LPD Reports: Traffic stops net drug-related arrests

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

May 3, 2019

A 31-year-old Loganville man was charged with shoplifting less than $500 after he was seen skip scanning items at the self-checkout at Walmart. The two juveniles with him were released to a friend and he was transported to Walmart and booked before being released on a copy of the citation.

A 49-year-old Loganville woman was charged with shoplifting less than $500 after she was seen not scanning a large bag of dog food. She paid for other merchandise and was stopped after she had passed all points of sale. A review of the surveillance revealed that she had also skip scanned other items as well to a full value of $56.37. She was booked at LPD and released on a copy of the citation.

May 4

A 29-year-old Florida man and a passenger in his vehicle were both charged with possession of marijuana less than 1 oz after they were stopped at a safety check while passing through Loganville. 

May 5

A 40-year-old Loganville man was charged with driving under the influence – alcohol less safe and failure to maintain lane after being stopped on C S Floyd Road for failing to maintain his lane. He failed the field sobriety test and tested at .137 on the alco-sensor. A blood sample was also drawn for testing. His vehicle was turned over to his brother at his re4quest and he was transported to the Walton County jail.

A 59-year-old Loganville woman was charged with shoplifting less than $500 after she was seen placing items in her purse and attempting to leave without paying. She was booked and then transported to Walton County jail.

A 34-year-old Loganville man was charged with DUI – alcohol less safe after he was reportedly seen flashing his headlights and following too closely in the area of Highway 81 north and Ga. 20. He was followed and finally approached by police at a gas station near Sharon Church Road. The driver allegedly appeared unsteady on his feet and smelled of alcohol, but declined the field sobriety or alcohol drug test. He was arrested, processed at LPD and transported to the Walton County jail. His vehicle was towed.

May 17

A 40-year-old Grayson man was charged with possession of marijuana less than 1 oz, headlight requirements and driving while license suspended/revoked after he was stopped on Ga. 10 near Maxie Price for a headlight out. A check revealed he did not have a Georgia license and the one he had in South Carolina had been suspended. He allegedly told officers he had lived in Georgia for four years. After reporting the smell of marijuana, a check allegedly turned up marijuana. He was arrested, transported to the Walton County jail and the vehicle was towed.

May 18

A 21-year-old Monroe woman was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana less than 1 oz, tag light required and DUI – drugs less safe after she was stopped for a tag light out while driving on Ga. 10 near Cown Road. The officer reported a smell of marijuana and she allegedly had some in a cup in the center console of the vehicle and exhibited signs of being under the influence. She was booked at LPD, tested and transported to Walton County jail. Her vehicle was towed.

May 19

A 31-year-old Loganville woman was charged with shoplifting from Walmart after she short scanned some of the items on the self scanner. The value of the items was $96.98. She was arrested, booked and released on a copy of the citation.

A 27-year-old Snellville man and a woman were charged with shoplifting from Walmart after they were witnessed skip-scanning items at the self-checkout. The value of the items was $84.50. The were booked at LPD and released on a copy of the citations.

May 20

A 34-year-old Loganville man was charged with driving under the influence and speeding after he was allegedly clocked at 61 mph in a 45 mph speed zone on Ga. 20 North. He allegedly failed the field sobriety test and tested at .197 BAC on the Intoxlyzer 9000. He also had a probationary license. He was arrested and transported to the Walton County jail and his vehicle was towed.

May 21

A 46-year-old Loganville woman was cited for shoplifting from Walmart after she passed all points of sale without paying for $38.81 worth of mens clothing. She told officers she did it for her children.

May 22

A 32-year-old Lilburn man was charged with unlawful use of a wireless device and on a warrant pick up after he was stopped for using his cell phone while driving.

A 19-year-old Lawrenceville woman was charged with possession of marijuana less than 1 oz after Loganville resident complained about a car parked in his driveway when he returned home. The car was located in a parking spot of Tara Club Estates and the driver and the woman allegedly said the went there to have sex. She was arrested when she allegedly said the marijuana located the car was hers.

A 25-year-old Monroe man was arrested and charged with speeding, license, driving while license suspended and improper lane change usage after being stopped for speeding 61 mph in a 45 mph speed zone. Once he was stopped and it was discovered that he did not have a license, he was arrested and his vehicle was towed.

May 23

A 29-year-old Monroe man was arrested and charged with possession and use of drugs and drug-related objects, possession of methamphetamine and on a warrant pick up following a traffic stop. A female passenger in the vehicle was also charged with possession of drugs and drug-related objects. They were both transported to the Walton County Jail, the vehicle was towed and a small dog with them was taken to animal control.

May 28

An 18-year old Snellville man was charged with possession of drugs schedule 1 following a traffic stop on GA 20 just before Sharon Church Road for no tag. The officer reported the smell of marijuana and marijuana residue on the subject’s pants and asked for a search. THC oil was allegedly found and the subject was arrested. The front passenger was picked up and the mother of the two juveniles in the back seat were turned over to their mother and the subject was arrested.

A 33-year-old Bethlehem woman was arrested and charged with battery after a fight with a worker at a local laundry over whether the clothes could be dried after being put in the washing machine after 8 p.m. 

A 56-year-old Snellville woman was arrested and charged with an expired registration and driving while license suspended after she was stopped for an expired registration after it registered as such on the license plate reader. She was arrested after she told officers she was out looking at houses after a check had revealed that she had a limited permit for school and work only after a suspension for DUI.

A 20-year-old Loganville man was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana less than 1 oz and headlight requirement after being stopped for a headlight out. The smell of marijuana was reported and the driver allegedly turned over a bag containing marijuana. He was transported to the Walton County Jail and his car was towed.

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