On Sept. 12 a damage to property complaint was filed at an East Avenue residence. According to reports, a man said he was having a house constructed and had recently been out of town for 10 days. The man said when he returned workers at the site told him a woman had entered the residence uninvited and walked across unfinished hardwood flooring and tracked flooring glue onto the hardwood floor surface before being asked by workers to leave. The man provided a worker, reports state, a photograph of a neighbor at his current Candler Lane residence who, he said, did the same thing when he was constructing an addition to his Candler Lane residence. The worker, reports state, confirmed that the photograph matched the woman who walked into the house under construction. An officer located the woman who denied walking into the house and questioned why the man would accuse her of trespassing.
On Sept. 21 a financial card theft complaint was filed at McDonalds, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a man said he received notice that someone had tried to use his credit card to make a $6.48 purchase. The man said he had already deactivated the card after realizing it was missing after someone also tried to use the card to make a purchase at a Covington McDonald’s.
On Sept. 18 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Penor Street residence. According to reports, a woman said someone removed a 1999 Chevrolet S 10 truck valued at $1,500 from her driveway. On Sept. 22 an officer reported that the truck had been located in Macon, was recovered and towed to a Macon wrecker service.
On Sept. 12 Mark Harrison, 30, no hometown listed, N.C. was arrested and charged with DUI drugs and possession of marijuana. According to reports, an officer allegedly observed Harrison on Interstate 20 failing to maintain his lane of travel. The officer reported that, at one point, he pulled up next to Harrison to determine if he was using a cell phone but could not see inside the vehicle because of tinted windows. However, he reported, he had to swerve during this exercise because Harrison allegedly swayed into the officer’s lane of travel. The officer then pulled in behind Harrison and videotaped his vehicle before performing a traffic stop. Consequent to the stop, reports state, an officer located a small amount of suspected marijuana in a plastic container along with marijuana wraps in the center console of the vehicle.
On Sept. 18 an entering auto complaint was filed at Cracker Barrel, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a woman said someone had entered her Kia and removed her purse. The woman said the purse contained her driver’s license, debit cards, health insurance cards and a food stamp card. Video surveillance showed a black 4-door car pull up next to the vehicle and a person enter the woman’s vehicle and remove the purse.
On Sept. 16 an entering auto complaint was filed at a Johnson Street residence. According to reports, a man said someone entered his Toyota Tundra and removed a pistol box that contained a Beretta 9mm pistol. The man said the event occurred sometime between Sept. 14 and Sept. 16. Reports state that the keys to the pistol box were in the glove box of the vehicle and had also been taken.
On Sept. 14 a theft by taking warrant was issued against Brishay Rena Bullard, 21, Eatonton. According to reports, a Walmart employee alleged that a fellow employee had been “skip scanning” while operating a register. Reports state that “skip scanning” constitute the employee not scanning items while checking out friends or fellow employees. Loss is stated at $157.