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On August 6 a damage to property complaint was filed at the Wal Mart parking lot, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a woman said that when she returned to her vehicle parked at row 9, she noticed a small dent and deep scratches on the passenger side of the vehicle.

On August 5 a counterfeit bill complaint was filed at McDonalds, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an employee said two elderly women used a counterfeit $10 bill to pay for an order at the drive through lane. The employee said he did not believe the women knew the bill was counterfeit. He was able to provide authorities with a tag number.

On August 3 an information report was filed at a Harper Street residence. According to reports, a woman said her 14-year-old daughter, who has Asperger’s Syndrome and Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder, became angry after the complainant told her daughter a male friend was not welcome at the house. Reports state that the daughter allegedly became verbally abusive and vulgar with her mother. The mother reported that she slapped the daughter’s face for disrespecting her and that the daughter retaliated by smacking the mother on the arm. When officers had arrived the daughter had calmed and apologized to her mother for her behavior.

On August 3 Angela King, no age, no address given, was arrested and charged with interference with a business. According to reports, an employee at Golden Pantry, North Main Street, called officers and said King was allegedly creating a disturbance by being loud to other customers. An officer arrived and warned King to calm down and leave the establishment and not return. Roughly 20 minutes later King returned and was allegedly pushing customers away  from the front counter. She was then arrested and transported to the Morgan County Detention Center.

On August 3 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Micha Way residence. According to reports, a woman said someone took three outdoor solar lights from the sidewalk leading to her residence. An officer canvassed the area and located one of the lights.

On August 2 a damage to property complaint was filed at Lowes, Eatonton Road after a woman said that while she inside shopping a “rogue” shopping cart was pushed by the wind into her Volvo and then travelled a short distance and struck a Honda. Both vehicles suffered minor damage.

On August 2 a terroristic threats and acts complaint was filed at Waffle House, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an employee informed an officer that someone had called the restaurant at approximately 1 a.m. and said there was a bomb in the restaurant. The employee said the voice sounded like a Caucasian male who said that anyone that remained inside the building would be blown up. An officer searched inside the building and outside the building but did not find a suspicious packages.

On August 7 Jack Allen Faulk, 46, Milledgville, was arrested and charged with giving false name and obstruction. According to reports, officers were dispatched to the Wal Mart parking lot, Eatonton Road, for a verbal dispute. Reports state that when they arrived they observed Faulk sitting on a cooler next to female sitting in a vehicle. When officers requested Faulk’s identification he told them he did not have any identification and allegedly gave them a false name. When officers were attempting to search Faulk for weapons he attempted to flee and was tazed. Reports state that Faulk fell onto the parking lot and damaged his face to the extent that he was transported to Athens Regional Hospital for medical care. Reports also state that Faulk is wanted in Jones County for drug and RICO charges.

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On August 8 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Sandy Creek Road residence. According to reports, a woman said an employee that lives on her property called and reported that a man was hauling off a dryer for scrap. The complainant said she told the woman to stop the man and the woman attempted to call the man but the man would not speak with her. The complainant said the man had gutted the dryer before attempting to scrap the item. She estimates its value at $25.

On August 6 an entering auto complaint was filed at a Sandy Creek Road residence. According to reports, a man stated that someone had entered his 2016 Dodge pickup truck and removed $100 from his wallet. The man said he also suspects someone took drinks from a cooler in the bed of his truck. The man’s wife reported hearing a noise around 1 a.m. and that she gathered her gun and went outside to investigate but did not see anything.

On August 7 Donald Christopher Maughon, 45, Bostwick was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct. According to reports, Maughon allegedly grabbed a woman by her hair at the Bostwick BBQ pit and shook her head violently. The woman told authorities that she and Maghon had fought earlier and she had left his Second Street residence and walked to the BBQ Pit. Two witnesses said they observed the woman walk to the pit and sat down and then Maughon pulled up in a silver SUV, got out and allegedly grabbed the woman by the hair. A male walked toward the incident and Maughon left the area. He told officers that there was “not much to tell” but that he did want to press charges against the woman for stealing he and his mother’s car several days in a row.

