By: Taylor Hembree
Two Buds, Two Bud Lights
March 24, 2015 12:01 a.m. Officer Powell pulled over a car for a broken headlight. After approaching the car, he noticed two open Bud Light cans with beer still in them. Powell asked the driver for his license, and after initially saying he didn’t have one, the driver gave the officer an I.D. from Ohio. The driver was asked to step out of the car while Sgt. McKinney ran his information through the system. Powell searched the driver after his information came back with having a warrant out for him in Baldwin County. The driver was arrested and charged with a headlight violation, open container of alcohol while operating a vehicle, possession of marijuana less than one ounce, and driving while unlicensed. The passenger was then asked if there was any drugs inside of the car. He said that there was a small amount weed. After finishing the search of the car, a small plastic bag of weed was found. McKinney then arrested the passenger who was charged with an open container fine. Both the passenger and the driver were taken to jail and the marijuana was collected as evidence.
There’s no cheeseburger in paradise here
March 24, 2015 6:31 p.m. Officer Powell was called to Maxwell Student Union in reference to a male asking students for money. Officer Hughes made contact with the man first, and the man said that he was trying to get money for a cheeseburger. He was already not allowed to be on campus due to previous trespassing violations, and was arrested for criminal trespassing and taken to the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office.
What’s $68, Right?
March 25, 2015 1:00 p.m. A Georgia College faculty member reported that an Office of Equity and Diversity poster was ripped down from a location in Herty Hall and damaged on March 12. The poster was valued at $68. There are no suspects. The case has been closed.
Can’t live with ‘em, can’t live without ‘em
March 26, 2015 11:29 p.m. Officer Oltremari and Sgt. Smith were securing Herty Hall when they heard yelling coming from a Toyota driving by. When the car got closer, they heard racial slurs being screamed from the windows. Oltremari and Smith pulled the car over and asked what was going on. The driver said that he had just taken his friends Downtown. When the driver was asked about the slurs, he said that they were all coming from his passengers. The police informed him that he was responsible for his passengers and he is going to have to go before The Student Judicial Review Board.