Morgan County Sheriff's Office

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

Patrick Yost Law Enforcement

On Dec. 16 a burglary complaint was filed at a Parks Mill Road residence. No other information was available regarding the alleged burglary.

On Dec. 15 an information report was filed at a Davis Academy Road residence. According to reports, a woman requested and received a criminal trespass notice against a woman she said she had warned to stay off her property. The woman was located and served with the notice three days after the request.

 On Dec. 12 a dog attack report was filed at a Sewell Church Road, Mansfield residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that her dog had been killed by a neighbor’s German Shepard. Reports state that the complainant’s dog had wounds that appeared consistent with a dog attack. The deputy was notified by Morgan County Dispatch that the German Shepard’s owner had called Morgan County Animal Control to surrender the dog because of the attack.

On Dec. 12 a suspicious activity report was filed at a Sandy Creek Road residence. According to reports, a woman told deputies that a black Dodge Challenger had pulled up behind her on US 278 and driven at an unsafe distance behind her vehicle. The woman said she slowed down and attempted to pull over to allow the vehicle to pass but the vehicle remained close behind. The woman said she pulled into a parking lot and the vehicle continued, but later on Dixie Highway the vehicle appeared in her rearview mirror again. She called her husband for assistance and drove to Rutledge and the vehicle again drove away. The woman said the same incident with the same vehicle had occurred approximately two weeks ago.

On Dec. 12 an entering auto complaint was filed at Rutledge Post Office, Newborn Road, Rutledge. According to reports, a woman reported that someone had entered her vehicle and removed her wallet. The complainant said that 30 minutes prior she had received notification from American Express that her card had been used to purchase $375.46 worth of items at the Rutledge Dollar General store. While speaking with officers the woman also was called by American Express and told that someone had tried to use the same card to purchase $518.55 in items at a Kroger in Covington but that charge had been refused. The woman also said that Chase Slate Visa had called her and told here that the Visa card had been used to purchase $400.45 worth of items from the Rutledge Dollar General and 50 minutes later had been used to purchase $518.55 from a Kroger in Covington. The woman froze all accounts and, reports state, investigators were able to acquire video footage of persons making the transactions.

On Dec. 12 a damage to property complaint was filed near the intersection of Bostwick Highway and Doster Road. According to reports, a man said he was driving and hauling a camper when a log truck pulled from Doster Road onto Bostwick Highway and a log fell off the truck. The complainant said he struck the log and damaged his vehicle.

On Dec. 11 a leaving the scene of an accident complaint was filed at an Aqua Road location. According to reports, a deputy was dispatched at 5:48 a.m. to an automobile accident report. The deputy observed a red Honda Civic in a ditch. The deputy located the vehicle’s owner and was told that the vehicle had been sold to her brother but the title had not been changed. A day later the brother arrived at the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office and told a deputy that he had wrecked the vehicle but was on his way to work and had planned on coming back later to retrieve the vehicle. The incident remains under investigation, reports state.

On Dec. 11 a burglary complaint was filed at a Bethany Road residence. According to reports, a couple reported that someone had called from an unidentified number and a male had asked who the woman was and what she wanted. The complainant said she was told by a second couple who also lives on Bethany Road that three minutes later they also had received a similar call but that the it had come from a number listed as their home residence. The woman’s husband went to the Bethany Road residence of their friends and said he saw someone running with a flashlight in a field behind the house. Another man arrived and cleared the house and reported that at that time there didn’t appear to be anything taken from the house.

On Dec. 10 a criminal damage to property complaint was field at a Indian Creek Road location. According to reports, a man said someone was continuously driving through a cable across the front of his property. The man gave deputies photos of a white Jeep Wrangler with a black truck striking the cable. The man said this is the sixth time the cable has been damaged.

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