According to Cartersville Police Department Lt. Mark Camp, two black male suspects entered the store wearing stocking type masks. One suspect demanded money from the register while the second suspect pointed a small, silver in color semi-automatic handgun at the clerk. Both suspects fled from the store after taking approximately $1,200 in cash.
One suspect was described as a black male approximately 5 feet 8 inches tall, thin build, wearing a baseball hat, baggy pants and T-shirt. The second suspect was described as a black male approximately 5 feet 6 inches tall, medium build, wearing a baseball hat, baggy pants and T-shirt.
The same location was robbed in June when a black male subject stole cartons of cigarettes and an undisclosed amount of cash.
Anyone with any information is urged to contact the Cartersville Police Department at 770-382-2526 or to call the Cartersville-Bartow Crime Stoppers at 770-606-8477.
Nephew sets aunt’s porch ablaze
Arson was reported Tuesday afternoon at a Staton Place home. According to a deputy’s report, the offender was upset that he had been kicked out of his aunt’s home and set a broom on fire on the front porch when no one was home. The young man later became frightened and had second thoughts about his actions, causing him to extinguish the fire before more damage occurred. An area of the porch was burned and the siding sustained smoke and heat damage. No injuries were reported and the man was arrested for arson in violation of the Family Violence Act.
Water service illegally
activated in Acworth home
The Bartow County Water Department reported a theft of services Tuesday at 139 Turner St., Acworth. According to a department employee, no service has been documented for the residence due to a recent incident in which the water meter had been damaged when someone attempted to illegally turn the water on. The meter was removed soon after by the water department. Tuesday, the department discovered that a meter had been installed and service was illegally restored to the home. The complainant stated that the meter was an unfamiliar brand and had not been installed by the county. A suspect was not officially identified in the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputy’s report.