LPD Reports: Shoplifters abound; man hides $499 headset in his shorts to avoid payment

The City of Loganville Police Department reported the following incidents for August 2019. Please note an arrest or charge does not constitute a conviction.

 

Aug. 9, 2019

A 48-year-old Loganville woman was charged with an expired registration, driving while license suspended/revoked and driving with a suspended tag. Her vehicle was impounded and she was released on a copy of her citation.

Aug. 10

A 22-year-old Grayson woman was arrested and charged with VGCSA (marijuana) less than 1 oz and expired tag after she was stopped when the license plate reader registered an expired tag. The officer noticed a smell of marijuana and the driver allegedly admitted to just smoking marijuana. A search allegedly located marijuana in the vehicle. The vehicle was impounded and she was transported to jail.

A man and woman from Loganville were arrested and charged with shoplifting after they were seen allegedly skip scanning items from Walmart. They were booked at LPD and then released on a copy of their citations.

Aug. 11

Two Loganville men were charged with shoplifting, less than $500, after they were seen allegedly attempting to leave Walmart without paying after taking and placing them in a bookbag. Two juveniles in their company were turned over to an approved family member and the men were booked and released on a copy of their citations.

A 44-year-old Loganville man was arrested and charged with shoplifting, less than $500, after he was seen allegedly skip scanning items that totaled $93.75. He was booked at LPD and released on a copy of the citation.

Aug. 12

A 63-year-old Loganville woman was charged with shoplifting less than $500 after she was seen failing to scan $90 worth of goods.

Aug. 24

A 20-year-old Loganville man was arrested and charged with speeding, failure to maintain lane and driving under the influence, age 21 .02 % after he was clocked allegedly driving at 83 mph on Ga. 81 near C.S. Floyd. After initially telling the officer that he had not had anything to drink, and then reportedly confessing to having one, he failed the field sobriety test and tested at .177 on the state breath test. His insurance also showed up as cancelled. The vehicle was impounded and he was transported to Walton County Jail.

Aug. 27

A 27-year-old Loganville man was charged with disorderly conduct and shoplifting, less than $500, after he allegedly took a bicycle from Walmart and then dropped it and ran after being confronted. He was then identified and he allegedly resisted arrest when confronted by the police. He was cited for shoplifting and taken to the Walton County jail.

Aug. 31

A 34-year-old Loganville woman was charged with shoplifting less than $500 after she and her two children were seen allegedly taking clothes and toys from Walmart and then attempting to leave without paying. She allegedly told authorities that the two children with her were 14 and 15 and that they were taking the items because they were having “hard times.” She said she had a 13-year-old at her home babysitting 2-year-old twins. Walmart declined to indicate the juveniles but the mother was charged with shoplifting $40.73 worth of goods. She was booked and released to retrieve her children and her vehicle.

A 37-year-old Loganville man was charged with shoplifting less than $500 after he was seen allegedly removing a $499 headset from the packaging and placing it in his shorts before attempting to leave the store without paying. He initially denied it and claimed a friend had paid for it, but after reviewing the surveillance video with officials, he allegedly admitted he had “messed up.” He was booked, charged and then released on a copy of the citation.

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