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Child removed from

very filthy home

A child living on Stroud Street had to be removed from the home after authorities found it full of trash and cat urine on Feb. 21.

Forsyth police had been getting complaints about the condition of the yard and home at 503 Stroud Street for months. On Feb. 18 officer Jeremy Malone found toys, broken electronics, trash, bricks and random objects strewn throughout the yard. Malone found an old kitchen sink in the yard and trash and debris everywhere. The father had promised before to clean it up but no effort was evident.

Finally Malone called DFACS and they scheduled home visit with the parents. They found no walking paths inside the home and floors covered in clothes, trash and debris. They found four cats in the home and the urine smell was so strong it was hard to breathe. There were random piles of clothes and trash around the home. DFACS decided the child needed to stay elsewhere until the home was cleaned, and escorted the child to family friend’s home to ensure it was livable. The investigation is continuing.

Man charged with 

calling 9-1-1 15 times

A man found sleeping in his backseat on Rumble Road on Feb. 19 faces charges after it was determined he called 911 5 times, hurling obscenities at dispatchers. Deputy Jacob Davis found the suspect’s car backed into un unmarked road and him sleeping in the backseat. He said he was traveling to the rest area and then said he was driving from Griffin to Macon. While questioning him, the suspect fell asleep again in the patrol car. The suspect was wanted in Dallas, Ga. He refused to let them search his car and said he didn’t know his cell number. Deputies then got the phone and determined it was the same number that had called the 911 center 15 times the past two days and reported a false emergency and harassed dispatchers. The suspect said he was just trying to get a ride and said he didn’t want to talk to deputies anymore. He was charged with making unlawful 911 calls and using the telephone for obscene purposes.

Woman gets DUI after tailgating man

A Forsyth woman was charged with DUI on Feb. 22 after tailgating another man with whom she had a dispute. Officer Kevin Powell went to intersection of Hwy. 18 and 42 around 6:50 p.m. on Feb. 22 where a man complained that a woman was tailgating him and trying to intimidate him. The woman tried to leave but Powell ordered her not to. She constantly interrupted Powell, smelled of alcohol, and had slurred speech and bloodshot eyes. The woman said the man was a meth head and she didn’t want him near her home on Mayfield Road. Asked where she going, the woman said Walmart. When Powell noted she had passed Walmart, she said she was following the man because he had “flipped her a bird” and “called her a b—“. She blew a .12 and was charged with DUI and taken to jail.

Bonaire man gets drug charges, DUI

A Bonaire man was charged with speeding, failure to maintain lane, DUI and possession of marijuana after a traffic stop on I-75 south in the early morning hours of Feb. 23 Deputy Peter Billingslea stopped a 2001 white Honda CRV for speeding and failing to maintain his lane on I-75 south just north of Forsyth around 1:19 a.m. The driver said he was headed home after visiting his brother in Lawrenceville. The driver appeared nervous and handed the deputy his debit card instead of his license. Billinslea smelled marijuana and found a bag of a green leafy substance on the floor and a 9 mm pistol on the passenger seat. The driver said he didn’t smoke and didn’t know there was marijuana in his car. He failed a sobriety test and was taken to jail.

Woman returns stolen money to avoid arrest

A High Falls woman returned $148 she had taken from a friend on Feb. 23 after Sgt. Willie Brown threatened to arrest her if she didn’t. A High Falls man told Brown that he had borrowed the woman’s vehicle. But Lamar County deputies arrested him and impounded the vehicle after finding a syringe in in it. The man said he didn’t know where the syringe came from. The man told the woman what had happened and promised to pay the tow fee. The man said he left his wallet on the table of her Martha Lane home while he went to the restroom and that the woman took it and wouldn’t give it back. Brown went to the home but the woman wouldn’t answer the door. He returned to the home with the man. The woman then came outside and started screaming and cussing at him. The man had a recording of the woman admitting she stole the money and Brown told her to give it back or she would be arrested. She gave the money back and the man signed a statement that he would pay her back for the towing. 

Woman falls at home filled with feces, trash

Monroe County deputies determined a Horseshoe Lane, High Falls home filled with trash and cat feces qualified as inhumane conditions after the resident there fell and hurt her ankle on Feb. 23. The woman’s best friend agreed she wanted her to get help because the home was inhumane. Deputy Phillip BIllingslea noted there multiple piles of trash and cat litter stacked to the ceiling to the point that deputes could not open the door. Deputies described a heavy odor of ammonia and feces, and saw several cats walking around. Deputies took photos of the home for evidence.

