Madison Police Department
• On August 17 a larceny complaint was filed at a Harris Street location after a man reported that someone had taken a 24-inch Mongoose bike with two flat tires. The complainant reported that his dog barked at approximately 1 a.m. The complainant said he noticed the $75 bike missing at 7:23 a.m.
• On August 14 a burglary complaint was filed at a Micha Way location after a woman reported when she came home from shopping she noticed that her apartment was in disarray. The complainant said while she was searching through the apartment a young black male in his teens or early 20s attempted to enter the residence through a back door. The complainant said she yelled at the young man and called 911. An officer reported that on his way to the call he noticed two young men near the location and after receiving a description of the young man that attempted to enter the house, he turned around and attempted to locate the two men but had no success. The woman said approximately $750 in change and currency was removed, as well as a .38 caliber pistol. Entry was gained into the house by kicking down the back door.
• On August 14 a burglary complaint was filed at an Overlook Drive location after a man reported that someone entered his residence through an unsecured back window and removed a HiPoint .380 pistol, a Hewlett Packard laptop computer and an Ipod.
• On August 14 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a West Jefferson location after a man reported that someone had spray-painted the name “Buster,” a stick man and a star on the side of a building.
• On August 14 Willie Brown, 56, Madison, was arrested and charged with shoplifting after he allegedly took a cup of coffee and two ham and cheese biscuits from a North Main Street convenience store without paying for the items. Reports state that an employee at the store chased after Brown after he allegedly walked out of the store. Brown was arrested on Billups Avenue moments later. The biscuits and the coffee were recovered.
• On August 11 Ray Arthur Peppers, 52, Madison was arrested and charged with criminal trespass after he allegedly entered the carport of a Crawford Street location despite having a protective order served against him forbidding him from the location.
Morgan Country Sheriff’s Office
• On August 17 a criminal damage to property complaint was filed at a Dixie Highway, Rutledge location after a man reported that someone had entered his property and damaged three campers on the site.
• On August 18 Rebecca Maree Segars, 26, Mansfield and Michael Lee Jordan, 26, Madison were arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute after a deputy stopped a vehicle Segars was driving out of Heritage Park for a brake light violation. Consequent to the stop and consequent to a Morgan County drug dog alerting on the vehicle, the deputy located three bags of suspected methamphetamine in a large cavity on the dashboard. A set of scales was also located.
• On August 16 Lee Arthur Frazier, 42, Eatonton was arrested and charged with criminal trespass, theft by taking, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of marijuana and operating a vehicle with suspended registration after a deputy stopped a vehicle Frazier was driving at the intersection of Oconee Road and Parks Mill Road in Buckhead. According to reports Frazier has been charged with allegedly removing scrap metal material from a Buckhead location. Officers also located an alleged bag of suspected marijuana and a pistol in Frazier’s vehicle. A passenger in the vehicle, Matthew Malone, 21, Eatonton, was also arrested and charged with criminal trespass, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, theft by taking and possession of marijuana.
• On August 16 Andrew Eugene McNure, 45, Rutledge, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and obstruction of an officer after he was stopped at a road block at the intersection of Baldwin Dairy and Bethany Road. Following the stop, reports state, McNure allegedly gave officers a false name. Consequent to his arrest, reports state, a deputy located a small plastic bag of suspected marijuana on McNure’s person.
• On August 14 a harassing phone call complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road location after a woman reported that a man who she filed a temporary restraining order against had contacted her via telephone. The woman said she had dinner with the man the previous weekend and had called him regarding child support payments, all in violation of the order. The man said the woman only calls the sheriff’s office when “things don’t go her way.”
• On August 14 a battery complaint was filed at an Atlanta Highway location after a woman alleged that her sister had struck her because she had not returned the sister’s car in a timely manner. The complainant said the sister had also allegedly attempted to obstruct her from making a 911 call. The sister said that the complainant had, in fact, hindered her from making a 911 call.
• On August 13 a damaging mailbox complaint was filed at a Lower Apalachee Road location after a man reported that a Morgan County school bus had backed into his mailbox, breaking the post and damaging the mailbox.
• On August 13 Mary Ann Hrbek, 26, Madison, was arrested and charged with simple battery after she allegedly took a phone away from a man and then allegedly struck him about the head.
• On August 11 a burglary complaint was filed at a Apalachee Road location after a man reported that someone had entered a storage building and removed a Toro 46 Zero Turn mower, two Stihl bent shaft weedeaters, a Stihl Backpack blower and one Stihl handheld blower.