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On October 5 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Apalachee Woods Trail, Buckhead, location. According to reports, a man said someone entered his property and removed a trailer that contained a four-wheeler, a Stihl weed blower, Ryobi chain saw and battery charger. The trailer was located on the side of Oconee Road but all the items, including a deer stand, were taken.


On October 5 a damage to property complaint was filed at a Pinetree Circle location. According to reports, a man alleged that a woman known to him was asked to leave his residence for being disrespectful. The man said the woman told him she had a ride enroute but two hours later no one had arrived. The man said he had to leave for work and told the woman she had to stand outside. The man said when he came home someone had shattered two windows of his residence with rocks. The man suspects the woman.


On October 5 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Parsonage Road location. According to reports, a woman said someone told her that her Chevrolet Blazer was gone from her residence and was parked at a Seven Islands Road residence. The woman said she confirmed that the vehicle was missing and also confirmed that it was at the Seven Islands Road residence. A deputy spoke to a man at the Seven Islands Road residence who said that the vehicle’s owner, who is incarcerated, had given him permission via a third party to use the vehicle to move some items. The deputy spoke to the incarcerated owner who said that he had not given the man permission to use the vehicle. The vehicle was returned to the female complainant, who is the girlfriend of the vehicle’s owner.


On October 5 a domestic dispute complaint was filed at a Rehoboth Road, Bishop, location. According to reports, a man told an officer that because of fighting, he wanted his son and his son’s wife to vacate a camper trailer that was parked on the complainant’s property. The son told a deputy that he knew his rights and that the parents could not make him leave until they initiated the eviction process. The son also said that at one point the parents had turned off the power to his camper but he had turned the power back on. The son also demanded that his son leave the parents house and stay with him in the camper but the teen told a deputy he would prefer to stay in his room with his grandparents. The following day deputies returned and arrested the son on two outstanding warrants out of Barrow County. A day earlier, a separate reports states, deputies were called to the same location. This time, reports state, the son’s daughter told him to “shut up” when he was allegedly yelling at his mother and the grandmother allegedly snatched a cell phone from her granddaughter and slapped her face. The grandmother said that the granddaughter had entered the residence cursing and screaming and she had taken the phone in an attempt to call 911. On October 4 a burglary complaint was filed at a Eatonton Road location. According to reports, a man said someone had broken into his farm’s office and removed a pistol and cell phone. The complainant said there had been a series of odd events at the farm recently including gates being opened and cattle being set free. On October 4 Rebecca Avilene Wilson, 41, Covington, was arrested and charged with battery. According to reports, Wilson allegedly attacked a man at a James Street residence. The man said the argument began when Wilson allegedly took a bowl of ice cream from a juvenile and when the juvenile started to cry, Wilson forced the juvenile to go outside. The man, who is the father of the juvenile, told the juvenile to come back inside and at this point Wilson allegedly attacked the man. A deputy observed a large cut on the man’s face and his eye appeared swollen.


On October 2 a burglary and criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Parks Mill Road location. According to reports, a man said that someone had entered the house and removed an older model television set that belonged to his 85-year-old mother-in-law. Reports state that someone apparently entered through a rear screen door.


On October 1 a 15-year-old male student was charged with disruption with the operation of public schools. According to reports, an administrator at Crossroads School, Bethany Road, reported that the student brought a bandana to school, against school policy and was then defiant and disruptive when asked to turn in the bandana. The student was removed from the school and given a ride home.


On September 30 a forgery complaint was filed at a East Main Street, Rutledge location. According to reports, a woman said a man called her and inquired about renting her house. The woman said she told the man the rental stipulations and sent the man a rental agreement for the man to look over. The complainant said a few days later a friend called her and told her that someone was moving into her house. The woman said she contacted the man and determined that it was the same person. She said she told man to cease moving items into the house until a rental agreement could be met and both parties could sign the document. The woman said a few days later she learned that the man had allegedly established water service with the city of Rutledge by using a signed rental agreement. The woman, who lives out of state, said she had not signed the agreement and had not received a signed document from the man.


On September 30 Kentavius Dortez Rowland, 20, Greensboro, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, less than an ounce. According to reports, six “blunt” marijuana cigarettes were allegedly found in a vehicle Rowland was driving. A deputy confronted Rowland after receiving a complaint of a suspicious vehicle near Seven Islands Road and Parks Mill Road.


On September 30 an unruly child complaint was filed at a Mergandollar Road, Good Hope, location. According to reports, a 13-year-old male’s grandmother reported that the child refused to go to school. The child told a deputy he did not feel well. The deputy noted that the child has missed 15 days of school this year. The grandmother said there was nothing physically wrong with the child and that he had not completed his homework and the day before had not gone to school because he was going to be given a test.


On September 30 Tyrone Williams, 43, Madison was arrested and charged with loitering. According to reports, a deputy arrived at a Jackson Street residence regarding a complaint call of a fight with a weapon and observed a Georgia State Patrol trooper containing Williams. The trooper said Williams had fled and attempted to hide in the crawl space under the house when officers arrived. Williams was also served with a failure to appear warrant out of the city of Madison. Officers located a pistol at the residence and located bullets and a magazine on the ground in front of the residence.


On September 30 Judith Ann Knight, 62, Madison, was arrested and charged with burglary. According to reports, Knight knocked on a woman’s door on Cleveland Avenue and told the woman that her husband had pushed her out of a car and that she needed help. When the woman told Knight she would call 911 for her Knight fled. Another woman on Cleveland Avenue said when she returned home she observed Knight leaving her house. The woman said Knight said her husband was trying to kill her and she needed help. The woman alleged that Knight had broken a window to enter the residence. Knight was located walking eastbound on Interstate 20.

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