From Polk County Jail records and county police reports:
Stephen Troy Harrell, 24, of 974 Piedmont Highway, was arrested and charged with simple assault, violating the Georgia Controlled Substance Act for possession of marijuana and obstruction/hindering arrest.
Harrell allegedly threatened 18-year-old Cassandra Desaray Pankey with what appeared to be an automatic pistol.
Police arrived at Harrells residence, where they found him hiding in the bathroom cabinets under the sink.
Harrell reportedly showed police the gun, which turned out to be a toy, that was used to make the alleged threats.
According to the report, Harrell said he never actually pointed the toy gun at Pankey.
While at the residence, police also found a baggie with what appeared to be two marijuana seeds inside. Harrell also admitted to having two marijuana cigarettes hidden inside his baseball cap.
Harrell was arrested and transported to the Polk County Sheriffs Office for booking and the Polk County Jail for confinement.
A computer valued at $1800 was reportedly stolen from Cedartown High School during Christmas break.
From Polk County police reports:
Police responded to the high school on Jan. 6, where school officials said that a Dell lap top computer had been stolen from the school sometime between Dec. 16 and Jan. 2.
During that time, the school was having extensive interior maintenance performed.
The computer, purchased in 2001, is the property of the Polk County Board of Educations Special Education Department.
Two Cedartown residents were charged with methamphetamine possession after a traffic stop on Jan. 7.
From Polk County Jail records and Cedartown police reports:
Polly Darlene Johnson, 47, of Cedartown was charged with possession of meth and possession of tools for the commission of a crime. Seals Mitchell Baldwin, 53, of 794 Cornellius Road, was arrested and charged with violating the Georgia Controlled Substance Act for possession of meth.
Police conducted a traffic stop on a Jeep Cherokee after it was observed weaving in its lane of travel and having a broken windshield. A traffic stop was then conducted at West Avenue at Iron Street.
Baldwin, who was driving the vehicle, was found to be wanted for committing a felony with a vehicle and was placed under arrest.
Johnson, who was a passenger in the vehicle, was asked to exit. Upon doing so, police observed two glass pipes and one metal pipe next to the passenger seat near the door.
One of the glass pipes reportedly contained suspected crystal meth. Neither subjects claimed ownership of the items.
A Cedartown couple was reportedly arrested after a domestic dispute just after midnight on Jan. 8.
Mark Raymond Mason, 46, of 781 East Point Road, was arrested and charged with simple battery. His wife, 40-year-old Kimberly Mason, was charged with obstruction and hindering officers.
Both were later released on bond.
Police responded to the Masons residence in reference to a heated domestic incident and reported immediately noticing a strong smell of an alcoholic beverage about both subjects.
Kimberly Mason told police that her husband had hit her in the mouth, causing several of her teeth to be knocked out.
Mark Mason reportedly refused to speak to police, as he did not have an attorney present.
Police reported that Kimberly Mason became uncontrollable and would not respond to any directive from any of the officers on the scene. She was told to calm down several times but refused, the report states.
Mark and Kimberly Mason were both arrested and transported to the Polk County Sheriffs Office for booking.
The couples two minor children were reportedly turned over to DFACS.
(Editors note: The above is public record and was taken from the reports of the Cedartown Police Department and Polk County Police Department, as well as information obtained from the Polk County Sheriffs Office and Polk County Jail.)