Morgan County Sheriff’s Department

Patrick Yost Law Enforcement

On March 9 Neshana Danielle Harper, 33, Lawrenceville was arrested and charged with DUI drugs, possession of a scheduled II controlled substance and failure to maintain lane. According to reports, a deputy allegedly observed Harper failing to maintain her lane of travel while she was driving a Chevrolet Malibu southbound on Georgia Highway 83 near Prospect Road. Reports state that the deputy alleged the vehicle swerved into oncoming lanes several times before it was stopped at the parking lot of the Country Store, Georgia Highway 83. Consequent to the stop, reports state,  a deputy noted that Harper’s head was swaying from side to side and drooping. The deputy said that while Harper was attempting to produce her driver’s license she opened her wallet and a suspected Oxycodone pill and suspected Methocarbamol pill fell from the wallet onto the ground. A deputy also located a prescription bottle of Amphetamine Salts in the vehicle.

On March 9 an information report was filed at the Morgan County School Transportation Center. According to reports, a bus driver reported that as she was ending her route, a student  brought her a .357 bullet and a .223 bullet that the student said was rolling on the floor of the bus. The driver said she was near Mt. Vernon road when the incident occurred.

On March 9 Christopher Lee Love, 36, Canton, Ga. was arrested and charged with driving with a suspended license. According to reports, a deputy reported receiving a call from Morgan County Detention Center regarding an aggressive driver on Interstate 20. The deputy arranged to intercept the 1995 Honda Accord driven by Love on the westbound lane of Interstate 20 near the 114 exit. A driver had reported that Love had allegedly been driving extremely close to her and had brandished a gun. The deputy stopped Love in the McDonalds’ parking lot. Love told the deputy he did not possess a gun. The deputy searched the vehicle but did not locate a weapon.

On March 8 a theft by taking complaint was filed at Rainbow Food Store, Athens Highway. According to reports, a clerk at the store reported that a white female, early 20s wearing blue jeans and a white sweater pulled up next to a pump between 6:30 a.m. and 6:50 a.m. in a silver cross over type SUV. The clerk said the woman waved for the clerk to turn on a gas pump and the clerk turned on the pump. The woman then allegedly pumped $41.21 worth of gas and left the store driving north on U.S. 441. The clerk also reported there appeared to be a male passenger in the vehicle.

On March 8 a fraud complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road residence. According to reports, a woman said an unknown male called her husband and told him that the caller was “Captain Banks with the Newton County Sheirff’s Office.” The caller alleged that the husband had a warrant for his arrest and to resolve the situation needed to purchase two $500 vouchers from Kroger and call “Captain Banks” back and he would advise on how to send the money. The husband reported the call to his wife and the wife advised the husband that the call was a scam.

On March 5 a damage to property complaint was filed at a Swords Road, Buckhead residence. According to reports, a woman said someone had damaged a large wooden planter at the base of her driveway.

According to reports, a deputy observed that the planter appeared to have been run over or damaged by a large vehicle.

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