Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

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On Sept. 27 Teyana Shunquie Macon, 28, Starksville, Miss. was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and public indecency. According to reports, a deputy responded to a disorderly complaint at the Rutledge Crossing Convenience Store after a woman at the store said that Macon allegedly came to the store in a vehicle with front-end damage and accused her of having a relationship with her boyfriend. The complainant said she both did not know Macon nor did she know who her boyfriend was and that she was new to the area and was only at the shopping mall to get her hair done. The complainant alleged that Macon threatened to beat her and used obscene language so she called authorities. The woman said Macon left the area after she called but later came back and stood in front of the hair salon and said “What’s up.” She then allegedly pulled her pants down, exposing her rear end to the woman and other customers in the beauty salon. One woman at the beauty salon attempted to record the event and a man agreed that he observed the same thing but did not want to get involved. Macon’s vehicle was stopped at a car wash across the street from the shopping area. Macon allegedly told the officer that she takes her boyfriend to work every morning and on this morning when the boyfriend exited the vehicle he seemed to be staring at a woman “so she went to confront the lady.” She also, reports state, admitted to exposing herself to the beauty salon patrons and workers.

On Sept. 27 a financial transaction card fraud complaint was filed at a Fears Road, Rutledge residence. According to reports, a woman said someone had used her SunTrust Bank debit card information to make a $2,000 purchase. The funds, she said, were used to purchase services from the Blue Diamond Limousine service in Deerborn, Mich. 

On Sept. 27 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Wellington Road residence. According to reports, a deputy reported that someone had damaged two Trump campaign banners. Reports state that surveillance cameras in the area of the campaign banners showed a suspect near the signs at 11:11 a.m. Reports also state that the signs had been damaged on previous occassions.

On Sept. 27 an information report was filed at a Jones Wood Lane, Bishop residence. According to reports, a woman said while she was waiting to examine a property for sale, she noticed veterinarian medications sitting in the center console of a truck on the property. The woman said neither medications, Ketamine and a euthanasia medication, were supposed to be in the control of someone who is not a veterinarian. A deputy contacted the truck owner who said he was no longer in the veterinarian business and had left the medicines in the broken down truck by mistake. The medications were confiscated for destruction.

On Sept. 26 a criminal damage to property complaint was filed at a Newborn Road, Rutledge residence. According to reports, a man said someone had driven onto his yard and caused damages and left a trailer with pine straw in the yard. While the deputy was speaking to the man and a Georgia State Patrol trooper, a man arrived and told the group that he had driven onto the complainant’s property to sell him pine straw and had gotten the trailer stuck. The complainant had removed the pine straw from the trailer and placed it in a wooded area. The man said his company would pay for the damage to the yard at which point it would retrieve the pine straw. However. a day later efforts to reach the man and the company regarding the incident had failed.

On Sept. 24 a disruption of public school complaint was filed at Crossroads School, Bethany Road. According to reports, an administrator alleged that a 15-year-old male refused instruction, left the classroom, went outside to play basketball despite orders not to and threatened other students. Administrators called the teen’s grandmother and probation officer and dismissed him from the school.

On Sept. 24 a damage to property complaint was filed at a Fraction Bottoms Road, Buckhead residence. According to reports, a woman reported that branches were left in the roadway by Morgan County Roads and Bridges while they were trimming trees off the road. The woman alleged that the branches scratched her vehicle while she was travelling on the road. While investigating the incident a deputy learned the complainant’s driver license had expired and she was given a warning.

On Sept. 24 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Athens Highway residence. According to reports, a man said he someone had taken his handgun from his van. Reports state that complainant said the prior evening he had allowed a man to borrow his van. Reports state that the man who borrowed the van said the complainant and a woman arrived at his Relax Inn room and paid him $20 or $30 to rent the room for 15 or 20 minutes. The room’s owner alleged that the complainant and the woman were “high as hell.” The man said he left in the complainant’s van and took a man to an area around Micha Lane and dropped the man off. The man said that he and a woman then drove the van to the Sunflower Food Store to purchase alcohol but the store was closed. The man said he and the woman then went to a “bootlegger’s” house and purchased alcohol and returned to the Relax Inn and gave the man his van back. Both the man and woman denied any knowledge of the handgun.

On Sept. 24 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Sabrina Lane residence. According to reports, a woman said her daughter had held a bonfire on July 11, 2020. The woman said she was not at the residence at the time of the party but when she returned she noticed her wedding ring set had been removed from the bathroom. The woman was advised a person at the party had the ring. The ring, according to a text message from the male that took the ring had pawned it at a pawn shop in McDonough and told the woman that the ring set could not be retrieved for 30 days, per pawn shop policy. However, the woman, who values the set at $5,000, said the ring set was not retrieved by the male as promised. A deputy contacted the pawn shop and was told that the ring had been at the store more than 30 days and had been melted. A warrant for the male for felony theft by taking has been issued against the male suspect.

On Sept. 23 an entering auto complaint was filed at a Bethany Road residence. According to reports, a teen said he had parked his car off the Crossroads School campus because he was not allowed to drive to the school. The complainant said someone had used an object to shatter a window of his vehicle and take a cell phone valued at $50. The complainant valued the window at $150. 

On Sept. 22 a damage to property complaint was filed at a Parks Mill Road, Buckhead residence. According to reports, a woman said she noticed a softball sized dent in her 2016 Subaru Outback on the passenger side fender. There was also a light brown substance on the vehicle. The woman said she is going through a contested divorce with her estranged husband and that a neighbor reported seeing a man in  white Dodge Ram truck at the residence the week prior when the woman was out of town. 

On Sept. 22 a fraud report was filed at a Doster Road residence. According to reports, a woman stated that she had received multiple phone calls between 12:24 p.m. and 1:45 p.m. stating that she had won $5,000 a week for life. The man said the woman would have to send him $450 for “taxes” to receive her alleged winnings. The woman said she felt like the situation was “a scam because she never entered a contest to win money.” The woman said the man asked for her personal information and account number to get the $450 but she refused. The man also tried to get the woman to purchase a gift card and, he said, he would send a woman to the woman’s residence to pick up the gift card. The woman was going to be driving a UPS truck, the man said. The 87-year-old woman did not get a gift card and said no one arrived at her residence.

On Sept. 21 Tariq Lashan Reed, 35, Good Hope was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug related items. According to reports, a deputy was contacted regarding a reckless driver traveling east on Apalachee Road at 7:13 a.m. Dispatch said a citizen reported that a black Kia Optima was stopped in the road and the driver appeared to be passed out with a pipe. The driver, the complainant said woke up and drove away, failing to maintain lane. A deputy located the Kia traveling south on Athens Highway near Plantation Road and conducted a traffic stop. Consequent to the traffic stop, deputies allegedly located a clear glass pipe with suspected methamphetamine residue and a torch lighter in the center console. They also located three counterfeit $100 bills and several crystal-like substances suspected to be methamphetamine. A red tube with suspected marijuana was also located in the vehicle. 

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