On May 11 a forgery complaint was filed at Burger King, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an employee said that a gray 4-door SUV driven by a white, teenage male came through the drive-through and ordered two chocolate and two strawberry milkshakes. The employee said the teen attempted to pay for the order with a counterfeit $20 bill. The employee took the bill but did not apply it to the order. The teen asked for the bill back but the employee refused to give it back. The teen asked that the employee rip the bill up but the employee instead called police and recorded the tag number of the vehicle.
On May 9 an aggravated assault complaint was filed at Ingles, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a man told officers that his ex-girlfriend had assaulted him in the parking lot, including threatening him with a knife. Reports state that the ex-girlfriend initially attempted to locate the man at a Maple Street residence in order to “pull up” on him. When she could not find the man at the residence, the boyfriend told the woman that he was currently at Ingles with his new girlfriend. The ex allegedly told him she was “on the way.” When she arrived, he said, she allegedly spit on him, threw a drink on him and pulled a knife on the complainant and chased him across the parking lot. The complainant said he slapped the knife away from the woman’s hands. A black handled serrated kitchen knife was located at a grassy area near the parking lot. The man also said the woman threatened to call police and tell them that he had slapped her, in part, so he would be arrested and violate his probation. The complainant’s new girlfriend corroborated the complainant’s statements, reports state.
On May 9 Michael Walter Cicero, 49, Winder was arrested and charged with failure to yield right of way to an emergency vehicle. According to reports, an officer received a notification from Morgan County Dispatch regarding a man in a black Kia who had left a Golden Pantry in Oconee County after allegedly cursing at employees. An officer observed the Kia pull onto North Main Street and attempted to stop the vehicle by activating sirens but the Kia refused to stop. The officer eventually pulled in front of the Kia at the intersection of Main Street and East Jefferson Street. Cicero allegedly told the officer he did not stop because “last time he stopped for the police he got a gun stuck in his face…” He was arrested and transported to the Morgan County Detention Center.
On May 7 a financial transaction card theft complaint was filed at the Morgan County Health Department, South Main Street. According to reports, a man said he left the health department and went to a restaurant and when he attempted to pay for his meal he realized he had left his debit card at the health department. He went back to the health department to retrieve his card but could not locate the card. In the interim, he said, he discovered that someone had used to card to make a $9.63 charge at Family Dollar and a $21.90 charge at Chik Fil A. The complainant put a freeze on his account and went to Family Dollar and learned that the purchase was for two packs of cigarettes and a pregnancy test. An officer reviewed surveillance tape from Chik Fil A and observed a white female in a black tank top driving a mid 2000’s red extended cab Dodge Ram pickup truck with a faded hood, a large silver tool box and a red and black tailgate use the card at the drive through lane. The woman also had a tattoo and there was a passenger in the truck.
On May 8 a criminal damage to property complaint was filed at a Fourth Street residence. According to reports, a man said someone broke the back window of his white 2010 Honda Fit.
On April 26 a simple assault complaint was filed at a school bus stopped on Hancock Street. According to reports, officers were called to the bus in regards to a fight between a 15-year-old male and three juvenile females. The male was removed from the bus and transported to Morgan County High School. The females were removed and transported to their respective schools by their mother.