected the marijuana into a plastic bag for evidence.

Tillman was placed under arrest and taken to the Miller County Jail.

DAMAGE TO

PROPERTY

Chief Investigator Richard Morgan spoke with Lavon Hall on November 28, 2017, at 306 Bremond Street in reference to someone causing damage to the inside wall of one of the mini storage buildings.

DRIVING WITHOUT

INSURANCE, TAG

LIGHT REQUIRED,

SEAT BELT

On Monday, November 27, 2017, Colquitt Police Officer Raymond Day was patrolling in the area of Highway 27 near 4th Street when he observed a truck traveling south on Highway 27 without a tail light.

Officer Day pulled in behind the vehicle and made a traffic stop.

Officer Day ran the tag on the vehicle and went to make contact with the driver, identified as Cody Moore, of 836 Highway 27 South.

Upon making contact with the driver, he noticed two small children standing in the front seat. Officer Day asked why the kids were not buckled in to which the driver replied he didn’t have a car seat for the truck.

After running the license and insurance check, the officer was notified that the license was valid, but the vehicle had no insurance. Moore was told that he would need to call someone to get the children.

He was placed under arrest and transported to the Miller County Jail.

POSSESSION OF

MARIJUANA

On Sunday, December 3, 2017, Colquitt Police Department Officer Raymond Day was patrolling the area of Highway 27 near the intersection with Fourth Street when he observed a black Dodge Charger traveling at a high rate of speed.

Officer Day made a traffic stop on the vehicle and made contact with the driver identified as Karem Odeh and asked for his driver’s license and proof of insurance.

Officer Day could smell a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. He asked Odeh where the marijuana was in the vehicle to which the passenger, identified as Julian Robert Montes of 1818 Ashborough St., Marietta, replied that he had some in a bag. After searching the vehicle, the officer found a bag under the driver’s seat containing a green leafy substance, and two ziploc bags containing a green leafy substance. Also found was a grinder, containing a green leafy substance.

The officer asked Odeh if it belonged to him which he replied it did. He was placed under arrest and transported to the Miller County Jail.

Montes was also transported to the Miller County Jail where he was booked and processed on the charge of misdemeanor possession of marijuana and then released to the bondsman.

Odeh remains in the Millet County Jail awaiting a bond hearing.

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