Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

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On March 21, a trash left behind complaint was filed at an Athens Highway residence. According to reports, a man said that someone had placed a sofa, mattresses and bed frames inside a dumpster he had placed outside the residence while he was remodeling. The complainant said he passed by the residence at 4:15 a.m. and there was nothing in the dumpster and at noon he noticed the discarded furniture.

On March 20, a burglary complaint was filed at a Clack Road residence. According to reports, a man reported that someone had entered an outdoor shed next to a house under construction and removed more than $10,000 worth of tools, a new mahogany door valued at $2,000, new lighting fixtures valued at $1,700, Christmas dishes, Christmas items and two new Hunter ceiling fans valued at $300. The complainant said he and his parents had recently had a “falling out” with the new home’s builder and had fired the builder. He also said the family had allegedly caught the builder removing building supplies from the site after he was fired that the family had purchased. He also said the family had a “falling out” with a flooring company after, he alleged, the company had presented a premium grade flooring for review but had placed a lesser grade flooring into the house, forcing the complainants to pull the flooring up and replace it. He also said he was in the middle of a “bad divorce” and that his estranged wife “has some very bad friends.”

On March 20, Cordero Taylor, 26, Madison was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct. According to reports, a deputy responded to a complaint at a Hayes Street residence regarding a man being loud at 2:23 a.m. Reports state that Taylor allegedly was yelling at a woman on the front porch and then allegedly threw coins at the woman and a man on the porch in view of deputies.

On March 20, an damage to property report was filed at a Doster Road location. According to reports, a man said while walking his fence line he observed that someone had shattered the window glass out of his Chevrolet Luv and Ford F600 trucks. The complainant said headlights, mirrors and taillights had all been damaged on the two vehicles.

On March 19, a recovered vehicle report was filed at a Little Creek Lane location. According to reports, an off-duty officer observed a 2013 International Prostar parked approximately 20 feet off the roadway inside a gated fence. The off-duty officer reported that the truck was one of two vehicles reported stolen earlier from the TA Truck Stop, Eatonton Road, Madison. A third man informed the deputy who the truck belonged to and the deputy reached out to the truck’s owner. Eventually the truck’s owner and his wife reported that the International and another truck and trailer had been towed from TA Truck Stop without their knowledge. The couple said when the trucks are not in use they park them at the truck stop. The International was recovered from a wrecker impound yard, however the couple said they had “forgotten” to contact the Madison Police Department to reflect the change in status.

On March 17, a missing person complaint was filed at a Sugar Creek Church Road residence. According to reports, a woman reported that her husband was supposed to be home at 6 p.m. but never arrived. A deputy called three of the man’s co-workers with no contact. Later, the woman called and reported that she was able to make contact with her husband the next morning.

On March 17, a shots fired complaint was filed at a Lower Apalachee Road residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that two men were shooting some type of firearm near her residence. The woman said the men left the area in a white Dodge Ram and she followed them. She also said she was missing a clear and two white mixing bowls.

On March 17, a harassing phone calls complaint was filed at a Hayes Street residence. According to reports, a woman said around midnight her phone rang and she answered but the person on the other end did not say anything. The complainant said the same number kept calling back and she suspected her son’s ex-girlfriend and, at one point, said something to the person on the other end of the phone and that person stated something inaudible and hung up. The complainant said she then observed the son’s ex-girlfriend drive past her residence in a gold Cadillac.

On March 16, a criminal damage to property complaint was filed at a Reese Road residence. According to reports, a woman said someone entered the vacant property and broke a front door window, disassembled a greenhouse and removed a sink and counter top from a barn.

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