Man captured after

high-speed chase

A wanted Alabama man was captured after a high-speed chase with Forsyth police that ended in Bibb County on Feb. 23. Officer Kevin Powell tried to stop a black Nissan Versa for going 91 mph in a 70 mph zone near the Lee Street exit on I-75 south around 3:27 p.m. The driver stopped at the 185 exit despite but was still partly in the traffic lane. Powell told him to move over more but the driver sped away reaching speeds of 115 mph. Monroe County deputy Ramsey performed a PIT maneuver near the I-16/I-75 merge to stop the car and a Bibb deputy broke the passenger window to arrest the driver. Authorities some marijuana and a 9 mm inside. He was charged with speeding, failure to maintain lane, following too closely, obstruction, driving on forbidden road, reckless driving, failure to use signal, aggressive driving, fleeing, speeding, driving without a license and possession of marijuana. The jail medical staff wouldn’t accept the suspect until he was taken to Monroe County Hospital. The hospital ER doctor immediately cleared him to return to jail.

Video shows woman

hitting another car

A woman at America’s Best Value motel in Forsyth told officer Jeremy Malone around 6:24 a.m. on Feb. 23 that someone struck her vehicle. A review of the tape showed a woman backing into the car around 3 a.m. The woman admitted she did it but said she didn’t know what to do. She was cited for failure to report an accident.

Man finds brick thrown into window

A Brookwood Drive man told officer Kevin Powell on Feb. 23 that he heard glass break and went outside and saw someone running from their home, get into a car and leave. The man said someone had threatened to kill him in an Instagram message because he had contacted his girlfriend several months ago. Powell didn’t see any broken glass at the home but then found some next door. The homeowner there said he thought a tree limb fell but then found a brick on his bed that had been thrown through the window. The suspect said he didn’t throw the brick and shared several threatening messages between he and the complainant.

Mt. Carmel Rd woman says mail destroyed

A Mt. Carmel Road woman told deputy Judy Mercer on Feb. 24 that someone tore up her mail and threw it all over the road. She said someone had ripped up her mail and put it back in the box a week ago. The woman and her mail carrier decided to let her pickup her mail at the post office and the sheriff’s office said it would do extra patrol in the area.

Dames Ferry Rd man eyes suspicious trio

A Dames Ferry Road man told deputy Peyton Henderson on Feb. 24 that three suspicious men - two white and one black - came onto his property in a Honda Pilot. When he told them he was calling the sheriff the suspects fled. The property owner followed them to the Circle K station on Hwy. 18 where they got onto I-75 south.

Video doesn’t support

Walmart shopper’sclaim 

  A Forsyth woman told officer Kim Barnett that a black man kept coming up to her at Walmart and standing shoulder to shoulder with her on Feb. 24, one in the blanket aisle and again at the jewelry counter. She said she thought he was trying to take her pocketbook. Barnett watched the Walmart security video of the female’s entire shopping trip and never saw anyone approach her. When she told the complainant that, the woman got upset, told her to check the video again, and then left. 

Juveniles chided for 

playing ‘ding dong ditch’

A Colvin Drive woman told officer Cody Maples on Feb. 24 that some juveniles had kicked in her door while she was at work. But her children said they were just playing “ding dong ditch” and the door opened by itself. The juveniles were warned not to return to the home.

Ex-girlfriend pesters

Union Hill man

A Union Hill Apartments man told officer Cody Maples on Feb. 24 that his ex-girlfriend was hollering and cussing because he was with another woman. He said he wanted her to leave. After she left, the ex called the man’s phone several times from a blocked number and shouted profanities and threats. She hung up before Maples could tell her to stop calling. 

Culloden man thinks family is stealing his food

A Hwy. 83 man in Culloden told deputy Judy Mercer on Feb. 24 that his sister or nephew took some of his food. He said he keeps an extra refrigerator in a locked room that his caretaker unlocks for him when he need something. He said the door was left unlocked and milk, bacon, juice, bread, sausage and donuts were taken. He said his sister said she cleaned out the refrigerator but he thinks she was stealing it and they had a scuffle. The nephew said his uncle’s health is getting worse and he’s acting out toward people.  

