Morgan County Sheriff's Office

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

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On Feb. 2 Richard A. Reid, 26, Eatonton was arrested and charged with driving with a suspended license, defective equipment, possession of marijuana, less than an ounce and possession of controlled substance. Christopher Kitchens, 23, Eatonton was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, less than an ounce and possession of drug related items. According to reports, the arrests came after a vehicle driven by Reid was stopped for having a broken windshield. Consequent to the stop, reports state, an officer reported that there was a smell of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Reid and Kitchens allegedly told the officer that marijuana was located in the glove box of the vehicle. A small amount of marijuana was located in the glove box. However, a search of the vehicle also, allegedly, revealed suspected crystal methamphetamine, a glass pipe, a homemade straw for snorting drugs and a rolled up dollar bill. Reports also state that Reid told the officer prior to being transported to the Morgan County Detention Center that he had three Xanax pills in his right shoe and two Soma pills. Reports also state that Putnam County had an active arrest warrant for Kitchens. 

On Feb. 2 Riley Bruce Garner, 17, Madison was arrested and charged with DUI (drugs), failure to stop at a stop sign, possession of marijuana and endangering a child. According to reports, a deputy allegedly observed a mini-van driven by Garner fail to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of Double Bridge Road and Dixie Highway. Consequent to a stop, the officer alleged that Riley was impaired from smoking marijuana. A suspected marijuana cigarette and partially smoked marijuana cigar were located in the vehicle as well as two passengers. One of the passengers was a 13-year-old male. Reports state that all occupants of the vehicle had bloodshot and glassy eyes.

On Feb. 1 a battery and criminal trespass complaint was filed at Crossroads School, Bethany Road. According to reports, a bus driver reported that while he was unloading students at the school a former student arrived and began to pummel a 14-year-old female student. An officer located the 14-year-old who had migrated to a Pine Tree Circle residence. The teen was “visible upset and stated that she wanted (suspect) to come out of the house to fight.” The officer calmed the teen until her sister arrived and then request that she go home. The teen agreed but said she might return. She also told the officer that she did not desire to press charges but was interested in “payback.” On Jan. 31 a criminal trespass notice was served against the 14-year-old and a second juvenile from the Pine Tree Circle residence because, reports state, the juvenile and her sister had come to the resident and were allegedly verbally abusing a woman at the residence.

On Feb. 1 an unruly juvenile complaint was filed at a roller rink, Chivers Avenue, Buckhead. According to reports, an employee alleged that a 15-year-old male was using foul language at the roller rink. The woman said when she confronted the child regarding his language, the child took an aggressive stance with the woman, who then called authorities and had the child and a friend banned from the establishment.

On Jan. 31 arrest warrants for cruelty to children and aggravated assault were issued against Quentin Smith, 26, Madison. According to reports, a woman alleged that when she went to a Flat Rock Road residence to meet with Smith he allegedly strangled the complainant and held her against her will. The woman said her 6-month-old child was in the back seat of the vehicle during the alleged altercation. A deputy reported that the complainant had bruises and injuries on her neck and blood on the her shirt, along with blood running down her ankle.

On Jan. 30 a simple battery and theft by taking complaint was filed at Relax Inn, Athens Highway. According to reports, a woman alleged that a man came to her room and took $1,900 from her purse. The woman said when she confronted the man he allegedly slammed her into the wall and threw her onto the floor before leaving. The complainant’s son told police that the man called him and said he had observed through a motel window the complainant lying on the floor. The son said he and the suspect went to the Relax Inn and found the complainant passed out on the floor. The son said he and the suspect placed the woman in a bed and left.

On Jan. 29 Gavin Thomas Breedlove, 17, Madison was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, less than an ounce and possession of drug related objects. According to reports, a deputy reported that while patrolling on Plum Street he allegedly observed Breedlove sitting it eh driver’s seat of a parked silver Toyota pickup truck. Reports allege Breedlove was having trouble “holding his head up.” The deputy approached the vehicle and allegedly smelled raw marijuana in the vicinity of the truck. The deputy searched the vehicle and allegedly found a glass Mason jar of suspected marijuana, multiple empty cigar wrappers and one cigar and a container of vape oil. 

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