An Appling woman was arrested early Sunday after she harassed a neighbor by phone, then taunted her.
Tina Marie Wishman, 48, of the 3600 block of Johns Road, was charged with disorderly conduct.
Wishman called deputies at 1:15 a.m. about harassing phone calls. While en route, the responding deputy got a call from Wishman’s neighbor also complaining of harassing phone calls, according to a Columbia County Sheriff’s Office incident report.
Wishman complained about her neighbor’s grown children and dogs. She was intoxicated and her speech was so slurred that the deputy couldn’t understand half of what she said, according to the report.
When asked about the harassing phone calls, Wishman handed the deputy her phone, which showed messages from her neighbor, who indicated she’d call authorities for harassment. The deputy also saw that Wishman started the texting with a message to her neighbor that included curse words. The call log showed five calls to her neighbor in 20 minutes, but no calls from her neighbor, according to the report.
The deputy warned Wishman at 1:45 a.m. not to contact her neighbor again or she could go to jail and Wishman agreed.
The deputy went to Wishman’s neighbor’s home. The neighbor said Wishman called her five times and left one vulgar message, The neighbor also said Wishman violated a Good Behavior Order that states Wishman is not to have any contact with her neighbor and can’t drink alcohol, according to the report.
While the deputy was at the neighbor’s home, Wishman called again at 1:53 a.m. Wishman’s neighbor called the deputy back to her home at 2:20 a.m. and saw on her phone call log that she’d received two calls from Wishman since he left, according to the report. Wishman also left another vulgar message taunting her neighbor about not being arrested. There was more to the message, but the deputy couldn’t understand it because of Wishman’s intoxication.
The deputy arrested Wishman and took her to the Columbia County Detention Center. She was released later Sunday after posting a $500 bond, according to jailers.