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On May 23 an argument complaint was filed at a Whispering Lakes Drive, Buckhead, location. According to reports, a deputy met with the complainant at his place of employment, an auto parts store. The man said that on Friday he had hosted a graduation party and that a neighbor had allegedly driven through the neighborhood at more than 40 mph. The complainant said he confronted the neighbor and that the neighbor “got in my face.” The complainant said on Sunday the neighbor came to the auto parts store and when his manager directed him to help the neighbor, the complainant told the manager that he would not wait on “that piece of (expletive).” The complainant then asked for the procedure to get a temporary restraining order against the neighbor. An officer spoke with the neighbor who alleged that on Friday night the complainant was drunk when he came to his house “raising hell” and was told to get off his property. On May 24 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Swords Trail, Buckhead, location. According to reports, a man stated that someone had stolen the propeller from a bass boat and had siphoned gasoline from the boat. The man said that he had knowledge of several incidents in the area where gas lines had been cut and gas stolen. On May 24 an information report was filed at a High Shoals Road, Good Hope location. According to reports, a woman said she had been notified by a man that she owed Educational Credit MGMT Corp. $8,237.37. The woman said she had lived at the address for more than 60 years and did not owe anyone any money. On May 24 a disorderly conduct complaint was filed at a Sandy Creek Road location. According to reports, a man said when he arrived at the residence and was attempting to get out of his vehicle, another man told the complainant that he was going to shoot him. The complainant said he then left the location. On May 23 a damage to property complaint was filed at a Long Lane location. According to reports, a man stated that another man had been riding a four-wheeler on his property for the past eight years, despite the complainant putting up signs and barricades. The man on the four-wheeler said he had received permission from another member of the complainant’s family and he alleged that the property in question did not belong to the complainant. On May 22 a distribution of material depicting nudity or sexual conduct complaint was filed at a Buckhead Road location. According to reports, a woman stated that she had received three separate emails depicting a white female in various stages of undress. On May 19 burglary complaint was filed at a South Trace, Rutledge, location. According to reports, a man said someone had taken his Stihl MS310 chainsaw. On May 22 a harassment complaint was filed at a Adair Road location after a woman reported that her fiance’s ex-wife was allegedly posting disparaging remarks regarding her and her fiancé on Facebook. The fiancé said that the ex wife had also sent him several threatening text messages. On May 21 a burglary complaint was filed at a Baldwin Dairy Road location. According to reports, a couple said someone had entered their residence and removed several items and urinated on their bed. A 9mm pistol, a gold nugget ring with emeralds and diamonds, a silver locket on a gold necklace and a gold tennis bracelet were stolen. On May 21 a loitering/ prowling complaint was filed at a Fairplay Street, Rutledge, location. According to reports, a man said that on May 19 he was awoken up by his dogs barking and that he thought he saw a flashlight beam on his front porch. Two days later the man’s dogs again woke him up and this time he thought he heard noises on the front porch. The man said he has identified footprints in the pollen on the front porch that are bigger than his. On May 20 Russell Lee Watkins, 31, Madison, was arrested and charged with simple assault. According to reports, a deputy observed a woman walking on Cochran Road, Buckhead and was told by the woman that Watkins had allegedly threatened her with a knife during an argument.

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