Man sought in burglaries


Richmond County authorities are searching for a man wanted in connection with burglaries of two homes in October and February.

Andre Blockett, 22, may be driving a 1995 green Jeep Grand Cherokee with the Georgia tag BBE 2414, Investigator Alton Creech said in an e-mail. He has been known to frequent the 1900 block of Piedmont Street, the Apple Valley area and the Pepper Ridge subdivision.

Mr. Blockett is known to carry a black, semi-automatic pistol and anyone coming into contact with him should use caution, Investigator Creech said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the sheriff’s office at (706) 821-1020 or Investigator Creech at (706) 821-1023.



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