Recent strange happenings in Cartersville and Bartow County include an attack on a woman who opened the door to let her dog in.
- PUBLIC SAFETY
Monday, October 1, 2012
A few police reports chronicling strange happenings in Cartersville and Bartow County throughout the weekend caught our eyes at Cartersville Patch. Here are the stories: An Adairsville woman said a man tried to attack her Friday night as she let her dog inside. About 9:30 p.m., the 42-year-old woman opened the door to her Old Highway 41 home and the man grabbed her by the head and tried to pull her outside, according to the Bartow County Sheriff's Office incident report. The dog bit the would-be attacker, who ran off through the yard, but not before the victim's head slammed into the door jam. She said she had been receiving phone calls from a man who says, "I'm watching you," but couldn't think of anyone who would wish her harm. …
Recent happenings in Cartersville and Bartow County crime include a man with two kids who fled on foot from his car and a man who was jailed for loud music.
- PUBLIC SAFETY
Friday, September 14, 2012
A routine foot patrol in a high-crime area known for illicit drugs netted Cartersville police a Tuesday night foot chase and an arrest. Officers reported they noticed about 9 p.m. at Parkway North a car with a broken windshield, a passenger who "hurriedly" got in and tried to leave, and two children in the back, ages 6 and 7, not properly buckled up. They say the front passenger, Samuel Eugene Boyd, 42, of Willis Road in Cartersville, "ran into the car upon sight of the officers," according to the incident report. Police determined Boyd was on probation, conducted a pat down and found suspected methamphetamine in a folded dollar in his back pocket. That's when Boyd allegedly ran to a nearby storage facility, according to officers, leaving …