Many property thefts and burglaries
Multiple auto break-ins were reported along the 200 and 300 blocks of Kelley Road on the morning of Sept. 25, in which car audio equipment and other items were taken.
Aware of the victims’ reports, Deputy Vincent Edmond made contact with two suspicious males walking along the 2100 block of Butler Ferry Road. One of them, 24-year-old Deddrick Riggins of 105 Dow Jones Road, Bainbridge, was arrested after deputies discovered he was wanted out of the Mitchell County Sheriff’s Office for a felony probation warrant. According to an incident report, Riggins attempted to flee, then while struggling with Deputy Edmonds, kicked out a window of his patrol car. Other deputies arrived to assist in the arrest. Riggins was charged with interference with government property and obstruction of an officer.
Three auto break-ins were reported along the 300 block of Hales Landing Road between Sept. 26-27. An auto CD player faceplate, satellite radio, sunglasses and CDs were taken.
Other property thefts and burglaries reported to local law enforcement included:
Sept. 23. 200 block of Kelley Road, various items valued at $1,100 taken from inside and outside of a shed;
Sept. 24, 700 block of East College Street, video game system, video games, bookbags, laptop, bracelet; back door was kicked open;
Sept. 24, 2000 block of Butler Ferry Road, chainsaw and other items valued at $1,310 taken from carport;
Sept. 25, 600 block of East College Street, money box and cash;
Sept. 25, 100 block of Dow Jones Road, CD player taken from car;
Sept. 25, 100 block of Edwards Road, Attapulgus, necklace taken from Bible left behind at church;
Sept. 26, 100 block of East Judith Drive, welder, nail gun and saws taken from shop;
Sept. 26, 7827 Tallahassee Highway, Bishop’s Travel Center, $150 in cash and change taken from an office;
Sept. 26, 1000 block of East Evans Street, pocketbook taken from car;
Sept. 26, 100 block of Asphalt Plant Road, carpet and various items valued at $6,470 taken from storage building;
Sept. 27, 500 block of Miller Avenue, video game system and accessories; forced entry by removal of air-conditioning unit;
Sept. 28, 900 block of East Shotwell Street, laptop taken from unlocked car;
Sept. 29, miler marker 9 of Georgia 309 South, amber strobe light stolen off Georgia Department of Transportation tractor; tractors damaged;
Sept. 30, 100 block of Fay Drive, battery-powered toy vehicle, bicycle;
Sept. 30, 1100 block of West College Street, wallet from car;
Sept. 30, 400 block of South Broad Street, edger, three extension cords, smoker;
Oct. 1, 1900 block of Liz Felty Lane, wallet taken from car;
Oct. 1, 500 block of East Broad Street, Climax, minivan stolen and later found destroyed by fire in Grady County.