Douglas Police Department

  • Agency: Douglas Police Department
  • Address: 225 W. Bryan Street, Douglas, 31533 GA
  • Chief: Gary Casteloes (Chief of Police)
Phone: (912) 384-2222
Fax: (912) 384-7779

Douglas Police Department is located at 225 W. Bryan Street, Douglas, 31533 GA. The Chief of Police of the department is Gary Casteloes. The Douglas Police Department phone number is (912) 384-2222.

Douglas Police Department News

On 05/15/2018 at approx. 4:44 Am the Douglas Fire and Police Departments responded to a fire at Lil Mike’s Restaurant, 611B S. Gaskin Ave. On arrival the Fire Department made entry into the location and extinguished the fire. The Douglas Fire Department determined the fire to be suspicious. Douglas Police Department Arson Investigator responded to the scene. Investigators along with members of the fire department assessed the scene and determined that the fire was an Arson (intentionally set). Due to this being a commercial business and the nature of the fire the State Fire Marshall’s Office was contacted. The Fire Marshall’s Office sent an Investigator to the scene and the Fire Marshall’s Office is the lead investigating agency in this case. Douglas Police Department Investigators will continue to assist in the investigation. A reward of up to $10,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual(s) responsible. More information about the reward can be seen on the attached photo. We are asking for the community’s assistance in resolving this case. Anyone with any information that would assist in identifying the individual(s) responsible for this crime is asked to contact the Douglas Police Dept. 912-384-2222, the Tips Line at 912-260-3600 or your local 911 center. Information can also be shared on the Department’s Face Book page at https://www.facebook.com/DouglasGAPoliceDepartment/ .

The Douglas Police Department investigated an accident that took place at our local Wal-Mart. The individual shown here in being sought in reference to leaving the scene of the accident. Also shown is the vehicle he was driving. Anyone with any information that would assist in identifying this individual is asked to contact the Douglas Police Dept. 912-384-2222, the Tips Line at 912-260-3600 or your local 911 center. Information can also be shared on the Department’s Face Book page at https://www.facebook.com/DouglasGAPoliceDepartment/ .

Career Opportunities with the City of Douglas. To apply online, http://www.cityofdouglas.com/jobs.

CITY OF DOUGLAS UTILITIES CUSTOMERS TARGETED IN PHONE SCAM The City of Douglas wishes to alert utility customers of a reported telephone scam where the caller falsely solicits payment for City of Douglas utilities through green dot cards within 1 – 1.5 hours or utilities will be disconnected. Although the caller may appear to have detailed information that includes account numbers, the city advises customers not to make payment to the caller. For more information, www.cityofdouglas.com.

In the month of April the Douglas Police Department investigated several reported burglaries that took place on the South West side of Douglas. Investigators were able to identify the Offender as 48 year old Eric Lamar Campbell. Campbell was located and arrested for the Burglaries of A-1 Liquors and Lily’s Cafe. He is currently being held in the Coffee County jail. Anyone with any information that would further assist in these cases or any other crime is asked to contact the Douglas Police Dept. 912-384-2222, the Tips Line at 912-260-3600 or your local 911 center. Information can also be shared on the Department’s Face Book page at https://www.facebook.com/DouglasGAPoliceDepartment/ .

Recently there have been several thefts from locally owned businesses in Douglas. The Douglas Police Department would very much like to identify, locate, and arrest, the individual seen stealing from one of our local businesses in this video. Anyone with any information that would assist in identifying this individual is asked to contact the Douglas Police Dept. 912-384-2222, the Tips Line at 912-260-3600 or your local 911 center. Information can also be shared on the Department’s Face Book page at https://www.facebook.com/DouglasGAPoliceDepartment/ .

DOUGLAS FIRE DEPARTMENT FIRE HYDRANT TESTING The City of Douglas Fire Department will begin testing hydrants on Monday, May 21, 2018 and will continue through Friday, May 25, 2018. For full release, www.cityofdouglas.com.

The City of Douglas Natural Gas Department is conducting natural gas leak surveys in the northeast and northwest areas of Douglas. These technicians will have identification. Please call the Douglas Utilities Department if you have any questions or concerns, at 912-389-3445.

Everyone, please take a moment to like & follow our new Facebook page that will have updates about the inaugural Douglas Mayor's Youth Council. Let's spread the good news about youth leadership in Douglas!

UPDATE: THIS INDIVIDUAL WAS LOCATED AND ARRESTED WANTED BY THE DOUGLAS COFFEE COUNTY HEAT UNIT On 02/08/2018 an Officer with the Douglas Coffee County Heat unit conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle that was traveling at a high rate of speed in a residential neighborhood. On making contact with the driver, 19 year old Justin Russ, it was found that his license was suspended due to a prior charge. During the traffic stop Russ attempted to call his Mother to come to the scene. On being advised by the Officer that he was going to be arrested and he needed to exit his vehicle Russ put his car in drive and fled the scene. The Officer pursued Russ who was traveling at a high rate of speed. The pursuing Officer decided that continuing the pursuit posed a danger to innocent persons and/or substantial property damage due to the speed and manner in which Russ was driving. The Officer terminated the pursuit. As a result of his actions multiple warrants have been issued for the arrest of Justin Guy Russ. He is known to frequent the Ambrose, Nicholls, and West Green areas of Coffee County. Anyone with any information that would assist in locating Justin Guy Russ is asked to contact the Douglas Police Dept. 912-384-2222, the Tips Line at 912-260-3600 or your local 911 center. Information can also be shared on the Department’s Face Book page at https://www.facebook.com/DouglasGAPoliceDepartment/ .

Yesterday we posted the crime stats for the month of March. Below is a spreadsheet and graph which shows if the crime was reported as residential or commercial.

The Douglas Police Department is attempting to identify and locate the male and female subjects in the video in reference to an active case. ***We do understand that the video is poor quality. Please see additonal still photographs in the comment section. Anyone with any information that would assist in identifying or locating this individuals is asked to contact the Douglas Police Dept. 912-384-2222, the Tips Line at 912-260-3600 or your local 911 center. Information can also be shared on the Department’s Face Book page at https://www.facebook.com/DouglasGAPoliceDepartment/ .

City of Douglas Police Department Zone Breakdown.

The following are the Crime Stats for March 2018. The map showing the zone breakdown is in our photo's.

On 04/16/2018 the Douglas Police Department was made aware of phone solicitations made by County Courthouse Magnet Services. Some businesses believed that this company was affiliated, endorsed, sponsored by our local emergency services. This is a company that manufactures magnets listing county emergency contact numbers. They sells ads on the magnets to local businesses. Although this is a legitimate company they are not affiliated in any way with our local emergency services. Coffee County emergency services do not benefit from the sale of these ads.

The City of Douglas has full-time and part-time career opportunities available! Apply online at www.cityofdouglas.com/jobs