Morgan County Sheriff's Office

Morgan County Sheriff’s Department

Patrick Yost Law Enforcement

On Dec. 20 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Broughton Road location. According to reports, a man reported that for the past month someone had been taking pecans from a storage bin. Reports state that cameras were able to capture the images of a white female and a white juvenile female taking the pecans. A farm supervisor estimated that 200 pounds of pecans had been taken. The nuts are valued at $2 per pound.

On Dec. 19 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Hestertown Road location. According to reports, a woman alleged that her niece had, sometime between 10:30 p.m. on Dec. 16 and 8 a.m. on Dec. 17, had taken her medicine. The missing medicine includes a 40 milligram Lutuda table, three 50 milligram Seroquell tablet, one 20 milligram Celexa tablet, one 40 milligram Prontonix tablet and one one 15 milligram Mobic tablet. Reports state that the Lutuda tablet is estimated to be worth $60. Earlier, a deputy had responded to the residence and had been told that the niece had also taken 40 Hydrocodone pills and consumed them in the same time frame.

On Dec. 19 a burglary complaint was filed at a Fears Road residence. According to reports,  a man said someone broke into a shed on his property and took a five gallons Cobalt portable air compressor valued at $304.80. Reports state there were possible pry marks on the shed doors.

On Dec. 19 an information report was filed at a Sewell Church Road location. According to reports, a man said someone had taken control of his cell phone and has been sending Facebook messages to him through invalid accounts. The complainant told an officer he had narrowed his list of suspects down to one person or law enforcement. He also inquired if he was currently under investigation. A deputy asked the man who the other suspect was and the man said he would have to consult his attorney before answering.

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