A fight over a Facebook post ended with a couple being arrested for family violence.
Brittni Nicole Sexton, 24, and Dabney Nathaniel Sexton, 27, both of 9675 Wildcat Bridge Road, Danielsville, were each charged with one count of battery FVA.
According to the incident report, officer Josh Fowler was dispatched to the residence regarding a domestic dispute. He met first with Mr. Sexton, who told him he was lying on the couch when he saw a post on Facebook by his wife that upset him. He said he went into the bedroom where she was and confronted her, asking her to remove it. She refused and when he grabbed for her phone she allegedly jumped on his back and bit him on the shoulder, then scratched him on his stomach and neck as he tried to get away from her.
According to Mrs. Sexton, she was lying on her stomach on the bed using her phone to send messages on Facebook when her husband came into the bedroom and demanded she give him her phone. She refused, so he sat on her. She said she rolled around and bit him in an attempt to get him off of her. He got up and they continued to struggle for the phone, with him allegedly pushing her into the bathroom door, knocking it off its hinges. The fight continued into the living room, before she said she finally placed him in a headlock to force him to stop. They were both arrested.
In another incident, a Comer man was taken into custody after an officer observed him driving recklessly on his moped as he traveled down Hwy. 72.
Danny Chuck Hill, 38, of 110 Watson Mill Road, was charged with driving while license suspended or revoked and weaving over the roadway.
According to the incident report, officer Joshua Smith was on stationary patrol along Hwy. 72 East when he saw the moped approaching him in the middle of its lane of travel. The driver of the moped (Hill) continued to drive back and forth over the fog line and his lane of travel repeatedly. Smith stopped him in front of Tiny Town Grocery where he found that Hill’s license was suspended. He was arrested at the scene and a friend of his was contacted to remove the moped.
Other incidents on file at the sheriff’s office recently included:
•A woman reported that she accidentally left her ATM card in a machine outside First Madison Bank in Danielsville and later found that an unauthorized $100 withdrawal had been made from her account.
•A man on Eustus Carter Road reported that his teenage daughter moved out of the house about two weeks ago after she became angry over him grounding her for coming home late. He said he had no idea where she was living but that his wife got a text from her that day saying she was coming back to get her stuff. The text was forwarded to him and he then texted his daughter telling her not to come to his house. She reportedly did come home when no one was there and destroyed her bedroom before retrieving some of her belongings and leaving again. He said she is known to frequent the Walmart at Bank’s Crossing in a dark-colored Ford Explorer. She was listed as a missing runaway.
•A woman on Bedford Drive reported that someone opened her unlocked Ford Explorer and rambled through her belongings and glove compartment, not taking any items.
•A woman on Bedford Drive reported that items in her car had been rifled through and were laying in the seat and floor board. She said the only item she found missing was a pocketknife. She said she did not have any specific suspects in mind, but that two young males had been walking up and down the road.
•A man on Virginia Lane reported that someone stole his bicycle from the back of his residence overnight.
•Theft by taking was reported on Adams Road last week after a man said he came home to find his 1985 Toyota Celica missing.
•There were five suicide threats or attempts reported around the county last week.
•A woman on Black’s Creek Church Road reported that two firearms had been stolen from her residence. She stated she did not know exactly when the firearms were taken and that she did not have serial numbers on the weapons at the time, but would contact the sheriff’s office when she got them.
•A man on Hammond Williams Road reported that someone stole his van from his residence. He said he made sure the doors to the van were locked the night before.
•Theft by taking was reported on Sanders Road last week. According to the incident report, a woman said someone took her TV and laptop computer.
•A man on Gooch Road reported that someone forced open the main door of a chicken house and took two extension cords, a Craftsman toolbox with various tools, a tool set and a Sawzall.
•A woman came to the sheriff’s office to report that a vehicle is missing from a man’s home on Garnett Ward Road. She said she has been given Power of Attorney over this property and that she believes the man’s mother broke the gate and lock on the driveway to get the vehicle.
•Criminal trespass was reported on Minish Road last week. A man at a residence there said he came home from work and found a woman at his house. He said when he attempted to call 9-1-1 to report her she took his phone and broke it. The woman had left the scene by the time officers arrived.
