Patients hospitalized in three separate accidents
BRASELTON - Two occupants of a vehicle were ejected after their car rolled over on Ga. Highway 211 in Braselton.
Two people were transported to the Northeast Georgia Medical Center after the accident on April 16 at 1:27 a.m.
Four patients with minor injuries were transported to Athens Regional Hospital after an accident on Tallassee Road in Statham.
Two cars were involved in the April 13 accident at 7:29 p.m.
One patient was transported to the hospital after a four-car accident on Ga. Highway 316 in Statham.
The accident occurred at 6:14 p.m. April 13.
Woman finds bullet on plate
WINDER - A woman called police after she allegedly found a .22-caliber shell and some white powder on a plate she was washing in a restaurant.
Sheena Hayes told police she had put all the plates from the morning rush at Larry Lee's Fine Foods into a plastic tub to wash, when she saw the shell and some white powder fall from a plate into the tub.
Woman accuses man
of touching daughter
WINDER - A woman accused a convicted sex offender of inappropriately touching her 8-year-old daughter.
The woman told police her daughter had talked to 36-year-old Winder resident Jimmy Mooney after being touched by 35-year-old Winder resident Freddie Keheley, a convicted sex offender.
An investigation into the incident is ongoing.
Man charged with obstruction
BARROW COUNTY - A man was arrested for obstruction after he took pictures of a car accident with a woman trapped inside.
Winder resident Devin Webb, 43, was part of a crowd that formed near a car accident on Atlanta Highway near Russell Cemetery Road at 1:40 p.m. April 20, according to a police report.
When police tried to disperse the crowd, Webb continued to stand on the railroad tracks, taking pictures of the flaming car with a woman trapped inside, the report said.
Webb was arrested for hindering an officer's ability to do his job. The woman was transported to the hospital by helicopter with serious injuries.
Fire damages apartments
WINDER - A fire at the Hillcrest apartment complex caused heavy damage to one apartment, but was contained because of firestops built into the walls.
Fire Chief Raymond Mattison said the April 20 fire at 4:28 p.m. started in the kitchen of Apartment 2. No one was injured and most nearby apartments have only minor smoke damage, Mattison said.
The cause of the fire is not yet known.
- From staff reports