Public Safety

It might as well have been a Lincoln clown car

Sept. 5, 2:09 a.m. Officer McKinney was on patrol and saw a guy emerge from the driver’s side of a parked Lincoln Town Car. McKinney recognized him as someone whose license was suspended. The guy was stopped by McKinney and could not give a valid reason for driving. McKinney placed him under arrest and took him to the Milledgeville jail for processing.

Her bumper is such a bummer

Sept. 5, 8:17 p.m. Officer Kennedy was dispatched to Lot 18 in response to a damaged vehicle. The girl who called said that she parked her vehicle that morning and returned to find scrape marks on her car’s rear bumper. The case would be turned over to investigations.

Can you be quiet? We’re trying to argue

Sept. 6, 2:34 a.m. Sgt. Smith was called to Russell Library over a guy and a girl having an argument. The call was made by a third person who was concerned for the girl’s safety. Smith met with the two but was assured that no one was in danger and that they would be fine. No further action was taken.

You drive according to the law

Sept. 6, 2:25 a.m. Officer Kennedy saw a Honda Accord pass through a stop sign without stopping. Kennedy stopped the vehicle and asked the driver to perform a field sobriety test. The driver complied but refused to complete the test. He blew a .156 in the breathalyzer and was arrested for driving drunk.

You have a nice car but no shoes?

Sept. 7, 1:49 a.m. Officer Kennedy stopped a guy in an Infiniti sedan for driving without its headlights on. Kennedy smelled alcohol and asked the driver if he would do the field sobriety test. The guy didn’t have shoes with him and didn’t feel comfortable doing the walking portion of the test without shoes on. He was given a breathalyzer, blew a .126 and was arrested. The two passengers of the vehicle also admitted to drinking while underage. Both of them blew into the breathalyzer and came up positive for alcohol. Their case was sent to Student Judicial, while the driver was taken to the Milledgeville jail.

Overprotective much?

Sept. 8, 8:32 a.m. Officer Chatman was sent to Wells Hall for a welfare check. The girl who called for the welfare check hadn’t heard from the other girl since the previous night and found that unusual. Chatman found the girl in question at her room and was told that everything was fine and that she had only been sleeping. Chatman didn’t detect any signs of her wanting to harm herself and told her that counseling is available if she needs it. The girl who called was made aware that everything was alright. No further action was taken.

They’re bottle half-full people

Oct. 20, 5:42 p.m. Officer McKinney was dispatched to Foundation Hall in reference to potential weed use. McKinney and the CA on duty knocked on the door several times before the door was opened by a girl. The girl was asked to turn over any weed she had and gave McKinney a small plastic bag with weed in it. McKinney also noticed a half-full bottle of Apple-Ahhh-Rita. The girl confessed to owning the weed but said she shared the alcohol with her roommate. The girl was referred to Student Judicial for the alcohol and weed while her roommate was being referred for only the alcohol.

The Three Muske-beers

Oct. 24, 2:40 a.m. Officer McKinney noticed a Volkswagen Passat weaving within its lane and playing loud music. McKinney pulled the car over for excessively loud music and immediately noticed a smell of alcohol. The guy driving was under 21 and was asked to step out of the vehicle to take a field sobriety test. He failed the sobriety test, refused a breathalyzer and was arrested. The two passengers were also under 21 and admitted to having been drinking. All three of them were taken to the Milledgeville Police Department for detention and processing.

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