Dispatches: The sounds were coming from the street near his Chevy Tahoe. A man who lives off Little Richard Penniman Boulevard near the Tindall Heights neighborhood in Macon heard the noises the afternoon of May 17. The man saw a 5-year-old boy who lives across the street bolting into a nearby yard. Then the man noticed the rocks. They were beside his truck and they’d dinged the driver’s door and chipped the paint. A Bibb County sheriff’s deputy sent to handle the matter spoke to the boy. The child said it was “an accident,” that he was “throwing rocks at cars.” The deputy’s write-up went on to note that he explained to the little boy that “throwing rocks was not a good thing to do and that he needed to stop before more cars get damaged. I asked him if he understood and he said that he did.” . . . On May 14, a 39-year-old Macon man with more than 20 shoplifting convictions on his record reportedly went into the Wal-Mart on Gray Highway, grabbed two chainsaws and left without paying. A little while later, a sheriff’s deputy caught up with the alleged Poulan pilferer, who was eating lunch at the nearby Ole Times Country Buffet, which sits on a hilltop behind the Wal-Mart. The suspect cussed and threatened to kill the deputy. After a struggle he was jailed on theft and obstruction charges. It wasn’t clear whether the chainsaws were found. . . . Another shoplifting episode happened May 27 in the Burlington Coat Factory at Macon Mall. A security man there recognized the suspect from a past theft at Target. This time the suspect, a 44-year-old east Macon man, reportedly made off with about $100 worth of men’s cologne and a $13 bottle of Jessica Simpson Fancy Love perfume.
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