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Time for the community to step up

By   /  February 15, 2013  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet Albany reached a new low yesterday when a Meals on Wheels truck was held up at gunpoint.  There are a few things I believe should be sacrosanct, even to criminals, and Meals on Wheels should be on of those things.  These drivers, all volunteers, aren’t collecting money for the food they’re delivering.  It’s all [...]

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Churches, crime, just doesn’t add up

By   /  November 13, 2012  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet Albany may well be known for two things we have an inordinate amount of, and those are both churches and crime.  We have a lot of places to commune with the Almighty, and we have plenty of people in this town who think nothing of taking what you have.  Somehow, that just doesn’t make [...]

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Police seek info on determined thieves

By   /  October 15, 2012  /  Crime  /   Comments

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Tweet Staff Reports Police have long warned people that locked doors will not prevent theft, only provide a deterrent to a thief breaking into your home.  The thieves who broke into Simply Fashions last night illustrated the point that the truly determined will gain entry.

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Person Wanted for Armed Robbery and Aggravated Assault

By   /  September 27, 2012  /  Crime  /  Comments Off

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Tweet The Albany Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Bureau would like to solicit the public assistance with locating the following individual:

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APD takes shot at ‘Dark Knight’

By   /  September 13, 2012  /  Crime  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Staff Reports Albany, Ga. – An Albany police officer had the kind of encounter one would only think of as happening in the movies. The officer in question took a shot at Batman.

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Officer responds to burglary, shots fired

By   /  September 4, 2012  /  Crime  /  Comments Off

Christopher Mathews, age 19, is charged with multiple crimes after he allegedly pointed a firearm at an Albany police officer

Tweet Staff Reports Shots were fired early this morning when an Albany police officer found 19 year old Christopher Mathews trying to break into a Northwest Albany business.

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One dead, others injured in shooting

By   /  August 26, 2012  /  Crime  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Staff Reports Albany, Ga.- Albany police were called to the Shackleford Shopping Center early this morning where one man was killed, four other people were injured – three to gunshot wounds and one to a high heel shoe hitting them in the head.  Police were initially called after a large fight broke out in [...]

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Is APD looking for a killer?

By   /  August 24, 2012  /  Crime  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Staff Reports Albany, Ga. – An east Albany trailer park was rocked Wednesday with the discovery 44 year old Judith Dianne “Daisy” Hernandez’s body.  The news media began to tell tales of Hernandez being murdered.  Dougherty County district attorney Greg Edwards told WALB, “The body was sent to the crime lab for examination, and [...]

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Theives steal meat from Riverfront BBQ

By   /  August 6, 2012  /  Crime  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Staff Reports A passerby reportedly alerted police to a break in at Riverfront BBQ, a popular restaurant in downtown Albany.  However, in a bizarre twist, the crooks bypassed cash and went for the meat, stealing three cases.

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Bank branch manager arrested for theft

By   /  August 6, 2012  /  Crime  /  Comments Off

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Tweet Staff Reports The branch manager of Regions bank was arrested by Dougherty County Sheriff’s Office officials for allegedly stealing from the account of a 95 year old woman Monday morning.

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