Teen stabbed in park­ing lot dur­ing fight

The Covington News - - Sports - DANIELLE EVER­SON deverson@cov­news.com

A teen was re­port­edly stabbed af­ter sev­eral fights broke out in the park­ing lot of Com­mu­ni­ca­tion Work­ers-Amer­ica early Mon­day morn­ing.

Cov­ing­ton po­lice ar­rived to the CWA build­ing lo­cated on City Pond Road around 1 a.m. in re­sponse to a phone call about a fight hap­pen­ing.

Po­lice said a num­ber of peo­ple were run­ning through the park­ing lot and “a large num­ber of males” were fight­ing.

When more po­lice of­fi­cers re­port­edly ar­rived to the scene, the crowd be­gan to run away.

Po­lice said a deputy with the New­ton County Sher­iff’s Of­fice told them a stabbed teen had man­aged to es­cape to a nearby Shell gas sta­tion.

Ac­cord­ing to a po­lice re­port, the teen had three stab wounds on his right lower torso and his right up­per arm.

Po­lice said the young man was alert and talk­ing and told of­fi­cers he didn’t know the peo­ple who jumped him.

The teen’s brother told of­fi­cers he was in the area when the fights broke out at the CWA build­ing, but he did not see his brother get beat up.

Po­lice said EMS treated the teen for his in­juries. He was taken to Grady Memo­rial Hospi­tal with his brother.

Po­lice said they in­formed the teen’s mother about what hap­pened and where he was taken for treat­ment. Cou­ple gets into a fight over al­co­hol and a dog

An al­leged ar­gu­ment about al­co­hol and a pet led to a woman get­ting hit by her hus­band on Mon­day morn­ing. Ac­cord­ing to a Cov­ing­ton po­lice re­port, the woman told of­fi­cers her hus­band Alphonso Printup, came home af­ter hav­ing beers at her dad’s house and was “highly in­tox­i­cated.” She told po­lice that when she ques­tioned Printup about hav­ing the beers, they be­gan to ar­gue. She said she went to bed af­ter the ar­gu­ment and her hus­band soon fol­lowed her into the room. She said Printup did not want to go to sleep, but wanted to continue drink­ing and asked her to join him. The woman said Printup then mo­tioned for their dog to get in the bed with them, but then yelled at the dog and told him to get down. She said she then asked him why he yelled at the dog and he be­came up­set and started yelling, “You would rather have that dog in the bed more than me.” She told po­lice Printup then be­gan mak­ing mo­tions to hit her and he broke her cell phone when she tried to call po­lice. Po­lice de­scribed the woman as hav­ing “a black eye and a busted lip.” Po­lice said Printup left the area af­ter the al­ter­ca­tion. He is charged with sim­ple bat­tery and sev­eral other charges. Man’s car stolen from Dunkin Donuts park­ing lot

A man told Cov­ing­ton po­lice that his car was stolen from the park­ing lot of Dunkin’ Donuts af­ter park­ing it there for sale. Daniel Hicks told po­lice he parked his bur­gundy four-door 2006 Chevro­let Im­pala in the park­ing lot with a for sale sign on Fri­day. He said he went back on Satur­day to check on the ve­hi­cle and dis­cov­ered it was miss­ing. Hicks told po­lice he asked em­ploy­ees at Dunkin’ Donuts about the car, but no one saw any sus­pi­cious ac­tiv­ity. Po­lice said there was no sign of glass on the ground or any vis­i­ble signs to show the car was taken by force. Po­lice placed a BOLO out on the ve­hi­cle. The Ge­or­gia tag num­ber on

the ve­hi­cle is BVC 1199. Thief steals equip­ment from Food De­pot

A man­ager at the Food De­pot lo­cated on U.S. High­way 278 told Cov­ing­ton po­lice an un­known man with a white flat bed truck backed into the gro­cery store and took sev­eral items. The man­ager said he watched a video record­ing of a man load­ing eight to 10 wood pal­lets, 30 to 40 plas­tic bread trays and 30 to 40 plas­tic stor­age con­tain­ers on the back of a truck on Fri­day around 4 a.m. The man­ager said the man then drove off with the items around 4:30 a.m. The cost of the items was un­known. Man ar­rested for loi­ter­ing and prowl­ing

A Cov­ing­ton man was ar­rested for prowl­ing on Fri­day. A woman told dis­patch she no­ticed a man look­ing through her win­dow. A NCSO deputy went to her home at Salem Glenn Way. She de­scribed the man to the deputy and told him the man ran away once she no­ticed him. The deputy found Nick­o­las Felder, who re­port­edly fit the de­scrip­tion, in a car in the area. Felder is charged

with loi­ter­ing and prowl­ing. Man re­port­edly writes bo­gus check to fenc­ing com­pany

An em­ployee with Bull­dawg Fence Com­pany said a cus­tomer wrote him a bad check.

The man told Cov­ing­ton po­lice he built a fence on July 9 for Wil­liam Carey. He said Carey wrote him a check for $1,020 af­ter he fin­ished in­stalling the fence. The em­ployee said when he tried to cash the check, it was re­turned be­cause the ac­count was closed. The man told po­lice he has started pro­ceed­ings for col­lect­ing the funds and would seek a war­rant if he did not pay. Man ar­rested for al­legedly as­sault­ing a woman

A woman said she was as­saulted by a Cov­ing­ton man on Thurs­day. A NCSO deputy spoke with a woman who was sit­ting in her car on Ridge Point Drive. She told the deputy she was vis­it­ing her friend Omari Sten­nett, and he as­saulted her. The woman re­port­edly had in­juries on her arm. Af­ter talk­ing with the woman, the deputy spoke to Sten­nett who told of­fi­cers he did not know the woman. The deputy re­port- ed that Sten­nett was un­der the influence of al­co­hol and gave him false in­for­ma­tion. Sten­nett was ar­rested and taken to the New­ton County Jail. He is charged with bat­tery and giv­ing a false name and in­for­ma­tion to po­lice. Two men ar­rested for steal­ing from Wal­mart

Two Cov­ing­ton men re­port­edly stole from the Wal­mart on Salem Road on Wed­nes­day. A deputy with the New­ton County Sher­iff’s Of­fice re­sponded to a call from an em­ployee who caught Raleigh An­der­son and Gary Wil­liams tak­ing items from the store. The men re­port­edly stole $52 worth of mer­chan­dise. An­der­son and Wil­liams are charged with theft by shoplift­ing. Un­known per­son bur­glar­izes car lot

Some­one re­port­edly stole from Sel­lars Mo­tors on Ga. High­way 162 on Wed­nes­day night. A man told a NCSO deputy an un­known per­son came onto the prop­erty and went through six cars at the im­pound lot. Ac­cord­ing to the deputy’s re­port, about $4,650 worth of items were stolen from the ve­hi­cles.

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