Morgan County Sheriff's Department

Morgan County Sheriff’s Department

Patrick Yost Law Enforcement

On Feb. 11 a child custody complaint was filed at a Lake Shore Drive residence. According to reports, a man said when he arrived at the residence to collect his 7-year-old daughter at 4 p.m., he was told by his ex-wife’s father that the ex-wife and child had left the residence. The complainant said this was in violation of a court order that provided his ex-wife to visit with the child while under third party supervision approved by the court. A deputy then went to the ex-wife’s boyfriend’s house on Shady Side Lane but had no contact. The deputy then made several attempts to contact the ex-wife via telephone but failed. He then made contact with the ex-wife’s boyfriend who told him he had not spoken with the woman since Feb. 4. The deputy then located the woman’s vehicle at the Deerfield Inn, Eatonton Road. He and additional units approached the room and found the woman, a man and the child in the room. The woman told the deputy she had not received the court order. The child was turned over to her father.

On Feb. 9 a theft by taking complaint was filed at Bostwick Citgo, Bostwick Road, Bostwick. According to reports, an employee reported that on Feb. 5 two Hispanic men came into the store and played the slot machines at the store. However, reports state, the men put a $20 into the machines and pulled the bill out after receiving credit on the machine. The men won, reports state, more than $1,000 in store credit and cashed the credit in on lottery tickets. The men were driving a white Lincoln Navigator SUV.

On Feb. 7 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a West Dixie Highway, Rutledge residence. According to reports, a man said someone took his 2007 International car hauler enclosed trailer. The man said he last saw the hauler on Feb. 7. Locks securing the trailer were broken and left at the scene. The trailer is valued at $2,000.

On Feb. 8 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Thankful Road residence. According to reports, a man said someone had taken his blue GMC Sonoma pickup truck from his residence during the night. The complainant said the truck had no tag. A deputy told the man that the truck had been found stuck in a ditch on Clack Road and had been towed.

On Feb. 7 a damage to property complaint was filed at a Nolan Store Road residence. According to reports, a woman said someone in a dark colored pickup truck had thrown a water bottle at her mailbox and dented the box. She said this was the second time someone had damaged the box.

On Feb. 6 James Antonio Wilson, 40, Madison was arrested and charged with two counts assault, one count obstruction and one count possession of marijuana, less than an ounce. According to reports, officers were called to a Jackson Street residence in regards to a domestic incident. When deputies arrived they noted that Wilson was detained by a Madison Police Department officer. A 68–year-old woman alleged that she and her 69-year-old husband argued with Wilson because he was moving furniture into a living room in order to watch television. The woman said she told Wilson not to and he became enraged and threw her walker out of the room and held her down on the couch by placing both hands on opposite ends of her cane and pressing the cane on her chest while yelling at her. The man said as he was attempting to make a 911 call Wilson struck him in the chest with a closed fist and then forced him into a bedroom where he shoved him onto a bed. The Madison officer told deputies he had allegedly located a small bag of suspected marijuana on Wilson’s person during the arrest. Reports state that Wilson told the officers “I know I’m going to jail. Read me my rights and take me because I’m tired.”

On Feb. 5 a terroristic threats and acts complaint was filed at Valero Convenience Store, Newborn Road. According to reports, a chip vendor said he was was completing his order at the store when a black male entered and looked at the man and asked “do I know you?” The man said he replied “No, do you know me?” and the suspect said “I don’t want to know you.” The suspect then allegedly cursed at the man, lifted his shirt to reveal the butt of a handgun in his waistband and while saying “I will shoot you and that “If my old lady was to in the car, I would beat you punk (expletive).” The man left the convenience store in a dark colored Chevrolet SUV.

On Feb. 5 a domestic dispute report was filed at a Ponder Pines Road residence. According to reports, a man said on Dec. 25 he and his wife were involved in a physical altercation, in part, because “her significant other kept calling during family time.” The man said he told the other man repeatedly to stop calling. The man said on Jan. 18 his wife asked to collect her belongings  and he agreed but while she was collecting her belongings the man began to call her and that prompted the complainant to tell his wife to get off his property. The woman told the man, he said, that she was not leaving without her belongings and he threatened to break the windows in her vehicle and she produced a shotgun. The man said, however, he did not want to press charges because he “loved the woman and wanted to protect her.”

On Feb. 5 William Dewayne Hicks, 26, Madison was arrested at Krystal’s restaurant, Eatonton Road, and charged with failure to appear and possession and possession of marijuana, less than an ounce. No other information was available regarding this arrest.

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