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Page 4B it orter July 11, 2018 Continued from 3B Carters Way man reports laptop stolen A Carters Way man told deputy Cody Maples at 5 p.m on June 30 that several yard tools, an iPad and a laptop were stolen from his garage and basement. Ruby Road couple fights over items A Ruby Road woman told deputy W Miller at 7:55 p.m. on July I that her boyfriend took a 60-inch TV, a sound bar and a safe containing $2,000. The boyfriend said the items belonged to him. Missouri teen comes clean on drugs, thefts A Missouri teenager was arrested after deputies found drugs and stolen items in his vehicle. Deputy Thomas Haskins stopped a CheW HHR for weaving on 1-75 south near mile marker 182 at 9:10 p.m. on July 1. Haskins smelled pot from the vehicle and the driver seemed disoriented and didn't know where he was. He said his name was Aaron Malone. The car came back as stolen out of Missouri and no such name was found. Then the driver gave his real name and added: "I'm going to cut the b---s--. I just stole this vehicle and there is just over an ounce of weed and a couple of Percocet and some alcohol inside" Haskins found the pot, a pot pipe, some small blue pills, three open bottles of alcohol and some stereo speakers and equipment inside. "I committed a burglary near Crane, Me. and stole them from Ricks Car and Audio" said the suspect. Haskins reported that wind from the passing cars knocked the pills to the ground and they were never recovered. Macon woman charged with holding husband at gunpoint A Macon woman was arrested for holding her estranged husband at gunpoint and then hitting him over the head with the gun after answering a phone call from his alleged girlfriend. The husband told deputies Hawley and Campfield at 11:52 p.m. on July 1 that he was awak- ened by his wife kicking in the bedroom door waving a pistol and saying "you need to leave tonight or I will kill you tonight." The man said he started to get dressed and walked over to stop her from loading the pistol and said they struggled over the gun and then she hit him over the head. He said he took the ammo magazine from her and called 911. He said they were going through a divorce and that she had answered the house phone and another woman was on the line looking for the husband. The caller spent 15 minutes telling the wife how much she was in love with the husband. The wife told deputies she never tried to load the gun, Nev- ertheless she was charged with trespassing, reckless conduct and battery. Truck driver hits fallen tree on 475 A Davenport, Iowa truck driver told deputy Chris- tian Sawley at 2:11 a.m. on July 2 that he was going north on 1-475 near mile post 12 when he struck a tree that was blocking two lanes of interstate. The driver said he was unable to avoid the tree. Items stolen on Old Popes Ferry An Old Popes Ferry Road man told deputy lake lus- rice at 9:41 a.m. on July 2 that someone stole several auto parts and tools from his shop. He has a suspect. Athens woman charged with kicking deputy An Athens woman faces charges after kicking Mon- roe County deputy Thomas Haskins, who found her in the middle of an intersec- tion incapacitated. Haskins found a 2007 Honda Fit in the middle of the intersec- tion of Lamar and Zebulon roads in Macon around 6:10 a.m. on July 2. The driver had her windows down and was looking straight ahead, not noticing he was there at first. Then she looked at him said "oh s--" She told Haskins she was tired and decided to rest. "I'm getting myself out of a bad situation. My hus- band is a no-good, piece of s--, Jewish mother f----" Haskins noticed her lip- stick was smeared and she was unsteady. She asked where she was and Haskins told her in Macon. "I hate this place; she responded. Bibb County firefighters arrived to try to check her out but began yelling at them to "get the f-- away from me" and added "I'm leaving". She began looking for her keys but authorities told she could not leave, to which she responded: "Watch me." As she tried to put her key in the ignition, Haskins grabbed the keys and she kicked him in the leg. She was charged in Bibb County with bat- tery against an officer and disorderly conduct. Homeowner has suspect in theft A Juliette Road woman told deputy P. Fitzpatrick at 6:02 p.m. on July 2 that on May 26 someone had stolen a necklace from her jewelry box, small gold pendant with a diamond that her dad had given it to her. She said she thinks a family friend she had in- of pot. The driver, who said driver, whose speech was "cited over to swim on May the pot was for his vaca- slurred and thick, said