Tag Archives: Decatur County Sheriff’s Office

Bainbridge police chief says officers are vigilant as attempted business burglary, car break-ins continue

Bainbridge Public Safety Director Eric Miller spoke with Jesus and Jammin’ co-host Kevin Dowdy on Live 101.9 FM Friday morning about the continued rash of vehicle break-ins and said his officers are working closely with the Decatur County Sheriff’s office to find the person or persons responsible. Miller’s acknowledgement that recent property thefts have increased comes as an… Read More »

Burglary reported at Scott Street business; other incident reports

Bainbridge Public Safety made multiple arrests after a Scott Street business was burglarized early in the morning of Wednesday, August 27. At approximately 1:41 a.m. Wednesday, BPS Sgt. David Cutchin and other BPS officers responded to La Huarezita, a Hispanic store on 701 S. Scott Street, after a nearby resident called 911 to report a burglary. A resident… Read More »

Break-ins, property theft reported to Bainbridge police and Sheriff’s Office

The following is a summary of recent Bainbridge Public Safety incident reports involving break-ins and property theft: 8/25: BPS Officer Seth Stroup responded to Landmark Apartments, 1604 Miluli Avenue, in reference to damage to property. Someone entered the apartments’ laundry area and attempted to burglarize the machines for the coins they contained. Seven laundry machines and one drink… Read More »

Sheriff’s deputies help rescue three men stranded in wilderness

Decatur County Sheriff’s deputies teamed up with officers from other agencies to help rescue three men who became stranded in the wilderness overnight after their canoe capsized on Mosquito Creek in the remote southwestern part of the county. The three men were later identified as 39-year-old Michael Bishop, 21-year-old Jonathan White and 17-year-old Joshua White, all of whom… Read More »

Someone using tool to bust out car windows–help police catch the thief

We reported Monday that even after two teens were arrested as suspects in at least three auto break-ins in Bainbridge, several more break-ins were committed by a more determined thief. Well, that thief has apparently struck again this week. Although Bainbridge Public Safety officers are not positive it’s the same person committing the August break-ins, someone has been… Read More »

Recent Decatur County Sheriff’s Office incident reports

The following incident report summaries were provided by the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office: ON JUNE 10, 2014 SGT. WILLIAMSON RESPONDED TO A RESIDENCE ON KELLY ROAD IN REFERENCE TO SOMEONE DAMAGING FOUR TIRES.  SGT. WILLIAMSON ROAD THE AREA TO LOOK FOR THE OFFENDER WITH NEGATIVE RESULTS.  SGT. WILLIAMSON IS WAITING ON THE RESULTS OF THE INVESTIGATION FROM INV. BOWYER.… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Bainbridge & Decatur County Arrest Report, 5/19/14

The following arrests and citations, occurring between May 15 and May 16, 2014, were reported by the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office and Bainbridge Public Safety: Eugene R. Daughtry III, 41, 123 E. Judith Drive, Bainbridge, stalking; C. Strickland III, BPS; Dominic Douglas, 18, 600 N. Sims St., Bainbridge, simple battery; C. Hill Jr., BPS; Andreika Aundra Green, 26,… Read More »

Bainbridge & Decatur County Arrest Report, 5/15/14

The following arrests and citations, occurring between May 12 and May 13, 2014, were reported by the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office and Bainbridge Public Safety:  Jimmy Holland, 46, 3153 Old Jenkins Road, Donalsonville, Ga., probation violation-original charge possession of cocaine, SO; Melissa Ann Smarr, 28, 605 S. Norton Street, Boston, Ga., possession of marijuana (misdemeanor); V. Edmond, SO; Lisa… Read More »

Bainbridge & Decatur County arrest report for 05/14/14

The following arrests and citations, occurring between May 13 and May 14, 2014, were reported by the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office and Bainbridge Public Safety: Adan Sanchez Gomez, 31, 730 Planter Street, Bainbridge, DUI, driving while license withdrawn, failure to stop for stop sign, failure to drive within single lane; C. Prindle, BPS; Margaret Tynease Pate, 22, 1220 MLK… Read More »

Bainbridge & Decatur County Arrest Report, 5/13/14

The following arrests and citations, occurring between May 12 and May 13, 2014, were reported by the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office and Bainbridge Public Safety: Christopher Cody Helms, 24, drugs to be kept in original container, DUI (drugs), open container in vehicle, reckless driving, drug-related objects, possession of marijuana (less than an ounce), adult seat belt law violation, GSP;… Read More »

Bainbridge / Decatur County Arrests for 5/9 – 5/11

The following arrests and citations, occurring between May 9 and May 11, 2014, were reported by the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office and Bainbridge Public Safety:  Erica Denise Choice, 27, 6820 Highway 374, Donalsonville, Ga., driving in violation of limited permit, DUI/alcohol/less safe driver, possession of marijuana (less than an ounce), failure to maintain lane; T. Anderson, GSP; Carson… Read More »