Morgan County Sheriff's Office

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

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On May 19 an unruly child complaint was filed at a Williams Street, Rutledge residence. According to reports, a woman said her 15-year-old daughter had run away again. She alleged that the daughter had been secretly leaving the house of the past two weeks. The complainant said her daughter is currently on probation and she had also contacted her probation officer. She also said the daughter had been expelled from school for bullying and fighting.

On May 18 Joyce Davis, 66, Loganville was arrested and charged with DUI, failure to maintain lane and too fast for conditions. According to reports, a deputy responded to a single car accident report at a hay field off Apalachee Road. Reports state that after he arrived he observed a Toyota Camry in the field and Davis in the back seat. The vehicle allegedly jumped several driveways, two ditches and came to a stop after traveling 349 feet off the road. Davis allegedly admitted to driving several beers prior to the incident.

On May 18 a damage to vehicle complaint was filed at a Brownwood Road location. According to reports, a man said as he was leaving his property his vehicle was not running properly. The man said he inspected his tires and noticed a large amount of an asphalt substance stuck to the two front tires. The man said he then observed that the substance had been dumped on his property in high grass on the driveway. The man attempted to remove the substance at a car wash but failed. He estimates damages at $900.

On May 16 Carlton Canteen, 54, Madison was arrested and charged with aggravated assault on a public official. According to reports, Canteen allegedly walked into the Morgan County Courthouse and at the metal detection area an officer on duty told him to put any keys or metal objects into a bag. Canteen allegedly told the officer he had a knife and was told that the knife would have to go back into his vehicle and under no circumstances was allowed at the courthouse. Canteen allegedly opened the knife and, the officer reports, waved it aggressively at the deputy and a Madison Police Department officer. He was told to put the knife away and he did. He was then arrested.

On May 15 a harassing text message complaint was filed at a Turner road residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that she had received unwanted Facebook messages from a man she did not know. The messages were sexual in nature, reports state, and the man sent nude pictures of himself. The woman gave authorities the photos. A deputy was able to locate a suspect in Monticello and the investigation is on-going.

On May 14 Keely Beth Jenkins, 21, Buckhead was arrested and charged with driving while license suspended, operating an unsafe vehicle, too fast for conditions, failure to report an accident and hit and run. According to reports, a man called authorities and alleged that Jenkins has struck a cow while it was crossing a marked cattle crossing on Baldwin Dairy Road. The man said Jenkins saver Ford Taurus struck one of the cows, throwing it into the air and onto the hood and windshield of the Taurus. The man alleged that Jenkins left the scene and he followed her to a Apalachee Woods Drive residence. The cow’s owner told the deputy that the cow had severe injuries and had to be put down. The cow is valued at $1200.

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