On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 3:57 A.M. officers of the Warner Robins Police Department responded to 87 Gawin Drive (Sunoco) in reference a business alarm.
Upon arrival officers discovered where an unknown person had attempted to break the glass on the front door.
At approximately 4:46 A.M. Lieutenant Don Edwards was checking the building at 915 Lake Joy Road (Jump In Shell Station) when he found the glass on the front door broken. Before arriving at the store, Lieutenant Edwards observed a car leaving the area. Other responding officers found the car and the driver was identified as Robert Lewis Walton (53 years old, Warner Robins).
Walton was taken to the Warner Robins Law Enforcement Center where he was interviewed by Detective Meredith Edwards.
He was later charged with Burglary in connection with 915 Lake Joy Road (Jump In Shell Station) and Criminal Attempt to Commit Burglary in connection with 87 Gawin Drive (Sunoco.)
Walton was transported to the Houston County Jail.
The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Meredith Edwards at 478-302-5386 or Macon Regional CrimeStoppers at 478-742-2330.
Information can also be submitted anonymously through TipSubmit by texting the tip to CRIMES (274637) and include keyword WRPD in the body of the text. More information about TipSubmit can be found at WRPolice.org.