A Winder woman called police after receiving several threatening messages regarding her upcoming testimony in a court case against her brother-in-law.
The calls were made by two of the woman’s sisters-in-law, both of whom live in New York where the case is to be tried.
In the first call, one of the sisters-in-law informed the victim that she was going to “kick her ass” when she came to New York to testify. The following day, the other sister-in-law called and said advised the victim that she was personally “going to whoop her ass” when she came to New York State.
The victim said she had been in contact with the New York district attorney’s office which is prosecuting the case and they advised her to make a report with her local police department regarding the harassing phone calls.
Other recent incidents investigated by Winder Police include:
• hit and run on Oceanliner Drive. A vehicle trailer sustained damaged while parked alongside the road.
• theft of mail on Triumph Way. A couple reported that six checks totaling $1,302 were stolen out of their mailbox.
• recovered stolen property on West Athens Street. An officer discovered a beige Cadillac parked behind Holly Hill Mall. The vehicle did not have a tag. Upon checking the vehicle identification number, the officer discovered the vehicle had been reported stolen. The vehicle was processed by the department’s crime scene technician and the owner notified.
• damage to property on Wood Avenue. A man heard a loud noise outside his home. When he went outside, he discovered the front windshield of his vehicle had been broken. A witness said two men had been fighting nearby and a man known as Baby Mac Jr. had thrown a rock through the windshield.
• no insurance on East May Street. An officer stopped a vehicle after the driver made an improper left turn. The vehicle was impounded and the owner cited after the officer discovered the vehicle was not insured.
• entering auto on Natchez Circle. A homeowner called police after seeing two white males break the window of a vehicle parked at a nearby residence. The homeowner said the two males then ran to a waiting car and left the scene.
• entering auto on Bellingrath Drive. A GPS unit was stolen out of 1994 Saturn SC2 after the thief broke a window to gain access to the interior of the vehicle.
• entering auto on Jamie Court. Two pairs of sunglasses and a CD player face plate were stolen out of an unsecured 2000 Plymouth Voyager.
• suicide attempt on Hosch Circle. A woman said her husband intended to commit suicide. The husband denied any suicidal thoughts. He said he and his wife had been arguing after a weekend camping trip and she misinterpreted his remarks.
• damage to property on Natchez Circle. A woman called police after noticing her 2004 Ford Mustang had been damaged. The damage, according to police, could have been caused by “any number of items, including another vehicle, baseball bat, or a hard leg kick/stomp.”
• hit and run on North Broad Street. A witness saw a white Ford Explorer back into a silver Toyota Sienna. The witness was able to provide a description of the driver and a partial plate number.
• criminal trespass on Mobile Drive. A woman noticed her dead bolt was not working properly and was concerned that a prowler was responsible.
• burglary on Woodlawn Avenue. A weedeater and a tool box were stolen out of an unlocked laundry room.
• harassing phone calls on Valleyview Drive. A woman called police after receiving multiple unwanted calls and Facebook messages from an acquaintance.
• damage to property on South Broad Street. A vehicle was struck while parked at Fort Yargo.
• criminal trespass on Hosch Circle. A woman reported that a tire on her Chevrolet Astrovan had been cut.
• hit and run on North Broad Street. A woman said her vehicle was struck in the parking lot of the Bank of America. The driver of the other vehicle began to provide information, but when the victim asked for more information, the second driver left the scene.
• theft on Marion Lay Street. Six cans of potted meat and four cans of Vienna sausages were reported stolen from a residence. One can was later found at the scene.
• death investigation on Nancy Street. A 47-year-old male was found deceased inside his residence. There were no signs of foul play.
• theft on North Center Street. A large planter was stolen from a walkway.
• damage to private property on North Broad Street. An individual purchased gas and then drove away with the nozzle still in the gas tank causing the handle to detach from the safety point.
• verbal domestic dispute on South Williams Street. Two individuals argued over the amount of time one party was spending on the computer.