Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

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On Dec. 22 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Centennial Road, Rutledge residence. According to reports, a deputy arrived and observed a man and woman walking away from their neighbor’s property line. The woman told the deputy that the property line had been in dispute and, recently, there was an issue with where she had placed her family’s Christmas decorations. 

On Dec. 22 Dwayne Blocker, 47, Forest Park was arrested and charged with driving while license suspended. According to reports, a deputy was responded to a reckless driver complaint on Intestate 20 westbound at 1:55 p.m. The deputy reported that she initiated a traffic stop on a 2003 Dodge Caravan and consequent to the stop she observed the driver and passenger change seats. When the deputy walked up to the vehicle she received a driver’s license from a woman sitting in the driver’s seat and an identification card from Blocker. The deputy asked why the couple had changed seats and both the woman and Blocker denied that they had changed seats. Later, the woman allegedly told the deputy she had changed seats with Blocker. The deputy also contacted the person who had made the reckless driver complaint and that person reportedly said the driver of the Dodge was a man.

On Dec. 21 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Swords Trail, Buckhead residence. According to reports, deputies responded to a burglar alarm and observed a outer glass pane broken. 

On Dec. 18 a trespass complaint was filed at a Pintail Lane residence. According to reports, a woman told officers that at 10:55 p.m her Ring camera showed a white male walking across her front yard. Officers arrived and searched the area but did not locate a person. They did observed a Camry parked in the cul-de-sac in front of the woman’s residence. Officers towed the Camry. The following day a man called the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office to report that his Camry had been stolen. The man said he had been in the area because he had met a woman on Facebook and had arranged to sneak into her house through her bedroom window and he had initially gone to the wrong house. 

On Dec. 18 a recovery of a stolen vehicle report was filed at a Fambrough Bridge Road location. According to reports, a deputy responded to a report of a Dodge Ram 1500 truck on the side of the road. The deputy reported when he arrived the truck was stopped, unoccupied and that toddler, girls clothes, hats, trash and home decor was found on the ground behind the truck. The deputy learned that the truck had been reported stolen out of Newton County.

On Dec. 17 a civil matter report was filed at a Centennial Road, Rutledge residence. According to reports, a man said a woman he had known for eight months took several items that he was going to place in a yard sale and promised to pay for the items after she received her disability check. The man said the woman then left for Tennessee and has not paid for the items. The man said he received a text message from the woman on a  Sunday promising to pay him on Monday but she capitulated. 

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