Thursday, May 17, 2018

Special Olympics Torch Run Road Closures


Release date: May 18, 2017
Event: Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Road Closures
Date/Time of Event: May 19, 2017/ approximately 6:30AM-11:30AM
Location: Perry Parkway, Houston Lake Road, Watson Boulevard 


Officers with the Warner Robins Police Department will be participating in the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics Friday, May 19, 2017 from approximately 6:30AM until approximately 11:30AM. 

The route will begin with runners and bicyclists departing from the Houston County Courthouse in Perry at approximately 6:30AM. They will continue northbound onto Houston Lake Road.  The participants will be using the far right lane, northbound on Houston Lake Road.  Motorists are asked to use caution while driving in the area. 

The bicyclists and runners plan to pass the intersection of Houston Lake Road and Feagin Mill Road at approximately 8:45AM, and will continue to Watson Boulevard. 


The route continues eastbound on Watson Boulevard, ending at the Warner Robins Law Enforcement Center at 100 Watson Boulevard at approximately 11:30AM. Again, race participants will be occupying the far right lane, eastbound on Watson Boulevard, and motorists in the area are urged to use caution. 

Friday, May 11, 2018

UPDATE: Missing Woman Found



UPDATE (May 12, 2018)


Update: 27 year old Angela Douglas was located around 12AM Sunday morning on Ravenwood Way. She was transported to the hospital, evaluated and released. 

Release date: May 11, 2018

Incident: Missing, Endangered Person  

Officers need your help locating 27 year old Angela Douglas. Douglas was last seen in the area of Third Street on May 11, 2018 at approximately 5:30PM.  

She was last seen wearing a purple skirt. 


Anyone with information on her whereabouts should contact the Warner Robins Police Department at 478-302-5378. 

Back the Blue Glow Run Road Closures



Release date: May 11, 2018
Event: Back the Blue Glow Run Road Closures 
Date/Time: May 12, 2018 approximately 8:30PM-midnight


Please be advised that at 9PM the east bound lanes on Watson Blvd from Davis Drive to Hwy 247 will be closed. Armed Forces Blvd to Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd will be closed and Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd to Davis Dr. will be closed during the Back the Blue Glow Run. A portion of Commercial Circle will also be closed during this time frame. 

At 8:30PM traffic on MLK Blvd around C.B. Watson Primary School will be closed to vehicular traffic. 
Please plan ahead and choose an alternate route. 


For more information please contact Public Information Officer, Jennifer Parson at 478.302.5417 or at jparson@wrga.gov.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Officers Apprehend Suspicious Person on Feagin Mill Road


Release date: May 9, 2018 

Incident: Suspicious Person/Resisting Arrest/ Assaulting Officers 

Date/Time: May 8, 2018/ approximately 9:20PM 

Location: Intersection of Maplewood and Feagin Mill Road 

At approximately 9:20PM on May 8, 2018 officers responded to a suspicious person call. The callers informed the 911 dispatchers that a white male was running into traffic on Feagin Mill Road. Additional callers also informed dispatchers that the man was performing martial arts and masturbating in the roadway. 

When officers arrived they attempted to get the man out of roadway and place him into custody. Several minutes past as officers tried to safely get the man out of the roadway. At this time the man began to lunge at and assault our officers by grabbing them below the belt. Afterwards a struggle ensued as the officers continued to try to arrest the man. 

Deputies with the Houston County Sheriff’s Office also responded to the scene. 

Our officers deployed their taser and baton as the man continued to resist officers. The man received a minor injury to the head as he fell to the ground and was transported to the hospital. Doctors found methamphetamine and marijuana in his system. He is currently under a psychological evaluation. 


Two Warner Robins Police Department officers received minor injuries during the incident and received medical attention. 

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

WRPD Announces 2018 Police Week Events


Release date: May 1, 2018
Event: Police Week 2018
Date/Time: May 12, 2018-May 18, 2018

The Warner Robins Police Department has several events planned for Police Week 2018. #PaintTheTownBlue all week long. 
Saturday, May 12, 2018   
Back the Blue Glow Run 
8PM Opening Ceremony
9PM Race begins
Be advised that at 9PM the east bound lanes on Watson Blvd from Davis Drive to Hwy 247 will be closed. Armed Forces Blvd to Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd will be closed and Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd to Davis Dr. will be closed during the race. 

Monday, May 14, 2018 
Fallen Officers Candlelight Vigil 6PM at Southside Baptist Church. This event is free and open to the public. The community is encouraged to attend. 

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Law Enforcement Bowling Tournament
Law Enforcement Bass Fishing Tournament from safelight-3PM at Lake Sinclair 

Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Coffee with a Cop from 8AM-10AM at Starbucks Watson Boulevard 
Thursday, May 17, 2018
#PrayForPolice noon at Warner Robins Police Law Enforcement Center.This event is free and open to the public. The community is encouraged to attend. 

Night of Blue Lights 6PM-8PM at the McConnell Talbert Stadium Parking Lot. The event is free and open to the public. The community is encouraged to attend this meet and greet, recruitment fair

Friday, May 18, 2018
Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics begins at 6:30AM at the Houston County Courthouse. Route will travel north on Houston Lake Road then east on Watson Boulevard ending at the Warner Robins Law Enforcement Center. 

Police Week Golf Tournament 11AM at the International City Golf Course. This event is open to all public safety personnel active and retired. 

BBQ for Blue 11:30AM-1:30PM Law Enforcement Appreciation lunch at the Farmhouse at McCullough Funeral Home 

For more information please contact Public Information Officer, Jennifer Parson at 478.302.5417 or at jparson@wrga.gov.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Officers Investigate Shooting on Diggs Boulevard



 Release date: April 19, 2018

Incident: Aggravated Assault 

Date/Time: April 19, 2018/approximately 1:18AM

Location: 200 block of Diggs Boulevard


UPDATE: So far our investigation reveals that the suspects and victim knew each other and we believe they were targeted. The suspects are known to police. 

Their charges include Aggravated Assault, Possession of a Firearm During Commission of a Crime and Terroristic Threats. Additional charges are possible. 

At approximately 1:18AM officers responded to the 200 block of Diggs Boulevard in reference to a shots fired call.

When officers arrived they found several bullet holes in a house. No one was injured. 

17 year old Tristen Ezell and 26 year old Quandre Elliott were taken into custody in connection with the incident. 

This incident is still under investigation anyone with additional information should contact Det. Paul Peck at 478-302-5380 or Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME. 









                         

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Officers Investigate Traffic Accident Involving Pedestrian



Release date: April 18, 2018
Incident: Traffic Accident Involving Pedestrian  
Date/Time: April 18, 2018/ approximately 8AM
Location: Intersection of Featherstone Drive and Stoneridge Drive


At approximately 8AM on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 officers responded to the intersection of Featherstone Drive and Stoneridge Drive in reference to a child that was struck by a vehicle. 

At this time our investigation reveals that the 6 year old female stepped into oncoming traffic before being struck by a Kia Optima. The child was alert and talking to first responders before being transported to Houston Medical Center. Speed is not considered a factor at this time. 


Officers with the Warner Robins Police Department Traffic Unit are investigating the incident.