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HPD blotter

POSTED: July 28, 2011 7:00 a.m.

July 16: Officers stopped a vehicle on West Oglethorpe Highway that reportedly was involved in a Long County burglary. They recovered several pills that were determined to be oxycodone, a schedule 2 narcotic. The driver and passenger both were charged with possession and intent to distribute. Officers also recovered a crystalline substance suspected to be methamphetamine during a search of the vehicle.

July 19
• A man was arrested on Willowbrook Drive for obstructing a police officer and possession of marijuana after he fled the scene of a domestic disturbance. During his apprehension, officers found marijuana in his vehicle.

• Officers, responding to a report of someone drinking in the parking lot of a business on West Oglethorpe Highway, found a man passed out in his vehicle while it was still running. The man appeared incoherent even after being woken and was unfit for field sobriety tests. He later submitted to a blood alcohol test.

July 20
• A resident of Grove Point Drive reported a burglary in which $3,600 worth of video games, two laptops and a camera were stolen.

• A resident of Madison Drive reported her mother’s vehicle had been broken into. Speakers and an amplifier, worth $1,097, were stolen.

• Police pulled over a driver on Frank Cochran Drive for a seat belt violation and discovered a marijuana bud in the vehicle. The driver was cited for the seat belt violation and for possession of marijuana less than one ounce.

July 21
• Police noted a suspicious person in the area around Honey Creek Lane and were told by a witness the same person discarded something in a ditch between two residences on the street. The man did not have anything in his possession when police interviewed him, but after he left the area, police found a baggie of marijuana in the location noted by the witness.

• A vehicle spotted in the area during a previous suspicious-person investigation was seen again running a stop sign at the intersection of Lee and Fleming roads. Officers said they smelled  marijuana in the vehicle, but a search revealed amounts of seeds and leaf litter too small to collect for testing. The driver was cited for the stop sign violation.

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