Deputies from the Newton County Sheriff’s Office are looking for a man and a woman who damaged a family’s vehicle in a fit of rage Saturday.
Deputy Felicia Jefferson with the Newton County Sheriff’s Office said a deputy responded to a call about property damage on Ga. Highway 36, where a man said he accidently pulled out in front of a 2010 Mazda 6S at Eagle Drive.
The man said the Mazda then passed his 2009 Honda Accord, and once the two vehicles approached the red light, a white male driver and white female got out of the vehicle and begin to curse at the man, his wife and their children, who were in the back seat, Jefferson said.
"The complainant (man) said the male then caused damage to his vehicle. He kicked his vehicle, causing damage and dents to it. The man then stated the male and female got into their vehicle and sped off," Jefferson said.
According to Jefferson, the man was able to get the tag number and provided it to deputies, who were then able to identify the owner of the car. Jefferson said deputies attempted to contact with the owner of the vehicle, but as of now the case is a pending investigation.
Men walking through neighborhood arrested
Two men walking in the area of Settlers Grove Road were arrested after a deputy reportedly found Ecstasy and marijuana in their possession last Friday.
A report said an NCSO deputy patrolling in the area, where there had been several complaints of drug and gang activity, noticed two men — Dontavious Smith, of Douglasville and Germell Potter, of Conyers, walking down the street.
While speaking with the pair, the deputy reportedly smelled a strong odor of marijuana on Potter.
The deputy asked to see Potter’s identification, at which time Potter turned away from the deputy and pulled out his wallet. The deputy asked why he was hiding his wallet, and then asked Potter if he could search him. The deputy then reportedly found three small bags of marijuana in the wallet.
Another deputy came to the area and searched Smith, who also reportedly had marijuana on him and 11 white capsules, believed to be MCMA or Ecstasy, in his left jacket pocket.
Smith was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana less than an ounce and the purchase, possession, manufacture, distribution, or sale of controlled substances or marijuana. Potter was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana less than an ounce.
Nearly $5K worth of electronics stolen
A woman reported Tuesday that someone stole nearly $5,000 worth of electronics from her home.
A deputy with the Newton County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a home on Prince Edward Way around 2 p.m. A woman there reportedly said that someone broke out a window to enter her residence.
According to the report, she said the dressers in both bedrooms had been looked through; the drawers were pulled out of the dresser, and that the closets had been looked through. She said an iPhone, an HP laptop and a Dell laptop, were missing. The woman told the deputy that she would look through the house to make sure nothing else was missing.