On July 24, Bryant Jamal Wesby, 31, Waynesboro, was arrested and charged with theft by receiving stolen property. According to reports, a deputy was dispatched to Interstate 20 regarding a mechanical breakdown. Upon arrival, he was informed by a Social Circle Police Department officer that the 2007 Nissan that was broken down had been reported stolen from Richmond County.
On July 24, a recovered stolen property report was filed at a Big Sandy Creek Lane residence. According to reports, a man said he had located a white and green Kawasaki dirt bike laying against a tree and covered with tree limbs on his property. A deputy was able to locate a VIN number on the bike and discovered that it had been reported stolen in the city of Madison.
On July 24, an information report was filed at a Westminster Way, Buckhead, residence. According to reports, a man said at 6:40 p.m. he and his family of four entered a 2000 Pontiac Montana to sit in the air conditioning when the vehicle caught fire. The man said as soon as he turned the ignition key to electrical, he smelled a burning smell and the vehicle rapidly caught fire. The man and his family left the vehicle and removed their property from the vehicle. Two fire extinguishers were used on the vehicle fire and the fire was eventually extinguished by Morgan County Fire and Rescue personnel. The vehicle is a total loss, reports state.
On July 23, a criminal trespass complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road residence. According to reports, a man alleged that his neighbor had tapped into his well water line and had burned out his well pump while using the well water to fill a dry pond. He also accused the neighbor of cursing at his daughter and “shoots her the bird” when he sees her. Another man told the deputy that he had recently been doing grading work on the property and might have damaged the line and was willing to make any repairs necessary.
On July 23, an information report was filed at the Madison bypass. According to reports, a deputy responded to the area regarding a woman falling out of a truck. The deputy observed a woman sitting in the grass on the side of the road. A man at the scene alleged that his wife had taken a handful of pills that morning but had spit them out and then mentioned hurting herself before jumping from the truck. The woman complained of injuries to her shoulder and leg and “was in a great deal of pain…” but denied attempting to harm herself and said she had fallen from the truck.
On July 23, a shots fired complaint was filed at a Prospect Road residence. According to reports, when a deputy arrived, he observed that the back window of a Honda Accord had been shot out. A man at the residence alleged that his brother had shot at him but then stated he did not want to cooperate with police regarding the incident. The owner of the vehicle arrived and stated he did want to press charges but then said the suspect had contacted him and promised he would pay for the repairs. The deputy left. Later, he received a second complaint call at the same residence of a person with a gun. This time, a complainant said a man exited a maroon Chevrolet Tahoe with a gun in hand. The deputy located the vehicle at another Prospect Road residence with four men standing near. The deputy spoke with and identified all four men who said they were not aware of the incident. The deputy left the area.
On July 20, an illegal dumping complaint was filed at a Halls Lane location. According to reports, a man, who said he owned 148 acres near the intersection of Halls Lane and Eatonton Road, alleged that someone had dumped truck and tractor tires on his property. The man said his neighbors keep a large pile of truck and tractor tires on their property and he surmised that some of the tires might have fallen off the stack and onto his property. The neighbor arrived while a deputy was at the scene and reported that someone had recently cleaned his property and might have pushed the tire pile too far back on his lot.
On July 20, a financial transaction card fraud complaint was filed at a Ruark Road residence. According to reports, a woman said someone had accessed her debit card information and had made a purchase of $600.
On July 19, a theft by taking complaint was filed at the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office. According to reports, a man said he had left his pistol in his girlfriend’s car. The man said he called the girlfriend multiple times to get the gun back but, he said, her story changed regarding the gun’s location with each call. On July 20, the complainant called the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office and reported that he had secured the weapon and he did not want his girlfriend to be arrested.
On July 19, a theft by deception complaint was filed at a Sewell Road residence. According to reports, a woman said someone used her online Walmart account to have food delivered via Door Dash to a residence in Sugarland, Texas. The woman contacted Walmart to cancel the order but was told that the order had already been delivered. She then contacted Door Dash and was able to have the order stopped prior to delivery. Reports state that she then was contacted by Walmart regarding why the order was stopped and she told them that the order was fraudulent, at least the method of paying for the order was fraudulent. In total, two orders, one for $45.87 and one for $33.62 were made. Both orders included both food and personal care products. The woman was able to obtain a refund on both fraudulent orders.