2018-08-08 / Public Safety

MILLER COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE REPORTS

FRAUD

On Saturday, July 21, 2018, Deputy Clenney responded to the Miller County Sheriff’s Office in regards to a stolen identity. Upon arrival he spoke with Carol Cook, who stated that her Optum bank card had been used over the internet to purchase a baby stroller valued at $372.42. Cook advised Deputy Clenney that the card was only to be used to purchase medical related goods and that she had already contacted the card company. The case is under further investigation and has been turned over to Miller County C.I.D.

THEFT

On Tuesday, July 17, 2018, Deputy Haire responded to a call at 1027 Highway 45 South in regards to a theft by taking. He spoke with Alan Wayne Emmons and James R. Greene.

HARASSMENT

On Friday, July 13, 2018, Deputy Goff responded to a call at 1484 Highway 27 South Lot #2B. Britton Jackson stated that his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend sent him a picture text message on his phone and that the ex-boyfriend will not leave him alone. He stated that the ex-boyfriend’s name is Terald Patten. Deputy Goff saw the text messages in question and advised Mr. Jackson to contact his cell phone provider to have Mr. Patten’s phone number blocked.

ACCIDENT

On Wednesday, August 1, 2018, Deputy Cobb responded to an accident on Highway 310, just outside the city limits, for a single-vehicle accident involving a deer. Florence Haire told Deputy Cobb that she was driving to work, when three large deer ran out in front of her. Haire was unable to avoid all three deer, and one struck the left front fender of her vehicle. Haire was able to remove her vehicle from the scene, and it appeared that there were no injuries.

ARSON

On Wednesday, August 1, 2018, Deputy Josey responded to a call about a house fire at 53 Mason Road.

THEFT

On Monday, July, 30 2018, Deputy Clenney responded to 108 Donley Road in regard to a stolen ATV.

THEFT

On Saturday, July, 21, 2018, Deputy Clenney responded to GA Highway 45 South in regard to a stolen tractor.

ACCIDENT

On Saturday, July 28, 2018, Deputy Cobb responded to the area of Johnny Freeman Rd. and Cook Rd. for a single vehicle accident involving a deer. Hesikah Backey Jr. told Deputy Cobb that he was on his way home when a deer ran out in front of him and that he was unable to avoid an accident. Backey Jr. told Deputy Cobb that he didn’t need EMS due to air bag deployment. His vehicle was removed from the scene, and there were no citations issued for the accident.

ACCIDENT

On Sunday, July 29, 2018, Deputy Goff responded to a single vehicle accident. Deok Jae Lee was traveling south on Highway 27 when a deer entered the roadway in the direct path of his vehicle. The vehicle struck the deer, causing damage to the front fenders and grill. The vehicle was disabled by the impact and removed by Halls Towing Service.

SUSPENDED

LICENSE

On Monday, July 16, 2018, Deputy Clenney conducted a traffic stop on Main Street in Colquitt city limits. After further investigation, the driver was arrested for driving with a suspended license. The driver was transported to the Miller County Jail, where he was issued two citations. The vehicle was removed by Halls Towing Service.

POSSESSION OF

MARIJUANA

On Tuesday, July 17, 2018, Deputy Clenney conducted a traffic stop on GA Highway 27 South for a seat belt violation. After further investigation, one male subject was arrested for marijuana possession. The subject was transported to the Miller County Jail, where he was issued two citations and the vehicle was removed by Watson’s Towing.

THEFT

On Wednesday, July 2018, Marion Cobb came to the Miller County Sheriff’s Office and reported that a Coleman 5000 Generator had been taken from his residence at 169 Enterprise Road. The generator was under a shed, and was heavy enough that it would probably require two people to move it, and lift it onto a vehicle. Cobb stated that there were tracks in the yard that led from the shed to Enterprise Road. He also stated that he could see where a vehicle had pulled off Enterprise Road, in front of the residence in the wet grass.

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