On Saturday, May 11, 2013 The Thomas Realty Company located at 220 Griffin Street received damage to the building when a fire was set and the building was burglarized. All the computers were reported stolen. The fire was extinguished before extensive damage occurred. This is under investigation by the state fire marshal’s office, the Eastman Fire Department and the Eastman Police Department.
Sunday, May 12, 2013, a 17-year old female reported that she was vacuuming out her vehicle at the Precision Car Wash on Griffin Street when someone grabbed her from behind and hit her in the head. She reported that the male reached into her vehicle and stole her wallet.
On Thursday, May 9, 2013 the residence of Junior and Betty Boutwell at 226 Griffin Street received damage from a fire that was set on a rear porch area. The fire marshal’s I office, Eastman Fire Department and the Eastman Police Department are investigating this incident.
On Tuesday, May 7, 2013 Michael Crane of Precision Car Wash reported that someone tried to pry open the coin machine. He also reported that a blower was missing from a storage building.
On Thursday, May 9, 2013 Beverly Rooks of a College Street address reported that she was struck in the head and her wallet was stolen.
Willie M. King was arrested on Friday, May 10, 2013 and charged with shoplifting at Flash Foods on Griffin Street.
Erika J. Richards was arrested on Friday, May 10, 2013 and charged with shoplifting at Wal-Mart in Eastman.