A Winder man called police after discovering his two fox terriers had been shot.
Police were called to the Valleyview Drive address on Oct. 25. According to the owner, he placed his dogs in a fenced area of his backyard on Oct. 24 at approximately 10:30 a.m. When the man went out to get the dogs later that day, he found one of the dogs bleeding from the head.
The owner took the dog to a veterinarian who advised the dog had been shot in the head. When the man returned home, he realized the other dog had also been injured.
Animal control was notified of the incident.
Other recent incidents investigated by Winder Police include:
•hit and run on North Broad Street. A woman said she was preparing to turn right onto North Broad Street when a small, red car passed her on the right. The woman said she struck the red vehicle as she completed her turn. The red vehicle did not stop and the woman was unable to catch up to it. The woman’s vehicle sustained damage to the front bumper and headlight assembly.
•item found on North Broad Street. A member of a cleaning crew discovered a knife in a bathroom at the Winder Police Department. The weapon was found near a toilet in the women’s bathroom located in the front lobby of the department.
•refusal to leave on East May Street. Staff members at a local care facility called police when an intoxicated female refused to leave. The woman insisted upon staying with her husband who is a patient at the facility. The responding officer discovered the woman had been drinking Wild Turkey straight from a bottle. The woman was allowed to remain at the facility until her son arrived. According to the woman’s son, his mother has a history of alcoholism and mental health issues.
•custody dispute on South Broad Street. A man and his ex-wife had a custody dispute regarding their 14-yearold daughter. Even though the mother had custody for the weekend, the man took the child and left the scene. When called by the officer, the man returned and expressed concern for his daughter’s well-being saying that the child had lost her virginity, lied and done methamphetamine while in her mother’s care.
•criminal trespass on Dogwood Lane. A woman said her neighbor had been throwing charcoal at her residence. When asked why he would do that, the woman said there was an ongoing dispute between her family and his.
•underage consumption on Alexander Street. A male subject was stopped by police just before 3 a.m. on Oct. 23. When asked for his identification, the man said he did not have it with him but advised he was 19 years old. The officer noticed an odor of alcoholic beverage and asked the man if he had been drinking. The male denied he had been drinking and said he was on his way to buy cigarettes. The officer decided the male appeared highly intoxicated and attempted to place him under arrest. Before he could secure the male in handcuffs, the subject fled and escaped. •burglary on Lily Drive. A woman reported the theft of a flat screen television and a blanket. A neighbor said he saw a black male leave the residence carrying a large object under a blanket. The neighbor said the male left the scene in a burgundy Ford Focus bearing a drive out tag. According to the witness, the Focus was driven by a black female with shoulder length hair.
•burglary on Apperson Drive. A man returned home and found that his back door had been forced open. Nothing was reported missing from the residence.
•juvenile complaint on West Midland Avenue. A juvenile was detained after a witness reported seeing the juvenile strike another juvenile.
•mental health complaint on Third Avenue. A woman called police after her bipolar mother became highly agitated. The mother was assessed by emergency services personnel, but refused transport to the hospital.
•entering auto on Marion Lay Street. A pecan picker valued at $10.15 was stolen out of an unlocked vehicle.
•theft by taking on Georgia Avenue. A heat pump valued at $1,500 was reported stolen.
•burglary on Lumpkin Street. A man reported the theft of a 12-pack of Dr. Pepper. His 17-year-old daughter is the primary suspect.
•criminal trespass on Chase Circle. A juvenile was charged with criminal trespass after she was found in the bed of another teen. The juvenile had been previously barred from the residence.
•juvenile complaint on Sarah Street. A woman called police after an 11-year-old boy used language which made her uncomfortable. The woman asked the officer to advise the child he was no longer welcome on her property.
•unruly juvenile on Circle Drive. A 10-year-old child led authorities on a brief foot chase after running away from home. Officers were eventually able to catch the child and return him to his mother.
I hope they find the jerk that ,shot the two dogs.The dogs where in their own back-yard and they were Fox-Terrier small dogs..
Beside of kids dealing with Bully in School,the Bullies are now picking on small dogs???
TO DO JERK THAT FELT SO MANLY ENOUGH TO SHOT A SMALL FOX -TERRIER INSTEAD OF KILLING INNOCENT LAP -DOGS.JOIN THE ARMY OR MARINE AND SHOT THE ENEMY OF THIS COUNTRY..GO TO AFGHANISTAN ...