On Sept. 1, a theft by taking complaint was filed at Red Roof Inn, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a woman alleged that while she was walking down a hallway, a man bumped into her and took her wallet out of her purse. The woman said the wallet contained $324 in cash, her EBT card and a slip of paper with passcodes. The woman said the man was a black male, in his 30s or 40s with a white T-shirt, dark jeans, a tan colored UGA Bulldogs cap and a brightly colored neck gaiter. The woman said that her debit card had been used at several locations on Eatonton Road but she also said the card had expired.
On Sept. 2, an information report was filed at Countryside Automotives, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an employee said he had given a customer a dealer tag on Feb. 2, 2021, and had attempted several times to have the customer return the tag but had gotten no response.
On Sept. 6, a criminal damage to property complaint was filed at a Carriage Lane residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that someone had tampered with the brake lines on her vehicle. The complainant showed an officer dark liquid spots under her vehicle. An officer noted that the spots were moist. He also climbed under the vehicle and had the woman pump her brakes and when she did, clear liquid dropped from the vehicle to the parking lot surface. The woman said the vehicle was too new to have brake trouble. She also said she received an error message on the vehicle that stated “Brake System- Brake system problem. Brake performance my be reduced. See your dealer.”