Law Enforcement – Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

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On November 3 a missing person report was filed at a Malcom Road, Bishop location. According to reports, a man stated that his wife had told him she was going to the Bostwick Cotton Gin Festival the day before but had not returned.

On November 3 a disorderly conduct complaint was filed at a Kelly Street, Rutledge location. According to reports, a woman, who told authorities that she suffered from heart problems, said that her intoxicated son had argued with family members during a family gathering. The complainant said the man cursed at people, turned over a living room table, and dumped a trash can with trash on the front lawn. She said he also punched four holes in a wall. The man was at the residence when a deputy arrived and agreed to leave with his girlfriend.

On November 2 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Cochran Road location. According to reports, a woman stated that a neighbor informed her on October 30 the neighbor had observed a white pickup truck pulling a horse trailer near a pasture where she maintained a horse. The woman said the neighbor recognized a woman at the pasture. The complainant said when she returned home the horse, checks from her checkbook and her driver’s license were all taken from her residence.

On November 2 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Bostwick Road location. According to reports, a woman said someone took $40 from her wallet. The woman said when she went to bed she had $62 but when she woke up she only had $22 in her wallet. The woman said the only other person who had access to her wallet was her husband.

On November 2 an information report was filed at a Monticello Road location. According to reports, a middle school student and her father alleged that another girl at the school had sent her threatening texts and urged the student to “commit suicide…”

On November 2 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Monticello Road location. According to reports, two men alleged that a man had stolen keys to a Sandy Creek Road farm and had returned the keys only after making copies. The men alleged that the man had since returned to the farm and stolen items and was using two farm trucks that were parked at the farm. The men also alleged that the man was living on another piece of property owned by one of the complainant’s without the complainant’s consent.

On November 1 a disruption with the operation of a school complaint was filed at Morgan County Middle School after a principal reported that a 13-year-old female student refused to complete in-school suspension. The principal reported that the student’s grandmother came to the school and removed the child.

On November 1 a theft by receiving stolen property complaint was filed at Morgan County High School. According to reports, a 16-year-old male student was arrested and charged with theft by receiving stolen property after he allegedly admitted to selling an Apple IPhone to another student. The student told authorities that when he went to a Verizon store to have the phone activated the phone was determined to have been stolen. The stolen phone allegedly matched the serial numbers of a phone that had been stolen from another student at the school approximately one month ago.

On November 1 a terroristic threats and acts complaint was filed at a Brownwood Road location. According to reports, a man and woman told officers that they had transported a man to the sheriff’s office to pick up his son’s truck after the son had allegedly been arrested. When they arrived, reports state, they were informed that the son was not arrested and returned the man to his Brownwood Road residence, which he shares with the son. The son allegedly came out of the residence and threatened to slit the complainant’s throat. The couple also reported that when they returned to their residence someone had stuck a note on the front door with the screw driver that read, “What the (expletive) is wrong with you man better get ur (expletive) str-g. You luck you weren’t here.”

On October 31 a harassing phone calls complaint was filed at Morgan County Middle School. According to reports, a teacher reported that she had received an email to call a man. The teacher said that the man also called the school on several occasions during the day but that she could not return the call until the end of instruction periods. The teacher said when she reached the man via telephone the man said he was the father of a former student and that he accused her of speaking negatively of his son. Reports state that the man also allegedly told the teacher that he would “murder for his kids if he needed to.”

On October 30 a harassment complaint was filed at a Sandy Creek Road location. According to reports, a man reported that a woman had sent him and email demanding that he return a dog. The complainant said he replied and told the woman he did not have a dog. He also said the woman had been riding by his residence recently taking pictures, yelling at his family and harassing his employees by driving slowly in front of them and braking erratically.

On October 29 a harassing phone calls complaint was filed at a Maddox Road location. According to reports, a woman stated that someone had called her residence alleging to be with the Greene County Sheriff’s Office and had said that the woman’s daughter had failed to appear in court that day. The woman said the daughter had no knowledge that she was supposed to appear in court and when they called the number back several times they were never able to make contact with the caller. The Greene County Sheriff’s Office reported that they had no knowledge of the phone calls and had received similar complaints.

On October 29 Norris Dion Evans, 27,Buckhead, was arrested and charged with possession and use of a drug related object and possession of methamphetamine. According to reports, deputies allegedly located a tin container containing suspected methamphetamine and another container with a glass pipe and residue while arresting Evans on robbery charges at a room at the Relax Inn. Another person in the room, Tonya Renee Whitlock, 27, was also arrested on the same charges. Neither Whitlock nor Evans took ownership of the items.

On October 28 a missing person complaint was filed at a Riverwoods Drive location. According to reports, a woman stated that her 71-year-old husband, whom she had been married to for one week, had left the residence to go to Covington to pick up firewood on October 25 but had not returned. A Newton County Sheriff’s deputy located the man’s vehicle at an apartment complex in Covington where he also retained a residence. The man told the deputy he was fine and requested that his family quit looking for him.

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