• On January 28 a fraud complaint was filed at a West Washington location after a man reported that he had used his credit card at a local restaurant and since charges on the card have incurred in South America, California and Arizona.
• On February 3 Cedric Keeley, 23, Madison, was arrested and charged with resisting an officer after he allegedly attempted to flee from an officer who was attempting to arrest him for outstanding warrants. Reports allege that Keeley became combative when the officer attempted to arrest him. The officer reported tearing off two of Keeley’s shirts during the struggle. Keeley fled but was apprehended in the street in front of his residence.
• On February 3 Joshua Henry Whitlock, 20, Madison, was arrested and charged with giving false date of birth to a police and minor in possession of alcohol after an officer confronted Whitlock while he was walking behind a restaurant on Eatonton Highway. The officer reported he noticed strong odor of alcohol on Whitlock and alleged that Whitlock gave him an incorrect birth date.
• On February 1 a damage to property complaint was filed at Morgan County High School after a man reported that someone had damaged the driver side rear door of his 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix.
• On January 28 a fraud complaint was filed at a Westminister Way location after a man reported that after he had used his debit card at a Madison restaurant someone had used his account to charge more than $2,300 in Canada and Chicago, Ill.
• On January 31 a damage property complaint was filed at a Commerce Drive location after a woman reported that someone had broken an outside water faucet and pipe and allowed the water to run all night. No suspects were found at the scene.
• On January 31 Willie James Jackson, 45, Madison, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after an officer on three separate occasions was called and asked to remove Jackson. Initially Jackson was asked to leave a Lions Club Road department store because of erratic behavior. He was then asked to leave a motel and a restaurant. Jackson allegedly called the officer the “anti-Christ” at each occurrence.
• On January 28 a single assault complaint was filed at a Whitehall Street location after a man reported that while he was sitting on his front porch speaking with a woman, another man who is the woman’s ex-boyfriend came onto the porch and beat the man. The man said a front tooth was damaged and cost of repairing the tooth is $1,400.
• On January 29 Quallis Jones, 24, Madison, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, driving with a suspended license and speeding after an officer allegedly clocked Jones going 50 mph on Wellington Street, which is a 30 mph zone. Reports state that following the stop the officer discovered a green, leafy substance in the vehicle suspected to be marijuana and discovered that Jones’ license had been suspended for failure to appear.
• On January 26 Phillip A. Reynolds, 20, Winder, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, less than an ounce, after an officer stopped Reynolds on a broken tail light violation. Following the stop, reports state, the officer detected a strong odor of burnt marijuana coming from the vehicle and Reynolds volunteered that there was marijuana in the center console of his Ford Ranger. The marijuana was confiscated. Reynolds was also charged with a defective tail lens violation.
• On January 15 a forgery of checks complaint was filed at a Four Lakes Drive location after a man reported that in November and December he discovered that on at least two occasions someone in Illinois had attempted to write checks on the complainant’s Madison, Ga. account without the complainant’s permission.
Morgan County Sheriff’s Office
• On January 28 a 15-year-old male student was charged with battery and disruption of a public school after he allegedly threw a biology book at a girl and broke her nose. Reports state that the girl alleged that the boy accused her mother of smelling like chicken grease and the girl responded by accusing the boy’s mother of smelling like toilet water. After this accusation, reports state, the boy then allegedly threw a book at the complainant. The 16-year-old girl is also being charged with disruption of a public school.
• On January 31 a recovered vehicle report was filed at a Fitzpatrick Road location after a deputy responded to a fire call. Reports state that the deputy and fire fighters located a burned Ford Expedition with its wheels and tires removed in the woods. The vehicle was found after fire fighters extinguished a fire in the woods. The vehicle was traced to a Griffin man but had not been reported stolen.
• On January 30 a identity fraud complaint was filed at a Medlock Road location after a man reported that someone had secured his American Express account number and attempted to make several purchases. The complainant said he had also received a package from Nutri System and when he contacted Nutri System he was told that someone had used his credit card to establish a profile with the company.
• On January 30 a 16-year-old girl was charged with criminal contempt of court, obstruction of officers and disorderly conduct after she allegedly attempted to flee from a magistrate court. When she was detained by an officer, reports state, the female allegedly kicked the officer in the groin. Several deputies had to restrain the female and transported her to a police vehicle.
• On January 28 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Martha Lane, Rutledge location after a woman reported that someone had stolen approximately 20 signs worth approximately $20 each.
• On January 29 Clifford Cole Ray Walker, 18, Madison, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, less than an ounce, after a vehicle he was driving on East Avenue was stopped for allegedly weaving.
Following the stop, reports state, a deputy located a small amount of suspected marijuana inside the vehicle.
• On January 29 a found property report was filed at a Hayes Street location after a man reported that someone had thrown a 16-guage shotgun with one shell in the chamber in his yard. A deputy confiscated the gun.
• On January 28 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Price Mill Road location after a man reported that someone had pushed two Polaris four-wheelers to the end of his drive, started the machines and then rode away. The four-wheelers were later spotted near Nunn Road but were not located.
• On January 28 a terroristic threats complaint was filed at a Sandy Creek Road location after a 17-year-old male alleged that another teen called and threatened to shoot the complainant.
• On February 1 a theft by taking complaint was filed at an Indian Creek Road location after a man reported that someone had entered a work site and removed more than $6,000 in tools. Items missing included cordless drills, saws, grinders, cutting torches, ladders and drop cords.
• On February 1 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Seven Islands Road location after a man reported that he had allowed his nephew to have access to a trailer but the nephew’s father had acquired the trailer and sold it for scrap.
• On January 28 a suspicious activity complaint was filed at a Bostwick Road location after a woman reported that she had begun receiving mail for another person at her address. The complainant said she had lived at the address for 40 years. She had received a letter denying a credit card and a pre-approved credit offer for the other woman.
• On December 24 a terrorist threats and acts of violence complaint was filed at an Adams Road location after a woman reported that her former husband had first threatened to kill her and her child and then to take the child. The statements came following an argument regarding child support, the complainant said. The former husband said he was on his way from South Carolina to fulfill his threats.
• On January 23 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Hollis Street, Rutledge location after a woman reported that someone had removed a check book from her vehicle sometime between January 22 and January 23.
• On January 23 a theft by taking complaint was filed at an Athens Highway location after a woman reported that while she was shopping at an Athens Highway thrift store another woman bumped into her. The complainant said later when she was attempting to pay for some items she noticed her black change purse was missing. The woman said $180 was in the purse.
• On January 22 a terroristic threats and acts complaint was filed at a Walker Road location after a pizza delivery man told authorities he had arrived at the wrong house with a pizza when a man told him walking up to people’s houses at night was a “good way to get in trouble.”
The man told authorities he had become suspicious when the pizza delivery man pulled into the drive way, pulled out again and then stood at the front door with the weapon behind his back.
He said he never pointed the pistol at the delivery person but did show him the pistol at the end of his conversation.
The man said he also showed the pizza delivery person the correct address. The pizza delivery person was wearing a company hat and shirt but also had on a camaflouge jacket.
• On January 21 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Sugar Creek Church Road location after a woman reported that her house was in the process of foreclosure and that someone had changed one of the locks at the residence and placed a sign-in sheet at the residence. The woman said she is missing several tools, receipts and electrical devices.