her 6 for several hours took it. tion, was taken to jail. license was in the trunk. The friend denied it. As the driver got out and Florida man gets walked to her trunk, she 'Stop doing dope DUI charcje leaned against the side of her car to steady herself. and get a job' A Hilliard, Fla. man The driver then realized A High Falls man was faces multiple charges after charged with disorderly knocking off his rear view her license was on the front seat in her cell phone case, conduct after a late-night mirror on 1-75 north on and she allowed New- altercation that woke the July 4. A 911 caller re- neighbors. A neighbor told ported that a silver truck some to get it for her. The driver told Kendrick she deputy Thomas Haskins was weaving and had at3:43 a.m. on July 3 that struck the concrete median was coming from Pink Physique gym and said she he woke up and heard his with his rear view mirror had not had much to drink neighbors screaming and around mile marker 185. that day When Kendrick the woman yelled at her Deputies stopped him and then asked the driver to boyfriend, "you just hit me asked if he had hit a wall. so hard I saw stars." He also The driver said no. When take a field sobriety test, she requested she be allowed heard the woman tell the the deputy asked about the to go home first, saying boyfriend "I begged you mirror hanging off his car, her house was right down to stop doing dope and he said "oh, I didn't know", the street. When Kend- get a job" Haskins found The driver's speech was rick said he couldn't allow the woman in the RV park slurred and he had blood- laundry room lying under shot eyes and smelled of her to go home first, the a blanket. She said her boy- alcohol. He said he had two driver replied, "Please don't do this" The driver then friend was using meth. She small beers and was head- agreed to take field sobriety had fresh scratches on her ing from Cleveland, Ga. to forehead and arms as well Florida. Deputies found tests but then began to cry and told Newsome she was as bruises, and a black right a full Bud Ice on the floor eye. The woman insisted it and a dear plastic bag of a teacher at Mary Persons. was not a physical alterca- pot inside Marlboro box. While still leaning against the car for balance, the tion. The man was charged driver then changed her with disorderly conduct. Culloclen man mind and said she didn't reports gun theft want to take any, instead Charges in high- A Fuller Road, CuUoden asking Newsome to take speed chase man reported on July 5 that her home. When Kendrick A Macon woman faces someone stole a Ruger gun told the driver he was try- multiple charges after lead- from his motorcycle repair ing to insure the driver was ing deputies on a high- shop. safe and sober, the driver speed chase in a stolen car stated: "Look, I like taught on July 4. Deputy Timothy Forsyth woman of y'all. Like please help Campfield tried to stop a charged with DUI me home:' The driver woman who was swerv- then revealed she had one ing and almost striving sev- after Oglethorpe alcohol shot at Taki after eral cars on 1-75 south in a Drive traffic stop her gym workout. Kend- white 2018 Nissan Path- A 51-year-old white For- rick told the driver that one finder. When Campfield syth woman was arrested shot should not cause her turned on his lights, the and charged with DUI (re- to be over the legal limit. woman accelerated from fusal) and failure to main- When the driver asked 55 mph to 100 mph. A rain lane after a traffic stop Kendrick what she needed tractor trailer helped slow on Oglethorpe Drive on to do to take the test, she her down near mile marker JdY 2. At about 9 p.m Cpl. then became distracted and 186 and deputy Christian Kimberly Barnett of the asked Kendrick: "Do you Sawley put a PIT maneuver Forsyth Police Department have a dog?" When Ken- on the fugitive to stop her. saw a black 2016 Chevrolet drick replied he did have As deputies approached Camaro convertible with a dog, the driver began to the vehicle with weapons its top down exit off of laugh and said, "AwwwY drawn the woman refused 1-475 at Hwy. 41 South in Although the driver said to make eye contact with Bolingbroke. Barnett saw she would take a field so- deputies and refused to the car stop halfway down briery test, she continued to open her door. Campfield the exit ramp, blocking the ignore Kendrick's instruc- grabbed an axe out of his lane for about two minutes, tions and instead kept patrol car and busted out prior to turning onto Hwy. talking. The driver then the rear passenger win- 41 headed toward Forsyth. asked Kendrick: "What if dew to gain access to her. Barnett