Mistaken caller tips off police to a surprise find
The Cordele Police Department arrested a man on drug charges after someone misreported him as a possible thief.
The caller thought 51-year-old Durward Higgins, was trying to steal, but noticed the man throw something away as police approached him. After searching the trashcan, investigators found a bottle of painkillers that weren't prescribed to Higgins.
Higgins was arrested and charged with one felony count of possession of a controlled substance.