• On April 15 an auto theft complaint was filed at a Morgan Circle location after a woman reported that someone had taken her green 1997 Saturn SL2. The woman said she had left the vehicle unlocked and left the keys on the floor. Later the vehicle was recovered on an old logging road off Fairground Road.
• On April 14 Anna Beth Elizabeth Vice, 17, Madison and Elizabeth Liddell Newton, 17, Madison were arrested and charged with shoplifting after they allegedly removed makeup from a Lions Club Road department store and did not pay for the items. Reports state that Newton allegedly took $36.25 worth of items and Vice allegedly took $9.68 worth of items.
• On April 10 a forgery complaint was filed at a Lions Club Road department store after a woman took two checks totaling $997.33 that had been forged. Stop-loss investigators are seeking the identity of the man who cashed the checks.
• On April 14 Daniel Monroe Cooper, 42, Madison was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana after officers stopped a vehicle in which he was a passenger. Reports state that an officer suspected that Cooper and another man were on Morgan Circle in a gray truck and were involved in a drug transaction. When the officer saw Cooper and the other man, someone in the neighborhood yelled “police” and another man fled from the vehicle’s driver side window. Following a stop of the truck at a West Washington Street liquor store officers located a small brown paper bag with suspected marijuana inside.
• On April 15 Mary Jill Peters, 24, Madison, was arrested and charged with shoplifting after she allegedly changed the prices on items at a Lions Club Rd. department store and then purchased the items at a reduced price. The difference between the actual price of the items and what Peters allegedly paid is $11.52.
• On April 15 a gas drive off complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road gas station after a clerk reported that a man pumped $58.48 worth of gas into a truck and then told the clerk that he had left his wallet at home and would retrieve the wallet and then pay for the gas. The clerk told the man she could only allow that if she retrieved the license plate number from the vehicle. When the clerk noticed that the license plate was issued in North Carolina the man jumped into the truck and fled.
• On April 14 a damage to property complaint was filed at a Monticello Road manufacturing plant after a man reported that someone had “punched out” a door lock on the driver side door of his Chevrolet Silverado. The manager of the manufacturing facility captured the act on video tape, which is being reviewed by authorities.
• On April 13 Antonio Donnell Howell, 30, Madison was arrested and charged with simple assault, simple battery after he allegedly struck a woman on the side of the Madison by-pass. Reports state that Howell and the woman engaged in a verbal confrontation while driving north on the by-pass and that Howell threw the woman’s purse out of the vehicle and demanded that she get out. The woman refused and grabbed the keys from the ignition and fled but Howell allegedly caught her and struck her several times on the head. Another motorist witnessed the attack and called authorities.
• On April 16 a larceny from auto complaint was filed at a South Main Street location after a woman reported that someone had shattered the passenger side window of her Honda and removed a purse that contained a Vera Bradley wallet, $4,500 in cash, a ladies Rolex watch and diamond earrings.
• On April 10 an aggravated assault complaint was filed at the intersection of Bramblewood Drive and East Washington Street after a woman reported that after she made reference to the man’s alleged sexual orientation following a mumbled comment, the man struck her in the back with a pool cue.
• On April 17 a harassing communication complaint was filed at a Bramblewood Drive location after a woman reported that a man continues to come by her location and request sex. The woman said the man has made reference to her boyfriend’s incarceration and that he has consumed stimulants.
• On April 17 a damage to property complaint was filed at the Madison Airport after a man reported that someone had damaged the wing on his aircraft. The man said he had flown the aircraft from a repair shop in Athens to Madison the night before and when he picked up the plane it was dark and he did not notice any damage. One wing was resting higher than the other wing, reports state.
• On April 18 Joe Martin Jr. 64, Madison was arrested and charged with leaving the scene of an accident and DUI after he allegedly struck another vehicle on Maple Street and then left the scene. Reports state that immediately following the Maple Street accident, all units were called to investigate a burglary but an officer did locate Martin’s vehicle later at a West Washington Street liquor store. Martin was arrested after entering the store.
• On April 18 a burglary complaint was filed at a Walker Rose Lane location after a woman reported that while she was doing yard work she noticed a woman walking out of her yard. The woman reported that after she observed the woman leaving the yard she then walked into her house and noticed that someone had rifled through the rooms of the house. The woman then left the house and confronted the other woman on North Second Street.
The woman had a diamond ring on her finger that belonged to the complainant. She also had other jewelry on her possession that belonged to the complainant. The complainant retrieved her jewelry and the other woman fled in the direction of the railroad tracks. The complainant was able to identify the woman and a warrant has been issued for her arrest.
• On April 21 a burglary complaint was filed at a Blue Springs Drive, Buckhead location after a woman reported that someone had entered her house. Reports state that the interior of the house was completely disheveled but the woman could not identify if any items had been taken.
The complainant said the incident might be in retaliation. She said a month ago a young man drove his vehicle behind her house, stopped and was yelling at a young woman. The complainant said she called the young man’s father and then confronted the young man, who then threw a tabletop into a lake.
• On April 20 a dog bite complaint was filed at a Kelly Street, Rutledge location after a man reported that while he was attempting to feed his Pit Bull the dog ran past him and chased a friend down Kelly Street, eventually biting the friend on the right arm and left leg.
• On April 19 a harassing phone calls complaint was filed at an Apalachee Road, Bostwick location after a 16-year-old male told authorities he had borrowed a friend’s cell phone and began receiving calls from another teen offering to sell the complainant marijuana. The complainant said the caller said to meet at the side of a department store in Madison. Officers located three teens at the store and one of the teen’s cell phone numbers matched the number calling the complainant. A search of the teen found no marijuana. The complainant called authorities later and said the teen was no longer calling offering to sell marijuana but was instead threatening the complainant for calling authorities. A deputy called the teen and told him the situation was now over and not to call again.
• On April 19 Vic Casey Nichols Smith, 22, Madison and Christopher Deeonta Swain, 23, Madison were both arrested and charged with possession of marijuana after a vehicle driven by Smith was stopped at a road block on Price Mill Road.
Following the stop, reports state, a deputy smelled burnt marijuana coming from the vehicle and found a small bag of suspected marijuana around the passenger seat of the vehicle.
• On April 18 a reckless driving complaint was filed at a Seven Islands Road location after a man reported that his ex-wife was delivering their three-year-old child to his house for visitation but saw the complainant’s girlfriend and immediately did a U-turn in the driveway and spewed gravel and laid drag in the driveway.
• On April 17 a burglary complaint was filed at a Sandy Creek Road location after a man reported that someone had entered his barn and removed 70 bales of hay valued at $420.
• On April 16 a burglary complaint was filed at an Estes Road, Mansfield location after a woman reported that when she arrived home she noticed that someone had broken a window and entered her house. A cell phone was found near a child’s high chair.