then followed the these Taki waitresses gave Finally, she opened the car northbound on Hwy. 41 me over the limit?" When door and was arrested. She and saw it cross the center Kendrick again told her refused medical treatment line at least 20 times. Once that one shot should not and the car was found to be inside Forsyth city limits, cause her to be over the stolen out of Bibb County. Cpl. Wade Kendrick of the limit, the driver then asked Forsyth Police Department Newsome: "But what if Tucker man tried to stop the car as it they (Taki waitresses) have charged pot turned onto Newton Drive, been to my house and took but the car continued on some of my stuff?" New- despite Kendrick turning some asked the driver why A Tucker man was on his lights and siren, the waitresses would steal charged possession Kendrick then followed the from her, and the driver of marijuana at a July 4 car onto Oglethorpe Street, said it was because she was sobriety checkpoint. At where Officer Jacquetta moving. The driver, who 1:45 a.m. on July 4, deputy Newsome of the Forsyth became confused as to Rodgers was helping with Police Department blocked why her trunk was open, a checkpoint at the exit 185 the Camaro, forcing it to then asked if she could ramp on 1-75 north and stop. As Kendrick ap-call SheriffBittick and her was talking to the driver of preached, the female driver daughters. Kendrick told a black Volvo C30 sedan, tried to close the convert- the driver she could not The driver said he was on ible top. When Kendrick make any calls at which his way to Florida with his asked her why she wanted point the driver reached dog so Rodgers asked him to close the top, she said it out and tried to touch Ken- why he was going north, was because she was almost drick. Kendrick pushed the The driver said he forgot to home. Kendrick smelled driver's arm away from him get gas and turned around a strong odor of alcohol and told her not to touch at Rumble Road to get gas coming from inside the him again. The driver then in Forsyth. Asked about car. Newsome asked the began to beg Kendrick to prior arrests, he said he was driver why she didn't stop, help her, saying her job was arrested about 15 years ago and the driver replied that important to her. When for cocaine. He gave con- she didn't hear the siren or the driver finally refused sent to search his car and see the flashing lights. The to take any tests, Kendrick Rodgers found a dear bag then tried to handcuff the driver. However, the driver tensed her arms up and said "no" several times. When the driver continued to resist, Kendrick told her that her actions could result in additional charges. Newsome wrote that at one point prior to the driver's arrest, the driver turned to her and touched her arm before stating: "You're black. You have to help me" Newsome then handcuffed the driver and placed her in her patrol car. When Kendrick read the driver her rights, the driver told him: "This is a set-up" The driver then also refused to submit a blood sample and was taken to the Monroe County Jail. woman finds unauthorized online charges on Visa debit card At about 1:16 p.m. on July 4, a Forsyth woman told Officer Kianda Pritchett of the Forsyth Police Depart- ment that she went to McDonough on July 3 and made purchases at three stores. However, the wom- an said when she returned home she discovered two unauthorized purchases from and another attempted unau- thorized purchase from, which was dedined. The womansaid the unauthorized purchases were valued at about $524. The woman said she had already cancelled her Visa debit card. Forsyth officer warns women after fight at neighbor's home At about 6:22 p.m. on July 4, a female Sharp Street resident told Officer Greg Jefcoats of the Forsyth Police Department that she was at a male neighbor's home when the neighbor's ii girlfriend hit her two times: on the left side of the face while the neighbor held her arms. The resident said the fight started because the neighbor's girlfriend's cousin was recently sen- tenced to 20 years in prison after the resident testified against him. The resident " also said the neighbor " was selling beer out of his house and said the neigh- bor's girlfriend was his bar " keeper and had the money from the sales in her pockef book. Jefcoats then met with the neighbor who said! he was only holding the resident back while trying to prevent the fight. The neighbor's girlfriend said the resident was being loud and said the fight started when the resident threw a beer on her, not due to a dispute over her cousin's in- carceration. 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