Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

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On May 15, a battery complaint was filed at an Atlanta Highway residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that while she and her boyfriend were at a local cemetery, they both ingested methamphetamine. The woman said the boyfriend took her keys and phone and began going through her Instagram account searching for evidence of infidelity. The woman said the boyfriend pushed her out of the way and got in the driver’s side of her car and she got in the passenger seat. The  woman then alleged that the boyfriend drove to a relative’s residence on Atlanta Highway and, she alleged, during the ride the couple fought. A deputy noted that the woman appeared “manic” and had told the deputy that she had snorted methamphetamine just prior to his arrival. The deputy called EMS and the woman was transported to Morgan Medical. Later, on the same day, a deputy was alerted that the woman was walking on the Madison by-pass. The deputy located the woman and drove her to the Atlanta Highway residence to collect her personal belongings. The owner of that residence had the deputy execute a criminal trespass notice against the woman, barring her from returning to the residence.

On May 15, an information report was filed at a Blue Springs Court, Buckhead, residence. According to reports, a woman said a man entered her residence uninvited and entered her bedroom and yelled obscenities at her because her husband had not completed repairs to the man’s boat. The woman also said her 7-year-old child was present when the man entered the house. She said the man had attempted to call her but she had not answered because she did not recognize the number. The woman said her husband was on a new job and not reachable. The man then left the house, the woman said, but the woman said the man returned, holding his cell phone and stating “they were going to harm her husband.” The woman said she told the man she was calling the police. The woman told the deputy she was not hurt but wanted the man removed from her property. When the deputy arrived the man had been standing next to a boat inside a garage. The man told the deputy he had not threatened the woman or had entered the residence. The woman’s husband arrived and, under the supervision of a deputy, helped the man load his boat and leave.

 On May 15, a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Swords Trail, Buckhead residence. According to reports, a man said after he returned home to the residence he realized his air conditioning unit was missing. The man said he and his family had been on a two-day vacation. The unit is valued at $1,200.

On May 14, an abandoned property report was filed at a Bell Circle residence. According to reports, a woman called law enforcement and alleged that a woman and her boyfriend who she had allowed to stay in the woman’s residence had drugs in their bedroom. Officers located a Walmart bag that the complainant said she had thrown out of the apartment the night before. In that bag was other bags and a smoking device with marijuana residue and a phone charger. Inside the residence in the borrowed bedroom deputies located a clear glass smoking pipe and a tan lunch tray with a cut straw, razor and a small amount of suspected methamphetamine. Another smoking pipe was found in a brown handbag. All items were retrieved and taken to the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office and placed in an evidence locker.

On May 13, a financial transaction card fraud complaint was filed at a Doster Road residence. According to reports, a woman said she and her husband noticed that someone without authorization had taken $2,394.99 from their account. Reports state that the money was a Western Union debit to a Las Vegas man. The woman said the couple had travelled to Las Vegas on Feb. 19 through Feb. 21 but had not authorized the debit.

On May 12, a damage to property complaint was filed at a Fairplay Street, Rutledge residence. According to reports, a man alleged that during the night someone struck his work truck, a white Ford Super Duty pickup truck he had left parked off the road in front of his house. Reports state that the complainant stepped outside at 1 a.m. to smoke a cigarette and did not notice damage. At 5:50 a.m., however, he noticed that someone had damaged a side mirror, passenger window and passenger side tail light.

On May 12, a tearing down mailbox complaint was filed at a Parks Mill Road, Buckhead residence. According to reports, a woman reported that someone had struck and damaged her mailbox. The complainant said she found white or gray plastic pieces that appeared to have come from a truck. The woman valued the post and mailbox at $109 and told the deputy that this was the third time she had to replace the mailbox.

On May 12, a simple assault complaint was filed at a Crawford Road residence. A woman alleged that while she was at a Union Point residence, a man struck her with closed fists, choked her and struck her in the stomach. The woman said the man became agitated when she removed a memory stick from his Playstation console because he would not acknowledge her when she spoke to him. The woman said after the alleged beating she could not move. She then left the residence and came to stay with a relative in Morgan County. Reports state that the woman had bruises on her chin, left arm, right arm and lower back.

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