On Sept. 29 an information report was filed at the Budget Inn, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a man and woman were arguing in the parking lot of the motel when an officer arrived at 11 a.m. The woman alleged that the man had broken a window in her vehicle by pulling on the window from the outside. The man said his 3-year-old daughter was in the back seat of the car and alleged that the woman would not let him get to the child. Both parties agreed, reports state, that the woman was not the child’s mother and that the man was the child’s father but the woman would still not let the man retrieve his daughter. An officer instructed the man to get his daughter and learned that the woman had a suspended license.
On Sept. 29 Darisu Parker, 29, New Orleans was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, driving while license suspended and speeding. Gilbert Baham, 38, New Orleans was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and crossing the guard line with contraband. According to reports, an officer conducted a traffic stop at 3:20 a.m. on Interstate 20 for speeding. Consequent to the stop, reports state, an officer allegedly smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle. During a search loose marijuana was found in the vehicle and Baham tendered a commercially package container of marijuana. Both men had suspended licenses and Baham, reports state, had an outstanding warrant against him from New Orleans. Once at the Morgan County Detention Center a second bag of suspected marijuana was located in Bahan’s underwear.
On Sept 26 Latoya Mills, 42, Norcross was cited with speeding and possession of marijuana. According to reports, an officer conducted a traffic stop for speeding on Interstate 20. Consequent to the stop, reports state, an officer allegedly smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle. During questioning, Mills allegedly produced two small bags of suspected marijuana and gave them to the officer.
On Sept. 25 Joseph Claude Jordan, 33, Newnan was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and obstruction of law enforcement officers. According to reports, at 4:25 p.m. an officer was dispatched to Walmart, Eatonton Road regarding a white male “trying to stir up trouble.” When the officer arrived customers told the officer that there was a man inside trying to fight with employees. The man’s alleged girlfriend also exited the store and said she had tried to get him to leave but that “he’s drunk.” An officer observed Jordan shove a Walmart employee and Jordan was then detained. While officers attempted to escort Jordan from the store he allegedly became belligerent and had to be taken to the ground. He also, reports state, resisted getting in a patrol car and was tased into compliance at which point he allegedly started kicking at the patrol car door. At the jail, reports allege, he called officers “racist pigs” and other slurs.