A Danielsville man was arrested last week after he allegedly beat up his live-in girlfriend on Pine Street in Ila.
Officer Brandon Hanley went to the scene where he met with a man who said he witnessed his neighbors fighting in the yard and saw the man beating on the woman.
Hanley found the woman on another neighbor’s porch where she was upset and crying, with bruising on her arms and neck. She said she and her live in boyfriend of 30 years had been in an altercation and she was tired of being beat on.
Hanley next went to speak to the man at their residence, who told him that he hit his girlfriend. Hanley noted that he had already gathered his belongings in anticipation of going to jail. His girlfriend’s injuries were photographed and EMS was called to check her out for chest pains.
Other incidents on file at the sheriff’s office last week included:
•A man on Jack Sharp Road reported that he went to the doctor and was given a prescription for 90 Lortab and 45 Valium and that he put the prescription on his sun visor. He said it was now missing and that only one person had been in his vehicle.
•Two high school girls will be charged with simple battery and simple battery against a teacher after one allegedly attacked another female student in the weight room hallway of the high school last week. According to the report, officer mark Jerome met with an assistant principal who told him the girl also stuck a teacher who was trying to pull the two girls apart. She also yelled and cursed at the teacher. Another student also pushed the teacher in the chest and cursed at her. Both students were to be charged.
•Reckless conduct and pills not in their original container were reported at the high school last week. Lt. Mark Jerome met with a an assistant principal at the freshman academy who told him that someone tipped them off that a male student was selling pills. While being interviewed, the student took a flashlight out of his pocket and said the pills were in it. He said he did not know what they were but was selling them for $2 each. He said he got them from a female student who was taken out of class and sent to the principal’s office where she began to cry and say she didn’t know why she did it. The pills turned out to be a generic form of Prozac.
•A man on Hwy. 72 West reported that someone ransacked his home while he left to take his mother-in-law to the hospital. He said he didn’t find anything missing.
•Harassing phone calls were reported on AC Carey Road last week. A woman there said a man she knows keeps calling her despite being incarcerated in the Banks County jail.
•Simple battery was reported on Timberlane Drive last week. Officer Tyler Hanley went to the scene where a woman there said her boyfriend damaged some of her property in her house and then hit her in the face with his fist and ran off into the woods.
There were no marks on her, so Hanley told her about the warrant and TPO process and to call if her came back. About 30 minutes later, a call came in that he was back. When officers returned, he ran into the woods again but came back when commands were issued. He said he ran because he didn’t want to go to jail. He said he and his girlfriend had been arguing. He was given a courtesy ride to his uncle’s home to separate the two of them.
•A yellow racing four-wheeler was stolen from Harmony Ridge in Carlton last week.
•Simple battery was reported on Spratlin Mill Road. Officer Christopher Haston went to the scene regarding a dispute between roommates over some money.
One of the roommates said the other allegedly pushed him into a glass table causing it to break. The other roommate denied this and a witness backed him up. Haston said the table did not appear to be broken nor did he find any marks on the roommate, who said he was moving out the next day.
•A woman on Hwy. 29 North reported that her father received a call from a blocked number telling him that his daughter had a warrant on her for child molestation and he needed to stop hiding her. She was very upset about the call and the officer told her there were no active warrants on her. She wanted a report on file.
•A man reported that someone stole lumber from a residence he is working on on Hwy. 72.
•A couple on Colbert Grove Church Road reported that they found pry marks on their front and back door when they returned from the residence.
•Harassing phone calls were reported on Amberly Lane last week. A woman there said a man she knows called her boyfriend and told him he would “shoot him when he saw him in the street.” The victim said he also told him that he was going to have some of “his boys” come over and jump on him because he knows he is the one that broke into his Briarwood Lane home. He said the man has also ridden by his house in a green van.
•Criminal trespass was reported at apartments on Crawford W. Long Street last week. A woman there reported that she came home to find her door open. A neighbor said that there have been problems with a juvenile that lives in the apartment complex and that the boy had entered other apartments in the past using a butter knife. Officer Justin Hanley went and spoke with the boy and his uncle. The uncle said the boy had been supervised all day and that he had gone to another apartment earlier to apologize for placing dead snakes and squirrels inside other tenants’ mailboxes.
•A woman’s purse was reportedly stolen out of her Honda CRV while she was parked at a beauty salon in Danielsville.
•A runaway juvenile was reported on Carithers Road. A woman told officer Brandon Hanley that she woke up around 5 a.m. and discovered her daughter had left the residence. She said she did not know if she left walking or had been picked up and that she did not have cellphone, but may have had $750 cash with her. She said the girl ran away three weeks prior and was gone for six days.
•An electrical fire was reported at a chicken house at 9:41 a.m., May 5, on Chastain Road in Danielsville.
•A man on Hwy. 172 in Colbert reported at 8:34 a.m., May 5, that someone set his truck on fire overnight.
•A trailer was reported on fire at 12:55 a.m., April 29, at Morningside Mobile Home Park on Hwy. 106.
•A lawnmower was reported on fire at 4:32 p.m., May 4, on McCannon Morris Road.
•A vehicle reportedly ran into a ditch off McCannon Morris Road at 7:39 a.m., May 2.