On Jan. 9, an information report was filed at Days Inn, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an officer responded to a complaint of an unconscious male at the motel. The officer aided EMS staff into the room where they found an unconscious male. The man’s personal items, including cash, were placed in the police department evidence room for safe keeping.
On Jan. 8, an information report was filed at a Porter Street residence. According to reports, a woman said she did an inventory of her prescribed Oxycontin and came up a pill short. A caregiver at the residence told an officer she had given the woman a pill earlier that day.
On Jan. 7, Jennifer Young, 41, Madison, was arrested and charged with theft by taking and obstruction of an officer. According to reports, an employee at the Madison Flea Market, Eatonton Road, alleged that Young had taken a cell phone left in a cubicle at the establishment. Reports state that an officer observed Young and a male walking near the Flea Market and he detained both and transported them to the Flea Market. Young denied taking the phone several times and an officer reminded her that the store had video of her with the phone in her pocket. Still, she denied knowledge of the theft. The male eventually told the officer that the phone had been placed somewhere else in the store. The man retrieved the phone and gave it back to its owner. Young was then arrested.
On Jan. 1, a theft of lost or mislaid property complaint was filed at a Morgan Circle residence. According to reports, a woman said she had given her son a cell phone for Christmas and the phone was missing. The woman said she called the number and a woman answered and said that she had the number for several years and she told the woman to stop calling the number. An officer asked the woman to call the number again and this time, the woman that answered the phone told the officer she had the number for the last six years. Then, reports state, the woman told the officer to stop calling her, cursed him out and then hung up.
On Jan. 3, a theft by taking complaint was filed at Bealls, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an employee alleged that a second employee printed off clearance coupons and applied them to the sale of new merchandise. Total loss to the store is approximately $100.
On Jan. 1, an information report was filed at Exxon, Monticello Highway. According to reports, a man alleged that he stopped at the convenience store and exited his 2015 BMW to stretch his legs. The man said when he returned to the car it was gone. The store’s video surveillance showed the vehicle arrive at the store at 3:30 p.m. and a man entered the store, used the ATM machine and then bought $120 worth of lottery tickets. The man entered the store several times and eventually the man and the BMW left the area in a white flat bed tow truck. A Madison officer responded to a call from a Conyers Police Department detective regarding a stolen BMW that had pinged at a wrecker service in Conyers. The officer also learned that the BMW was allegedly involved in a hit and run incident on Interstate 20. The officer relayed all this information to the complainant who told the officer that he was not the man who had been videotaped with the vehicle and purchasing lottery tickets.
On Jan. 5, an entering auto and financial transaction card theft complaint was filed at Hill Park, Park Lane. According to reports, a man said while he was at the park, someone entered his unsecured 2010 GMC truck and removed his wallet. The man said the wallet contained a Social Security card, a driver’s license, $200 cash, a $275 check and two debit cards. The man said someone had used each debit card to make an unauthorized $504 and $304 charge.
On Jan. 3, a suspicious phone calls complaint was filed at Red Roof Inn, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a man said his wife had received a voicemail from a person purporting to be a member of the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office stating that the complainant had missed an appointment to have his DNA tested as part of his requirements for being on the Sex Offender Registry. The man said he had been in court in September and had been advised then that he had already provided a sample and didn’t need to provide another sample. The man said he was also contacted by his probation officer who advised him that he did not need to provide another sample. The man’s wife called the number back, reports state, and a person was allegedly “rude to her and telling her that this won’t be funny when (the complainant) gets arrested.”