Law Enforcement: Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

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On February 14 an information report was filed at a Mt. Zion Road, Buckhead, location after a woman reported that while she and her boyfriend were travelling in Oconee County, a fight began regarding infidelity issues in the relationship. The complainant said the boyfriend forced her out of the vehicle and left along with the couple’s 1-year-old son. The woman said she walked for one hour before her sister arrived and picked her up and returned her to Buckhead. The woman said the man took the child to his mother’s house in Hull and that since the argument he was not answering telephones. The woman said she feared for the child’s safety.

On February 10 Evan James Conner, 33, Rutledge was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after he allegedly rushed at a deputy after a traffic stop. According to reports, a vehicle Conner was a passenger in was stopped for failure to maintain lane at the Clack Road recycling and trash dump area. Reports state that after the stop Conner left the vehicle and ran to the driver’s side door of the deputy and said “I know who you are…” A bag of jewelry was also located in the vehicle and taken for further identification.

On February 11 Tammy Lee Millican, 55, Buckhead, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and improper turn after a deputy allegedly observed her make an illegal turn at the intersection of Mt. Zion Road and Bethany Road. Consequent to the stop, reports state, the deputy requested to search Millican’s vehicle and was initially denied permission. Reports state that after the deputy said he would call a K9 unit to the scene, Millican told him there was a small quantity of marijuana in the vehicle and a pipe. Both items and rolling papers were recovered and seized.

On February 11 a battery complaint was filed at a Hawkins Avenue apartment, Rutledge location after a woman said that during an argument with her mother, the mother struck her several times in the face and knocked an infant, who was strapped in a car carrier, to the floor. Two witnesses said they observed the woman striking her daughter several times in the face. The mother had left the apartment by the time deputies arrived.

On February 10 an unruly child complaint was filed at a Williams Street, Rutledge, location after a man said his granddaughters, aged 11 and 13-years-old, had been involved in a dispute that eventually deteriorated to one girl brandishing a fire place poker and the other girl brandishing a kitchen knife. The fight allegedly started after one child took the other child’s cell phone and would not return the phone. The man said the two girls had been in a fight against each other the previous day at school.

On February 10 an unruly child complaint was filed at a Weaver Jones Road residence after a man said that after his 15-year-old son had been sent home from school for tobacco violations, he took the teen’s cell phone. The man said the teen then left the residence on his bicycle and did not inform his father where he was going. The teen was located at a friend’s house on Centennial Road and had been there since leaving his father’s house.

On February 10 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Price Mill Road, Bostwick location after a woman alleged that after she told a man he could not build a trail on her property, he cleared an area for a trail. Reports state that the man allegedly asked if he could make a trail through the woman’s property that would connect his property with his father’s. The woman said she denied the request based on insurance liabilities and because the land is part of the county’s land conservation use covenants. After the conversation the woman said her nephew later identified an area where the property had been cleared.

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