Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

Patrick Yost Law Enforcement

On Dec. 20 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at an Indian Creek Road location. No other information was available regarding the complaint.

On Dec. 19 Jadarious Lemar Hardy, 27, Covington was arrested and charged with passing in a no passing zone, driving while license suspended, possession of marijuana, less than an ounce and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. According to reports, a deputy allegedly observed a vehicle Hardy was driving on Atlanta Highway near Newborn Road pass a vehicle in a no passing zone. Consequent to a traffic stop, reports state, the deputy was advised that Hardy’s license had been suspended and that he had an active arrest warrant against him in DeKalb County. Reports state that suspected marijuana and a loaded Glock 10mm pistol was found in a red “Lightning McQueen” book bag in the trunk of the vehicle.

On Dec. 18 an attempted burglary complaint was filed at an Estes Road residence. According to reports, a man said someone had attempted to pry open a shed door. A deputy noted that there appeared to be fresh pry marks on the shed. Noting was reported taken.  

On Dec. 17 a damaging mailbox report was filed at a Fairplay Road residence. According to reports, a man said someone had broken his mailbox the previous evening. A deputy noted that there were broken pieces from the right side of a white automobile laying in the ditch along with the mailbox. The complainant estimated cost of repairs at $81.

On Dec. 17 Aynsley Danyel Newberry, 17, Madison and Garrett S. Treadwell, 18, Madison were both charged with possession of marijuana, less than an ounce. According to reports, a relative called the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office regarding Newberry, Treadwell and one other teen in the driveway of the relative’s house on Mallard Ridge Road smoking marijuana, When deputies arrived, reports state, they allegedly saw Treadwell, Newberry and the teen attempting to hide items. The relative gave deputies permission to search anyone and anything on the property. Deputies allegedly located a brown pouch with small partially-smoked marijuana cigarettes, a pink jar with a marijuana logo containing suspected marijuana, a glass pipe in the shape of a mushroom, a pink lighter, a black “Double Digits” scale, numerous mislay plastic gabs, a black “Digitz” scale, a multicolor rubber pipe with a glass bowl with residue inside, a brown “RAW” pocket ashtray and a clear plastic bag containing suspected marijuana.

On Dec. 17 an information report was filed at a Davis Academy Road residence. According to reports, a tenant said he was tired of trying to take care of his landlord’s animals without the property supplies. The landlord said he was worried the tenant continued to let his animals out and might damage the manufactured house because, in part, he was in the process of evicting the tenant. 

On Dec. 17 an entering auto complaint was filed at a Davis Academy Road residence. According to reports, a man said someone had broken into his 1983 Chevrolet S10. A deputy noted that a lock on the door of the truck had been removed. Missing were a a hands-free talking device, a mobile Wi-Fi device, an antenna, a calculator, a steering wheel wrap, two head lamps, an air filter for the truck and a box of .410 shotgun shells. The complainant estimated it would cost $100 to repair the lock. A total of $648 in items were taken. The complainant said for the past two years someone had tampered with his property. The deputy suggested the complainant set up game cameras for surveillance and the complainant said he had tried that but the cameras had been stolen.

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