Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

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On March 29, an information report was filed at a Reids Ferry Road, Buckhead residence. According to reports, a man said that someone was discharging firearms in the neighborhood. The man told a deputy he suspected a person who had recently moved into the neighborhood. The deputy spoke to the neighbor who said his son had been target shooting in a gully on their property. The man said he would talk to the son to prevent a further incident.

On March 29, a harassing phone calls complaint was filed at a Baldwin Dairy Road, Buckhead residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that while she and her sister were watching television, her nephew was walking around her trailer and cursing at the women. The complainant also alleged that the nephew was making harassing phone calls. A deputy located the nephew at a Saffold Road residence and served him with a criminal trespass notice on both women’s property. A second report states that a Saffold Road resident reported to deputies that the nephew was also coming on his property “being loud” and disturbing his family. The man said he has told the nephew several times to stay off the property.

On March 26, a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Head Road residence. According to reports, a deputy responded a deputy found a gray Ford Fusion that had been reported stolen out of Clarke County. A driver’s side tire was missing off the rim and the vehicle’s steering column was damaged and its contents exposed. The deputy said prior to locating the vehicle he had been assisting Madison Police Department officers on a “shots fired” call on Burney Street and that authorities were searching for a gray Ford Fusion in relation to that incident.

On March 25, a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Big Sandy Creek Lane residence. According to reports, a woman said her disabled son had left to ride with a person named “Rico Swa Vay” to Athens. the woman said later, her disabled son called her and said he and the man were somewhere in Atlanta and the man was threatening to put the disabled son out of the vehicle if he didn’t allow him to use his phone to play music on the vehicle sound system. The disabled son said he agreed to let the man play music using his phone. The disabled son said after the man dropped him off at home, he refused to give the disabled son’s phone back. A deputy was able to learn the true identity of the suspect. An investigator stated that he learned the man had pawned the $950 phone for $140 at a pawn shop in East Point. A warrant has been issued for the suspect’s arrest and reports state that the pawn facility has agreed to give the phone back to the disabled son.

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