Two Appling women fought on the street and were cited for disorderly conduct.
Felicia Pollard of the 3100 block of Johnson Drive and Tina Yvonne Garnett of the 5400 block of Washington Road argued over the telephone Monday. The argument escalated when Garnett went to Pollard's house to argue in person.
The verbal confrontation turned physical when Pollard got a golf club from inside her home and chased Garnett down the street with it, according to a sheriff's office incident report.
A bystander took the club from Pollard and the women began fighting on the shoulder of Johnson Drive across from Pollard's house.
Deputies charged both women with disorderly conduct and issued each with a citation to appear in court.
An argument got heated and a Pepsi can went flying Tuesday.
Michael Allen Waters of Grovetown told authorities that he and another man got into an argument at 473 Connemara Trail in Evans. Waters said the man tried to goad him into a fight, but he refused.
Waters then said the man threw a Pepsi can at him, missed and hit his 2002 Ford Ranger pickup, cracking the windshield.
Both men are adversaries in a civil suit, but Waters said he didn't want to pursue charges.
A Grovetown woman told police she was beaten up outside Salsa's Bar and Grill at 204 Bobby Jones Expressway in Martinez on Monday.
Amanda Michelle Williams, a nursing assistant at the Medical College of Georgia, said that someone approached her and assaulted her.
Police noted in an incident report that Williams had bruises under her right eye, the bridge of her nose and her left ear. She also complained she was struck in the ribs, but there were no visible marks.
Williams said she believes her attacker was a friend of her ex-husband.
Despite knowing the identity of the man who beat her, she signed a waiver of prosecution.
Christian center defrauded
An employee of Christian Learning Center is suspected of trying to steal from the company using his girlfriend's paycheck, according to a Columbia County Sheriff's Office report.
Jason Phillip Dearman, owner of the store at 111 South Belair Road in Martinez, told police that one of his employees changed the time sheet of his girlfriend, a fellow employee, to show 14 extra hours worked July 24 and 25. The suspect's girlfriend also works at the store.
Dearman's wife told officers that she asked the man about the extra hours and he admitted to changing the time card. Mrs. Dearman said she believes the hours were changed for the purpose of monetary gain without anyone noticing.
Ruth Maria Gordon, 36, of the 300 block of Crawford Mill Lane, Grovetown, was charged with driving under the influence on June 16 and fined $700.
Charles Edward Ferrell Jr., 25, of the 200 block of Church St., Washington, Ga., was charged with driving under the influence on June 29 and fined $700.
Christopher Bradle Calif, 18, of the 700 block of Jones Creek Drive, Evans, was charged with driving under the influence on June 28 and fined $700.
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