LPD Reports: Man arrives for court drunk, another drives himself to precinct on suspended license

The Loganville Police Department reported the following incidents for the period Nov. 1 – 21, 2019. Please note an arrest or charge does not constitute a conviction.

Nov. 1, 2019

A 48-year-old Loganville man was charged with expired registration and driving while license suspended.

Nov. 2

A 67-year-old Monroe woman was charged with shoplifting, less than $500 after she was seen allegedly skip-scanning items at the self-checkout. She reportedly said she thought she had scanned all the items. She was shown video surveillance that showed her scanning some items and not scanning others. The items skip scanned were valued at $122.94. She was charged with shoplifting, arrested and transported to Walton County Jail.

Nov. 4

LPD reported on an incident that allegedly happened on Oct. 18 when officers were disatched to Harrison Road and Legacy bank where a 28-year-old Lawrenceville woman reported she had been chased by a man from Web Gin Road to the RaceTrac. Police reported a strong smell of alcohol. She also had abrasions on her arms and legs, but declined medical attention. She allegedly told several different stories, including that she had been at Walmart. On investigation, her vehicle was found parked at Walmart in Loganville and video surveillance from the store revealed that she had tried on a pair of shoes and then ran out of the store wearing them. She was seen causing a disturbance in the parking lot before running out of the camera’s view – but nobody was seen on surveillance chasing her. She was processed for shoplifting and released on a copy of the citation.

Nov. 7

A 65-year-old Conyers man was arrested and charged with driving under the influence, alcohol 0.08 gm or more after he arrived at the Loganville Court allegedly smelling of alcohol. When asked he claimed he had just had a sausage biscuit and had last had something to drink when he had been drinking vodka at about 2 a.m. After blowing a high positive on the Alco-sensor, he was taken to the hospital to have blood drawn before being taken to the Walton County Detention Center.

Nov. 8

A 56-year-old Lawrenceville man was charged with driving on a suspended license after he drove himself to the Loganville Police Department. When questioned about how he got there, he told police he was dropped off by someone else. When he left, he got into the passenger side of his vehicle and sat there for about 10 minutes before sliding over to the driver’s seat and driving away. When police attempted to stop him, he picked up speed but then stopped at Triad Mechanics where he was arrested and returned to the LPD precinct. He was booked and then released on a copy of the citation and his vehicle was towed.

Nov. 9

A 31-year-old Lawrenceville woman was arrested and charged with forgery in the first degree and attempting to obtain drugs by fraud, forgery, or concealment of material fact after she turned in and then returned to Kroger to collect prescription Oxycodone on an alleged fraudulent prescription. Police were called when the prescription had been called in and returned when the woman returned to pick up the drugs.

Nov. 15 

A 25-year-old Loganville man was arrested and charged with speeding and driving while license suspended/revoked after he was stopped for speeding on Lee Byrd Road.

Nov. 16

Two Loganville women were charged with shoplifting, less than $500, after they were allegedly seen skip-scanning items valued at $25.96 and $50.69 respectively. They were booked at LPD and released on a copy of the citation.

Nov. 17

A 22-year-old Loganville man was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana less than 1 oz, operating a vehicle without valid tag/decal and failure to maintain lane after he was stopped at the Quik Trip for failing to maintain lane. After a smell of marijuana was allegedly detected, he confessed to having some in the car, as well as a firearm. Both were secured and the green leafy substance was taken in as evidence. He was released on a copy of the citation along with the return of his firearm.

A 21-year-old Loganville man was charged with failure to maintain lane and driving without a license after he was stopped on Sharon Church Road for failing to maintain lane. The vehicle was released to his father and he was booked at LPD and released on a copy of the citations.

A 27-year-old Lawrenceville man was charged with driving within a gore or median or driving without a license (never had one) after he was stopped for driving through a gore area on Highway 81 South. He was only able to produce a Mexico ID and allegedly confessed that he did not have a license. The vehicle was picked up by his father and he was booked at LPD and released on a copy of the citation.

Nov. 18

A 61-year-old Macon man was charged with Shoplifting less than $500 and obstructing law enforcement after he allegedly attempted to leave Walmart with $146 worth of goods concealed in a duffel bag. When he was stopped, he allegedly began screaming and cussing and resisting being handcuffed. He refused to give his name and address and complained of chest pain. He was transported to the Loganville Police Department and was met by EMS who attempted to check him out. According to the report, he laid on the ground and kicked and screamed. He then looked like he was falling asleep and the EMS workers asked that the handcuffs be removed in order to complete the medical evaluation  These were replaced when he attempted to strike an EMS worker. A glass pipe was allegedly found in his pocket. He was transported to Piedmont Walton when he requested it.

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