MPD Reports: Handicap parking violations lead to marijuana arrest/vehicle towed for no insurance

The City of Monroe Police Department reported the following incidents for the period May 1 – 8, 2019. Due to the length, this report has been split into five parts. This is the final part. Please note an arrest or charge does not constitute a conviction.

  • Burglary – Custom Way – Complainant advised someone broke into his residence.  When Officer asked how he knew this he stated there was damage to the door.  Officer observed old damage on the door jamb that was present during an incident on May 4.  Complainant stated nothing had been taken but wanted a report.  Report taken.
  • Traffic stop – S Broad/ Alcovy St. Subject was stopped for failure to dim her head lights. Upon making contact the odor of marijuana was detected. During a search of her vehicle, recovered marijuana less then oz. She was cited and released report taken.
  • Theft – Ridge Road. Complainant stated that he lost his wallet while he was driving for Uber sometime yesterday between 1400 and 1700 hours. He stated it was taken somewhere between Monroe and Dekalb County. Report taken.
  • Warrant Served – S. Madison Ave. Brandon Sturdivant was arrested for a Violation of Probation warrant. Transported to Walton County Sheriff’s Office.
  • Domestic – Sorrells St. Two female subjects were in a verbal argument about one of them moving out of the residence. One was gathering her belongings on arrival. All ok.
  • Traffic Stop – W. Spring St. at Farmers Furniture. A black PT Cruiser bearing was stopped for brake light violation. The passenger showed an active warrant for Violation of Probation out of Walton County Sheriff’s Office. She was taken into custody and transported to WCSO Jail. Driver was verbally warned on the brake light violation.
  • Traffic Stop – Hwy 78 at the Walton Truck Stop – Subject was charged with Possession of Marijuana Less than one Oz, after found parking in a handicap parking space.
  • Traffic Stop – Mayfield Dr. in reference to driver failing to maintain his lane. The subject was pulled over and arrested for driving on a suspended license. Vehicle towed by Taylor’s Wrecker Service.
  • Warrant Attempt – Tall Oaks Lane in reference to locating subject for a Monroe Failure to Appear warrant. He was arrested and transported to the Walton County Jail.
  • Shoplifting – W. Spring St. – Walmart.  Two woman were caught by loss prevention officer for attempting to place items inside of purses and book bags. The total price of merchandise was $187. Both subjects were taken into custody and transported to MPD for fingerprints and then to WCSO Jail.
  • Animal Complaint – E. Church St. in reference to an aggressive canine. Officers were advised that the owner of the canine was working at Elite. Officers ran his name through GCIC and learned that he had an active warrant through Athens-Clarke County. Officers traveled to Elite and the subject jumped off a forklift and fled on foot.
  • Dispute – N. Broad S. – Deere Acres Inn in reference to subject being on location and refusing to leave. She was issued a trespass warning and transported to The Monroe Motor Inn per her request. She also requested a report for her scraped knee from falling while on location at Deer Acers Inn.
  • Shoplifting – W. Spring St. – Walmart. Subject attempted to flee Walmart and was stopped by an officer on Hwy 138 at W. Spring St. She was arrested and charged with shoplifting, child seatbelt violations X 2, and failure to yield to emergency vehicle. She was fingerprinted and released to the Walton County Jail.
  • Discharging Firearm – Wall St. and E. Church St. in reference to gunshots being fired in the area. Witnesses on scene provided statements. No injuries reported. Report taken
  • Traffic Stop – E. Spring St. at the Dollar General – Subject was cited for parking in a handicap spot, vehicle towed by Jay’s for no insurance.
  • Assault -Piedmont Walton in reference to Nurses. Complainant reported that she was hit in the mouth. Subject denies any violence occurred and states the injury was accidental and that she was also having an allergic reaction.  All ok.

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