Law Enforcement: June 21, 2012
Madison Police Department
• On June 17 Marquavious Sharez Jackson, 18, Madison, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after he allegedly struck several holes in the walls of a Meadow Ridge Drive residence and threatened the woman who lived at the residence. According to reports, Jackson had allegedly become enraged and began striking the walls. While Jackson was being processed at the Morgan County Detention Center, reports state, he complained of an injury to his right hand. He was released on a signature bond and transported to Morgan Memorial Hospital.
• On June 14 a recovery of a stolen vehicle report was filed at an Eatonton Road U-Haul location after a man reported that a U-Haul trailer had been returned to the location sometime during the night. The man reported that the trailer had originally been reported stolen in Cadillac, Michigan.
• On June 6 a shoplifting complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road department store after a manager reported that two black males had entered the store and left with “numerous cases of beer and a fishing pole.” According to reports, the manager captured the theft on video. The video showed the men taking the items to a black vehicle in the parking lot. An officer was able to locate the vehicle parked on Micah Way. A man told the officer that two juveniles had asked him to take the items to Micah Way. The juveniles are observed on the video riding bicycles away from the department store after the beer was placed in the vehicle. The man driving the vehicle denied knowledge that the items were stolen. Offices were able to identify the juveniles based on the video evidence and have issued warrants for their arrest.
• On June 14 a 16-year-old girl was arrested and charged with shoplifting after she allegedly took a $46 Iphone cover from an Eatonton Road department store without paying for the item. A manager at the store reported that he observed the girl walk into a restroom at the store with the phone cover and emerge without the phone cover. An empty phone cover package was located in the restroom. The girl was detained as she attempted to leave the store.
• On June 16 a financial card fraud complaint was filed at a North Main Street location after a woman reported that someone had accessed a debit card and its PIN number and made more than $1,200 worth of withdrawals beginning with $132 on March 19 and ending with a $202 withdrawal on May 26.
• On June 11 a larceny complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road department store after a man reported that he had left his Apple Ipad on a shopping cart and when he returned to retrieve the item it was gone. According to reports, an officer observed a Hispanic woman locating the IPad and placing it in her purse. The woman was with a Hispanic man and a small child. Officers were able to obtain a tag number to the white SUV used by the family to leave the store.
• On June 13 Nora Denise Brannon, 47, Madison, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after she allegedly attempted to run over a man while the man was riding a bicycle. According to reports, officers had been called to a domestic dispute at a Highland Avenue residence and when they arrived a man told them that Brannon had requested that he leave the residence. The man told officers he wanted to get some clothes and then he would leave. The officers advised both the man and Brannon to separate for a while. The officers were called back to the location regarding the alleged car/ bicycle confrontation and at that time, reports state, Brannon began to curse at neighbors after being told to cease by officers. She was then arrested.
• On June 12 an auto theft complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road convenience store after a man reported that someone had taken a 2000 Trailmobile van trailer. The complainant said the trailer was worth approximately $10,000.
• On June 12 a fraud complaint was filed after a man reported that someone had allegedly used his identity to open a cable television account in Athens. The man said he was made aware of the account when he received a notice that the bill was $365 in arrears.
• On June 11 Maurice Antonio Ingram, 20, Madison, was cited for leaving the scene of an accident after he allegedly struck a vehicle in a parking lot in front of the Hong Kong restaurant on Eatonton Road. According to reports, a witness at the parking lot observed a white Caprice allegedly driven by Ingram strike a black Honda.
Officers located the Caprice at a Meadow Ridge residence. Ingram was also at the residence and told officers he had not struck a vehicle and that the black paint on his vehicle had come from a mailbox he had struck earlier in the week.
Morgan County Sheriff's Department
• On June 11 a vandalism complaint was filed at a Whispering Lakes Trail, Buckhead, location after a man reported that at 2 a.m. someone threw eggs at his house and hit his house with paint balls. The man said a nearby neighbor has paint balls on the ground in front of his house that appear to the be the same type used to damage his house.
• On June 17 a burglary complaint was filed at a Centennial Road, Rutledge, location after a man reported that someone had entered an unoccupied house and removed a computer monitor, costume jewelry and a battery from a John Deere riding mower. According to reports, entry was gained through a basement door and every room of the house was ransacked.
• On June 15 an identity theft complaint was filed at a Carter Street, Bostwick, location after a man reported that someone had used his identity to work for a Texas insurance company. According to reports, the man said he received a letter from the IRS stating that he had earned money working for the company in 2010. The man said he has been unemployed from 2010 until recently and has never worked for a company in Texas.
• On June 10 a theft by taking complaint was filed at the downtown Rutledge City Park after a woman reported that someone had stolen a park bench. According to reports, the woman said that six of the benches had been donated to the city and that she noticed one of the benches were missing while she was tending flower beds in the city park.
• On June 13 a criminal damage to property complaint was filed at a Whispering Lakes Trail location after a woman reported that she suspected a neighborhood teen had thrown eggs at her house and shot at her house with a paintball gun. A deputy located the teen and warned the teen and his mother to stay away from the woman’s property.
• On June 11 a fire report was filed at a Centennial Road, Rutledge, location after deputies responded to a report of a camper on fire. When deputies arrived, reports state, a woman told an officer that she had lit a candle in the camper the night before and had fallen asleep without extinguishing the flame. The woman said at approximately 10 a.m. she woke up and noticed that a cabinet in the trailer was burning. The woman said she then left the camper as it burned.
Printed in the June 21, 2012 edition