Juvenile struck while riding bike
WINDER - A man allegedly struck a juvenile who was riding his bicycle in his driveway.
Witnesses told police they saw the man, 18-year-old Doua Her of Winder, run a stop sign then go into the driveway at 101 Sims Road before striking an 11-year-old who was riding his bike, according to a police report. The accident occurred at 1:31 p.m. July 26.
The bicycle got caught under the car, and Her ran over the 11-year-old's feet, the report said. The boy's step-father chased Her's car into a dead end, according to the report.
Her told police he fled because he was scared. He was charged with leaving the scene of an accident, driving while unlicensed, driving with no insurance, driving with no tag displayed and a stop sign violation, the report said.
Seven forged checks cashed at Wal-Mart
WINDER - Wal-Mart on Atlanta Highway reported seven incidents of forged checks between April 23 and June 15.
Lisa Hellums, Wal-Mart's accounting clerk, told police the store cashes customers' payroll checks. Seven checks were returned as fraudulent, according to a police report, including five from the "First National Bank of Gwinnett" totaling $3,317.34.
The store also had fraudulent checks from Discover Bank and Suntrust Bank.
WINDER - A man called police after his dog was killed while standing in the driveway.
Christopher McKeehan, 23, of Winder called police when the driver of a white Ford F-150 lost control of his vehicle and struck and killed his dog, which was standing in the driveway 10 feet from the road, according to a police report.
The driver then left the scene following the June 25 incident at 10:08 a.m., the report said.
Components for meth lab found in car in traffic stop
WINDER - Police stopped a car traveling east on Fred Kilcrease Road because neither the driver nor the passenger was wearing a seat belt, and found components for a methamphetamine laboratory in the vehicle, a police report said.
Tammy Allen, 35, and William Duncan, 20, both of Winder, were arrested for the seat belt violation and for having an amplifier with no serial number in their car while police investigated other materials found in the vehicle, according to a police report.
Police found a red substance in several Mason jars, a funnel, a discolored hose, acetone and an electric hot plate in the back of the car, the report said. The car was towed to the sheriff's office, the report said.
Police went to the home of Allen's father, where the two were living, the report said. There, they found several needles and a spoon with a burnt substance on it, according to the report. Allen's father also told police that he had smelled strange odors in the residence in the middle of the night when the pair was living with him.
- From staff reports