SPD Reports 9-7-22


Officers with the Swainsboro Police Department (SPD) reported…

August 25

Complainant went to SPD to make a report about a lost tag.

August 26

Officer was dispatched to Robin Rd. in reference to a male trying to pull a female out of a car.

Officer was dispatched to EMC and spoke with complainant who stated when she picked her son up from day care, he had scratches all over him and his face was swollen and bruised. C/p stated she asked an employee about it who stated the child scratched himself and he is cutting teeth and that’s where the swelling is coming from. Officer got the name of the day care.

SPD called for an available officer to meet complainant at SPD for a walk-in report. C/op stated she wanted to make a fraud report. She stated someone took out a loan using her info.

Officer was dispatched to Industrial Way in reference to someone breaking into complainant’s lot. C/p stated the only thing he saw out of place was a car he picked up earlier in the week.

August 27

Officer was dispatched to EmCo Rec. Dept. in reference to a fight and one party refusing to leave.

Officer ran a vehicle tag to find that the registered owner had suspended license and observed the owner driving the vehicle, at which time he initiated a traffic stop. Officer exited his vehicle and approached the driver who gave him a license and informed her that her license is expired due to failure to appear.

Officer was dispatched to WalMart in reference to a shoplifter. Offender skip-scanned items on three different days totaling $108.74.

Officer was dispatched to El Valle in reference to two males fighting. While enroute, officer was advised the males left the restaurant and pulled into Enmarket. Officer was advised that the group left the restaurant without paying for their food which was $160.73.

Officer was dispatched to New China in reference to a dispute. Complainant advised a female customer ordered wings and she was not satisfied with the order because she received drums instead of whole wings and c/p’s husband went back for a refund and threatened staff.

August 28

Officer noticed a vehicle parked at the front door of Kwik Shop while the store was closed, at which time he pulled in and activated his emergency equipment and the vehicle began to pull off. Officer pulled up beside the vehicle before it pulled out of the parking lot and the vehicle continued to pull out onto East Main St. Officer then activated his siren and the vehicle stopped in the middle of the road. The Hispanic driver did not understand English and another officer arrived and was able to speak enough Spanish to determine the driver was wanting to get gas and was unaware the store was closed. While speaking with the driver, officer detected a strong odor of alcoholic beverage coming from his person. Officer asked for his license and it was determined that he did not have a license. Driver was given a PBT and he was positive for DUI. Driver was transported to EmCo Jail for driving while unlicensed and DUI.

Officer was dispatched to Project St. where complainant wanted to make a report about dogs running around her house.

Officer was dispatched to Lee St. where complainant stated her AC unit was missing.

Officer responded to WalMart in reference to a shoplifter.

August 29

Officer met with complainant who advised two females entered WalMart and concealed $191.72 worth of alcoholic beverages in a bookbag and a case of beer on the bottom of the shopping cart without paying.

Officer responded to McLeod Bridge Rd. for someone yelling.

Officer was dispatched to Lee St. in reference to a fight. Complainant stated offender struck him with a bottle where he had a contusion with blood.

Officer responded to New St. and Jerome St. in reference to two males fighting. Officer observed offender standing in the middle of the road with a price of PVC pipe yelling at two male subjects.

August 30

Officer responded to WalMart in reference to a shoplifter. Shoplifter has concealed items at a self-checkout on nine different days since 7/1, totaling $181.99.

Officer was dispatched to WalMart in reference to a shoplifter. Complainant stated the shoplifter was on a previous employee. Offender skip-scanned $55.33 worth of items.

Officer responded to Enmarket in reference to a report of a gas drive off totaling $28.07.

Officer met with complainant in reference to a theft. Complainant stated a Troybilt lawnmower was stolen from the front porch of his residence.

Officer met with complainant at SPD in reference to a lost or stolen tag.

Officer observed a vehicle with a spiderwebbed windshield and the passenger side brake light was not working, at which time he initiated a traffic stop. During the traffic stop, a meth pipe and two marijuana pipes were found.

Officer met with complainant at SPD in reference to a damaged vehicle.

Officer spoke with complainant via telephone and it was hard to understand due to complainant being emotionally upset but it was determined that c/p was calling from PruittHealth in Toomsboro. A social worker attempted to speak on the behalf of c/p who reported that c/p’s van was taken by offender to FL. Offender is the son of c/p.