Woman looking for long-lost brother

A woman told Monroe County deputy Peyton Henderson on Feb. 25 that she hadn’t seen her brother in eight months and that he was last thought to be living in an RV park on High Falls Road. Family members said the man came to Georgia to work for the Carnival but was off in the winter. They said he had said he had stomach cancer and was coming to Georgia to die.

Man says dogs causing havoc

A Gregory Road man reported on Feb. 26 that a lot of dogs had knocked over several trash cans. He said he tried to pick up the trash but the dogs wouldn’t let him get out of the car. Deputy Ramsey didn’t see any dogs in the area.

Drug-infused 

gummy worms

found in car

An Alabama man faces drug charges after police found THC-infused gummy worms and other drugs in his car on Feb. 27. Forsyth officer Cody Maples saw a white Dodge Charger run a stop sign and make an illegal left turn from Russell Parkway into Lee Street around 1:30 a.m. Maples noted the smell of marijuana from the car and saw several hundred bottles of carbon dioxide canisters inside. He said the driver had red, puffy, bloodshot eyes with dilated pupils. Maples asked how much pot he had in the car, and the driver said he recently smoked a blunt. Maples found a white powder inside a fingernail clippers kit. Asked if he was hiding anything in his pants, he admitted he had cocaine in his socks. Then Maples found a green leafy substance in a clear bag in the car and a bag of Gummi Worms advertised as having 300 mg of THC. Maples also found empty packages of marijuana cookies. The driver was charged with possession of cocaine and taken to jail.

Stolen credit

cards found

Officer Cody Maples found stolen credit cards and a stolen ID card on a man at the Lee Street Shell station on Feb. 27. Maples saw a white couple crossing Lee Street and had to activate his emergency lights to make sure they weren’t hit. He found them inside the Shell station and determined the man was wanted by Riverdale police. While arresting him Maples found credit cards and an ID card in someone else’s name. The suspect said he found the cards on the side of Juliette Road and had intended to turn them into police. They were returned to their owner and the suspect was taken to jail. The victim said he was missing other items as well.

DOT gravel truck spills onto I-75

A state trooper stopped a DOT gravel truck for leaving gravel all over I-75 south on Feb. 27. Deputy Judy Mercer said she and several other vehicles were having to dodge gravel falling off the truck bed and hitting cars. One driver showed it had cracked his windshield. The driver unloaded the gravel and said he would have his maintenance department look at his dump truck.

Report: Repo man damaged other vehicle

A Red Cedar Court man told deputy Jake Justice on Feb. 27 that a tow truck struck his Ford F-150 while repossession his other car, damaging the bumper. The towing company said it would not pay for repairs. The victim said he may take it to magistrate court.

Drunk man threatens deputy

A Boxankle Road man was arrested for being drunk and disorderly in the yard around 8 p.m. on Feb. 27. The man was stumbling through the yard yelling, “Pill check! Do a pill check!” A relative said the man had been hitting the kitchen table and yelling and cussing in front of children and he wants him to leave. The suspect then yelled, “She owes me money.” Deputy Tyler Rodgers said the suspect smelled of alcohol and had soiled his pants. He was arrested for disorderly conduct. At the jail he threatened Rodgers that he would “whoop his a—” and said he was going to take out a disorderly conduct charge against Rodgers for not doing a pill check of his mother.

Woman: Pit bull attacked her dog

A Berner Avenue woman told officer Manuel Barajas on Feb. 28 that a grey pit bull jumped her fence and attacked her dog, pinning it down, biting it in the neck and causing it to bleed. When the woman went to investigate the pit bull jumped the fence and left.  

Mail carrier says customer creepy

A mail carrier on Old Indian Springs Drive told deputy Kevin Williams on Feb. 28 that a man on her route that talks to her everyday when she delivers had asked her where she lived and was now leaving notes in her mailbox including a get well card. She said the man had also grabbed her thigh and asked for some “sugar”. Williams ordered the man not to have anymore contact with her and he said he would comply.

Haddock woman charged with DUI

A Haddock woman was charged with DUI on Feb. 28 after she caused a wreck on Hwy. 87. Deputy Perry Fitzgerald reported the woman smelled of alcohol and kept avoiding him at the scene. The woman said she just got off work at Outback in Macon and had stopped at Wagers for a few drinks before heading home. She was charged with DUI.

