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Posted: December 10, 2013 10:00 p.m.

Woman faces disorderly conduct charges

A woman was arrested on disorderly conduct charges Monday after her husband reported that she hit him with a beer bottle.

A Covington police officer responded to an assault call on Flower Street around 8 p.m. The officer spoke to Daisy Jeff, who reportedly said she did not know what was going on and that her husband, who called about the incident, had not been in the house all day.

However, according to the police report, the woman’s husband said that his wife hit him over the head with a beer bottle. The report said the officer noticed a small amount of blood on the man’s neck and a cut on his hand that was bleeding. The report said there were also small pieces of glass all over the man’s shirt and in his hair.

The officer noted that the wife attempted to clean up the bathroom where the incident took place, but police were still able to find blood and broken glass.

Jeff was arrested and taken to the Newton County Jail. The report said that when Jeff’s husband realized his wife was being arrested, he tried to change his story and said his wife did not do anything.

Employees reportedly steal from store

A manager reported to Covington police that two employees had been stealing from a Dollar General store.

A Covington police officer responded to the Dollar General on U.S. Highway 278 Friday after receiving a call about a theft.

The officer spoke with a manager at the store, who said an employee stole several items in November. According to the report, the manager said the female employee was "sliding" items for a customer.

The employee allegedly would ring up an item at the register and then void it, but still pass the item to the customer to take out of the store, the report said.

The customer involved was identified as the employee’s boyfriend.

The report said the manager and a loss prevention officer at the store interviewed the employee about the incident, and she reportedly gave several explanations. She reportedly quit soon after the interview.

In another case, the manager reported that another female employee stole from the store.

According to the report, the manager and a loss prevention officer confronted the employee, who admitted to taking several items. The manager said the items he knew about were significantly less than what the woman admitted to taking.

A list of the items taken was not available.

Written statements from the manager and employee were taken into evidence.

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