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The department says they're saving money by selling surplus weapons to buy new weapons.


Warner Robins Police Department says they're saving the city money. They plan on selling surplus weapons in order to buy new weapons.

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Assistant Police Chief Wagner says WRPD will be selling about 100 40mm Smith and Wesson pistols, 45 mm gap pistols, and shotguns.

Wagner says the with that money, the department plans on purchasing about 60 9mm guns.

Warner Robins man to run NYC Marathon for heart charity


A Warner Robins man is getting his heart pumping in the name of aortic health and his late father.

He sees the race as a way to prevent the heart condition, and remember a man who saw service as the blood of life.

Ealer is not a newcomer to marathons. He's run eight of them.

He's constantly training, but he could not prepare himself for his father's sudden illness.

Saturday marks the first Walk to Remember event for Central Georgia.


Saturday marks the first Walk to Remember event for Central Georgia. The walk gathers families, friends, and supporters who are remembering loved ones who passed too soon.

13WMAZ's Paula Rotondo spoke to two parents who plan to walk this Saturday, who know the feeling of loss all too well.

"You're not alone and don't try to go through it alone, let others help." That's Melva Sullivent's advice for anyone going through what she and her husband James experienced three years ago.


In March 2011, the Sullivents lost their two daughters, Bridget and Leslie, in a car accident.

Photos released of Warner Robins burglary suspects


Warner Robins police released surveillance photos Tuesday of two people at Target in Macon. They said the man and woman were using Target gift cards that were stolen in a Warner Robins burglary. Their vehicle is described as a black 2001-2004 Mitsubishi Galant.

If you recognize the pair, contact police at (478) 302-5380.


Warner Robins PD hosts 'Coffee With a Cop'


On Sept. 29, you can have "Coffee With a Cop" in Warner Robins.

The police department is offering people a chance to meet with officers, ask questions and learn about the department.

It starts at 8 a.m. Sept.29 at the Starbucks 2729 Watson Boulevard, according to a department news release. The public is invited.

The department says people generally meet police officers during emergencies or other stressful situations. "Coffee With a Cop" is aimed at giving people a chance to have a "relaxed, one-on-one interaction" in an "informal neutral space."

According to the release, Chief Brett Evans said, "We hope having this event will help us get to know our community members, and let them get to know us. We plan to have more opportunities like this in the future."

Man shot in back in Warner Robins


Warner Robins police were called out to 129 Briardale Ave. at around noon Sunday.

When they arrived, they found Tom Gooch, 38, with one gunshot wound to the back. He was taken to the Medical Center of Central Georgia with non-life threatening injuries, according to a Warner Robins police news release.

Officers arrested Bruce Osborn Key, 50, in connection with the shooting


Street lights coming to blighted areas in Warner Robins.


"Poles are there, we hang a light, they got a light." That's what the Warner Robins Assistant Building Official Ken Thompson says is coming for a few blighted neighborhoods in Warner Robins.

After a unanimous vote this past Monday in a Warner Robins council meeting, Thompson says they were granted $35,000 and will be using it to put in new poles and public safety lighting in areas that have never had adequate lighting before.