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The T skegee News March 17, 2011, PageA-3 7- 2011 Statistics This Week: 12 This week 2010:18 201I to date: !11 Violent Crimes This week: 8 This week 2010:6 ' 2011 to date: 43 Non-Violent Crimes This week: 14 This week 2010:19 2011 to date: 125 Following is a summary of activi- ties from the Tuskegee Police De- partment for March 4-10, 2011. To contact the Tuskegee Police Depart- ment, call 727-0200. To report infor- mation to the Secret Witness Line, call 727-9865. Those calling the Se- cret Witness Line aren't required to provide his or her name. March 4 12 a.m. Theft of property on South Main Street. i0 a.m. Burglary/theft of prop- erty on Patterson Street. 2:10 p.m. -- Burglary theft of property on Anona Street. 4:45 p.m. Karl Williams was arrested on charges of being a minor in possession of alcohol and carrying a concealed weapon. 4:45 p.m. -- Gene Williams Jr. was arrested on charges of posses- sion of marijuana, altering a firearm identification and possession of a firearm. 4:45 p.m. Brittnee Woods was arrested on charges of possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana. 6:16 p.m.-- Domestic violence on Crenshaw Circle. March 5 7:11 a.m. Domestic violence on Chehaw Drive. i2:40 p.m. Recovered property on River Street. 6:01 p.m. Jeffrey T.hompson (not of The 7bskegee News) was ar- rested on writs for domestic violence and criminal mischief failing to have required insurance (two counts). 8:30 p.m. -- Domestic violence on Notasulga Road. March 6 4:19 p.m. Domestic violence on River Street. March 7 3:2B a.m. Theft of property on Fonville Street. 7:36 a.m. Theft of property on Old Columbus Road. 12:23 p.m. Theft of property on Davison Street. 12:54 p.m. Harassment on Old Montgomery Road. 2 p.m. Property damage on Wade Johnson Road. 2:25 p.m. -- Property damage on South Church Street 4:20 p.m. Property damage on Franklin Road. 5:38 p.m. James Edward Jones was arrested on charges for theft of property. March 8 11:27a.m. Domestic violence and Criminal mischief at Capricorn Apartments. 11:49 a.m. Criminal mischief or Ellison Avenue. 12:08 p.m. Theft of property on South Elm Street. 9:20 p.m. -- Demetrius Perry was arrested on charges of criminal trespassing and having an open con- tainer in public view. 9:20 p.m. -- Charlette Fluellen was arrested on charges of.criminal trespassing having an open con- tainer in public view. March 9 1:35 a.m. Michael Antonio Pugh was arrested on charges of possession of marijuana,resisting ar- rest, attempting to elude police and carrying a concealed weapon. 1:49 p.m. Harassing commu" nication at Pleasant Springs Drive Apartments. 2:26 p.m. Theft of property at Pleasant Springs Drive Apartments. 6:30 p.m. Criminal mischief on Cox Street. 7 p.m. -- Burglary on Anona Street. 9:30 p.m. -- Domestic violence and criminal mischief on Campbell Drive. March 10 12:14 a.m. Burglary on West Montgomery Road. 11:25 a.m. ,Domestic violence and theft of property on Bowen Street. 12:45 p.m. -- Theft of property on Wright Street Clean;up day March 26 Calling all e' izens, businesses, social and Greek organ- izations, governments, churches, students and volun- teers to join with the Tuskegee Clean City Committee to help clean up the downtown area. Meet at the Downtown Square on Saturday, March 26 from 7-11 a.mS. to participate. For more information, contact Darryl Rock, vice chairman, Tuskegee Clean City Committee, at (334) 552-1790, or Tuskegee City Manager Al Davis at (334) 720-0514. Free tax service available Tuskegee University Cooperative Extension Program in collaboration with the Tuskegee-Maeon County CDC and the College of Business and Information Science is offering free tax preparation for households with annual income of $56,000 or less for 2010. The office is-located in the Tuskegee-Macon County CDC building, 608 Dibble Street, Saskegee and will be open on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from noon to 5 p.m. Please call (334) 725-8496 for appointments. What to bring to your appointment: Social security cards for yourself and your dependants; Driver License or other Photo ID; W-2 forms for all jobs held during 2010; Copy of last year's tax return; All other income and tax documents; Voided cheek for direct deposit. Municipal Court amnesty offered Tuskegee Municipal Court is attempting to clear a high number of outstanding warrants by offering an amnesty period, according to Municipal Judge Tiffany Johnson Cole. The amnesty from through April 15 will be granted to allow those who have warrants for not completing a court ordered program, failures to appear, outstanding fanes, court costs and/or restitution to pay said fines. Defen- dants must pay all outstanding fines, court costs and/or restitution during that period. If a court ordered program has not been completed, the court will re-enroll the de- fendant in the program. For more information, contact Tuskegee Municipal Court at (334) 720-0585. SheriffRe 7 This week: 4 ): 4 2011 to date: O 'T;MISS A BLOOMING mgratb ~~o .Gardens and Home STROLL THROUGH 65 ACRES OF ONE OF THE NATION'S MOST SPECTACULAR Open Daily 8am - 5pm, Closed Dec. 25th 20 mites SW of Mobile, Alabama Groups Welcome * Care Gift Shop 1-10 to Exit 1SA 800.247.8420 ,j week: 14 Following is a summary of the ac- tivities of the Macon County Sher- iff's Office for March 7-13, 2011. . County Road 2, Hardaway. 