Canton police seek help to ID fraud suspect
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Sep 26, 2010 | 1748 views | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend | print
On Aug. 13, a victim reported that her wallet was stolen from her office at Medical Associates of North Georgia, located at 320 Hospital Road in Canton. The victim's debit/credit card was used in Canton and Cartersville to make several transactions. The transactions occurred Aug. 12 and totaled $468.35

Canton police need help in identifying the suspect who is seen using the victim's credit cards. The suspect is described as a black, heavy set female who was wearing a blue shirt and plaid shorts. The suspect was driving a white vehicle, possibly a Toyota Camry or a similar type vehicle.

Anyone who can provide information on the identity of the suspect is asked to call Det. Combs at 770-720-4883. Callers can remain anonymous by calling the tip line at 770-345-4189.

Teen reports threats, assault with gun

A 19-year-old man's mother told Cartersville police Thursday someone pointed a gun at the teen Sunday then drove by Thursday holding a firearm out the window, threatening to come back.

According to the incident report, the woman said the person pulled a gun on man around 10 p.m. Sunday in his Mountain Chase garage. Thursday around midnight the suspect drove by, his passenger holding a gun out the window.

The suspects parked in front of the woman's home around 9 p.m. Thursday after commenting they would be back.

Man reports wiring taken from well

A Taylorsville man reported to the Bartow County Sheriff's Office that someone had taken copper wiring and the pressure regulator from the well pump on his property.

The man said the wiring feeds into a tube that goes about 300 feet below ground, which would mean the thief could have taken up to 300 feet of wiring. The cost to make repairs was about $4,500.