Friday, May 16, 2008
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Police: Man throws dishes at wife
SUWANEE - A woman told police her husband threw several dishes at her for not giving him an anti-depressant she is prescribed.
According to a police report, the woman said she had just removed her 3-year-old daughter from a bubble bath when her husband entered the bathroom and threw several dishes at her and began to yell. The woman then ran with her daughter into a bedroom and called police.
When officers arrived, the husband said he had thrown the plates because he was "enraged" his wife would not give him any Zoloft, the report said. He stated his alleged actions did not warrant arrest because he was only trying "to send her a message."
After being arrested for simple battery, he said he was going to sue the county for false arrest, according to the report.
Man denies assaulting girlfriend over bank account
LAWRENCEVILLE - Police arrested a man for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend during an argument over a shared bank account.
According to a police report, the woman told authorities her boyfriend pushed, scratched and hit her behind the ear when she told him she canceled an ATM card they shared. The responding officer noted in the report the woman had several scratches on her chest, arms and shoulders. The boyfriend, meanwhile, denied physically assaulting her and claimed she had "drained" his banking account and had been seeing another man behind his back. In addition, he alleged his girlfriend had scratched herself on purpose prior to police arriving.
The girl's mother, however, said she witnessed the altercation and was fearful of the man. He was arrested on battery charges and transported to jail.
- From staff reports