Suspect accused of taking wallet by force
A police lookout has been issued for Vashaun Banks in connection with a May 25 robbery by force.
The Albany Police Department responded to at least 16 calls on Tuesday and the early hours of Wednesday, available reports show.
Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County
The Albany Police Department responded to at least 14 calls on Monday and the early hours of Tuesday, available reports show.
Police seek man in connection to recent shooting
Timothy Clemmons currently has active warrants for four counts of aggravated assault and probation violation. The warrants stem from a shooting that occurred on the 100 block of South Slappey Boulevard on June 20.
Two victims hospitalized after a shooting early Sunday in Albany
Phyllis Banks, spokeswoman for the APD, said officers spoke with one of the victims, who told police they were traveling west on the 800 block of West Oglethorpe Boulevard in a 2000 Honda Accord when an unknown vehicle pulled up alongside them and began firing shots at them.
Armed robberies reported at two convenience stores
The DCPD responded to the Flash Foods at 2336 Liberty Expressway, Southeast at around 2 a.m. on Monday after reports of two men entering the store and taking an undisclosed amount of cash.
Variety of merchandise taken from storage units
Police say several storage units in Dougherty and Lee Counties were broken into.
Accident victim charged with driving offenses
Witnesses say Shallena Scott, 35, ran over a cement fence and crashed into a tree on Gordon Avenue Wednesday.
Police also investigate shooting on South Slappey Boulevard
Darryl Mingo, 16, was struck in the upper leg by gunfire Wednesday and was later released from the hospital.
Murder case against Yathomas Riley is to be sent to Lee County Superior Court
Yathomas Riley, accused of murder in the shooting death of his wife, Dr. Lisa Riley, had his first day in court on Tuesday at a hearing before a Lee County Magistrate Court judge.
Yathomas Riley faces warrants charging murder, felony murder and aggravated assault
Arrest warrants have been issued for Yathomas Riley in the death of his wife, Dr. Lisa Riley, according to officials with the Americus office of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
Police say no injures were reported in two different incidents
The Albany Police Department is investigating two separate shootings which occurred early Saturday and Sunday mornings. Police reports say neither shooting resulted in injuries.
It’s been two weeks since this small farming community was stunned with the news of one of its citizens being gunned down in his driveway. But for John Hester Jr., the shock is still paramount as he and his family try to begin putting their lives back together.
These are Dougherty County Jail bookings for the period of July 9-15, 2015.
Albany police identify the driver who died as Cecil Elliot of Sasser
A Ford F250 truck was traveling from Seventh avenue when the driver lost control of the vehicle and crossed Palmyra Road in the 1400 block, crashing into several trees and overturning.
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