Morgan County Sheriff's Office

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

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On Feb. 17 a fight complaint was filed at a Holland Springs Road residence. According to reports, a deputy stated that he responded to the complaint of a fight and was flagged down by a man. The man alleged that he and his girlfriend’s son had “began arguing… and they eventually ended up in a tussle.” While the deputy was speaking with the man a vehicle containing the mother and son drove past. The mother was contacted and told to bring the son to the Morgan County Detention Center so he could be served with a criminal trespass notice barring him from the man’s Holland Springs Road property. Initially the son agreed, however, deputies waited on his arrival and he never complied.

On Feb. 16 a trespass notice request was filed at Jackson Towing, Turner Road. According to reports, an employee alleged that a former employee had entered the property and removed a refrigerator that belonged to the ex-employee. A deputy located the former employee who told him he had also taken an edger and a weed eater that also belonged to him while he was at the business. The former employee was served with a criminal trespass notice.

On Feb. 14 a burglary complaint was filed at a Greensboro Road residence. According to reports, a woman said she and her husband left the residence at 12:15 p.m. to go to lunch and grocery shopping. The woman said when the couple arrived back home they noticed the carport door slightly ajar. In the master bedroom dresser drawers were found open. There was a glass vase with flowers lying on its side on the bed. The woman was composing a list of taken items to give to police.

On Feb. 14 an information report was filed at a South Trace, Rutledge residence. According to reports, a man said a man in a white work truck pulled into his yard and told the homeowner he had been hired to give a quote on building  a new driveway. The complainant said he had recently listed his residence for sale but, at this time, no one had purchased the house.

On Feb. 14 a theft by deception complaint was filed at  an Athens Highway location. According to reports, a man said someone had purchased a $8,333 trailer using a credit card and, after the trailer had been picked up, the transaction had been denied after the transaction had been disputed.

On Feb. 11 a damage to property complaint was filed at a Cochran Road residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that someone took grill moulding and a bumper louver from her vehicle. A deputy observed the vehicle and ’the investigation revealed several areas of prior damage to the vehicle that may have caused the pieces to fall off the car.”

On Feb. 11 an information report was filed at a Price Mill Road. According to reports, a man alleged that a woman had placed a temporary protective order (TPO) against him. The man alleged that despite the TPO  the woman had attempted to “FaceTime” the man but he had not answered the call. The man showed a deputy his call log. The man said he wanted the TPO pulled because of the woman’s actions. The deputy advised the man to request a court hearing to have the TPO dropped.

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