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December 12, 2018 Page 6D i orter Continued from 5D Juvenile locks himself in bathoom at Lee Street Waffle House A juvenile locked himself in the bathroom of the Waffle House on Lee Street on Sunday, Dec. 2 because he didn't want to return to this foster home and instead wanted to go to his grand- mother's, After talking to Forsyth police Major George Foster, the juvenile agreed to gohome with his foster mother. Highway 83 resident discovered deceased by daughter on Dec. 2 tain their lane around 12:20 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 3. The Forsyth driver's license was suspended and so he was arrested. The driver asked if his girlfriend could drive the car home and got permission to smoke a cigarette, authorizing Kendrick to get his cigarettes out of the car from the dash. While getting the cigarettes, Kendrick saw a bag of suspected meth in the driver's seat. Kendrick also found a digital scale in the driv- er's door and a black bag in the passenger's coat pocket contain- hag syringes and tourniquets. The male driver and female passenger both admitted using meth and that the liquid inside the syringes was meth. Colvin Drive woman reports intoxicated A Hwy. 83 man was found dead boyfriend took phone in his home around 9:46 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 2. The man's daughter and her boyfriend told Forsyth officer Mitchell Bell that they had come by the house Saturday night to check on him but figured he wasn't home after he didn't respond to them honk- ing the horn and knocking on the door. They returned the next morning to check on him and broke into the home and found he had passed away. A Colvin Drive woman told Forsyth officer Bruce Hughley on Tuesday, Dec. 4 that her boy- friend was drunk and she wanted him out of the house. She said the boyfriend took her phone and went to the bathroom with it. The boyfriend told Hughley he cooked dinner for them and they had some drinks. The boyfriend said he got a call from an old girlfriend on Facebook and that's when his current girlfriend got upset so he went to the bathroom to give her some space. He said she followed him to the bath- room and that's when her hand "ended up between the door". Both parties told police they would be OK for the night. won ln boyfriend ran into weeds with med'Kine A Forsyth woman told Forsyth officer Wade Kendrick on Dec. 2 that she and her boyfriend were arguing and that while she was at work she learned that he had taken four bottles of medica- tion and ran off in the woods on Benson Ham Road in a suicide attempt. Police were unable to find the rfi in the woods. Officer locates meth bag whileretrieving driver's cigarettes A Forsyth man and Concord woman face meth charges after Forsyth officer Cp1. Wade Ken- drick pulled them over on West Main Street for failing to main- 50 N. ! t the Monroe County until nearby kids could exit the school bus. on Dec. 4 that her neighbor's pit Collier Road resident calls police after home visitors up late fighting Jackson St Forsyth, A Collier Road man told Maj. George Foster on Dec. 5 that he had allowed a couple to stay in his home but they were up fight- ing the previous night and he wanted them out. Foster told the man he would have to go through the eviction process in magis- trate court and that he would be responsible if anything happened to her belongings which he had left in a container by the drive- way. He returned the items to his home. The woman later called police back to the home claiming that the homeowner had stolen her Xanax, Flexaril and Tramadol medications, although she admit- ted she didn't see him do it. Days Inn guest reports leaving cell phone in room on Dec. b A guest at the Days Inn in Forsyth told officer Shenita Bell on Dec. 6 she left her Galaxy Samsung phone in her room when she checked out, and when she returned it was gone. Johnston Street man reports hearing shots fired near apartments A Johnston Street man told officer Tedric Middlebrooks on Dec. 6 that he heard four gun- shots in the area of Union Hill Apartments. Officers couldn't find anyone firing shots. rental car and needed an ac- cident report. Dispatchers then notified Rodgers that the driver had an arrest warrant through the U.S. Marshal's Service for felony possession of a weapon. Rodgers then searched the driver and found a clear bag inside the driver's right front pants pocket containing suspected crystal methamphetamine and heroin. Sgt. Kevin Williams then arrived and found a suitcase on the back seat containing a large amount of cash wrapped in rubber bands. The driver, who said there was $12,000 inside the suitcase, said he was headed to Riverdale to buy a car. Rodgers and Wil- liams then searched the car and found inside the center console a loaded Smith & Wesson M&P .380 caliber handgun. Deputies also found in the center console prescription bottles for Naproxen and Amoracillm with a womans name on the label. Behind the passenger seat Rodgers found a pipe with white residue on it wrapped in a cloth. While en route to the Monroe County Jail, the driver admitted to Williams that the items found in his pocket were drugs and said he was an addict who needed help. The