On April 24, a theft of service complaint was filed at Town 220 Restaurant, East Washington Street. According to reports, an employee said at approximately 8:30 p.m. a party of five left the restaurant without paying a $37 tab.
On April 15, an interference with the business of another complaint was filed at Love’s Truck Stop, Monticello Road. According to reports, a manager at the truck stop told an officer that an employee’s husband had been calling the store repeatedly asking to speak to his wife. The manager said he spoke with the man and the man alleged that the business was affecting his marriage, both because his wife worked at the store and also because he alleged the store was facilitating an affair. The manager said he told the man to come into the store to talk about it and the man entered the store, jumped on the counter and knocked over several items on the counter, including a sneeze guard. The items and sneeze guard were allegedly knocked off in “an aggressive manner” reports state. The man also called the manager a disparaging name. The man’s wife alleged that the man had been caught for the third time using drugs and she was “tired of dealing with it.” While the officer was investigating the complaint, the man called the store “non stop.” The store elected not to press charges.
On April 14, a financial transaction card fraud complaint was filed at a Williams Street residence. According to reports, a man said he had asked his house cleaner to purchase an item for him using his debit card from Amazon. The man said a few days later, the house cleaner called him and apologized for using his debit card to make other purchases and said she wanted to return his money. The man said he declined the offer and told the woman that she did not have his permission to purchase more than $1,400 of items using his card. The man said he told the woman not to return.
On April 30, Lakashia Rena Willis, 24, Madison, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and obstructing law enforcement. According to reports, an officer was dispatched to the Red Roof Inn at 6:54 p.m. regarding a disturbance. Reports state that a Red Roof employee said a guest had complained after the guest’s son had banged on the walls because Willis’ music was too loud. The first guest alleged that Willis came to her door and was banging on the door and screaming profanities at her. The employee spoke with Willis and Willis allegedly later came to the lobby, cursed at the employee and shot her a bird. An officer spoke with Willis and told her that management had agreed to let her stay if she could show others respect. The officer left but had to return because Willis was allegedly walking up and down the hallway screaming expletives. The officers made contact with Willis in her room and Willis refused to come out. Reports state that after a brief struggle, Willis was placed in handcuffs. She allegedly continued to struggle with officers down the hall and through the lobby of the motel. She continued to scream profanities, reports state. Before she was transported to the Morgan County Detention Center, the Red Roof employee informed Willis that she was no longer welcome at the Red Roof Inn.
On April 23, an aggravated assault complaint was filed at a Micha Way residence. According to reports, a 15-year-old girl alleged that after she told her mother that she did not want to go to the mother’s boyfriend’s house while the mom went to a relative’s house, the pair engaged in an argument. Reports state that the 15-year-old allegedly swung at her mother and the mother grabbed her daughter by the hair and pinned her to the bed, got on top of her, pulled a braid out of her head and choked her for approximately seven minutes. The mother then allegedly asked the daughter for her house key and cell phone and told her to leave the house. An officer called Morgan Department of Family and Children to investigate the incident and noted that there were three other open cases with DFCS with the mother and daughter.