Madison Police Department
On August 9 a larceny complaint was filed at a Veranda Park Drive location after a man reported that someone entered his unsecured garage and took two mountain bikes. One bike was a red Trek valued at $375 and the other was an orange, ladies’ mountain bike valued at $150.
On August 9 a burglary complaint was filed at a Mapp Street location after a man reported that when he arrived home he noticed two chrome 24-inch rims sitting near his carport and a pair of Nike Air Jordan shoes sitting on top of a trash can near the rims. Reports state that entry was gained into the residence through an exterior door window. An officer observed a third chrome rim near the entry point door and a fourth rim was located near a rear window. Reports state that the officer believed that the victim surprised the suspect or suspects when he arrived home and that they had fled out a rear window.
On August 5 a larceny from auto complaint was filed at a Lake View Circle location after a man reported that someone entered two unsecured vehicles at the residence and removed several items. The complainant said a black Sirus radio and check book were removed from his Nissan Pathfinder and a purse containing driver’s license, debit and credit card and insurance card were removed from his wife’s Volkswagen Jetta. The purse was later located at a Harris Street location minus the debit and credit cards.
On August 9 Elizabeth Ann Stone, 44, Madison, was arrested and charged with shoplifting. According to reports, Stone allegedly attempted to leave Ingles grocery store with more than $100 worth of items without paying for the items. Reports state that when she was confronted by a manager, she fled north from the store. Reports state that an officer located her lying in the woods behind O’Reilly’s Auto Parts store.
On August 5 a larceny from auto complaint was filed at a Belmont Street location after a woman reported that someone had removed a Garmin GPS from her unlocked Chevrolet Tahoe.
On August 5 a larceny from auto complaint was filed at a Harris Street residence after a man reported that someone had entered his unlocked Ford truck and removed an Olympus digital camera and a pair of prescription glasses.
On August 5 a larceny from auto complaint was filed at an East Washington Street location after a man reported that someone had entered his unlocked Town and Country van and removed a Garmin GPS unit.
On August 5 a larceny from auto complaint was filed at a Lakeview Drive location after a man reported that someone had entered his unlocked Saab and removed a silver Garmin GPS unit.
Morgan County Sheriff’s Office
On August 11 a damage to property complaint was filed at a Shakerag Road location. According to reports, a man said that a bull had broken two of his fences and then engaged in a fight with the complainant’s bull. Reports state that the complainant was able to get a clear shot on the intruding bull and killed the bull with his firearm. The complainant estimated damage to the fence at $800.
On August 11 a trespass complaint was filed at a Sugar Creek Church Road location after a man reported that a young white male was continually walking through his yard and that on August 11 the male stopped and urinated in the complainant’s yard. A deputy made contact with the teen and his mother and were given assurances that the teen would not walk in or urinate in the complainant’s yard again.
On August 11 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Walker Road location. According to reports, a man stated that someone had stolen two pigs from a pig pen. Reports state that a deputy observed two trails where at least two people had walked to the pen from an adjoining field. Another man arrived and told deputies that he had heard two gunshots at the location the previous day at 6 p.m. The deputy then observed blood-splattered ground 15 yards from the pen where the pigs appeared to have been killed. The deputy was able to find the party responsible and was told that renumeration for the pigs would be made.
On August 11 a battery complaint was filed at a Mount Zion Road, Buckhead, location. According to reports, a woman told deputies that she and her husband had spent the day drinking beer on the lake. The woman said as she was making dinner she and her husband began to argue but she could not recall what the argument concerned. The woman said her husband threw a plate of food at her and then pulled her to the ground. During the struggle, reports state, the couple’s 10-year-old daughter allegedly hit the husband on the back with a belt. The two separated and the man left the residence. Reports state that the woman demanded the man be arrested immediately and became enraged when told that the man was no longer at the residence and his location was unknown.
On August 7 Robert Housser, 18, Jonathan Henson, 20, Jacob McCalister, 17, and Christopher Henson, 17, were all arrested and charged with loitering. According to reports, a deputy was called to the Buckhead City Park at 11:55 p.m. and was told that four subjects were in the park and then had walked to a residential property, knocked on the door and fled. The deputy located Henson at the area but he denied knowledge of the incident. At 1:45 a.m. the deputy was called back to the area and allegedly observed Henson sitting in a chair at the rear of the complainant’s property. The deputy said Henson fled into a wooded area and he located the four young men attempting to conceal themselves.
On August 7 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Pine Tree Circle location after a woman reported that someone had taken her Colby electronic tablet.
On August 6 an assistance to fire and rescue report was filed at a Tree Notch Road, Buckhead location. According to reports, Bethany Fire and Rescue responded to a smoke alarm at the residence at 3:05 a.m.. When officers and fire fighters arrived they spoke with a 15-year-old male who said that the fire alarm was activated when one of his guests burned biscuits in the oven. Fire department personnel asked the male for the alarm code for the fire alarm and he told them he did not know it. The male’s grandmother, who was the listed homeowner for the house, was contacted and was told that her grandson and his seven to 10 friends did not have permission to be at the house. The grandmother told the officers that she did not wish to press charges but had contacted the boy’s father who, she said, was en route to the house. The boy’s father arrived approximately 30 minutes later and told officers he would make sure a similar incident did not happen. The boy and his guests were placed into the father’s care.
On August 6 an unruly inmate and use of force report was filed at the Morgan County Detention Center after several deputies and a Madison police officer were called to the jail regarding an inmate who refused to cut his fingernails. Reports state that the inmate had filed one long fingernail into a point. Reports state that the inmate refused commands to cut his nails and requested that officers give him an assault rifle to “deal with the insurgents.” He was eventually restrained and a nurse cut the fingernails.
On August 6 a statutory rape complaint was filed at a Wildflower Way location after a man alleged that he had text messaging evidence that his 14-year-old daughter had engaged in sex with a 17-year-old Covington man in July.
On August 5 a harassment complaint was filed at a Fairplay Road, Rutledge, location after a woman reported that her husband’s niece had allegedly drifted her Honda Civic into the complainant’s lane and then “flipped her the bird” as she passed. The complainant said she and the niece stopped their vehicles and she asked the niece if she needed assistance and the niece said she did not. The complainant said she believes the niece thought the complainant was, in fact, the complainant’s husband because she was driving the man’s truck. The complainant said there was “bad blood” between her husband and the niece over divorce several years ago.