This week's Toccoa Police Department incidents and arrests reports include a resistant subject being tasered, and a recently-released inmate who called police on a domestic matter, and was re-arrested on drug charges.
Toccoa Police Department Incidents & Arrests 1/21 to 1/27
Incident: Officer dispatched to Brady Street in reference to a possible property retrieval. “Upon arrival I spoke with Elliott Claude Prosser and Tamatha Denise Heaton. Heaton stated she returned home after being released from Stephens County Jail and she wanted Prosser to leave. Upon further investigation Heaton and Prosser were arrested and charged with possession of marijuana less than 1 oz. Prosser was also charged with obstruction of a law enforcement officer.”
Arrest: Heaton, Tamatha D, 53, possession of drugs (marijuana, less than 1 oz)
Arrest: Prosser, Elliot C., 55, possession of drugs (marijuana, less than 1 oz), obstructing or hindering law enforcement.
Incident: Officer traveling on Falls Road “observed a silver sedan traveling South on Falls Road … The vehicle looked to be traveling faster than the posted speed limit of 45 mph. I estimated the vehicles speed to be about 60 mph.” After “further investigation,” an arrest was made.
Arrest: Cole, Terrell A., 38, driving while license suspended, speeding
Incident: Officer dispatched to the Toccoa Police Department in reference to a report of fraud. Officer spoke with subject who stated she received a message from Apple Wallet about a purchase, but she had not made the purchase.
Incident: Officer dispatched to Burger King on Big A Road in reference to a found property report. Subject reported she found a purse with a glass pipe in the parking lot after an unknown male and female were arguing. Property was collected and secured into evidence.
Incident: Officer dispatched to Walmart in reference to a shoplifter in custody.
Arrest: Jackson, Renee J., 24, Theft by taking, misdemeanor
Incident: Officer was notified by a sergeant about a vehicle heading south on Big A Road with no insurance and a suspended/expired registration. Upon investigation, an arrest was made.
Arrest: Hill, Delaine P, 44, Driving without a license, driving with no insurance, driving with suspended registration
Incident: Citizen walk-in report at police station regarding a temporary tag for a vehicle that had been lost. Citizen advised the tag office would not issue another tag without a police report on file.
Incident: Officer dispatched to Sunset Lane to meet with State Probation Officers in reference to a male subject, Rodolfo Varela, who has a warrant and fled the scene. “Upon further infestation, a 11-year-old male juvenile subject was left in the home alone, and (the officer) remained on scene until DFCS arrived to take car of the juvenile.
Incident: Officer observed a white Pontiac that was involved in a theft. Officer made a traffic stop and identified the subject, who had a Stephens County warrant.
Arrest: Addison, Douglas W., 51, warrant service
Incident: Officer patrolling Pond Street observed a Jeep with no tag and made a traffic stop. Subject had active warrant from Hall County.
Arrest: Norris, Tony O., 47, warrant service,
Incident: Officer responded to Briarwood Drive in reference to the reported theft of a purple colored Huffy bicycle from under the carport two weeks ago.
Incident: Officer assisted a Stephens County Sheriff Deputy on a traffic stop at the Ingles parking lot. While assisting the deputy, the driver, Matthew Dekle, was verbally abusive to the Deputy…, then drove off. Dekle then stopped a short distance away and exited his vehicle. After Deckle refused lawful orders multiple times, he was tasered by an officer with the Toccoa Police Department when he attempted to re-enter his vehicle.
Arrest: Dekle, Matthew A., 46, charges not specified (Sheriff Department arrest)
Incident: Officer responded to Rosedale Street in response to the reported theft of a set of Dewalt drills.
Incident: Officer responded to Southern Wave Car Wash on Big A Road in response to a request for service. The caller stated a subject he had seen before around his vacuum cleaners was at this location again. Officer arrived and made contact with a homeless man, identified as “Mr. Pruitt,” who was looking for change in the collection bins of the vacuums. Pruitt was served a barring notice.
Incident: Officer responded to Collins Road in response to a pedestrian struck by a vehicle. Victim identified as Eric Arthur. As other officers began CPR, reporting officer identified Dustin McIntyre as the driver of the vehicle involved. A witness was identified. Arthur was transported to Stephens County Hospital and the scene was turned over to the Georgia State Patrol
Incident: Officer dispatched to Quebec Drive in reference to an abandoned vehicle, a black 2003 Range Rover, that was parked on an access road to a pump station.
Incident: Officer responded to Rose Lane in response to a found bike. The bike was taken into evidence.