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HPD blotter for Nov. 20
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Nov. 5

• Police conducting a traffic stop at West Oglethorpe Highway and Brantley Drive cited a passenger for possession of Schedule III and IV narcotics and cited the driver and another passenger for open-container violations. Officers stopped the vehicle for a center-lane violation and suspended registration. A search of the vehicle revealed a prescription bottle with three types of pills. An open bottle of vodka and an open beer can also were found.


Nov. 15

• A jewelry store on West Gen. Screven Way reported a customer paid for merchandise with two counterfeit $50 bills. The bills were not discovered until a store employee went to the bank to deposit money.


Nov. 16

• A property owner reported his vacant unit on West Oglethorpe Highway vandalized. The man told police copper electrical wire was torn from the walls, holes were made in every wall in the unit, and the porcelain kitchen sink was taken. The missing items were valued at $500.


Nov. 17

• Police cited the passenger of a vehicle for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute after conducting a traffic stop at E.G. Miles Parkway and Schoolhouse Road. The passenger threw an object out of the window before the vehicle stopped, and the object later was found to be a baggie filled with smaller bags that contained a green leafy substance consistent with marijuana. A second baggie filled with marijuana was found in the vehicle. The driver, who appeared under the influence, could not complete a breathalyzer test and was cited for DUI refusal and for driving with a suspended license.

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