• On May 27 a simple assault complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road location after a man reported that his stepson “mouthed off” while the man, the juvenile and the juvenile’s mother were traveling north on Eatonton Highway. The complainant said he turned around in the vehicle and “backhanded” the juvenile who then allegedly struck the complainant in the head and tore his shirt. The juvenile said the argument began when he and the complainant saw a truck and the juvenile commented that the truck was a Ford and the complainant said it was a Chevrolet. The complainant turned the car around and when they caught up to the truck it was, in fact, a Ford. The juvenile then said he told the complainant that he was wrong. The complainant then allegedly called the juvenile a smart aleck.
• On May 22 an auto theft complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road home improvement store after a man reported that someone had taken his 1984 Olds Cutlass from the parking lot. The man said he had parked the vehicle approximately 600 feet from the store while he entered the store to go to work.
• On May 22 a simple assault complaint was filed at a South Main Street location after a woman reported that her manager had yelled at her, fired her and forced her to leave her job. The manager told police that the complainant had come to work late and smelled strongly of marijuana. Later in evening a fight ensued regarding the complainant talking to a friend at the establishment at which point the manager fired the employee. No charges were filed in the incident.
• On May 21 a peeping tom and burglary complaint was filed at a North Main Street location after a woman reported that a man had entered her residence several times, left “foul odors,” asked for previous occupants then leaves. The woman said the man only enters the residence when her 14-year-old daughter is home alone. Officers may have identified a suspect and are searching for a man they believe may be entering the house. A screen had been removed from one of the windows of the residence.
• On May 22 a damage to property complaint was filed at a Micha Way location after a woman reported that someone had cut the passenger side front and rear tires of her 2006 Dodge Durango. The woman said there were currently “some people” who were upset with her but she could not say for sure if one of them cut her tires.
• On May 22 a burglary complaint was filed at a Harris Avenue location after a woman reported that someone had entered her house. Officers found a rock next to shattered window in the bedroom and several items strewn across the room. Nothing was reported stolen.
• On May 24 a simple assault complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road motel after a woman reported that a man threw her through a window. The woman said she had been sharing the room for several days with an 18-year-old male and one of the male’s friends came by the room. A second friend arrived later, reports state, forced his way into the room and struck the woman with a roll of duct tape before throwing her through the window.
• On May 25 Roderick Donell Williams, 23, Madison, was arrested and charged with fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer, obstruction, no seat beat, cracked windshield, driving with no license and suspended registration after an officer attempted to stop Williams for driving with no seat belt on Fifth Street. Reports state that Williams allegedly ran after stopping a red Mustang he was driving. The officer later located Williams through his grandmother and met Williams at Hard Labor Creek State Park. Williams told officers that someone had stolen his vehicle earlier that morning and that he had called and reported it stolen. Reports state that there was no call regarding a stolen vehicle. A City of Madison Police Department officer reported that she observed Williams driving the car approximately 30 minutes prior to the stop.
• On May 25 Sherman Wayne Tolbert, 31, Madison, was arrested and charged with possession of cocaine, driving with a suspended license and possession of drug related objects after a deputy attempted to stop Tolbert for driving with no seatbelt. Reports state that Tolbert allegedly pulled his vehicle behind a store on Eatonton Road and that the deputy located him standing next to his car. Tolbert produced an ID card instead of a license and reports state that a check on Tolbert’s driving status confirmed that his license had been suspended. The deputy reported finding a white substance in the vehicle that allegedly tested positive for cocaine and some black scales.
• On May 25 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Crawley Road location after a woman reported that at 7:15 a.m. she let her mixed breed Husky puppy out into the fenced yard and when she later went to check on the dog she noticed it had been stolen.
• On May 20 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Centennial Road location after a man reported that while he was washing his car someone took a CD case.
The man said another man had driven a tractor to a supply store and later attempted to sell the complainant the CD’s. The man said another man had sold him the CD’s for $50. The CD’s were recovered and placed into evidence.
• On May 20 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Centennial Road, Rutledge location after a woman reported that when she arrived home she noticed a person on her porch. The woman said in her haste to get out of her vehicle and catch the person she fell down and her vehicle struck a tree.
The woman said she only saw the suspect’s leg.
• On May 20 an identity fraud complaint was filed at a Centennial Road, Rutledge location after a man reported that someone had used his American Express card to make purchases. The man said he cancelled the account.