An Adairsville man said he was stuck with a syringe that was in a bag of bird seed he purchased at the Cartersville Walmart, where 15 needles were found in previous incidents.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Bartow County Sheriff's Office authorities are investigating after an Adairsville man was stuck with a syringe that was in a bag of bird seed he purchased at the Cartersville Walmart.
An Adairsville man was stuck with a syringe he said was in a sealed bag he purchased at the Walmart in Cartersville. He notified Bartow County Sheriff's Office authorities Wednesday morning, soon after opening the bag of bird seed at his Pleasant Valley Road home, according to the incident report, attached. The victim, 52, said he opened the bag and was stuck by a sharp object, which he later determined was a needle from a syringe. Deputies collected it as evidence, and investigators are looking into the incident. It's different than the rash of syringe finds at the Cartersville Walmart more than a year ago, said Sgt. Jonathan Rogers. A total of 15 syringes of differing types were found in merchandise throughout a two-month period and at …
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Bartow County authorities are asking for the public's help in identifying the woman who left the Cartersville store in an SUV with Alabama plates.
Authorities say a woman shown in Walmart surveillance footage shoplifted at the Cartersville store, then assaulted an employee who tried to confront her about it. Bartow County Sheriff's Office investigators want to identify the woman who was wearing a jersey with the No. 2 in connection with the Friday incident about 6 p.m. Witnesses later spotted her leaving in a silver SUV with Alabama tags. Anyone with information as to the woman's identity should call the Criminal Investigations Division at 770-382-5050, extension 6030, or click Report A Crime! on the department's Facebook page. Tell us what you think in the comments below and don’t miss any of the local news you care about—subscribe to Cartersville Patch's newsletter, like us on …
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Bartow County authorities say Cartersville Walmart's surveillance system captured the suspect take a wallet containing $60 in cash from the victim's purse.
Updated Thursday, 10 a.m. As a result of tips, authorities arrested Wendy Ann Gayton, 51, of Cartersville, who is charged with theft by taking in connection with the case. Original Report A woman who reported she found a wallet Monday at Walmart is suspected of taking it from the purse of an elderly victim as she shopped in the Cartersville store. The local woman, 88, said she was shopping for umbrellas before 8 p.m. when a woman approached from behind, according to the Bartow County Sheriff's Office report. The victim turned around, startling the alleged thief, and said, "Did you take my wallet out of my purse?" The suspect said, "No. Do you want to look in my purse?" The older woman did so, but did not spot her wallet in the purse, and …
Friday, August 3, 2012
The advertisement filmed in the Cartersville Walmart earlier this week is set to run on metro Atlanta TV through Monday.
The above commercial was filmed earlier this week in Cartersville's Walmart. Company spokesman Molly Philhours said the ad will run on metro Atlanta TV through Monday.
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Bartow County authorities say a man whose image was captured on video surveillance has twice taken eye wear from Pear Vision.
Authorities in Cartersville are trying to identify a man accused of stealing several sunglasses in two separate incidents at Pearl Vison. About 1 p.m. Saturday, the African-American man wearing a white shirt and dark-colored shorts took a pair of sunglasses without paying and drove off in a white passenger car, according to the Bartow County Sheriff's Office incident report. That was the second time he stole sunglasses, according to Pearl Vision employees. They said the same man, in the same manner took three pairs of sunglasses in an incident about a week earlier. If you have information on the identity of the suspected sunglasses shoplifter, call the Criminal Investigations Division at 770-382-5050, extension 6030, or click Report A …
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Bartow County Sheriff's authorities want to hear from you if you recognize the man or woman accused of stealing a bicycle and computer from Walmart.
Bartow County Sheriff's Office officials released surveillance camera photos of a couple they say stole the laptop and bicycle from Walmart. The two went to the store March 30 during the early morning hours, and authorities say the man rode out on the bicycle carrying stolen merchandise. The woman was described as a white and in her mid 20s, about 5-feet-5-inches tall and 220 pounds, with brown hair, and wearing a pink shirt and light blue pajama pants. The man was described as a white, about 5-feet-8-inches tall and 150 pounds, and wearing all black clothing including a black ballcap. Police say the woman exited the store shortly before the man and went to a dark-colored passenger car. The man left riding a black BMX with gold-colored …