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Waynesboro, GA
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For The Record

04/09/03

Burke County Sheriff

The following arrests and incidents were reported by the Burke County Sheriff's Office for the past week:

Friday, March 28


• Gerald Powell of Keysville reported that someone threw a rock at his vehicle while traveling down Keysville/Hephzibah Road.
• Pamela Smith of Waynes-boro reported having trouble with several subjects.

Monday, March 31

• Cynthia Patrice Walker, 35, of 234 Long Road, Girard, was arrested for obstructing or hindering a law enforcement officer and tampering with evidence (Sardis Police Department Case). A $2,400 property bond was posted.

Tuesday, April 1

• Bruce Redd of Girard reported the theft of two pit bull puppies.
• Jessieann Blair reported a missing cell phone.
• Jerry Johnson of Waynes-boro reported a criminal trespass case.

Wednesday, April 2

• Rush Demond McGee, 17, of 909 Water St., Waynesboro, was arrested under the Family Violence Act for aggravated stalking, simple battery, cruelty to children in the second degree and criminal trespass (Waynes-boro Police Department case).
• James Gilliam of Waynes-boro reported a farm equipment accident.
• Two Hephzibah teenagers were reported to have run away. They were located by officers the following day.
• Tonya Perkins reported a simple assault case.

Thursday, April 3

• Tyquaz Eddie Jenkins, 17, of 290 Long Road, Girard, was arrested for child molestation and statutory rape.
• Mike Bishop of Waynesboro reported the theft of four racing tires.
• Chrishayla Darlington of Waynesboro reported a simple assault case.
• Sandra Hackle of Waynesboro reported a burglary at her residence.
• A 15-year-old Hephzibah juvenile was reported to have run away.
• An abandoned, wrecked vehicle was reported on Highway 23.

Friday, April 4

• An abandoned vehicle was reported on Highway 25 North.
• Thomas Jarvis of Waynesboro reported that someone broke the windows out of his vehicle and camper trailer.
• Alicia Nix of Girard Mall reported receiving two forged checks.

Saturday, April 5


• Deputy Dedric Smith reported the recovery of a stolen vehicle which had been burned and abandoned on Wilson Road. The vehicle was reported stolen out of Richmond County.
• Ronnie James Benniefield of Keysville reported the theft of a television, Playstation and other items from his residence.

Sunday, April 6

• Ella Mae Cooper of Waynesboro reported the theft of a bicycle.
• Muriel Mack of Waynesboro reported the theft of two bicycles.
• Burke Medical Center reported that a 14-year-old Waynesboro boy was injured when he slid off the hood of a moving car.
• Ray Myers reported a property dispute.

Monday, April 7

• Leslie Medlock reported a harassment case involving a juvenile.
• Deedra Lewis of Waynesboro reported damage to her parked vehicle.
• Rose Laforest of Hephzibah reported paying for repair work on her vehicle which was never done.
• Jose Chavez of Waynesboro reported that a school bus backed into his fence and damaged it.

The following arrests and incidents were reported by the Waynesboro Police Department for the past week:

Saturday, March 29

• Sgt. Sean Kirkland reported that someone broke a window out of his personal vehicle.
• Security Specialists reported a burglary at C.P. Daniels & Sons.
• Officer Kenneth Johnson reported the recovery of a handgun from a yard on Cherry Street.

Sunday, March 30

• William James Pugh, 18, of 373 Pecos Road, Hephzibah, was arrested for shoplifting up to $1,000. Bond was set at $375.50.
• Barbara Walker reported the theft of a tape deck from her vehicle.
• Wheeler Dukes Jr. reported damage to his mailbox and cyclone fence.
• Jackson Kittles reported the theft of a bicycle.

Monday, March 31

• Cathy Ann Gay, 23, of 803 Davis Road, Apt. 406, Waynesboro, was arrested for shoplifting up to $1,000. Bond was set at $375.50.
• A 15-year-old Waynesboro juvenile was arrested for theft by shoplifting.
• Olden Evans Jr., 55, of 2002 Florida Road, Augusta, was arrested for driving with a suspended or revoked license. Bond was set at $575.
• Harold Lee reported that someone broke into his vehicle and stole the CD player.

