Madison Police Department
• On September 21 a sexual assault complaint was filed at an Eatonton Highway restaurant after a woman said a man reached down the back of her pants and exposed her chest. The woman said she was with other patrons at the restaurant when a man asked to see a tattoo on her wrist.
The complainant said while she was showing the tattoo the man reached down the back of her pants and pulled her shirt down. The complainant immediately told a bartender at the restaurant and the manager.
• On September 27 Vanessa Rene Daniel, 32, Madison was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and obstructing police officers after officers attempted to speak to Daniel regarding another couple serving Daniel with a trespassing notice regarding a guest in Daniel’s apartment. Reports state that Daniel cursed repeatedly at the couple, using a “variety of other expletives too numerous to recall,” reports state.
Daniel was allegedly cursing at officers in front of children at the scene. When officers attempted to arrest her she allegedly resisted to the point that officers had to deploy pepper spray in order to get her into a police cruiser.
• On September 27 Charles Taylor, 53, Madison was arrested and charged with possession of cocaine and possession of narcotic equipment after officers performing a foot patrol in the Orchard Grove apartment complex allegedly observed Taylor smoking suspected crack cocaine behind a dumpster at the location.
Reports state that officers located a suspected crack pipe near the dumpster that was still warm to the touch.
The pipe also allegedly contained crack cocaine residue.
• On September 27 Tyrone Williams, 37, no address given, was arrested and charged with drunkenness after officers responded to a call at Green Meadows Court. Reports state that a 911 call stated that Williams was knocking on a door.
When officers arrived they located Williams in the neighborhood. They requested that he leaves the area and he allegedly agreed. Officers were later called again and located Williams hiding behind a storage shed.
• On September 25 Latasha Denise Jones, 20, Madison and Bobby Lee Pilcher, 31, Madison were arrested and charged with shoplifting after officers responded to a shoplifting compliant at an Eatonton Highway grocery store. Enroute to the store, reports state, an officer stopped Jones while she was walking and returned her to the store. After she was returned to the store, management and authorities alleged that Jones had taken a bottle of Benadryl and a bottle of children’s medication without paying. Jones told officers that both she and the father of her children had taken items from the store because they were facing hard times. Pilcher was later arrested at a Madison motel after a meat manager at the store alleged that Pilcher had taken a pack of chicken wings and red link sausages and left the store through a rear entrance.
• On September 25 Ned Lee Jordan, 48, Madison was arrested and charged with aggravated assault and cruelty toward children after he allegedly threw a steak knife at a woman on Pearl Street during an argument. Reports state that Jordan and the woman allegedly engaged in a verbal argument because Jordan had allegedly given away a gallon of milk. The reported attack took place in front of a four-year-old child.
• On September 23 Anthony Lawrence Jones, 23, Eatonton was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, less than an ounce, after officers on foot patrol in the Micha Way area allegedly observed Jones smoking a suspected marijuana cigarette.
Morgan County Sheriff’s Office
• On September 28 Tiffany Lynn Garner, 22, Rutledge was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after she allegedly became unruly and uncooperative after deputies responded to a domestic dispute on Spears Road. According to reports the dispute between Garner and another woman revolved around the other women criticizing Garner for alleged drinking. Both women had signs of combat but deputies could not determine a primary aggressor and neither woman wanted to press charges. However, Garner was consequently arrested, reports state for her alleged behavior after deputies arrived.
• On September 28 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Flat Rock Road location after a woman reported that a man known to her came to her house, kicked her in the back, broke items on a coffee table and struck her in the head with a phone. There were no visual injuries to the woman, reports state, and the dispute, it is stated, has been ongoing with the man. Photos were taken of the broken items on the coffee table.
• On September 28 Susan Mary Matney, 58, Social Circle, was arrested and charged with DUI, possession of marijuana and failure to maintain insurance after she was stopped at a license check at the intersection of Fairplay and Prospect Roads. Consequent to the stop and the arrest, reports state, officers located a small black case that allegedly contained a pipe and suspected marijuana.
• On September 27 Kristopher Warren Owensby, 24, Bogart was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, less than an ounce, after deputies observed Owensby with another male and two females at the comer of Highland Avenue and Larkmartin streets. Reports state the deputy smelled the odor of burnt marijuana and that Owensby allegedly had marijuana in his right front pocket.
• On September 22 Marie Cooper, 43, Madison was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after she allegedly went to a house on Big Sandy Creek and loudly accused a woman of spreading rumors regarding her and of associating with Cooper’s boyfriend. Cooper told authorities that she had been beaten up by her boyfriend because of the alleged rumors and that she just wanted to speak to the woman to get the matter resolved. Cooper came to the woman’s house at 3:15 a.m.
• On September 23 a simple assault complaint was filed at a Prospect road location after a man reported that his estranged wife came to his house and ripped his shirt off and struck him in the back with a stick.
• On September 24, Charles Brantley Goff, 55, Madison and Willie T. Williams, 27, Madison, were arrested and charged with illegal possession of a controlled substance after Goff was stopped for a cracked windshield violation.
According to reports, after the stop and officer found alleged crack cocaine in Williams’ pocket and suspected marijuana in his mouth. Deputies also found suspected crack cocaine on the floorboard of the vehicle.
• On September 25 a 14-year-old male student at Morgan County High School was arrested and charged with illegal possession of a controlled substance after a teacher suspected the student had smoke marijuana.
Consequent to his arrest the student gave authorities a small plastic bag that contained suspected marijuana.