Loganville PD Reports: DUIs, texting while driving and shoplifting result in arrests

The Loganville Police Department reported the following incidents for the period May 21 – 30, 2017. Please note an arrest or charge does not constitute a conviction.

May 21, 2017

A 38-year-old Lawrenceville woman was charged with disorderly conduct and picked up on a Dekalb County warrant after police were called to a Loganville residence in connection with a dispute. The woman, and her three children had apparently overstayed their welcome in the home and she was refusing to leave when the homeowners wanted her too. It resulted in a physical altercation after she allegedly got aggressive with the homeowner. After police ran her information and found a warrant was out for her arrest, she was able to remove her stuff from the home, with the help of a boyfriend and her children were left in the care of the boyfriend (ages 9 and 12). She was then transported to Walton County jail.

May 22

A 35-year-old Loganville man was cited for driving without a license following a two-vehicle accident at Georgia 10 and Highway 81 spur. There were only minor injuries reported in the wreck.

A 38-year-old Loganville woman was charged with possession of a schedule II controlled substance and a 36-year-old Loganville man was charged with possession of a scheduled II as well as a schedule V substance following an anonymous. The two were located in a car parked at the Quick Trip just before 11 p.m. Both were arrested and transported to Walton County Detention Center.

May 23

A 35-year-old Monroe woman was charged with misdemeanor theft by shoplifting and criminal trespass after she was stopped trying to leave Walmart with $270 worth of goods that she had not paid for. A 24-year-old Rutledge woman who was with her was also charged with criminal trespass.

A 32-year-old Bethlehem man and 35-year-old Bethlehem woman were charged with criminal trespass after they were found close to an address, and matching the descriptions, of two people who were seen where a door to an outbuilding had been kicked in. They allegedly confessed to being at the location and to “just looking around,” and said they were homeless. However, the male was out on bond for burglary. They were charged and transported to Walton County Detention Center.

A 34-year-old Monroe woman was charged with misdemeanor shoplifting after she was see ringing up $346.55 short in the self-service checkout at Walmart. When confronted by the loss prevention staff, she allegedly got irate and left the store, leaving all the items in the buggy. Police caught up with her and she was charged and released on a copy of her citation.

May 24

A 32-year-old Lawrenceville woman working as a vendor in Publix was charged with shoplifting after she was seen allegedly taking items without paying for them when she left on her shift. She was arrested when she returned for her next shift and allegedly said she had intended to pay for the item at the end of her last shift. She was arrested and transported to Walton County Detention Center.

May 25

A 61-year-old Loganville woman was charged with driving under the influence after police were called to a Loganville eatery regarding a woman who was on location and appeared to be under the influence. Her car was giving trouble and wouldn’t start. When police arrived she was given a field sobriety test, which she failed, and she tested at .192 and .197 on the alco-sensor. Her car was left on location and she was transported to the Walton County Detention Center.

May 26

A 21-year-old Atlanta man was charged with failing to exercise due care and driving on a suspended license after being stopped in Loganville for allegedly texting while driving. When a check of his license came back as suspended, he was arrested and transported to Walton County Detention center.

May 29

A 29-year-old man was charged with theft by shoplifting after he left Walmart with a $4.97 6-pack of beer without paying for it. When stopped he told officers he had paid for it via the self check-out, but could not produce a receipt for it. Also, alcohol cannot be rang-up independently through the self check-out. He was booked and rleased on a copy of the citation.

May 30

A 27-year-old man was arrested and charged with DUI-Alcohol less safe, obstruction of an intersection and violation of a temporary limited driving permit after he blocked the intersection of Tuck Road and Highway 20 at about 11:40 p.m. A police officer was stuck behind him for several minutes while he didn’t move. When the police officer got out of the car to see what the trouble was, he drove off, but was stopped by the officer. He allgedly said he was looking a pictures of his son on his phone and that he was on his way home from a job interview. Police noted he was wearing flip flops, a T-shirt and shorts. Police noted a smell of alcohol and he allegedly failed the field sobriety test. He refused the alcohol breath test. He was on a limited permit due to a DUI during the holiday season. His vehicle was left to be retrieved by a family member, his temporary driving permit was pulled and he was transported to the Walton County Detention Center.

A 20-year-old Loganville woman was charged with disorderly conduct and underage furnishing, purchasing and possession of alcohol after police officers were called to a Loganville address with regard to a dispute. The subject was allegedly cussing loudly in close proximity to children and appeared to be intoxicated. She initially denied having any alcohol, but allegedly later said she had. She was arrested, without being cuffed due to a cast on her arm, and was transported to the Walton County jail.

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