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On Jan. 18 a simple battery complaint was filed at a Micha Way residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that when she went to the residence to pick up her child, a man at the residence engaged her in an argument and struck her on top of the head with a thrown shoe and then punched her in the eye. The man alleged that the woman came into the residence and started an argument and struck him of the face. A woman at the residence said the two fighting …

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On Jan. 20 an information report was filed at an Interstate 20 location. According to reports, a deputy working an accident alleged that he smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle. The deputy searched the vehicle and allegedly located a suspected marijuana grinder with suspected marijuana, The evidence was confiscated for destruction, reports state. On Jan. 19 a fraudulent activity report was field at a Blue Springs Drive, Buckhead residence. According to reports, a man said he received an email from orderconfirmation@servertoolsservice.info stating that his order confirmation for an Amazon purchase …

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On Jan. 12 Quantize Fitzgerald Mathis, 24, Madison was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and reckless driving. According to reports, deputies were called regarding a reckless driver on Atlanta Highway. A traffic stop was performed at the intersection of Doster Road and Georgia Highway 83 at 4:16 a.m. Consequent to the stop, a glass jar of suspected marijuana was allegedly located in a black pickup truck driven by Mathis. A man with a dashboard camera was at the scene of the stop and gave officers video footage of …

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On Jan. 8 an information report was filed at EZ Bottle Shop, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an employee reported she cashed a customer’s check but found out later that the issuer of the check did not have the $100 to cover the check in the account. The customer reported that she was in contact with the issuer to resolve the issue. The clerk told an officer she was afraid she would be held responsible for the $100. On Jan. 7 Msedangelo Jackson, 24, Madison was arrested and charged with …

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Grand Jury returns criminal indictments

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By Patrick Yost editor  The following persons were indicted by a Morgan County Grand Jury during its January session. * James Theodore Miller, 59, Flowery Branch was indicted on one count possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, one count possession of methamphetamine, one count possession of hydrocodone, one count possession of tramadol, one count possession of clonazepam, one count possession of marijuana, less than an ounce, one count crossing the guard line with contraband, one count DUI and one count possession of drug related objects. According to court documents, …

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On Jan. 6 Dylan Grey Mahon, 27, Buckhead was arrested and charged with possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, crossing the guard lines with contraband, no registration and window violation. According to reports, Mahon was stopped for a cracked windshield violation near the intersection of Bostwick Road and Wellington Road. Consequent to the stop, reports state, an officer allegedly smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle. The deputy allegedly located a small clear bag of suspected marijuana and a black Luger handgun in the driver door panel …

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On Dec. 29 Robert Williams, 52, Madison was arrested and charged with aggravated assault, battery criminal damage to property and criminal trespass. According to reports, officers were called to an Overlook Street residence at 5 a.m. after a woman alleged that Williams had attacked her. The woman alleged that she and Williams had been at a party earlier in the evening but an argument had ensued and the woman came home. Reports state that Williams came to the residence later and the argument continued. Williams was detained at a Meadow …

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On Dec. 29 a recovered auto report was field at an Atlanta Highway location. According to reports, a man who purchased property at the location in July reported that he recently located a stripped down Toyota Camry or Corolla on the property. Reports state that vehicle has no doors, center console, radio or other interior parts. Vehicle identification numbers had been scratched out or removed. On Dec. 29 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Shepherd Road residence. According to reports, a man said someone took a package …

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On Dec. 27 a simple battery complaint was filed at a Morgan Circle location. According to reports, a woman alleged that as she was driving on the road another woman yelled an expletive at her. The woman said she stopped and reversed her vehicle until she was parallel with the name-calling woman. The name-calling woman allegedly threw a punch at the complainant and other people armed with brooms came out of a residence in a threatening manner. On Dec. 27 Dylan Grithen Williams, 22, Atlanta was arrested and charged with …

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On Dec. 22 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Centennial Road, Rutledge residence. According to reports, a deputy arrived and observed a man and woman walking away from their neighbor’s property line. The woman told the deputy that the property line had been in dispute and, recently, there was an issue with where she had placed her family’s Christmas decorations.  On Dec. 22 Dwayne Blocker, 47, Forest Park was arrested and charged with driving while license suspended. According to reports, a deputy was responded to a reckless driver …

