Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Officers Investigating Homicide at Budget Inn

Release date: June 29, 2016

Incident: Homicide

Date/Time: June 28, 2016/approximately 10:59PM

Location: Budget Inn 2076 Watson Blvd

Officers are working a homicide at the Budget Inn at 2076 Watson Boulevard. The call
came in at approximately 10:59pm on Tuesday, June 28, 2016.

When officers arrived they found 34 year old Donell Nathaniel Hawkins of Warner Robins with one gunshot wound to the upper body area. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.

Donell Nathaniel Hawkins is known to law enforcement.

 The investigation is ongoing and is being led by Det. Mark Wright.

Anyone with additional information should contact Det. Wright at 478-302-5380 or contact Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.

For more information please contact Public Information Officer, Jennifer Parson at 478.302.5417 or at

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

What You Need To Know About The 2016 WR Independence Day Celebration

Release date: June 28, 2016
Event: Independence Day Celebration 2016-Parking Information
Date/Time: Friday, July 1, 2016/Gates Open at 5:30PM
Location: Surrounding area of McConnell-Talbert Stadium

The Warner Robins Police Department and assisting agencies will be providing site security and traffic management for the Independence Day Celebration at McConnell-Talbert Stadium on Friday, July 1, 2016. In an effort to provide a safe, secure and enjoyable atmosphere, we would like to distribute the following information:

Gates Open at 5:30PM
Concert begins at approximately 8PM
Fireworks will be at approximately at 10PM

There will be three gates of entry: MLK Blvd, S. Davis Dr. Pedestrian Bridge and S. Davis Drive
Road Closures
3PM - Demon Valley Drive will be closed to ALL vehicular traffic to include parking. 

General Parking: There are 10 designated parking areas:
Union Grove Baptist Church Field
C.B. Watson School- Handicap/VIP ONLY
Warner Robins High School - Pickup/Drop off
Pearl Stephens School Area
Rumble Academy
Sacred Heart Catholic Church Complex
Robins Federal Credit Union
Middle Georgia State University
Commercial Circle Area
City of Warner Robins Municipal Complex 

The Warner Robins Police department will be live-tweeting the Annual Warner Robins Independence Day Celebration. Follow us at @WarnerRobinsPD for behind the scenes pictures and videos. We’ll also be tweeting traffic and parking information about the event. Please use the hashtag #WRIDC2016

Prohibited Items include: firearms, alcohol, rolling coolers, hard-sided coolers, pets, outside food, large umbrellas, and tents. 

Allowed items include: small soft-sided coolers with sealed drinks inside, lawn chairs, diaper bags, small coolers for medical purpose such as insulin or baby formula. All items will be searched and persons are subject to search. 

Water buffalos will be available inside of the event. Water will also be available for purchase from select vendors. 

For more information regarding parking and safety checkpoints please contact Public Information Officer, Jennifer Parson at 478.302.5417 or at

Monday, June 27, 2016

Officers Respond to Person With Gunshot Wound

Release date: June 27, 2016

Incident: Gunshot Wound

Date/Time: June 27, 2016/ approximately 4:02PM

Location: 100 block of Bear Lake Drive

At approximately 4:02PM on Monday, June 27, 2016 officers responded to a residence in the 100 block of Bear Lake Drive in reference to a gun shot wound.

This is what we know so far, the female and male living at the residence were involved in a domestic dispute. At some point a gun was fired and struck the male in the leg.

The male was transported to the Medical Center Navicent Health. He was conscious and talking to officers before being transported.

At this time no arrests have been made.
The investigation is ongoing and is being led by Detective Brett Rozier.

For more information please contact Public Information Officer, Jennifer Parson at 478.302.5417 or at


Thursday, May 26, 2016

Special Olympic Torch Run Road Closures

Release date: May 26, 2016
Event: Special Olympics Torch Run Road Closures
Date/Time of Event: May 27, 2016/ approximately 6AM-10AM
Location: Houston Lake Road, Watson Boulevard 

Officers with the Warner Robins Police Department will be participating in the Special Olympics Torch Run Friday, May 27, 2016 from 6AM until approximately 10AM. 

The route will begin with runners and bicyclists departing from the Houston County Courthouse in Perry at 6AM. 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 7AM, and will continue to Watson Boulevard. 

The route continues eastbound on Watson Boulevard, ending at the Warner Robins Police Department at 100 Watson Boulevard at approximately 10AM. Again, race participants will be occupying the far right lane, eastbound on Watson Boulevard, and motorists in the area are urged to use caution. 

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

WRPD Hosts Police Week Bass Tournament

EVENT: Police Week Bass Fishing Tournament
WHEN: Thursday, May 19, 2016
TIME: Safelight-3PM
WHERE: Claystone Park Lake Tobesofkee

The Warner Robins Police Department is hosting a Bass Fishing Tournament at Lake Tobesofkee during Police Week 2016 on Thursday, May 19, 2016.

The tournament is open to all active and retired law enforcement, military, their families and friends. The cost is $40 per boat (limit two people per boat). One person in the boat must be either active or retired law enforcement or military.

Prizes will be awarded to first, second, third and big fish. To sign up for the Police Week Bass Fishing Tournament please visit www.

The deadline to sign up for the tournament is Thursday, May 12, 2016.

A meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 18th at 6:30PM at the Warner Robins Law Enforcement Center at 100 Watson Boulevard to go over the tournament rules, and assign launch order. The launch order will be decided by a random drawing.

For more information please contact Public Information Officer, Jennifer Parson at 478.302.5417 or

Tuesday, April 12, 2016