On Oct. 11, an information report was filed at Hardee’s, Monticello Road. According to reports, a man said he stopped at Hardee’s and ordered a meal and paid for the meal using a Wells Fargo debit card. The complainant said after he stopped to get gas he realized he had not gotten his debit card back from the clerk at Hardee’s. The complainant said he called Hardee’s and spoke with a manager who advised him she had his debit card in her possession. The man returned and was told that the card had been shredded. The complainant was then advised by a Hardee’s employee that per company policy, credit and debit cards left at the restaurant are shredded.
On Oct. 3, Paul L. Lagree Paschal, 53, Madison, was arrested and charged with DUI. According to reports, officers responded to a domestic complaint at Morgan Medical Center where a woman alleged that Paschal had pushed her during an argument over his cell phone. The woman told police that she and Paschal had been arguing regarding a post she had made on Facebook. She also advised officers that both had been drinking. An officer observed Paschal exit a vehicle in the Morgan Medical Center parking lot and walk across a grass median. The officer stopped Paschal and asked for his license. Reports allege that Paschal “could not maintain a steady body position.” Paschal, reports state, refused to submit to a sobriety test and told the officer he “was drunk” and turned around voluntarily to be handcuffed.
On Oct. 1, a forgery in the first degree complaint was filed at Walmart, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an employee alleged that a white male with red hair wearing white and black shoes entered Walmart and used nine counterfeit $10 bills to pay for a purchase. The employee said one of the counterfeit bills had been given to a different customer before the bills were determined to be fake. The eight remaining counterfeit bills were collected by an officer.
On Oct. 7, a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Porter Street residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that someone had taken 19 hydrocodone pills designated for a patient.
On Oct. 11, an information report was filed at Madison Kidney Center, Atlanta Highway. According to reports, an employee reportedly observing a motorcycle parked by a dumpster. An officer observed the motorcycle pushed into bushes and covered with limbs that had been broken off from the bushes. The motorcycle was registered to the Tennessee Farmer’s Mutual Insurance Company. There was no license on the motorcycle. The motorcycle was towed from the property and impounded.
On Oct. 3, a theft of lost or mislaid property complaint was filed at Coach & Buggy Car Wash, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a 16-year-old male stated that he removed two fishing poles from his truck and placed them against a building while he was cleaning his truck. The teen said he left the car wash without the poles and when he returned to get the poles they were gone. A witness reported that a person driving a white pickup truck with a tool box took the poles. Officers obtained video surveillance of the truck, reports state.
On Oct. 11, a battery complaint was filed at a Pearl Street location. According to reports, officers were dispatched to the area in reference to a domestic argument. When they arrived a man said he and a woman with which he had recently had a relationship were sitting in a vehicle and he allegedly asked her if they were still a couple or not. The man said he wanted to determine their status because “he didn’t want to hold up his life if she didn’t want a relationship with him.” He said the woman then punched him twice in the face. The man said he pushed a closed fist against the woman’s chin and tried to get out of the vehicle but the woman grabbed his shirt and pulled him back into the car. The man, reports state, had a scratch on his cheek, ear and under his ear. The woman was found walking and initially refused to speak to police. Eventually she did, however, and said she alleged the man tried to choke her and she started to fight with him as she was trying to get out of her seatbelt. A pre-warrant hearing was scheduled so a judge could determine if charges should be filed.
On Oct. 10, Tori Kanesha Campbell, 24, Madison, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault and simple battery. According to reports, Campbell allegedly struck a vehicle from behind several times on Crawford Street before getting out of the vehicle and fighting the female driver. Reports allege that Campbell told officers she observed the vehicle drive by while she was sitting in her vehicle in the O’Reilly’s Auto Parts store parking lot, Eatonton Road, and recognized a man with whom she has a relationship in the vehicle with a woman, also known to her. After Campbell allegedly struck the vehicle from behind, the man exited the vehicle with a pistol but then, reports state, disarmed himself when he realized the driver was Campbell. The man told police he also removed a pistol from Campbell’s purse while the two women were fighting to insure that the pistol was not used in the fight.
On Oct. 14, a battery complaint was filed at a Hanover Drive residence. According to reports, officers were dispatched to the Pilot gas station, Eatonton Road, after a man complained of a battery incident that occurred at Hanover Drive. The complainant told officers he went to the Hanover residence to visit with friends and a male “became confrontational” and told him to leave. The complainant said he asked the man “what his problem was” and the man struck him in the mouth, dislodging teeth and making his mouth bleed. Officers spoke to the Hanover Street man who said the complainant had come to his residence too late and he told him he was not welcome. The man said he told the complainant several times to leave but the complainant refused and then allegedly approached him in an “aggressive manner” so he punched him.
On Oct. 14, three store clerks were issued summons for alcohol ordinance violation after they allegedly sold alcoholic beverages to an undercover, 16-year-old Georgia Department of Revenue agent. Reports state that Madison Police Department officers assisted the department of revenue in conducting alcohol compliance checks of businesses within the city limits of Madison. Jennifer Ann Zimmerman, 41, Eatonton, was cited at Madison Citgo, Eatonton Road. Lamonica Ebonique Ingram, 42, Athens, was cited at the Foodmart, Eatonton Road. Quanesha Lanaye Brinkley, 32, Greensboro, was cited at Walmart, Eatonton Road.
On Oct. 9, a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Pine Street residence. According to reports, a woman said after she and her husband returned from an out-of-town trip she noticed someone had attempted to enter the residence through a bathroom window. Reports state that both locks on the window had been broken. However, reports state, officers said entry apparently was not gained into the residence.
On Oct. 15, Kristy Monique Davis-Smith, 35, Social Circle, and Quisheena Nichole Grant, 35, Monroe, were both arrested and charged with shoplifting. According to reports, officers were dispatched to Walmart, Eatonton Road where an employee alleged that Davis-Smith and Grant both attempted to fill a large grey kitchen trash can filled with clothing items and dog leashes and leave the store without paying for the items. Grant was arrested in the parking lot and Davis-Smith was stopped by a Madison Police Department officer. The items were valued at $970.
On Oct. 18, a battery complaint was filed at an East Jefferson Street residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that when she attempted to halt a man from making unwanted advances on her friend, the man attacked her on the porch, tackling her over the porch railing and forcing her to the ground. The man then allegedly punched and kicked her several times and may have, reports state, used a wooden handrail to strike the woman further. The woman suffered a broken pelvis, numerous fractured ribs, a fractured orbital socket and bruises. The man has been identified but was not at the scene when officers arrived.