Police/Fire/EMS - June 25, 2010

ALBANY, Ga. -- Albany police responded to at least 44 incidents Wednesday into the early hours of Thursday, according to available police reports. Police responded to incidents including:

-- At about 9:45 p.m. Wednesday Albany police officers responded to the Krispy Kreme shop at 400 N. Slappey Boulevard. John Payne, 47, met the officers and said he had been stabbed with a screwdriver at Mabry Motel across the street at 375 North Slappy Blvd. Officers arrested Sam Rodish, 48, at the motel in connection with the stabbing, a police report stated. Rodish is in Dougherty County jail with no bail set, a jail spokeswoman said.

-- Theft of services, a man was served an $8 shot of tequila at a restaurant. He said he had to return to his car to get the money. He left the restaurant with the $2 shot glass and did not return to the restaurant on the 100 block of North Slappey Boulevard;

-- Interference with an officer, after a traffic stop a driver ran away and was apprehended on the 100 block of Almond Drive;

-- Possession of less than an ounce of marijuana on the 2300 block of Thompkins Avenue;

-- Robbery by sudden snatching on the 1000 block of McKinley Street;

-- Entering auto on the 900 block of North Harding Street and the 200 block of Tremont Avenue;

-- Identity theft on the 1900 block of West Gordon Avenue;

-- Felony theft by taking a central air conditioning unit on the 900 block of Broad Avenue;

-- Loitering and prowling on the 300 block of Vick Street;

-- Burglary on the 1200 block of South Davis Street;

-- Burglary, assault (family violence) on the 700 block of Lincoln Avenue;

--Assault (family violence) on the 1300 block of Avalon Avenue and the 1700 block of West Oakridge Drive;

-- Harassing phone calls (family violence) on the 700 block of West Lincoln Avenue;

-- Criminal trespass (family violence) on the 1600 block of Gillespie Avenue;

-- Domestic (unfounded) on the 1400 block of East residence Avenue.


Dougherty County police responded to at least seven calls, according to available police reports.

Police responded to incidents including:

-- Traffic crash on the 2800 block of New Castle Lane;

-- Business license investigation on the 5700 block of Newton Road;

-- Traffic arrest on the 1500 block of South Mock Road.


Emergency medical services responded to 60 calls on Wednesday. There were 45 medical calls, 11 trauma calls and four other calls. Medical calls included, six chest pains, seven respiratory problems, nausea vomiting, two faint, two altered mental state, five seizures, two mental problems, two heat related calls, five miscellaneous pain calls, one fever, two cardiac arrests and 11 various medical. Trauma calls included seven falls and four lacerations. Other calls are typically standby for other units and patient transport.

-- Compiled by Pete Skiba