The Loganville Police Department reported the following incidents for the period May 5 – 20, 2017. Please note an arrest or charge does not constitute a conviction.
May 5, 2017
A 21-year-old Loganville woman was charged with obstruction of law enforcement officers, driving under the influence – less safe – alcohol, following too closely and no insurance following a traffic accident on Main Street. The subject allegedly refused to get out of the vehicle to take a breathalyser test and just stayed inside the vehicle, holding onto the steering wheel. She was subsequently tased and then hancuffed and tased a second time when she allegedly managed to get out of the handcuffs. While being transported to the police department, she reported to kicked the roof and window. She allegedly tested at 0.16 grams on the state alcohol test before being arrested and transported to Walton County jail.
A 28-year-old Loganville man was charged with DUI – less safe – alcohol, after he allegedly sped up to a situation where police were attempting a welfare check on an elderly couple in the roadway. According to the report, the vehicle eventually stopped just short of hitting the couple and the driver is reported to have told them that he did not see them. The subject tested at .201 grams on the PTB. He was booked at LPD and then transported to the Walton County jail.
A 35-year-old woman and 44-year-old man from Loganville were arrested and charged with misdemenor theft by shoplifting after trying to leave Publix with diapers that had not been paid for and returning for credit Tide washing power pods that had not been paid for. The were both booked and released on a copy of their citations.
A 54-year-old man and 51-year-old woman from Loganville were arrested and charged iwth misdemenaor theft by shoplifting after they attempted to leave Walmart with assorted consumables totally $101.97 without paying. They were booked and released on a copy of their citations giving them a court date in June.
A 57-year-old Decatur man was arrested and charged with possession of tools for commission of a crime and loitering and prowling after he was found on the Maxie Price Chevrolet lot with an Auto Keys Pro Tool model kit and a general motors key. He also was wearing gloves. Police were alerted to the fact that he was on the lot just before midnight when one of the car alarms went off. He allegedly told police he had accidently bumped against it, setting the alarm off and that he was waiting for a friend who had dropped him off. He was arrested and transported to Walton County jail.
A 49-year-old Monroe woman and employee of Home Depot was arrested and charged with misdemenor theft by taking after her cash register at the story kept coming up short. Video surveilance allegedly showed her removing money from the cash register. She allegedly admitted to taking about $800, but video surveilance only caught instances that amounted to $350. She said the money was to help with household expenses like gas, rent, etc. She was arrested and transported to the Gwinnett County Detention Center.
A 25-year-old Loganville woman was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after she was found on location at Maxie Price RV just after midnight in what appeared to be an intoxicated state. She allegedly told police that she had been driven their by someone else who was inside the building using the restroom, but officers could not locate anybody else. The vehicle she was allegedly in also had the seat in a position that looked like it would be driven by her and not a man, as she had claimed. Police found keys, shoes, a purse and cellphone inside the car as well as a .40 caliber pistol, a money bad contained $56 in cash and a blank check. She also was an employee of the company. While police were there, she allegedly became very upset, screaming profanities at officers. Her vehicle was towed, she was issued a citation at LPD and then released to a friend.
A 21-year-old Conyers woman was charged with marijuana possession, less than one ounce, and failure to obey traffic control device after she allegedly failed to stop at the intersection of Brand Road and Ga. 10. The officer allegedly smelled marijuana and a bag believed to contain marijuana was located in the center console of the vehicle. She was cited and released on a copy of the citation after booking.
A 54-year-old Norcross man was charged with driving without a valid license and driving on the wrong side of the road after he was seen driving on the wrong side of the road. He was booked at LPD and released on a copy of the citations.
A 25-year-old Covington man was charged with speeding in excess of maximum limits, driving while license suspended and DUI driving under the influence of alcohol after he was stopped for speeding (66 mph in a 45 mph speed zone). The officer reported a smell of alcohol and the driver said he had offered to be the designated driver because his friends had had too much to drink. However, he allegedly failed the field sobriety test himself and he tested at .155 and .156 on the state breath test. He was booked and transported to the Walton County jail.
Three Loganville men, a 21-year-old, a 23-year-old and a 25-year-old where charged with marijunana possession, less than an ounce, after they were seen in the parking lot of the Waffle House with “puffs of smoke” eminating from the vehicle. Marijuana was allegedly located in the vehicle and since all three were close enough to have access to it, all three were charged.
A 27-year-old Loganville man was charged with driving without a valid license and expired registration after he was stopped when his registration came back as being expired. He was booked at LPD and released on a copy of his citation.
A 36-year-old Loganville woman was charged with theft by shoplifting after she was seen allegedly attempting to leave Publix without paying for $31.04 worth of food and pet food in her possession. She was booked and released on a copy of the citation.
A 20-year- old Newnan man was charged with affray and disorderly conduct after police were called to a dispute. The subject had allegedly driven to Loganville in order to “fight” with another male over a girl. Several other people had allegedly driven from Newnan to watch, including a 15-year-old girl. He parents were contacted and the Newnan man allegedly looking to fight was arrested and charged. A pair of boxing gloves he brought with him were turned in as evidence.