Vehicle shot with local man inside
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Cartersville police were called to the scene Friday night where a Cartersville man said his vehicle was shot several times by an unknown suspect.

According to the report, the victim was parked in the lot of 51 Fairview St. just after 9 p.m. in his Chevrolet Blazer when several black males walked in front of the vehicle. One the men allegedly pulled a gun and began shooting.

The man said that when the shooting began, he put the Blazer in drive and left. He could not say in which direction the suspects traveled.

Three shell casings from a .45 Auto were located in the parking lot. The officer observed entrance bullet holes in the front windshield, one in the right mirror and one in the right window visor, along with holes in both rear seats, and the back window was shot out.

The victim suffered from small cuts to the face and right arm, along with glass in his throat, when the windshield was shot out.

According to the victim, the men were in their late teens to early 20s, wearing black pants, black shirts and black hats, possibly around 6 feet tall and weighing about 160 pounds.

Fight breaks out at Waffle House

A brawl at Waffle House, 805 West Ave., ended with the arrest of three people early Sunday.

According to the Cartersville report, police were called at 2 a.m. to the restaurant, where an employee said four people became involved in a fight.

The employee said James Charles Woody, 29, of Dallas; Amanda Jenilee Woody, 25, of Dallas; and Mollie Louise Densley, 26, of Jackson, were sitting in a booth behind the other man involved. When the victim made comments about the women with James Woody, he became irate, leaving and coming back in an attempt to get the victim outside to fight.

According to the employee, the victim tried to explain there was no point in going outside when James Woody rushed toward him. A verbal argument ensued before James Woody and his friends left, with a patron locking the door behind them.

James Woody returned, and finding the door locked, kicked the door twice causing it to shatter. When he entered, Woody swung at the victim and a fight ensued, with Amanda Woody and Mollie Densley joining in.

Witnesses verified the employee's statement.

James Woody was arrested and charged with criminal trespass and simple battery. Amanda Woody and Densley were arrested and charged with simple battery.

Alabama man arrested for pedestrian under the influence

Bartow County Sheriff's deputies were called about 8 p.m. to Highway 20 and Interstate 75 after a white man was reported lying on the concrete divider of the on-ramp.

Matthew Herren, 34, of 28400 Highway 48, Woodland, Ala., told police his wife had "put him out" on the side of the interstate because he disapproved of her going to her brother's wedding.

Herren was arrested and charged with pedestrian under the influence.

Thousands in wiring stolen from power line

Saturday morning a technician for Frontier Communications told BCSO deputies that someone had removed wiring from the power line right of way near the Tyson food plant. The cost to repair the damage was estimated at $6,000.

Accidents and fires

Cartersville police reported working five accidents Saturday, including one with an arrest, with three injuries none serious.

Chazera Jamal Harris of Rosewood Lane, Cartersville, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence and due care about 9 p.m. Saturday. Harris' 2006 Chevy Malibu struck a 2003 Mitsubishi Lancer on North Tennessee Street at Guyton Road. No one was injured.

The Georgia State Patrol reported no serious accidents or injuries in the 24 hours through 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

Bartow County and Cartersville fire departments reported working no fires in the same time period.