Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

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On June 21 a tearing down mailbox complaint was filed at a West Main Street, Rutledge residence. According to reports, a woman said at 8 p.m. the prior night a burgundy Dodge Nitro drove by her residence and one of the occupants threw a water bottle, striking her mailbox and denting one side.

On June 20 Kyle Jordan Cubias, 17, Roswell was arrested and charged with hit and run, failure to maintain lane and possession of drug related objects. According to reports, a deputy was called to Interstate 20 at 7:42 a.m. after a man alleged that while he was driving a truck and camper combination eastbound a BMW allegedly driven by Cubias struck his camper in the back left panel of the camper. The man alleged that the BMW accelerated away at 95 mph. A deputy located Cubias who allegedly told the deputy he was frightened because he had never been in a wreck. The deputy allegedly located six used suspected THC cartridges in a book bag in the BMW. 

On June 19 a burglary complaint was filed at a Dixie Highway residence. According to reports, a man said that someone had entered an outbuilding on his property and removed a Kubota diesel lawn tractor that belonged to a friend. The complainant said he also believes that a trailer and numerous other items may be missing from the building. The complainant said he was last on the property for an extended period in July/August of 2019 and that he currently has a tenant on the property. However, he said, the tenant does not have access to the building.

On June 17 a theft by deception complaint was filed at a Sweetbriar Trace residence. According to reports, a man stated that he was a contractor for an elderly couple at the residence and was doing gutter work. He told an investigator that the couple told him they had paid a previous contractor a total of $15,880 to build a sunroom on the house. The couple told an investigator that they had paid the contractor $5,000 on September 10, 2019 to get started but no work had been done. The couple said on Nov. 9 they again paid the contractor two checks for $5,440 each but no work had been done. The couple said the contractor who allegedly took their money had since blocked their phone number and would no longer take their calls. The gutter repair man said he called the contractor and the man said his work at the couple’s residence was “done.” The couple said the only work that has been done on the addition had been completed by the husband. 

On June 16 a domestic dispute complaint was filed at a Newborn Road, Rutledge residence. According to reports, a man alleged that his brother had hit him in the head during an argument. The brother was not at the residence when a deputy arrived.

On June 16 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Nunnally Street, Rutledge residence. According to reports, a man reported that while he was working on a house he observed that the top portion of a air conditioning unit was missing and bottom half had been tampered with. The unit is valued at $6,000.

On June 15 an animal complaint was filed at a Reese Road resdience. According to reports, a woman alleged that a neighbor’s dog had attacked her blue heeler dog. Reports state that a deputy responded to the woman’s complaint at a veterinary office and observed the dog with a severe wound on its front leg. The deputy drove to Reese Road and was told by the neighbor that when he opened his garage his Stratford terrier ran out and went to the complainant’s house and the man said he heard the dogs fighting. The man said he attempted to break up the fight by striking his dog with a 9-iron but the terrier ran into the woods. The complainant said when she arrived home from the vet the terrier was under her porch and growling. A deputy arrived and collected the dog. The neighbor verbally agreed to pay medical bills for the complainant’s dog.

On June 15 an information report was filed at a Cedar Grove, Buckhead residence. According to reports, a woman reported that she wanted to document suspicious activity at her residence. Suspicious activities include finding a bucket under a partially opened window, tapping noises coming from outside in the morning when she typically only hears tapping noises in the evening, a scratch to her vehicle and a hanging plant that appears to have been “pinched by someone.” Photographs were taken to document the activities.

On June 12 an information report was filed at the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office. According to reports, a woman alleged that she has been receiving harassing messages from two separate people to her work email. The complainant said initially she was receiving harassing messages through Facebook but had blocked the two female suspects. The woman said she is not receiving harassing emails via her email at work and to the human resources department of her work.

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