On April 2,4 an unruly child complaint was filed at a Green Meadow Drive residence. According to reports, a mother alleged that her 16-year-old child had left the residence on April 23 and had been in the company of several adults who had allegedly been consuming alcohol. The woman said the child refused to leave the adults and come home and has done this behavior several times in the past. She also alleged that the child has become “extremely verbally confrontational.”

On April 23, a theft by taking report was filed at Quick Shop, Confederate Road. According to reports, a man said that after a 2008 Acura he had paid a man to fix was brought to the store, the vehicle was missing a day later. The complainant said he paid a man to repair the vehicle and on April 21 the work was completed and the vehicle was parked at the store. The complainant said a day later the mechanic came to the store and dropped off the keys but the car was now missing.

On April 20, a theft by taking complaint was filed at Travel Centers of America, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an employee said at 5:30 p.m. two males entered the store and one male approached the counter and used TA’s Ultra One app on a phone to purchase $700.89 worth of merchandise. The man then allegedly walked toward the door and handed the second man the same phone and that man also used the app on the phone to purchase $537.70 worth of merchandise. Both men then left the store.

On April 23, a theft by taking and burglary complaint was filed at an East Central Avenue residence. According to reports, a man alleged that someone entered his residence and took a Sony Playstation 4. The man said he left his back door open while he left the residence and a relative found the back door open and the unit missing.

On April 24, an entering auto complaint was filed at a West Washington Street residence. According to reports, a man said that someone took his Smith and Wesson pistol from his unlocked vehicle sometime between 2 p.m. and 10 p.m.

On April 24, a reckless driving complaint was filed at McDonald’s, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a woman alleged that a man in a blue Mustang allegedly revved his engine while waiting behind her in the drive through lane. The woman said the man then passed her in the lane and lost control of the vehicle while turning “almost spinning all the way around.” A second customer alleged that the man then circled the store before parking. The man then allegedly entered the store and allegedly made “rude or hostile” remarks to the staff regarding the wait time on his order. The woman said she followed the man in the store and observed that he was wearing a Morgan County Sheriff’s Office uniform and she asked for and eventually received his badge number. An officer observed a “fresh set of tire marks” in the parking lot. The officer then followed up with the officer at the Morgan County Detention Center where the man allegedly told the officer he had been “furious” with the lack of service. The deputy, Eladio Gonzalez, Jr., no age, no address listed, was then cited for driving too fast for conditions.

On April 21, a simple assault complaint was filed at a Micha Way residence. According to reports, a man said the night prior his girlfriend had been corresponding via text with a man named “Willie” regarding purchasing a Cadillac. The complainant believes “Willie” lives in Monroe. The man said in the morning, between 5:30 a.m. and 6:30 a.m., texts from “Willie” became sexually charged and harassing and at one point “Willie” sent a picture of his private parts to the girlfriend and threatened the complainant by referencing a .380 caliber handgun.

On April 18, a battery complaint was filed at a Burney Street residence. According to reports, an officer responded to a 911 hang up call at the residence and when he arrived, a woman alleged that she had been in a physical altercation with a relative. The woman said she was walking home and her relative pulled up and began to argue with her, eventually striking her in the mouth. She told the officer she fought back and knocked the man to the ground. She said the man then shoved her to the ground, causing her to hit her face on the sidewalk. She said when the man realized her face was bleeding, he left.

On April 17, an information report was filed at Love’s Truck Stop, Monticello Highway. According to reports, a Love’s employee reported that a Cadillac had been left on the property “for months” and a Volkswagen had been on the property for approximately three weeks. Neither vehicle had been reported stolen, however, the Volkswagen was missing its license plate.

On April 21, a simple assault complaint was filed at Olde South Wine and Spirits, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an employee alleged that a man entered the store and she walked outside because of prior interactions with the man. The woman alleged that the man walked outside and said to her, “I’ll kick you in the head.”

On April 18, a forgery complaint was filed at United Bank, North Main Street. According to reports, a customer reported that he had written a vendor a check and realized that the vendor had never cashed the check. The complainant said, based on somebody previously forging his information, he cancelled the check and then was informed by the bank that after the check had been cancelled, someone had altered the check and attempted to cash it in Stone Mountain.

On April 11, a forgery complaint was filed at Olde South Wine and Liquor, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an employee alleged that a man with a Greensboro ID entered the store and attempted to cash a $937.35 check. The employee told police that he had information the same man had cashed a check for the same amount at EZ Bottle Shop, West Washington Street, moments before. The employee confronted the man regarding the validity of both checks and the man, at first, agreed to return the money but then fled the store, leaving a driver’s license and the check behind. An officer noted both checks had the same check number and both were from a Bard Manufacturing Company account. The company told an officer that it had no employee that matched the man’s identification.


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