Woman asleep on I-475 charged

with DUI

A Macon woman was arrested for DUI after being found slumped over her steering wheel with heavy damage to her vehicle on the side of I-475 around 2:30 p.m. on Feb. 29. Deputy Judy Mercer found a white woman slumped in a Chevy Malibu that was badly damaged with mirrors missing on both sides. The driver said she was from Macon and was getting bloodwork for low anemia. The driver said she was tired from keeping her sick granddaughter and pulled over to sleep. The woman’s eye were glazed and red and she failed several sobriety tests and kept falling asleep. She said she has taken Methadone for 7 years to get off hydrocodone. She was jailed for DUI. 

Officer helps woman who ran out of gas

Officer Kim Barnett responded to a report of a suspicious person parked at the gas pumps at the Lee Street Shell station on Feb. 29. The woman told Barnett she had run out of gas and was waiting for someone to transfer money into her account on-line so she could home to Atlanta. Barnett gave her a gas voucher so she could get home.

Woman: Forgot about ecstasy pills in pocket

A Warner Robins woman told deputy Thomas Haskins on Feb. 29 that she forgot she had a bag of 19 Ecstasy pills in her pocket as she was arrested for drugs. Haskins stopped a grey Chevy Sonic on I-75 south near the Johnstonville Road exit for having no plate. Haskins smelled marijuana and the driver had a suspended license. He also found the pills in her pocket. She was charged with removing the license plate, expired registration, and possession of drugs.

Bolingreen says it’s victim of a 

paving scam

The business manager of Bolingreen Nursing Home told deputy Brown on Feb. 29 that a paving company offered to pave some damaged areas of the parking lot and the maintenance manager approved it without authority. The company did a terrible job and charged them $12,000, she said.The woman wants to report that it is a scam.

Suspicious

woman says she’s homeless

Officer Kim Barnett responded on Feb. 29 to a report of a woman driving around the Walmart parking lot appearing to look in people’s cars. The woman told Barnett she was just looking for a place to park. She said she was homeless, living in her car and wanted somewhere to take a nap. Barnett said she could nap there for a while but that she needed to get help from her family and go back to Macon and one of their shelters. Barnett also warned her not to wander around and mess with other people’s property.

Barnesville man wrecks while fleeing deputies

A Barnesville man wrecked and was arrested after fleeing from deputies on March 1. Deputy Kevin Williams saw a Chevy Malibu going 91 mph in a 45 mph zone on Johnstonville Road around 1:54 p.m. and pursued him to I-75 south. The driver fled deputies taking exit 188 and taking Hwy. 41 toward Barnesville going over 100 mph. He finally went airborne at Aubrey Mays Road and stopped in a pine tree thicket. The driver said he ran because he is on parole. The driver had burglary convictions so Williams checked if there were any burglaries in the area. He faces multiple charges.

Man reports pit bulls killed five of his sheep

A Rogers Church Road resident told deputy Willie Brown on March 3 that two pit bulls killed five of his sheep and ran away when he fired a gun. The owner, a neighbor, said she didn’t know the dogs had left her property and that she lets them run free because she has some acreage for them. Brown cited her for violation of the leash law.

Culloden man gets DUI charge

A Culloden man was arrested for DUI on March 3 after he was found drinking a 16-once Clubtails Bahama Mama cocktail in his Cadillac CTS during a traffic stop for driving on the wrong side of the road. Lt. Duncan said he saw the Cadillac leave the Culloden Chevron at the roundabout and pass a tractor trailer in a no passing zone and drive down the wrong side of the road. The driver ignored the deputy’s emergency lights and continued down College Street and Old Post Road before stopping. As Duncan read the consent for a breath test, the driver blurted out, “Yeah, yeah, I consent, I consent!” He was cited for DUI, passing in a no passing zone, driving on the wrong side, failure to yield to emergency vehicle, driving without a license, open container and obstruction.

Leash law 

citation in Culloden

A Main Street, Culloden woman was cited for leash law violation on March 3 after numerous complaints that her three dogs were chasing people and animals in town. She was warned that if it continued, animal control would take the dogs away.

Warner Robins man gets DUI

A 20-year-old Warner Robins man got a DUI after admitting he drank a shot of Crown Royal and a beer earlier in the night. Cpl. Tyler Rodgers pulled over a Lexus ES 300 for being on the wrong side of Hwy. 41 around 2:06 a.m. on March 4. The driver told Rodgers his license might show it’s suspended for a DUI arrest by “GPS” but said it had been dropped. The driver said he had a broken leg and couldn’t walk a straight line. He later admitted drinking a a shot of Crown Royal and a beer around 8 p.m. The passenger, who was being driven to his Bunn Road home, passed  a breathalyzer and was allowed to take the car while the driver was taken to jail.

