Police Blotter – Heck of a friend

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 8:41 a.m.

According to a police report, two men (co-workers) got off work and went into a local bar recently and ran up a tab of over $100. One of the men got up and left, unbeknownst to his buddy, the report said. Minutes later, the bartender handed him the tab. He looked around for the friend he arrived with and saw that, according to the report, he had …

Police Blotter – Up to no good

Monday, September 8, 2014 11:41 a.m.

A little after 9:30 p.m. one night, police were called to a Coleman Boulevard apartment complex because a bunch of teenagers had allegedly come into the second-floor area of the residential complex and caused a disturbance. According to the report, it appears one of the kids grabbed a fire extinguisher off the wall and sprayed it all throughout …

Police Blotter – Road rage causes people to do crazy things

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 8:32 a.m.

Police were called by a man involved in a road rage incident where he thought the suspect may have presented a firearm at him, a report said. Police caught up with the suspect’s car and pulled the driver over. According to the police report, the driver exited the vehicle with his hands in the air and said, “I can tell you what happened.”

Police Blotter – No contact allowed

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 8:00 a.m.

A woman had to call police because her ex-husband, who is not allowed to contact her in any way, allegedly sent her three text messages. According to the report, she did not respond to any of them, so he sent the same three messages to her mother. They said, “I have $2,000 to give you in child support and I have a three-day weekend coming up. I …

Police Blotter – Just awful

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 1:56 p.m.

A man called police after receiving an alarming text message from his niece that she had been violently raped. He said his niece was house sitting for him. According to the report, police went straight to the house but did not find the niece. They called her number and a man answered. When the officer asked for the girl, he said she had been …

Police Blotter – Bullies stink

Monday, September 1, 2014 7:48 a.m.

A middle school kid was being bullied on the bus and he couldn’t take it any longer. According to a police report, the other kids on the bus kept calling him a name, even after he asked them to stop, and he became so upset that he blurted out, “I’m going to get a gun and bring it to school and shoot all of you.”

Police Blotter – Have another drink

Sunday, August 31, 2014 7:48 a.m.

Police received a call from a gas station clerk who said a man had allegedly just entered the store and stolen some beer. Officers spotted a suspect walking down the highway and stopped to chat.

Police Blotter – Well, isn’t that great

Saturday, August 30, 2014 8:48 a.m.

A woman called police after she woke up one morning and her boyfriend’s car was gone from the driveway, according to a police report. She said it had been left unlocked, but police checked to see if it had been repossessed. Late payments were due on the car, but the company had not come to get it, the report said. The car was placed into the …

Police Blotter – Old-timey pranks die hard

Friday, August 29, 2014 7:47 a.m.

A school resource officer responded to the boys bathroom at a local school because a kid thought it would be funny to pull the fire alarm, a report said. The principal pointed the suspected student out and he was questioned by the officer. The police report said the student admitted to pulling the alarm while he was in the bathroom. The police …

Police Blotter – Oh grow up

Thursday, August 28, 2014 6:37 a.m.

A police report said that a woman went by her ex-husband’s house to drop off school supplies for their kids. She did not speak to him – she simply dropped the items off and went to leave, the report said, but the ex-husband allegedly came out to her car to talk with her. When he did, she backed out of the parking space and began to drive off. He …

Police Blotter – Hands off, buddy

Thursday, August 28, 2014 9:29 a.m.

A female reported to police that a cab driver she uses regularly groped her while on the way to work one morning.

Police Blotter – Out of good faith, pay up

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 9:36 a.m.

According to a police report, a woman living in a retirement home was the victim of an identity theft. She told police she received a letter from a credit collections service saying she was late on her credit card from a chain retailer. She explained that she did not have a credit card with this retailer.

Police Blotter – Just trying to help

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 6:37 a.m.

A son went to meet his father with a pick-up truck so he could help him move out of the house. The report said his dad was moving because he caught his wife cheating on him.

Police Blotter – Restraining order

Tuesday, August 26, 2014 7:36 a.m.

Thank goodness for nosy neighbors. According to a police report, a woman who was out of town visiting family received a call from her neighbors saying someone suspicious was on her property. She quickly called the police and said it may be her ex-husband who she has a restraining order against.

Police Blotter – Why did you answer?

Monday, August 25, 2014 7:36 a.m.

Apparently, a local man wanted a pizza real bad because it was late one night when he called to order it. The business, however, was closed when he called, a police report said, which was understandable given the late hour. But what the customer could not understand was why an employee answered the phone when he called – considering they were …

Police Blotter – No good deed goes unpunished

Sunday, August 24, 2014 7:36 a.m.

