This episode of the Cop Shop Podcast, our audio journey into Macon-area police report oddities, includes the story of a man who shoplifted $500 worth of Family Dollar merchandise and slogged out with the stuff "hidden" in his pants. This episode also features an item about a guy arrested after asking to go for a swim in a woman's pond. Another segment tells of a 911 call about a "large dog." Narrated by Telegraph reporter Joe Kovac Jr. on Dec. 12, 2017.
Republican candidate for senate, Roy Moore, rode his horse, Sassy, to the polls on Dec. 12 to cast his ballot. “This is a very important race for our country, for our state, and for the future,” Moore said.
Macon-Bibb County Municipal Court Judge Bobby Faulkner said Tuesday, Dec. 12, he was surprised to recently learn Macon-Bibb commissioners were still considering having State Court takeover Municipal Court. He said his court employees have been focusing on moving into the Bibb County courthouse.
Houston County offensive lineman Trey Hill speaks to the media after announcing he will commit to Georgia after an end-of-year banquet held at the School Monday night. Hill plans on signing with Georgia when early period begins on Dec. 20.
The Main Street Christmas Light Show Extravaganza on Poplar Street in downtown Macon has 250,000 lights timed with Christmas music. The light show was made possible by a grant from the Downtown Challenge fund of the Community Foundation of Central Georgia, funded by the Peyton Anderson Foundation and the Knight Foundation, and NewTown Macon.
Police were dispatched Saturday morning to "a possible homicide" at a residence at Villa North Court, according to a Warner Robins police news release. Crime scene investigators remained on scene late Saturday afternoon with a section of the road blocked by a police car.