Teen robbed at gunpoint
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Mar 16, 2011 | 3282 views | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Just before 1 p.m. Monday a Cartersville High School student was robbed at gunpoint.

According to a Cartersville police report, the teen was walking on Tennessee Street when he passed two subjects. The victim said one of the suspects called to him and when he turned, the suspect was pointing a pistol -- described as dark in color and smaller than a Glock Model 22.

The victim said the subject put the gun in front of his head, and following the suspect's demands, the teen said he turned over his cell phone and wallet, which combined was valued at $660. The suspect then struck the victim in the right side of the head with the gun.

The suspects left running on West Avenue in the direction of Erwin Street.

Several vehicles broken

into at walking trail

Cartersville police responded to several calls of vehicle break-ins on Sunday afternoon at Pine Mountain Trail.

According to CPD incident reports, six victims made police reports. One victim said the front passenger's side window of her Ford Expedition was broken and a silver coach bag containing $700 in cash was taken. The victim's wedding rings, valued at $3,000 was also in the purse.

Other victims reported stolen purses, debit cards, jewelry, camera, iPod, medications and other valuables were stolen. Pictures were taken at the scene, the incidents happened between 11 a.m. and noon. The trail is located at1 Pine Mountain Trail.

Woman arrested for

theft or vehicle

A Cartersville woman with an outstanding warrant was arrested during a routine traffic stop Monday afternoon. A Cartersville police officer stopped a car on Grassdale Road at Sharp Way due to a passenger not wearing a seat belt. Bartow 911 ran a check of a woman in the back seat identified as Shirley Irene Staton, which returned that she had an outstanding warrant through Bartow County Sheriff Office for vehicle theft.

Staton was placed under arrest and transported to the Bartow County jail.