Law Enforcement: Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

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On February 2 Quantterio Hyman, 29, Madison was arrested and charged with simple assault, simple battery and cruelty to children in the third degree. According to reports, deputies were called to a domestic dispute complaint at the Relax Inn, Athens Highway. Reports state that when they arrived they spoke with Hyman, who had a strong odor of alcohol coming from his person, and Hyman said he and his ex-girlfriend had been in an altercation but it had not been physical. A deputy spoke to a woman at the location and she told the deputy that Hyman had thrown several beer bottle at her and had thrown a 3-month-old infant against a wall. Reports state that an infant at the scene had blood coming from inside his mouth but, reports state, the woman later said the infant had fallen. As deputies were taking Hyman to a patrol car he allegedly kicked at an open vehicle car door and caused the door to strike the woman. He also allegedly called the woman a “stupid (expletive, expletive).” The woman said she did not want Hyman arrested and that she only wanted to scare him. Hyman was arrested and transported to the Morgan County Detention Center.

On February 2 a verbal dispute complaint was filed at a Greensboro Road, Buckhead, location. According to reports, deputies responded to the residence and observed a man with a metal baseball bat and a woman on the front porch. The woman was demanding her keys. The man told officers that this was his house but he was separated from his wife, the woman who was demanding her keys. The man said he came to the residence and when he entered he noticed a breakfast plate of food. The man said there was another man at the residence. According to reports, that man called the complainant while the deputy was present and told the complainant to leave his wife alone. The man said he was calling from the woods near the house and would not come out until the man was calm. Both the man and woman were advised that the house remained marital property and neither could be forced to leave. Deputies were called back to the location later to again calm both the man and woman. This time, reports state, the man who had been hiding in the woods was now in the woman’s vehicle, which agitated the complainant again, reports state.

On February 2 a 14-year-old male was arrested and charged with burglary. According to reports, an officer was called to a River Woods Drive location after a man reported that his son had a black pearl-handle .22 caliber Derringer pistol, two cell pones, two silver necklaces and a pair of Beats head phones that did not belong to him. The juvenile told the officer that he had crawled through a neighbor’s dog door and removed the items. The juvenile was transported to the neighbor’s house and the neighbor confirmed that the items belonged to him. He also requested that charges be filed against the juvenile, who, reports state, is currently on probation.

On February 1 a civil dispute report was filed at a Mt. Zion Road, Buckhead location. According to reports, a woman said a man who had rented a house had paid only one month’s rent in five months and that, while he and his girlfriend where moving out, they had damaged the property and removed items that belonged at the house.

On January 31 an identity fraud complaint was filed at an Apalachee Woods Trail location. According to reports, a man stated that he had received a cell phone call from PayPal stating that he had an outstanding balance of $57.99. The complainant said he had never opened a PayPal account but he learned that someone had used his identifiers to open an account with a $500 credit limit in December 2013.

On January 31 a simple battery complaint was filed at a Newborn Road, Rutledge location. According to reports, a man stated that while he was walking through the Bank of Madison parking lot, a man in a blue Ford Thunderbird pulled into the parking lot and confronted him regarding the theft of his son’s Playstation III game console. The complainant said the man had a stick and told him if he attempted to fight back he would strike him with the stick. The complainant said the man struck him in the face with his fists approximately seven times. The complainant said the man’s son and another person also were in the parking lot. The man denied having the son’s Playstation III. A deputy, after several attempts, located the man who allegedly attacked the complainant and the man told the deputy that he had confronted the man and that the complainant had allegedly “bucked up” during the confrontation and he had to strike him with the stick. The deputy reported that he would take a warrant for the arrest of the man for simple battery.

On January 31 an information report was filed at a Baldiwin Dairy Road residence. According to reports, a man and woman said they had received several unwanted threatening communications from a man both on cell phone and via Facebook. The deputy reviewed the messages and suggested that the couple block the man from their Facebook accounts.

On January 29 a simple battery complaint was filed at a Pintail Lane location. According to reports, a deputy responded to a domestic dispute report and was told by a man that his wife had slapped him in the face. The woman said the dispute had centered around the couple’s child. The man said he contacted the woman’s mother who then contacted authorities. Neither couple desired to press charges.

On January 29 a simple battery complaint was filed at a Weaver Jones Road, Rutledge location. According to reports, a woman stated that after her fiancé had accused her of using drugs and seeing another man, a confrontation between the two became physical and the man struck the woman in the mouth. The man had left the area before officers arrived.

On January 28 a suspicious events complaint was filed at a Pine Tree Circle location. According to reports, a woman stated that someone had hacked into her cell phone and computer. The woman said she had not paid a cell phone bill in a long time but that the phone continues to work and continues to run applications that she does not initiate. She also said someone had taken control of her computer and that she was advised by AT&T to throw the computer away and get a new one.

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