On Oct. 20, a simple assault complaint was filed at an East Washington Street residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that following an argument with her boyfriend, she followed the boyfriend outside the residence and the boyfriend tripped her in the gravel driveway causing injuries to her hand and leg. The woman alleged that the man did this in front of her 3-year-old son.
On Oct. 20, a forgery complaint was filed at Dollar General, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an employee alleged that a woman entered the store and purchased two T-shirts with a counterfeit $100 bill. The employee said she checked the veracity of the bill after the woman left the building.
On Oct. 19, a battery complaint was filed at Holiday Inn Express, Ramada Lane.♦ According to reports, a man alleged that while he was staying with a family friend at the motel and working on a construction job, he decided he did not want to work anymore and asked the friend to take him home. Reports state that the friend told the man he needed to stay and finish the job and an argument ensued. According to the complainant, the friend allegedly struck him after the complainant called the friend a “piece of .” An officer also contacted the complainant’s step-father who told the officer he was trying to arrange for someone to come and get the complainant but the complainant then said the step-father was “dead to me and means nothing to me because he will not come get me now.” When an officer told the complainant, reports state, that no charges would be filed in the incident, the complainant allegedly told the officer that “he watches YouTube and knows that we’re not doing our jobs,” the officer wrote in his statement. The complainant allegedly advised that both his attorney and a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army would be contacting the Madison Police Department regarding the incident.
On Oct. 19, a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Eatonton Road location. According to reports, a man alleged that he had rented a 26-foot U-Haul truck to a Buckhead woman. The man said the truck was supposed to be returned on Aug. 5 but the truck was still missing. The man said attempts to reach the woman had been unsuccessful. The truck is now listed as stolen, reports state.
On Oct. 17, Pledge Keeley, 61, Madison, was arrested and charged with simple assault. According to reports, officers responded to a domestic incident at a Newman Drive residence. Reports state that a woman alleged that she and Keeley had engaged in an argument regarding her coming home early from work. Reports state that when an officer arrived, Keeley appeared impaired. The woman said while she was talking to her son, Keeley allegedly took her phone and threw it into a wall. When the son arrived, reports state, Keeley alleged walked to his truck and retrieved a gun and began waving it in the air and threatened to kill both the woman and her son. The gun was located and seized.
On Oct. 14, a theft by deception complaint was filed at JDR Enterprises, North Fifth Street, Madison. According to reports, an staffing company employee alleged that an employee at JDR Enterprises had been coming to the business three to four hours before her shift and clocking in and then leaving. Reports state that this has occurred since Sept. 27 and has resulted in the employee being paid $1,474 more than she should have received. The company has made several attempts to contact the employee but had no success.
On Oct. 16, Charles Edward Reddy, 49, Boston, MA, was arrested and charged with theft by taking. According to reports, Reddy was arrested in the parking lot of the Morgan County Public Safety Center, Monticello Road, after he allegedly took a 2017 Dodge from the complex. Reports state Reddy had left the complex, taken the Dodge and then returned to get belongings from the lobby.
On Oct. 22, an entering auto complaint was filed at a Belmont Street residence. According to reports, a woman said someone had entered her unlocked vehicle and removed two debit cards and a driver’s license out of her wallet. A second woman at the residence said someone had entered her unlocked vehicle but nothing had been taken.
On Oct. 22, an entering auto complaint was filed at a Harris Street residence. According to reports, a man said someone had entered his unlocked 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and his girlfriend’s unlocked 2009 Chevrolet Silverado and removed approximately $30 in change from both vehicles and a Discover card.
On Oct. 21, an entering auto complaint was filed at a Sulgrave Drive residence. According to reports, a woman reported that someone had taken her pistol at some point in the past two weeks. The woman said that often times her vehicle is unlocked.
On Oct. 21, a harassing phone calls complaint was filed at a Hodges Avenue residence. According to reports, a teen reported that between Oct. 16 and Oct. 21 she had received inappropriate images from a man as well as inappropriate text messages of a sexual nature. The teen said she texted the person several times to cease and desist but the text messages continued. The phone number was registered to Bandwidth.com with no registered name.
On Oct. 21, a theft by taking complaint was filed at K Beauty, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a woman alleged that on Oct. 20 a woman wearing a surgical mask entered the business and paid for $19.39 worth of hair products using a counterfeit $100 bill. Investigation revealed that the bill had been produced using a $10 bill.