On August 6 a battery complaint was filed at a Heidi Trail, Buckhead residence. According to reports, a man called dispatch and alleged that two men had attacked his brother while the brother was working at property on Apalachee Woods Trail. The man said he went to the property and observed the two men allegedly dumping trash on the property. The man said he approached the men and asked them what they were doing and why they were on the property. The complainant said he pulled his truck forward to block the two men from leaving and said he was going to call law enforcement. One of the men allegedly told the man he was law enforcement, flashed a badge and then concealed the badge. One of the mane then allegedly attempted to remove the trailer from the complainant’s vehicle. The complainant then said one of the men shoved him and he pushed the man away and threatened to shoot the man. The man said he shoved one of the men away from the trailer and when he did so the second man struck him. The complainant said he threw the second man to the ground, jumped on him and began hitting him. The first man then grabbed the complainant’s hair and struck him on the back. The man said at that point he requested quarter and was given it but that one man threatened to kill him.

On August 4 a trespass notice report was filed at a Peppers Road, Bostwick location. According to reports, a woman alleged that her sister and her boyfriend engaged in a physical argument that included the boyfriend striking the sister in the face.  The complainant said she ordered both people off her property and that they remained gone for approximately 20 minutes before they returned to collect personal items including the man’s wallet and cigarettes, an inhaler, two rings and a stuffed monkey.

On August 5 an information report was filed at a Saffold Road residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that her 12-year-old daughter was being harassed by two other juveniles while riding the school bus. The woman alleged that the two juveniles were poking her daughter in the head with their fingers.

On August 4 a burglary complaint was filed at a Whispering Lakes Drive, Buckhead residence. According to reports, a man said while he was moving out of a rental house, someone took a flat screen television and a Honda generator worth approximately $3,000. The man said a day later, after he had spoken with his landlords and police, he noticed that someone had placed the television and generator near the back porch steps.

On August 4 a fraud complaint was filed at a Little River road, Newborn location. According to reports, a man said someone deposited a $995 check into his bank account. The man said he is not familiar with either the person or the bank on which the check is issued.

On August 3 a domestic dispute complaint was filed at a Centennial Road residence. According to reports, a woman said her friend’s estranged husband came to the complainant’s residence and attempted to force his way into the residence by kicking the front door. The woman said the latch to the door was broken and she estimated repair costs of approximately $30.

On August 3 Penelope Rogers Hall, 51, Watkinsville was arrested and charged with failure to maintain lane and DUI. According to reports, a male subject at a Riverwoods Drive residence called dispatch to report a domestic dispute with Hall. Dispatch advised deputies to be on the look out for Hall in a damaged red SUV. A deputy observed Hall in the vehicle at 1:30 a.m. and stopped her for failure to maintain lane. She was then arrested. The complainant requested Hall be served with a trespass notice forbidding her from returned to the property.

On August 3 a theft by taking complaint was filed at an Atlanta Highway residence. According to reports, a man alleged that while he was incarcerated his sister took a chainsaw, tree climbing equipment and papers from his residence. The sister was contacted and she denied knowledge of the items .

On August 3 a civil matter complaint was filed at a Prospect Road location. According to reports, a man said he made contact with a man at a gas station who offered paving services. The complainant said he agreed to the paving and gave the man a $6,000 check. The complainant then said he did not feel he had received his money’s worth for the paving job.

On August 3 an information report was filed at an Apalachee Woods Trail residence. According to reports, a woman said  her nephew’s girlfriend, who lives in Virginia, was sending text messages to family members, in part, threating to have the family killed by terrorist. Reports also allege that the girlfriend’s former spouse and the girlfriend were both Afghanistan natives that have both expressed a dislike for the U.S.

On August 2 John McGinty, 17, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and driving with no license and Ashley Bankston Corley, 34, Oxford was charged with possession of marijuana. According to reports, McGinty was stopped on Aplachee River Road for allegedly failing to stop at a stop sign. Consequent to the stop, the officer allegedly located a grinder and a pipe in the vehicle. Corley was a passenger in the vehicle.

On August 2 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Centennial Road residence. According to reports, a man said that someone had taken his Ruger P90 pistol off his night stand. A woman at the residence said someone had also taken 30 Xanax and 30 Celva pills.

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