ALBANY POLICE: The Albany Police Department responded to at least 24 calls on Wednesday, available reports indicate. Incidents included:

♦ Criminal trespass, family violence, on the 800 block of West Mercer Avenue;

♦ Criminal trespass on the 100 block of West Oglethorpe Boulevard and the 1100 block of West Gordon Avenue;

♦ Family violence, unfounded, on the 1700 block of Ann Avenue, the 1500 block of Georgia Avenue and the 200 block of Hidden Court;

♦ Theft, $1500 or less, on the 1100 block of East Oglethorpe Boulevard, the 200 block of Cordele Road, the 1600 block of West Waddell Avenue, the 700 block of Johnson Road and the 400 block of Carver Avenue;

♦ Theft, more than $1500, on the 1700 block of Arlington Park Circle;

♦ Motor vehicle theft on the 1800 block of West Oglethorpe Boulevard;

♦ Shoplifting on the 200 block of Cordele Road;

♦ Aggravated assault, firearm, on the 100 block of Booker Avenue;

♦ Initial outcry on the 3100 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive;

♦ Information only report on the 100 block of North West Road;

♦ Terroristic threats on the 600 block of Eleventh Avenue;

♦ First-degree burglary, forced entry, on the 2500 block of Crescent Drive;

♦ Second-degree criminal damage to property on the 1300 block of Mercantile Drive;

♦ Entering autos on the 1300 block of Mercantile Drive, the 1300 block of South Mock Road and the 1300 block of Mercantile Drive;

♦ Disorderly conduct on the 1100 block of West Gordon Avenue.

DOUGHERTY POLICE:♦ The Dougherty County Police Department responded to at least 22 calls on Wednesday and the early hours of Thursday, available reports indicate. Incidents included:

♦ Unknown problem on the 2500 block of Daylor Court;

♦ Recovered motor vehicle on the 300 block of West Highland Avenue;

♦ 911 hang up on the 2800 block of Spellman Drive;

♦ Abandoned vehicle on the 200 block of Clark Avenue;

♦ Discharging firearms on the 500 block of Pine Bluff Road;

♦ Suspicious autos on the 100 block of South Mock Road and the first block of Georgia Power Road;

♦ Building checks on the 4800 block of Hill Road, the 4500 block of Sylvester Road, the 1000 block of Philema Road, the 2400 block of Liberty Expressway Southeast and the 300 block of South Westover Boulevard;

♦ Auto accidents on the 1500 block of South Mock Road and the 1800 block of Oakhaven Drive;

♦ Theft by taking on the 1300 block of Miller Street;

♦ Thefts by deception on the 500 block of Pine Bluff Road and the 3000 block of Sylvester Road;

♦ Traffic arrest on the 1000 block of Radium Springs Road;

♦ Contact person on the 700 block of McCollum Drive;

♦ Assisting motorist on the 1800 block of North Slappey Boulevard;

♦ Burglar alarms on the 1000 block of Butternut Avenue and the 3500 block of Moultrie Road.

ALBANY FIRE:♦ The Albany Fire Department responded to at least 22 calls on Tuesday and Wednesday, available reports indicate. Incidents included:

♦ Arcing, shorted electrical equipment, on the 200 block of Frost Street and the 2700 block of Dover Lane;

♦ Emergency medical calls calls on the 2300 block of West Alberson Drive, the 1900 block of West Oglethorpe Boulevard, the 500 block of Flint Avenue and the 3100 block of Way Myrtle Lane;

♦ Grass fire on the 1400 block of Moultrie Road;

♦ Building fire on the 1900 block of West Oglethorpe Avenue and the 1900 block of South Flintlock Drive;

♦ Authorized controlled burning on the 1300 block of Lily Pond Road;

♦ Motor vehicle/pedestrian accident at the intersection of South Mock Road and Short Street;

♦ Motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Jones Avenue and West Town Road, the intersection of Walnut Street and West Waddell Avenue, the intersection of Gail Avenue and Barnesdale Way, the 2500 block of North Slappey Boulevard and the 2800 block of Nottingham Way;

♦ Public service call on the 1500 block of Palmyra Road and the 1800 block of West Oglethorpe Boulevard;

♦ Alarm system activation on the 300 block of Flint Avenue;

♦ Outside rubbish, trash or waste receptacle fire on the 400 block of South Westover Boulevard;

♦ Smoke detector activation on the 2500 block of North Slappey Boulevard.

DOUGHERTY EMS:♦ Dougherty County Emergency Medical Services responded to at least 59 calls on Wednesday, available reports indicate. Medical calls included two abdominal pains/problems, two allergic reactions/stings, one choking, two unknown problems/men down, four chest pains, five respiratory issues, 19 general sicknesses, one fainting, one altered mental status, one stroke, two diabetics, one seizure, two abnormal behaviors/suicide attempts and two cardiac arrests/deaths. Trauma calls included four auto accidents, five falls, three lacerations and one assault. Other calls included one medical alert activation.

— Compiled by

Rachel Lord

Audience Engagement Specialist

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