Dog fe­ces found on equip­ment at a busi­ness

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

An un­known per­son put dog fe­ces on equip­ment at a busi­ness on Tues­day. Cov­ing­ton po­lice said on Thurs­day, an em­ployee at Ge­or­gia Re­hab Ser­vices told them some­one came into the busi­ness and put dog fe­ces on a pil­low on one of the ex­am­i­na­tion tables. The man said the per­son also emp­tied a trash­can in the build­ing. The man told po­lice he be­lieved a for­mer em­ployee might have got­ten into the build­ing. Ac­cord­ing to the po­lice re­port, there were no signs of forced en­try and noth­ing ap­peared to be miss­ing. Man ar­rested for steal­ing wire­less router from Wal­mart

A Cov­ing­ton man was ar­rested on Wed­nes­day af­ter he was caught tak­ing a wire­less router from the Wal­mart on Salem Road. A re­port from the New­ton County Sher­iff’s Of­fice said a loss preven­tion em­ployee no­ticed Ken­neth Perry take two wire­less routers from the elec­tron­ics depart­ment and walk to the ce­real aisle of the gro­cery sec­tion. She told po­lice while on that aisle, Perry opened one of the boxes and placed a wire­less router in his pocket. The em­ployee said Perry placed the other un­opened wire­less box on the shelf and then pro­ceeded to self-check­out to pay for his other items. Perry was charged with theft by shoplift­ing. Man runs past Kroger em­ployee af­ter re­port­edly steal­ing from store

Cov­ing­ton po­lice searched for a man who re­port­edly stole sev­eral items from the Kroger on U.S. High­way 278 on Wed­nes­day. Ac­cord­ing to a po­lice re­port, po­lice spoke with a store man­ager who said “a stocky black male with about seven twists in the front of his hair” put sev­eral items in his pants and at­tempted to leave the store. The man­ager told po­lice that when a loss preven­tion em­ployee con­fronted the man about the items, he pushed pass the em­ployee and ran across the street to­ward Stalvey’s res­tau­rant. Po­lice were un­able to lo­cate the man. The man­ager said the man was cap­tured on sur­veil­lance video. Woman com­plains about ha­rass­ing calls at her job

A Cov­ing­ton woman told a deputy with the New­ton County Sher­iff’s Of­fice that her brother’s girl­friend has been ha­rass­ing her with phone calls at her job. The woman said she’s a branch man­ager with a bank and when­ever her brother’s girl­friend gets mad with him, she calls the bank to com­plain about her. She said her brother’s girl­friend has been call­ing dif­fer­ent banks within her branch try­ing to get her fired for the past year. The woman said her brother’s girl­friend even called the bank’s main of­fice and claimed that she was ha­rass­ing her. The deputy ad­vised the woman to contact the dis­trict at­tor­ney’s of­fice for more in­for­ma­tion on seek­ing a tem­po­rary pro­tec­tion or­der.

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