•Harassing phone calls were reported on Wildcat Bridge Road last week after a woman said she posted something on Facebook that upset a man she knows. She said that the man then began threatening her. She said the post didn’t include anyone’s name, so she didn’t take it down. She said the threats consisted of statements like, “remove the post or you’ll regret it” and “I’ll kick your teeth in.” She said she had witnesses to the phone calls.
•A woman on Miller McElreath Road called to report that her 2-year-old child was bitten by her dog. She said the child was playing on a bed and rolled off onto the dog and was bitten in the eye. She said the dog was not trying to bite the dog prior to the child falling on it and that it was up to date on all vaccines. She said she still wanted the dog put down. She was advised to take the dog to the animal shelter. The child was taken to a hospital to be checked out.
•Forgery in the first degree was reported on Faye Carey Road last week after a woman there said she received a check for a large sum of money though she was expecting only $500 for helping a man sell his art work. She said she got a check for nearly $5,000 and was told to deposit the check and send the man the receipt and then forward $4,000 to a man in Sweden.
•A woman on Virginia Lane reported that three of her vehicles, all unlocked, had been entered. She said the only item found to be missing was a pack of paper towels.
•A vehicle was entered on Kyla’s Way last week. The owner reported that several items were missing.
•A couple reported a case of aggressive driving on Foote McClellan Road last week. They said a man they know came “at them” as though he was not going to stop at the stop sign and began following them at a close distance on Hwy. 72, swerving as though he would strike their vehicle. They said he may have believed that his mother was in the truck with them and that that was why he was harassing them.
•Disrupting public school was reported at the middle school last week after a student became very irate in P.E. and caused a disturbance. The student reportedly told the instructor that “you ain’t my mama” and “you ain’t even a teacher and you can’t tell me what to do.” The student was instructed to go to another coach’s office and take a seat. She then allegedly went to the other coach and told her she hates her instructor and “if she sees her on the street she will be gone.” She was then removed from the are and taken to the principal’s office.
•Simple battery, disrupting public school and obstruction were reported at the middle school last week after resource officer Jeff Vaughn was sent to deal with a disorderly student. The boy allegedly got mad at another boy in class and shoved him. When he was approached by a teacher he started yelling and screaming out loud and cursing. He was then taken to the principal’s office. Vaughn advised the student that this was the third time in two weeks and he was going to be escorted to the sheriff’s office. While walking him to the patrol car, Vaughn reportedly placed a hand on his back and began advising the student that he should “think before he acts.” The boy allegedly jerked away from Vaughn and clinched his fist, while screaming and pulling away. He was immediately placed against the wall and handcuffed without further incident.
•A middle school student was charged with disrupting public school last week after he allegedly cursed at a teacher after he was told to get off the Internet and do his work. His mother was contacted and she advised she is having trouble getting his medication due to financial issues.
•Simple battery was reported on at the middle school last week after a girl there struck another girl who she was told was talking about her behind her back. The girl told the resource officer that she told her mother she was going to school that day to “get into a fight.” She reportedly went straight and confronted the girl and “just started hitting her.” The victim did not fight back, according to the report.
•A student at the alternative school was charged with disrupting public school after she allegedly took a bottle of water and threw it across the room, almost hitting another student. The girl said that her probation officer had visited her earlier and that she was going to YDC (juvenile detention center) so she just doesn’t care.
•A female middle school student was charged with disrupting public school and for distributing a non-controlled substance represented as a controlled substance at school. According to the incident report, multiple students had reported to the principal and assistant principal that two females had taken prescribed medication during the school photograph sitting and that they had gotten the meds from another female. No contraband was found in the girl’s possession. After they questioned her she told them that she and another girl were sitting at the top of the bleachers when a female came up to her and began to argue over a boy. While they were arguing, the other girl took a pencil sharpener out of her bookbag and found several pills inside it. The girl said she told them they were Lortabs. They asked if they could have some and she gave them some of the pills. The girl then admitted she had lied and that the pills were actually a sinus medication. The students were shown photos of the sinus pills and both agreed these were the pills they had taken. The girl admitted to allowing the other two to think the pills were Lortabs because she did not want to argue over a boy and wanted to be friends with them.
•A motor vehicle accident was reported on Cecil Stewart Road Feb. 18.
•A woman reported a fire in her bathroom on Hwy. 98 Feb. 24.