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Four arrested for Diamond Lake Recreation Department thefts

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 2:14 PM
Last updated Wednesday, May 21, 2014 2:19 AM
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Four men are in custody in connection to recent thefts from the Richmond County Recreation Department at Diamond Lakes.

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Police were called to the facility on Diamond Way Monday morning after an employee discovered someone had taken a golf cart, 2001 Ford F-250 and a utility trailer overnight.

According to a police report, the lock of a storage shed was cut to get to the golf cart. It appeared the bandits loaded the golf cart on to the utility trailer, which was already attached to the pickup truck, and then drove through the chain-link fence. The keys to both the truck and golf cart were still at the recreation department, police said.

Joshua Raines, 23, of Cougar Drive, and Terry Alan Bellew, 44 of Hephzibah McBean Road, and Anthony Stephen Farrow, 45, of Willis Foreman Road, were arrested for their role in the incidents, according to a statement from the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office.

During the course of the investigation, police obtained information that another man, Jimmy David Miller, 28, of Nellie Drive, was involved in a similar theft at the Diamond Lakes facility on May 3. Tools and a golf cart were reported stolen from that incident. Miller was also taken into custody.

Raines and Farrow have been charged with burglary and felony theft by taking. Bellew has been charged with two counts of theft by receiving stolen property and Miller with one count.

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Farmboy
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Farmboy 05/20/14 - 01:37 pm
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I don't get it..

I don't know if it's a lack of upbringing or what. I never wanted to screw up my life, you know? I wanted to be educated. I wanted to grow up and have nice things. It seems like some people fall out of the screw-up tree and hit every branch on the way down.

csrareader
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csrareader 05/20/14 - 02:00 pm
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I don't know these young men

I don't know these young men or their families. However, it's not always a lack of parental involvement. There are times when parents do all they can but their children just make a string of poor decisions. It's sad.

NancySmith2
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NancySmith2 05/20/14 - 02:37 pm
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i took a piece of chalk during grade school

got caught with it, and i never hear the end of it, even at 56 years old!

jimmymac
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jimmymac 05/20/14 - 02:48 pm
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TATS
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It's getting so that neck tats are becoming SOP for thieves and thugs. Screw up your job opportunities getting a neck tat and then have to resort to stealing for a living.

nocnoc
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nocnoc 05/20/14 - 02:57 pm
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Can any one say

Bait Golf Cart ☺

itsanotherday1
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itsanotherday1 05/20/14 - 03:04 pm
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Anyone with the judgement to

Anyone with the judgement to tattoo up their face probably isn't bright enough to discern right from wrong. Maybe he can get a few more in prison.

grinder48
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grinder48 05/20/14 - 03:24 pm
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What Idiots!
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nuf said ...

gargoyle
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gargoyle 05/20/14 - 05:55 pm
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Dig a little deeper you'll

Dig a little deeper you'll find some amateur pharmacological work around that bunch of miscreants.

dichotomy
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dichotomy 05/20/14 - 06:19 pm
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"I don't know these young men

"I don't know these young men or their families"

These are not young men. 45, 44, 28, and 23. They are full grown scumbags and they need a long.....long.....prison sentence. Actually we, and their families, would be better off if they just took them out and shot them. They are a disgrace. And they wrecked my statistics. I'd like to know how many of them are scumbag wannabees on government assistance.

Pops
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Pops 05/20/14 - 07:26 pm
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The cretin with the tats on his face is something

A lot of these gutless, cowardly young people will have the artwork on their face and necks there to give the appearance that they are something to be feared. Trust me......he'll cry like a baby if sentenced to some hard time with some really scary "mens"......

corgimom
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corgimom 05/20/14 - 09:04 pm
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Joshua Raines (the 23 year

Joshua Raines (the 23 year old) is a convicted felon and has already served time in prison. He has been arrested several times prior to this.

my.voice
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my.voice 05/20/14 - 09:58 pm
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Mo, Ron, Dumb, Dumber

Mo, Ron, Dumb, Dumber

JRC2024
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JRC2024 05/20/14 - 10:52 pm
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I think one of the tats says

I think one of the tats says God. Ya think he goes to church?

Grandpa Jones
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Grandpa Jones 05/21/14 - 03:08 am
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4 more....

....enjoying the good life at the taxpayers' expense.

iaaffg
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iaaffg 05/21/14 - 05:15 am
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nothing screams "LOSER!"
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nothing screams "LOSER!" louder than a tattooed-up face/neck/forehead/shaved scalp. they should just get that word tattooed across their forehead, rather than all the arcane symbols and idiotic slogans that they think show their independent spirit and devil-may-care attitude. one can only wonder what happened to them at some point in their lives to give them such low self-esteem.

soitgoes
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soitgoes 05/21/14 - 06:56 am
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The tattoo

says "god", as in "I am a god." Not this time...

seenitB4
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seenitB4 05/21/14 - 07:23 am
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Not younguns

They are old enough to know better...& to WORK at a decent job...wth were they thinking...get a real job!

AFjoe
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AFjoe 05/21/14 - 08:47 am
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4 Foul balls at diamond lakes

I would be interested in how they all got caught. Hopefully the county had cameras

itsanotherday1
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itsanotherday1 05/21/14 - 09:03 am
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"get a real job!"

They can't. All they are qualified to do is mow lawns or tote bricks and lumber for construction. The immigrants, legal and illegal, are already doing those jobs. ;)

rmwhitley
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rmwhitley 05/21/14 - 04:53 pm
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We have
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fostered generations of complete toilet scum.

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