Among reports filed with police:
U.S. Highway 341 and Gloucester Street: Police stopped a vehicle because the driver could not keep it between the lanes. Police arrested the man and took him to jail, charged with DUI and driving without a license.
Hopkins Homes: Someone called about a man causing problems at the housing complex. The man tried to sneak out the back when police arrived, but they nabbed him. The man had been banned from the housing complex and was taken to jail for trespassing.
Ellis and K Street: A patrol officer came upon a vehicle stopped in the middle of Reynolds Street. The car then pulled into a random driveway at Ellis and K streets. The driver was wanted on a city arrest warrant and none of the six children in the vehicle was in a safety restraint. Police wrote numerous citations and took the woman to jail on the warrant.
260 Frontage Road: Two employees began bickering at the McDonald’s restaurant. One woman went up to the drive-through window and knocked a “mocha” out of another woman’s hand. That led the drive-through employee to shove the instigator, who then struck her. Police arrived and made an arrest for assault.
Retreat Avenue and Kings Way: An officer on patrol after midnight saw an approaching truck swerving in and out of its lanes. The officer stopped the vehicle and arrested the driver for DUI.
1600 block Frederica Road: A man called police because a person in a Jeep Cherokee was drunk and nearly struck his vehicle. Police arrived and arrested the person for public drunkenness.
3000 block of Amherst Street: A woman called police because she wanted her son out of the house, but police said they do not handle evictions. The two were fighting when police arrived again later that day. The mom said the son tossed her onto the floor. The son said his mom bit him and slammed a door on his hand. Police took both to jail, charged with simple battery under the state Family Violence Act.
— Larry Hobbs