On June 27, an aggravated assault complaint was filed at a West Atlanta Highway, Rutledge, residence. According to reports, a deputy responded at 12:56 a.m. to a report of shots fired. No other information was available on the incident.
On June 27, Thomas Jason Hondos, 56, Buckhead, was arrested and charged with failure to maintain lane, DUI drugs, possessions of marijuana, three counts possession of a schedule one controlled substance and one count possession of drug related objects. According to reports, a deputy responded to a vehicle crash on Apalachee Road near the 1300 block. When the deputy arrived, reports state, he observed Hondos lying on his back on the road. Hondos allegedly told the deputy he was driving west on Apalachee Road when he became light headed and lost control of his vehicle at 10:30 a.m. The deputy alleged that Hondos was slurring his words and that he told him there was a small amount of marijuana in a camouflaged backpack in the vehicle. A second deputy located the bag and found a large plastic bag with suspected marijuana, a second large bag with multiple smaller bags containing suspected marijuana, a digital scale, two silver dollar sized containers with a brown wax-like substance and multiple yellow and red bags with some containing suspected THC gummies. A green vape pen with a cartoon character containing a dark oil inside was was also found. Hondos was cleared by EMS at the scene and transported to the Morgan County Detention Center.
On June 25, a financial identity fraud complaint was filed at Badcock Furniture, Athens Highway. According to reports, a man said someone used his store account to make an online purchase. The man said he had not used his account in more than two years and that he recently received a letter from Badcock Furniture asking for a $280 payment to bring his account out of delinquency. The total charge to his account, reports state, is $4,530.60 that was used to purchase a reclining sofa, reclining console loveseat, swivel glider recliner, a 55” curved 4k smart TV and a 65’ curved 4k TV. The suspect made the purchases online but picked up the merchandise from the Madison store, reports state.
On June 26, an information report was filed at Interstate 20 near mile marker 118. According to reports, a deputy responded to a Be On The Lookout (BOLO) call on a grey Honda. The deputy observed the Honda traveling east on Interstate 20 and observed the vehicle straddling the center line. The deputy attempted to make a traffic stop, but the Honda continued for nearly two miles before pulling off to the side of the road. Then, reports state, the driver put the vehicle into reverse. The deputy made contact with the driver who spoke in broken English but displayed his swollen left foot to the deputy. The deputy determined that the man was having a diabetic episode. After EMS arrived, they reported that the man’s sugar level was extremely high. The man was transported via ambulance to Good Samaritan Hospital in Greensboro.
On June 24, a fraudulent telephone solicitation complaint was filed at an Apalachee River Road residence. According to reports, a man said he received a call from a man who claimed to be an employee of the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office. The man demanded that the complainant place money on a Green Dot card and to meet with his probation officer regarding a urine test. The Sheriff’s Office told the man there was no employee by the man’s name and that the call was a fraudulent attempt to take money.
On June 23, Christopher Allen Hart, 36, Mansfield, was arrested and charged with forgery. According to reports, Hart allegedly took three checks from his employer and forged the checks to receive nearly $1,000. Reports state that the employer reported that she was missing three checks from a farm account. She said she typically left the checks in a truck. After she noticed she was missing the checks, reports state, she began getting bank notifications of the checks clearing. She suspected two workers at the farm and once confronted by a deputy, Hart allegedly confessed that he had taken and forged the checks.
On June 22, a terroristic threats and acts complaint was filed at a Wagnon Mill Road residence. According to reports, a man reported receiving threatening text messages.
On June 22, a fraudulent activities complaint was filed at an Atlanta Highway residence. According to reports, a woman reported that five different bank accounts had been opened in her name. The accounts, three with Etrade, one with Chime and one with Go to Bank (Green Dot) were all opened on June 4. The woman said the accounts with Etrade and Go to Bank had been cancelled and the account with Chime had been suspended with no transactions.
On June 22, Jerry Lewis King, 61, Madison, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct. According to reports, a woman alleged that while she was visiting King at his room at the Relax Inn, King allegedly tore her dress. Reports allege that a Madison Police Department officer told a deputy that this marked the fourth complaint the department had regarding the woman and King. Reports also state that after the woman learned that King had been charged with disorderly conduct, she became irate with the arresting deputy and threatened to call both the Madison mayor and the deputy’s supervisor. The deputy reported that when he tried to explain the rational for the charge, the woman would not let him speak before hanging up on the deputy.