Madison Police Department
• On September 2 a harassing communications complaint was filed at an East Avenue location after a woman reported that she had received at least 20 phone calls from both her ex-husband and her ex-husband’s mother between 7:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. The complainant said the calls included threats and abusive language.
• On September 5 a damage to property complaint was filed at a Burney Street location after a man reported that someone had broken out the driver’s side window of his 1986 GMC truck.
• On September 5 a auto theft complaint was filed at an Atlanta Highway manufacturing facility after a man reported that someone had stolen his 1996 Chevrolet Tahoe. The man had the keys on his person and reported that he had left the vehicle secured.
• On September 7 a counterfeiting complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road convenience store after a man reported that an elderly man had pre-paid for gas with a $50 bill. The store’s safe computer rejected the bill; however, the man had left the store.
• On September 4 Frankie Lynn Brown, 26, Madison, was arrested and charged with resisting officer, suspended license and headlight requirements after an officer allegedly saw Brown driving a vehicle near Micha Way with a non-functioning headlight. Reports state that Brown allegedly leaped from the moving vehicle in the Lions Club Road area.
Reports state that Brown ran past Ingles and was later arrested while hiding behind hedges at Orchard Grove Apartments by a supporting officer. Reports state that Brown complained of chest pains during his arrest and was transported to Morgan Memorial Hospital.
Reports state that Brown was checked and his vital signs were normal. He was then transported to the Morgan County Detention Center.
• On September 3 a harassing communication complaint was filed at a Bell Circle location after a woman reported that her ex-boyfriend, who does still live with the complainant, reports state called the complainant and threatened her regarding the ownership of a dog. The complainant said the man indicated that he would kill her and everyone in the house if he couldn’t have the dog.
• On August 31 a burglary complaint was filed at the Morgan County Recreation Department’s Heritage Park after a man reported that someone had broken into a concession stand and removed one box of Skittles, two boxes of Reeses, one can Nacho cheese, one box potato chips (Lays), one box Blow Pops, one box sunflower seed and two 24-packs of hot dogs. Also approximately $350 in damage to a message board was reported.
• On September 4 a larceny complaint was filed at a Wheat Street location after a man reported that during a cookout another man reached into his pocket and removed $300.
The man complainant said he had been drinking and didn’t realize until later that his money was missing.
• August 30 a burglary complaint was filed at a Larkmartin Street location after a woman reported that someone had entered her residence through a window and removed a lap-top computer, a tower computer, 90 to 100 DVD movies, a digital camera and an MP3 player.
• On August 25 a burglary complaint was filed at a Micha Way location after a woman reported that someone had entered her apartment through a front window and removed a Playstation 2 game system, a Wii game system, a Nintendo Game cube, 20 various games and five Nintendo Game cube games. A Vellaccio wristwatch and Nintendo Wii charger were also removed.
• On August 27 a larceny complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road fast-food restaurant after a woman reported that a man attempted to pay for his food with a $50 bill. The man then requested change for a $10 bill, then requested his $50 bill back so he could pay for the food with smaller denomination bills. The clerk noticed later that her drawer was short $50.
• On August 28 a sex assault complaint was filed at a Overlook Drive location after a 16-year-old girl reported that a male known to her had attempted to assault her.
The complainant said the man stopped her as she was walking home and eventually dragged the girl near the woods. The girl said eventually she was able to flee.
Morgan County Sheriff’s Office
• On September 1 an animal complaint was filed at a Williams Street, Rutledge location after a man reported that dogs were fighting. When a deputy arrived he found four dogs with signs that the dogs had been fighting.
Two of the dogs were on chains and one dog was in heat, reports state.
The deputy located the owner of the two dogs not on chains and the owner said he was not aware that the dogs had escaped their pens. Animal control was called and took over the investigation.
• On September 1 a financial transaction card complaint was filed at a Mallard Ridge location after a man reported that someone had taken his bank card and $50 cash.
The man said he suspects his son took the items. The card was used at a local truck stop and again to pay $50 towards a pre-paid cell phone.
• On September 1 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Fieldcrest Court, Buckhead location after a man reported that someone had damaged an entrance sign to the subdivision.
• On September 1 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Lakeshore Drive, Buckhead, location after a man reported that someone had taken his blue and white paddle boat.
• On August 29 a burglary complaint was filed at an Athens Highway location after a man reported that someone had removed a Samsung air conditioner unit from a window and then entered the location and removed a fax machine.
• On September 4 a burglary complaint was filed at an Atlanta Highway location after an officer responded to a broken window alarm call. When the officer arrived he found that the front window of the store had been shattered. Store video showed that two men had backed up to the store at approximately 12:50 a.m., broke out the window, gained entry into the store and stole cartons of cigarettes.
• On September 5 a theft by taking complaint was filed at an Aqua Road location after a woman reported that a man had entered her property and removed a white refrigerator from underneath her carport.
• On September 6 a burglary complaint was filed at an Oconee Road, Buckhead location after a woman reported that someone had entered the New Bethel Baptist Church and removed two window air conditioning units from the kitchen area of the church and had stolen a radio amp from the pulpit area.
The complainant believes the thefts occurred two days earlier.
• On September 7 a simple battery complaint was filed at the Morgan County Detention Center after jailers were alerted about a fight in one of the cells. Two inmates were removed with visible injuries but a third inmate; reports state defied deputies’ attempts.
After several commands to leave the cell were not heeded, deputies reported attempting to taze the inmate. Those attempts also failed. The inmate then threw two coolers at the jailers before being physically subdued.
The third inmate, Ricky Spencer Hodnett, 24, Madison, was arrested and charged with simple battery and obstruction.
Morgan County Arrest Report
The following were listed on the arrest book last week at the Morgan County Detention Center. Although these people have been arrsted they are not considered guilty unless they later plead guilty or are convicted in a court of law.
• Ivette Marquez, 29, Covington, arrested September 6, speeding, expired or no license, failure to maintain insurance, no tag, child or youth restraint not used properly, two counts.
• beverly Carrol Gregory, 52, Atlanta, arrested September 8, failure to maintain lane, DUI. • Joseph Lawrence Raposa, 26, Atlanta , arrested September 2, driving while license suspended.
• Fernando Rodriguez Espinoza, 37, Norcross, arrested September 4, trafficking in cocaine, false or secret compartment.
• Kelvin Bernard Williams, 26, Augusta, arrested September 4, operating a vehicle with a suspended license, failure to maintain insurance. • Dwayne Anthony Morris, 43, Conyers, arrested September 5, failure to dim lights, reckless driving, DUI.