driver then told Rodgers that the prescription medications found in the car either belonged to his mother or his brother, and he said he took them from his mother's house. Once at the Monroe County Jail, Cp1. Jake Justice's K-9 dog alerted on the cash, which was determined to be $11,990. In addition to the drugs and cash, Rodgers seized the driver's cell phone and USB drive. The driver was "also charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a firearm during the won'l n cl bing seats en route to hospital A Forsyth woman told Cpl. Kim Barnett on Dec. 8 that she was trying to get her brother to the hospital in Macon for mental issues but said he was climbing over the seats in the car trying to get out. He said he wanted to go in an ambulance. So an ambu- lance took him to the Macon hospital. Forsyth man charged after alleged theft of gold Grand Marquis A 32-year-old black Forsyth man was arrested on Dec. 8 and charged with two counts of theft by taking and criminal damage to property after he allegedly stole a car last month. At about 10 a.m. on Dec. 8, a female Hillcrest Lane resident told Dep. Jaleel Brown that her stolen gold 2007 Mer- cury Grand Marquis had re-ap- peared in her yard at about 9 a.m. that morning. The resident said a woman had returned the car to her yard, but she said the car was stripped and all its contents were missing. Brown then met with a male suspect who said he saw another man driving the car thei i previous night. The suspect saidz he removed the other man fromi: the car in order to return it to thai: resident's son. The suspect said he and the woman then returned: the car to the resident's home morning. The woman then told :i Brown that she saw the suspect - drive up to her Towaliga Trail Union Hill Drive woman home that morning. The woman-- aggressive pit said she had not seen the suspect boll near mailbox in about two weeks and knew - commission of a felony and pos- A Union Hill Drive resident Driver arrested after session of drug related objects, the car had been stolen before that. The woman told Brown told ForSyth officer Kim Barnett deputies locate meth, Ensign Road property that she took the keys from the bull was acting aggressive near her mailbox. Barnett said the dog appeared malnourished and you could see his rib cage and hip bones. She tried to walk near the dog and it started acting aggres- sive toward her. Monroe County animal control couldn't come heroin during search suspect and returned the car to owner reports couple the resident. Brown then met 72, squatting in tents with the resident's son, who said he and the suspect went together: An Ensign Road property to Macon with plans to apply for:i owner told Forsyth police chief a job at a tire company. The resi.2 Eddie Harris on Dec. 6 that dent's son said he then took the r someone was squatting, living suspect to a friend's house, wher in tents, on his property. Maj. he was beaten by the suspect and George Foster and officer Teldric another man. The resident's son Middlebrooks found two tents said the suspect threatened to on the property but found no one harm him if he ever mentioned inside. Middlebrooks suspected a the incident. The resident's son local couple, who were found on said the suspect then drove him Circle Street and they admitted back to the resident's home and squatting on the property. They left with his car. The resident's son were told the property owner said a Kenwood radio system, doesn't want them there and they his clothes, a Playstation 4 and agreed to move. jewelry were in the vehicle at the time it was stolen. The resident's Walmart shopper son said he didn't tell his mother who stole the vehicle because he reports leaving cell was afraid the suspect would hurt phone in store buggy him again. Brown then tookthe suspect to the Monroe County A Forsyth woman told officer Jail. Kim Barnett on Dec. 7 that some- one stole her Galaxy Samsung Deputy discovers doors phone at Walmart on Dec. 4. She forced open to clothing said she went to buy dog food and left the phone on her buggy donation buildings while checking out. When she re- turned to the buggies it was gone. At about 1:19 a.m. on Nov. 24, Dep. Tyler Rodgers saw two clothing donation build- ings in the parking lot of the High Falls Dollar General in which the doors had been forced open. Rodgers saw clothing on the ground around the buildings. One of the lock hinges was bro- ken, and the screws holding the other lock hinge was pulled out of the door. Rod- gers was unable to reach the buildings' female owner. right away so Forsyth officer Ter- rence Thomas watched the dog A 37-year-old white Albany man was arrested and charged with possession of metham- phetamine and possession of a Schedule I controlled substance after Monroe County deputies found crystal meth and heroin in his pocket during a traffic stop on 1-75 North on Dec. 8. At about 7:13 a.m Dep, Tyler Rodgers went to 1-75 North near mile marker 182 where three vehides were stopped on the side of the interstate due to dam- age. The male driver of a gray 2018 Nissan Altima with a Florida tag told Rodgers he hit a piece of metal in the road that flattened his tire. The driver said he was traveling in a GA, 31029 (478) 994-2358 t i J