Tuesday, May 25

11:35 p.m. While patrolling the area the officer on duty pulled over two suspicious vehicles that were near the reservoir area on McDonald Pike Road in Paulding. Neither driver had a valid driver’s licenses and marijuana roaches were discovered in one of the two vehicles. The officer stood by while someone with a valid driver’s license came to pick up all involved patrons and the marijuana roaches were destroyed.

Wednesday, May 26

6:50 p.m. Officer Regina Weidenhamer arrested Andrew Faris on an active warrant from a residence on South Main Street in Paulding.

8:32 p.m. A person reported a vehicle stolen from their property and while driving home, they witnessed their vehicle sitting in the Dairy Queen parking lot on North Williams Street in Paulding. They immediately contacted the police department and an officer met them at Dairy Queen. They examined the vehicle and the owner explained that it didn’t go over 10 mph and had needed worked on. He thought whoever stole the vehicle probably left it there when they realized it did not go any faster. Video evidence has been viewed from Dairy Queen and the case remains under investigation.

Thursday, May 27

12:45 p.m. It was reported that a resident on East Baldwin Avenue in Paulding was witnessed by a neighbor beating a dog with a belt. The officer was unable to make contact with the homeowner of the dog but did notice the described dog in the backyard. The dog did not appear to be harmed and seemed healthy.

4:00 p.m. It was reported that an air conditioning unit was stolen from a home on North Williams Street in Paulding. The wires to the stolen unit were cut. Unfortunately no video evidence was able to be captured from that specific location. The owner of the home submitted the make, model and serial number of the AC unit and the officer took photos of the cut wires.

Tuesday, June 1

10:00 a.m. It was reported that a person was throwing rocks at vehicles at PC Workshop on West Caroline Street in Paulding. The officer located the person walking down Grant Street towards Wayne Street. When the person was walking near Kauser Trucking, he picked up a large rock and threatened to throw it at the officer. Police Chief Randy Crawford was called to the scene and the person also threaten to hit him with the rock. During that time, officer Regina Weidenhamer was able to knock the rock out of his hands. The person tried to bite and kick both officers numerous times. Gavin Lloyd was then arrested and transported to Paulding County Jail.