Police Reports: Published 6.12Published 11:00pm Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Police catch wayward goat
Police say it wasn’t three Billy goats gruff – just one wandering boar goat – that prompted a trio of reports from Troy residents within a 24-hour span.
The first incident occurred Monday afternoon on Henderson Highway near Thundering Springs Road, when a resident called because a goat had gotten into a horse pen and was harassing the horse. Animal control officers separated the animals, and the goat was caught and retrieved by another individual.
Around 10 p.m. Monday a resident on Chase Lane called dispatchers and said a goat had wandered into his backyard and was attempting to charge him. The officer was unable to capture the goat.
By Tuesday afternoon, police had received a third call about a wayward goat. Animal control officers captured the goat, described as a red-haired boar goat, in Hunter’s Mountain Estates. No one was injured in any of the instances.
While the department routinely answers a variety of animal control calls, the goat calls were unusual. “This is the first time I can remember two goat calls in the same day,” said Lt. Bryan Weed, spokesperson for the department.
Anyone missing the goat should call the animal control officer at 566-0500.
In other law enforcement activity:
Latereil Ajduan Foster, 26, Lake Avenue, alias writ of arrest.
Gary Wayne Brooks, 33, County Road 7721, three charges of alias writ of arrest.
Joseph Walter Sheppard, 47, Needmore Road, four charges of alias writ of arrest.
Richard Blake Penn, 35, County Road 7708, domestic violence 3rd degree.
One arrest for theft of property 3rd degree.
James Mack Hodges, 36, Mulberry Street, public intoxication and criminal trespass warning.
Lanekia Chantel Joiner, 27, County Road 5519, harassment.
One arrest for assault 2nd degree.
Octavio Sologurell, 37, unknown address, driving under the influence – alcohol.
Michael Bowens, 26, County Road 7749, bench warrant.
Bryan Terrell Williams, 38, Dean Street, driving under the influence – alcohol.
Thomas Dean Wheeler, 53, Chapman Street, three charges of alias writ of arrest.
Anthony Jerod Wilson, 40, Brundidge Boulevard, public intoxication.
Sidney Carl Thomas, 42, Promwood Loop, Montgomery, failing to appear (traffic).
Larry Doby Little, 58, County Road 1128, open container of alcohol in a vehicle, driving under the influence – alcohol and improper lane usage.
Jarrell Deonta Cooper, 25, Rose Circle, criminal trespass 3rd degree.
Timothy Lenard Suddith, 39, Charles Street, failing to appear (traffic).
Traffic accident without injuries on George Wallace Drive.
Traffic accident without injuries on South George Wallace Drive.
Traffic accident without injuries on South Brundidge Street.
Traffic accident without injuries on US Highway 231 South.