A report of road rage on Interstate 85 was among the incidents investigated by the Banks County Sheriff’s Office during the past week.
A female reported that a Chevrolet Silverado truck attempted to force her vehicle off the roadway several times as she was south bound on I-85 in Banks County. The victim reported the driver of the vehicle stated he was a Georgia State Patrol trooper and that she had “cut him off.”
Other incidents investigated by the sheriff’s office includes the following:
•theft by taking at a North County Line Road, Alto, residence. The complainant reported a blue four-wheeler taken from his residence. The four-wheeler was chained to a riding lawn mower and garden tiller. No other items were reported missing.
•livestock in the roadway on Highway 15/441 at Highway 198, Homer. The responding deputy didn’t see any livestock in that area.
•suspicious vehicle at a Walkers Way, Commerce, residence. The complainant reported a vehicle parked at the end of the subdivision for a long period of time and then left. The responding deputy didn’t see the vehicle.
•public assist at a Yonah-Homer Road, Homer, residence. A female resident at this address locked her keys inside the residence and the responding deputy helped her to open the door.
•four-wheelers in the roadway on Grove Level Road, Commerce. The responding deputy didn’t see any four-wheelers.
•burglar alarm at an Antioch Road, Lula, residence. The homeowner advised the carport closet door was open, but didn’t show signs of being forced open.
•deposit account fraud/bad checks at a Timberlane Street, Home, residence. The complainant reported several worthless checks were passed to him in Braselton. The responding deputy told the complainant to file a report with the Braselton Police Department.
•damage to a mailbox at Document Destruction Service, Damascus Road.
•burglar alarm at a Hammers Glen residence. The alarm was canceled by the alarm company.
•fraud – financial identity at a Martin Drive, Homer, residence. The complainant reported his wife had taken out a loan in his name in 2005.
•harassment at Sonic Drive-In Restaurant, Steven B. Tanger Boulevard, Commerce.
•criminal trespass at Apple House Auction, Old Highway 441, Homer. The complainant reported two juveniles were trespassing on the property.
•fraud at Wal-Mart, Highway 441 South, Commerce. The complainant reported someone opened credit cards in his name and used them at Wal-Mart.
•mental problem at a Yonah-Homer Road, residence.
•harassing communication at Papa John’s, Tanger Drive, Commerce.
•road hazard on Highway 51 North at Vaughn Road. The responding deputy removed trash from the roadway.
•simple battery at Banks County High School, Historic Homer Highway, Homer.
•suspicious person at Wal-Mart, Highway 441 South, Commerce. The responding deputy found the female offender lying on the ground at this location. The offender was arrested for outstanding warrants out of Madison County.
•fraudulent attempt at a Walkers Way, Commerce, residence.
•harassing phone calls at a Garrison Road, Lula, residence.
•theft by taking at a Highway 105 residence.
•suspicious activity at a Charity Road, Homer, residence.
•theft by taking at Reliable Loans, Historic Homer Highway, Homer. The complaint reported the theft of two Smoker’s Outpost cigarette urns from outside the business.
•911 hang-up at a North County Line Road business. The responding deputy spoke to an employee that advised everything was O.K.