A man came into the police station one day to report that his car had been damaged the day before by officers pushing it off the bridge. According to the report, the man said his son was driving the truck when the universal joint broke and caused the vehicle to become disabled.

Police Blotter – ‘To-go’ can

Saturday, August 23, 2014 7:36 a.m.

According to a police report, a man who is said to be a regular customer at a local convenience store was caught stealing one day. The clerk was stocking the back cooler when she heard someone come in and get something out of the front cooler, the report said. She glanced over and it was a customer that she sees in the store about three times a …

Police Blotter - Family cuss out

Thursday, August 21, 2014 10:00 a.m.

Police were called in reference to a family disturbance. When they got to the scene the suspect and the victim had already left but their niece was there. She explained that her uncle came to appraise the house to determine the value of it. She said her uncle does not live there and when he heard they hired someone to look at the house, he raced …

Police Blotter – Totally innocent

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 9:42 a.m.

An officer saw a car going down the highway with a paper tag. That caught his eye, the report said, but the swerving and crossing over the lines was even more noticeable. The officer pulled the driver over, and according to the report, could smell raw marijuana. While the driver was getting his paperwork, the officer asked him if he had drugs in …

Police Blotter – You can do that, but you probably shouldn’t

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 5:45 a.m.

Police were called to a home because, according to the report, a couple got into an argument after attending a funeral. The wife told police that her husband came home from the funeral and said he was going out to get drunk and then bring people back to the house to party some more, the report said.

Police Blotter – She is crazy

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 9:41 a.m.

A woman called police to report that her husband was being verbally abusive to her and that he was yelling at her and calling her names. According to a report, when police arrived, she said they had been arguing about her being out of town for five days. But she would not tell the officer anything else, the report said.

Police Blotter – I like it here

Monday, August 18, 2014 9:41 a.m.

Police were dispatched to a local nursing home because a woman’s family had come to visit her and allegedly caused a scene. According to the report, the officer met with the woman and the facility director and learned that the family was concerned about their mother being there. It turns out, she wants to be there and she put herself there, the …

Police Blotter – Phone hacking

Sunday, August 17, 2014 9:41 a.m.

A woman stopped by the police sub-station the other day to report that someone used her phone number to try and scam another person.

Police Blotter – Obvious avoidance

Saturday, August 16, 2014 9:41 a.m.

An officer traveling along Highway 17 noticed a white van traveling just behind him. According to the police report, when the driver noticed the patrol car, he slowed down from 50 mph to 40 mph so drastically that the driver was not catching back up with the flow of traffic.

Police Blotter – Hot Plate

Friday, August 15, 2014 2:38 p.m.

A woman and her nephew called police to report a burglary. They said that her ex-boyfriend broke into the house and stole $2,000 in cash and a hot plate. The officer asked how they knew it was the ex-boyfriend and the nephew replied that the ex-boyfriend had called him to say he was coming over to get his hot plate back, the report said.

Police Blotter - Hit and run

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 7:23 a.m.

Police were called to the scene of a hit and run. The victim said a truck driver put his truck in reverse at an intersection and backed into him. He said the driver then took off, driving very erratically. He said he called the cops, and followed the suspect but eventually lost him.

Police Blotter – Man makes a mess of himself and calls it ‘just chilling’

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 11:32 a.m.

A concerned citizen called police to report that a man was allegedly urinating in a parking lot. According to a police report, when police arrived, the suspect was passed out in his car. In addition, there was vomit beside his car and a strong odor of alcohol coming from his person, the report said.

Police Blotter - Stolen underoos

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 10:23 a.m.

A man who resides in the area part-time, ordered $65 worth of underwear and had it delivered to his apartment here. He went out of town and when he returned checked online to see the status of the shipment. It said they had been delivered to his doorstep, but the package was nowhere to be found.

Police Blotter - There’s always one in the family

Monday, August 11, 2014 1:22 p.m.

Police were called to a home in reference to a burglary. The complainant told police that the house belongs to his sister who had a stroke and is being cared for in another state. The complainant said his brother also lives in the residence but lives in the upstairs portion of the home. The two portions of the house are divided by a secure door.

Police Blotter – Wear your seat belt

Sunday, August 10, 2014 8:00 a.m.

It may seem like a small infraction, but a police officer can and will pull you over if you are not wearing your seat belt.

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