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She said the man was sched- have a license either due to DUI. uled to have heart surgery and Thompson found five Xanax pills was on numerous medications and LSD in the car and the driver for his heart, was arrested and charged with following too closely, possession Macon man arrested of LSD and possession of drugs. for disorderly conduct after being punched The following incidents were reported by the Mary Persons student Monroe County Sheriff's Office Aug. 2+29 reports tires slashed, A Macon man punched his suspects ex-boyfriend brother in the face for getting into their mother's face and threaten- A Mary Persons female student ing her at their Hwy. 341 home reported someone slashed the Ensign Road residents wreck. Then the vehicle ran off on Aug. 26. After being treated tires of her Honda Accord in charged with stealing the road, flattening two tires, at the hospital, the brother who the school parking lot on Aug. The Florida man told Barkley was punched was taken to jail27. The victim said she suspects pizza, vapJng products he was distracted by his radio, for disorderly conduct. Family her ex-boyfriend paid someone But Barkley said the Florida members said the brother got to do it because he had sent her A pair of Ensign Road residents man's eyes were bloodshot andinto his mother's face because he threatening text messages after were charged with shoplifting 25 watery and words were slow and was mad they were making him she broke up with him. Zippo lighters, vaping products, slurred. He told Barkley he had leave their Macon home because a pizza, a bluetooth headset and a not had a drink that day and was he doesn't pay rent. The brother River Forest manager pack of Newport cigarettes from on his way to the gym. But hepunched him because he didn'treports food truck the Hwy. 42 Shell station on Aug failed a sobriety test and blew a like his brother getting into their 27. On Aug. 25, the clerk told .186, more than double the legal mother's face and threatening driver hit gazebo deputies just after midnight about limit of .08. He was arrested and her, and the brother who was the thefts after she found empty charged with DUI. qhe property manager at River merchandise containers in the punched pulled out his pocket bathroom. Deputies recognized they're also worried because the that a food truck driver struck the the suspects in the store video Deputy respoDl~ after knife in defense. The stepdad said Forest told Sgt. Kevin Williams two days later and made the ar- birth mother contacts angry brother had stolen his rifle gazebo at the front entrance and rests, wol an over child and might kill them. exit when he was made to turn around to go to the service en- trance on Aug. 28, The manager said the damage was approxi- mately $2,500. The driver said he only hit the exit side. Cedar Ridge Road woman reports son's Yamaha flirt bike stolen Deputies respond Cpl. Jacob Robins encour- Milledgeville driver after Bar None Road aged a Brownlee Road womanreports plywoecl hit to get a restraining order on her motorcycle on Aug. 27 man shoots himself adopted child's birth mother after the birth mother hired a A MillegeviUe man said he was A Bar None Road man shot private investigator to find her driving on Klopfer Road when a himself around 11:35 p.m. on biological son. A black man and piece of plywood fell offhis truck Aug. 25 after telling his wife that white woman had come to her and struck a motorcycle driver he was going to do it because his home and said she wanted to see in the head, damaging his bike kids had not called him on his her son. The car's tag came back around 3:23 p.m. on Aug. 27. birthday, to a woman who had talked to Pine Valley Road home over deceased resident her on Facebook pretending to Jacksonville driver want to buy jewelry and then Deputy finds Xanax arrested for DUI on started talking about wanting to pills, LSD in car during Hwy. 18 on Aug. 26 adopt her son. The mother broke1-75 South traffic stop down in tears learning who the A Jacksonville, Fla. man was car belonged to. Robins advisedA 23-year-old Cumming man charged with DUI after nearly her to save all messages from the who said he was on his way causing a head-on wreck on Hwy. woman and try to get a restrain- to Tybee Island for a vacation 18 around 6:31 p.m. on Aug. 26. ing order, instead spent some time on Aug. An Abares Road woman told 24 in the Monroe County Jail on Deputy Willie Barkley that she drug charges. Cpl. John Thomp- was heading west on 18 son pulled over the man in his when an oncoming gold Acura Nissan Altima on 1-75 south crossed the centerline and forced her to the shoulder to avoid a A Macon woman reported that near the Hwy. 42 exit for tailgat- ing and having an obscured tag. The driver, whose hands were A Cedar Ridge Road woman told Sgt. Cody Maples on Aug. 28 that someone stole her son's Yamaha dirt bike. A friend said they saw the stolen bike in Indian Springs. 