Hinesville Man Charged with Battery
Hinesville police also respond Monday to theft, shoplifting reports
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A Hinesville man was arrested Monday and after he allegedly threw a phone at his wife and choked her.
Camaren Coleman, 22, 1479 Enterprise Drive, Hinesville, was charged with simple battery.
Police were dispatched Monday to Enterprise Drive in reference to a disturbance. When they arrived on the scene, Coleman’s wife told them she had asked Coleman to watch their children and that he “just snapped” and threw a phone at her head and began to choke her.
According to the incident report, Coleman told police that he didn’t like the way his wife was talking to him and grabbed her by the face. When police asked him why he did it, he told them he’d acted “out of anger.”
Coleman was arrested and transported to the Liberty County Jail to await a bond hearing.
Hinesville police responded Monday to a walk-in at police headquarters in reference to a reported theft.
The complainant told police that she lived in an apartment on Pleasant Street with her boyfriend and a third roommate. The woman told police that she and her boyfriend had recently been away visiting the boyfriend’s parents. When they returned, a gold necklace worth $1,000 was missing from their bedroom.
The woman also claimed that the roommate smoked crack in the apartment and showed police what appeared to be a picture of a crack vial. She said her boyfriend had sent her the photo moments before.
She said the roommate had been pawning his possessions, and suspected he had stolen and pawned the necklace to buy crack.
The necklace was described as 24-karet gold, with a heat-shaped leaf and the letter “N” engraved on the leaf.
Police responded Monday to a report of shoplifting at the Dollar General at 113 W. Hendry Avenue.
A store employee told police that she had seen two juveniles shoplifting about $8 worth of fireworks. She said she saw them steal the fireworks after they had tried to purchase them and been refused due to their age.
Police located the two juveniles and asked if they had fireworks on them. The suspects said yes and turned the fireworks over. Both juveniles were transported to police headquarters. One was charged with shoplifting, while the other was not charged due to his age. He was released into the custody of his father.
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