Sunday, April 14, 2013
A panhandler tries a new approach at a convenience store.
A Lithonia man who was panhandling at an Atlanta convenience store exposed himself to female customers when they refused to give him money, according to Creative Loafing. "Look, I have no underwear on," he told them. That still did not persuade the women to hand over any cash, the article stated. Police were called to the store on Clifton Street and arrested the 25-year-old man for disorderly conduct.
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
The man had been in the bar earlier on April 1 and escorted out for "intentionally throwing and breaking a drinking glass on the floor," the DeKalb incident report states.
A DeKalb county police officer working a part-time job at Dudleys Food & Spirits in Lithonia arrested a man who repeatedly shouted and cursed at cops and the bar manager, according to the incident report. On April 1 around 1 a.m. at Dudleys, 6691 Millwood Ln., the officer was talking in the front lot with another officer on patrol when the 41-year-old subject was observed coming up to the front of the bar, "cursing loudly at no one in particular at first" the report states. The man then cut the line, which was set up to control entry to the crowded bar, and walked inside where he was stopped by another off-duty officer and the bar manager. According to the report, the subject -- who had been in the bar a few hours earlier and escorted …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Inside the police reports: The suspect may have been a customer in the past, a restaurant employee told police.
A customer at the Waffle House at 1945 Rockbridge Rd. started cursing at another patron, then took off without paying his bill, according to Gwinnett county police. Police reported to the theft of services and disorderly conduct call at the restaurant in unincorporated Stone Mountain in Gwinnett county just after 4:30 a.m. on Feb. 16. The complainant told police that she was speaking with a group of people when the man, dressed in a gray denim hat, jacket and pants, got up from his table and started cursing at her, according to the incident report. The suspect then reportedly said, "I got mine in the car." The woman believed he was talking about a firearm, the report states. The suspect -- described as a black male 5-foot-4 inches tall, …
Friday, June 8, 2012
In this week’s Moms Talk we discuss a South Carolina mom who was carted off to jail after cheering as her daughter’s name was called at her high school graduation.
In an odd situation of pomp and repercussion, Shannon Cooper ended up in jail after cheering too loudly at her daughter’s recent high school graduation in South Carolina. Cooper and other parents at Florence High School’s graduation had been warned beforehand that loud, disruptive behavior would be punished and if they cheered for the graduates, they would be thrown out. When her daughter Iesha, 18, walked across the stage to get her diploma, Cooper did it anyway. Cooper said, "I got up, and I said 'Yeah, my baby made it. Yes!' Just a regular cheer." She was charged with disorderly conduct and taken to the Florence County Detention Center where she spent several hours until posting a $225 bond. Is that fair? People all over the country are…