Hwy. 87 campers ransacked, robbed 

   Cpl. Nicholas Ortiz was dispatched on March 6 to a campground at 15709 Hwy. 87 to investigate the burglary of three campers. One was a camouflaged colored camper that was broken into by prying open the door. Nothing was taken, but the inside was completely ransacked. Another camper had been entered and a $300 heater was stolen. Yet another camper owner said a toaster oven worth $180 was missing. All campers were ransacked with drawers and cabinets left open. The entrance of the campground was secured by a metal gate held in place by 2 wooden posts. One of the posts was found completely sawed through.

Woman: Debris from 18 wheeler

cracked windshield

A woman told deputy Dustin Ramsey at 9:30 a.m. on March 6 that she was driving south on Hwy. 41 near Ingram Road when a large object flew out of the back of a tractor-trailer in front of her, cracking her windshield. The tractor-trailer driver stated that he had an empty load and was unsure of what could have flown out of his trailer.

Las Vegas fraud

on credit card

A Forsyth woman told deputy Dustin Ramsey on March 6 that she had noticed a transaction of $1500 on her credit report that had occurred in Las Vegas in 2018. 

Man gets notice of collection from cable company

A man told deputy Davis on March 4  that a collection agency said he owed $2,145.23 to a cable company, for which he never had a subscription. The address where the cable was installed was in Macon and had been recently disconnected. He said he had lost his wallet in 2019 near the address where the cable was installed. 

Iowa man charged with

drugs, speeding

A 40-year-old man from Davenport, Iowa was arrested after Cpl. Christian Sawley clocked a 2013 Honda Accord traveling 89 mph in a 70-mph zone near milepost 190. The driver was seen reaching toward the passenger floorboard as he continued driving south of milepost 189, finally slowing down and pulling to the side. When asked if he had an actual license, the driver stated, “I only have an ID”. Dispatch found he did not have a valid license. Sawley found a small plastic bag in the car that appeared to contain two different substances. One of which was wrapped in another plastic bag in the shape of a ball and the second which was in a shape almost like a pill. When the driver was questioned about the bag’s content, he admitted it was compressed marijuana.

Ex-girlfriend pesters

Union Hill man

A Union Hill Apartments man told officer Cody Maples on Feb. 24 that his ex-girlfriend was hollering and cussing because he was with another woman. He said he wanted her to leave. After she left, the ex called the man’s phone several times from a blocked number and shouted profanities and threats. She hung up before Maples could tell her to stop calling. 

Culloden man thinks family is stealing his food

A Hwy. 83 man in Culloden told deputy Judy Mercer on Feb. 24 that his sister or nephew took some of his food. He said he keeps an extra refrigerator in a locked room that his caretaker unlocks for him when he need something. He said the door was left unlocked and milk, bacon, juice, bread, sausage and donuts were taken. He said his sister said she cleaned out the refrigerator but he thinks she was stealing it and they had a scuffle. The nephew said his uncle’s health is getting worse and he’s acting out toward people.  

Woman looking for long-lost brother

A woman told Monroe County deputy Peyton Henderson on Feb. 25 that she hadn’t seen her brother in eight months and that he was last thought to be living in an RV park on High Falls Road. Family members said the man came to Georgia to work for the Carnival but was off in the winter. They said he had said he had stomach cancer and was coming to Georgia to die.

Man says dogs causing havoc

A Gregory Road man reported on Feb. 26 that a lot of dogs had knocked over several trash cans. He said he tried to pick up the trash but the dogs wouldn’t let him get out of the car. Deputy Ramsey didn’t see any dogs in the area.

Drug-infused 

gummy worms

found in car

An Alabama man faces drug charges after police found THC-infused gummy worms and other drugs in his car on Feb. 27. Forsyth officer Cody Maples saw a white Dodge Charger run a stop sign and make an illegal left turn from Russell Parkway into Lee Street around 1:30 a.m. Maples noted the smell of marijuana from the car and saw several hundred bottles of carbon dioxide canisters inside. He said the driver had red, puffy, bloodshot eyes with dilated pupils. Maples asked how much pot he had in the car, and the driver said he recently smoked a blunt. Maples found a white powder inside a fingernail clippers kit. Asked if he was hiding anything in his pants, he admitted he had cocaine in his socks. Then Maples found a green leafy substance in a clear bag in the car and a bag of Gummi Worms advertised as having 300 mg of THC. Maples also found empty packages of marijuana cookies. The driver was charged with possession of cocaine and taken to jail.

