On Sept. 12, a found property complaint was filed at Love’s Truck Stop, Monticello Road. According to reports, a man said he found a Springfield Armory XD-9 handgun in the restaurant at the truck stop. The weapon was taken and will be stored at the Madison Police Department.
On Sept. 21, a theft complaint was filed at Pilot Truck Stop, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a woman told an officer that she had been riding in a tractor trailer truck with a man for a week. The man, the woman said, promised to take the woman to her home in Tampa, Fla. However, the woman said at 8 p.m., she went inside Pilot to use the restroom and get something to eat and when she returned to the truck parking lot, the man and the tractor-trailer truck were gone. The woman said she had left her book bag in the truck and the bag contained her birth certificate and clothes. The woman had no contact information for the man but wanted a report filed of her missing items.
On Sept. 21, a financial transaction card fraud complaint was filed at the lobby of the Madison Police Department, North Main Street. According to reports, a man said on Sept. 10 and Sept. 11 someone made fraudulent transactions using his debit card information. The man said, in total, $1,485 was taken without his permission.
On Sept. 19, a theft by shoplifting complaint was filed at Sunflower Convenience Store, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an employee said a man wearing a “Kool Aid” shirt approached the counter and attempted to pay for one beer but did not have enough money. The employee said he noticed bulges in the man’s cargo shorts and confronted the man about concealing more beers in his shorts. The employee said the man gave him one beer hidden in his pants but left the store with several more beers still inside his shorts. Surveillance video reviewed by police allegedly show the man concealing at least three beers in his shorts.
On Sept. 16, an information report was filed at Pilot Travel Center, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a man alleged that during a custody exchange, the boyfriend of his ex-wife allegedly started a verbal argument and pushed the complainant.
On Sept. 22, a theft by shoplifting complaint was filed at Dollar General, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an employee said a couple entered the store at 3:20 p.m. and the male stood watch by the cell phone case while the woman took a cell phone. The couple then left the store without paying for the phone.