Man requests cash for cocaine
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Cartersville police were dispatched to a criminal trespass report Saturday about 12:14 a.m. at 1 Crestwood Court.

The complainant stated that a white man had knocked on her door, requesting to borrow $10 to purchase cocaine.

According to the report, the officer observed a male fitting the description walking down Crestwood Court at Crestwood Drive. After performing a pat down the officer received voluntary permission from the man to perform a search of his person. While searching the man, the officer discovered a Marlboro box containing a suspected crack pipe, steel wool, and a nail that the man stated he used to smoke cocaine with.

The suspect confirmed that he approached the complainant's home and that he did not know the resident. The deputy placed the man under arrest and transported him to Bartow County Jail where he was charged with possession of tools for the commission of a crime and criminal trespass.

Woman steals six pack of beer

A Cartersville police officer responded to a theft call at 1:14 a.m. Friday at the Kangaroo store located at 1361 Joe Frank Harris Parkway. Upon arrival the complainant, an employee, stated that a white female entered the store around 1:05 a.m. asking if it was too late to buy a beer. He stated that it was and the female asked to use the restroom.

The employee said that after the woman returned from the bathroom she said, "This is how this is going to go down. I'm going to get a six pack and drop some money on the counter." The employee informed the woman that his job would be in jeopardy if that happened.

The woman took a six pack of Bud Light and tossed $4 on the counter before running from the store. She got in a dark brown, four-door Honda Accord driven by a black male. The car sped off toward Iron Belt Road.

The employee said he had never seen the woman in the store before. He described her as 5 feet 6 inches to 5 feet 7 inches in height, heavy set, with a recent bruise in the area of her left eye. The employee said the value of the beer taken was $8. No store video was available.

Man attacked by neighbor

Cartersville police responded to a call Thursday night in reference to a fight at 1400 Joe Frank Harris Parkway. Upon arrival the complainant told the officer that one of his neighbors and brother attacked him, punching him in the back of the head and throwing him down to the ground.

The victim's girlfriend said she heard the commotion and came outside and saw the victim on the ground being punched by the two men. Another witness said he saw the same thing.

The suspect was arrested and transported to Bartow County Jail; his brother left the scene prior to the officer's arrival.

Woman's wallet stolen in store parking lot

A Bartow County Sheriff's Office deputy responded to Dollar General, 1316 Cassville Road, Thursday morning in reference to theft. According to the report, a female complainant said while unloading her buggy an unknown person removed her wallet from the top of her vehicle. The complainant stated she put her wallet on top of her car to remove bags from the cart, and when she went to get it, it was gone.

Woman arrested for biting estranged husband

A BCSO deputy responded to a domestic violence call Thursday night at 8 Catherine Way. Upon arrival the officer observed a male holding a female down, he separated the two and spoke with the female, who stated the pair were married but had been separated for four months. She said she was at her mother-in-law's house to get a vehicle she co-owns with her husband. He told her she couldn't have it and asked her to leave, then attempted to push her out the door.

The woman stated that she started swinging. The male said he asked his wife to leave once she came to the residence. He stated that as he tried to push her away and close the door she became "ecstatic." In the process his shirt was pulled off and he was bitten on the chest and arm.

He said he held his wife down while his brother called 911. The officer observed two bite marks on the man's body and the woman was placed under arrest and transported to the Bartow County jail without incident.

Man becomes violent in dispute

A BCSO deputy responded to a neighborly dispute regarding a discharge of a firearm near a public highway about 2:10 Friday afternoon.

According to the deputy's report, the complainant stated that the neighbor threw a can of dog food at his dogs and later fired two gun shots. The neighbor admitted to throwing the can at the dogs and firing the two shots from a .22 pistol in his front yard. The complainant was upset over the possibility of what could have happened, and based on the discharge of a weapon without justification near a public highway, a warrant was issued for the man and he was arrested and transported to the jail without incident.