Men arrested for theft of 52 cases of beer, other charges
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Two Atlanta men were arrested by the Bartow County Sheriff's Office Friday on various charges that stem from theft from a tractor trailer at the TA Truckstop on Cass White Road. According to Sheriff Clark Millsap, deputies were called to the area to investigate the activities of suspicious people carrying boxes behind trucks. At approximately 2:39 a.m., the first deputy on scene observed the males leaving in a U-Haul truck. After conducting a traffic stop, the two men fled on foot. Later, two men were located and arrested in connection with the report. Deputies located 52 cases of beer in the back of the U-Haul and were able to located the tractor trailer from which they had been stolen. Richard Lee Matthews, 45, and Jan Keith Glass, 43, both of Atlanta were arrested and face numerous charges, according to the Sheriff. Matthews is being held on a $6,000 bond and Glass is being held on a state parole hold. Other agencies around the metro area are being contacted by the Sheriff's department to determine if these men are connected to other crimes, according to the Sheriff's statement.

Man robbed at gunpoint in apartment parking lot

Friday night a man became the victim of an armed robbery in the Cassville Oaks Apartments parking lot. A Bartow deputy arrived on scene and the man stated that he was approached by a black male who demanded money as the cocking sound of a firearm was heard. Another male approached the scene and struck the victim on the head with a firearm, knocking him to the ground and the two men began kicking the victim. The suspects stole the man's cell phone and left the area in a white SUV, occupied by unknown suspects. The vehicle was soon located by another deputy and the suspects were arrested. The victim was witnessed to have a knot behind his left ear, another knot on the left side of his head, a scratch on his left arm, a scratch on his left knee and a scratch on his right hand. The victim did not with to prosecute.

Man turned in by his mother

A 26-year old Dallas man, who police had been searching for since January, was arrested on Friday by Cartersville police.

Jeffery Blake Corley assaulted a customer at Cletus T's on Jan. 22. Capt. J.F. Cline said that he got away before police arrived. Corley was being escorted out of the building by two bouncers when he punched a patron standing by the door. Witnesses said the victim did nothing to agitate him. Cline said Corley's mother informed them of his whereabouts.