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    Cop Shop: Roundup of oddities

    A 44-year-old Macon woman, the victim of an apparent assault on Brookwood Drive, suffered a fractured pinky finger. A Jan. 11 incident report noted no details of how the injury happened because the woman wouldn’t say. She declined to press charges, according to a Bibb County sheriff's deputy...

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    Cop Shop: Dine-and-dash suspect hid in bushes

    When the woman sprinted toward Chuck E. Cheese’s, someone at the nearby Steak ’n Shake on Mercer University Drive called the cops.

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    Cop Shop: Roundup of oddities

    A man went into a food mart on Montpelier Avenue Dec. 16 and stole a box of honey buns. His pilfering distracted the clerk, according to a Bibb County sheriff’s report. While the clerk was dealing with the shoplifter, another man slipped inside and stole $3,000 cash from under the counter.

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    Cop Shop: Woman stabbed with fork after argument about escalates

    About 10:30 one night in mid-December, a Bibb County sheriff’s deputy wheeled into a Rogers Avenue apartment complex.

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    Cop Shop: Nabbed snack-cake thief tells deputy he swallowed crack

    When the call went out about 7:30 p.m., word was that a man inside a convenience store at 701 Eisenhower Parkway was loitering and begging for money.

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    Cop Shop: Man robbed after inviting recovering meth addict to stay with him

    In November, a 51-year-old man who lives off Stinsonville Road in Macon said he met a recovering meth addict as she was walking down the street. The woman, 34, had nowhere to live. The man, according to a Bibb sheriff’s report, said she could stay at his place.

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    Cop Shop: Roundup of oddities

    A husband and wife were arguing. “He stated that he told her that he did not want to fight and went upstairs,” a Bibb sheriff’s report of a Dec. 9 incident on Brookstone Court noted. “He stated that (his wife) followed him upstairs yelling and screaming and pulled out...

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    Cop Shop: Man finds surprise serpent in car

    The man was quick to note that he was “in a legal battle” with government officials in Baldwin County. He said he had “gone public” with information and that the officials had told him, “We use retaliation and that is how we do,” according to a Bibb County...

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    Cop Shop: Macon’s oddest oddities of the year

    Here at the Cop Shop we run across our share of bizarre happenings and colorful locals. Their alleged exploits are culled from police reports. This week we revisit 2014’s top-five oddball episodes, ranked in order from wacky to wackiest:

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    Cop Shop: Odds and ends

    Two women were fighting at an apartment on Williamson Road. The apartment manager told a Bibb County sheriff's deputy about the Dec. 8 fight. The women, 33 and 25, admitted fighting. The deputy noted in his write-up that when he talked to them they didn’t appear interested in resolving the...

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