Women allegedly brawl over $40
A woman said three people showed up at her home in the middle of the night and started a fight over $40 owed.
The resident told police about 2:30 a.m. today that she and another woman each owed $20 to one of the alleged assailants, but one resident had made an agreement to pay her the total $40 today after she received her paycheck. She told police the woman and two other women showed up at her home in the 300 block of Ware Street “highly intoxicated” and demanding the money.
The resident said she told the woman it would be paid like agreed and told her to leave, but the woman then tried to punch her and all three then brawled with her. The resident said her door was dented and a window broken during the fight.
The women stopped fighting at one point, went outside and started to talk, but then argued and fought again. The three alleged instigators then left. The resident complained of a “busted lip” and scratches.
Police advised the resident on how to seek warrants against the women.
• A resident of the 400 block of Jackson Street reported that a burglar “ransacked” her apartment some time between 2 p.m. Thursday and 1 a.m. today, taking a 55-inch Sanyo TV valued at about $600, a 40-inch TV of undetermined value and Sony DVD played valued at $40.
• Three men were charged with shoplifting after the allegedly tried to steal $110.96 in alcohol from JK Package at 1109 New Franklin Road.
• A thief took a blue Schwinn bicycle from outside a home in the 1000 block of Mooty Bridge Road, the resident reported Thursday afternoon. She had last seen the bike at 9:30 a.m. that day.
By Tyler H. Jones firstname.lastname@example.org Kaye Minchew, author of ‘A President In Our Midst: Franklin Delano Roosevelt in Georgia’ and... read more