Madison Police Department
• On October 1 a simple battery complaint was filed at a Foster Street location after a man reported that he awoke at approximately 11 a.m. from the sound of another man calling his name. The complainant said he walked to the bedroom door and confronted the man who allegedly requested information and clarification regarding an alleged incident between the complainant and the man’s girlfriend. The complainant said he told the man he did not know what the man was talking about. The complainant said the man then turned as if to leave the residence but instead turned again and struck him in the forehead. The complainant fell and the man then allegedly struck the complainant again in the face and then allegedly kicked him several times. The man then left. Police have issued a simple battery warrant for the alleged attacker.
• On October 4 a damage to property and larceny complaint was filed at a North Second Street location after a man said he had left his 1992 Honda Accord parked near the new city park overnight and when he returned he discovered that someone had broken out a window with a brick and removed the vehicle’s radio and a red Atlanta jacket. Value of the items is $400.
• On October 3 Danny Powers, 44, Madison was arrested and charged with drunkenness and disorderly conduct after officers responded to a complaint from an Eatonton Road motel that Powers was kicking a railing. Officers had already responded to a complaint at the motel at 6:40 p.m. that Powers had fallen through a window. During that time Powers was instructed to go to his room and stay. Approximately 30 minutes later they were called back and this time arrested Powers. Reports state that Powers was unruly and had to be placed in an isolated cell at the Morgan County Detention Center. Police were called back to the detention center because Powers allegedly beat his head against the bars and cut his face. After receiving medical treatment at Morgan Memorial Hospital Powers was returned to the Morgan County Detention Center and was placed in a restraining chair in an isolation cell.
• On October 4 Keith Lopez Robinson, 17, Madison was arrested and charged with three counts of pointing a pistol at another, three counts of terroristic threats and one count of providing false information after officers responded to a complaint on Micha Circle of a man pointing a pistol at three men and allegedly stating that if the men were to start trouble he would finish it. After officers responded they located Robinson in the bedroom of a unit. Robinson was allegedly sitting in a chair and making pig-like noises at the officers.
He also told them his name was “Kerry” and that Keith Lopez Robinson was his twin brother. Officers located clothing on the floor of the bedroom that matched descriptions from the men of their assailant. No weapon was found.
• On October 5 a burglary complaint was filed at a Monticello Highway convenience store after officers responded to a store alarm and found that someone had shattered the glass of the door and removed cigarettes from the store.
• On October 3 a larceny from auto complaint was filed at a Lions Club Road department store after a man reported that someone had removed an Echo back pack blower from his truck.
• On October 1 a larceny complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road fast food restaurant after a man reported that his cash drawer had come up $214 short. An employee working the drawer was contacted but denied any knowledge of the discrepancy.
• On October 2 a battery complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road motel after a woman reported that after she refused a request by her boyfriend to go to bed the boyfriend beat her severely with his hands and feet.
The man also allegedly choked the woman and sexually assaulted her. The woman said the couple had earlier smoked crack cocaine.
The woman suffered a dislocated right shoulder and possible a broken right shoulder and both eyes were bruised and swollen.
• On Friday, October 3 Jeffery Rivers, 39, Madison, was arrested and charged with battery after Rivers had arrived in court to face an open container violation.
• On October 2 a burglary complaint was filed at the under-construction City of Madison maintenance complex at Fairground Road after a man reported that someone had entered the site and removed approximately $2,812 in copper wire and a $2,000 “tugger” implement.
Morgan County Sheriff’s Office
• On October 2 a burglary complaint was filed at a Marshall Road, Buckhead location after a man reported that someone had entered his property, pried open a shed and removed a generator and pole saw. The suspects also entered a cabin on the site and removed a fishing pole. They also loaded the items on a “Gator” and drove the vehicle away. While at the site they also hot-wired a Bobcat skid steer and drove it around the property. Value of the items removed is $5,400.
• On October 2 a theft by taking complaint was filed at an Academy Lane, Rutledge location after a man reported that someone had entered his property and removed his six-year-old Treeing Walking Coonhound. The dog is described as black and tan with an orange collar. It is named “Penny.”
• On October 3 Donald Gene Merritt, 49, Watkinsville, was cited for failure to secure load after another motorist reported that trash was flying out of a roll off truck Merritt was driving.
• On October 5 a criminal damage to property and fire complaint was filed at a Lower Apalachee Road location after deputies responded to a report of a wood fire. Once the fire was contained by Morgan County Fire Department personnel, deputies discovered that more than 1,300 feet of an abandoned railroad track had been removed.
Fire fighting personnel reported that a man was at the scene attempting to put out the fires when authorities arrived. However, he told deputies that he was not aware of the rail theft but lived nearby and was attempting to extinguish the blaze. Deputies discovered 19 pieces of track cut and ready to be removed, a pile of steel spikes and plates, a sledge hammer, steel wedge, three used cutting wheels, a can of WD 40, two soda cans and cigarette butts at the site.
• On October 4 Isaac Richardson, 49, Madison was arrested and charged with simple assault and obstruction after deputies responded to a domestic dispute complaint at a Bostwick Road location. According to reports, deputies reported that when they arrived they observed Richardson sitting at a kitchen table with his hand over a black revolver. A machete was also on the table. A deputy pulled his revolver and ordered Richardson to move his hand from the gun. When other males entered the house Richardson allegedly gripped the weapon.
Deputies again ordered him to release the weapon, reports state but Richardson would not comply. Deputies then deployed a taser weapon. After the second five-second burst Richardson was handcuffed and transported to Morgan Memorial Hospital to remove the taser barbs.
• On October 5 a harassing phone call complaint was filed at a Buckhead Road, Buckhead location after a man reported that an ex-girlfriend had called and threatened to send her father to the man’s house in order for her father to beat the subject.
The complainant said two other women at the ex-girlfriend’s house had called and allegedly threatened to beat the man as well.
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.
• Jeffery F. Bush, 35, Augusta, arrested September 15, probation violation.
• Wilbert Young, 62, Madison, arrested September 15, disorderly conduct.
• Charles Lamont Heyward, 35, Charleston, S.C., arrested September 14, driving while license suspended or revoked, speeding.
• Joshua Heath Wardlaw, 27, Braselton, arrested September 15, open container, DUI. • Kevin Scott Johnson, 33, Madison, arrested September 10, rape, osbstruction, disorderly conduct.
• Christian Nickolas Garrison, 19, Madison, arrested September 9, possession of marijuana, less than an ounce, consumption under age. • Princely Shanice Walker, 19, Madison, arrested September 19, driving while license suspended.
• Darielle Lavindrick Washington, 28, Hephisibah, arrested September 8, possession of marijuana, less than an ounce.