LPD Reports: Shoplifting and marijuana charges continue to keep police busy

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The City of Loganville Police Department reported the following incidents for the period Feb. 20 – 25, 2019. Please note an arrest or charge does not constitute a conviction.

Feb. 20, 2019

A 55-year-old Loganville woman was charged with shoplifting less than $500 after she was allegedly seen on camera skip-scanning $46 worth of items from the self-checkout at Walmart. She was charged and released on a copy of the citation from the scene.

Feb. 23, 2019

A 53-year-old Loganville woman was charged with shoplifting after she was observed skip-scanning items at the self-checkout. She had skipped $52.83 worth of food items. She was charged and released with a court date.

A 19-year-old Loganville man was charged with possession of marijuana, less than 1 oz, after he and his 16-year-old girlfriend were found stopped at the intersection of Bay Creek Blvd and Bay Creek Crossing. When he stepped out of the passenger side of the vehicle, a bag containing marijuana dropped from his lap. He allegedly eventually admitted it was his and that he was already due in court in Walton County on an unrelated charge. His girlfriend and the vehicle were picked up by her parents and he was charged and released on a copy of the citation.

A 23-year-old Loganville man was charged with driving without a license (never had one) and light reducing material affixed to window after he as stopped on Bay Creek Road for the window tint violation. The vehicle was left at the location on the request of him and his passenger and he was charged at LPD and released on a copy of the citation.

A 22-year-old Loganville man was charged with shoplifting after the Walmart loss prevention officer reported that he had been seen taking tools without paying for them and then returning them to exchange for $88.83 cash. He then used the cash to buy food items. He was cited and released on a copy of the citation.

Feb. 24, 2019

A 25-year-old Monroe man was charged with VGCSA less than 1 oz after being stopped and charged for no brake lights or working turn signals. When a plastic bag that appeared to contain marijuana was noticed on the dashboard, the officer asked about it and the driver admitted that it was marijuana and after a search located another baggie under the cupholder, he said both were his, not the other two occupants of the vehicle. He was charged and released on a copy of the citation.

A 19-year-old Lawrenceville woman was charged with an open container violation and an attempt to purchase alcohol by someone under 21 after she was found “passed out” behind the vehicle at the Quik Trip in Loganville. She had a brown bag in the vehicle containing a bottle of Birddog Apple Whiskey but tested 0.00 grams on the  “PBT” test for alcohol. Her vehicle was towed, she was charged and asked that a “Lyft” be called for her.

Feb. 25, 2019

A 33-year-old Monroe woman was charged with shoplifting after she passed all points of sale at Walmart without paying for $128 in goods. She was cited and served with a criminal trespass from Walmart in Loganville. She had also criminally trespassed from Walmart in Winder.

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