Officers with the Swainsboro Police Department (SPD) reported…
Officer observed a vehicle traveling 45 MPH in a 35 MPH school zone, at which time he initiated a traffic stop. Officer spoke with the driver who handed him documents from Mexico and upon running his info, the driver came back with no license. Offender was transported to EmCo Jail.
Officer ran the plate on a vehicle to fine it had no insurance, at which time he initiated a traffic stop. The driver had no license and was transported to EmCo Jail.
Officer observed a vehicle go through an intersection without even slowing down, at which time she initiated a traffic stop. The driver advised he realized he didn’t stop at the intersection and was sorry and wasn’t from this area, then provided his license. Officer verified the driver’s license to find he had active warrants through Bulloch and Screven Co. Officer asked dispatch to confirm the warrant status and both counties wanted a hold placed. Offender was transported to EmCo Jail.
Officer was dispatched to Price St. in reference to stolen bike. The male and female were transported to EmCo Jail for interference with an officer.
Officer performed a traffic stop on Williams St. and could smell a very strong odor of marijuana coming from the north side of the street. Three male subjects started walking away from the area and the officer briefly spoke with them then walked to the area they came from and found a clear plastic bag containing meth and a cigarillo container that contained marijuana. Other officers arrived on scene, as well as Ofc. Young and K-9 Maya. Maya was deployed and found more illegal drugs, a digital scale and a pistol. Offenders were arrested and transported to EmCo Jail.
Officer observed a vehicle with no lights on sitting at the picnic table area at Harmon Park. As he approached the vehicle, he could smell a strong odor of marijuana, and the driver sat up in the seat and crank up the car. Office then gave verbal commands to turn the vehicle off and let down the window. As the driver let down the window, a large amount of smoke rolled out. Offender was transported to EmCo Jail.
Officer observed a vehicle with no taillights, at which time he initiated a traffic stop. Officer approached the vehicle and asked the driver for her license, and he could smell a strong odor of perfume coming from the vehicle. Officer asked offender to step out of the vehicle and he could tell her eyes were glassy and bloodshot. Officer asked offender if she would do a field sobriety and she stated yes. Offender was arrested for DUI and transported to EmCo Jail.
Officer observed a driver with no seatbelt, at which time he initiated a traffic stop. As he approached the vehicle, he could smell a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Offender advised he smoked earlier in the day and was asked to step out of the vehicle. Offender was transported to EmCo Jail.
Officer was dispatched to Jerome St. in reference to a damaged vehicle report. Upon arrival, officer observed a vehicle with a smashed windshield that appeared to have been hit twice with a large rock found on the porch.
Officer was dispatched to Lakewood Dr. in reference to a stolen property report. Complainant stated his lawn mower and trailer was stolen from behind his residence.
Officer was dispatched to McDonald’s in reference to a damaged vehicle. Complainant stated she was in the drive-thru and a vehicle struck the carrier attached to her truck and she attempted to speak with the driver, but she was very old and did not understand what c/p was saying and drove away prior to officer’s arrival.
Officer was dispatched to Longview Rd. in reference to a civil dispute. Complainant reported offender and witness went to c/p’s residence unannounced to repossess a log trailer that was reportedly owned by offender but in the possession of c/p. Offender alleged that c/p has not paid him for the trailer and c/p alleged that offender has not paid him for hauling multiple loads of timber.
Officer responded to Howarth Dr. in reference to dogs at large. Complainant advised their neighbor’s dogs and puppies keep getting out of their pen and going into their yard terrorizing c/p’s dogs. Officer observed appx. 6-8 puppies and two larger bulldogs on the property. Officer attempted to make contact with the resident on McLeod Dr. but had negative contact. Code Enforcement was notified.
Officers were dispatched to Howart Dr. for a dog at large. Complainant stated dogs are going into her yard messing with her dog who’s on an underground collar system. Eight dogs were located running loose on McLeod Dr. AC1 loaded the dogs and transported them to the shelter.
