â€¢ On July 16 a larceny (sudden snatch) complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road motel after a woman reported that while walking to a nearby convenience store, a man grabbed two $20 bills from her hand. The woman said the man fled north until he reached and auto parts store and then jumped into a gold or tan mid sized vehicle.
â€¢ On July 20 a larceny from auto complaint was filed at the DuPree Track and Field complex after a woman reported that she saw a young man reach into her vehicle and remove her purse while she was walking on the track. The complainant said she rushed to her vehicle but the youth fled on a bicycle towards the Morgan County Primary School. The woman said she had $2 in cash and other various items in the purse. After the complaint was filed officers searched the school grounds and located the purse, reports state. No items were reported missing from the purse.
â€¢ On July 23 a larceny complaint was filed at a Jasper Street location after a woman reported that someone had removed a green 18â€� Mongoose bike from her carport. The bike has skull and crossbones air value caps and black wheels.
â€¢ On July 25 a burglary complaint was filed at Morgan County Middle School after someone forced entry into the schoolâ€™s technology center and removed several computers, video cameras, a microphone, tools and a drill. The door to the center also suffered damage as did a glass door to the schoolâ€™s production facility.
â€¢ On July 25 a damage to property complaint was filed at a Madison Villas location after a man reported that someone had broken the rear window of his 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe with a brick. The man said he noticed the damage when he attempted to drive to work in the morning.
â€¢ On July 25 a larceny complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road fast food establishment after a woman reported that a deposit for the day had come up $100 short. The woman told police that she had an employee walk off the job earlier in the day and suspects that the employee may have taken the money.
â€¢ On July 25 a burglary complaint was filed at a North Avenue location after a woman reported that someone had broken into her beauty shop and removed a telephone and stereo. Someone had used a knife to pry into the shop.
â€¢ On July 26 a larceny from auto complaint was filed at a Concord Lane location after a woman reported that someone entered her 1995 Honda Civic and removed her purse containing $60 in cash, debit cards, a check book, a driverâ€™s license and a social security card. There were no signs of forced entry.
â€¢ On July 27 a larceny (sudden snatch) complaint was filed at a Wellington Street location after a man reported that while he was walking outside a liquor store another man walked up to him and stated that the complainant owed him money. After the complainant denied owing the man money, reports state, the man then attempted to borrow money from the complainant, which the complainant again refused. The man then allegedly snatched the manâ€™s Nextel phone from his hip carrier and fled.
â€¢ On July 30 a aggravated assault, criminal trespass and pointing a pistol at another complaint was filed at a Meadow Ridge Drive location after a man reported that another man had come into his house and pointed a gun at him. Reports state that officers responded to the call and located the complainant, who was sweaty and â€œangry.â€� The complainant said the man also slammed the barrel of the pistol into the windshield of his car.
â€¢ On July 27 a larceny complaint was filed at a Prior Circle location after a woman reported that she suspects that a man who had stayed with her for approximately one week had taken her credit cards. The complainant said she had allowed the man to stay with her as a favor to a friend but when she later returned the man to a DeKalb County motel.Â
The complainant said someone used one of her credit cards to charge $1,383.78 to the motel. The complainant said she noticed the cards were missing when her credit card company contacted her regarding the $1,383.78 motel bill.
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â€¢ On July 29 a domestic dispute complaint was filed at a Bostwick Road location after a man reported that another man had pushed him against a van and pushed a woman into a mud hole. When officers arrived, reports state, the complainant was near the road talking on a cell phone. Several people at the home relayed the same story to officers. According to reports, a man at the residence reported that he and the complainant had argued and he had grabbed the complainant and slammed him against the van. A woman then allegedly jumped on the man and the man pushed her away. All parties were advised to separate and the man was told to leave. The man requested to kiss the woman prior to leaving which the woman agreed to. The complainant became upset because no one was arrested. Alcohol was allegedly involved in the incident.
â€¢ On July 28 a domestic dispute was filed at a Davis Academy Road after a woman reported that when she came home from the store she noticed her daughterâ€™s father on the front porch. She told the man he was not allowed on the property and the man allegedly flew into a rage and sped out of the driveway.
â€¢ On July 30 a criminal damage to property complaint was filed at a Davis Academy Road location after a man reported that someone had struck his fence, destroying approximately 30 feet of fencing. Red paint and parts of a tail light were located at the scene.
â€¢ On July 26 a burglary complaint was filed at a Flat Rock Road location after a man reported that someone had pried open the door to his car port and removed a IBM Thinkpad computer. The computer is valued at $1,600.
â€¢ On July 26 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Bostwick Road location after a woman reported that someone had forced entry into her home by prying open the back door. Several foot prints were visible around the door but the complainant said nothing was missing.
â€¢ On July 27 a burglary complaint was filed at a Guinn Road, Buckhead, location after a man reported that a vacant house had been entered and vandalized. According to reports, suspects entered the house and burned carpet, kicked a hole in the bathroom wall, broke a window in the upstairs bonus room, damaged a door, tied a telephone cord to a door, damaged an air conditioning unit and spilled paint in the basement. Several names were also written on the walls of the basement.
â€¢ On July 26 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Centennial Road location after a man reported that someone had taken a large roll of wheat straw. The wheat straw was valued at $50.
â€¢ On July 25 a harassing phone call complaint was filed at a Broughton Road, Newborn, location after a man reported that he received a threatening message from another man in regards to the complainant allegedly attempting to date the complainantâ€™s ex-wife. The caller allegedly recounted his prison experience as logic for why he was not afraid to confront the complainant. The complainant said the caller then allegedly called back and apologized.
â€¢ On July 25 Stanley Lee Arthur, Jr., 40, Calabash, N.C., was arrested and chargedÂ with failure to maintain lane, tampering with evidence and trafficking in cocaine after a deputy stopped a vehicle Arthur was driving on Interstate 20 for failure to maintain lane. Following the stop, reports state, the deputy allegedly observed Arthur throw a plastic bag of suspected crack cocaine into the deputyâ€™s vehicle.Â
After the deputy retrieved the bag, Arthur denied knowledge or ownership of the suspected drug. A passenger in the vehicle, Anthony Cox, 39, Calabash, N.C., was also charged with tampering with evidence and trafficking in cocaine after a deputy allegedly located a bag ofÂ suspected cocaine in Coxâ€™s pants.Â
In total, reports state, approximately six ounces of cocaine and $810 in cash was seized from the arrests.