The Blotter February 12 2009

A special love edition of the latest bizarre Atlanta crimes

[image-1]YOUR CHEATIN' HEART, PART I: A 54-year-old man said he lives with his common-law wife on Welch Street. "Last night, he came home with a lady friend and [the common-law wife] became upset," the officer wrote. "He thought she would get over him bringing over this friend by today. He explained how she hit him today with a lamp on his left arm. He didn't have any visible injury." So the officer talked to the common-law wife. "She admitted she hit him with the lamp, but [said] he had no right bringing another woman into their house," the officer wrote. The common-law wife was charged with domestic violence and went to jail.

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(Illustration by Tray Butler)

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