1-75 drivers report cable hitting vehicles at Pea Ridge Road bridge A Warner Robins man and a truck driver told Sgt. Kevin Wil- liams their vehicles were struck by a black rope dangling from the Pea Ridge Road bridge on 1-75. Williams found an AT&T telephone pole broken in the road with what appeared to be fiber optic cable hanging off the bridge. EMS cleaned the rope offthe interstate. Epps Lane resident tells: her law cruelty An Epps Lane woman told Deputy Perry Fitzgerald on Aug. 28 that her sister-in-law, who lives next door, was trying to have her charged with animal cruelty for mistreating her black lab. Fitzger- ald observed that the dog seemed to be perfectly cared for. Jenkins Road woman reports Persons Bank card used in Detroit A Jenkins Road woman told Deputy Nicholas Ortiz on Aug. 29 that someone used her Persons Bank card information to spend $12.66 at a Detroit gas station. Taylor Road resident reports neighbor's dog kills goats on Aug. 29 A Taylor Road resident told Deputy Nicholas Ortiz on Aug. 29 that his neighbor's dog got into his goat pen and killed both of his goats. Ortiz found the dog still in the pen and called the owner's phone number found on the tag. The owner said she heard about the situation and was on her way from Atlanta. Ortiz told her the dog would be at the county animal shelter. When she arrived Ortiz cited her for having a loose dog. Brookstone Drive man reports gravel hitting windshield on Hwy. 87 A Brookstone Drive man told Deputy Willie Barkley on Aug. 29 that he was travelling on Hwy. 87 when a piece of gravel struck his windshield, damaging it. The dump truck belonged to Butts County Public Works, said the driver. i I I I I I/llllIII I I I I I I The following arrests were reported by the Monroe County Sheriff's O~ce Aug. 17-23. An arrest means someone has been charged with a crime, but the law considers them innocent until proven guilty in o court of law. Aug. 24 Lawrence Dennis, 31, New Castle, Del DUI, reckless driv- ing, fail to maintain lane, driving with- out a license, windshield violation, no seatbelt Russell Yeomans, 50, Macon, driv- ing without license Kathryn Hardy, 40, Macon, driv- ing without a license John Harris, 57, Macon, speed- ink, driving without a license Joshua Kisters, 23, Cumming, following too closely, driv- ing without a license, drugs (2 counts) Marquez Smith, 37, Macon, driv- ing without a license, child not in seatbelt, probation violation Aug. 25 William Casler, 33, Forsyth, child support violation Jon King, 29, Jackson, simple bat- tery (family violence) Janice Lyons, 63, Griffin, DUI, fail to main- rain lane Aug. 26 Robert Freeman Jr 43, Griffin, simple battery Octa- vious Jones, 30, Forsyth, obstruction, open container, failure to yield to emergency vehide, driv- ing without a license Lester Patterson, 26, Jackson, drugs Larry Rogers, 41, Jacksonville, Fla DUI Brenda Willis, 38, Ro- berta, drugs (3 counts), driv- ing without insurance Aug. 27 Marquis Hodges, 29, Macon, disor- derly conduct Josiah Allen, 28, Atlanta, failure to appear Aug. 28 David Sosebee, 35, Forsyth, shop- lifting Robert Jackson, 46, McDonough, driving with- out a license Clarence Harris, 34, Forsyth, fail to appear Miguel Diaz, 61, Bir- mingham, Ala driving without a license, fail to maintain lane Deana Cole, 40, shop- lifting Jasmine Gaines, 19, Jackson, disor- derly conduct Bailey Walker, 20, Forsyth, disor- derly conduct Aug. 29 Jonathan Clay, 24, For- syth, rape Rashard Crabtree, 27, Chattanooga, driving without a license, no headlights Richard Robinson, 34, West Park, Fla speeding, driv- ing without a license Jason Wool- sey, 37, Forsyth driving without license, no tag lights Monroe County Commission- ers on Tuesday, Aug. 21 bought a 3.3-acre parcel on Popes Ferry Road for $8,000. The purchase will enable the Georgia Department of Natural Resources to put in a new and improved boat ramp at Popes Ferry Landing, which is expected to be completed by the end of September. According to the county tax map, the tract purchased by the county was formerly owned by Terry Harrison of New Smyrna Beach, Fla. The decision to buy the land came at the conclusion of a 10-minute closed session to discuss real estate acquisition. I I I