Sgt. Simpson responded to Turnerwoods Road in reference to an anonymous tip about a dog being chained to a tree with no shelter from the elements. The sergeant located the dog and noticed it did not have food or water. The sergeant could not locate the owner. He then contacted animal control, who advised it could not legally seize the animal, but it could provide bedding, food, and water for the animal.
Deputy Graham responded to a business on West Clinton Street in reference to a suspicious person. The complainant said that the man walked into the business and looked as if he had been beaten up. The subject said that he had been beaten and thrown to the ground by the offender at their place of work. The deputy contacted the offender, who denied any wrongdoing, but had a visible bloodstain on his shirtsleeve. The offender was taken into custody. The deputy then surveyed the scene of the altercation, where blood was visible on the floor, door, and window, as well as on the cement outside. The deputy took photographs of the subject, the offender, and the scene and took out a warrant on the offender for aggravated battery.
Deputy Graham was dispatched to Hidden Lakes Drive in reference to threats. The complainant and her husband said the offender had been making derogatory remarks about them via phone calls and text messages. They also heard from a third party that the offender was planning on coming to the husband’s place of work and attacking him. The deputy contacted the offender and advised him that if he continued to contact the complainant and her husband he would be charged with harassment and if he went to their residence he would he charged with criminal trespassing.
Officer Middlebrooks was dispatched to Turnerwoods Road in reference to harassment. The complainant said that his neighbor had been constantly harassing him, as well as calling the police and DFCS on him. He said the neighbor is constantly looking out the window at him. The complainant did not wish to contact the neighbor, only document the incidents.
Sgt. Simpson responded to a lookout for a possible drunk driver on Gray Highway. He noticed the vehicle in question weaving and initiated a traffic stop at the intersection of Gray Highway and Lite-N-Tie Road. The driver said he had not been drinking and tested negative on a roadside alcohol test. He said he was blind in his right eye and could not see well while driving at night. He was cited for failure to maintain lane and a relative came to pick up the vehicle.
Deputy Beard noticed a vehicle traveling on Pecan Lane without a tag light. After the deputy initiated a traffic stop, the driver admitted to having a bag of marijuana in his pants pocket. The bag was turned over to the deputy. The driver was placed under arrest, as well as a passenger in the vehicle who was found to have a valid warrant out of Bibb County.
Sgt. Giltz observed a vehicle traveling 76 mph in a 55-mph zone on Gray Highway. The sergeant initiated a traffic stop and discovered that the driver’s license was suspended. The sergeant served the suspension and cited the driver for speeding. The vehicle was turned over to a licensed driver.
Officer Farley responded to a business on West Clinton Street in reference to shoplifting. The complainant said she thought she saw the offender steal some sunglasses. The offender was confronted about the theft and admitted to taking two pairs of sunglasses, taking the tags off of them, and putting them in her purse. She was issued a citation for theft by shoplifting and advised not to return to the business.
Officer Giltz responded to North Street in reference to suspicious activity. The complainant said that she noticed that one of the doors to her boyfriend’s vehicle had been opened and not properly shut back. She suspected that someone was trying to hide drugs in the vehicle. The officer said he would put in a patrol request for the area.
Sgt. Garner observed a vehicle traveling 50 mph in a 25-mph zone on West Clinton Street. He initiated a traffic stop and noticed that the driver appeared nervous and the smell of burnt marijuana seemed to be coming from the vehicle. The driver said she had smoked marijuana earlier that morning, but threw the cigarette out the window. Officer Hunnicutt arrived to assist and recovered a bag of marijuana from the vehicle. The offender was issued citations for speeding and possession of marijuana—less than one ounce.
Deputy Jenkins was dispatched to Hickory Ridge Drive in reference to damage to property. The complainant said that she was notified that an unidentified offender shot her boyfriend’s truck with a paintball gun. The complainant said she wanted the incident documented because similar damage had occurred elsewhere in the area.