Valdosta police make another theft by entering auto arrest
Valdosta Police Department
Valdosta Police Department released the following statement this afternoon:
On September 19, 2013 at approximately 2:15 am while conducting routine patrol, a VPD officer observed two males walking through front yards along the 1200 block of Gornto Road. The officer spoke with the two males. The males were discovered to be in possession of a Garmin GPS and cellular telephone along with a drug related object. By conducting a thorough investigation, the officer discovered that the Garmin and cellular telephone had been stolen earlier this month in two breaking and entering automobile cases in the area of Fieldcrest Drive and McRee Drive.
50 year old George Clements, Valdosta resident was arrested on an outstanding parole violation warrant along with one count of Entering an Auto to Commit Theft or Felony and Possession of a Drug Related Object.
A 14 year juvenile who was with Clements was in possession of one of the stolen items. Juvenile authorities were contacted and charges on the juvenile are pending.
Clements is being held at the Lowndes County Jail.
Anyone having any further information regarding this incident or any other crimes in the City of Valdosta, please contact the Valdosta Police department at 229-242-2606 or you may remain anonymous and call the crime tip line at 229-293-3091.