POLICE BLOTTER: April 23, 2009
Madison Police Department
• On April 17 Priscilla G. Arwood, 57, Madison, was arrested and charged with theft by shoplifting after she allegedly took a small bottle of “After Shock” liquor and three packages of Goody’s headache powder from an Eatonton Highway liquor store. According to reports the alleged theft was captured on the store’s video surveillance system. A copy of the tape was requested by the police department. Arwood was arrested at her Pierce Dairy residence after city officers obtained a warrant.
• On April 18 Jeff Paul Moore, 49, Madison, was arrested and charged with three counts of shoplifting and public drunkenness after officers responded to a report that a male was passed out on Fairground Road. When officers arrived they located Moore in a vehicle along with several items the officers suspected were stolen.
According to reports, officers located a 30 pack of Natural Lite beer, three packs of one pound Eckrich Skinless Smoked Sausage, a package of New York steaks, a 22-ounce bottle of Natural Lite beer, a .75 ounce bag of Bugler Cigarette Tobacco, a 12-ounce bottle of Budlight Lime, a one pound package of Eckridge Bologna and two packs of Eckridge Smoke Sausage. The officers determined by the origin of the items that Moore had secured the items at Wal-Mart, Ingles and Dollar General. The items value is $62.
• On April 20 Roy Rodger Brown, 46, Madison, was arrested and charged with criminal trespass after an officer observed Brown standing outside a room at an Eatonton Road motel. The officer reported that he had served Brown a notice not to return to the property on February 22, 2008. The officer noticed that this is the second time Brown had been arrested and charged with criminal trespass at the same location.
• On April 17 a damage to property complaint was filed at a Bramblewood Drive location after a woman reported that while she was sleeping she was awakened by the noise generated by a large rock thrown through her bedroom window. The woman said she suspects her estranged husband, whom she received a temporary protective order against, may have thrown the rock.
• On April 12 a simple assault complaint was reported at a Green Meadows Drive location when a woman reported that two girls had been walking back and forth in front of the residence “talking junk” to the complaint’s two daughters. Eventually, a fight broke out between the four females after one of the females allegedly “disrespected” the complainant.
• On April 18 two juveniles were arrested and charged with criminal trespass after officers responded to a complaint that four juveniles had entered a rental house. Reports state that an officer located the house and that three juveniles fled the area and ran into the woods. One juvenile was detained at the scene and another was later detained near the woods. A small amount of suspected marijuana was located in the house.
Morgan County Sheriff’s Office.
• On April 19 a trespass complaint was filed at a West Dixie Highway, Rutledge, location after a man reported that while he was on property he used for recreational purposes, he found a man’s wallet.
The complainant said that last summer someone had broken into several campers on the property and that a few days ago he had chased off a man to whom the wallet belonged.
• On April 16 a financial transaction card fraud complaint was filed at a Double Bridges Road location after a woman reported that she noticed her checking account was overdrawn by $895.
The woman said when she checked her statement she noticed that someone had made several charges at Wal-Mart stores and Kroger stores in Mississippi.
• On April 16 a criminal damage to property complaint was filed at Waters Edge Drive, Buckhead location after a man reported that after he had a flat tire on his 2004 BMW he left to get a can of fix-a-flat but when he returned he noticed that someone had removed all four wheels, had broken a tail light and break light and removed a 50 pack CD case, a 24k necklace, a 24k gold bracelet, a checkbook and $30 in cash.
• On April 15 a suspicious activity report was filed at a Rivers End location after a woman said she noticed that someone had torn up landscapes in the subdivision.
• On April 15 James McClennon Nail, 17, Madison, was arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance on school property and prescription drugs not in the proper container after a deputy reportedly observed Nail and another student at Morgan County High School “acting suspicious.”
When the deputy approached, reports state, the deputy allegedly located five different types of prescribed medicines in Nail’s hand.
• On April 15 a financial transaction card theft complaint was filed at a Madison location after a woman reported that while she was in Toledo, Ohio, someone used her debit card approximately 13 times without her permission. Charges are more than $700.
• On April 13 a financial transaction card fraud complaint was filed at a Cochran Road location after a man reported that someone had taken legal documents from his house. The man said as he was checking his files he located a credit card bill for a card in his name. The man said he has no knowledge of the account.
• On April 12 Joshua Johan Robinson, 29, Madison, was arrested and charged with failure to report an accident with damage, fleeing or attempting to elude officers, reckless driving, obstruction of an officer and DUI after a man on Cochran Road called authorities regarding a person driving a Dodge Stratus striking and damaging a fence at Cochran Road. The man reported that the driver of the vehicle was Robinson and the man also identified a passenger in the vehicle. Reports state that the man said both the driver and the passenger appeared to be intoxicated and left the scene when the man began calling Morgan County 911. Reports state that a deputy later observed Robinson driving a silver Stratus onto Turner Road. When the deputy attempted to perform a traffic stop the vehicle drove behind a house and Robinson allegedly fled. The passenger got out of the car and sat on some steps with an open beer can. After a perimeter was established around the area, reports state Robinson was located, arrested and charged.
• On April 11 Calvin Boswell, 52, Madison, was arrested and charged with battery and cruelty to children after he allegedly struck a woman in the head with an ashtray in the presence of five children.
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