Category Archives: Crime and Public Safety

Bainbridge State College Police searching for potential suspects in theft (ID’d 2/22/17)

Update 2/22/17 6:35 a.m.: According to Bainbridge State College Police, the suspects in the pictures have been identified. Bainbridge State College Police are seeking assistance in identifying the suspects in these pictures. They are wanted for questioning about a theft that occurred at Bainbridge State College on February 14th. The vehicle is believed to be a silver Pontiac… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Friday, February 17, 2017

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Decatur County Jail. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by the Decatur County Jail: Lisa Craven, 44, Nine Dime Doctor Road, Meigs, Ga, Theft by Shoplifting (Two Counts); Hanks, DESO Michael Randolph Evans Jr., 24, Thomasville Road, Climax, Ga, Hit and Run, Duty of Driver to… Read More »




Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Thursday, February 16, 2017

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Decatur County Jail. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by the Decatur County Jail: Tyja Marketa Johnson, 28, East Sharpe Street, Bainbridge, Ga, Driving without Valid License; Miller, BPS BPS = Bainbridge Public Safety GSP = Georgia State Patrol SO = Decatur County Sheriff’s Office

Decatur County Man Convicted in Infant Assault Case

A Decatur County man was convicted this week of aggravated assault on a 6 month old infant after doctors diagnosed the child with symptoms consistent with Shaken Baby Syndrome. The assault occurred in June 2015 (read the original story here) and was tried in the Superior Court of Decatur County under Judge Heather Lanier.  This was the first trial… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Wednesday, February 15, 2017

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Decatur County Jail. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by the Decatur County Jail: Joshua Allen Hargis, 18, Spring Creek Road, Brinson, Ga, Fighting in Public Place; Broadnax, DESO Benjamin Eugene Inlow, 58, West Green Street, Bainbridge, Ga, Simple Battery; Hill, BPS Daniel Lee Williams, 27,… Read More »




Aggravated Assault in Decatur County; Suspect Turns Herself In to DCSO (Updated 2/16 2:04 p.m.)

Updated 2/16/17 2:04 p.m. According to law enforcement, Tanya McMillan turned herself in to the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office this afternoon.  She was accompanied by her attorney. A Decatur County woman is wanted by the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office in connection with a stabbing that occurred late Sunday afternoon. According to Lt. Brian Donalson with the Decatur County… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Monday, February 13, 2017

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Decatur County Jail. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by the Decatur County Jail: Cortney Cortez Baker, 38, Simmons McIntyre Road, Attapulgus, Ga, Possession of Drug Related Objects, Simple Battery; Akins, BPS Ira Lee Florence III, 26, West Green Street, Bainbridge, Ga, Contempt of Court o/c… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Friday, February 10, 2017

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Decatur County Jail. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by the Decatur County Jail: Cedric Levon Jones, 35, Adams Drive, Bainbridge, Ga, Driving While License Suspended or Revoked, Seat Belt Violation – Adult; Kelley, GSP Jonathan Dennis McCall, 40, Brinson Airbase Road, Brinson Ga, Simple Battery;… Read More »




Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Thursday, February 9, 2017

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Decatur County Jail. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by the Decatur County Jail: Lisa Denise Calloway, 44, Virginia Lane, Climax, Ga, Improper Passing, Obstruction of an Officer, Open Container, Signature on Citation Required, Unlawful Conduct During 911 Call; Marchant, GSP Leon Keaton Jr., 33, Morgan… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Wednesday, February 8, 2017

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Decatur County Jail. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by the Decatur County Jail: Robert Antonio Little Jr., 38, River Road, Jakin, Ga, Probation Violation o/c Possession of Cocaine; Edmond, DESO Raymond Lamar Biggs, 44, Manhole Road, Bainbridge, Ga, Driving Under the Influence – Alcohol, Endangering… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Monday, February 6, 2017

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Decatur County Jail. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by the Decatur County Jail: Kimberly Nicole Burke, 18, John Bush Road, Brinson, Ga, Driving in Violation of License class Restrictions, Drugs to be Kept in Original Container, Possession of Drug Related Object; Edmond, ATTA John Raymond… Read More »




Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Friday, February 3, 2017

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Decatur County Jail. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by the Decatur County Jail: Jamie Lamar Lashley, 38, Smart Street, Bainbridge, Ga, Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, DESO Sharon Lee Mileo, 60, US Hwy 319 South, Thomasville, Ga, Financial Transaction Card Theft; Pace, DESO Tameika… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Thursday, February 2, 2017

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Decatur County Jail. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by the Decatur County Jail: Ervin Conley, 53, East Plain Street, Donalsonville, Ga, Deposit Account Fraud (Two Counts); Hanks, DESO Bryon Vontrez Johnson, 26, South Street, Thomasville, Ga, Felony Possession of Marijuana; Landrum, GSP Michael Alfonzo Jones,… Read More »

Bainbridge Public Safety: Dollar, Deen, Miller Promoted

PRESS RELEASE Chief Jerry Carter is pleased to announce the promotion of three Bainbridge Public Safety Officers. James Dollar has been promoted to Major (Patrol Division), Ryan Deen has been promoted to Captain, and Toby Miller has been promoted to Sergeant. Major Dollar is a native of Bainbridge and a graduate of Bainbridge High School. He has a… Read More »




Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Wednesday, February 1, 2017

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Decatur County Jail. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by the Decatur County Jail: Edward Cedrick Bailey, 20, Attapulgus Climax Road, Climax, Ga, Failure to Appear o/c Obstruction (Two Counts), Failure to Appear o/c Speeding, DESO Carl Vernice Moore, 44, Salem Lane, Havana, Fl, Probation Violation… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Monday, January 30, 2017

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Decatur County Jail. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by the Decatur County Jail: Israel Cruz Bonfil, 32, Edgewood Avenue, Bainbridge, Ga, Battery; Richardson, BPS Jacob Brown, 47, Deese Road, Bainbridge, Ga, Probation Violation o/c Simple Battery; McCall, DESO Michael Brian McMillian Jr., 28, Newton Road,… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Friday, January 27, 2017

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Decatur County Jail. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by the Decatur County Jail: Sacadra James, 34, Vada Road, Bainbridge, Ga, Probation Violation o/c False Imprisonment; Hanks, DESO Roxana Jo Knechtel, 32, Arrowhead Drive, Brinson, Ga, Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute; Nix, BPS Andrae… Read More »




Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Thursday, January 26, 2017

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Decatur County Jail. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by the Decatur County Jail: Kimberly Jershia Ford, 24, East College Street, Bainbridge, Ga, Criminal Trespass; Jackson, BPS Tamarick Alize Johnson, 20, East Water Street, Bainbridge, Ga, Failure to Appear o/c Simple Battery, Possession of Marijuana; Barlow,… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Wednesday, January 25, 2017

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Decatur County Jail. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by the Decatur County Jail: James Lewis Brooks Jr., 50, East Pine Street, Bainbridge, Ga, Contempt of Court o/c Child Support; Gale, DESO D’andre Antonio Brown, 25, Lake Douglas Road Extension, Climax, Ga, Simple Battery; Mobley, DESO… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports for Monday, January 23, 2017

The following arrests and citations were reported by the Decatur County Jail. The addresses listed below are given to us directly by the Decatur County Jail: Michelle Lynn Achterberch, 48, Florence Avenue, Elkhart, IN, Drug Related Objects, Possession of Marijuana; Jackson, BPS Amber Skye Anglin, 26, Freddie Whiddon Road, Webb, AL, Theft by Shoplifting; Esquivel, BPS Tab Louis… Read More »