Braselton woman : Man’s Hemorrhoid Hinders Sobriety Test

By | February 13, 2024

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Shoplifting Incident at Walmart Leads to Arrest of Braselton Woman

In a recent incident at Walmart, a 28-year-old woman from Braselton was arrested for shoplifting. Deputy Devin Blair from the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call regarding a woman seen concealing items in the store. When the deputy attempted to stop her, she resisted and tried to push her way past. In order to subdue her, the officer had to put her on the floor. Cpl. Quinton NeSmith arrived at the scene and assisted in handcuffing her. Interestingly, during the incident, a nervous man walking by claimed to be the woman’s boyfriend. Although he was not involved in the crime, he was taken into custody due to an arrest warrant from Gwinnett County.

Stolen Pickup Truck Recovered in Richmond County

A Dodge Ram 3500 was reported stolen on Commerce Court in Watkinsville. Fortunately, later that day, a deputy from Richmond County discovered the truck in their jurisdiction. The deputy took a 49-year-old man from Rome into custody for being in possession of stolen property. It is worth noting that the truck owner did not have any connection to the suspect.

Oconee Man Arrested for Driving with Suspended License

While patrolling on Hog Mountain Road, Cpl. Lex Ogan and Deputy Scotty Bodie noticed a man driving a Lexus whose license was known to be suspended. They conducted a traffic stop and discovered that the 54-year-old driver from Watkinsville did not have his license on him. The man claimed that he was taking his wife to the hospital, but when questioned, she stated that she could drive herself home. The man was subsequently taken to jail, where he became uncooperative. Additionally, the woman was cited for allowing an unlicensed person to drive her vehicle.

Driver Arrested for DUI on Hog Mountain Road

Deputy Boris Argueta observed a Chevrolet van swerving in its lane on Hog Mountain Road. After conducting a traffic stop, the 33-year-old driver from Buckhead in Morgan County admitted to using his GPS to find his way. However, the driver declined to perform a sobriety test, claiming he had a large hemorrhoid. He also mentioned that an optometrist had told him he was far-sighted. Further investigation revealed that the man was wanted in Greene County for a DUI-related charge. Consequently, he was taken into custody and transported to jail.

Another Shoplifting Incident at Walmart Involving Athens Woman

A 52-year-old woman from Athens was caught attempting to leave Walmart without paying for two baking pans and some groceries. When officers checked her purse, they discovered a pack of cream cheese and an energy drink. The woman insisted that she had brought these items into the store and there was no evidence to suggest otherwise.

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Unlicensed Driver Arrested on Puritan Road

Deputies from the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office encountered a driver on Puritan Road who only spoke Spanish. The driver explained that he had become lost after leaving Bell’s in Watkinsville and was heading to Lexington to wash his clothes. Despite noticing that his pants were unbuttoned, the deputies did not receive an explanation. The 41-year-old man was taken into custody for being an unlicensed driver.

Atlanta Man Collides with Athens Man on Epps Bridge Parkway

A collision occurred on Epps Bridge Parkway involving a 37-year-old man from Atlanta and an Athens man. The Atlanta driver, who did not possess a driver’s license but had a passport from Guatemala, was found to be at fault.

Reckless Driver Arrested for Making Threats

In response to a report of a reckless driver on U.S. Highway 78, Cpl. Dylan Pulliam attempted to conduct a traffic stop. However, the driver of the Nissan Versa did not comply and continued driving at high speeds until reaching Stonehenge subdivision in Clarke County. The driver, a man from Hull, claimed that he hadn’t heard the siren due to wearing air pods. As the vehicle was uninsured, the man was advised to find an alternative ride. When he became uncooperative, he was taken into custody. Following his arrest, the man made a threatening statement towards the officer.

These incidents have highlighted the importance of law enforcement in maintaining public safety within Oconee County. The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office continues to work diligently to uphold the law and protect the community.


1. Man declines roadside sobriety tests due to hemorrhoid symptoms
2. Individual refuses roadside sobriety tests citing hemorrhoid discomfort.

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