Law Enforcement • November 1, 2012
Madison Police Department
• On Oct. 20 a larceny complaint was filed at a Foster Street location after a man reported that he had received a phone call from his bank reporting that an unknown man was attempting to cash one of his company checks. According to reports, the man denied knowledge that he had written the man a check. The complainant reviewed his check book and found that nine checks were missing. Griffin, Ga. authorities arrested the man at the bank. Reports state that the man confessed to cashing three of the nine checks missing from the complainant's check book.
• On Oct. 25 a simple assault complaint was filed at a Sulgrave Drive location after a woman reported that a man punched her in the stomach after she told him she was pregnant. According to reports, the man said the woman had struck him in the face after he poked her in the stomach with his finger and made the comment, “I hope you have a miscarriage.”
• On Oct. 24 an identity theft complaint was filed at a Cedar Drive location after a man reported that someone had attempted to secure an insurance quote using his name in an email. The complainant believes this attempt was made in order to secure more of his personal information.
• On Oct. 17 a larceny from building complaint was filed at a Commerce Drive location after a man reported that someone had entered a business and removed a $1,101.49 check made out to the business along with eight blank checks from the business. The complainant said he observed a black male, approximately 5’7,” 170 pounds driving a gold Chevy Aveo, walk away from the business. The man said he questioned the suspect who asked the man if he could work on the suspect’s vehicle. The complainant told the man that they only worked on diesel engines and the suspect left.
• On Oct. 26 Vanessa Rene Daniels, 36, Monroe, and Ravi Sherone Evans, 21, Madison, were arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after they allegedly walked away from a police officer near Green Meadows Drive and cursed loudly. According to reports, both suspects yelled profane remarks towards police officers in general in front of children and other neighborhood residents.
• On Oct. 27 a burglary complaint was filed at a Budget Inn, Eatonton Road, motel room after a man reported that he allowed a man to enter his room to collect aluminum cans and after the man left the complainant reported that $101 were missing from his night stand.
• On Oct. 15 Isaac William Leazer, 33, Madison, was arrested and charged with larceny from building after he allegedly took approximately $55 worth of items without paying for the items while he was employed at Walmart. According to reports, a manager at Walmart told authorities that an internal investigation revealed that Leazer had allegedly taken 10 DVD recordings and toilet paper from the store. The manager said Leazer attempted to return the items to avert being charged but the store would prosecute the thefts. The thefts occurred over a six-month period.
• On Oct. 13 a simple assault complaint was filed at the Madison Police Department after the mother of a 14-year-old girl told authorities that while the girl was at the Lions Club Fair another girl made several threats towards the 14-year-old and lunged at her several times attempting to incite a fight.
• On Oct. 23 Diontravious Hydrez Hubbbard, 17, Rutledge, and a 16-year-old male were arrested and charged with shoplifting after they allegedly attempted to take several items from Walmart without paying for the items. Reports state that a jacket and items from the Halloween section were concealed on the person of the suspects. They were stopped at the door leading from the store and detained for police.
Morgan County Sheriff's Office
• On Oct. 28 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Nunn Lane, Bostwick, location after a man reported that someone had taken a deer stand from land he hunts on at Nunn Lane. The stand is 15 feet tall with a ladder and is valued at $125.
• On Oct. 27 a civil dispute complaint was filed at a Hawkins Avenue, Rutledge, location after a man reported that someone had removed a four-wheeler he was storing at the site. Reports state that the man said he had moved in with another man at the location and had received permission to store the four-wheeler next door. The man alleges that his landlord, who was in the process of evicting one of the tenants, took the four-wheeler.
• On Oct. 26 a harassing phone calls and disorderly conduct complaint was filed at a Weaver Jones Road, Rutledge location after a woman reported that when she arrived to pick up her child, a woman at the residence engaged in an argument. The complainant said the woman is the current girlfriend of her child’s father who also has a child by the boyfriend. The woman also alleged that the boyfriend and the woman had sent her several threatening phone calls and texts during the argument.
• On Oct. 25 an unknown disturbance complaint was filed at a Shadyside Lane location after officers were called in regards to a man who was heavily intoxicated and “showing his (expletive),” according to a family member. When officers arrived the man had left the area. Officers located the man with the help of the Morgan County Fire Department and heat-imaging cameras. The man was located in a wooded area wearing only shorts and shoes. The man was escorted home and told to stay away from relatives for the evening.
• On Oct. 22 a civil dispute complaint was filed at a High Schoals Road location after a man reported that his ex-wife had endorsed and cashed an income tax check without his permission.
• On Oct. 22 an obstruction and terroristic threats and acts complaint was filed at a McDonough Street, Rutledge, location after a woman reported that the father of her three children had left a note stating that he was leaving and that she needed to find someone to take care of the children. The woman said the man later arrived and told her that she and her kids would not have parents because he was going to kill her and then himself. The woman said the man also called her approximately 20 times prior to this incident threatening to kill her. She said the man also snatched the phone from her when she was attempting to call 911 and threw the phone in the bushes. Officers searched the area for the man but could not locate the suspect.
Printed in the November 1 2012 edition.