Police arrest Paine students found in old Tubman school

Monday, Nov. 2, 2009 10:25 AM
Last updated Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2010 12:22 AM
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Six Paine College students were arrested Sunday night after deputies found them inside Tubman Middle School.

Lt. Scott Peebles, of the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, said it did not appear that they were trying to steal or break anything inside the school and were just “acting stupid” by walking around the empty building.

“I don’t think there was any attempt to steal anything,” Lt. Peebles said.

Two deputies came to the school after an alarm was tripped shortly after 10 p.m. They found an open door on the east side of the building, and the students were on the third floor, a sheriff’s report said. One of the suspects tried to run from the deputies and was chased to the entrance of Paine College, where he was taken into custody.

Those arrested on criminal trespass charges include: Coleene Kristen Jackman, 18; Rachel Marie Woods, 18; David Lee Howell, 18; Charles Jolaron Rhome, 18; and Donald Anetia Beasley, 19. Richard James Stephens Jr., 18, is charged with both criminal trespass and obstruction of an officer for attempting to run from deputies.

All six live in the 1200 block of 15th Street, the report said.

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FallingLeaves
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FallingLeaves 11/02/09 - 11:32 am
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I guess they couldn't get

I guess they couldn't get away with, "My cousin owns this building; I have permission to be here", like the lying trespassers in our neighborhood. It didn't matter the owner had given me his new number to give to the police to contact him in the case of trespassers, they believed the lying teenage trespassers over the homeowner across the street. I asked the police if they called the number and they said, no. Why not??

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LolaJean 11/02/09 - 12:05 pm
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I just talked to JUSTUS4 and

I just talked to JUSTUS4 and he says that the Non Minority alarm was installed by a Non Minority. Therefore, these kids are simply victims of the current Non Minority World that us Minorities have to live in.

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Dan White 11/02/09 - 12:10 pm
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No harm; no foul.

No harm; no foul.

augustadog
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augustadog 11/02/09 - 12:35 pm
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No big deal. give them a

No big deal. give them a break.

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latosha_5 11/02/09 - 12:52 pm
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yes it is a big deal, it is

yes it is a big deal, it is not alright for ANYONE to trespass on other people's property. would it be no har no foul or give them a break if their butts were sittin in your home while you were out? i don't think so...children, no PEOPLE need to be more responsible and respectful and expect all others to be responsible and respectful!

steelermoose1
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steelermoose1 11/02/09 - 02:16 pm
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greenjacket and

greenjacket and augustadog....you both are dumb as can be. No harm, no foul? No big deal? Now, lets say these same individuals had broken into your home while you were not there...you would be crying foul. But of course, your both probably black, and believe its just another way for "the man" to hold down young bruthas.

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spotted_assassin 11/02/09 - 04:34 pm
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being this time of the

being this time of the year...just probably part of a greek fraternity intake process! no harm no foul!
Heck, they were college students, why would they wanna steal and tear up anything?

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ispy4u 11/02/09 - 04:34 pm
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What a bunch of B.S. to make

What a bunch of B.S. to make criminals out of these students over this. Give a a break. Where are all of the defenders that thought the prank pulled by the Columbia County students were over blown? Steeleridiots. What does race have to do with this except for a warped minded person like you. Your comments shows that you are only concerned about the race of the students.Where is your comment of the White teacher that had sex with his student. I guess you think " Bubba" is being picked on because he is White? What an idiot.

ispy4u
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ispy4u 11/02/09 - 04:34 pm
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I can only imagine what that

I can only imagine what that idiot LolaJean posted.

steelermoose1
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steelermoose1 11/02/09 - 05:26 pm
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spotted assassin..."being

spotted assassin..."being this time of the year...just probably part of a greek fraternity intake process! no harm no foul! Heck, they were college students, why would they wanna steal and tear up anything? " Are you serious??? Just because they are college students doesnt mean crap...they broke the law, and illegally entered property that did not belong to them. That means they are criminals...1,000,000 to 1 odds say that if you put your wallet in front of any of the four "college students" and walked away, you would return to no wallet. Your an idiot too!

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