2007-09-05 / Public Safety

Law Enforcement Reports

Suspended License

On August 29, 2007, OfficerHollis Smith was on patrol on Crawford St. when he observed a small child leaned up in the back seat of a Lincoln Town Car. OfficerSmith made a traffic stop because of this and asked the driver, Jamie Lynn Walker of Bainbridge, for her license and insurance card. While speaking with Mrs. Walker, the officernoticed that none of the kids in the car were properly restrained. The dispatcher ran her license, and it came back suspended for failure to appear. Mrs. Walker was advised and placed under arrest.

Damage to Property

On August 28, 2007, OfficerLonnie Wade was dispatched to Spring Creek Villas in reference to damage to property. Upon arrival, the officerspoke with the complainant, Wayne Leblanc, who wanted to filea report.

The complainants stated that around 3:00 p.m., they noticed that the back window of Apt. 5C had been shattered by an unknown suspect. Upon investigating the scene, the officerentered the residence with the managers to secure the rear window due to the tenant not being at home at the time of the incident. The officerthen observed possible damage done to the interior of the residence. Pictures were then taken on the scene and damages. The officeradvised the complainants that extra patrol would be done on the area.

Suspended License On August 30, 2007, OfficerGlover observed a green Chevy Monte Carlo fail to maintain its lane of travel, while traveling north on Hwy. 45 N. Officer Glover then activated his overhead lights and made a traffic stop. He made contact with the driver and advised him of why he was being stopped. Officer Glover then asked for his driver's license, which he could not produce. The officer then asked the driver to exit the vehicle and come to the patrol unit. He identified himself as Demitruis O. Wallace. Wallace was arrested and transported to the Miller County Jail. He was charged with failure to maintain lane, driving while license suspended second offense, and obstruction of an officer.

Accident

On August 30, 2007, OfficerGlover responded to an accident on Old Airport Road.

Holly Ann Butler of Colquitt was traveling west on Old Airport Road continuing toward avenue Road. She was negotiating a curve and entered into it too fast. The driver lost traction and attempted to correct the vehicle. The vehicle was over-corrected, and it entered into the northern ditch very slightly. The driver again over-corrected the vehicle and slid across the road and into the ditch. She hit the embankment near the passenger's side head lamp and rotated in a counter clockwise motion. The vehicle came to rest with its rear end in the ditch and the front end on the road.

Hit and Run On September 2, 2007, a Dodge pick-up truck was traveling southbound on Williams Road, with the driver running the stop sign at its intersection with Womble Road while making a left turn onto Womble Road. Justin Chandler was traveling westbound on Womble Road, approaching Williams Road, where he intended to make a right turn when the Dodge truck ran the stop sign in front of him. Chandler locked his brakes, causing his vehicle to make a half clockwise turn, and slid sideways into a small dirt embankment. Both of Chandler's driver's side tires deflatedand came loose from the rims. The driver of the Dodge truck left the scene.

Vehicle Accident

On August 29, 2007, Ulysee Perkins Jr. was backing Theresa Warren's Cadillac Escalade out of the shop at Tully's when he backed into a black Dodge Charger. The Charger was struck on the driver's side quarter panel.

Damage to Vehicle

On August 28, 2007, OfficerKirkland responded to the Miller County Road Department in reference to damage to his vehicle. Upon arrival, Officer Kirkland spoke to Kelvin Bernard Morgan. Morgan stated he was traveling on Fourth Street behind the county dump truck and a rock flewup from the rear tire of the truck. Mr. Morgan stated the rock then struck the front windshield causing damage. He then went to the road department to report the incident. He spoke to the supervisor and obtained more information.

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