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The man was drunk and unable to provide any informa- tion about the suspect or the phone. Magnolia Med Spa reports two instances of criminal trespassing Forsyth officers responded to two reports of criminal trespass- ing at Magnolias Med Spa on the Forsyth square on May 24. 26. Officer Mitchel Bell pulled over a vehicle for speeding and noticed a lot of movement inside the car as the driver changed places with a passenger. When Bell approached the vehicle he noticed a white shoe between the brake and gas pedals even though the driver was wearing red shoes. Mitchell noted that the backseat passenger was wearing no shoes and had one white shoe between his feet to match the one by the gas pedal. He admitted he was driving because his daughter was tired and he knew his license was suspended. He was charged with speeding and driving without a license. White substance found on hydrangeas, shrubs at Magnolia Med Spa Magnolia Med Spa on the courthouse square told Forsyth officer Jeremy M one on May 29 that someone poured a white substance on five hydrangea bushes and six shrubs outside their back door, killing them all, a $140 loss. The employee said she doesn't know who would're done it or when. The case was turned over to investigations. Forsyth officer locates Officer discovers man passenger's shoe stuck sleeping in pergola between gas, brakes i at Country Club Park A Forsyth man was chargedSgt. David Asbell found a man with driving on a suspended li- sleeping in the pergola in the cense as his effort to evacuate the ,city park near the golf course. driver s seat during a traffic stop The 61-year-old man said he was was undone when his shoe got having issues with his wife. Asbell stuck by the brake pedal on May told him that he couldn't sleep in the park and cited him for crimi- nal trespass. Asbell asked the man if he needed financial help, but the man said he gets a check and didn't want his help. Cabiness Road woman reports snake entered hole in backyard A Cabiness Road Apartments woman told Maj. George Foster on May 31 that children were playing in the backyard when they saw a snake go into a hole. Foster said he didn't have the proper tools to handle a snake. Unkm Hill Apartments resident mils offker over personal pmblerns Forsyth police Sgt. David Asbell told a Union Hill Apartments woman that it was up to her to stop drinking, fix her relationship with her boyfriend or leave him when she called for police help. The woman told Asbell she was tried of fighting with her long- time boyfriend. Asbell told her that wasn't a police matter, and said her personal relationships and drinking were her problems, not the police's. Asbell advised her to go inside, sleep off the alcohol and only call police if there's abuse or threats. Driver arrested after running into parked truck on Lee King Road A 27-year-old white Forsyth man was arrested and charged with failure to maintain lane after a wreck on Lee King Road on May 24. At about 8:25 a.m Cp1. Jacob Robins went to the rear lot of the BP gas station where he saw a silver 2010 Chevrolet HHR with heavy damage blocking the northbound lane of Lee King Road. Robins saw the HHR had hit the rear of a parked black 2004 Ford super duty pickup truck and pushed it under the trailer of a parked tractor trailer with an Indiana tag. The male HHR driver was extremely nervous and said he didn't know what had happened. The HHR driver, who kept adjusting things inside a backpack, said he was headed back from a meeting in Macon that began at 7 a.m. Monroe County EMTs determined the driver was not injured. A male witness said he saw the HHR turn from Rumble Road onto Lee King Road. The witness said the HHR swerved almost completely offthe road onto the BP property before returning to the road and hitting the parked pickup truck. Robins then took the HHR driver to the Monroe County Jail where he was also charged with viola- tion of driving permit. Deputy locates heroin, syringes inside truck in Dollar General lot A 35-year-old white Albany woman, a 42-year-old white Albany man and a 35-year-old white Leesburg man were each arrested and charged with posses- sion of heroin and possession of drug related objects in the High Falls Dollar General parking lot on May 31. At about 5:31 p.m a a 9-1-1 caller reported a suspi- cious white Ford truck had been sitting in the High Falls Dollar General parking lot for over three hours. The 9-1-1 caller said a male occupant had gotten out and walked inside the store a number of times but had never bought anything. When Cpl. Holly Martinage arrived, she saw two men and a woman inside the truck with several occupants appearing to be under the influ- ence of drugs. The woman told Martinage they were waiting on a Western Union transaction to come through. A male front seat passenger then said they had run out of gas while en route to pick up another person. Meanwhile, Martinage saw the male back seat passenger was shaking and sweat- ing, and dispatchers determined both male passengers