Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

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On March 16 Jessica Rena Rivers, 32, Madison was arrested and charged with reckless driving, speeding, too fast for conditions and no valid license. According to reports, a deputy driving southbound at 5:45 a.m. on the Madison by pass allegedly clocked Rivers driving 90 miles an hour southbound on the by pass. Reports state that the deputy was able to perform a traffic stop. Rivers allegedly told the deputy she didn’t want to be late for work and that she did not have a driver’s license because she had failed the test.

On March 16 a criminal damage to property complaint was filed at Morgan County Fire Station 9, Fairplay Road, Rutledge. According to reports, officers reviewed a video that showed a tan station wagon damaging the parking lot by creating ruts and grooves in the gravel. A black sedan also damaged the lot. Both instances were captured on video.

On March 13 an information report was filed at a Second Street, Bostwick residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that a man and his mother were attempting to have her evicted. The woman alleged that she and the man had recently gotten into arguments that led to property being damaged. The woman alleged that the man was setting her personal items outside in the car port. The woman also showed a deputy a book that had four cut marks. She also said she had bras that had been cut and accused the man of “jumping” on her. The man told the deputy that he and the woman had been fighting non-stop for four months and he had “finally had enough.” The man denied destroying any of the woman’s property and showed a deputy his left shoe, which had multiple cuts. The man said he and his mother were working on getting the woman evicted but were concerned that the woman would cause trouble waiting on the process.

On March 13 Mary Elizabeth Bailey, 24, Buckhead and David Stanfield were arrested and charged with battery. According to reports, a deputy responded to a 911 call at a Blue Springs Road residence. Stanfield alleged that during an argument Bailey punched him in the head, bit him on the left arm and scratched his chest. Stanfield accused Bailey of using methampheatmine and said he retreated to her vehicle and locked the door. He alleged that Bailey then broke a window on the car. Bailey told the deputy that Stanfield would not let her leave the residence and had tackled her to the ground and damaged her cell phone. A  witness alleged that he heard both Bailey and Stanfield fighting and when he looked out he observed Bailey beating on her car with Stanfield inside.

On March 11 an entering automobile complaint was filed at an East Main Street, Rutledge residence. According to reports, a woman reported that someone had shattered the rear window of her 2005 Chevrolet Suburan. The woman alleged that a former boyfriend had deflated tires on two of her vehicles and had poured water in the gas tank of the suburban and had sent her several text message from a “spoofed” telephone number. 

On March 11 a dog attack complaint was filed at a Indian Creek Trail, Rutledge residence. According to reports, a 66-year-old male said he drove to the residence to ask a man if he could borrow emergency cones to mark an equipment trailer a tree cutting company had left in the roadway. The man said when he arrived a St. Bernard type dog ran up to his car in a “friendly manner.” The man said when he opened the vehicle the dog’s demeanor changed and the dog bit the man on the wrist and tried to drag him from the car. The man said he was able to get the vehicle in reverse and left the scene before being transported to Morgan Medical Center. Reports state that the reporting deputy stated he had been attacked by the same dog at the residence and know’s of a third attack by the dog.

On March 10 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Clack Road residence. According to reports, a man alleged that two months ago someone had run off the road and damaged his yard with a dually vehicle. The man said on Feb. 7 the same tire pattern was found in his yard and that there were dually “burn out” marks on the road.

On March 7 a lost firearm report was filed at a Hightower Trial, Rutledge residence. A man said at some time on March 7 he placed a pistol  on the tool box of his truck and forgot about the weapon. The man said he then drove to the store and home again before realizing he had left the pistol on top of the tool box. The man said the loaded pistol is a Jimenez Arms automatic .22 caliber. 

On March 9 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Price Mill Road, Bishop residence. According to reports, a man alleged that a former employee who had been living with the man had recently moved out. The complainant said the woman also took his credit card and debit card and had used both to make purchases without his permission. 

On March 9 Christopher Wayne Alan Eriquezzo, 25, was arrested and charged with failure to maintain insurance, driving while vehicle not registered. According to reports, a Centennial Baptist Church employee reported to the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office that he had video surveillance of a blue, convertible vehicle enter the church’s parking lot and do donuts in the parking lot and grass area. A deputy located a blue Mazda Miata  at a residence Weaver Jones Road residence and located Erizuezzo at the residence, as well. 

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