Holiday Weekend for the Sheriff's Office
Over the four day Christmas weekend the Sheriff’s Office received and responded to a number of calls for service. Fortunately there were no major incidents involving serious injury or a loss of life. Deputies Responded to;
A vehicle fire on Waterfall Road. A 2002 Chevrolet Blazer and its contents were totally destroyed.
A report of the theft of prescription medication from a vehicle was taken on Cove Creek Road. The complainant was unable to say exactly when or where his prescriptions disappeared.
A routine traffic stop resulted in the driver being arrested and charged with DWI, No Driver’s License, Endangering the Welfare of a Minor, No Proof of Insurance and Careless Prohibited Driving.
An animal control complaint involving neighbors, one of which was reported to own an aggressive dog was investigated.
A dog bite involving a family pet which bit a child. Dog bite cases are investigated to insure compliance with Rabies Vaccination laws and are forwarded to the Health Department.
A report of Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card. The complaint had been notified by the bank that her debit card had been used to make purchases in Canada. Complaints involving unauthorized use of Debit/Credit cards are becoming increasingly common nation-wide. It’s extremely important that people take every precaution to protect personal information such as social security numbers and account numbers.
Deputies responded to and investigated a Domestic Disturbance near Rainbow Island. No injuries were reported and no arrests were made.
A one vehicle accident on Hiram Road with no injuries was investigated.
A report of a Breaking and Entering on Ridgecrest is currently under investigation No property was reported missing however the complainant was the victim of a recently reported burglary at the same location.
Damage to a fence on Mcjester Road was caused by a vehicle running off the road and through a fence. The suspect vehicle left the scene and has not been identified or located.
Deputies responded to and investigated a report of a Domestic Disturbance in Quitman. The complainant had no injuries and did not wish to file any charges.
Deputies along with officers from Greers Ferry and Fairfield Bay were involved in a foot pursuit on Brownsville Road. Deputies had located and were attempting to recover a vehicle reported missing from Fairfield Bay when the suspect Cody Moses fled on foot. Moses was arrested and booked into the Cleburne County Detention Center.
An elderly couple reported missing from Illinois were located on Eden Isle. Family members, Adult Protective Services and authorities in Illinois were notified.
Deputies responded to a property dispute on Five Mile Road involving a landlord and tenant. The issue was determined to be a civil issue and both parties were advised that the matter would have to be pursued in small claims court.
A one vehicle accident on Wolf Bayou Cutoff involving minor injuries was investigated.
Two separate reports were taken from three individuals involved in a physical altercation on Woodham Road near Concord. One report involved a pfysical assault and the second involved intentional damage to a pickup. All parties involved were referred to the Prosecuting Attorney.
A reported Domestic Disturbance involving property damage to a pickup was investigated on Bee Branch Road. No injuries were reported and the parties involved did not wish to press any charges.
A verbal altercation/Domestic Disturbance on Chinkapin was resolved with no injuries and no arrest.
A report of a physical altercation on Silver Fox was investigated. One individual suffered minor injuries and was referred to the prosecuting Attorney. In virtually all cases law enforcement is not authorized to make an arrest for a Misdemeanor that did not occur in their presence.
Deputies responded to a report of Criminal Trespass and Criminal Mischief in Tumbling Shoals involving Christmas lights being tampered with.
A Residential Burglary on Brownsville Road that is believed to have occurred sometime since October 5th was reported and is under investigation.
A report of approximately $700 cash being stolen from a wallet near Ida was reported and is under investigation.