On Dec. 21, a fraud complaint was filed at a Lower Apalachee Road residence. According to reports, a woman said she received an email from World Wide Express Company regarding $680,200 being deposited to her account. The woman said she has had interaction with the company since 2019. The woman said she had cancelled her previous bank account but the new email made reference to her new account, including the number, that the woman said she had not released to the company. A deputy advised the woman to cease any communication with the emailer.

On Dec. 21, an information report was filed at an Aqua Road residence. According to reports, a woman said she had been chased by a neighbor’s dog while in her yard. The woman said she “exchanged words” with the neighbor regarding keeping the dog contained. The woman said the dog has returned to her yard and that she has contacted Morgan County Animal Control regarding the dog.

On Dec. 21, a theft by receiving stolen property complaint was filed at a Shepherd Road residence. According to reports, a man said between 8 p.m. and 6 p.m. the following day someone took an AR 15 rifle flash light, a tritium glow-in-the-dark zipper puller and a K-9 dog tag from the man’s mailbox. The man said he spoke with the Madison post master who confirmed the items had been delivered. The man said he noticed his mailbox was open and that junk mail had been left behind. The items are valued at $328.

On Dec. 21, a theft by receiving stolen property complaint was filed at an Enterprise Road residence. According to reports, a woman said someone had taken her mail out of her mailbox. The woman said there were no packages in the mailbox, only bills and junk mail.

On Dec. 21, Christopher David Seagraves, 33, Monroe, was arrested and charged with fleeing and attempting to elude, reckless driving, failure to maintain lane and improper passing. According to reports, a deputy said while he was patrolling Paschal Road near Cochran Road, he observed a silver Toyota Camry following another vehicle. The Toyota, reports state, passed the other vehicle in a sharp curve in the road. The deputy activated both blue lights and emergency sirens and attempted a traffic stop on the Toyota. However, the Toyota accelerated to between 75 to 80 miles per hour on Enterprise Road to Seven Islands Road. The vehicle eventually began to slow and the deputy performed a traffic stop on the driver, Seagraves, using his duty weapon and demanding to see Seagraves’ hands. Seagraves was taken from the vehicle and, reports state, the deputy observed headlights coming toward him. The deputy applied handcuffs to Seagraves and then turned his attention to a woman who left her vehicle and began “screaming” at the deputy. The deputy again drew his service weapon and ordered the woman to stop walking toward him and to return to her vehicle. The deputy later learned that the woman was Seagraves’ girlfriend and had been following him before the deputy attempted the traffic stop on Seagraves’ vehicle. The deputy learned that Seagraves was also wanted out of Banks, Barrow and Jackson counties on numerous drug-related charges and a probation violation charge. Reports state that the deputy also allegedly found an empty pen in the vehicle with a small amount of suspected methamphetamine residue inside the pen’s chamber. Reports state that while Seagraves was being transported to the Morgan County Detention Center, he allegedly told the deputy that he needed to go to rehab because of a methamphetamine, marijuana and heroin habit.

On Dec. 20, an information report was filed at a Fairplay Road and Malcolm Road, Bostwick, location. According to reports, a man said while he was trying to turn his 2013 Freightliner onto Fairplay Road during propane deliveries, the vehicle exited the road and his driver’s side tires slid into a ditch. The man said he was no longer able to drive forward for fear of turning over. The man told a deputy he had called for wrecker assistance and was given a two-hour wait time. The deputy called a towing service who then arrived and removed the truck from the ditch.

On Dec. 20, a violation of a temporary protective order and warrant service report was filed at a Mallard Ridge Road residence. According to reports, a deputy responded to a woman’s allegation that her estranged husband was sending people to her residence to pick up items and he had been driving past the residence despite a temporary protective order against the estranged husband. While the deputy was speaking with the woman the estranged husband drove past the residence. The deputy performed a traffic stop on the estranged husband’s vehicle. The estranged husband said he and his passenger were driving from a man’s house after they had been working on the man’s vehicle. The deputy noted that both the estranged husband and his passenger were “dirty and greasy.” The passenger, however, had an active warrant against him from Athens-Clarke County. The estranged husband was cited for no seatbelt and expired license.

On Dec. 20, Susan Ann Yarberry, 39, Monticello, was arrested and charged with theft by deception. According to reports, a deputy responded to Tractor Supply, Eatonton Road, regarding a theft complaint. A store manager alleged that Yarberry had confessed to taking $5,748.71 in fraudulent return transactions. Reports allege that Yarberry was completing fraudulent return transactions under both her name and other employees’ names and then she would take the return cash. The deputy noted that Yarberry allegedly confessed to taking the money. Reports allege that Yarberry told the deputy she had taken the money to catch up on mortgage payments.


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