- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 28, 2015

July 28—MOULTRIE — The voyage of a Florida man’s Voyager continues. The van, towed from the scene of a traffic stop where the driver was arrested, was claimed by someone else and disappeared again.

Edgar Robalino, of Kissimmee, Fla.., reported being notified by his real estate agent on July 10, while he was in Canada on business, that his house had been burglarized and his 1998 Plymouth Voyager was stolen.

The next day the Polk County Sheriff’s Office called to tell him that the car was in Moultrie.

Maria Mezquital Severiano, 5411 Smith Lane Lot 14, Dover, Fla., was arrested during a traffic stop on the night of July 10. She was charged with no driver’s license and safety belt violation by the Colquitt County Sheriff’s Office, and the van was towed.

Robalino told police that when he called the towing company on July 20, an employee told him that someone had picked up the van and that no information was available about that person’s identity.

As police investigated further, they found that the tag was registered to Robalino, but that the tag had no vehicle information listed. A check of the vehicle identification number indicated that the Voyager was registered to another man whose address is the same as Severiano’s.

That uncertainty over who is the registered owner explains why Severiano was not charged with possession of stolen property when she was arrested while driving the van, police said.

Arrests

Sheriff’s Office

—Lillisne Vasqueza Villanueva, 33, 640 Circle Road, was charged Saturday with driving under the influence, failure to drive within single lane and open container in vehicle.

Moultrie Police

—Nathanial Yates, 43, 505 Country Circle, was charged Saturday with driving under the influence and failure to drive within single lane.

Georgia State Patrol

—Matthew Bryan White, 28, 2298 Hartsfield Way, Tallahassee, Fla., was charged Friday with driving under the influence and driving under the influence.

—Pedro Gonzales, 19, 133 Denham Road, was charged Wednesday with theft by taking, driving without license and stop sign violation.

—Clayborn Davenport, 28, 1213 Elliot Brown St. Apt. E, was charged Friday with probation violation and driver’s license or permit required for certain operators.

Probation violation

Moultrie Police

—Ricky Darrell Stanaland, 52, 2234 Old Doerun Road.

Sheriff’s Office

—Brodrick Jerrel Blackwell, 25, 156 Church St.

Burglary

Sheriff’s Office

—Chip Klaus, 500 block Seminole Drive, reported Sunday the theft of his son’s WWE action figures.

Klaus told police that the theft totaled $6,100 and that $1,200 worth of the action figures were damaged.

There also was damaged to the carport door and a side window, police said.

—Joseph Bates reported Sunday the theft of a Frigidaire 6000 window air conditioner from a rental residence in the 100 block of West Bethel Avenue.

Bates estimated the value of the air conditioner at $225.

Thefts

Sheriff’s Office

—Skipper Saunders, 500 block Sumner Road, reported Sunday the theft of his son’s dirt bike that is valued at $300.

Saunders told police that his son had mechanical problems and left the motorcycle at a neighbor’s residence in the 600 block of Sumner Road where he felt it would be safe until he could make repairs.

It was taken from that location and Saunders later received a call telling him the motorcycle was at a residence near the intersection of Tompkins Road and Lakeview Acres Road. He identified the dirt bike as his son’s and a man there said two men in their mid-20s. who were in a white Ford F-150 with black rims, gave the dirt bike to him.

An officer tried to develop a suspect based on the information given, but was unable to do so. The dirt bike was returned to Saunders.

—Sheryl Louise Drury, 300 block Drury Lane, reported Sunday the theft of six used batteries valued at $90.

Drury told police that while she was on vacation a camera set up in the yard captured images of the car of a relative who had been told not to be on her property. The images did not show the driver of the car.

—Shaddae Moore, 700 block Sumner Road, reported Friday the theft of a ZTE Straight Talk cellular phone valued at $475 while she was in the 3500 block of Doerun-Norman Park Road.

—Justin Lindsey reported Friday the theft of a trail camera valued at $150 from land he is leasing on Hill Top Court.

Battery

Sheriff’s Office

—Shantara Jackson, 200 block Selina Road, reported Thursday that a male relative grabbed her by the back of the head and pushed her into the bath tub.

The man was not there when police arrived. Jackson told them that he man ran into the woods behind their residence.

—Catherine Wilson, 200 block Doc Lindsey Road, reported Saturday that a male relative slapped her, hit her with his fist and choked her neck.

Wilson made the report at a friend’s residence, and when police went to her residence the man refused to answer the door. Wilson had no visible injuries, police said, and declined medical treatment.

An officer provided information to Wilson and informed her of the process she needs to follow to pursue prosecution.

—Tony White, 1400 block Edward Warren Road, reported Sunday that a female relative hit him with an aluminum pipe during an argument.

White told police that the woman got mad because he would not give her a ride and that she refused to leave the residence when he asked her to do so.

White suffered injuries to the left side of his stomach, police said. Kristy Sue Box, 1430 Edward Warren Road, Lenox, refused to discuss the incident with police. Police took her into custody and will take a warrant on a simple battery charge.

Property damage

Sheriff’s Office

—Lakala Nichols reported that a 2003 Nissan Altima was damaged while parked in the 100 block of Robina Lane, where she had left it while she was out of town.

When she returned she found the front and rear windows broken on the driver’s side and the rear window broken on the passenger side. There also were scratches over most of the car.

—Dan Smith, Moultrie, reported Sunday that the side door was kicked in at the residence he is moving into in the 100 block of Mae Road.

Smith did not notice anything missing. The door sustained damage, police said.

—Perfect Simpson, 2200 block Sylvester Drive, reported Friday that her daughter’s bedroom window was broken during the night.

Simpson told police that she heard a noise at about 3 a.m., but thought that it was the air conditioner.

Other investigations

—Barbara Mowery, 1100 block Tallokas Point Road, reported Friday that a male acquaintance has followed her and showed at locations where she was over the past several weeks.

—Sharon Blackwell, 2100 block Highway 133 North, reported Monday that a driver ran into her rear bumper as she was stopped for incoming traffic while waiting to turn into her driveway.

After Blackwell turned into her driveway to clear the roadway the driver of the small black car drove away.

Blackwell’s 2015 Chevrolet Malibu had minor scratches and dents to the rear bumper, police said. They were unable to locate the car.

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