Woman arrested for allegedly stabbing boyfriend in chest

Published 8:23 pm Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Etta Creed, 54, was arrested for allegedly stabbing her boyfriend in the chest on the 100 block of Lanett Avenue Monday around 3:30 p.m. According to the police report, Creed and her boyfriend were picking on each other when he said he would cut her. Creed said she took a knife from her back pocket and said she would cut him too.

According to the police report, Creed made a stabbing motion when her boyfriend lunged forward and made contact with the knife. The man was flown to an Atlanta area hospital, according to the LaGrange Police Department press release. His condition was unknown as of the press release.

Counterfeit $20 discovered

A counterfeit $20 was discovered at the Dollar General on Commerce Avenue Monday around 11:30 a.m. The store manager told police an employee accepted the bill on Thursday.

She said that the employee that was given the bill marked it with a counterfeit marker that didn’t recognize it as fake.

Houses burglarized

Two houses were burglarized in separate incidents. In the first case, a 55-inch television screen stolen from a house on the 800 block of Colquitt Street Monday between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. According to the police report, a man was house watching for the homeowner, and he said the residence was locked that morning. When the man went to check on it, he discovered a back door to the house was standing wide open.

The man told police the only thing missing was the television screen, which was being rented. According to the police department, an officer noticed a smaller flat screen television sitting on the bathroom floor. There was also damage on the back door’s frame.

In a separate incident, a second house was entered at the 200 block of North Dawson Street Monday between 5:10 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. The homeowner told police that when he went back to his residence, he noticed the back door was kicked open.

According to the police report, part of the back door’s frame was on the ground. The man told police nothing was taken from his residence, but items from his dresser were thrown on his bed.

Car windshield shattered

A car’s back windshield was shattered on the 100 block of Sunset Street Monday between 2 p.m. and 8:45 p.m. According to the police report, an officer noticed that the back windshield was shattered by a rock and that whoever threw it used a tool to remove the remaining glass. There was glass on the ground behind the vehicle and in the trunk of the vehicle. The owner told police she did not hear anything.

All information in this report is gathered from official law enforcement and public safety reports and releases.