Once in the patrol car, she wanted the officer to call Mayor Shirley Franklin because she wanted to complain to Franklin about the odor in the officer's patrol car. She threatened lawsuits toward the officer for discrimination and for treating her like a dog. While in the backseat of the patrol car, she lifted up her dress because she was going to urinate on the backseat. The officer stopped the car and let her urinate over a guardrail on the interstate. En route to jail, she passed out in the patrol car.
At 10:20 a.m., employees of a check-cashing company on Ponce de Leon Avenue flagged down a police officer to deal with a 38-year-old man lying on the ground, legs stretched underneath a blanket. The man was yelling at the employees. The man said, "I can lay here. Your ass is late. God let me do what I want. You ain't no woman. Shit. I'm gonna slept here. You don't tell me. I'm a man."
The officer told the man to leave. The man said, "Look, I'm a man. I can lay here, nobody tells me what to do. I'm a man." The female manager said, "He was cursing at me when I asked him to go." The officer again told the man to go. The man said, "They don't mean nothing to me. God let me do what I want to. I'm a man. If I had some crack I would show it to you 'cause that's how I am. A real man. I take no back seats." He was arrested and taken to jail.
An undercover male detective was driving along 7th Street at 9:15 p.m. when he saw a man standing in the area. The man made eye contact with the undercover officer, and pulled his pants down, revealing his penis. The detective kept driving, but radioed in for a team. The man was charged with indecency and taken to jail.
A 21-year-old woman on Linden Avenue said she called her child's father on his cell phone to get some information for child support. The child's father's girlfriend answered the phone. When the 21-year-old said she needed information for child support, the girlfriend cussed her out and hung up. The girlfriend then called the 21-year-old back and threatened to shoot her in the vagina if she put the child's father on child support.
An 18-year-old woman was outside her family's apartment on Hollywood Road when she saw her father exit the apartment wearing his heavy coat. Her sister said the father came out of the 18-year-old's daughter's room. The 18-year-old went into her 1-year-old daughter's room and discovered six cans of baby formula missing. She confronted her father, and he got mad and punched her arm.
When police arrived, the father admitted that he sold his granddaughter's formula to get money for drugs.
A man said he was sitting in his car outside a restaurant on Campbellton Road, talking to a female friend. The female friend snatched the keys out of the ignition and ran away. The man said he has been friends with the fortysomething woman for eight years. She does this a lot, he said.
An officer saw a gold Cherokee Jeep just after 1 a.m. traveling down Peachtree Road without its headlights on. The officer flashed his headlights several times, but the Jeep driver didn't respond. The officer pulled over the Jeep and spoke with the driver, a 49-year-old man. The officer noted, "The driver had 'Fumble Fingers' getting his license and insurance." The driver was charged with DUI. The officer noted that the driver was "whiney -- claimed I was ruining his life."
A 25-year-old woman on Gary Road told police her boyfriend would not give back some clothing that she bought for him on a shopping spree. The officer said, since the clothing was given as a gift, the boyfriend didn't have to return the clothes. The woman got mad and shouted, "If he won't give back my clothes, then I want to press charges on him for jumping on me."
The woman had no scars or visible marks on her body. The boyfriend said she was mad because he was going to stay with his mother and take care of her. The officer asked why she wanted the clothes back. She said because her boyfriend wore them early and they were supposed to wear their outfits together. No charges filed.
A 39-year-old man parked his '88 Ford Escort on Blyss Avenue April 6. When he returned to his car April 23, the car was severely damaged: windows were broken, the license tag and battery were gone, the ignition and hood were damaged. According to the 39-year-old, his previous landlord said he was the one who damaged the car because it took too long for the 39-year-old to move it.
All items in the Blotter are taken from actual Atlanta police reports and are public record.
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