Officers were dispatched to S. Main St. for a damage to vehicle report. Contact was made with complainant and his wife who stated an unknown offender hit their vehicle.
Officer observed a vehicle with altered suspension, at which time he initiated a traffic stop.
Officer responded to 7th St. for loud music.
Officer responded to Moreland Ave. for someone taking tools. Complainant stated tools were stolen and money from his lock box had been broken into.
Officer was dispatched to Cross St. in reference to a stolen wallet. Officer could smell a heavy odor of alcoholic beverage coming from complainant who stated a female was there to see a friend of his and she took his wallet with $700 cash, his ID card and his SS card in it. C/p gave offender’s name and advised she left walking east on Mabel Ave. Officers searched the area but could not find the female subject.
Officers exited their vehicles on Williams St. at an open wooded lot near Rentz St. in reference to individuals loitering on the property in a high drug activity area. Officers located a digital scale and could smell marijuana in the area. A brown paper bag was located with two separate bags with marijuana and suspected cocaine in them.
Officer noticed a vehicle real close to the rear of his vehicle and followed him very closely for a little bit, so he pulled off the side of the road to let the vehicle pass by. Officer got behind the vehicle and ran the tag to find thee owner had suspended license, at which time he initiated a traffic stop. Offender was transported to EmCo Jail.
Officer ran the registration on a vehicle to find it did not have valid insurance, at which time he initiated a traffic stop. Officer approached the vehicle and asked for the driver’s license and he stated he did not have a license due to them being suspended for child support. Officer ran the driver’s info to find his license are suspended for child support and DUI. Offender was transported to EmCo Jail.
Officer met with complainant at SPD in reference to a previously occurred dispute. C/p stated she got home and saw there were no open parking spots around her apartment, so she parked in the driveway and her neighbor pulled up and started yelling at her. C/p stated offender got out of her vehicle and pulled out a baseball bat. C/p stated that she and offender’s people were called and showed up and she and offender argued back and forth but it never got physical. C/p heard offender state that anytime she saw her, she was going to try to fight her.
Officers were dispatched to Hickory Trace Cir. For a report being made about complainant’s car being keyed. Officer asked c/p if she knew of anyone that could have done it and she stated that her ex/suspect has been harassing her for months and de drives around her residence stalking her. C/p stated she suspects her ex is still calling her work from a blocked number and is in fear of what he may do next.
Officer was dispatched to Moreland Ave. where complainant advised when he got to his shop, the back roll-up door was open and several items were missing to include half his toolboxes, eight car batteries, 19 catalytic converters, three carburetors, two torch kits, two jump boxes, one vacuum cleaner and two heaters.
Officer met with victim at SPD in reference to a stolen firearm.
Officer met with complainant at Peking in reference to his wallet being stolen. C/p stated he was fixing a to-go plate and knew his wallet was in his back pocket and when he went to pay, it was gone.
Officer observed a vehicle with a blank tag, at which time he initiated a traffic stop. Upon making contact with the driver, he could smell an odor of alcoholic beverage coming from his person. Offender exited the vehicle and the officer observed him with thick speech and unsteady balance and his eyes were watery and bloodshot. Officer asked offender how much he had to drink and if he would provide a field sobriety and he stated he would, then requested his lawyer to be present. Offender asked for officer’s supervisor and he advised he was the shift supervisor and advised he could see the captain during business hours. Offender asked questions about field sobriety and as he was trying to explain it, officer read a consent several times but was unable to complete it due to offender ignoring it ad yelling and speaking to a female at a residence. Officer attempted to read the consent again and offender refused to comply. He was placed under arrest for suspicion of DUI and transported to EmCo Jail.
Officer was dispatched to S. Racetrack St. in reference to loud music full of profanity being blasted through the open door of a residence. Contact was made with offender who was issued a citation due to being warned about it earlier in the shift.