Public Safety

James Beaman

Just another accidental cussing

Aug. 24, 2:48 a.m. Sgt. Smith was on foot patrol when he was approached by a cab driver saying she had just been “cussed” out by a guy standing in front of Adams Hall. Smith met up with the guy and recognized him from downtown earlier that night. The guy said he “accidentally” cussed out the cab driver because she didn’t take his credit card. He had bloodshot eyes and his breath smelled of an alcoholic drink. Smith arrested him for possession of alcohol while under 21.

Jefferson Street was One Hell of A Year

Aug. 24, 3:33 a.m. Officer McKinney responded to a call about a guy passed out at the corner of Jefferson and McIntosh St. When McKinney arrived, the guy had been woken up by other officers on the scene. He was unsteady on his feet, had slurred speech, bloodshot eyes and smelled of alcohol. When asked what year it is, he replied “Jefferson Street.” He was arrested for public intoxication.

A Late Night Biscuit Gone Wrong

Aug. 24, 4:54 a.m. Sgt. Smith went to Oconee Regional Medical Center in response to a student being assaulted and robbed. The guy said he was attacked by one white male and one black male while walking from Golden Pantry to a friend’s house. He was then transported from ORMC to the Macon Medical Center due to fractures in his head and face.

Do You Think She Still Likes Me, Officer?

Aug. 24, 7:21 p.m. Officer McKinney arrived at the Grove in response to a girl calling the police about her ex-boyfriend. She said they had just broken up and she was worried that he might hurt himself. McKinney checked on the guy who said he was fine and had no intentions of hurting himself. McKinney encouraged him to seek counseling through the Georgia College counseling services if he felt he needed to. The guy thanked the officers for coming and no further action was taken.

Reversing 101: Look Behind You

Aug. 24, 9:47 p.m. Officer McKinney went to building 400 at the Village in response to a traffic accident between two girls. According to both girls involved, one of them backed their car into the other girl’s car while trying to pull into a parking space in reverse. The girl who was trying to park said she was simply not looking. Neither girl was injured and no further action was taken.

Cones Have Feelings Too

Aug. 29, 2:12 a.m. Sgt. Smith saw a guy pick up a traffic cone and throw it on the ground. Smith asked the guy what was wrong and he said that he was trying to get his friend to hurry up. The guy smelled of alcohol and admitted to drinking earlier that night. Smith sent his case to Student Judicial instead of arresting him for possession of alcohol under 21.

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