Stolen credit

cards found

Officer Cody Maples found stolen credit cards and a stolen ID card on a man at the Lee Street Shell station on Feb. 27. Maples saw a white couple crossing Lee Street and had to activate his emergency lights to make sure they weren’t hit. He found them inside the Shell station and determined the man was wanted by Riverdale police. While arresting him Maples found credit cards and an ID card in someone else’s name. The suspect said he found the cards on the side of Juliette Road and had intended to turn them into police. They were returned to their owner and the suspect was taken to jail. The victim said he was missing other items as well.

DOT gravel truck spills onto I-75

A state trooper stopped a DOT gravel truck for leaving gravel all over I-75 south on Feb. 27. Deputy Judy Mercer said she and several other vehicles were having to dodge gravel falling off the truck bed and hitting cars. One driver showed it had cracked his windshield. The driver unloaded the gravel and said he would have his maintenance department look at his dump truck.

Report: Repo man damaged other vehicle

A Red Cedar Court man told deputy Jake Justice on Feb. 27 that a tow truck struck his Ford F-150 while repossession his other car, damaging the bumper. The towing company said it would not pay for repairs. The victim said he may take it to magistrate court.

Drunk man threatens deputy

A Boxankle Road man was arrested for being drunk and disorderly in the yard around 8 p.m. on Feb. 27. The man was stumbling through the yard yelling, “Pill check! Do a pill check!” A relative said the man had been hitting the kitchen table and yelling and cussing in front of children and he wants him to leave. The suspect then yelled, “She owes me money.” Deputy Tyler Rodgers said the suspect smelled of alcohol and had soiled his pants. He was arrested for disorderly conduct. At the jail he threatened Rodgers that he would “whoop his a—” and said he was going to take out a disorderly conduct charge against Rodgers for not doing a pill check of his mother.

Woman: Pit bull attacked her dog

A Berner Avenue woman told officer Manuel Barajas on Feb. 28 that a grey pit bull jumped her fence and attacked her dog, pinning it down, biting it in the neck and causing it to bleed. When the woman went to investigate the pit bull jumped the fence and left.  

Mail carrier says customer creepy

A mail carrier on Old Indian Springs Drive told deputy Kevin Williams on Feb. 28 that a man on her route that talks to her everyday when she delivers had asked her where she lived and was now leaving notes in her mailbox including a get well card. She said the man had also grabbed her thigh and asked for some “sugar”. Williams ordered the man not to have anymore contact with her and he said he would comply.

Haddock woman charged with DUI

A Haddock woman was charged with DUI on Feb. 28 after she caused a wreck on Hwy. 87. Deputy Perry Fitzgerald reported the woman smelled of alcohol and kept avoiding him at the scene. The woman said she just got off work at Outback in Macon and had stopped at Wagers for a few drinks before heading home. She was charged with DUI.

Woman asleep on I-475 charged

with DUI

A Macon woman was arrested for DUI after being found slumped over her steering wheel with heavy damage to her vehicle on the side of I-475 around 2:30 p.m. on Feb. 29. Deputy Judy Mercer found a white woman slumped in a Chevy Malibu that was badly damaged with mirrors missing on both sides. The driver said she was from Macon and was getting bloodwork for low anemia. The driver said she was tired from keeping her sick granddaughter and pulled over to sleep. The woman’s eye were glazed and red and she failed several sobriety tests and kept falling asleep. She said she has taken Methadone for 7 years to get off hydrocodone. She was jailed for DUI. 

Officer helps woman who ran out of gas

Officer Kim Barnett responded to a report of a suspicious person parked at the gas pumps at the Lee Street Shell station on Feb. 29. The woman told Barnett she had run out of gas and was waiting for someone to transfer money into her account on-line so she could home to Atlanta. Barnett gave her a gas voucher so she could get home.

Woman: Forgot about ecstasy pills in pocket

A Warner Robins woman told deputy Thomas Haskins on Feb. 29 that she forgot she had a bag of 19 Ecstasy pills in her pocket as she was arrested for drugs. Haskins stopped a grey Chevy Sonic on I-75 south near the Johnstonville Road exit for having no plate. Haskins smelled marijuana and the driver had a suspended license. He also found the pills in her pocket. She was charged with removing the license plate, expired registration, and possession of drugs.

