Reports from the Madison Police Dept.
• On July 22 Michael Edward McCullough, 23, Madison, was arrested and charged with firing a weapon in the city limits after officers were called to an Eatonton Road restaurant. Reports state that a man at the restaurant reported hearing three gun shots. Officers walked toward the direction of the gun shots and an officer heard a man pumping a shotgun. The officers walked down the driveway with weapons drawn and commanded the man to put the gun down. The man complied and the officers then placed McCullough under arrest.
• On July 22 a burglary complaint was filed at a Micha Way location after a woman reported that someone had kicked open a locked door and removed a 55-inch, flat screen television, a Playstation 3 game console, two joystick controllers and six Playstation games.
• On July 18 Dylan Michael Cordell, 19, Flowery Branch, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana after a vehicle in which Cordell was a passenger was stopped for driving 70 miles per hour in a 45-mile per hour zone on Georgia Highway 12. According to reports, after the stop the officer reported a strong smell of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Consequent to the search the officer allegedly found a metal grinder under the passenger seat of the vehicle that contained suspected marijuana.
• On July 5 a damage to property complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road car lot after a man reported that someone had taken a spoiler from a 2003 Chevrolet Monte Carlo.
• On July 6 a forgery of checks complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road bank after a bank teller reported that a man attempted to cash a check written from another man’s account. Reports state that the teller told the man that the signatures did not match and the man allegedly became irate and stormed out of the bank without the check and his Georgia driver’s license. The account holder was contacted and told the bank that the man did not have the authority to write checks on the account.
Printed in the July 26, 2012 edition.