On July 26 a criminal damage to property complaint was filed at a Atlanta Highway, Rutledge location. According to reports, a man and woman stated that after they returned from a six-day vacation, they noticed that a floor was warped and a rug was stained. Reports state that the couple had given their son and a friend permission to stay at the residence and “house sit” in their absence. A family member reported that the two men had invited friends over and “partied the six days they were gone.”
The couple estimated the damage at $3,500 and the rug at $100. They said they did not want to press charges but did want restitution from the son and his friend. On July 26 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Seven Islands Road, Buckhead location. According to reports, a man said that when he and his wife returned home they noticed red mud on bedroom carpet. There was no signs of forced entry. On July 26 an information report was filed at a Cedar Grove Road, Buckhead.
According to reports, a woman alleged that her brother had been offering people $200 to “whip her (expletive).” The woman said she did not know what the brother’s problem was. On July 26 a burglary complaint was filed at a Cajun Lane, Rutledge location. According to reports, a man said that someone had entered his son’s rental house and removed a cooking stove, clothes washer, clothes dryer, bed and light fixture. The complainant said he was taking care of his son’s rental property while the son was in jail.
The man said he believed a former girlfriend and renter was responsible for the thefts. On July 22 a burglary report was filed at an Antioch Church Road that also included one of the son’s property. Reports state that a front porch railing had been torn off and several items had been taken. A wall in a bathroom had been torn away as well as a closet wall. A black bag containing suspected meth pipes was located in the residence.
On July 25 a terroristic threats and acts complaint was filed at a Seven Islands Road, Buckhead, location. According to reports, a woman said she observed three juveniles standing outside her neighbor’s house and one of the juveniles had a long gun strapped around his neck. The woman said the juvenile taunted her neighbor in an attempt to get him to come outside. The neighbor said earlier he had confronted the juveniles regarding stealing his truck key and at that time the juveniles had threatened to kill him. On July 25 an identity theft complaint was filed at a Dixie Highway, Rutledge location.
According to reports, a woman said when she attempted to make a cell phone call she received a recorded message stating that her phone was deactivated. The woman said she called Verizon and they told her to turn off her IPhones off so they could work on the phones. The woman said she did not have an IPhone and was told by Verizon that someone had used her cell phone number to order and purchase two IPhones. On July 25 a burglary complaint was filed at a Cajun Lane, Rutledge, location.
According to reports, a man said that between 9:30 a.m. and noon someone had entered his residence and removed nine Cyclobenzaprine pills that belonged to his wife. The man said a week earlier someone had taken a bottle of Hydracocone. A neighbor said someone had entered his pickup truck and removed a bottle of Lortabs and his son’s fishing pole. On July 24 a graffiti on roadway complaint was filed at a Prospect Road location. According to reports, a woman reported that someone spray-painted “801 lay low Gansta Crip Northeast Family We Ride” on the street in front of her house.
On July 23 a financial transaction card complaint was filed at a Guinn Road location. According to reports, a man said he noticed that someone had used his checking card information to make seven purchases in Orlando, Fla. that totaled $222.25. On July 21 Jonathan Douglas Echols, 30, Rutledge was arrested and charged with DUI less safe, third offense, driving on a suspended license, second offense and operating a vehicle without a tag. According to reports, a deputy received a call that a person was driving a gray Jaguar recklessly near Estes Road and Newborn Road.
The deputy responded and allegedly observed the Jaguar run a stop sign. The deputy attempted to pull the Jaguar over on Newborn Road and the driver initially stopped the vehicle but then fled down a long driveway on Newborn Road before coming to a stop. After the stop the deputy was able to force Echols from the vehicle and after he handcuffed him and placed him in his patrol vehicle he allegedly slammed his head against a divider several times. On July 21 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Blue Springs Road location. According to reports, a woman said she heard someone attempting to kick open her front door. The woman said the person fled. Deputies searched the area but could not find a suspect.