Public Safety

Playing I Spy With iPads

Sept. 16, 2:32 p.m. Sgt. Hicks responded to a call from Kilpatrick Hall regarding a stolen student-issued iPad. Hicks spoke with Dr. Greer who said the iPad had not been given back on its return date of Sept. 8, while the iPad’s accessories and carrying case had been returned. Dr. Greer said he would find the iPad serial number and student issue list to find out who it had been issued to.

I Hope his Punishment is Warranted

Sept. 17, 2:43 a.m. Sgt. Smith recognized a car driving north on Tattnall Street as one belonging to a guy with warrants. Smith lost sight of it for a moment, but then saw it parked in the driveway of a house. He ran the license plate confirming it belonged to the guy with warrants. Smith approached a guy walking towards the house, but the guy was identified as the owner of the house. He did not know the owner of the car and requested it be towed.

I’m a Sap for Signs

Sept. 17, 7:31 p.m. Officer Williams responded to a call regarding a sign hanging from a tree in someone’s yard. Williams knocked on the door of the home and asked a resident where the sign had been found. The guy said he had found the sign in the trash a year before and took it thinking it was no longer needed. The sign was removed and taken to the police station.

Can a Bobcat Have Nine Lives?

Sept. 20, 8:30 p.m. Officer McWilliams was contacted by a GC employee about the bobcat statue being stolen from the Centennial Center. McWilliams reviewed security camera footage and saw a car circle the area around the bobcat and park. Two guys got out and while one acted as the lookout, the other grabbed the bobcat, put it in the car and they drove off. McWilliams investigated the scene of the crime but couldn’t find any physical evidence. The identities of the suspects are still unknown.

Some Cars Can’t Ketchup

Sept. 21, 9:00 a.m. Officer McWilliams noticed a Plymouth Voyager with a broken passenger side window while on patrol at the Village. McWilliams saw glass inside the vehicle and noticed the Jeep Cherokee parked next to the Voyager had a shattered rear window. McWilliams later saw a Ford Mustang with ketchup and toilet paper on it. The owners of the vehicles were notified of the damage and the case was turned over to a detective for further investigation.

He Tested Positive for Stupid

Sept. 21, 11:34 p.m. Officer Kennedy saw a gray Honda Civic accelerate quickly after running a stop sign. Kennedy pulled the vehicle over and met up with the driver. The guy’s eyes were bloodshot and the smell of alcohol and weed emanated from the car. He admitted to having weed in the car and gave it to Kennedy. He failed a field sobriety test, was arrested for driving under the influence and taken to Oconee Regional Medical Center for a blood test.

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