The victim reported hearing loud music and kids laughing around 11:30 p.m. the night before but did not see the perpetrator.
Man steals computer
On Monday at 5:05 p.m., a BCSO deputy was dispatched to 16 Felton Place to assist a Cartersville police officer in pursuit of Keith Allen Crowley.
Upon arrival, the deputy met with the officer who explained that he checked out with Crowley at the Salvation Army Building, and during their encounter, he discovered Crowley was wanted.
As soon as the officer attempted to detain him, he fled on foot. The officer saw Crowley lift up his shirt, pull out a laptop and throw it out to the side. The officer was unable to catch Crowley.
According to the incident report, the laptop had a theft prevention device attached along with a metal wire, as if it had been cut off a display.
The deputy that had been dispatched relocated to Walmart where he met with the manager. The manager located video surveillance of the white male, fitting the same description, steal a silver Sony laptop.
A felony shoplifting warrant was taken out for Crowley as well as a state warrant for obstruction. The computer was returned to the store.
Man bites woman’s finger
A BCSO deputy was dispatched to 9 James Ave., Cartersville, on Monday at 2:29 p.m. in reference to a battery report.
The officer met with the victim who explained that her 3-year-old son was playing with a ball when it almost struck Markeith Lucious in the head. Lucious became angry and started yelling and screaming at the child. The victim stated that she and Lucious were in a physical altercation after she stepped between Lucious and her son.
According to the incident report, she told Lucious, “Do not to scream at my 3-year-old child like he is an adult.”
Allegedly, Lucious continued to yell and the victim attempted to smack him to protect herself and her child. When she went to hit Lucious, he grabbed her hand and bit her on her ring finger. She then scratched his face.
Lucious was placed under arrest and charged with cruelty to children and battery under the Family Violence Act.