• A man said he was sitting on a front porch talking to a friend in Yamacraw when a man came up, pointed a shotgun at him and demanded to know what he had said about his girlfriend. The victim said he didn’t know what the suspect was talking about. The suspect then “struck him several times on the top of the head with the handle of the gun.” The victim told the suspect “that he might as well shoot him, because he was a Vietnam veteran.” The suspect then walked off. A witness reported seeing him earlier walking out with a towel wrapped around something. The victim was treated at the scene for minor abrasions and given a case report number. He also was advised of warrant procedures.


• Due to a rash of vehicle break-ins, a man was stopped for questioning at the intersection of Liberty and Lincoln. He gave a name, birth date and his age, The officer told him his age did not match the birth date. The man gave another birth date, and was told again it didn’t match. At that point, “the arrestee became very silent and began to look as if he was going to flee.” He was placed in handcuffs, then said of his own free will, “I’m ready to stop lying.” He then gave a different name and birth date. He was arrested and taken to jail for obstruction of justice.


• A woman called police after her husband became disorderly. The man broke chinaware, knocked the computer onto the floor, turned over the entertainment console and broke a television and two lamps. Police learned he was wanted on a warrant from another city and he was arrested and taken to jail.


• An officer on routine patrol was flagged down about a suspicious vehicle by a person who was cleaning parking lots at the intersection of Abercorn Street and Apache Avenue. The vehicle in question was abandoned. It had “body damage to the driver’s side, a crushed windshield, two flat tires, a Virginia tag that does not exist on the NCIC data base and evidence that someone attempted to use a tool to enter or steal the vehicle.” It was towed to a secure location.



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