On Jan. 9, a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Newborn Road, Rutledge residence. According to reports, a man reported at 4:38 a.m. that a Penske rental truck was parked on his neighbor’s property. Reports state that a deputy located a state of Michigan handicap sticker in the rental truck. Around midnight, the deputy reported speaking to a man walking on Newborn Road on two occasions and identified him as a Michigan resident. Eventually, the man was transported to Morgan Medical Center by EMS. After the rental truck report was filed, the man contacted the Michigan man in the hospital who admitted he was driving the truck. When the deputy went to the hospital to return the man’s phone to him, he was advised that the man had left the facility.
On Jan. 9, a criminal damage to property complaint was filed at Love’s Truck Stop, Monticello Highway. According to reports, a man reported that while he was driving eastbound on Interstate 20 at 8:50 p.m., a white pickup truck with a tool box on the back pulled up next to him and shot out his driver’s side window. A deputy reviewed the damage to the truck and noted that there appeared to be scratches under the window that evidenced some type of object struck the window. However, the deputy could not find anywhere in the truck where a bullet had passed through the glass.
On Jan. 7, a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Cochran Road residence. According to reports, a woman said she read a recent story in the Morgan County Citizen regarding mail theft and realized that she had not received several pieces of mail. The woman said she had not received both a power bill and a prescription card from her insurance company.
On Jan. 7, an information report was filed at a Second Street, Bostwick residence. According to reports, a woman said a teenager had ridden a blue and white dirt bike through his yard. The woman said the Bostwick City Council had recently adopted an ordinance that doesn’t allow a recreational vehicle to operate within 300 yards of a residence. The complainant videotaped the encounter.
On Jan. 7, a deposit account fraud complaint was filed at a Sabrina Lane residence. According to reports, the complaint was in regard to fraudulent checks, however, no other information regarding the complaint was available.
On Jan. 6, a burglary complaint was filed at a Clack Road residence. According to reports, a man alleged that his estranged wife had entered his residence through a dog door and removed an Arctic cooler, 10 dog beds, pet grooming supplies and rose quartz. The man showed a deputy a text message he had received from a mutual friend who told him the man’s estranged wife was allegedly bragging about entering the home through the pet doors.
On Jan. 5, a burglary complaint was filed at a Drake Road residence. No other information was available regarding the report.
On Jan. 4, a criminal trespass complaint was filed at an Atlanta Highway, Rutledge residence. According to reports, a deputy arrived at the residence and observed a white Honda Accord stuck in the ditch in front of the residence. A man at the residence said he had, at one time, been in a “talking” relationship with the woman but that relationship had ended and he did not desire the woman to come onto the property. The man said that when his grandparents saw the woman’s car on the property they immediately called 911. The man did not press charges against the woman for damages in the yard but did have the woman criminally trespassed from the property. Friends and relatives of the woman arrived and helped her extract her vehicle from the ditch.
On Jan. 4, an information report was filed at a Dixie Highway residence. According to reports, a man said while he was driving his John Deere Gator he was momentarily blinded by the sun and the vehicle struck a tree. The man said he was suffering from neck and head injuries and felt nauseated. The man was transported to Athens Piedmont Hospital for treatment.
On Jan. 4, a cruelty toward children complaint was filed at a Whispering Lakes Trail residence. No other information was available regarding the report.
On Jan. 3, a financial transaction card theft complaint was filed at a Tamplin Road residence. According to reports, a man alleged that while he was sleeping, a woman known to him used his debit card to set up cash application on his cell phone. The complainant said he later noticed that the woman had transferred $290 from his account to another man’s account. The complainant said he contacted his bank and had his account cancelled.
On Jan. 3, a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Davis Academy Road residence. According to reports, a man alleged that his ex-wife had taken his wedding ring on Nov. 30, 2021, while she was at his residence collecting her belongings. The man described the ring as a 14K yellow gold channel band with seven diamonds. The man valued the ring at $1,802.