Morgan County Sheriff's Office

Morgan County Sheriff’s Department

Patrick Yost Law Enforcement

On Aug. 5 an animal complaint was filed at a Cedar Grove Road, Buckhead, location. According to reports, a man said a reddish dog was on his property and was frightening his children. Morgan County Animal Control was called.

On Aug. 4 a trespass notice was served on Guinn Road. According to reports, a woman said she agreed to allow a woman to stay at her property with the caveat that the woman’s daughter not be allowed on the property, in part, because the daughter could not be trusted. The complainant reported that despite the agreement, the daughter was allowed to stay at the property. The complainant said she is now missing a wheel chair lift from the back of a pickup truck. While a deputy was at the Guinn Road property to investigate, he knocked on the door but no one answered. Later, the daughter came out of the house with her bags packed. She was served a criminal trespass notice and given a ride to Sugar Creek Baptist Church so her boyfriend could pick her up, reports state.

On Aug. 4 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Doster Road location. According to reports, a man stated that someone entered two structures on a 55 acre plot of land and removed a Polaris Ranger, Polaris 500, Polaris 250 and Yamaha 250 from the property. The complainant said a new ceiling fan, fishing poles, tackle boxes and fishing tackle were also missing. He told a deputy that several weeks ago someone had also taken a small pond fishing boat, trolling motor and battery. The complainant valued the ATVs at $30,000. Also, he said, two bottles of Vodka were emptied.

On Aug. 4 a theft by taking and burglary complaint was filed at a Centennial Road, Rutledge residence. According to reports, a man said over the past three months he had noticed that several prescribed pills, including Alprazolan, were missing from Fed Ex shipments he received. He also alleged that someone had entered his camper and used his copier to make copies of his prescriptions and personal documents and entered his fire safe and removed 10 oxycodone and 14 ocycotin pills. He also alleged that the suspects had left a transmitter in the camper and he had waited for them to return to collect the transmitter so he could catch them on his property. He said he had since thrown the transmitter in the woods and could not find the transmitter for a deputy.

On Aug. 4  an information report was filed at a Clack Road residence. According to reports, a man said that someone in the area was shooting firearms “constantly.” A deputy reported hearing gun fire temporarily but then the gun fire stopped and did not continue.

On Aug. 4 an entering auto complaint was filed at the Mountain Bike Trail, Hard Labor Creek State Park, Knox Chapel Road, Rutledge. According to reports, a man said while he was riding his bike on the trail someone shattered a window and removed two cool wraps and a towel.

On Aug. 4 a trespass notice was filed at a Davis Academy Road residence. According to reports, a man said he agreed to allow an ex-girlfriend to come to the residence to retrieve personal items with the understanding that she would be gone when he arrived. The man said when he arrived the woman was still at the residence and a verbal altercation ensued that included the woman kicking over his motorcycle and taking linens from his children’s beds.

On Aug. 4 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Pintail Lane residence. According to reports, a woman reported that a woman came to her residence to pick up her son despite her telling the woman several times to stay away from her residence and place of work. A criminal trespass notice was served to the woman.

On Aug. 3 a terroristic threat and acts complaint was filed at the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office, Monticello Road. According to reports, a female attorney from Gwinnett County stated that she had been involved in a visitation hearing where a Morgan County man had his visitation rights with his children removed. The complainant said on July 19 at 7:07 a.m. she received a call on her cell phone and did not answer. Two minutes later she received a call again from the same number and this time a man, believed to be the man involved in the court hearing, left several threatening messages. The phone number was tracked to the man.

On Aug. 3 Tanquiris Wright, 25, Madison was arrested and charged with theft by taking and obstruction. According to reports, a deputy responded to a Greensboro Road residence where a man alleged that Wright pushed a woman down and took a .22 rifle and fled in a gray Kia. Officers allegedly observed Wright driving the Kia near Orchard Grove Apartments. When an officer attempted to stop Wright, Wright stopped and fled on foot, reports state. The .22 rifle was recovered from the vehicle and Wright was located at a residence on Micha Way holding a knife. Wright, reports state, put down the knife but then allegedly struggled as officers were trying to detain him. He allegedly attempted to grab a pair of scissors during the altercation.

On Aug. 3 a burglary complaint was filed at a Mission Road residence. According to reports, a man said someone took his $1,600 lawnmower while he was on a trip.

On Aug. 3 a lost property complaint was filed at Rutledge Crossing convenience store, Atlanta Highway. According to reports, a man said he paid for an item at the store and placed his wallet on the counter. The man said he left without the wallet and after he arrived home he realized it was missing. He returned to the store but was told that a clerk had not noticed the wallet. The man said he had $300 cash in the wallet.

On Aug. 2 a burglary complaint was filed at a Godfrey Road residence. According to reports, a woman said after two renters left a rental property on Aug. 1 someone kicked open a front door and took four decorative lamps valued at $60, a large dog crate valued at $175 and a Sony DVD player valued at $50.

On Aug. 1 a fraud complaint was filed at a Fairplay Road residence. According to reports, a woman said she had been locked out of her computer and she had received a telephone call stating that the woman needed to pay $100 to get her computer back on line.

On Aug. 1 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Clack Road residence. According to reports, a man reported that rental property on Clack Road was missing three window air condition units ($750), a stainless steel refrigerator ($600) and a red Massey Ferguson 35 tractor ($5,000). The man said he had attempted to contact three persons who had been renting and living in the residence before moving out but they refused to answer their phones.

On Aug. 1 a theft by taking complaint was filed at Hard labor Creek State Park, Hard Labor Creek Road. According to reports, a man said when he and another employee went to collect parking fees from the beach access area he observed someone had broken into the parking fee box. The man estimated $80 was taken.

On July 31 Hayley Sandra Hood, 28, Madison was arrested and charged with probation violation, driving with a suspended license and giving false name. Russell Watkins, no age, no address given, was also arrested and charged with giving false name and for an outstanding warrant out of Newton County. According to reports, a vehicle Hood was driving on Interstate 20 was stopped. Consequent to the stop, reports state, both Hood and Watkins allegedly gave a deputy wrong names and wrong dates of birth. The deputy was able to ascertain Hood’s actual name and, reports state, learned that Hood was wanted in Morgan and Newton counties and by the Covington Police Department. Reports state that Hood’s driver license had been suspended on March 9, 2018 for driving while license suspended and again on July 10, 2018 for a super speeder violation.

On July 31 theft by taking complaint was filed at a Monticello Road location. According to reports, a woman said while she was incarcerated one of her roommates had removed a $2,5000 bed and $300 500 cc dirt bike and had sold the dirt bike for $20 and would not tell the complainant were the bed was located.

On July 30 a terroristic threats and acts complaint was filed at a Holland Springs Road residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that a man had told her brother that he was going to kill the complainant. The complainant said she allows the suspect to live rent free in one of her properties that that the man drinks “all the time” and has destroyed the house.

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