Reports from local law enforcement
Madison Police Department
• On March 15 Calvin Lydell Little, 34, Madison, was arrested and charged with simple battery.
Lamar Marelle Brown, Jr. 33, Madison, was arrested and charged with one count battery family violence and one count battery.
According to reports, a man told police that he heard a woman screaming at a Sulgrave Drive apartment complex. The man said he looked outside his apartment door and allegedly saw Brown dragging a woman up a stairwell by the hair. The man said he told Brown he should know better than to hit a woman. The man said Brown and Little then entered his apartment and struck him several times in the face. The men were arrested at a convenience store parking lot after they left the apartment complex.
• On March 11 Vincente Deon Murray, 19, Madison, was arrested and charged with criminal trespass and shoplifting. According to reports, Murray allegedly took a pair of men’s tube socks, a pack of Lifesavers gummies and deodorant from an Eatonton Highway grocery store. According to reports, Murray was observed by an officer leaving the store and identified by a store employee. Reports state that Murray was served with a trespass notice on July 27, 2010 banning him from the store. The officer located the socks in his pocket. The other items were found in the back seat of the patrol car after Murray was transported to the Morgan County Detention Center.
• On March 14 a damage to property complaint was filed at a Harris Avenue location after a woman reported that someone damaged the rear bumper of her 2004 Honda Accord.
• On March 13 Bashun Anthony Carter, 22, Madison, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana after a probation officer reported to authorities that during a probation check on Carter, he both smelled the odor of burnt marijuana in Carter’s Vine Street residence and observed three marijuana cigarettes in an ashtray on the property. The officer also alleged that Carter attempted to conceal a small plastic bag of suspected marijuana. He also said a small amount of suspected marijuana was located on a coffee table in the living room of the residence. Carter was then arrested and transported to the Morgan County Detention Center.
• On March 6 a simple assault, disorderly conduct and affray complaint was filed at a Bramblewood Drive location after a woman reported that, after she requested that a woman leave her residence, the woman “got up in her face.” The complainant said she pushed the woman away. The woman’s mother then called the complainant and allegedly took issue with how her daughter had been treated. The woman, her mother and two other ladies then allegedly came to the complainant’s residence, honked the horn and then struck the complainant in the face.
Morgan County Sheriff’s Office
• On March 17 a simple battery complaint was filed at a Prospect Road location after a woman alleged that she and her boyfriend were in an argument and that she had been asked to leave the residence that the boyfriend shares with his mother and brother. Reports state that the woman said the boyfriend picked her up on March 16 in Greene County. The woman said that evening, both the woman and boyfriend consumed alcohol and then engaged in a verbal argument over who the boyfriend was speaking with on the phone. Deputies were called to the house at 8:26 a.m. The man’s mother and brother both reported that the couple consistently drank too much and argued. The mother told deputies she wanted the woman to leave the location and not return. Deputies arranged transportation for the woman to the Greene County line where she was then picked up by a Greene County deputy and transported home.
• On March 17 a terroristic threats and acts complaint was filed at a Sandy Creek Road location after a man reported that after he contacted Clarke County authorities for an escort to his estranged wife’s residence in order to pick up personal belongings, he received more than 25 text messages and calls from either his estranged wife, her current boyfriend and another woman. A deputy reported that one of the messages said “Come on (expletive) boy. Come over I will put a bullet in your head.” The deputy reported that thematically the messages were all similar.
• On March 18 an injured animal report was filed at a Nolan Store Road location after a man reported locating an injured donkey on the side of the road. Reports state that the donkey appeared to be suffering from severe maltreatment and had noticeably injuries and was unable to walk away from the scene. Deputies attempted to locate the animal’s owners but failed and also determined that the animal had not been struck by a vehicle. Deputies attempted to locate a veterinarian but failed. Reports state that the donkey had wounds and abrasions in several areas including severely wounded front legs. Reports state that the animal, because of its distress and suffering, was euthanized by the deputies.
• On March 12 a damage to property complaint was filed at a Brenda Lane location after a woman reported that following the delivery of a mattress she noticed the front gate to her residence had been severely damaged.
• On March 8 a damage to vehicle complaint was filed at a Launius Road, Bostwick, location after a man reported that he located two BB-sized dents on a vehicle he had recently purchased. The man also said that in the past he had heard BBs fired in his direction when he was working in the yard and that he observed an 11-year-old male firing a BB gun without supervision.
• On March 8 a theft from automobile complaint was filed at a Little Creek Lane location after a woman reported that someone had taken her Kindle Fire from her vehicle. The woman said the item had been missing for more than three days but she had searched her house and vehicle hoping it would materialize. The woman also said that other neighbors had reported items missing from their vehicles recently.
Printed in the March 22, 2012 edition