Man allegedly assaulted, robbed at gunpoint in Monroe Sunday evening

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Monroe Police Department and Walton County Sheriff’s Deputies searched for three suspects Sunday night after a man reported that he was assault and robbed at gunpoint.

According to Monroe Public Safety Director Keith Glass, Michael Cannon called and reported that just after 10 p.m. on Sunday evening, while at J & B Food Mart, three black males had allegedly forced him into a vehicle at gunpoint and then driven him to behind the Jagged Edge Hair Salon in downtown Monroe.

“Mr. Cannon stated the males pointed a pistol at him and jumped him. $6 was taken and his wallet,” Glass said. ” The suspects left in a white color SUV.  Mr. Cannon was transported by EMS for minor injuries. ”

This incident was initially reported in the Walton County Sheriff’s Office Crime Awareness Community Alerts.

The Monroe Police Department reported the following incidents for the period May 11 – 17, 2018. Due to the length, this report has been split into five parts. This is the third part. Please note an arrest or charge does not constitute a conviction.

  • Hit and Run, Stokes St./Knight St., reference to an unknown vehicle damaging the complainant’s vehicle and the stop sign. The complainant declined a report. Monroe Public Works was notified
  • Suspicious Person/Foot Pursuit, North Broad St./Tyler St., officer observed Harvey Butts in the area and attempted to make contact to serve a citation for shoplifting. Harvey fled from Officer and was tased after a brief foot chase. Harvey was charged with the original Shoplifting and Disorderly Conduct. A Use of Force report was completed.
  • Juvenile Complaint, Alcovy St., reference to juvenile being unruly. Situation mediated.
  • Theft, Spruce Lane, complainant stated two subjects stole her television around 1400 hours last date. Report taken.
  • Burglary Report, Bryant Rd., officer met with complainant who advised an unknown subject entered his residence and removed a Samsung TV, Cash, and a Coin Collection. A neighbor saw two black males around the home at 2300 hours on 5-12-18. No serial numbers available. Report taken.
  • Suspicious Subjects on Davis Street in reference to two subjects riding dirt bikes in the roadway. Officer made contact with subject’s who were warned to stay off the roadway.
  • Domestic Dispute, Davis St., reference to subject’s verbally disputing. Parties separated, and report taken.
  • Hit and Run, South Broad St., reference to a silver passenger car striking a red Mercedes. Officers made contact with the driver of the silver passenger car in Tanglewood. Anthony Dockens was placed under arrest for driving without a license and transported to MPD. He was fingerprinted and released.
  • Flag Down at MPD. Complainant flagged down officer in the back-parking lot requesting an escort to Douglas St. to retrieve property. Complainant advised the male on location, Dale Devino, had an active warrant out of Arizona. Officer made contact with Dale on location. He had a valid warrant through Arizona for felony dangerous drugs with full extradition. Complainant retrieved her property and Dale was taken to the Walton County Jail without incident or injury. 
  • Domestic, West Marable St., reference to subjects physically disputing. Warrants to be taken for Aggravated Assault.
  • 911 Hang-Up, East Washington St., officers made contact with resident who advised all was ok, her granddaughter was playing on the phone.
  • Suspicious Vehicle, Highway 78/Unisia Dr., reference to Randy Powell falling asleep while sitting at the intersection. Powell was arrested for driving under the influence drugs/alcohol.
  • Traffic Accident, Bold Springs Ave -Complainant said his Hyundai was stuck in the driver side door sometime today.  Alyce Heath and Kasey Heath were on location and were both arrested for warrants and DOC.
  • Suspicious Vehicle, Alcovy St. Legion, reference to a red truck unable to maintain lane.  Made contact with a female who advised her son was coming to pick her up. All ok.
  • Noise Violation, Turner St., reference to loud music at Mother’s Day gathering. Music turned down to reasonable volume.
  • Citizen Assist, East Spring St., Valero, reference to subject needing directions to Clarkston. Given Directions to HWY 78.
  • Loud Music, Green St., reference to loud music in the area.  Negative contact.
  • Suspicious Vehicle, MLK Jr Blvd., Anytime Fitness, reference to a white in color Chevy Tahoe on location, made contact with the driver and he stated he was on location making business related phone calls. Everything on location ok.
  • Harassment, West Spring St., Papa Johns, reference to complainant reporting he is being harassed by a female. He stated she approached him at the Sims gas station and drove off when he called 911.
  • Dispute, Mill St., reference to complainant upset because her brother asked her to cook dinner since it was her turn. Abbey unable to deal with emotional situations. No claims of family violence.
  • Suspicious Persons, West Spring St., reference to a male subject on location asking for money.  Sent on his way.
  • Suspicious Vehicle, West Spring St., Papa Johns in complainant stating a black in color car and a white in color truck were driving reckless in the parking lot, area checked with negative contact.
  • Noise Complaint, Green St., reference to music in the area.  No music was heard.
  • Noise Complainant, Plaza Dr., reference to complainant stating her neighbor in apt was making loud noises, made contact with neighbor and she advised she dropped something in the kitchen and stated she was going to bed, everything on location ok.
  • Dispute, West Spring St., Piedmont Walton, reference to a male subject disputing with hospital staff due to his mother being on location needing treatment. Subject left the property without incident. Everything on location ok.
  • Gunshots, Baron Dr./Springer Lane, reference to hearing two gunshots from a vehicle.  No vehicle description and nothing was hit.  Checked the area and could not locate shell casings and only one person called it in.
  • Suspicious Person, Broad St., Monroe Church of Christ, male on location, homeless.
  • Transport, West Spring St., Piedmont Walton regarding transporting a female from the hospital to her residence located at Sorrells Street.
  • Suspicious Vehicle, Matthews Park, all okay with a drowsy driver trying to get a little sleep.
  • Illegal Parking, Great Oaks Dr., reference to an older model white truck crooked in parking space. I advised the complainant whom is the office manager who the vehicle belonged to and she advised that was one of their patients and she would speak to her.
  • Traffic Complaint, West Spring St./West Highland Ave., complainant advised vehicles were driving wrong way down center turn lane at the construction area. Spoke to construction worker on scene whom advised they were aware of the situation and were in the process of getting more cones and barrels.
  • Damage to Property, South Broad St., met with complainant who reported her car was struck by a car door last night at Walmart and wanted a report for insurance. All ok
  • Theft, Magnolia Terrace, reference to a stolen bike. Made contact with complainant whom stated that his light green Huffy 6-speed mountain bike was taken some time between 1200 hours last date and 1130 hours this date. No serial number provided.
  • Dispute, Harris St., reference to a female complaining about having to financially support the household. A male subject stated he would assist in getting her to a family member’s house. All ok
  • Damage to Property, MPD complainant reporting that her Dodge passenger car was damaged possibly at WalMart last Saturday.
  • Welfare Check, South Hammond/East Church St., reference caller can hear a woman screaming in the area. Negative contact with anyone in distress. All Ok
  • Damage to Property, Mayfield Dr., two separate vehicles ran over a giant rock that fell off a vehicle coming out of Georgia Sand and Stone. Employee of GA Sand and Stone stated there were two separate companies that purchased that type of rock around the time of the incident. Follow up to be conducted later.

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