• On February 8 a fraud, illegal use of credit card complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road location after a man reported that he had used his debit card at a Madison restaurant on January 7 and since had noticed that someone had fraudulently used his debit card number to charge $1,544.56 in the Chicago, Illinois area.
• On February 9 a larceny from auto complaint was filed at a Hough Circle location after a woman reported that someone had removed a wallet from a purse while the purse was sitting in the vehicle with the complainant. The wallet contained various personal documents, a payroll check and her Georgia driver’s license.
• On February 7 a damage to property complaint was filed at an Eatonton Highway restaurant after a man reported that someone threw several eggs onto his 1990 Ford Ranger while it sat in the parking lot. The eggs struck the driver’s side bed areas and the front hood areas. The complainant said he was able to rinse most of the egg material from the vehicle but is concerned that there may be some damage to the vehicle because some of the egg matter had absorbed into the vehicle’s paint.
• On February 8 a simple assault complaint was filed at the parking lot of the Morgan County Library after a 17-year-old male reported that a girl’s step-father had assaulted him for giving the girl a ride from the school to a gas station and then to the library. The complainant alleged that the man confronted him in the parking lot for giving the girl a ride, cursed at the complainant, and kicked the complainant and then allegedly spit in the complainant’s face. The complainant said the man told the complainant that the complainant was “lucky” he was not 18-years-old or he would beat him up.
• On February 7 Stephen Oscar Allen, 27, Madison, was arrested and charged with selling cocaine, possession of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a park and possession of cocaine within 1,000 feet of a school after an officer allegedly observed Allen in a street level drug transaction. According to reports, an officer reported that he observed Allen sitting in a vehicle on Green Meadows Drive and conversing with a man through his window. The officer said when he approached the vehicle the man standing outside the vehicle fled. The officer then detained Allen’s vehicle and consequent to questioning located a brown bag containing several individual bags that contained suspected cocaine. Allen opened the center console of the vehicle and gave the officer the suspected drugs, reports state.
• On February 4 an eavesdropping complaint was filed at a Highland Avenue location after a woman reported that someone had entered her home and rummaged through her daughter’s room. The woman also reported that recently she had noticed a clicking noise on her phone while she was making phone calls. An officer and another man observed an additional phone line had been attached to the woman’s phone line outside the house. The officer traced the additional line through the crawlspace under the woman’s house and found that it exited the opposite side of the woman’s house. The man aiding the officer opined that the extra line might have been connected to a recording device.
• On February 9 simple assault and a larceny was reported at a West Washington Street package store after a woman reported that a man known to her jumped out of a car and choked her, snatched her cell phone and fled. A search of the area was inconclusive.
• On February 9 a harassing phone call complaint was filed at a Pierce Dairy Road location after a woman reported that a man she had stopped seeing in September 2007 continued to call her and come by her house. The woman said she was concerned because the man allegedly had a violent temper.
• On February 7 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Plainview Road location after a man reported that someone had entered a hunting cabin and removed a quantity of copper wire, a window mounted air conditioner and a Summit deer stand. Officers located an insurance card belonging to a woman that insured a 1985 Ford and a pair of wire cutters at the scene
• On February 9 a missing person complaint was filed at an Atlanta Highway, Rutledge location after a woman reported that her 23-year-old son was missing. The woman said the son had left her house last Thursday, February 7 to visit his girlfriend in Covington but had never arrived in Covington. The man was driving a 1990 blue GMC truck with a black brush guard. The girlfriend told the complainant that she had not seen the man either.
• On February 8 an accident with an animal complaint was filed by a Morgan County Sheriff’s Office deputy after the deputy reported that he struck a buzzard with his patrol car received slight damage.
• On February 8 a financial transaction card theft complaint was filed at the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office after a man reported that after he had used his debit card to purchase a meal at a Madison restaurant he discovered later that his account had been compromised and someone, primarily in California, had purchased more than $1600 in goods and services from the complaint’s account.
• On February 8 a disorderly conduct complaint was filed at an Apalachee Road location after a man reported that his 72-yer-old neighbor was intoxicated and was at their adjoining property line threatening and cursing at the complainant. A deputy spoke with the intoxicated neighbor and reported that the neighbor was too intoxicated to completely grasp what the complaint was about. The intoxicated neighbor continued to say something about a dog getting aggressive with other neighbors. The intoxicated man called dispatch and requested to speak to a different deputy. Two deputies then arrived at his house and the man then fell against a wall. The man then said he did not own a dog but one had strayed onto his property but the dog was gone now. Deputies found a blood trail from the porch to the yard, indicating, indicating they surmised that a dog had been shot.
• On February 8 a stalking complaint was filed at a McHenry Crossing location after a woman reported that a man who had already allegedly fired a shot at her now was following her in his vehicle, painting messages to her on the road and calling her. The woman said she feared for her safety.
• On February 8 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Thankful Church Road location after a man reported that someone had damaged a parking lot and yard area of the Thankful Baptist Church by cutting tire marks in both areas.
• On February 7 a 12-year-old sixth grade student at Morgan County Middle School was arrested ad charged with possession of marijuana, less than an ounce and disruption of public school after school authorities located a small plastic bag of suspected marijuana in the ceiling tile of one of the school’s public bathroom.
• On February 9 Jack Richard Peters, 51, Madison, was arrested and charged with simple battery after he allegedly struck a woman in the face. Reports state that the complainant said Peters was striking his house with a chair and when the woman asked him to stop he allegedly struck her.
• On February 7 a drug overdose report was filed at an Estes Lane, Rutledge, location after a man reported that following a fight with his wife he started drinking and consumed approximately 20 Loritab pills. The man was transported to Morgan Memorial Hospital.
• On February 7 a hunting accident report was filed at a Rocky Creek Road location after a woman reported that while she was walking on Rocky Creek Road she was “peppered” with shotgun shot by three males bird hunting. The woman said the shots “stung” a little but did not hurt her. She said she did not believe the men shot at her intentionally but felt that a report should be filed.
• On February 4 an identity fraud complaint was filed at a Riverwalk Road location after a man reported that someone had used his back information to make seven transactions at seven different pharmacies in Maryland.