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Police say Augusta beauty school student tried to escape arrest

Thursday, June 13, 2013 9:03 PM
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An Augusta beauty school student accused of trying to steal $800 from a classmate nearly evaded arrest Wednesday when a friend helped her break free from a patrol car, authorities say.

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Taisa Monea Johnson


Taisa Monea Johnson, 21, of the 2000 block Lumpkin Road, faces a felony charge of obstruction of justice and two misdemeanor counts of theft and escape, according to an incident report.

Johnson became aggressive with a Richmond County deputy at Regina’s College of Beauty on Gordon Highway about 5 p.m., after she was spotted on surveillance video stealing a classmate’s purse, which contained $800, according to the report.

After the deputy put Johnson in a patrol car, Steen Daniell, 21, ran to the cruiser and opened the back door so Johnson could escape, according to the report.

When the deputy rushed to place Daniell in custody, Johnson got out of the vehicle and kicked the officer in the chest, the report said.

No injuries were reported. Johnson is in the Richmond County Detention Center under a $10,000 bond. No charges were reported against Daniell.

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wildman
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wildman 06/14/13 - 04:54 am
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Why not

I am sure they can find something to charge Daniell with. Obstruction?

Riverman1
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Riverman1 06/14/13 - 05:52 am
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Beauty School

There must be some psychological force at work that makes someone sign up for beauty school.

sugarbutton
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sugarbutton 06/14/13 - 06:02 am
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And the first thing she learned

And the first thing she learned (and failed miserably) was the beauty of stealing? Maybe she was going to share it with her door opener? Hmmmmmm.

nocnoc
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nocnoc 06/14/13 - 06:19 am
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As the saying goes in the

As the saying goes in the Hood:
Why earn it, when you can steal it.

An it sounds like these 2 are already joined the Sister-Hood.

BTW:
Since they are already in Beauty School, the judge will likely sentence them to Certified Nursing Assist School.

That way they can rob the elderly in nursing homes.

karradur
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karradur 06/14/13 - 07:09 am
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Wow.

Where's Frankie Avalon when you need him?

lifelongresident
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lifelongresident 06/14/13 - 07:54 am
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taisa monea?!?!?
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21 yrs old...so lets again profile, lets see part of her defense will be "i's so sorry fo sho cause i's needed da muh-neh fo sho to feed my kids cause my welfair aint not jess enuff fo sho, judge i be in skuul to do hair fo sho cause i can do dat" raised i am sure in a single parent household of course little or no moral since she tried to steal a purse, she probably has 2 or more "chil-lan" at da crib of course little or no job skills or education, probably enrolled in beauty school as a condition to keep her welfare and foo stamps....same goes for her friend who tried to help her escape, lucky i was not the officer because both would have received a slug center mass.....

dichotomy
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dichotomy 06/14/13 - 08:00 am
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Thief. I hate a thief.

Thief. I hate a thief. Stealing at this age it will be a lifetime habit. Lock her up......a long time. The officer should have arrested her helper too. There were charges that COULD have been brought. When someone is that bold they need to be locked up. Both of them needed to be thumped a little.

Marinerman1
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Marinerman1 06/14/13 - 09:16 am
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Now She's Stepped In It...

Boy, talk about being stupid on so many different levels. Don't take things that don't belong to you, and that you have not EARNED. If you CHOOSE to do something criminal, when you get caught, admit you are wrong and accept arrest. By being stupid and kicking an officer in the chest, you are now heading to big-girl jail with a FELONY. Too bad Richmond County don't carry Tasers. I'd have lit you up like a Christmas Tree. And your buddy should be sharing the cell with you, since you are apparently so close...

rmwhitley
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rmwhitley 06/14/13 - 09:25 am
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Some societies
Unpublished

will never become civilized.

itsanotherday1
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itsanotherday1 06/14/13 - 09:35 am
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I wish he had loaded her up

I wish he had loaded her up with some pepper spray at a minimum. Kicking an officer could get you dead. I think he should be commended for using restraint.

john
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john 06/14/13 - 09:44 am
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whoops

kicking the deputy made it felony obstruction.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 06/14/13 - 09:44 am
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nocnoc that is funny..

BTW:
Since they are already in Beauty School, the judge will likely sentence them to Certified Nursing Assist School.

AutumnLeaves
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AutumnLeaves 06/14/13 - 10:08 am
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Beauty School? I'm still

Beauty School? I'm still trying to wrap my mind around just that. Is it a beautician training school? Please tell me it isn't for training models.

grinder48
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grinder48 06/14/13 - 10:28 am
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$800 in a purse?!?!
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I need to become a student at a "beauty school"!

Red Headed Step Child
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Red Headed Step Child 06/14/13 - 10:33 am
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Thanks, Karradur! Now I

Thanks, Karradur! Now I can't get the song "Beauty School Dropout" out of my head!!!!!

triscuit
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triscuit 06/14/13 - 10:43 am
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She can do weaves in jail for

She can do weaves in jail for the others...

Sweet son
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Sweet son 06/14/13 - 12:25 pm
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Check the tuition!

She might need the money to pay for school.

http://reginascollegeofbeauty.com/

onethickdiva
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onethickdiva 06/14/13 - 11:00 am
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@AutumnLeaves

Its a school of cosmetology.

Edit: And per the website, tuition is $16,995! Wow!

nocnoc
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nocnoc 06/14/13 - 12:33 pm
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Just to rub it in a little

Just to rub it in a little more.

http://www.stlyrics.com/songs/g/grease8951/beautyschooldropout302661.html

Quoted Lyrics
"Beauty school dropout (Beauty school dropout),
Hanging around the corner store.
Beauty school dropout (Beauty school dropout),
It's about time you knew the score.

Well they couldn't teach you anything,
You think you're such a looker,
But no customer would go to you unless she was a hooker!

Baby don't sweat it (Don't sweat it),
You're not cut out to hold a job.
Better forget it (Forget it),
Who wants their hair done by a ____?

Or listen to the Frankie A. song
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0TOxhzAm7fY
Jump to 1.01 minutes in

justthefacts
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justthefacts 06/14/13 - 01:29 pm
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Great music

Didn't that win an Grammy?

BamaMan
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BamaMan 06/14/13 - 01:58 pm
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Beauty School Dropout

Wasn't that in Grease? Just think of what she may've stolen from her customers had she graduated and become a "hair stylist".

Fiat_Lux
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Fiat_Lux 06/14/13 - 05:23 pm
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Knew that would get pulled. Here's the re-do

I don't think some people view getting arrested and having their mugshot put in the paper and online as horrifying or shameful. I can just hear the conversation at the cash-and-carry...

mypointofview
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mypointofview 06/14/13 - 07:46 pm
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Don't appreciate the comment

Don't appreciate the comment about becoming a CNA to steal elderly's money. I am a nurse and work with many CNA's who are honest, hardworking, professionals who care about and are dedicated to their patients. I could not do my job as a nurse without them.

chascushman
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chascushman 06/14/13 - 09:14 pm
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"Don't appreciate the comment
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"Don't appreciate the comment about becoming a CNA to steal elderly's money."
I agree the comment was uncalled for

nocnoc
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nocnoc 06/15/13 - 01:50 am
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I admit I cast a wide

I admit I cast a wide uncalled net with my the CNA 1/2 joking comment.

But if you get a chance also remind a certain CNA in Thomson what her duties are. This is the CNA Home care specialist that is still awaiting arrest for taking $$$ from my 90 year old, soon to be 91 Year old Mother. She changed the check amounts and billed hours she could not have worked or been there. About $2100 worth.

Yes I am tainted.

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