Bolingreen says it’s victim of a 

paving scam

The business manager of Bolingreen Nursing Home told deputy Brown on Feb. 29 that a paving company offered to pave some damaged areas of the parking lot and the maintenance manager approved it without authority. The company did a terrible job and charged them $12,000, she said.The woman wants to report that it is a scam.

Suspicious

woman says she’s homeless

Officer Kim Barnett responded on Feb. 29 to a report of a woman driving around the Walmart parking lot appearing to look in people’s cars. The woman told Barnett she was just looking for a place to park. She said she was homeless, living in her car and wanted somewhere to take a nap. Barnett said she could nap there for a while but that she needed to get help from her family and go back to Macon and one of their shelters. Barnett also warned her not to wander around and mess with other people’s property.

Barnesville man wrecks while fleeing deputies

A Barnesville man wrecked and was arrested after fleeing from deputies on March 1. Deputy Kevin Williams saw a Chevy Malibu going 91 mph in a 45 mph zone on Johnstonville Road around 1:54 p.m. and pursued him to I-75 south. The driver fled deputies taking exit 188 and taking Hwy. 41 toward Barnesville going over 100 mph. He finally went airborne at Aubrey Mays Road and stopped in a pine tree thicket. The driver said he ran because he is on parole. The driver had burglary convictions so Williams checked if there were any burglaries in the area. He faces multiple charges.

Man reports pit bulls killed five of his sheep

A Rogers Church Road resident told deputy Willie Brown on March 3 that two pit bulls killed five of his sheep and ran away when he fired a gun. The owner, a neighbor, said she didn’t know the dogs had left her property and that she lets them run free because she has some acreage for them. Brown cited her for violation of the leash law.

Culloden man gets DUI charge

A Culloden man was arrested for DUI on March 3 after he was found drinking a 16-once Clubtails Bahama Mama cocktail in his Cadillac CTS during a traffic stop for driving on the wrong side of the road. Lt. Duncan said he saw the Cadillac leave the Culloden Chevron at the roundabout and pass a tractor trailer in a no passing zone and drive down the wrong side of the road. The driver ignored the deputy’s emergency lights and continued down College Street and Old Post Road before stopping. As Duncan read the consent for a breath test, the driver blurted out, “Yeah, yeah, I consent, I consent!” He was cited for DUI, passing in a no passing zone, driving on the wrong side, failure to yield to emergency vehicle, driving without a license, open container and obstruction.

Leash law 

citation in Culloden

A Main Street, Culloden woman was cited for leash law violation on March 3 after numerous complaints that her three dogs were chasing people and animals in town. She was warned that if it continued, animal control would take the dogs away.

Warner Robins man gets DUI

A 20-year-old Warner Robins man got a DUI after admitting he drank a shot of Crown Royal and a beer earlier in the night. Cpl. Tyler Rodgers pulled over a Lexus ES 300 for being on the wrong side of Hwy. 41 around 2:06 a.m. on March 4. The driver told Rodgers his license might show it’s suspended for a DUI arrest by “GPS” but said it had been dropped. The driver said he had a broken leg and couldn’t walk a straight line. He later admitted drinking a a shot of Crown Royal and a beer around 8 p.m. The passenger, who was being driven to his Bunn Road home, passed  a breathalyzer and was allowed to take the car while the driver was taken to jail.

Hwy. 87 campers ransacked, robbed 

   Cpl. Nicholas Ortiz was dispatched on March 6 to a campground at 15709 Hwy. 87 to investigate the burglary of three campers. One was a camouflaged colored camper that was broken into by prying open the door. Nothing was taken, but the inside was completely ransacked. Another camper had been entered and a $300 heater was stolen. Yet another camper owner said a toaster oven worth $180 was missing. All campers were ransacked with drawers and cabinets left open. The entrance of the campground was secured by a metal gate held in place by 2 wooden posts. One of the posts was found completely sawed through.

Woman: Debris from 18 wheeler

cracked windshield

A woman told deputy Dustin Ramsey at 9:30 a.m. on March 6 that she was driving south on Hwy. 41 near Ingram Road when a large object flew out of the back of a tractor-trailer in front of her, cracking her windshield. The tractor-trailer driver stated that he had an empty load and was unsure of what could have flown out of his trailer.