Morgan County Sheriff's Office

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

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On Jan. 14 a theft by taking complaint was filed at Crossroads School, Bethany Road. According to reports, a 16-year-old female was detained after she allegedly took a $150 Patagonia jacket that belonged to a school employee. Reports state that the alleged theft was captured on video and once confronted the student went home and returned with the jacket.

On Jan. 14 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Confederate Road residence. According to reports, a man said someone had taken a 2008 Kawasaki 450 dirt bike that he was storing for his grandson while the grandson was incarcerated.

On Jan. 11 Demonti Montavious Browning, 20, Buckhead was arrested and charged with theft by taking. According to reports, a woman at a Scaffold Road residence alleged that Browning took $300 from her purse. The woman said she confronted Browning regarding the theft and, allegedly, Browning confirmed that he had taken the money and returned $200. A deputy, reports state, spoke with Browning and Browning told him he did not know what had happened to the missing $100. The woman said the theft occurred sometime between when she went to bed and 5 a.m. when she noticed the money missing.

On Jan. 11 an illegal disposal of dead animals complaint was filed at a Rehoboth Road residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that a neighbor was throwing dead chickens, turkey and hog heads over her fence. The woman also alleged that her dog was covered in dead animal feces. The complainant said she did not want to confront the neighbor regarding the issue because the two families had past issues regarding animals. A deputy advised the woman that the issue would be turned over to Morgan County Code Enforcement for resolve.

On Jan. 10 a damage to property complaint was filed at a Sewell Church Road residence. According to reports, a man said someone had damaged a chain link fence on his property. The man said the fence was in good shape a week ago but ne noticed on Thursday that the fence and two headstones had been damaged. Tracks from an all-terrain vehicle were at the site.

On Jan. 5 an information report was filed at a Bethany Road residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that a man continued to come on her property despite warnings to stay away. The woman said the man allegedly attempts to gain access to the residence via a window and then would press his face against the window and lick the window while yelling. Deputies responded to the man’s residence and located him and described him as “dazed.” The man told deputies he had a meth pipe in his pants pocket. However, he also, reports state, had a pair of adult diapers full of fecal material which impeded the search. The man was transported to the Morgan County Detention Center in order to have an opportunity to get clean. The man’s family said they were trying to get the man accepted to a assisted living home.

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