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Crimes of Cobb: Man punched Waffle House workers, yelled racial slurs

This is a roundup of recent crimes of note in Cobb County. It is based on arrest warrants, police reports and jail records. At this point, these are allegations by law enforcement.

Justice served ... scrambled

A Douglasville man faces a felony charge in the drive-by egging of a car in Cobb.

According to a Jan. 28 warrant, a 2015 BMW 528i had several eggs thrown at it from a Honda being driven by the man.

Police determined the damage to be $3,797.98, the warrant said. The egging was recorded by a security camera.

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This happened Jan. 9 about 7:45 p.m. in the 400 block of Oak Valley Circle Southeast in Smyrna, according to the warrant.

The man has not been arrested, Cobb jail records show.


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“It’s hammer time!”

A Mableton woman remained locked up Thursday on a misdemeanor count of domestic battery and a felony count of aggravated assault, according to Cobb jail records.

On Jan. 20, according to a warrant, she started arguing with a man who she either used to or currently lives with. The warrant said the argument was about a phone conversation of his with another man.

Police said she punched him and yelled “it’s hammer time!” before hitting him on the left side of his head with a hammer.

The man had an open wound when officers arrived.

The woman was given a bond of $15,000, jail records show.

And what can your computer do?

A woman faces two felony drug charges after police say they found marijuana plants throughout her Marietta home and a computer jerry-rigged into an marijuana incubator.

In their warrant, police don’t say how they got a search warrant for the Lakeshore Drive home.

But when searching the property they claimed they found 22 grams of marijuana and the computer, inside which they found it was “set up and designed for the purposes of growing marijuana,” the warrant said.

Cops also found dead marijuana plants in the backyard.

Cobb jail records don’t show that she has been arrested.


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Soy sauce bottle incident lands woman in jail

A Marietta woman spent a day in Cobb jail for allegedly throwing a bottle of soy sauce at the back of a child’s head.

The police warrant doesn’t say if it was her child or not, but cops classified it as a domestic and the Franklin Gateway address where it happened is that of an apartment complex.

Investigators didn’t write if the bottle actually connected with the child’s head.

The woman bonded out on Monday for $3,520.

A Thermos with 49 hits of acid

Cobb police accused two alleged gang members from North Georgia and a woman from Michigan of having multiple types of drugs at the Araamda Inn in Smyrna.

On Thursday, one of the men and the woman remained in Cobb jail with holds from other agencies.

The police warrant didn’t say how cops knew to search the room, but inside they said they found 45 grams of ecstasy, more than 2 pounds of marijuana, about ½ a pound of methamphetamine and aThermos with 49 hits of acid.

That was on Jan. 21.

The warrant said the men were members of the Ghost Face gang, as one had the gang name tattooed on his chest and the other on his face.

Check, please

A man hitchhiking from Orlando remains in Cobb jail Thursday, which is more than a week after he allegedly punched Waffle House workers and yelled racial slurs at them.

Police said the man walked into an Austell location of the eatery about 1 a.m. on Jan. 23 asking for a free meal. A cop wrote in a report that the man was so intoxicated he couldn’t finish a sentence.

When workers told the man he wouldn’t be served without paying, he started to yell the racial slurs.

While the staff was trying to get him to leave, he punched one worker in the nose and another in the back of the head, police said.

One of the employees hit him back in the mouth, the report said.

Cops arrested the man and got him treated at a hospital before taking him to jail, where he has a $5,000 bond.


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