Madison Police Department
• On July 12 a larceny from building complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road fast food restaurant after a woman reported that someone had entered an unlocked safe and removed $200. The currency was in $1 and $5 bills. The suspects then fled in an unknown direction.
• On July 10 a statutory rape complaint was filed at a Hodges Avenue location after a 15-year-old girl reported to authorities that she had consensual sex with a 19-year-old male during a sleep-over at a friend’s house in May.
• On July 11 a cruelty toward a child complaint was filed at a Penor Street location after a woman reported that a girl threw a rock at her six-year-old son. The girl reported that the alleged victim threw the rocks first.
• On July 11 a larceny from auto complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road sandwich shop after a woman reported that she had just cashed her husband’s check and had placed the money under her leg while she was sitting in the parking lot of the restaurant. She reported that she forgot about the money and when she returned from the restaurant she noticed that someone had entered her unsecured vehicle and removed $436.00.
• On July 13 a home invasion complaint was filed at an Overlook Drive location after a man reported that two males entered his house through an unsecured bedroom window and then broke into his bedroom door. The man said when the two men realized the house was occupied, they fled.
• On July 12 a damage to property complaint was filed at a Micah Way location after a man reported that two males attempted to cut the wires and removed an outside ground air-conditioning unit. The complainant said both males fled when he observed them. Estimated damage to the unit is $100.
• On July 10 Antoine Terrance Walker, 23, Madison, was arrested and charged with possession of cocaine, possession of stolen property and two counts of obstructing police after officers were called to a parking lot off East Washington Street in reference to a stolen bicycle. Once they arrived, a man who said he had recovered his allegedly stolen bicycle pointed to Walker. Officers attempted to stop Walker, but he allegedly ran. During the chase, reports state, another man said Walker had thrown a clear plastic bag on the roof of a resident’s house. Officers eventually located Walker and arrested him. They also, with the aid of a neighbor, retrieved the bag, which contained suspected cocaine. Walker was also held on a parole warrant. On July 10 officers had responded to a larceny bicycle complaint from a Walker Rose location. The owner of the bicycle identified the bike and it was returned.
• On July 8 a larceny from an auto, simple assault and a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Sulgrave Drive location after a woman reported that after she had entered a man’s vehicle to retrieve her cell phone, the vehicle’s alarm activated. The man said the woman had actually taken his cell phone. The woman also said the man had slapped her and kicked her but the man denied slapping and kicking the woman.
• On July 8 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Larkmartin Street location after a man reported that someone had entered his yard and placed an oily substance on his lawn.
• On July 7 a shoplifting complaint was filed at a West Washington Street liquor store after a man reported that another man attempted to remove a 24-ounce Schlitz Malt Liquor from the store without paying for it. The complainant said he told the man to stop but the man continued to place the beverage in his pants. The complainant said he followed the man outside the store and removed the beverage from the man’s pants.
• On July 7 a larceny, bicycle complaint was filed at a South Main Street location after a man reported that someone had removed his yellow and silver Mongoose (Next) bicycle from his place of employment.
• On July 3 a larceny, bicycle complain was filed at a Morgan Circle location after a woman reported that someone had removed her red and black 21-speed bicycle.
• On July 8 a larceny, bicycle complaint was filed at a Hanover Drive location after a man reported that he saw two males attempting to remove two bicycles from the yard. The man said that after he confronted the males, they fled the area.
• On July 8 a burglary complaint was filed at a Penor Street location after a woman reported that someone had gained access to her house by prying open a window. The woman said an X-box game system, a cell phone and a Nikon digital camera were missing.
• On July 8 a burglary complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road location after a man reported that someone had entered his motel room while he slept and removed $76 from his wallet. A woman at the motel said she had walked by the man’s room at 12:30 a.m. and noticed that the door was ajar and that the man’s identification was on the ground. She said she replaced the identification and other cards into the man’s wallet and placed the wallet back into the man’s room.
Morgan County Sheriff’s Office
• On July 14 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Walker Road location after a woman reported that she was boarding a horse and pony for a couple. The woman said the couple owed the complainant money and refused to pay. She said the couple was also renting a room. The complainant said a man took the horse and pony and some other horse-related items. The man told the woman he would take whatever he thought belonged to him.
• On July 13 Kevin Deveon Bethea, 26, Fairmont, N.C., was arrested and charged with speeding and driving while license suspended and Michael Everard Noel, 21, was arrested and charged with allowing an unlicensed person to drive and possession of marijuana after a vehicle Bethea was driving on Interstate 20 was stopped for speeding. Following the stop, reports state, an officer determined that Bethea’s license had been suspended and that the owner of the vehicle, Noel, had knowledge of the suspension. Consequent to the arrest, reports state, a deputy located alleged marijuana in the front pocket of Noel.
• On July 12 an illegal dumping complaint was filed at an Old Buckhead Road location after a man reported that someone had left a travel trailer on property for sale. The trailer had no identifying marks on it.
• On July 11 a theft by receiving stolen property complaint was filed at a Holland Springs Road location after a man reported that he had left a plow on another man’s property but that a third man had taken the plow and sold it. The complainant said he was at a fourth man’s house when he noticed the plow. The fourth man told the deputy that he had purchased the plow from the third man for $175. The third man said he had sold the fourth man a plow but when the fourth man came to get the plow, he picked up the wrong one.
• On July 9 Eric Jason Bell, 32, Madison, was arrested and charged with obstruction of law enforcement officers after two deputies arrived at a Buckhead Road location in an attempt to serve a probation warrant on Bell. At the location a woman said Bell was not home but a search of the location, reports state, found Bell hiding under a bed. Bell reportedly attempted to flee the officer and the officer deployed a taser weapon against him. Bell reportedly fell down stairs and was handcuffed by a second officer.
• On July 10 a gas drive-off complaint was filed at a West Atlanta Highway, Rutledge location after a man reported that a man driving a silver Chevrolet Avalanche pumped $109.71 worth of gas and then fled the location without paying.
• On July 9 a burglary, aggravated assault, possession of firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime and a simple battery complaint was filed at a Beaver Dam Road location after a woman reported that when she arrived home a man known to her was hiding in a closet. The woman said she opened the closet and the man was pointing a gun at her. The woman said she screamed and another man in the house fought with the intruder. During the struggle, reports state, the gun was fired twice. The intruder fled again through a window and drove away in a vehicle also known to the woman. Officers collected evidence at the scene and are seeking warrants against the intruder.
• On July 10 Daniel Chavez, 18, Madison, was arrested and charged with illegal possession of a controlled substance, unlicensed person driving, failure to maintain insurance and safety belt violation consequent to a traffic stop. Reports indicate that a deputy allegedly located a small amount of marijuana in Chavez’ front pocket consequent to his arrest for driving while unlicensed.
• On July 9 an identity fraud complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road location after a woman reported that someone had taken her debit card and removed approximately $1,300 from her account at several Madison locations.
• On July 6 a harassing phone call complaint was filed at a Drake Road location after a woman reported that someone had left a message on her daughter’s phone threatening to kill the daughter.
• On July 6 a damage to property complaint was filed at a Sandy Creek Road location after a man reported that someone had damaged his mailbox. A half-empty bottle of Powerade was found near the damaged mailbox.