• On February 6 a larceny from auto complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road truck stop after a man reported that while making a delivered to the truck stop someone entered the rear of his trailer and removed a case of cigarettes valued at $900.
The case contained 14 cartons of Winston, 10 cartons of Winston Light, one carton of Camel Ultra Light and five cartons of Camel cigarettes.
• On February 2 a child endangerment complaint was filed at a South Main Street location after a woman reported that during a wedding reception she notice that her ex-husband and his girlfriend were both drinking. The complainant then stated that the pair left the reception, as scheduled, with the complainant’s four-year-old child. The complainant said she was concerned for the child’s safety.
• On February 2 a larceny complaint was filed at a Micha Way location after a man reported that he had placed a GM air compressor on the ground in front of his 1976 Chevrolet C 10 and while waiting on more parts to repair the vehicle, someone took the air compressor. The man estimated the value of the air compressor at $500.
• On February 3 warrants were issued for Jason Burdette, 24, Union Point and Eric Devonne Jones, 27, Greensboro, on fraud charges after the men allegedly used a reported stolen debit card to purchase a washer / dryer unit in Madison.
According to reports, the incident was initially investigated by the Union Point Police Department after a woman reported that she had lost her wallet at a convenience store in Union Point.
• On February 3 an aggravated stalking complaint was filed at an East Washington Street location after a woman reported that another woman known to her passed her on the street, honked the horn of her vehicle and screamed obscenities at the complainant. The complainant said she already had a restraint order issued against the woman but, on another occasion, the woman stopped her in a department store parking lot and yelled obscenities at her.
The complainant said she would like the harassment to cease.
• On February 2 a fraud complaint was filed at a Dixie Avenue location after a man reported that someone had used his personnel information to obtain an account with Georgia Power. The complainant reported that he had received a $1,400 bill from the power company for service that he did not authorize.
• On February 9 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road motel after a man reported that while he was sleeping someone shattered a window on his Isuzu Rodeo.
• On February 8 a simple assault complaint was filed at a Green Meadows Drive location after a man reported that while he was getting his mail a woman known to him hit him with a car.
The man complained of injury to his elbow. The woman was later located and told officers that she had not struck the man with a car.
Instead, she said, the man allegedly grabbed her by the collar, yelled at her and then kneed her in the stomach.
She also said there were three or four males in a Cadillac across the street from the man’s resident during the altercation, but that she did not know the men.
• On February 8 an unruly child complaint was filed at a Pierce Dairy Road location after a woman reported that her 14-year-year-old child had engaged in a fight with her and had thrown her seven-year-old daughter onto a table.
The complainant said the juvenile had several disorders and was on medication. The juvenile was calm when officers arrived and agreed to go with the complaint to Morgan Memorial Hospital for medical help.
• On February 7 a dog running at large complaint was filed at a Newborn Road, Rutledge location after a man reported that his neighbor’s Shepherd and Husky mix breed dog had come onto his property and “ran after several people in his yard.” The complainant said the dog appeared aggressive and ready to bite people.
• On February 2 Donald Dewayne Cames, 72, Athens, was arrested and charged with speeding laying, drag and leaving the roadway in a reckless manner after a deputy stopped him for allegedly driving 77 mph in a 55 mph zone on U. S. Highway 441. Following the stop, reports state, Carnes told officers he was driving to purchase gasoline.
However, he had passed an open convenience store, reports state. Carnes then allegedly refused to sign a speeding citation and told the deputy that he was on a medical emergency and that the deputy could not arrest him.
Carnes then signed the citation but refused to accept a copy. Reports state that a deputy then placed a copy on Carnes’ lap and told Carnes to “slow down”. Carnes then allegedly spun his tires while getting back onto the roadway to leave and was stopped again.
After this stop he was arrested and transported to the Morgan County Detention Center. Carnes refused to answer a deputy when asked why he accelerated away from the initial traffic stop.
• On February 7 a terroristic threats and acts complaint was filed at a Greensboro Highway located after a woman reported that her estranged husband has been following her and harassing her.
The complainant alleged that the man stole her cell phone while she was grocery shopping and stated “he would make sure that she would not be with anyone else.”
The man has also threatened to kill the complainant and her family, the woman said, and had made the threats in front of couple’s two-year-old child.
• On February 6 an entering auto complaint was filed at a Crawford Road location after a woman reported that someone had entered her Lincoln Town Car and removed a $125 Garmin 205 W NUVI.
• On February 7 Mark Anthony Cox, 23, Rutledge, was arrested and charged with fleeing or attempting to elude, failure to maintain lane, failure to obey a stop sign and possession of an open container after a deputy reported Cox crossed the center line on Fairplay Road. Reports state that when the deputy attempted to facilitate a traffic stop Cox instead accelerated, ran through four-way stop and continued for approximately two miles before stopping. Reports state that Cox told the deputy he did not stop because he was scared and that he had a gun in the vehicle.
• On February 4 a criminal damage to property complaint was filed at a Fairplay Road location after a man reported that someone had damaged approximately 50 feet of fence and a mailbox.
Reports state that the vehicle appeared to be dark blue in color and suffered damage to the right side and grill area.
• On February 4 a theft by taking complaint was filed at Morgan County Middle School after an administrator reported that a 13-year-old male had allegedly taken the wallet of another classmate.
The male reportedly told authorities that he took the wallet, which contained $22 home and brought it and the money back to the school the next day.
He then said he gave the items to another student who told authorities that he hid the wallet and cash, less $5 that he took in the restroom. The second student said he was retrieving the wallet, per the first student’s request when he was requested to speak to school administrators. Both students were charged with theft by taking.
• On February 4 Terry DeWayne Finney, 20, and Nicole Daniel McCullough, 18, were both arrested and charged with battery and disorderly conduct after they allegedly engaged in a fight regarding use of a computer.
According to reports Finney told authorities that McCullough had requested to check her email and Finney disconnected the computer from the Internet.
Reports state that McCullough then placed the computer in a bag but Finney attempted to take the computer away.
A “wrestling” match ensured, reports state and McCullough allegedly threw a television remote at Finney, slapped him, scratched him and bit him.
After deputies interview McCullough Finney was arrested also.
• On February 5 a 14-year-old male student was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana at the Crossroads School after a narcotic K-9 dog alerted to an area where the student had been working.
Authorities located two small bags of suspected marijuana behind a computer at the station.
The student was arrested and detained at Sandersville Youth Detention Center.