On Dec. 18, an information report was filed at a Madison Avenue residence. According to reports, a woman said she noticed a stain on the side of her vehicle. The woman said when she attempted to clean the stain, she realized it was feces. The woman said she has no knowledge of how or way the substance was on her vehicle..
On Dec. 10, a burglary complaint was filed at a Micha Circle residence. According to reports, a woman said she left the residence at 7 p.m. to go to dinner and when she returned she noticed that the back door of the residence was open. The woman said while she was checking her residence, she noticed that her Taurus 9mm G2 weapon and a gold herringbone necklace were missing. An officer observed several pry marks on the exterior back door. The woman said the items were taken from her bedroom. The weapon is valued at $300, reports state, and the necklace is valued at $2,000.
On Dec. 28, an entering auto complaint was filed at the Morgan County Recreation Department gym, College Drive. According to reports, a woman said while she was at the gym for her child’s basketball practice at approximately 4 p.m., someone broke out the front driver’s side window of her vehicle and removed her purse. The woman said she cancelled all financial cards. However, reports state, while an officer was taking the report on the theft, the woman received notice that her American Express card had been used successfully at Walmart in Madison for charges of $504.94 and $413. Two more charges, each for $504.94, were rejected moments later.
On Dec. 7, a theft by conversion complaint was made at a Commerce Drive location. According to reports, a man alleged that he sent a CF (-10) 2% MASHUP EDITION brand baseball bat through UPS to the location for service and repairs. The man said he verified with the shipper that the bat had arrived and had been picked up on Nov. 18. The man said he tried several times to reach the business and failed. The man said he shipped the bat on Sept. 20. The complainant said he reached out to the business to have them return the bat by Oct. 21 but never had a response. The man said since Dec. 14, he had not had any response from the business. The man valued the bat at $350. Reports state that since June, five more complaints of similar nature have been filed with the Madison Police Department.
On Dec. 30, Kyle Imari Jordan, 23, Conyers, was arrested and charged with theft by shoplifting. According to reports, a Walmart employee alleged that on Dec. 18 while Jordan was working at Walmart, Eatonton Road, as a subcontractor selling phones, he allegedly took an Apple watch out of a display box and placed the watch on top of the display unit. Reports allege Jordan then placed an iPad box near the watch and then removed the iPad box. Another Walmart employee later found the iPad box and watch near the back of firewood shelves. Jordan was located in the store and confronted by an officer and denied taking anything. The series of events, reports state, was captured on the store’s video surveillance system. The watch and iPad are valued at $648.
On Dec. 30, Krystal McKenzie Cardwell, 33, Eatonton, was arrested and charged with improper use of center/turn lane and DUI. According to reports, a Madison Police Department officer at 2:30 a.m. allegedly observed a vehicle driven south on Eatonton Road by Cardwell drive through the intersection of Eatonton Road and Lions Club Road in the center turn lane. Reports state that the officer initiated a traffic stop and followed Cardwell, who allegedly remained in the turning lane, north on Eatonton Road until a traffic stop was made about a mile later. Reports state that Cardwell allegedly drove 60 mph in a 45 mph zone while the officer attempted to make the traffic stop. Consequent to the stop, reports state, an officer noted that Cardwell’s eyes were glassy and her speech was slurred. The officer noted that he learned Cardwell’s home address was Eatonton and he asked her if she was driving home and she replied that she was. The officer then, reports state, instructed her she was driving in the wrong direction and she allegedly pointed forward (north) and told the office that her home was “this way.” The officer conducted a series of roadside tests including a portable alcohol sensor test and the results on the sensor were .223. Cardwell refused further tests and was transported to the Morgan County Detention Center.
On Dec. 12, a forgery complaint was filed at the U.S. Post Office, Hancock Street. According to reports, a woman alleged that a personal check she had written and had mailed at the post office on Nov. 18 , using the outside collection boxes, had been stolen and changed. The woman said the check had originally been written to a seed company for $1,597.50 but had been altered to an individual for $7,597.50.
On Dec. 26, an information report was filed at Taco Bell, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a man alleged that he and his ex-wife had agreed to exchange their children at the Taco Bell at 11 a.m. The man said as the couple was about to exchange the children, the ex-wife drove away.
On Jan. 2, Gregory Antonio Gunn Gibbs, 52, Conyers, was arrested and charged with failure to stop at a stop sign and DUI. According to reports, Gibbs was stopped at 3:53 p.m. on Ward Road after he allegedly failed to stop for a stop sign at the intersection of Atlanta Highway and Ward Road. Consequent to the traffic stop, reports state, Gibbs allegedly had bloodshot eyes, slurred speech and smelled of alcohol. The officer conducted a series of roadside tests on Gibbs and had Gibbs blow into a portable breathalyzer. Results, reports state, were .146. Reports state after Gibbs arrest an officer allegedly located two open Bud Light beer cans, still cold to the touch, in the vehicle along with a “travel” vodka bottle in the driver’s side storage area, a cup with vodka, a mixed drink and a black grocery bag with ice and there more unopened Bud Light cans sitting on the passenger floorboard.
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