Reports from Madison, Morgan law enforcement agencies • Morgan County Sheriff’s Office
• On March 8 a theft by taking and criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Double Bridges Road location after a man reported that someone removed a window air conditioning unit from a church. Reports state that removal of the unit had caused damage to the window.
• On Feb. 22 an attempt to commit financial identity fraud complaint was filed at an Atlanta Highway location after a woman reported that she was contacted by her credit card company regarding $252.78 in charges to Netrition.com. The company reported that the merchandise was to be shipped to a Lithonia address. The woman said she had not made the charges and did not know anyone at the address. The card was cancelled.
• On March 6 a verbal dispute complaint was filed at a Mallard Ridge Road location after a woman reported that at 2:45 a.m., her estranged husband began texting and calling her. The woman said the man then began to beat on her bedroom door demanding money to pay bills. The woman said she and the man are in the process of getting divorced but both inhabit the same residence.
• On March 9 an entering auto complaint was filed at a Wildflower Way location after a man reported that someone entered his work van and removed a TomTom GPS unit and a laptop computer.
• On March 8 a 15-year-old male child was arrested and charged with unruly child and terroristic threats after he allegedly walked through a Jackson Street house using profanity and destroying household items. According to reports, the juvenile allegedly became enraged, in part, after he discovered that his mother was attempting to disable wireless internet in the house. During that altercation the juvenile was not detained.
However, an hour later deputies were called back to the house after a man alleged that following an argument the juvenile then pointed a BB gun at the man’s face and threatened to kill him. Following that altercation the juvenile was detained at the Morgan County Detention Center and then transported to the Macon Youth Detention Center.
• On March 7 a theft by taking complaint was filed at an Athens Highway location after a woman reported that someone had removed a handgun from her dresser drawer. The woman said she had owned the handgun since 1970 and that it had five rounds of live ammunition in the chamber.
• On March 2 Fredrick L. Mullins, 54, Rutledge, was arrested and charged with terroristic threats and public indecency after he allegedly urinated on the road in front of a man’s house and in front of the man’s 5-year-old granddaughter. According to reports, a man alleged that Mullins rode past his house on a bicycle, stopped and then began to urinate. The man said he told Mullins to move down the road and Mullins allegedly approached the man and threatened to kill the man and then his family. The man said he then punched Mullins in the face and Mullins fell on the road and struck his head. Deputies located Mullins and reported that he appeared to be intoxicated at the time of his arrest.
Printed in the March 15, 2012 edition.