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Sheriff deputies warn residents in two south GA counties, beware of panhandler

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January 18, 2007

Colquitt County-  A warning from police about a suspected drug addict preying on people in Colquitt and Worth Counties.  This is 23 year old Carroll Ray Fender. 

Deputies say Fender has gone door to door in Colquitt and Worth Counties asking for money. Deputies say he usually gives a hard luck story, but really wants to money for drugs. 

"He will go to your residence and ask you for money saying his wife's in the hospital or those sort of things to get money, to buy contra ban with. We ask the people not to give him any money and let us know if he comes up there," said Capt. Hal Suber, Colquitt County Sheriff's Office. 

He's recently been spotted in the Doerun area. Deputies say he drives a pewter or champagne colored thunderbird or a red Dakota truck.

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