On April 4, Yaneir Rayshan Johnson, 42, San Antonio, Texas, was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine, DUI and possession of drug related objects. According to reports, at 1:25 a.m., a deputy was dispatched to Interstate 20 in regards to an erratic driver in a Nissan Titan. The Titan passed the deputy who attempted to catch up to the truck and reports allege the truck was swerving on the highway. During a traffic stop, the truck allegedly stopped in the middle of the interstate and was directed to pull off the road. Consequent to the traffic stop, a second deputy searched the vehicle and allegedly found a glass pipe with residue. A small plastic bag of suspected methamphetamine was located in Johnson’s pocket.
On April 4, a lost or mislaid property complaint was filed at Rainbow Convenience store, Athens Highway. According to reports, a woman said after she played the lottery at the store, she left to go to a garbage dump and believed she left her phone at the store. The woman, a deputy and a store clerk searched the store and reviewed video surveillance that never showed the woman placing her phone down in the store. The phone was not found.
On April 3, Robert Mitts, 35, Atlanta, was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine, one count crossing the guard line with contraband and speeding. According to reports, at 1:38 a.m., a vehicle Mitts was driving on Interstate 20 was stopped for allegedly driving 115 mph in a 70 mph zone. Consequent to the stop, a deputy learned Mitts had an active arrest warrant against him out of Fulton County. Mitts was transported to the Morgan County Detention Center and while being processed, a jailer allegedly found a plastic bag of suspected methamphetamine on his person.
On April 3, an information report was filed at a Heidi Trial, Buckhead, residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that a man with whom she has a temporary protective order against had given a mutual friend $200 to give to the complainant. The complainant said the woman gave her the money and said it had come from the Easter Bunny. The mutual friend said the woman had asked for an advance of $100 on child support because the mutual friend’s current husband is the father of the complainant’s child. The mutual friend said the arrangement including the complainant forfeiting the money card she uses when child support payments drop on Tuesdays to the mutual friend. The mutual friend said she and her husband agreed to front the complainant $200 of their stimulus money but that the money had not come from the man with whom the woman has a temporary protective order. A deputy spoke to the mutual friend’s husband who seemed bewildered regarding the arrangement.
On April 2, a battery complaint was filed at a Boone’s Bridge Road residence.♦ According to reports, a woman alleged that the father of her child had been taking money out of her account and placing it in his account. The woman said she confronted the man regarding the money and the man allegedly hit her in the face, drug her across the ground and broke the back window of a white 2016 Honda Accord that they both own. The woman also told a deputy that the man had cocaine on his person, which was allegedly why he left in the Accord prior to a deputy arriving. While deputies were at the scene, the man allegedly texted the woman a message that read, “Byou are dead, never coming back around, and the money in the bank is dead to. I got it back b. Trying to get me busted with coke, aint no coming back from there.” The woman had a small cut over her left eye, an injury to her left knee, a swollen lip and dirt on her clothes. Reports state a warrant will be issued for battery against the man.
On April 2, a lost or mislaid item report was filed at a Whispering Lakes Trail, Buckhead, residence. According to reports, a woman said while she was at Walmart, Eatonton Road, she changed carts near the shower curtain section of the store and when she did so, she left four bottles of prescription medicine in the first cart.
On April 3, Danny Louie Cronic, 40, Madison, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault, battery and possession of marijuana. According to reports, a woman said on April 2, at the Lower Apalachee Road residence where she and Cronic cohabitate, Cronic’s phone rang and she picked it up and observed a photo of a woman on Snap Chat. She said she confronted Cronic and he became angry and began throwing items and breaking things in the residence. The woman alleged that Cronic broke the toilet in the bathroom and beat her with the toilet seat. The woman said she cut her feet on pieces of broken porcelain and that Cronic cupped his hand over her mouth with enough intensity that she lost consciousness and had a seizure. She also alleged that Cronic has choked her or tried to suffocate her multiple times in the past. A deputy entered the residence, reports state, and observed two containers of suspected marijuana and a broken laptop that had a knife stabbed through it. In the bedroom, there was a broken flat screen television, a hole in a wall and a missing closet door. While the deputy was at the residence, Cronic came walking up to the residence from a wooded area with his hands up. The woman had, a day prior, after the alleged attack, sought medical attention at Morgan Medical Center were she was admitted for her injuries.
On March 30, an entering automobile complaint was filed at a Sewell Road, Mansfield, residence. According to reports, a man said someone took tools from his 2001 Dodge Ram 1500 pickup truck. The man said he had wrenches, sockets and ratchets in the tool box. He also said a prescription bottle that contained 100 pills of Oxycodone 15 was also missing. The man estimated the value of the tools at $500.
On April 1, an information report was filed at a River Woods Drive residence. According to reports, a woman said her neighbors had been harassing her frequently. The woman said a day earlier, she had called animal control on the neighbor’s dog because the dog was allegedly in her yard and growling at the complainant. The woman said the next day, the male neighbor came to her door and allegedly threatened her by saying, “If you don’t leave my wife alone I promise you won’t like what happens.” He also allegedly threatened her as he was leaving by stating that, “If you call animal control again on my dog your house might fall in.” He also allegedly made the motion of a house falling in with his hands to reiterate the point of a house falling in. The complainant also said there is currently a property line dispute between herself and the neighbors and on one occasion, the female neighbor came on her property and spray painted an “X” on the driveway next to the complainant’s house.
On March 31, a financial identity fraud complaint was filed at a Newborn Road residence. According to reports, a deputy was sent to the Valero Convenience store regarding a fake $100 bill. A store employee stated that a white female with a pony tail used the bill, which had “PROP MONEY” printed on the bill to purchase a Dr. Pepper and a pack of Pall Malls. After the woman received change, she then purchased lottery tickets. The woman was wearing a blue shirt, grey shorts, white socks and blue or black shoes. She also requested that the employee order more Pall Mall cigarettes.
On March 29, an information report was filed at the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office, Monticello Road. According to reports, a woman said she purchased a .45 caliber pistol on Aug. 10, 2020 for her then boyfriend. The woman said she and the boyfriend have since broken up and that the boyfriend will not return the handgun. She notified authorities that she wanted to relinquish all responsibility and possession of the firearm to her ex-boyfriend.
On March 30, a damage to property complaint was filed at a Newborn Road residence. According to reports, a man alleged that earlier that morning, a school bus backed into his mailbox. The man said he did not believe the bus driver realized they had hit his mailbox.