Buster, who was rescued from a metro area pound Feb. 28, escaped from a car while at the Barnesville Animal Clinic on Burnette Road Friday, March 2. Buster has been located twice since then but fled as he is very scared of people.
If you have seen Buster, help rescue him for a second time by calling 404.378.1375 or 717.756.1863 or e-mail email@example.com
Between Friday, Feb. 24, and Friday, March 2, the Barnesville police department made seven arrests:
Derek Wilkerson, 22, 546 Yatesville Rd., Barnesville, theft by taking auto;
Decarlos Grier, 21, 159 Halls Bridge Rd., Jackson, simple battery;
Laquandria Alford, 21, 130 Abercrombie Rd., Culloden, simple battery;
Tyree Virgin, 32, 132 Armstead Cir., Barnesville, disorderly conduct;
Arlon Graves, 25, 272 Mill St., Barnesville, battery;
Dnorrious Barrett, 19, 335 Grove St., Barnesville, theft by taking auto;
Cory Hugh, 19, 178 Ledbetter Rd., Barnesville, theft by taking auto.
Officers answered 114 calls for service including one fight, three animal complaints, eight security checks, six domestics, one subject with firearm, 26 foot patrols, 10 suspicious persons/vehicles, one suicide attempt, four speeding, one accident, three escorts, seven alarms and four damage to property. They issued 27 citations including one driving while license suspended or revoked, one no license on person, one violation of license restrictions, 17 speeding, one failure to stop, two seat belt violations, one open container, two simple battery and one disorderly conduct.
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Closing arguments were completed Monday morning in the murder trial of Lakievius Eleby. UPDATE: After three hours and two minutes of deliberation, the jury was given the option of going to supper for an hour and returning or returning Tuesday morning. The jury chose to come back Tuesday morning.