Arrest Made in Airman Arson Case

| September 23, 2013

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The Valdosta Police Department issued the following release this morning: Charles Hawkins a 24 year old Valdosta resident was arrested on Friday, September 20, 2013 for two outstanding arrest warrants; Arson – First Degree and Burglary–both connected to a fire that destroyed the Deborah Drive home of a Moody airman on September 9th.
On September 20th, officers spotted (a man) in the Deborah Drive/Pineview Drive area on a bicycle who was ordered to stop but refused to comply with officer’s orders. He left the bicycle and proceeded to run from law enforcement but was later apprehended in the 2400 block on North Forrest Street. Hawkins was wanted for the two outstanding arrest warrants and is also charged with Obstruction of an Officer. Hawkins is currently being held at the Lowndes County Jail pending court proceedings.

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  1. MomOfTwo says:

    How sad, these folks find out the harsh realties of life too late and the only options they have are minimum wage no skill jobs, welfare or becoming a criminal. Sure wish our President would be brave enough to discuss the real issues.

  2. Justin Igger says:

    Wah Wah wah, it’s societies fault, lack of jobs, lack of parents. I have seen too many people come from bad situations to go on and become productive members of society. Some folks are just going to be bad eggs no matter what you do and allowing them to suckle off the governments teat isn’t helping them do anything but have free time to plot and scheme and raise another generation of losers. Most don’t care because being in jail for them is easy…3 hots and a cot, cable tv, newspapers, store, medical care.

  3. Wyatt erpp says:

    I’m sure this punk has burglarized this neighborhood over and over again. Glad he is off the streets… For a few weeks anyway! Valdosta has turned into the wild west, so sad.