Morgan County Sheriff's Department

Morgan County Sheriff’s Department

Patrick Yost Law Enforcement

On Jan. 25 a damage to property complaint was filed at a Brownwood Road residence. According to reports, a man said that two dogs that belong to his neighbor continue to come to his residence and cause damage to screens on his house. The complainant said the dogs, a grey Yorkie and a Terrier-mix, walk to a floor length window and sliding glass door and make his dogs react, damaging the inside of the windows.

On Jan. 25 a hit-and-run complaint was filed at the intersection of Atlanta Highway and Davis Academy Road, Rutledge. According to reports,  a woman said at 9:05 p.m. she was traveling west on Atlanta Highway from Madison when a vehicle began to tailgate her. The woman said she applied her left turn signal to indicate that she was going to turn into Davis Academy Road and the vehicle struck her during the turn. The woman said she attempted to pursue the gold Jeep Cherokee until dispatch told her to break off the pursuit because of safety.

On Jan. 24 a battery complaint was filed at the Morgan County Public Safety Center. According to reports, a woman came to the center and alleged that while she was a passenger in a vehicle driving east bound on Interstate 20 her boyfriend, who was sitting in a rear seat, pushed her head several times

On Jan. 24 Melissa Dawn Skomer, 33, Bishop was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct. According to reports, deputies were called to a Second Street, Bostwick residence in regards to a domestic disturbance. When they arrived at 6:03 p.m. they were requested by Skomer to be taken to jail because she had recently had an argument with a man at the residence and had no where else to go. Deputies requested that Skomer go to her aunt’s house and she walked away. Deputies were called back to the residence at 7:37 p.m. where another woman alleged that Skomer and a C. Maughon, no age, no address given, had torn up the woman’s residence during an earlier argument. The woman also alleged that during the fight she was pushed down. Skomer was then arrested. Reports state that an arrest warrant has been filed for C. Maughon.

On Jan. 23 a forgery complaint was filed at a Eatonton Road residence. According to reports, a woman said she had written a check for a $19.51 to Lake Oconee Eye Care in Greensboro and had post dated the check for Jan. 2. The complainant said the check was interrupted in the mail service and the check date and amount and recipient was changed. The check was changed to $1,900 for Jan. 10 and was deposited in a woman’s J.P. Morgan account.

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