This episode of our audio journey into Macon-area police report oddities includes items about an allegedly drunk guy hassling a dog and being unruly outside the Rookery; a man who said all he drank was Kool-Aid going to jail for DUI; and the always amusing sounds of things overheard on our police scanner.
Asked if he wanted to talk about his satisfaction with his attorneys during a May 22, 2017, Peach County Superior Court hearing, Ralph Stanley Elrod Jr. declined to speak. Elrod is charged with murder in the shooting deaths of Peach County Sheriff's Office deputies Daryl Smallwood and Patrick Sondron.
Houston County prosecutor details role of Clifton James Roberts in a 2014 gang-related killing of a Macon man at the gas pumps of Murphy USA on Booth Road in Warner Robins. The victim was not part of a gang, authorities said.
A U-Haul caught fire just before 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 22' 2017, on Interstate 75 South in Peach County. The driver appeared to be OK, but the truck's cab and engine were destroyed by flames. Traffic backed up two miles.
Tianna Danet Maynard pleaded guilty to felony murder in the 2014 gang-related slaying of a Macon man at the pumps of Murphy USA on Booth Road near a busy super Wal-Mart. A prosecutor details the crime at her plea and sentencing hearing.
The family of Bibb County sheriff's investigator T.J. Freeman reflects on 2017 National Police Week services in Washington , D.C. and Macon. Freeman died May 5, 2016, in a crash with a fleeing suspect. Bibb sheriff's Maj. Tonnie Williams could hardly describe the feeling of being in the middle of the memorial in the nation's capitol.
A 1995 Ford motor home crashed into the median of Interstate 75 at about 9 a.m. on Friday May 19, 2017. The vehicle burst into flames in the southbound lanes on I-75 near Sardis Church Road. Passerby Conna Hardy captured this footage from the northbound lanes.
The authorities say Brenda J. Wilder of Macon, Georgia, was under the influence of methamphetamine while driving a small truck 66 mph in a 45-mph zone near Central State Prison on Fulton Mill Road the night of Oct. 7, 2016. She was in court Thursday for a first-appearance hearing following her recent arrest. Her husband Daniel K. Wilder died the crash.