Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

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On Dec. 13, an information report was filed at an Atlanta Highway, Rutledge residence. According to reports, a woman said a man arrived at her house and banged on her door and reported that the complainant’s son was in the man’s car in the driveway and was not breathing and was unresponsive. The woman said she told the man to call 911 and the man said he did not have any minutes left on his phone. The woman said she went inside to retrieve her phone and call 911 and when she returned the man had pushed her son out of the vehicle onto the ground and left. The woman said she performed CPR on her son while she was on the phone with Morgan County Dispatch. When a deputy arrived at the scene the son was alert and responsive. He told the deputy he had used heroin and had overdosed. The son was checked out by EMS workers and refused further treatment and was released.

On Dec. 11, a harassing phone call complaint was filed at the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office, Monticello Road. According to reports, a woman who is the ex-girlfriend of the complainant’s friend had been sending text messages “all hours of he day or night.” The woman said when she answers her phone from one of the suspect numbers the line goes dead. The complainant said she was motivated to file a complaint because the text messages and phone calls had been happening for the past two years and because she was contacted by the Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office regarding a hearing involving the woman and other women set for Dec. 15. The complainant also was trying to filed a restraining order against the woman.

On Dec. 10, a financial transaction card theft complaint was filed at a Parks Mill Road residence. According to reports, a woman said someone charged two iPhone 12 phones to her husband’s debit card. The total cost of the phones is $1,682.64 and were set to ship to a Columbus, Ga. address. The woman said she was able to get both Apple and her local bank to cancel the order and charges, respectively.

On Oct. 10, a dispute complaint was filed at an Old Mill Road, Rutledge residence. According to reports, a woman said someone had taken a black refrigerator, a black electric stove, a toilet, a bathroom vanity sink, four light bulbs out of a living room ceiling fan and the doors from a bedroom closet. The items were all previously attached to a rental apartment the woman owns that is attached to a barn. A deputy was able to reach the previous tenant of the apartment who said that the items all belonged to her, in part, because she alleged that she had purchased and installed the items. The complainant estimated that the items are valued at $1,500.

On Dec. 10, a recovered stolen vehicle report was filed at an Athens Highway location. According to reports, a deputy reported that a Putnam County Sheriff’s Office deputy stated that he had driven past a 2013 Hyundai Genesis parked on the shoulder of the road. The Putnam County deputy ran the vehicle’s tag and it was returned as stolen out of Jeff Davis County on Dec. 5. The vehicle was towed to the Morgan County Detention Center impound lot for processing.

On Dec. 10, a missing person report was filed at an Enterprise Road residence. According to reports, a Rockdale County DFAC’s case worker said a 17-year-old girl under the charge of the state left the residence on Nov. 29 in a champagne vehicle.

On Dec. 10. a fraudulent activity complaint was filed at a Fieldcrest Lane, Buckhead. According to reports, a woman said she received a phone call from a man who said he was with the Social Security Administration and that her Social Security card had been found in the trunk of a wrecked car in Texas. The woman said the man asked for the last four digits of her Social Security card to keep the account from being suspended. After she provided that information the man then asked for $30,000. It was at that point, the woman said, that she realized the phone call was a scam attempt.

On Dec. 9, Kanesha Lashawn Andrews, 23, Milledgeville was arrested and charged with driving while license suspended, speeding and possession of marijuana, less than an ounce. According to reports, a vehicle Andrews was driving eastbound on Interstate 20 near the Newborn Road exit was allegedly observed traveling 95 mph in a 70 mph zone. Consequent to a traffic stop, a deputy located a cloth purse that contained a small bag of suspected marijuana and a grinder.

On Dec. 9, a lost property report was filed at a Parks Mill Lane, Buckhead residence. According to reports, a man said at 4 p.m. he placed a black vinyl bag containing $3,500 worth of collectible, rare coins individually packaged on the top of his vehicle and drove away. The man said he turned right on Parks Mill Road toward Buckhead, turned left on Baldwin Dairy Road and then right on Bethany Road. He said he did not realize he had left the bag on the roof of the car until he arrived in Madison. He went back and retraced his route but could not locate the bag.

On Dec. 8 an information report was filed at an Interstate 20 location. According to reports, a deputy responded to a medical aid call near the 111 mile marker. Reports state that a truck driver told the deputy that two days prior he had been struck in the forehead while loading containers on the trailer of his truck and he had not sought medical attention. 

The man said since the incident he had been slipping  in and out of consciousness. An ambulance arrived and aided the man. The truck and trailer were towed for storage.

On Dec. 8, a theft by taking complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road residence. According to reports, a man said that between 7:17 p.m. on Dec. 7 and 10:45 p.m. on Dec. 8 someone opened an Amazon package in his mailbox and emptied it of two Basics phone chargers valued at $17.52.

On Dec. 7, an information report was filed at a Prospect Road residence. According to reports, a man said he had received text messages from his 18-year-old son’s cell phone alleging that the son had been shot and possibly abducted by Crips gang members. The man said the text allegedly came from a person named “Ashley” who said she was the mother of the son’s girlfriend. 

A deputy called the number and a male answered “Yo, what’s up?” When the deputy asked to speak to the son, the male terminated the phone call after stating “I’m a minor.” The complainant then told the deputy that his son had contacted him and was upset that he had contacted law enforcement. The deputy contacted Rockdale County authorities after learning that the son had an outstanding warrant to facilitate and arrest.

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