4:51 p.m. Property damage re- ported at County Road 2, Fort Davis. March 8 5 a.m. Arrest of LaDarius Davis on charge of criminal mis- chief, 1st degree, discharging firearm in to occupied building. Held in Macon County Jail. 5:30 a.m. -- Arrest of John Wal- ton on charges of robbery, 2nd de- gree. theft of property, 3rd degree, and unlawful imprisonment (two counts). Held in Macon County Jail. 4:41 p.m. Theft of property re- ported at 8700 Highway 80 West, Tuskegee. 6:11 p.m. Menacing reported at County Road 45, Tuskegee. Malv& 9 7:28 a.m. Arrest of Kenneth Walker on charge of probation viola- tion. Held in Macon County Jail, 10:13 a.m. Breaking and en- tering a vehicle reported and crimi- nal mischief, 3rd degree, at 758 County Road 13, Shorter. 10:45 a.m. -- Arrest of Hyram Patton on charge of revoked bond. Held in Macon County Jail. 4:42 p.m. --Arrest of ,Eddie Dreem Walton on charge of Failure March 7 to Appear (theft of property, 2nd de- " 12:39 p.m. -- Burned vehicle re- gree). Held in Macon County Jail. ported at County Road 45, Tuskegee. 11:36 p.m. -- Burglary, 3rd de- 1:52 p.m. -- Harassing commu- gree, and theft of property, 1st de- nication reported at 10993 County gree, reported at 924 Ro~ers Road, Road 9, Tuskegee. Auburn. 1:43 p.m. -- Domestic violence and menacing reported at 27584 ing communication. Released on ap- pearance bond. 9:22 p.m.--Arrest of Samantha Hearn on charge of harassing com- munication. Released on appearance bond. March 10 10:20 a.m. -- Domestic violence reported at 2215 County Road 60, Tallassee. 2:30 p.m. Burglary, theft of property reported at 4210 County Road 24. Auburn. 3:55 p.m. Harassment, crimi- nal mischief reported at 1165 Howard Lane, Tuskegee. 9:40 p.m. -- Criminal trespass reported at County Road 9, Tuskegee. March 12 5:23 p.m. Arrest of Eric James White on charge of leaving scene of accident. Held in Macon County Jail. 5:50 p.m. Domestic violence and harassment reported at 235 Chimes Lane, Shorter. 6:25 p.m. Theft of property re- ported at 200 Spruce Road, Shorter. 6:31 p.m. -- Arrest of Joe Louis Rush on charge of possession of mar- ijuana, 1st degree. Held in Macon County Jail. March 13 8:33 p.m. Menacing reported at 801 County Road 91, Auburn. Note: Please tune into the Sheriff's 9:22 p.m. -- Arrest of Jack Report every Thursday at7:15a.m. Richard Davis on charge of harass- on WBIL radio station. State gas prices increase three cents for week to $3.44 GAY, Mr. Eugene a resident of Tuskegee, died Mon- day, Feb. 28, 2011. His funeral was held Friday, March 4 from Greater St. Mark Baptist Church, Tuskegee. Burial was at Ft. Mitchell Cemetery, Seale. McKenzie Funeral Home, Tuskegee. directed. GREEN, Mrs. Julia. a r sident of Tuskegee, died Thursday March 10, 2011 in Tuskegee. Funeral arrangements and survivors will be announced by The Peoples Funeral Home, Tuskegee. PAIMIER, Infant Malea Amber, a resident of Mont- gomery, was born Feb. 22, 2011 and died March 6, 2011 in Birmingham. Her funeral was Friday, March 11 from McKenzie Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Robert Lewis officiating. Burial was in Sweet Gum Cemetery, Shorter. McKenzie Funeral Home, Tuskegee, directed. Farris Auto "Sales 303 E MLK liwy Average retail gasoline prices in $3.53 a gallon, according to gasoline one year ago and are 44.4 cents per ~ Alabama have risen 3.0 cents per price website ~gallon higher than a month ago. i We now c arry over gallon in the past week, averaging The national average has increased $3.44 a gallon as ofMonday, March Inciuding the change in gas prices 40.5 cents per gallon during the last I 1 500 used tires! 14. This compares with the national in Alabama during the past week, month and stands 74.5 cents per average that has increased 3.8 prices March 14 were 74.9 cents per gallon higher than this day one cents per gallon in the last week to gallon higher than the same day year ago. Reed Memorial Scholarships applicationdeadline March 31 The Tuskegee United Women s are: a "senior with a GPA of 2.0- (why should you receive the League is sponsoring its Annual 2.9, completed a scholarship ap- scholarship). 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