On Feb. 10, a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Monticello Highway residence. According to reports, a man said that sometime between Feb. 4 and Feb. 7 someone took a 2019 LOOK trailer that had been parked next to his garage. The man valued the trailer at $3,800.
On Feb. 10, Amber King, 38, Bishop, was arrested and charged with speeding, fleeing/attempting to elude, possession of marijuana and possession of methamphetamine. According to reports, a deputy reported that at 1:13 p.m. while on patrol on Atlanta Highway near Graham Ridge, he allegedly observed a red BMW driven by King drive past him in the opposite direction while going 73 mph in a 55 mph zone. The deputy made a u-turn to pursue the BMW and when the deputy topped a hill, he was able to observe the roadway for approximately one mile and did not observe the BMW. The deputy back tracked and located skid marks near a residential driveway and then observed the BMW parked beside the residence. According to reports, King told the deputy she stopped because she was on the phone. She also then told the deputy that she did not believe the vehicle had active insurance and that she did not know who lived at the residence. She was then placed under arrest for fleeing. A search of the vehicle, reports state, found suspected marijuana and methamphetamine in a cigarette pack under the front seat.
On Feb. 9, a 14-year-old male and a 14-year-old female were both charged with possession of marijuana at Morgan County Middle School. According to reports, an administrator acting on information determined that the male student had passed suspected marijuana in a plastic bag contained in a pill bottle to the female student while riding to school on a bus. The female student allegedly told administrators that the male had asked her to hold the substance while at school because he did not want to have it in his possession. Administrators searched the female’s book bag and allegedly located a pill bottle that contained a plastic bag that contained a small amount of suspected marijuana.
On Feb. 9, a theft of documents complaint was filed at a Rehoboth Road residence. According to reports, a woman said her husband had recently died and while she was trying to organize his estate, she realized several titles for several vehicles belonging to her deceased husband were missing. The woman said she is missing titles to two flatbed tow trucks and a blue Toyota passenger vehicle.
On Feb. 9, a battery complaint was filed at Morgan County Middle School, College Drive. According to reports, an administrator alleged that while students were waiting to board buses to go home, a student was struck by a water bottle other students were tossing around the gym. The 13-year-old that was struck allegedly dismantled an umbrella and then used the umbrella as a weapon, striking a female student in the back. The student was suspended, reports state, the next day.
On Feb. 8, a theft of livestock complaint was filed at a Broughton Trail residence. According to reports, two women alleged that animals of which they were caretakers were taken from the residence. The women said four water buffalos, two cows and an Asian tortoise had been removed from the property. One woman said the last time the animals were observed on property was on Feb. 6 around 5 p.m. Reports note that a gate to a pasture holding the animals appeared to be damaged and tire marks were found around the gate and the barn in the pasture. A deputy contacted the owner of the animals and the owner told the deputy that he had recently won a civil case in Superior Court and was now the undisputed owner of the animals. He then advised he just learned the animals were taken.
On Feb. 8, a harassing phone calls complaint was filed at a South Trace residence. According to reports, a man alleged that a teen had sent his sons threatening text messages, including a message that threatened to beat the sons until they could no longer see. The complainant said his sons had also told him that the suspect had come to the family’s residence with three other persons to harass them and during that trip, the teen allegedly had a pistol sitting on the center console of his vehicle.
On Feb. 6, a terroristic threats and acts complaint was filed at Morgan County Middle School, College Drive. According to reports, a 13-year-old male was detained by the Department of Juvenile Justice after he allegedly threatened to “shoot up the school.” The student allegedly made the threat after he was struck with a container of applesauce. Reports state that the student also became upset when other students were allegedly making fun of his deceased relative.
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