The Packet » Mug Shots
Browse

Mug Shots

Over The Limit Under Arrest

Over The Limit Under Arrest

Just after 7:00 pm Saturday, Lowdes County first responders were dispatched to Jess Lyons Road near the intersection of Champion Road for a wreck involving a rollover. On scene, they found Jeremy Hayden trapped inside his Volkswagen Passat. Hayden was quickly freed from the demolished…

Racial Slurs Lead To Smack-Down, Arrest Of Father/Son Duo

Racial Slurs Lead To Smack-Down, Arrest Of Father/Son Duo

A heated late night exchange sent a father and son to jail, with a pit stop at the hospital. Witnesses told Columbus Police that the incident occured when Steven and Michael Pierce entered the Huddle House on Military Road. Thepairallegedlyspoutedoffseveral racial slurs, insulting and arguing…

Two Charged In Drive-By Shooting

Two Charged In Drive-By Shooting

Colin Krieger/The Packet Two Columbus men are in custody and facing charges for their involvement in a Monday drive-by shooting near Stokes Beard Elementary in Columbus. Christopher “Sweetie” Armstrong, age 22, of 805 10th St. N., and Antonius Williams, 23, of 803 Spruce St., have…

Gotta Have That Beer

Gotta Have That Beer

BY THE PACKET Photos By Debbie Milliern The mother-and-son Packeteer team of Debbie Milliern and Big Mike helped bring a shoplifter to justice on the evening of Wednesday, July 23. According to Milliern, the dynamic duo were in Sprint Mart #4103 (formerly Tina Watkins) on…

City Beat — McQueen’s Still Here

City Beat — McQueen’s Still Here

Chief Says “I Ain’t Filed S@*t!” BY JEFF CLARK jeff.clark@packet-media.com Amidst a rumor that he has filed his retirement papers, Columbus Police Chief Selvain McQueen told me that he has not filed anything, although his word was a much more colorful one of the vulgar…

The Night The Lights Went Out On Northside

The Night The Lights Went Out On Northside

The Night The Lights Went Out On Northside BY COLIN KRIEGER columbuspacket@cableone.net A violent wreck on 14th Street North left several Columbus residents without power Monday night and police wondering looking for the culprit. Witnesses told police they saw a silver 2006 Nissan Sentra blow…

Huge Wreck on Hughes Road

Huge Wreck on Hughes Road

Colin Krieger/The Packet columbuspacket@cableone.net     Power was temporarily disconnected and four vehicles were damaged early Friday morning when a Columbus man left the roadway and wrecked his pickup truck on Hughes Road. E-911 operators dispatched Lowndes County deputies to a home at the corner of…

Beloved Northside Character Falls Victim To Vicious Assault

Beloved Northside Character Falls Victim To Vicious Assault

John Douglas / The Packet Plucky Northside personality Tamarcus “Moo Cow” Thomas is in the hospital after receiving an extensive beating at the hands of several black males. Columbus Police officer Chris Sykes responded to EJ’s Quick Stop at the intersection of 17th St. S. and Bell…

Neighbor Opens Fire In Fight Over Woman

Neighbor Opens Fire In Fight Over Woman

Colin Krieger/The Packet An argument between two longtime neighbors ended in gunfire early Thursday morning on 7th Avenue in Columbus. Gene Sherrod told Columbus Police that he was sitting on his porch at 1315 7th Avenue North Apartment #A when his neighbor, Eugene Stinson, walked…

Another Of CPD's Most Wanted Captured

Another Of CPD's Most Wanted Captured

Colin Krieger/The Packet One of the Columbus Police Department’s most wanted fugitives was captured last Thursday morning after a brief foot chase through Northside. Joshua Calando Jones was caught around 7:45 a.m. last Thursday, Sept. 26 snuggled behind a storage shed in the yard of…

23rd Time's a Charm? Columbus Legend Arrested Again

23rd Time's a Charm? Columbus Legend Arrested Again

BY COLIN KRIEGER columbuspacket@cableone.net Northside drunkard James Newton Turnipseed entered rarefied air that very few Columbus miscreants have achieved after getting arrested for the 23rd time in the last 15 years late Wednesday night. Columbus Police responded the The Elks Club at 918 16th St. N….

Clay Supes Set Public Hearing for RV Ordinance

Clay Supes Set Public Hearing for RV Ordinance

This article did not make it into this weeks’ print edition due to space concerns. BY BRIAN JONES Staff Writer brian.jones@packet.media.com At their September 5 meeting, the Clay County Board of Selectmen discussed road maintenance and contracts for professional services and scheduled a public hearing…

Dean Acres Shooting Suspect Arrested

Dean Acres Shooting Suspect Arrested

BY COLIN KRIEGER columbuspacket@cableone.net Columbus Police said they have made an arrest in the August 14 shooting on Burgundy Drive in the Dean Acres subdivision in East Columbus. Orlando Harris was charged with Aggravated Assault with a Weapon and Violation of Parole and is being…

Hootie Hoo At The Heidiho

Hootie Hoo At The Heidiho

BY JOHN DOUGLAS Staff Writer Saturday morning, during a routine walkthrough of the Club Heidiho parking lot, Columbus police officers Brian Jenkins, Canyon Boykin and Kyle Daves smelled a strong odor coming from a black Dodge Avenger.  Upon inspection of the vehicle, the officers could…

Cadillac Cruising

Cadillac Cruising

BY THE PACKET A Saturday afternoon joy ride lead to the arrest of three Columbus teens. Deshawn Stevens, Elijah Richey and Nikey Cashe Richey were arrested and charged with posession of stolen property after the white Cadillac Stevens was driving was reported stolen. According to…

Around Lowndes County Board Passes New Nightclub Ordinance

Around Lowndes County Board Passes New Nightclub Ordinance

BY JEFF CLARK jeff.clark@test.columbuspacket.com/packet A public hearing was held August 15 for a proposed new nightclub ordinance that would shut down all clubs serving alcohol in Lowndes County by 1 a.m. With no one present to protest the ordinance, the Lowndes County Board of Supervisors…