were want- ed by multiple agencies. Marti- nage then found two syringes in the back seat passenger's left front pants pocket and a syringe in the front seat passenger's shorts pocket. Martinage then searched the truck and found a bookbag containing multiple bags of syringes, a silver and black case containing more syringes, a glass smoking device, two lighters, a toy treasure box that contained suspected heroin and a spoon. Martinage then took the woman and both male passengers to the Monroe County Jail Hickory Road residents report damaged mail- boxes on May 31 At about 8 a.m. on May 31, a Hickory Road man told Cp1. Timothy Campfield that his mail- box had been knocked down. A male neighbor then told Camp- field that his mailbox was also damaged. Campfield believed the damage was caused by a vehicle, but he was unable to find ave- hicle with damage nearby. Brookwond Dr. resident reveals blighted home sold for back taxes City councilman John Howard asked code enforcement officer George Foster for an update on a home with code issues on Brook- wood Drive. Foster asked the owner on June 1 why he hadn't kept his promises about keeping up the property, and the man informed Foster that the home was sold for delinquent taxes. The new owner said he couldn't take possession of the property for one year unless the previous owner quit claims it to him. Amazon packages stolen on Estes Road At about 12 p.m. on June 1, a female Estes Road resident told Dep. Paul Stewart that two pack- ages from Amazon were deliv- ered to her home on May 30 and May 31, respectively, but she did not receive either one of them. The resident said both packages were supposed to have been left in her mailbox. The resident said a check for $700 was also mailed to her from the Crawford County Board of Commissioners' office several days prior, but she had not received it either. See INCIDENTS Page 4B The following arrests v/ere reported by the Monroe County Sheriff's Office and Forsyth Police Department on June 3-9. An arrest means someone has been charged with a crime, but the law considers them innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. LaToya Shaundrette Belcher, 35, Macon, failure to appear Hunter Jay Dawley, 18, Jackson, disor- derly conduct Johnny Griggs, 36, Macon, failure to appear Nicholas Lawton Head, 40, Forsyth, battery Richy Darron Huckaby, 53, Rome, speed- ing, driving while license revoked Kimberly Johnson, 39, Cartersville, speeding, pos- session of co- caine, posses- sion of drugs, possession of amphetamine, possession of drugs, possession of marijuana William Francis Scott, 43, Macon, failure to maintain lane, reck- less driving, DUI, drugs not in original container, possession of drugs Raico Cabrera Her- nandez, 30, Chattanooga, Tenn permit unlicensed person to drive Travis Austin Haynes, 26, Macon, violation of probation, disorderly conduct Evelio Miranda Juarigo, 31, Hialeah, Fla following too closely, driv- ing without a valid license Terry Roland, 41, Jackson, flee- ing, tag lights required, failure to stop at stop sign, failure to signal when changing lanes, driving on wrong side of road, no insurance, driver to exercise due care, driving while license revoked, reckless driv- ing, interfer- ence with government property Jeffery Rutherford, 56, Ma- con, open container, driving while license revoked // Dakota Brian Tapley, 24, Jackson, pe- destrian under the influence of alcohol or drugs Simone Elyse Cal- loway, 26, Griffin, driving while license revoked Cory Ledel Johnson, 44, Los Angeles, Calif follow- ing too closely, possession of marijuana, open container, possession of drugs Qwendlyn Ann Simpson, 27, Macon, bail jumping, Superior Court bench warrant Jake Dylan Sisemore, 22, Culloden, failure to stop at a stop sign, violation of conditions on limited driving permit Tracy Robert Fuller, 27, Macon, obstruction David Gordon McMurray, 49, Atlanta, possession of drugs, posses- sion of Hydro- codone Nicole Renee Mellon, 37, St. Amant, La fleeing or attempt- ing to elude, driving on the wrong side of the roadway, driving while license revoked Shyda Alexandra Rouse, 30, Macon, failure to appear Dslnon Wayne Stuart, 25, Forsyth, giving false name or date of birth, failure to maintain lane Curtis Montee Tennyson, 29, Roberta, following too closely, driving while license revoked Lavita Shonta Childs, 32, Macon, window tint violation, driving while license revoked Tony Evans, 52, Forsyth, reckless con- duct Davarius Antonio Her- ring, 29, Stock- bridge, speed- ing, driving while license revoked, DUI, failure to stop at a stop sign Miranda Elizabeth Keen, 32, Jack- son, possession of drugs Roberto Antonio Thor- pe, 49, Macon, improper left or right turn, hold for other agency Brandon Kyle Joiner, 33, Forsyth, DUI, tag lights required .loAnn L Price, 55, Forsyth, pe- destrian under the influence of alcohol or drugs MartyLen Stewart, 39, Louisville, driving while license revoked Timothy Gerald Turner, 24, Forsyth, second ctegree homidde by vehide, driver to exercise due care, failure to maintain lane