Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

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On June 16 an information report was filed at a Atlanta Highway location. According to reports, a woman said while she was following a truck towing a pontoon boat, a piece of aluminum came loose and struck her vehicle in the front grill. The piece of aluminum knocked the grill loose.

On June 15 Jildo Edgardo Pinto Mejia, 34, Baltimore was arrested and charged with driving while license suspended and improper passing of an emergency vehicle. According to reports, a deputy said while he was on a traffic stop on Interstate 20 Mejia allegedly drove past the traffic stop in the right hand lane. Reports state that the deputy executed a traffic stop on Mejia and, consequent to the traffic stop. learned that his license had been suspended in Maryland in April.

On June 14 a terroristic threats and acts and disruption of public schools complaint was filed at Morgan County Middle School. According to reports, an administrator contacted a Morgan County Sheriff’s Deputy on May 23 regarding a 12-year-old male student who had allegedly threatened to kill both fellow students and staff. The child was in a counselor’s office with his uncle, reports state. The child was on the ground and was, reports state, kicking and screaming at his uncle and staff. A deputy reported that she attempted, for 10 minutes, to try and calm the student so he could be walked to his uncle’s vehicle but the child would not get off the floor or stop struggling with his uncle. Eventually, reports state, the deputy placed the child in handcuffs in order to transport him to the vehicle. Both the uncle and the deputy attempted to raise the child to walk but the child refused and had to be carried most of the way to the vehicle. The school, on June 14, told officers that they wanted to press charges against the child.

On June 14 Jeremy Keith Shumate, 34, Rutledge was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug related items. According to reports, investigators went to a house on Old Mill Road in Rutledge to serve a warrant. Consequent to the service of the warrant, Shumate was arrested.

On June 14 a burglary complaint was filed at a Drake Road residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that someone had entered her residence and removed an Apple I Pad, two signed checks, a small safe and water jug with change. The woman said on June 4 her daughter told her she believed someone had entered the residence. The complainant said she dismissed the daughter’s concerns because, at the time, she did not observe anything missing. However, the daughter’s father reported that he received an alert that someone was trying to log into his Apple account and he received a notice that someone had tried to apply for a Discover credit card. At that point, reports state, the woman noticed that the man’s safe with important papers was missing.

On June 14 a theft of lost or mislaid property complaint was filed at a Lower Apalachee Road residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that while she was spending time with her husband while he was in the hospital, someone entered her residence and took her cell phone charger and “Disturbia” CD. The woman also suspected that someone had taken a towel but she later located the towel. She told officers when she left she did not lock the door but nailed it shut with one nail. The door was open when she returned. She also suspects, reports state, that someone has tampered with her food.

On June 14 Donald Lee Glaze, 26, covington was arrested and charged with DUI and possession or marijuana. Reports state Glaze was arrested near the intersection of Fairplay Road and Hestertown Road at 9 p.m.There was no other information available regarding the arrest.

On June 13 a damage to property complaint was filed at a Launius Road, Good Hope location. According to reports, a couple alleged that sometime between Friday, June 7 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, June 9 at 3 p.m. someone shot their mailbox with a shotgun. Damage is estimated at $50.

On June 13 a harassment complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road location. According to reports, a man said while he was working at a local manufacturing company as a contractor, a fellow employee threw his pair of coveralls in a container of oil. He also alleged that the employee threatened to kill the complainant and said that his second job was “killing people.” 

On June 12 Shamika Denise Hunter, 35, Monroe was arrested and charged with DUI and failure to maintain lane. According to reports, an officer was called to a Lawrence Drive residence and observed Hunter, at 12:30 a.m., walking along a woodline near Brenda Lane. The officer stopped and questioned Hunter who allegedly told the officer she had been at the Brenda Lane residence and was waiting on a ride. The officer said, reports state, that he asked Hunter how she had gotten to the residence and she could not or would not say. He then asked her if she was the driver of the vehicle that had struck a brick mailbox on Lawrence Drive and she allegedly admitted that she had. The deputy spoke with the owner of the mailbox who reported that he had spoken with Hunter after the mailbox had been struck and Hunter had agreed to pay the damages to the mailbox. The homeowner said Hunter told him a deer had run out in front of her vehicle and caused her to strike the mailbox.

On June 11 Randall Otto Moss, Jr. 47, Atlanta was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine. According to reports, officers with the Investigations Division went to a residence on Jones Woods Lane, Good Hope to follow up on drug complaints. Moss was arrested. No further information regarding the arrest are available.

On June 11 a donkey complaint was filed at a Prospect Road residence. According to reports, a couple reported that a neighbor’s donkey continues to get out of its enclosure and comes onto their property or into the road. The couple said they have asked the neighbor several times to secure the animal but the neighbor said the donkey “showed up” one day and took residence with her. A deputy tried to speak with the neighbor regarding the renegade donkey but no one was home. A Blue Tick Heeler hound, however, at the residence, approached the deputy in an aggressive manner so the deputy could not reach out and close the door to his patrol vehicle until a second dog arrived and the Blue Tick Heeler attacked the second dog.

On June 10 an information report was filed at a Rehoboth Road residence. According to reports, a man said someone entered his property and ransacked his 2002 Jeep Wrangler. The vehicle’s door was open, its fog lights were one, the gas fill door and glove box door were both open. The man suspects his estranged wife is responsible for the incident.

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