• On June 13 a simple assault complaint was filed at a Mapp Street location after a woman reported that while she and a man known to her were riding down the road the couple engaged in a verbal dispute that ended when the man allegedly struck the woman in the back of the head several times.
The woman said she then stopped the car and the man fled because she told him she was going to call the police.
• On June 13 a simple assault complaint was filed at a Madison Avenue location after a woman reported that a man known to her had struck her in the eye during an argument. The woman said she wanted the man out of her house and after telling the man he became enraged and accused her of desiring the company of another man.
The man said he refused to give the woman money and that she came after him by grabbing his shirt and brandishing a knife. He said he accidentally struck her in the eye with his elbow as he was attempting to flee.
• On June 10 a simple assault complaint was filed at a Green Meadow Court location after a woman said her mother had become enraged because the complainant knocked over a grill. The complainant said her mother slapped her on the back of the neck and forced her to pick up the grill.
• On June 13 Willie James Jackson, 45, Madison was arrested and charged with criminal trespass and shoplifting after officers were called to an Eatonton Road liquor store regarding complaints that Jackson would not leave the store. When officers arrived they found Jackson sitting in front of the store allegedly drinking a 24-ounce Steel Reserve alcoholic beverage. An employee at the store said Jackson had walked into the store, opened the beverage and then refused to pay for it. Officers asked Jackson if he had any money to pay for the beverage and he gave them a dollar. The store employee said Jackson could keep the beverage and the money but he wanted him banned from the store.
Approximately 15 minutes later Jackson allegedly returned to the store and attempted to take two six packs of beer from the store without paying. He was later arrested at the lobby of a motel across the street from the store and the beer was recovered. On June 11 Jackson was arrested at a Lions Club Road store after he allegedly took a 12-pack of beer from the store and walked out of the store. Reports state that Jackson sat outside the store and started drinking the beer.
Jackson told officers he was told that as long as it was less than $20 you could take whatever you wanted from the store. He also told authorities that he owned 60 percent of the store’s stock. The 12-pack was valued at $6.94.
• On June 10 a larceny from building complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road storage location after a woman reported that someone had entered her unit and removed $6,400 worth of items.
• On June 10 a larceny complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road restaurant after a manager reported that two waitresses had come up $89.34 short on their cash registers.
• On June 12 a burglary complaint was filed at a Larkmartin Street location after a woman reported that while she was taking a shower someone removed 11 hydrocodone pills from her prescription bottle.
• On June 12 a burglary complaint was filed at a Creekpoint Drive location after a woman reported that after she came home from vacation she noticed that someone had entered her house and removed a 42-inch television, a 21-inch television and a pair of tennis shoes. Items were valued at $1,417.
• On June 14 a simple assault, sudden snatch complaint was filed at an East Washington Street location after a man reported that he went to the corner of East Washington Street and Harris Avenue to sell a man a handgun. The complainant said the man then offered to trade drugs for the gun and when the complainant refused another man struck him on the head and took the pistol and magazine of ammo.
• On June 16 a damage to property complaint was filed at a Micha Way location after a man reported that someone had ignited a fireworks canister on the hood of his car. While investigating the incident officers found two other similar incidences.
• On June 21 Michael Matthews Greene, 36, Tucker, was arrested and charged with DUI and possession of marijuana after he was stopped at a roadblock on Centennial Road. According to reports, officers suspected Greene had been drinking alcohol. Subsequent to his arrest for DUI, reports state, officers located a small plastic bag on Greene’s person that allegedly contained a small amount of suspected marijuana.
• On May 26 a simple battery complaint was filed at a West Main Street, Rutledge location after a man reported that his ex-girlfriend had invited him to her house and when he arrived another man “jumped” him and struck him in the eye and bit his forearm.
• On June 10 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Price Mill Road location after a man reported that when he arrived home he noticed someone had taken his 42” Troy-Bilt lawnmower.
• On June 10 a theft by taking complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road location after a man reported that someone had removed a hay rake from his property. The hay rake is valued at $3,000.
• On June 10 a criminal damage to property complaint was filed at a Bostwick Highway convenience store after a man reported that a woman driving a white Ford pickup truck hauling a horse trailer had struck a sign at the convenience store and then fled. Witnesses said a man with the woman looked at the damage, got in the driver’s seat and left. Another man recorded the license plate for the vehicle. The horse trailer had a fully saddled horse inside.
• On June 10 a harassing phone calls complaint was filed at a Thankful Road location after a woman reported that her step-daughter’s ex-husband had called her house and after she told him he was not welcome at the house, he called back immediately and allegedly used profanity.