Valdosta Daily Times

July 30, 2010

Crime report for Saturday, July 31, 2010


The Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — Valdosta Police Department

Friday

• At 3:05 a.m., in the 1500 block of West Hill Avenue, police conducted a traffic stop for failure to maintain lane, reports stated. The driver was found to be under the influence of alcohol, according to reports. Robert Owens Jr., 61, was arrested and charged with a DUI and other traffic violations, reports stated.

• At 3:15 a.m., in the 1500 block of Lankford Drive, police conducted a traffic stop for failure to maintain lane, reports stated. The driver was found to be under the influence of alcohol and driving with a suspended license, according to reports. Brandi Nicole Watson, 20, was arrested and charged with a DUI, driver’s license violation and other traffic violations, reports stated.

• At 1:13 a.m. in the 1500 block of Hawthorne Avenue, police responded in reference to a fight, according to reports. Virginia Shadun Robinson, 25, was arrested and charged with disorderly conducts, reports stated.



Thursday

• Between 8 a.m. Monday and 10 p.m. Thursday, in the area of Fulton Place, a resident stated an unknown person(s) entered the residence through an unlocked window and stole property valued at over $1,000, reports stated.

• Between 6:15 a.m. and 3:20 p.m., in the 4100 block of Bemiss Road, the resident stated an unknown person(s) entered the residence by breaking a window and stole property valued over $1,000, according to reports.

• At 7:28 p.m., in the 1800 block of West Hill Avenue, police and EMS responded to a man who cut his arm while punching a window, reports  stated. When they arrived to assist, the man started cursing and yelling and became combative with the officer, according to reports. During the transport to the hospital, the man attempted to spit on the officer, reports stated. Patrick Kesterson, 45, was arrested and charged with interference with an officer and disorderly conduct, according to reports.

• Between 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., in the 1000 block of Cherokee Street, a complainant stated an unknown person(s) entered the residence and stole over $2,000 worth of property, according to reports.

• Between 10 p.m. Wednesday and 6:45 a.m. Thursday, in the 900 block of North Oak Street, a complainant stated an unknown person(s) entered her vehicle and stole $150 worth of items, reports stated.

• At 10:20 a.m., in the 900 block of Woodlawn Drive, Jeffery Jerone Manning, 38, was arrested and charged with a seat belt violation, driver’s license violation and other traffic violations, reports stated. He was also said to be driving an unsafe vehicle, according to reports.



Wednesday

• At 4:21 p.m., in the 4200 block of Bemiss Road, police conducted a traffic stop for running a red light, reports stated. Upon investigating, it was discovered the driver had a suspended license, according to reports. Tony Lee Bazin Jr., 33, was arrested and charged with running a red light and a driver’s license violation, reports stated.



Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office

Friday

• At 12:47 a.m., in the 4800 block of Highway 41 (South Lake Park), Nathaniel Mather, 26, was arrested and charged with public intoxication, reports stated.

• At 2:11 a.m., at the 14 mile marker of  GA 401, Darrel Lamont McGee, 20, was arrested and charged with misdemeanor obstruction, misdemeanor possession of marijuana and driving with a suspended license, reports stated.

• At 3:10 a.m., in the area of 4100 U.S. Highway 41 South, deputies responded to a domestic dispute, according to reports. Dennis Lee Hesters, 37, was arrested and charged with simple battery, sheriff’s office reports stated.



Thursday

• At 9:53 p.m., in the 2900 block of Riverside Road, deputies responded in reference to suspicious activity, reports stated. A resident stated his home was broken into and $200 worth of property was stolen, according to reports.

• Between 6 p.m. Wednesday and 1 p.m. Thursday, in the 5900 block of Jumping Gully Road, a complainant stated an unknown person(s) stole $6,000 worth of property from his yard, reports stated.