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Woman reports threats from fisherman
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A woman said she was threatened by a fisherman after she made a request concerning a pond behind her property.

A deputy with the Newton County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call about trespassing at a home at Dove Landing around 6 p.m. Thursday.

According to an incident report, the woman told the deputy that several males had been on her property and one of them had threatened her. She said there is a pond behind her property and neighbors come there to go fishing on occasion. On Thursday, she said two adult males and one child were on her property to fish.

The woman said she told the men to make sure they threw back whatever they caught, and she said that’s when one of the males began to call the woman names and threatened her.

The woman gave a description of one of the males to a deputy, and also told the deputy where the men might live, but the deputy was unable to make contact with them.

Grandmother reports assault

A grandmother and her grandson reported that they were assaulted Wednesday by the boyfriend of the boy’s mother.

Deputies were called to a home on Gum Tree Court in reference to a family fight around 8:30 p.m. When deputies arrived, they met with the juvenile victim and his grandmother, who told deputies they were assaulted by a male who also lived in the house.

According to the report, the grandmother, the juvenile victim and his mother were assaulted by the mother’s boyfriend. Deputies reported the mother had left with her boyfriend to go to the hospital prior to their arrival because she reportedly had visible injuries. Cortney Morrison, public information officer with the NCSO, said deputies weren’t able to make contact with the mother or boyfriend. She said the case was forwarded to criminal investigators.

Porn magazines, knives stolen

A woman reported that two juveniles in her neighborhood were possibly responsible for stealing knives and pornographic publications from her home on Tuesday.

NCSO deputies were dispatched to a mobile home on Ga. Highway 11 on Sept. 3 in reference to a burglary. A woman told deputies she left her home around 11:45 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, and returned around 6 p.m. that evening to find that someone had gone through her bedroom.

The report said the woman had left several windows open because the air conditioning wasn’t working. It was also reported that the tin underpinning underneath one of the open windows was damaged, which was believed to be how entry was made into the house.

The woman said she initially thought that several knives from her husband’s collection were the only items missing, and instead of reporting the burglary, she "put the word out in the trailer park," urging whoever stole the items to return them.

On Tuesday night, she said, the knives were back on her porch and she was told by neighbors that two juvenile males in the neighborhood were responsible for the theft.

The woman said she noticed Wednesday that more items were missing, including at least a dozen pornographic movies and at least six pornographic magazines.

She said she decided to call and report the items missing in case the juveniles tried to say she gave them the material.