Morgan County Sheriff's Department

Morgan County Sheriff’s Department

Jesse Walker Law Enforcement

On July 29 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Jackson and Hayes Street location. According to reports, a deputy responded to a complaint regarding eggs thrown at five vehicles. The vehicles were a Chevrolet Tahoe, a Ford F 150, a Ford Excursion, a Ford pickup and a Chevrolet Impala. A deputy reported that egg fragments were on the doors and windows of the vehicle. However, he was able to secure video surveillance of he incident and determined that the eggs had been thrown around 4:30 a.m. from a vehicle that is registered to an Eatonton woman.

On July 28 a burglary complaint was filed at a Doster Road residence. According to reports, deputies responded to a burglar alarm at the home and upon arrival observed that a screen had been cut from a front window and was lying in a bush. The deputy also heard a crashing noise coming from the woods near the property. The alarm sounded around 1 a..m. A rear door was open and the deputy, reports state, called for another officer. Both officers then cleared the house. While in the house in a bedroom they located two glass pipes with suspected methamphetamine, a small amount of suspected methamphetamine, a lighter and a razor blade. They also found a cigarette extinguished in a toilet. No suspect was located.

On July 28 a burglary complaint was fled at a Bostwick Highway residence. According to reports, a man said when he arrived to mow grass he noticed someone had pushed up a side porch window. The man said a black Panasonic television, a wood grain stereo and a white home telephone were all missing. The items are valued at $930.

On July 27 Johnny Spencer Ruff, 30, Monticello was arrested and charged with theft by taking. According to reports, a man reported that he observed a white Ford Expedition with a trailer sitting in his hay barn. The complainant said when he approached the vehicle, the vehicle fled. The complainant said he followed the vehicle and recorded license information and spoke with the driver regarding shingles loaded on the trailer. The driver, Ruff, told the complainant he had purchased the shingles from a man but could not recall the man’s name. A deputy was able to locate the vehicle and Ruff at a Bramblewood Drive residence and after questioning Ruff arrested him for theft.The items are valued at $700.

On July 26 a theft by taking complaint was filed at the Interstate 20 westbound rest area. According to reports, deputies responded to a wrecker service regarding the theft of a Snap-On diagnostic computer valued at $8,000. Reports state that an employee reported the last time he saw the computer was the previous night when he was working at the rest stop.

On July 25 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Mission road residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that on July 7 someone took her granddaughter’s cell phone. The woman said when the phone was taken it was in perfect working order. The woman said she had suspects regarding the theft and after she informed the suspects that she was getting law enforcement involved, the phone was returned but it was damaged. The woman said she would press charges against the suspects.

On July 25 an altercation report was filed at the Interstate 20 west bound rest area. According to reports, a man said a radiator pipe on his vehicle was damaged. The man said he knocked on another truck for assistance and the man in the truck alleged became verbally abusive and presented a knife. An officer questioned the man with the knife and the man allegedly told him he had been asleep when the complainant began knocking on his truck. The man said he told the man to leave him alone and then showed the knife to warn the man off.

On July 24 a financial card theft complaint was filed at a Aqua Lane residence. According to reports, a man alleged that two persons transferred a total of $1,009 from his account. The man was given the email address of the two persons who allegedly removed the money. The complainant said the money was taken from his monthly disability payment allotment.

On July 24 a disturbance complaint was filed at a Hayes Street residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that her estranged husband came to her residence and suggested that she should kill herself. The woman told officer she had a protective order against the man but, reports state, she had, in fact, a good behavior bond hearing scheduled in August. A deputy contacted the man who alleged that his estranged wife would not let him interact with his children. Reports state that the good behavior bond hearing was withdrawn by the complainant.

On July 24 Breann Hope Edwards, 19, Madison was arrested and charged with possession and use of drug related objects. According to reports, a deputy responded to a complaint call at a Dixie Highway residence. The complainant alleged that Edwards was living in the house but had stolen something from him and he wanted her to move out of the property. A deputy noted that Edwards had marks and scabs on her face and lip and had “scratched most of her face into sores.” Edwards was advised of the request and agreed to leave voluntarily, reports state. While moving her belongings a deputy asked to search her room. Reports state that Edwards allegedly told the deputy that she knew “she had a problem” and that she has two children currently under the custody of the Department of Family and Children Services and that she was 20 weeks pregnant. She then allegedly produced a small bag with a Bic lighter, two metal picks and two small clear bags of suspected methamphetamine. She  also showed a deputy a smoking pipe with suspected methamphetamine residue. She was then arrested.

On July 24 a harassment complaint was filed at a Long Lane residence. According to reports, a man stated that for the past three months he had been receiving three phone calls a day from a debt collection company seeking a person who did not live at the residence. The complainant said he has told the company several times that he is not familiar with the person they are seeking and has asked that his number be removed from their list but the calls have continued. The man said if he receives more calls he is going to contact an attorney regarding the harassment.

On July 23 a missing report was filed at a Heidi Trail, Buckhead residence. According to reports, a man said his 19-year-old son had gathered some clothes and left on July 20. The complainant said he had sporadic contact with the son via social media but that recently all contact had failed.

The man said the last location he had on the son was Reno, NV.

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