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On Dec. 19 Bradley Allan Cobb, 34, Eatonton was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine and driving while license suspended. According to reports, an officer was called to Walmart at 3 p.m. regarding a man slumped over in his vehicle. Reports state when the officer arrived he observed Cobb passed out and sweating profusely. The officer also noticed two small axes in the seat next to Cobb. The officer opened the door and made several attempts to get Cobb to recognize him, reports state. When Cobb raised up the …

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On Dec. 15 a burglar complaint was filed at a Beaverdam Road residence. According to reports, a man told a deputy that someone had entered his property and broken several windows and doors along with glass cups and bowls, a heater, children’s toys, a radio a DVD player, a door frame and a pipe to a wood burning stove. The man also said he as missing a blue Yamaha power wheel children’s toy, a four wheeler and a Poulin chainsaw. A neighbor told police he had observed two white male …

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On Dec. 16 Adam Carl Wade, 44, Bethlehem was arrested and charged with simple assault. According to reports, officers were called to the Budget Inn regarding a domestic dispute. A woman alleged that Wade had been verbally abusive towards her and would not let her sleep. Reports state that Wade was “very intoxicated. The woman said she was concerned that Wade’s blood sugar level was off and, in an officer’s presence, she checked and it was normal and “… that Mr. Wade was likely just intoxicated. The officer left and …

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On Nov. 30 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Davis Academy Road, Rutledge residence. According to reports, a man said that someone had taken his white 1993 Ford Ranger, a red and black go-cart and a set of four 17” wheels. The man said he was in the process of moving and had not been on the property for the past two weeks. The items are all valued at $850. On Nov. 29 a domestic disturbance complaint was filed at Relax Inn, Athens Highway. According to reports, …

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On Dec. 1 a damage to property complaint was filed at Red Roof Inn, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an officer was dispatched to the motel regarding a man bleeding. Reports state that a 42-year-old man told the officer he had cut his hand after punching a picture frame. The man said he was upset at the time of the punch. On Nov. 28 a theft of lost or mislaid property complaint was filed at Walmart, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a Walmart employee reported that she had left her …

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On Dec. 1 a damage to property complaint was filed at Red Roof Inn, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an officer was dispatched to the motel regarding a man bleeding. Reports state that a 42-year-old man told the officer he had cut his hand after punching a picture frame. The man said he was upset at the time of the punch. On Nov. 28 a theft of lost or mislaid property complaint was filed at Walmart, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a Walmart employee reported that she had left her …

Seizure Cash Pays for New Pistols

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By Patrick Yost, Editor Drug forfeitures and seizures are paying for the purchase of new pistols for deputies with the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office. According to Chief Deputy Keith Howard, the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office has purchased 44 new pistols that are all 9mm caliber Glock weapons. The $27,000 purchase, he said, is a “transition to modernize our weapon.” Currently, deputies carry two primary duty weapons, a .40 caliber Glock and a .38 caliber Smith and Wesson revolver. Those weapons allow for 51 total shots but also utilize different ammunition.  …

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Week of November 28 On Nov. 23 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Mission Road residence. According to reports, a man said someone entered his property and took a blue Yamaha 450 motorcycle valued at $7,000 and a green Kawasaki 450 motorcycle valued at $3,500. The man also advised deputies that he had received information that someone had observed an associate of the complainant driving towards Rutledge in a pickup truck that contained two motorcycles. On Nov. 22 a financial identity fraud complaint was filed at a …

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Week of November 28 On Nov. 24 a burglary complaint was filed at Old South Wine and Spirit, Eatonton Road. According to reports, officers responded to a burglary alarm at midnight and observed that a hole had been punched out in the rear of the business that allowed access to a cooler at the business. Attempts to access an ATM machine in the business failed and, reports state, nothing appeared to be missing. On Nov. 23 a theft by taking, fleeing and attempting to elude and obstruction complaint was filed …

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On Nov. 17 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Mallory Road location. According to reports, a caretaker for a piece of property reported that someone had placed hunting stands on a fence line of the property and had damaged the barbed wire fence protecting the property and containing its livestock. A deputy noted that the stands were placed in such a manner as to hunt the complainant’s property including cutting shooting lanes towards the property. The complainant said he has contacted the Georgia Department of Natural Resources enforcement …