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Womans car towed away by wrecker but not returned
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An officer reported to Auto Zone on U.S. Highway 278 this week to meet with a woman who said someone stole her car.

The woman told the officer that when her 2004 Ford Expedition broke down in the Krystal’s parking lot on U.S. 278, she did a Google search on her phone to find and call a wrecker company. Within five minutes, the wrecker arrived.

She described the wrecker truck as a black rollback with blue and gray lettering, and the person driving the vehicle as a black male between the ages of 25–35 with a goatee and a bottom row of gold teeth.

The woman said the man loaded her vehicle and was supposed to meet her at Auto Zone, but when she arrived at Auto Zone, the wrecker did not show up.

The woman said she again called the phone number for the wrecker, and a woman who answered the phone said the driver was near Sonic and would arrive soon.

The police officer had dispatch check with wrecker services in the area, and no wrecker service reported having towed the woman’s 2004 Ford Expedition. The woman gave officers a Florida tag number. However, the report said, a check of records did not yield any information on a vehicle with that tag number. No further details were available.

Dog bites woman
A deputy with the Newton County Sheriff’s Officer responded to a home at Truell’s Mobile Park on Brown Bridge Road around 4 p.m. Monday after a woman reported she had been bitten by a dog.

The woman said that around 3 p.m., she walked to the front of the mobile home park to wait for her grandson to get off the school bus. She said that on the way, several small dogs, which were owned by residents, started to bite her. She said one bit her on the thigh.

According to the report, the woman said the dogs are “always” trying to bite her.

Sister-in-law skirmish
A deputy with the Newton County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to a home on Neely Hammonds Road Tuesday in reference to a family fight.

A woman told the deputy that her sister-in-law, later identified as Amanda Nicks, hit her in the face. The report said the woman had visible redness on her face.