Traffic Stop leads to drug and forgery arrests
Earlier this month, Forsyth County deputies performed a traffic stop on a vehicle with an expired temporary tag, and during the course of their investigation found marijuana, drug related objects and a counterfeit $100 bill.
According to a Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office incident report filed May 8, 2018, deputies stopped a silver Chevrolet truck at the intersection of Hwy. 53 and Knight Road and found two passengers.
The driver of the vehicle allegedly told deputies that he had purchased the vehicle a few months ago, despite the fact that an insurance card showed that insurance had been bought for the vehicle in November 2017.
“While speaking with [the driver] at the driver’s door, I smelled an odor of marijuana coming from the inside of the vehicle,” the report states.
After being asked by deputies several times if there was any marijuana in the vehicle, the driver allegedly admitted that he had a “one hitter” marijuana pipe in the vehicle’s center console.
Upon a search of the vehicle, a “fake” $100 bill and a license plate belonging to the vehicles previous owner were found.
The deputy then arrested the driver of the truck, citing that the driver “admitted he knew” the fake bill was in his vehicle and knew “it was a fake $100 bill.”
The driver was charged with forgery, possession of marijuana, possession of drug related objects and driving with an expired license, and was booked into the Forsyth County Jail.
Authorities arrest intoxicated woman walking in road
According to a Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office incident report filed May 10, 2018, deputies responded to an address on S. Clements Road near Peachtree Road and found a green sedan parked in the “middle of the drive lane” and found the owner of the vehicle walking down S. Clements Road.
The report states when deputies made contact with the driver, a 25-year-old female, she allegedly stated that she was walking home, but could not provide an address beyond that it was, “in the subdivision down the road.”
When a deputy asked the driver why she had parked her car in the middle of S. Clements Road and she allegedly replied that, “she didn’t know she had.”
Upon searching the area of the vehicle, an empty 60 tablet bottle of alprazolam “not to be refilled until 10/16/2018” and belonging to the driver was found.
The report states that when deputies determined the drivers address, it was a residence in Alpharetta “nowhere near the location that she was walking on the road.”
Charged with pedestrian under the influence, the driver was arrested and taken to the Forsyth County Jail.
One arrested for shoplifting supplement pills
A local man has been arrested by the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office after he was allegedly witnessed shoplifting dietary supplements from a Walmart in south Forsyth.
According to an incident report from the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office filed May 11, 2018, at about 9:30 p.m., a Walmart asset protection employee saw the suspect take several bottles of supplement pills into the shoe department and pour the contents into his cargo pockets. The suspect then allegedly, “stuffed the empty packages into shoes for sale.”
The report states that, when the suspect was confronted by a deputy and store employee at the front of the store he was arrested and placed in “investigative detention” while his person was searched.
In the cargo pockets of the suspect’s pants, the deputy found, “a large amount of loose supplement pills,” totaling $115.58 in value.
The suspect was then charged with theft by shoplifting and was taken to the Forsyth County Jail, the report stated.