Deputy responds after mother reports son’s stabbing on Sept. 6
At about 2:33 p.m. on Sept. 6, Dep. Willie Barkley went to a Juliette Road home where a man appeared to have been stabbed. When Barkley arrived, the man was lying on the sofa with a towel wrapped around his mid-section and another towel wrapped around his forearm. The man said he didn’t know what had happened but said he knew who cut him but wouldn’t tell Barkley. The man’s mother said she was home when her son knocked on her door. She said her son looked pale and appeared to have been having a seizure. She said she put him on the sofa and called 9-1-1. The man’s mother said she believed someone dropped her son off at her home and drove away. She said her son told her the incident occurred somewhere near Floyd Road and that he was stabbed about two hours earlier. She said he refused to tell her who stabbed him.The case was then turned over to Inv. Chris Landers.
Deputies arrest Jackson man for raising middle finger at passing cars
A 17-year-old white Jackson man was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after a traffic stop on High Falls Road on Sept. 16. At about 3:30 p.m., Inv. Kemeyan Colvard saw a tan 2020 Honda Accord with suspended registration traveling on High Falls Road. Colvard stopped the car in the Dollar General parking lot, and the female driver told him she was in the process of getting the registration issue resolved. Colvard then noticed two male passengers had glossy, bloodshot eyes. The two passengers told Colvard they had smoked marijuana several hours earlier. Colvard determined one of the male passengers was wanted in Monroe County for failure to appear. As Colvard, Lt. Jarred Duncan and Inv. Timothy Campfield searched the car, another male passenger began flicking off passing drivers and yelling profanity. When deputies asked the other passenger to stop, he began cursing at deputies as well. Both passengers were then taken to the Monroe County Jail with the first passenger, a 19-year-old white Jackson man, cited for a Superior Court bench warrant.
Deputies find gummies laced with THC inside car during I-75 N. stop
A 29-year-old white Seminole, Fla. man and a 24-year-old white Largo, Fla. woman were each arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug related objects after a traffic stop on I-75 North on Sept. 19. At about 1:04 a.m., Sgt. Kevin Williams saw a brown 2009 Hyundai Sonata without tag lights failing to maintain its lane on I-75 North near mile marker 186. Williams smelled marijuana coming from inside the car, and the male driver admitted to having a small amount of marijuana in the car. Williams and Cpl. Christian Sawley then found in front of the gear shifter a glass smoking device and a marijuana grinder. They also found on the back seat a book bag containing a smaller bag of marijuana and two vape cartridges with THC oil inside. Inside a purse on the front seat deputies found two packages of gummies infused with THC. The driver told deputies the drugs belonged to him, but a female passenger then admitted the drugs belonged to both of them. Sawley then took the driver and passenger to the Monroe County Jail. The driver was also charged with violation of tag light requirements and failure to maintain lane.
Woman arrested after deputies discover meth inside purse on Sept. 20
A 39-year-old white Forsyth woman was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine after a traffic stop on Zebulon Road on Sept. 20. At about 9:22 p.m., Cpl. Jake Justice was participating in a sobriety checkpoint at the intersection of Zebulon and Estes roads when he saw a red 2005 Nissan Pathfinder enter a Zebulon Road driveway and then exit the driveway shortly after. Justice stopped the vehicle, and the female driver, who appeared very nervous, said she was coming from her Rogers Church Road home to the Zebulon Road home, so that her male passenger could ask about a job. Dispatchers then notified Justice the driver had an arrest warrant out of Macon and the passenger’s license was suspended. The driver denied having anything illegal inside the vehicle. Justice then deployed his K-9 dog Gustaw, who alerted on the rear passenger side door. Justice, Inv. Kemeyan Colvard and Lt. Jarrod Duncan then found a small plastic bag of suspected methamphetamine inside of a Marlboro cigarette carton that was inside the driver’s purse. Deputies also found inside the trunk a used glass pipe. The passenger then told Justice he was actually driving, but he switched seats with the driver so that he could stay out of trouble. Dep. Rustin Hardesty then took both the driver and the passenger to the Monroe County Jail. The passenger, 41-year-old white Forsyth man, was charged with driving while license suspended.
Driver reports hitting ladder on I-75 North, causes gas tank leak
At about 3:36 a.m. on Sept. 22, the male driver of a black 2014 Hyundai Elantra told Dep. Judy Mercer that he was traveling on I-75 North near mile marker 194 when he hit a ladder in the far left lane, damaging his car’s undercarriage. The driver said his car’s gas tank was leaking as a result of the crash and said a wrecker was on the way to pick up his car. Sgt. Willie Brown then removed the ladder from the interstate.
Griffin driver arrested after deputies locate 12 bags of marijuana
A 24-year-old black Griffin man was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute after a traffic stop on I-75 South on Sept. 24. At about 9:45 a.m., Cpl. Thomas Haskins saw a silver 2013 Kia Optima traveling 88 mph in a 70 mph zone on I-75 South near mile marker 186. Haskins smelled the odor of burnt marijuana coming from inside the car, and the male driver appeared nervous and was visibly shaking. The driver said he’d never previously been arrested, telling Haskins, “I’m a good kid.” Dispatchers then told Haskins the driver had been arrested multiple times. When Haskins confronted the driver about lying, the driver told Haskins he had “8 Gs” of marijuana inside a green book bag on the back seat. The driver then told Haskins that he was referring to eight grams. Haskins then found inside the vehicle a glass jar of marijuana that was divided into 12 individual plastic bags ranging from about one gram to about three grams as well as a $5 bill. The driver initially denied selling drugs before later admitting each gram sells for $10. Haskins then took the driver to the Monroe County Jail, where he was also charged with speeding.
Man charged with aggravated assault after alleged choking
A 32-year-old black Barnesville man was arrested on Sept. 27 and charged with aggravated assault after he allegedly tried to choke a pregnant woman at a Forsyth apartment on Sept. 24. At about 9:30 p.m., a Forsyth woman told Sgt. Perry Fitzgerald that at about 8 p.m. that night she was at Union Hill Apartments when a man took her cell phone and refused to give it back. The woman said the man then locked himself inside a bedroom. She said when she tried to open the door, the man grabbed her around the throat with both hands. She said when he let go of her throat, he knocked her onto the ground and hit her on the right side of the head. The woman said the man then sat on top of her, straddling her, before putting both hands around her throat again. She said she was unable to breathe and thought she was going to lose consciousness. The woman said the man eventually let go and fled the apartment on foot. The woman said she then told her parents about the incident before notifying law enforcement. Fitzgerald saw visible wounds to the woman’s neck, shoulders, collarbone and face. However, the woman, who is four months pregnant with the man’s child, refused medical treatment. Fitzgerald told the woman not to have anymore contact with the man.
Forsyth woman reports $4,200 in fraudulent charges on account
At about 6:37 p.m. on Sept. 25, a Forsyth woman told Dep. Yolanda Mercer that someone made two withdrawals from her Robins Federal bank account in the total amount of $4,200 in a six-minute span on Sept. 20. The woman said her purse and driver’s license were stolen about a year ago and she suspects someone is still using her identity.