Man requests indecent photo via Facebook
by Staff Report
Dec 28, 2010 | 3297 views | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend | print
A Bartow County Sheriff's Office deputy responded to a enticing a child for indecent purposes call on Christmas day.

According to the deputy's report, the complainant said his 13-year-old daughter was asked to send nude photographs by a 20-year-old male posing as a 16-year-old she met on Facebook. The complainant said he found out the male's age on his profile and that he possibly lives in California.

Son arrested after mom bans girlfriend from their home

A 21-year-old was arrested Sunday morning after a BCSO deputy responded to a criminal trespass under the Family Violence Act call at 59 Sequoyah Trail.

Upon arrival the deputy spoke with complainant who said her son, Justin Purcell, became irate after she said his girlfriend was no longer allowed on the property. The complainant said Purcell threw coffee creamer against the wall breaking a picture frame. He also threw a coffee cup, which put a hole in the door.

The deputy observed the hole in the door. Purcell told the deputy he didn't remember what happened. He was arrested and charged without further incident.

Homeless man takes shelter from cold

A Bartow County deputy responded to a burglary in progress call on Sunday afternoon at Hanger Prosthetics and Orthotics located at 17 Felton Place. Upon arrival he met with the complainant, a co-manger of the business, who stated that she noticed the door closed to one of the exam rooms and the light on. She said she could hear someone in the room and left the business to call 911.

The deputy searched the room and found a male lying on the floor reading a magazine. He stated that he came in through an unlocked side window to get out of the cold because he is homeless. There were no damages or anything missing; the complainant didn't want to press any criminal charges. The male was given a warning and left on foot.

Man arrested for driving under the influence

A Bartow County deputy patrolling on Sunday night observed a vehicle traveling in the opposite lane in the Sugar Valley Road area. The vehicle started coasting toward the edge of the roadway, causing the passenger's side of the vehicle to leave the roadway and into the ditch. The deputy initiated a traffic stop, and upon contact with the driver, who was identified as David Turner, the deputy could smell alcohol. Turner admitted that he consumed about four or five beverages approximately three to four hours prior.

He was placed under arrest and charged with driving under the influence and failure to maintain lane after agreeing to take a sobriety test.