Morgan County Sheriff's Office

Morgan County Sheriff’s Department

Patrick Yost Law Enforcement

On June 8 Stephen Chick, 37, Madison was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine. According to reports, Chick was arrested during a road license check on Apalachee Road at approximately 8 p.m. No other information was available regarding the arrest.

On July 1 a terroristic threats and acts complaint was filed at a Pine Tree Circle residence. According to reports, a woman said her 10-year-old son had run into the house and alleged that a 14-year-old male had threatened him with a gun. According to reports, a deputy located witnesses who said the 14-year-old had been displaying a BB pistol earlier. Efforts to locate the 14-year-old for questioning were unsuccessful.

On June 30 Marko Miskic, 22, Conyers was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, less than an ounce. According to reports, Miskic was a passenger in a vehicle stopped on Parks Mill Road because the driver was allegedly not wearing a safety belt. Consequent to the stop, reports state, a deputy located a plastic bag of suspected marijuana in Miskic’s pocket.

On June 28 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Sewell Church Road residence. According to reports, a man said someone had taken 12 tablets of Diazepam out of his parked vehicle. The man said he had left the windows down on the vehicle overnight. The man said he suspects the Mexican Cartel, in part, because he had taken a work-related trip to South America several years ago and ever since someone had hacked his cell phones and tablet computers to access the microphones so that his conversations could be heard.

On June 28 an injuring or tearing down mailbox complaint was filed at a Greensboro Road residence. According to reports, a woman said as she was attempting to turn into Shadyside Lane a white van coming from behind swerved to avoid hitting her and struck approximately 12 mailboxes. A deputy spoke to the driver of the van who said he would contact the mailbox owners and replace them.

On June 28 a burglary complaint was filed at an Academy Lane residence. According to reports, a woman said after her father had died someone had come onto his property and removed several items including antique Campbell Soup collectible items, a set of aluminum ramps, a red chainsaw, two bottle jacks, a 12-piece setting set and tools.

On June 28 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at The Golden Pond convenience store, Newborn Road, Rutledge. According to reports, a man reported that someone had shut down power to the store and its security cameras. Deputies arrived and observed that a breaker box had been opened and breakers had been tripped. Consequent review of surveillance video showed a U Haul truck arriving prior to the power being disconnected. No entry, however, appeared to have been gained and nothing was reported stolen.

On June 27 Elizabeth Chambers, 47, Griffin was arrested and charged with hit and run and failure to report an accident. According to reports, deputies responded to a crashed Toyota Camry on Monticello Road near Broughton Road at 2 a.m. No driver or person was near the vehicle and the vehicle was towed. Two days later Chambers came to the Morgan County Detention Center to report that she had been forced off the road by an 18-wheeler. The Camry had destroyed fencing and deputies are waiting for an estimate on damage repair. Chambers told the deputy that she had walked away from the accident and gotten a ride to Athens. She was then arrested.

On June 26 a damage to property complaint was filed at a Parks Mill Road location. According to reports, a man said he was following a dump truck on Parks Mill Road when rocks fell from the truck, bounced off the road and struck his windshield. The complainant and the truck stopped and the complainant said he told the driver he was supposed to sweep the back of the truck and cover the load before he left a rock quarry and the driver allegedly told the complainant he was following too closely.

On June 25 a threat complaint was filed at a Weaver Jones Road, Rutledge location. According to reports, a woman told a deputy she was missing her dog. The woman said a black pickup truck had driven by her residence several times and threatened her and she believed took her dog. A deputy located the truck and observed three males in the truck along with a AR-15 rifle with a loaded magazine along with a Marlin rifle in the floor. One of the occupants of the truck told the deputy there also was a .22 Ruger pistol in the center console. The woman said she had asked a man at her residence to drive next door to see if neighbors had seen the dog and when the man did, he alleged that the occupants of the truck had threatened to shoot at the man. The occupants denied making any threats. The dog arrived while a deputy was speaking with the woman.

On June 26 a criminal trespass notice was filed at the Golden Pond convenience store. According to reports, a clerk at the store had locked the doors and made the customers leave. The woman alleged she had worked at the store 144 hours in the past 17 days and that she would no longer work until she got paid.

A deputy spoke with the store’s owner who said the woman was now terminated and requested that the deputy serve the woman with a criminal trespass notice. The owner advised the deputy the woman would be paid on June 30 per the store’s payroll cycle.

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