• On May 16 an auto theft attempt complaint was filed at an Atlanta Highway location after a man reported that someone had attempted to steal his 1976 Chevrolet Malibu valued at approximately $10,000. Reports state that the complainant found a rear passenger side vent window shattered, a steering column pried apart and the key would no longer fit in the ignition.
A black hammer was also found in the front passenger floorboard and an empty pack of Doral cigarettes were located behind the vehicle.
The vehicle was parked at a manufacturing plant. The complainant later called and said there was an apparent blood smear on the front seat and driver side door panel.
• On May 14 Kendrick Lewis Simmons Jr., 17, Madison, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana after an officer reported there was a suspicious person attempting to elude him on foot near Morgan Circle.
Another officer confronted Simmons and with consent, reports state, located a small amount of marijuana on his person.
• On May 13 a report of lost or stolen property complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road location after a woman reported that she had lost her wallet while shopping at a department store.
The complainant said that the wallet is a black leather wallet and valued at $50. She said an insurance card, personnel banking information, a $150 Ingles’ gas card and a Visa credit card were in the wallet.
• On May 18 Mary Ann Pritchett, 45, Madison was arrested and charged with shoplifting after she allegedly took $89.53 in meat, pork chops and chicken from an Eatonton Road grocery store. Reports state that officers were told that a woman left the store with a plastic bag containing two ribeye steaks, pork chops, two sirloin roasts, two packs of chicken and two packs of bratwurst. An officer located Pritchett in a wooded area behind the store.
She was then detained and arrested and transported to the Morgan County Detention Center.
• On May 17 a larceny complaint was filed at an East Washington Street location after a man reported that someone had removed a .12 gauge shotgun from his house.
An officer had located a similar shotgun earlier from juveniles near the location. The complainant identified the gun, including a rusted round in the weapon’s chamber.
• On May 14 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at an Old Post Road location after a woman called police to inquire if anyone had seen her dogs running loose.
Upon investigation an officer found several doors at the woman’s location. The doors were too heavy for the dogs to move, reports state.
• On May 17 a recovered cocaine report was filed at an Eatonton Road restaurant location after a woman reported that an employee had observed a clear plastic bag containing a white powder substance on the back of a toilet in the men’s restroom. The substance in the bag was determined to be cocaine and was seized as evidence.
• On May 18 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Brownwood Road location after a man reported that another man had come to his residence and claimed to be a “special investigator with DeKalb County Narcotics.”
The complainant said he and the man had a previous physical encounter at a local truck stop. He said the man offered no identification and that he believes he is, in fact, employed at a fast food restaurant. The complainant said he would put no trespassing signs up on his property.
• On May 16 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Fieldcrest Court, Buckhead location after a woman reported that when she returned home she noticed a latch on the gate at the top of her driveway was broken and the letter “S” on the gate was broken.
A neighbor had observed a red Dodge Ram pickup truck at the location earlier that day.
• On May 15 a criminal attempt at burglary complaint was filed at a Wagnon Mill Road location after a woman reported that her husband woke up at approximately 6:30 a.m. and told the dogs to stop barking.
He then noticed that someone had attempted to pry open the back door but had been stopped by a dead bolt.
• On May 14 a disturbance complaint was filed at a Shadyside Lane location after a woman reported that her daughter had become drunk, loud and unruly. The disturbance segued into a physical confrontation between the two women but the combatants were separated by family members.
The daughter was transported to her Putnam County home and had sustained a minor laceration on her lip, reports state.
• On May 14 Deo Every Forbes, 24 of Marietta was arrested and charged with trafficking, driving while license suspended and speeding. Angelic Dreaunsha Dean, 23 of Marietta was charged with trafficking and possession of marijuana. Keir Adrian Beckles, 37 of Marietta was charged with trafficking and Devon Akeel Wesselhoft, 22 was charged with trafficking. The charges came after a vehicle Forbes was driving on Interstate 20 was stopped for speeding. Following the stop the deputy determined that Forbes’ license had been suspended. Another deputy also located a cooler in the vehicle that allegedly contained a plastic bag with some unknown type of narcotic.
• May 14 a burglary complaint was filed at a Fairplay Road location after a woman reported that when she went to her property she noticed that someone had removed the cords from most of the appliances and had cut and removed the electrical wires from the resident.
The woman said someone had attempted to take a window air conditioning unit and that coil and copper lines had been removed from an exterior air conditioning unit.
• On May 12 a recovered property report was filed at an Old Buckhead Road location after a man reported that he had found a wallet in the road.
Inside the wallet was a driver’s license for a South Carolina woman. Assorted credit cards, Social Security card and $102.79. All was placed into an evidence locker.
• On May 13 a domestic dispute complaint was filed at a Lower Apalachee Road location after a woman reported that her son was yelling at her in an attempt to make her take him to town. The woman said the son smokes marijuana and drinks.
• On May 12 a dispute complaint was filed at an Indian Bend Drive location after a man reported that he had paid another man $1,000 to repair his wife’s 1994 Chevrolet Camaro. The complainant said the man has neither fixed the car nor returned the money. The man said the complainant had given him a $1,000 down payment on a $1,800 repair job. He said he would be happy to return the car to the complainant.