Category Archives: Incident Reports

WRECK: Distracted Driver Rear Ends School Bus in Bainbridge

A distracted driver rear ended a school bus on Faceville Highway Tuesday afternoon. The accident occurred at about 4:45 p.m. in front of the Georgia Industries for the Blind.  According to Bainbridge Public Safety, the driver of the vehicle had to be extricated and life flight was called to the scene. The bus was not loaded at the… Read More »

BPS: Failure to Maintain Lane Leads to Traffic Stop, Drug Bust

A “failure to maintain lane” traffic stop led to the arrest of three Donalsonville men last weekend. On Saturday, September 30, BPS Officer Ronald McMillan observed a Nissan Altima traveling west on Dothan Road “leave the left inside lane of travel and enter the right outside lane of travel”.  As the vehicle turned onto Spring Creek Road, PSO… Read More »

BPS: Traffic Stop Leads to Foot Chase and Arrest

A Bainbridge Public Safety traffic stop led to a foot chase and a warrant arrest early this week. On Tuesday, October 3, BPS Officer Timothy Shaw the driver of a green truck driving on the middle double yellow line on Shotwell Street and initiated a traffic stop.  The driver immediately pulled over at the intersection of Clark and… Read More »

BPS: Burglary in Bainbridge

On October 1st around 2:45am, Public Safety Officers were dispatched to the El Changarro located at 813 Evans Street in reference to an alarm.  Officers observed an open door to the business and damage around the lock, as well as shoe prints in the sand.  Inside the store a deadbolt lock was found on the floor 6 to 7 feet… Read More »

Runaway Peanut Trailers Collide with Fence

  Around 2:00 pm Monday afternoon a pair of peanut trailers towed behind a red f-350 came unhitched and ran along the right side of the road.  The incident happened across the road from the old Mitchell-Johnson building.  The driver of the f-350 crossed the railroad tracks and the pin came out of the hitch disconnecting the trailers… Read More »