On Aug. 7, a damage to property complaint was filed at a Broughton Road, Newborn residence. According to reports, a man reported that while he was driving south on Georgia 83, there was allegedly a sign sticking out in the road. The man said he could not navigate the road, oncoming traffic and the sign and he struck the sign with the front right end of his vehicle. A deputy noted minor damage on the front right end of the man’s 2021 Chevrolet Tahoe.
On Aug. 7, a nuisance animal complaint was filed at a Old Buckhead Road residence. According to reports, a woman said a black Pit Bull had come onto her property on several occasions and either chased or bit her dogs. The woman said the Pit Bull is friendly to people but not dogs. The Pit Bull has come onto her property on June 4, July 20 and Aug. 6, the woman said. She said her husband has been able to contact the dog’s owner by phone. The owner’s mother came to the woman’s house, reports state, and collected the dog. The woman alleged there had been more incidents but she had just started noting each incident.
On Aug. 7, an information report was filed at a Clack Road residence. According to reports, a man said while he was running home, a German Shepherd attacked him from behind. The man said he sustained injuries to his buttocks and the dog attack ripped his shorts. A deputy located the dog’s owner on Clack Road but was unable to collect the owner’s name and phone number because the dog was present.
On Aug. 6, an information report was filed at a Deerwood Drive residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that a man with whom she once had a relationship was harassing her through social media. The woman said the man had established several social media accounts and continues the harassment after she has repeatedly told him to cease.
On Aug. 6, Desmond Harris, 32, Rutledge, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct. According to reports, a man at a Hollis Street residence alleged that Harris was both loving and then, moments later, irate and abusive towards another man. A deputy noted that Harris had glassy and red eyes and smelled of alcohol at the time. Harris was cited and transported to the Morgan County Detention Center for a 12-hour stay because he was allegedly intoxicated.
On Aug. 4, a damage to property complaint was filed at a Davis Academy Road, Rutledge, location. According to reports, a woman said she struck a large pot hole on Reese Road. The woman said when she arrived home she noticed the air in her tire was low. The woman said the next day the entire tire was flat and she believes her rim was bent when the vehicle struck the pot hole. A deputy notified Morgan County Roads and Bridges who, reports state, immediately fixed the pot hole.
On Aug. 3, a recovered stolen vehicle report was filed at Interstate 20, east bound. According to reports, a deputy located a silver Nissan Frontier parked on the on ramp of Interstate 20 at the 121 mile marker. The vehicle had been reported stolen out of Atlanta.
On Aug. 2, a damage to property complaint was filed at a Prospect Road residence. According to reports, a woman said that the previous night, her daughter had been at a gathering on Prospect Road and at one point an unknown person or persons began discharging firearms. The woman said her daughter immediately left and on the next day, noticed a bullet hole in the passenger side quarter panel. A crime scene specialist recorded the bullet hole.
On Aug. 2, Rolando Alfonso Callender, 18, Fairborn, was arrested and charged with speeding, expired or no driver’s license and reckless driving. According to reports, Callender was stopped on Interstate 20 after a deputy allegedly recorded Callender driving a BMW X3 112 miles per hour and, reports allege, doing so while weaving in and out of traffic. Consequent to the traffic stop, a deputy noted that Callender only possessed a valid instructional permit that requires a licensed person to be in the vehicle while the permit holder is driving. Callender was alone, reports state.
On Aug. 2, Brandon Lee Brock, 32, Monroe, was arrested and charged with speeding and failure to yield right of way to an emergency vehicle. According to reports, Lee was stopped while driving a Freight Liner log truck on Intestate 20 after a deputy allegedly recorded Lee driving the vehicle 84 miles per hour in a 70 miles per hour zone. Reports state that after the deputy recorded the speeds, he made several attempts to perform a traffic stop on the tractor trailer, including using his emergency lights and sirens. The truck continued for two miles before stopping. Consequent to the stop, reports state, Brock disputed the speeding allegation, telling the deputy that the truck was governed to go no more than 74 miles an hour. He also asked to speak to a supervisor who arrived and while speaking with the deputies, Brock began climbing back into the tractor while deputies were trying to explain that he was going to get a speeding ticket and a warning for not stopping for an emergency vehicle. Brock allegedly asked the deputies several times if he was “being detained” and he was told several times he was being detained until the citations could be issued. Brock refused to sign the citation and continued to pitch the idea that the truck was governed. A deputy attempted to place Brock in handcuffs and Brock allegedly resisted. After he was placed in handcuffs, reports state, Brock then began to cry and tried to apologize to deputies.
On Aug. 1, an information report was filed at a Weaver Jones Road, Rutledge residence. According to reports, deputies responded to a woman’s request for help at 1:54 a.m. Dispatch told the deputies they had lost contact with the woman and had tried to call her back several times. Eventually the woman answered dispatch and told them she still needed help and was at the Weaver Jones Road residence. When a deputy arrived, reports state, he observed two white males in the driveway of the residence. One of the males reported that the woman calling was his wife but he was confused as to why the wife had told the deputies she was at the Weaver Jones Road residence when she was, in fact, at the couple’s Fambrough Bridge Road, Rutledge residence. The man said the day prior, he and his wife had engaged in an argument over the cost of purchasing a bicycle. The man said the woman was wanting to add hundreds of dollars of after market parts and he disagreed. The man said when the couple returned to the Fambrough Bridge Road residence, the woman allegedly began drinking “a large amount of alcoholic beverages.” The man said he and his wife entered a room and had a conversation for four or five hours until the wife became “too intoxicated to speak with.” The man said he went to the couple’s bedroom to go to bed and the woman allegedly came in and began to throw items, including glass bottles at him. The man said his wife cut herself with one of the glass bottles she was throwing. The man said he packed some clothes and other items while she continued to assault him and went to his son’s residence on Weaver Jones Road. Deputies then left the Weaver Jones Road residence to check on the woman at the Fambrough Bridge Road residence. When they arrived, they encountered a locked gate and approached the residence on foot. The woman began to yell at the deputies that they were trespassing while holding what, reports state, appeared to be a scoped AR-15 rifle. Both deputies drew their service pistols and ordered the woman to put the gun down. Reports state that “at no point was the rifle held in a firing position nor pointed in our direction.” The woman continued to tell the deputies they were trespassing and they allegedly told her they were there because she had called 911. The woman exited the residence without the rifle and told the deputies to leave. Reports state that the woman appeared “intoxicated” and was emotional and swaying while trying to stand. The woman then accused her husband of destroying their relationship. The woman again told the deputies to leave, which they did. At 3:30 a.m., reports state, the woman called 911 again and alleged that her husband had taken property deeds and titles when he left earlier. She also said she would not deal with anyone in person but only via the phone. She also allegedly said she would shoot anyone that came onto her property.
On Aug. 1, a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Price Mill Road residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that since March 1, 2022, her mother was missing several pieces of jewelry. The woman said she had been with her mother during hospice care and noticed three pieces of jewelry valued at $12,000 missing.
On Aug. 1, a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Fambrough Bridge Road residence. According to reports, a woman said a man had agreed to replace the roof on her residence. The complainant said the man arrived, took a few shingles and left for the day. The man then allegedly called the woman and demanded payment of $500 via money order. The woman said she told the man that he had agreed to do the job in two days time and that he would be paid at the completion of the roof. The man also said he had removed one box plastic cap nails, two boxes of screws, four rolls of felt paper, two master flash boots and one saw blade from the job site and if the woman paid him he would return the items. Deputies reached out to the man but could not make contact.