Category Archives: Crime and Public Safety

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports, 06/06/14

The following arrests and citations, occurring between June 4 and June 6, 2014, were reported by Bainbridge Public Safety: James Winston Mills, 57, 1411 Lake Drive, Bainbridge, burglary in the second degree, SO; Lorenzo Tate, 51, 143 Pine Ridge Drive, Bainbridge, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, possession of cocaine within 1,000 feet of public housing, sale of… Read More »




Counterfeit money reported; other recent police reports

Counterfeit money has been reported in circulation by multiple businesses in Bainbridge during the past week, according to Bainbridge Public Safety incident reports. On Monday morning, Bainbridge Public Safety Officer Chris Avery talked with a local bank employee who said she had found three counterfeit ten-dollar bills among the money that was deposited in the overnight drop box.… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports, 06/04/14

The following arrests and citations, occurring between June 3 and June 4, 2014, were reported by Bainbridge Public Safety: Shabria Shantrell Harper, 22, 1101 Third St., Bainbridge, driving while license suspended/revoked; T. Miller, BPS; Bruce Anthony James, 23, 705 E. Planter St., Bainbridge, driving while license withdrawn, adult seat belt violation; C. Strickland III, BPS; Ashley Victoria Jest,… Read More »




Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports, 06/03/14

We apologize for inadvertently leaving off some of the arrests from yesterday’s reports. They are as follows: The following arrests and citations, occurring between May 30 and June 2, 2014, were reported by Bainbridge Public Safety: Kristen Quinn Faircloth, 28, 1718 Faceville Attapulgus Road, Bainbridge, disorderly conduct; J. Bunting, BPS; Annie Doris Jones, 38, 1942 Tallahassee Highway, Bainbridge, driving… Read More »

BPS: four-year-old in Tallahassee hospital after being hit by car Saturday

A four-year-old child was injured after being struck by a car in Bainbridge on Saturday night, May 31, according to Bainbridge Public Safety. As of Monday, the child was reportedly in serious condition at a Tallahassee, Fla., hospital, according to BPS Major Robert Humphrey. The accident happened at about 7:30 p.m. Saturday night on Bluffton Drive, which is… Read More »

Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports, 06/02/14

The following arrests and citations, occurring between May 30 and June 2, 2014, were reported by Bainbridge Public Safety: Jorge Trujillo Rojano, 28, 2811 Governors Drive SW, Huntsville, Ala., DUI, adult seat belt law violation, failure to maintain lane, open container in vehicle, driving without a license; J. Myers, BPS; Jeremy Alton Williams, 23, 3730 Old Whigham Road, Climax, DUI,… Read More »




Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports, 5/30/14

The following arrests and citations, occurring between May 29 and May 30, 2014, were reported by Bainbridge Public Safety: Clifford Joe Wells, 20, 154 Dempsey Road, Bainbridge, driving while license suspended/revoked; V. Edmond, SO; Michael Dewayne Hutto, 28, 168 Hutto Drive, Bainbridge, theft by deception; Mark Esquivel, BPS; Brittnay Smith, 25, 168 Ruth Drive, Bainbridge, theft by deception; Mark… Read More »

Recent crimes reported in Bainbridge & Decatur County

Bainbridge Public Safety incident reports: May 28: Bainbridge Public Safety investigators caught three juveniles trying to take the keys to an ATV parked at a business on S. Wheat Avenue. Two of the juveniles were detained, one of them was released and another turned over to the Department of Juvenile Justice. May 26: Residence on the 1700 block… Read More »

DOT plans to fix dangerous intersection

The Georgia Department of Transportation plans to fix what many consider to be a dangerous intersection in Bainbridge: where Georgia 97 South meets Old Quincy Road, aka the Georgia 97 Connector. The intersection, where two roads merge into one in a ‘V’ shape, has been the site of several serious vehicle accidents over the years, including one that… Read More »




Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports, 5/29/14

The following arrests and citations, occurring between May 27 and May 29, 2014, were reported by Bainbridge Public Safety: Willie Daniel Taylor, 34, 261 Brinson Airbase Road, Brinson, manufacturing marijuana, SO; Sylvester Anderson, 66, 1026 Woodcreek Trail, Roswell, Ga., probation violation-original charge forgery in the first degree, SO; Fredrick Kirkland, 50, 1005 Anderson Street, Bainbridge, contempt of court… Read More »




Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports, 5/27/14

The following arrests and citations, occurring between May 23 and May 27, 2014, were reported by Bainbridge Public Safety and the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office: Patrick Jaison Boyd, 36, 9129 Blountstown Road, Tallahassee, Fla., driving without a license (moped operator must be licensed), no helmet (moped), operating low-speed vehicles on highways; TFC Kirkus, GSP; Amanda Bryan Brock, 33,… Read More »

Georgia State Patrol releases holiday traffic count

May 26, 2014 Memorial Day Holiday Traffic Count 6 p.m. Friday – Midnight Monday         Deaths Total Fatalities Reported    16 Fatalities Investigated by GSP Fatalities Investigated by Local Agencies      9 7 —————————————– 2013 Holiday Deaths – GSP    —— 6       GSP Troop Agencies Reporting Fatalities Troop A (0)  … Read More »




Bainbridge and Decatur County Arrest Reports, 5/23/14

The following arrests and citations, occurring between May 22 and May 23, 2014, were reported by Bainbridge Public Safety and the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office: Stacey Glenn, 33, 631 Monroe St., Bainbridge, possesion of drug-related object, possession of counterfeit substances, reckless conduct (misdemeanor); C. Prindle, BPS; Jerry L. Perkins, 22, 445 W. Green St., Bainbridge, criminal trespass, terroristic threats… Read More »

Bainbridge & Decatur County Arrest Reports, 5/22/14

The following arrests and citations, occurring between May 20 and May 22, 2014, were reported by the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office:  Willie Frank Carter III, 25, 1500 Bethel Road Apt. F, Bainbridge, probation violation; T. Miller, BPS; Princette Elizabeth Johnson, 42, 303 W. Green St., Bainbridge, disorderly conduct; C. Strickland III, BPS; Max Dustin Rackley, 24, 718 Evans St.,… Read More »

Be careful while boating on Memorial Day weekend

What are you doing for the Memorial Day weekend?  If it involves heading to a local lake, you will be joining thousands on the water to celebrate.  When making your plans, be sure to include time to review rules and regulations of safe boating. According to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Law Enforcement Division there were 112… Read More »