Tuesday, April 1

• Jeffrey Phillips reported the theft of a CD player from his vehicle.
• Ruthie Robinson reported finding an abandoned bicycle in her yard.
• A Redmond, Wash., woman reported that a family member had herself admitted into Burke Medical Center using her name and personal information. She also reported that a large hospital bill had been processed in her name.
• Sharon Lowe of Murphy’s USA reported a counterfeit $10 bill.
• Lisa Newsome of Dollar General reported that two persons tried to shoplift multiple clothing items by placing them inside Styrofoam coolers that were purchasing.
• Evelyn Roberson reported a suspicious incident.

Wednesday, April 2

• Courtney Roberson reported the theft of her pager.
• Tasha Ervin reported finding a wallet. It was returned to its owner later that day.
• Mildred Brim reported a burglary at her residence.
• Angela McGee reported having trouble with a subject.
• Lee Walker reported that someone jumped him and struck him multiple times in the face.
•Robin Hammett reported that her tag decal was missing.
• Officer Emory Randolph reported that a Waynesboro woman found a loaded gun under her bed while searching for a missing item. She told police that she lived alone and did not know how the weapon got there.
• Katrica Haynes reported that she was bitten by a dog on West 7th Street. She was treated and released from Burke Medical Center.

Thursday, April 3

• Ray King reported that someone broke into his vehicle.
• Emily Johnson reported that someone tried to kick in her back door.
• Pat Hundley reported a burglary at Nalley Auction.
• Kylonda Griffin reported receiving harassing phone calls.
• Sandra Jackson turned in a purse that she found in a shopping cart.

Friday, April 4

• Ronald William Gray Jr., 20, of 209 West 13th St., Waynesboro, was arrested for driving while unlicensed. Bond was set at $1330.
• Shanice Gaines reported that someone who was storing her furniture sold it without permission.
• James Allen reported a criminal trespass incident.
• William Bridges reported the theft of a CD player from his vehicle.
• Sharon Lowe of Murphy’s USA reported that someone drove away without paying for gas.
• Debra Bowyer of Link Chevrolet reported that someone broke into a vehicle and stole the radio.

Saturday, April 5

• Ahmad Robert Carter, 18, of 1213 Clark Place Road, Waynesboro, was arrested for shoplifting up to $1,000. Bond was set at $375.50.
• Devin Maurice Jenkins, 17, of 260 Bartlett Road, Waynesboro, was arrested for shoplifting up to $1,000. Bond was set at $375.50.
• Christopher D. Holland, 23, of 3563 BB Lane, Millen, was arrested for shoplifting up to $1,000.
• Betty Lee of Citi Trends reported an unruly customer.
• Michael Salemi Jr. reported a missing cell phone.
• Gretta Dukes reported the theft of her car’s stereo system.
• Lizzie Frank reported a criminal trespass case.

Sunday, April 6

• Ronnie Lee Case, 22, of 152 Fiddlers Drive, Hartwell, was arrested for driving while unlicensed and speeding. Bond was set at $244.25.
• Cynthia Frazier of USDA Rural Development reported damage to a company vehicle.
• Sharon Lowe of Murphy’s USA reported that someone drove away without paying for gas.
• Alma Bosket reported the theft of a CD player from her vehicle.
• Sgt. Vince Alewine reported finding a purse in a trashcan at a West 8th Street church.
• Roxanne Wells reported that someone broke into her vehicle and stole the CD player.
• Thomas Abrams reported damage to his property.
• Vernon Lakes reported that someone intentionally ran into his parked vehicle and then left the scene of the accident.

Monday, April 7

• Roshon Mendall Evans, 26, of 129 Cain St., Waynesboro, was arrested on two county probation warrants and three WPD warrants.
• Officer Brian McDuffie reported that a burglary suspect fled from police when they attempted to serve him a bench warrant.
• Monique Mitchell reported a simple battery case.

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