A Winder woman stopped by the Sheriff’s Office to complain that another woman had been sending her text messages.
When the deputy asked the complainant if she had sent the other woman any text messages, the complainant admitted that she had.
Though the complainant had received seven text messages from the other woman, the deputy determined she had also sent seven text messages to the woman. The messages contained various accusations and threats related to the fact that both women had boyfriends in jail.
The deputy advised the complainant to stop texting the other woman if she wanted the messages to stop. The deputy also called the other woman and told her to stop texting the complainant.
No charges were filed.
Dog blamed for calling 911
A deputy was dispatched to a Bethlehem residence after central communications received a 911 hang up call from the location.
When the deputy arrived at the home, the resident advised that he was unaware that anyone had called 911. The man checked his cordless phone and noticed that 911 and several other numbers had been dialed.
The man informed the deputy that he believes his dog may have stepped on the cordless phone.
Juvenile calls 911 during computer dispute
A juvenile called 911 for help resolving an argument over the use of a computer.
When a deputy arrived at the Than Skinner Road residence, the homeowner advised that his juvenile grandchildren had been arguing over the computer.
When questioned, the children said they called 911 to report that the computer was not being shared.
The juveniles were advised not to call 911 except for true emergencies.
Man impersonates officer
A man driving a red Honda Accord pulled into the driveway of a Loganville Highway home and sat there for several minutes.
One of the residents noticed that the man was talking to someone on the phone and describing the other vehicles parked in the driveway.
The man drove away, but returned a short time later. At that point, one of the residents walked out to the vehicle and asked the man what he was doing.
The man claimed he was a law enforcement officer checking on a noise complaint. When asked for identification, the man could not produce any and quickly drove away.
The complainant could not provide a description of the subject.
Woman reports large goat on porch
A woman called the Sheriff’s Office after discovering a large goat on her front porch.
While driving to the Clarence Edwards Road address, the deputy noticed two women and a large goat walking along the roadway.
One of the females was identified as the complainant, the other was determined to be the goat’s watcher. The goat watcher explained that she watches the goat for the owner who lives in Walton County. The goat watcher said she had been looking for the goat ever since it escaped through the fence. She went to the complainant’s home after a passerby advised that the goat was there.
The complainant and the goat watcher returned the goat to its pasture without incident.
Man chased by dog when checking mail
A deputy was dispatched to a Peace Circle address in response to an animal complaint.
The resident said his neighbor’s dog has repeatedly tried to attack him. The man said practically every time he goes out to check his mail, his neighbor will let his dog outside. Once outside, the dog immediately goes after the man.
The man said he did not know if his neighbors were deliberately releasing the dog with the intent of having it attack him or if it was a case of bad timing.
The man wanted the deputy to ask his neighbor to keep the dog inside while he was checking his mail.
The deputy attempted to make contact with the neighbor, but was unsuccessful.
The man said he would contact animal control if the attacks continued.
Scam artist foiled by Auburn woman
A scam artist attempted unsuccessfully to bilk an Auburn woman out of thousands of dollars.
The woman said a man called and advised that she won $250,000 in a contest. According to the caller, the woman simply needed to send a check for the taxes on the winnings in order to claim her prize money.
The woman informed the caller that she would pay the taxes herself and that he should just mail a check for the $250,000. The man refused, saying he would come by her house to collect the tax money.
The woman told the man not to come by her house for any reason and notified authorities.