Barbara Ann Patterson was stopped Monday afternoon after the deputy observed the car she was driving had no tag.
When identification was requested, Patterson told the officer that she left her license at Walmart while purchasing medicine. She told the deputy her name was Bobbie Kelly and date of birth was Oct. 24, 1953. A GCIC revealed that the driver was not found and a check with Bartow County revealed the same results. A check was made for both the state of Georgia and Arkansas.
The officer asked the driver if she had any more identification and a purse, she stated yes and gave the officer consent to check her purse. In the purse the officer found a Georgia EBT card with the name Barbara Ann Patterson-Kelly on it. The officer had Bartow County run a check, the name came back unfound. The officer also requested identification from the passenger and owner of the vehicle later identified as Ron James Earwood. The officer asked Earwood for permission to search the car, which he granted. The search revealed a Georgia dealer tag in the back seat area. A GCIC check of the tag came back from the Marietta Police Department as stolen. California Auto Sales reported the tag stolen on April 27.
Earwood said he collects strap metal and found the tag on Interstate 75. Earwood was placed under arrest for theft by receiving stolen property. Patterson was charged with giving false name and date of birth.
Group arrested for shoplifting at Belk
Four individuals, including a juvenile, were arrested Monday night for shoplifting.
A Cartersville police officer responded to a shoplifting in progress, and upon arrival met with Belk's loss prevention officer who had two suspects in handcuffs in the lobby. The suspects along with their accomplices were taken to the Loss Prevention office where two shirts and two pair of pants were recovered.
The loss prevention officer stated he observed two of the individuals take tags off the items and place them under their clothing. He also recovered several bracelets and necklaces from the other suspects, including the juvenile. The total cost of the items came to $447, according to the loss prevention officer.
All suspects were arrested and charged with theft by shoplifting. The Department of Juvenile Justice was contacted for processing of the juvenile. He was released into the custody of his parents after being processed. All others were released on bond.
Man tries to purchase cigarettes with a fake $50
A Cartersville police officer responded to Ingles grocery store Monday night in reference to a forgery report.
Upon arrival the officer spoke to an employee who stated that an unknown male attempted to purchase a pack of cigarettes and Coke with a fraudulent $50. The man told the officer that he received the bill while getting change but could not remember where. He said he didn't know the bill was fake. The officer confiscated the bill.
Convicted felon charged with gun possession
A man walking on Etowah Drive early Tuesday morning caught the attention of a Cartersville police officer.
The man fit the description of a suspicious male that was on the be on the lookout list. The officer stopped his vehicle to talk with the male. While exiting the patrol car the officer noticed the man throw a silver pistol on the ground. While talking with the male, later identified as Robert Vincas Haynes, the officer smelled a strong odor of marijuana coming from Haynes.
Haynes told the officer that he had just been robbed and was attempting to walk home. The officer asked Haynes if he had any marijuana on him, to which Haynes responded yes and gave the officer consent to search his front pocket. The officer found marijuana along with a black metal container with multiple pills inside.
Haynes was placed under arrest and charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. He also was charged with three counts of Violation of the Georgia Controlled Substance Act. Records indicated that Haynes has a felony charge through Fort Worth (Texas) Police Department for burglary.
Man arrested for criminal trespassing
A Cartersville police officer responded to a call in reference to a domestic dispute early Tuesday morning.
Upon arrival the officer met with a female complainant who stated that the suspect, identified as Bryson Sims, had become upset with her and was trying to take the furniture out of the home. The officer observed bedroom furniture in the living room. The female said she is seven months pregnant and needs the bed to sleep on. The officer spoke with Sims, who said he was angry and wanted to leave with his items. He told the officer he was taking it to a dump.
The officer noticed blood on Sims' pants and a small cut on his finger he said he received after punching the wall. The officer observed the damage done to the wall and was advised that Sims had been drinking and had also threatened to harm the unborn baby. Records indicated that a criminal trespass warning was issued to Sims on Nov. 3 not to return to the residence in reference to a similar incident with both parties.
He was arrested and charged with two counts of criminal trespass under the Family Violence Act.
Couple arrested for meth possession
A Bartow County deputy responded to a missing person report on Monday afternoon. Upon arrival at 67 Baker Road S.W. the deputy met with a woman who said she had not been able to contact her sister since Saturday afternoon. She told the officer that her sister has been known to keep the company of an abusive man identified as Thomas Andrew Stroud Jr. The complainant gave the deputy the address of Stroud and asked him to check for her sister there.
The officer traveled to the residence and made contact with Stroud, asking if he was alone. Stroud stated his girlfriend was in the bedroom. Stroud gave the officer access to the bedroom to speak with the girlfriend, identified as Niki Adkison.
While speaking with Adkison the officer observed a suspected glass methamphetamine pipe sitting in the ashtray as well as a burned suspected marijuana cigarette. There also was an open safe sitting next to the bed with two small bags of a crystal-like substance inside suspected to be methamphetamine. Adkison said the items were not hers. The officer noticed a small purse next to a bed, which Adkison said was her purse. The officer noticed two unused hypodermic needles in plain sight on top and a small black leather zip-up pouch, which contained another small plastic bag of crystal-like substance.
Both Stroud and Adkison were arrested and transported to the BCSO.