Madison Police Department
• On October 26 a burglary complaint was filed at a Pearl Street location after a man alleged that a woman known to him had entered his house and removed a pair of black dress shoes valued at $70. According to reports, the complainant said that while he was at a brother’s house watching football a neighbor allegedly reported that the neighbor observed the woman searching under the front mat for something. The complainant said the woman does not have a key to his residence. Officers noted that the residence was secure when they arrived. Officers called the woman but reported that while the officer was attempting to determine the location of the dress shoes, the woman was very loud and sounded like she was arguing with a third party. The man said he was not allowed to have contact with the woman pending a pre-warrant hearing scheduled for November.
• On October 20 a robbery and simple battery report was filed at a Crawford Street location after an 18-year-old male reported that while he was walking toward Hill Park, three young men known to him stopped their bicycles and demanded money. The complainant said he told the three that he did not have any money. At that point, reports state, the three got off their bikes, snatched the complainant’s wallet, removed $5 from the wallet and threw the wallet to the ground. The three then allegedly beat the complainant. According to the complainant’s statement, one of the three told the complainant that he took the $5 in payment for the complainant “wasting his time.” A woman observed the beating and stopped to help the complainant and the three rode away, reports state. The woman gave the complainant a ride to the Madison Police Department.
• On October 19 a fraud complaint was filed at a South Main Street location after a woman reported that she had received a bank statement that included an overdraft notice. After reviewing her bank statement, reports state, the woman realized that at least four checks had been written using her banking account routing and checking account number, although the numbers had been printed on another bank’s checks. The checks were all cashed in North Carolina, Florida and Ohio and totaled more than $500.
• On October 24 a burglary complaint was filed at a North Main Street location after a man reported that someone had removed an air conditioner compressor from the roof. The man later noticed that someone had removed a 500 gallon stainless steel ice cream mixer and one refrigerated preparation table from the building. In total, losses are more than $6,000.
• On October 26 an animal complaint was filed at a Hough Circle location after a woman reported that while her daughter was walking her dog, a Pit Bull ran from a yard and attacked the daughter. Reports state that the dog did not bite the girl but the girl reported that the dog would not allow her to leave. The daughter suffered scratches to her face. The dog is not current on rabies shots, reports state, and Madison Animal Control has been notified.
Morgan County Sheriff’s Office
• On October 27 William Crissman, 37, Cartersville, and Charlie Brown Jordan, 20, Cartersville, were both arrested and charged with possession of an open alcohol container after a vehicle in which both were passengers was stopped on Interstate 20 for an alleged speeding violation. Following the stop, reports state, a deputy found three open containers of beer in the vehicle. Jordan was also charged with underage possession of alcohol.
• On October 25 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Clack Road location after a man reported that someone had entered his hunting property and removed a deer hunting camera from a tree. The complainant said he has seen several ATV’s on the property. A deputy reported that there were fresh ATV tracks on the property.
• On October 27 James Kenneth Reuss Dean, 19, Madison, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, less than an ounce, after a truck in which he was a passenger was stopped for failure to use a turn signal on Buckhead Road. Following the stop, reports state, a deputy smelled the odor of burnt marijuana. The deputy also located a dry bag of suspected marijuana on the ground near the truck. Reports indicate it was raining at the time of the stop. Reports state that Dean told the deputy the marijuana belonged to him.
• On October 21 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at Morgan County Middle School after an administrator reported that a student who had been expelled needed to be reminded that he was no longer allowed on the campus. The deputy reminded the student’s mother but, reports state, the 14-year-old male returned to the campus and was then arrested. He was detained at the Sandersville Youth Detention Center.
• On October 23 a burglary complaint was filed at a Broughton Road, Newborn, location after a man reported that when he came home for lunch he noticed someone had entered his house and removed a .38 caliber revolver, an old silver dollar, a .22 caliber semi-automatic rifle and some change. Entry was gained through a sliding glass door at the rear of the house.
• On October 23 a dog attack complaint was filed at a Cedar Grove Road, Buckhead, location after a woman reported that when she came home she was attacked by approximately six dogs. The dogs chased the woman into her house and then attacked a family pet. The pet was bitten in the right rear leg, right front leg and neck. The woman said she believes two of the dogs belong to a neighbor. There were no visible collars on the dogs.
• On October 22 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Davis Academy Road location after a man reported that another man known to him had trespassed on land the complainant manages. The complainant said the man had been told in 2007 not to return to the land but had done so repeatedly.
• On October 22 a found property report was filed at a Highway 441 location after a deputy reported that while conducting a traffic stop he located several containers of lottery tickets in a clear hard plastic container. The deputy confirmed through lottery officials that the tickets had been stolen from a Covington convenience store.
• On October 21 a verbal dispute complaint was filed at a Bostwick Highway convenience store after a woman reported that a juvenile known to her had started an altercation with her in the store. Reports state that the woman told the youth that she was not allowed to speak with him per her boyfriend’s request. The woman said she took her boyfriend home and came back to the store to finish paying for items and that the youth confronted her again. At this point, reports state, the juvenile stated that the woman threatened to kill him. The woman told police that she only threatened to shoot him.
• On October 15 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Hayes Street location after a man reported that someone had entered his yard and removed a blue 2004 Yamaha four wheeler. The man said the vehicle had been stolen before but recovered.
• On October 21 a identity fraud complaint was filed at a Lower Apalachee Road location after a man reported that someone had used is identity to gain access to his bank account. The man said someone had written five checks in North Carolina totaling $448.
• On October 17 an account fraud complaint was filed at a Guinn Road location after a woman reported that when she attempted to use her debit card it was declined. The woman said a check of her account showed that someone had removed ore than $2,700 from the account.
• On October 20 a simple battery complaint was filed at a Blue Springs Court location after a man reported that is stepson had punched him. The stepson said he punched the man after the man pulled out his hair and threw him to the ground. The man said he pulled out is stepson’s hair and threw him to the ground after the stepson knocked some items of a table.
• On October 14 a cruelty to animals complaint was filed at a Whispering Lakes Drive location after a woman reported that someone had shot her cat with a .22 caliber weapon. The cat survived the shooting but the medical bill was $800, the woman said. She also said several cats have been reported missing in the area.
• On October 20 a arson complaint was filed at a Carter Street, Bostwick, location after a man reported that someone had set fire to the front passenger seat of his 1996 Oldsmobile while the vehicle was in his yard.
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 arrested they are not considered guilty unless they later plead guilty or are convicted in a court of law.
• Adrian Richardson, 26, Warner Robbins, arrested October 24, no insurance, tailight violation,
• Kevin Centrell Massey, 29, adison, arrested October 24, municipal court serve 48 hours.
• Roy Roger Brown, 46, Madison, arrested October 25, municipal court bench warrant.
• Bega Lorenzo Antonio Hernandez, 23, Loris, S.C., arrested October 25, expired or no driver’s license.
• Johnie Mae Walker, 41, Madison, arrested October 23, theft by taking. • Meghan Grace Harvey, 20, Madison, arrested October 24, municipal court to serve 48 hours. • Demetris Joshua Melvin, 22, Columbus, arrested October 21, probation violation.
• Kristoffer Warren Owensby, 24, Bogart, arrested October 22, municipal court to serve 48 hours.