Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

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On Nov. 17 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Mallory Road location. According to reports, a caretaker for a piece of property reported that someone had placed hunting stands on a fence line of the property and had damaged the barbed wire fence protecting the property and containing its livestock. A deputy noted that the stands were placed in such a manner as to hunt the complainant’s property including cutting shooting lanes towards the property. The complainant said he has contacted the Georgia Department of Natural Resources enforcement division. A deputy also left a business card on both stands requesting that the blind owner contact the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office.

On Nov. 16 a theft of livestock complaint was filed at a Broughton Road, Newborn residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that someone attempted to steal her white Palomino horse. The woman said when she walked to the barn at 7:30 a.m. she observed the horse outside its stall and the stall door locked. She also noticed that a feed scoop was missing. She located the feed scoop near the west end of pasture and observed unknown foot prints near the barn. A halter and lead roper were also missing.

On Nov. 16 Jeffery Lamont Evans, 36, Madison was arrested on a parole violation. According to reports, a deputy was called by Madison Police Department officers to aid in executing an arrest warrant against Evans at Budget Inn. During the operation, the county deputy reported parking on Ward Road. As the city officer approached Evans’ room, Evans allegedly fled on foot toward Ward Road and then in the Bell Circle and Larkmart Street areas before he was detained by officers.

On Nov. 16 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Brownwood Road residence. According to reports, a man reported that someone took his red Troy Built riding mower. The mower is valued at $500.

On Nov. 14 a financial identity fraud complaint was field at a Bass Road residence. According to reports, a man alleged that someone had used his Social Security number in an attempt to open an account with First Savings Credit Card and with CDC Federal Credit Union. The man said he noticed the attempts while using a phone app to monitor his credit score.

On Nov. 14 a theft by taking complaint was filed at an Old Buckhead Road residence. According to reports, a woman reported that someone had taken her 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee from her yard. The vehicle is valued at $25,000.

On Nov. 12 Andrew Gene Schommer, 38, Madison was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct. According to reports, deputies were called at 6:30 a.m. to Morgan Medical Center regarding a man being “loud and obnoxious.” When the deputy arrived he allegedly observed a “highly intoxicated” Schommer refusing to sign admission forms and becoming “enraged” because hospital staff would not take him immediately to an alcohol treatment facility. Schommer’s alleged behavior created fear for staff and other patients. Schommer was then detained and transported to the Morgan County Detention Center.

On Nov. 12 an information report was filed at a Mallard Ridge Court residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that a 16-year-old male in the neighborhood was carrying a .38 revolver and selling marijuana. The complainant said she observed the teen stand up outside a camper and a pistol fell out of his pants. She also said the teen used a blue bicycle for transportation in the neighborhood.

On Nov. 12 a harassing phone calls complaint was filed at a Big Sandy Creek Lane residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that she had received numerous harassing text messages from random numbers since Sept. 27. She also said her mailbox had been destroyed and different vehicles had been pulling in and out of her driveway. The woman suspects a man and his mother because she filed and received a Temporary Protective Order against the couple in September.

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