On May 9, a terroristic acts and threats complaint was filed at Morgan County Department of Family and Children Services, South Main Street. According to reports, a 44-year-old Milledgeville woman is listed as a suspect in the incident but no other information regarding the complaint was made available.
On May 7, an information report was filed at an Old Mill Road residence. According to reports, a man who said he was involved with the No2rivian.org movement received a threatening email through the organization’s email address. According to reports, the email, which came from a free email service, labeled the email subject as “you scumbag boomer have done enough” and included profane language and states that the recipient “cannot die soon enough.” The man was told the email did not rise to the definition of an actual threat, but would be documented.
On May 7, a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Williams Street, Rutledge, residence. According to reports, a man said sometime between 9 a.m. and noon, someone took his 2004 Pontiac GTO from his residence. The man said a few months ago some men in a red pickup truck stopped and asked him if he would sell the vehicle but he declined.
On May 6, Gernardo Montferance Cato, Jr., 24, Charleston, S.C., was arrested and charged with speeding, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime. Vidal Hamilton, no age, no address given, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime. According to reports, Cato was allegedly speeding on Interstate 20 near the intersection with Seven Islands Road when he was stopped. Consequent to a traffic stop, deputies allegedly located a small bag of suspected marijuana under the front passenger seat of the vehicle and more than two pounds of suspected marijuana in a backpack claimed by Hamilton in the back seat of the vehicle. A loaded 9mm pistol was found in the glovebox of the vehicle.
On May 6, Jeremiah Richard Erwin, 44, Oxford, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault and criminal trespass. According to reports, a woman at 6:25 a.m. alleged that Erwin had beaten her with a cleaning tool. The deputies located Erwin in a bed and after he put on pants, shirts and shoes, he told deputies that he and the complainant had recently had a “slight” argument. Reports allege that Erwin spoke to deputies in a slurring tone and appeared under the influence of alcohol. Erwin maintained he had not struck the woman with a cleaning tool. The complainant said she had obtained bruising from the strikes and the bruises were photographed by a female officer. The woman also provided video surveillance of the event including the alleged assault.
On May 6, a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Madison Lake Parkway residence. According to reports, a woman said after her husband launched a boat on Lake Sinclair, he returned to find that someone had taken the license tag off his boat trailer.
On May 4, a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Cochran Road residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that a man known to her had taken both her 2006 Honda Civic and $2,000 cash. The woman alleged that the man has been staying with her for approximately one month and only she and he knew the location of he cash. She said the man left sometime between 4:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. Deputies were notified that a Barrow County woman said she had the Honda in her possession and would meet the complaint to return the vehicle. The same complainant, a day prior, also alleged that an auto repair person had removed $1,300 from a safe in the Honda’s trunk while control arms on the vehicle were being repaired.
On May 5, a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Tamplin Road residence. According to reports, a man alleged that a woman known to him had extracted $105 from his bank account via the Cash App. The man said he had deleted the Cash App app prior to the money being taken from his account.
On May, a distribution of obscene materials to minors and enticing a child for indecent purposes complaint was filed at Morgan County High School, College Drive. According to reports, Morgan County Sheriff’s Office investigators responded to a complaint regarding a 15-year-old male student on one of the school’s buses. No other information was made available regarding the complaint.
On May 4, a damage to property complaint was filed at the eastbound rest area of Interstate 20. According to reports, a man alleged that after he had parked at the rest area and was working on a truck away from his vehicle, someone had punctured a gash in the vehicle’s gas tank.
On May 4, an identity theft complaint was filed at the Holiday Inn, Ramada Way, Madison. According to reports, a woman said someone had used her identity as well as her husband and child’s identity to purchase and use a cell phone. The woman said she went to the store to upgrade her phone and learned that another woman has a phone in the complainant’s name and that account owes $790. The complainant said she was told the account was opened in 2019 in Texas.
On May 4, a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Turner Road residence. According to reports, a man said someone took his blue 2014 Ram 1500 and a red, black and white 2020 Apollo 125 dirt bike. The complainant was advised the truck was located at a Lower Harmony Road location.
On May 4, Moinae Taylor, 33, Madison, was arrested and charged with battery. According to reports, a man alleged that during the night at a River Woods Drive residence, Taylor entered the bedroom and demanded that the man leave the bed and sleep on a couch. The man said he refused and Taylor allegedly struck the man in the face, causing a cut to his mouth. The man said he grabbed Taylor’s hands in defense but did not strike her. Taylor said she confronted the man regarding paying the rent and the man pushed her down on the bed, held her hands above her head and placed his knee on her face while choking her, according to reports. The officer said that Taylor had no marks on her body but the man had a cut.
On May 3, Jonathan Sterling Oberry, 42, Monticello was arrested and charged with receipt, possession or transfer of firearm by a convicted felon. Oberry was arrested at Love’s Truck Stop, Monticello Road at 8:45 a.m. No other information was made available regarding the incident.
On May 3, a lost property complaint was filed at a Buckhead Drive, Buckhead residence. According to reports, a woman said she had received a paper prescription for Adderall by mail and she had accidentally thrown the prescription away.
On May 3, a reckless conduct and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon complaint was filed at a McHenry Crossing residence. According to reports, a man and woman and one of their neighbors told a deputy that someone near them was shooting firearms. The neighbor said he heard bullets coming through the trees towards his residence and he drove to the complainant’s house to investigate. The complainants alleged that the man shooting the weapons was doing so on .3 of an acre and that he was a convicted felon. A deputy located to the suspect’s house and was greeted at the door by an elderly man who said he had just recently come home. The elderly man denied any knowledge of firing a weapon but did state that his son, who is a convicted felon according to reports, had been at the house. Deputies questioned the son after he consumed two pieces of Little Caesar’s pizza and the son denied knowledge of firing firearms.
On May 2, an information report was filed at a Centennial Road residence. According to reports, a man alleged that a white F250 pickup truck with an orange tool box struck both his and his daughter’s mailbox and destroyed them. The two mailboxes, combined, are valued at $300.