Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

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On Feb. 2 Kevaugh O Castello, 30, Jamaica, N.Y. was arrested and charged with reckless driving. According to reports, a deputy responded to a complaint call regarding a reckless driver on Interstate 20. The deputy allegedly observed a vehicle driven by Castello going 120 mph. The deputy attempted to catch the vehicle but failed and while in pursuit noticed a vehicle closely matching the suspect’s vehicle blending in with other traffic. The deputy passed the suspect vehicle and, a few moments later, the suspect’s vehicle allegedly driven by Castello came up behind the deputy’s vehicle at 103 mph. The deputy then activated emergency lighting and arrested Castello without incident.

On Jan. 30 a disorderly conduct complaint was filed at Morgan County Middle School. According to reports, a school resource officer met with school officials and the mother of a student. The mother allegedly showed officials profanity laced threats against her middle school daughter. The allegedly author of the texts, a 14-year-old female student, was disciplined by school officials, reports state.

On Jan. 31 Dylan Grey Mohon, 28, Buckhead was arrested and charged with battery and cruelty to children. According to reports, deputies responding to a domestic violence complaint at a Seven Islands Road residence were told by a woman that Mohone allegedly would not leave her alone. The woman said a verbal argument about lack of communication escalated to the point that Mohon allegedly began throwing things around the residence, placing a balled fist on her face and pushing her down as she tried to leave. The woman said she got to the kitchen and secured a knife and backed Mohon down until she could get into a bathroom and call 911. Reports state that during the 911 call dispatchers could hear Mohon attempting to force his way into the bathroom. The woman alleged that during the argument Mohon was holding an 18-month child.

On Jan. 30 a financial identity fraud complaint was filed at a Long Wood Drive residence. According to reports, a woman said someone used her married name to establish a Verizon phone account. The woman said no unauthorized charges had been made to any of her banking accounts but she reiterated that she had not established a new account.

On Jan. 29 a damage to property complaint was filed at a Shiloh Road residence. According to reports, a property owner alleged that while emergency vehicles were gaining access to his property in response to a place crash, a Morgan County Sheriff’s Office SUV had struck a gate leading into the property, damaging to the arms on the gate. The complainant alleged that repair to the gate would be $2,000.

On Jan. 29 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Turner Road residence. According to reports, a man said someone took a tan Chevrolet Camaro and a green Chevrolet Blazer from this property. The man said both vehicles had been paid off. The man’s son told a deputy that he had observed the two vehicles being towed through downtown Madison on a white tow truck at 10:43 a.m. but said the tow truck did not have a name on the side of the vehicle.

On Jan. 28 an information report was filed at a Weaver Jones Road, Rutledge residence. According to reports, a man said when he woke at 6 a.m. he observed blood leading from the rear door of the residence to the hallway near a kitchen. The man said when he went to sleep the night before he had not observed the blood on the walls. The man said he considered that his cat might have been attacked and had entered the residence through a cat door but he located the cat and the cat did not show sign of injury. He also said his dog is very protective and would have barked if something had entered the residence but during the night the dog never barked. The man said he sleeps with his door open and would have heard it if the dog barked. Reports state that nothing in the house appeared to be tampered with, other than the blood on the walls.

On Jan. 27 Amasa Morgan Allen Simpson, 19, Madison was arrested and charged with simple battery and possession of marijuana. According to reports, a deputy responded to a physical confrontation complaint at a Mallard Court residence. 

When the deputy arrived he entered the residence, reports state, and observed Simpson. He said Simpson allegedly lifted a pipe to his mouth and ignited a bowl of suspected marijuana and inhaled. The deputy removed the pipe and placed him under arrest. 

Reports state that Simpson allegedly became upset because relatives in the residence had not asked him how his day had gone. Reports allege that he struck one man twice in the mouth during the disagreement.

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