Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

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On Nov. 30, a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Mallard Court residence. According to reports, a woman said between Nov. 26 and Nov. 29 someone entered her garage and took a Milwaukee drill and impact wrench combination set. The tools are valued at $500.

On Nov. 28, a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Blue Springs Court residence. According to reports, a man said that several weeks ago he and his girlfriend had been in an altercation that resulted in the man’s arrest. The complainant said prior to going to jail he and the girlfriend had agreed that she would take her personal items, place them in an RV the couple co-owned and leave. The complainant said he and his son had been living with a relative for two weeks waiting for the woman to leave. A neighbor reported that the woman had left and the man contacted a deputy to accompany him to the residence. Once at the residence, reports state, the man found a destroyed computer printer and a house with “random objects… littered everywhere.” A television was also damaged. The man allegedly told the deputy that he was willing to purchase a new television if that meant he was “rid of” the woman.

On Nov. 27, Roosevelt Timothy Moore, 49, Statesboro was arrested and charged with theft by deception. According to reports, a deputy was called to the lobby of the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office to meet Moore after Moore stated that he had an active theft by deception warrant against him. Moore was then arrested and placed into custody.

On Nov. 26, Butler Heard, Jr., 57, Madison was arrested and charged with driving with a suspended license and probation violation. According to reports, a complainant at Relax Inn, Athens Highway, reported that someone had struck his vehicle during the night. Reports state that a witness reported observing Heard strike the complainant’s vehicle with his vehicle during an argument. A deputy returned to the motel when he was alerted that Heard had returned and observed damages to Heard’s vehicle. Heard was then arrested.

On Nov. 25, a financial transaction card fraud complaint was filed at a Lawrence Drive location. According to reports, a man reported that on Nov. 11 he sent a person $42 via Cashap from a Facebook Market Place ad for a snake tank. The tank has never arrived and the seller has not responded to inquiries.

On Nov. 24, an entering automobile complaint was filed at a Seven Islands Road, Buckhead residence. According to reports, a man said someone entered his truck during the night and removed loose change, a checkbook and two prescription medications. 

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