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Police/Fire/EMS report for January 22, 2013

APD searching for two gunmen

ALBANY, Ga. — Police are searching for two men they believe fired two shots into a South Albany home Monday morning.

Albany Police Department spokesperson Phyllis Banks said that shots were fired into a home at 922 Cherry Ave. around 9:45 a.m. Monday. No one was injured, but police are searching for two men.

One of the men is believed to be wearing a brown hoodie with the letters “ATC” written in white on it; while the other man is believed to be wearing a black and white hoodie with a black and white cap. He is believed to stand about 5 feet seven inches tall.

Liquor store burglarized

ALBANY, Ga. — The APD reported that Tate’s Liquors on 2424 Sylvester Road was broken into at approximately 4:40 a.m. Monday.

According to the APD report, a patrol officer said that the glass on front door of the establishment was broken out and entry was gained.

Upon the owner’s arrival, police determined that the offender had entered the business and removed an undetermined amount of money from the cash register. The suspect, described as a black male wearing a hooded black or dark colored jacket, then fled the scene on foot.

Man shot walking Monday morning

ALBANY, Ga. — The APD is searching for a gunman in an early Monday morning shooting. According to police reports, Kentrell Jerome Knighton, 28, was walking on the 1300 block of S. McKinley St. when a car drove by and someone shot him in the leg.

Knighton was transported to Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital for treatment. The case remains under investigation.

In other weekend activity, the APD reported at least 40 incidents from Friday to Sunday. Police responded to incidents including:

— Simple battery on Gleneagles Drive and on the 700 block of Dorsett Avenue.

— Marijuana possession on the 2200 block of Clark Avenue.

— Burglary on the 2400 clock of Sylvester Road.

— Armed Robbery on the 1600 Block of Maryland Avenue.

DOUGHERTY COUNTY: The Dougherty County Police Department responded to 16 calls resulting in seven incident reports and five arrests. The calls included:

— A traffic accident resulting in a DUI arrest at the intersection of the Liberty Expressway and Broach Avenue.

— A family violence call resulted in the arrests of two men at the County Line Grocery. Mark Nolan, the suspect, was arrested for DUI while the passenger in his truck, Daniel Sirmons, was found to have an active warrant for probation violation and was also arrested.

— Scott Handcock was arrested for DUI and possession of marijuana at a roadcheck.

— Stephanie Lopes was arrested at a roadcheck after it was discovered she was driving on a suspended license without insurance.