On Nov. 28, an information report was filed at Walmart, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an 18-year-old man alleged that two groups of teenaged boys from Morgan County High School threatened him on Snapchat and other social media, including that they were going to key his car, pop his tires and kill him. On Nov. 27, the complainant said, he pulled into Walmart and was blocked by a red BMW and a green Ford truck. The complainant alleged that the boys in the vehicles were trying to start a fight but left after the complaint’s father arrived and threatened to call the police. One of the suspects told police that it was, in fact, the complainant who had made threats and had told them to show up for a showdown at Walmart. He also alleged that the complainant had mentioned a gun during the “social media drama.” An officer advised both sides to cease all communication.
On Dec. 4, a terroristic threats and acts complaint was filed at Madison Villas, Bramblewood Drive. According to reports, a woman alleged that her boyfriend went to a neighbor’s apartment to request that the neighbor inform their guests to leave a parking space for the girlfriend. The boyfriend alleged that while he was making this request, a man at the neighbor’s apartment “became irate and began yelling….” The boyfriend said a woman handed the man a handgun and the man followed the boyfriend back to the complainant’s apartment and allegedly continued to threaten the boyfriend and tried to gain entry into the apartment, all while brandishing a weapon. Witnesses told police that the boyfriend walked next door and began banging loudly on the door and demanding that the neighbor leave a parking space open for his girlfriend. They also told police that the boyfriend allegedly was “speaking loudly and aggressively and threatened to shoot up (the) place whether kids were there or not.” The initial irate man told officers that he had left his gun in his sister’s car the night previous and called her to deliver the weapon to the scene after the complainant allegedly threatened him, which she did. The weapon is a FN 5.7 mm pistol. The complainant was advised that there were no assigned parking spaces at the complex and that parking was first come, first serve.
On Dec. 2, Mandrell Adrian Love, 42, Madison, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct. According to reports, officers responded to a disturbance complaint at a Burney Street residence at 9:21 p.m. While at the residence, a man told officers that Love was “fussing and cussing at him and trying to run his house.” Reports allege that Love was “very intoxicated” while talking to officers. A woman known to Love arrived and officers told her to stay outside the residence. This order, reports state, caused Love to begin to curse at officers regarding not allowing the woman in the house. Love also allegedly refused orders to leave the house and was then arrested.
On Dec 1, Joel Scott Murray, 42, Madison, was arrested and charged with battery. According to reports, a woman alleged that Murray came to the Harris Avenue residence after allegedly drinking at another residence and grabbed her and attempted to choke her. The woman said she grabbed Murray’s neck in self defense. Murray told officers that the woman was angry because he had been out late at a friend’s house and that he had not initiated the argument.
On Dec. 30, an information report was filed at the Interstate 20 Exit 113 ramp. According to reports, officers observed an abandoned trailer on the ramp. The trailer was not locked and officers opened the trailer and it was completely empty. Officers observed significant damage to the trailer’s license plate and the trailer’s vehicle identification number had been altered. The trailer had been reported stolen by the South Fulton Police Department.
On Nov. 24, a citation for theft by shoplifting was issued to Corvette Arianna Cobb, 36, Madison. According to reports, an officer was dispatched to Walmart, Eatonton Road, regarding Cobb allegedly taking the price tag off infant wear and placing it on adult clothing and then scanning the lower price tag at the self checkout section. Reports state that when Cobb was confronted by a Walmart employee regarding the incident, she left the store and left her 14-year-old child at the store. An officer made arrangements for the child to be released to another family member.
On Nov. 29, an information report was filed at a Martin Luther King Drive residence. According to reports, a woman stated that while she was attending a relative’s funeral, someone took 50 Percocet pills from her purse.
On Nov. 29, a theft by deception complaint was filed at a South Main Street residence. According to reports, a man said he had been defrauded while attempting to buy two tickets to the SEC Championship game. The complainant said he had spoken with a man on the phone for approximately 20 minutes. The man, the complainant said, alleged that he was a Texas A&M fan who had acquired the tickets. The complainant said the man sent him a photo of the tickets and the man then sent the suspect $500 via an Apple Pay account, which he did but he never received the tickets. The complainant said he initially contacted the man from an advertisement on Craig’s List.
On Nov. 26, a theft by taking complaint was filed at a College Drive location. According to reports, a man said when he arrived at his first day at work he observed that an entire trailer full of work tools and equipment had been taken. Reports state that officers observed that the tires on the left side of the 24-foot trailer were locked when it was removed. Officers noted skid marks on College Drive, then the marks turned left on East Avenue and then right onto the Madison bypass before ending just before Bethany Road.
On Nov. 25, a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Commerce Street residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that after she engaged in an argument with a man because he had become intoxicated, the man allegedly took the woman’s phone and threw it, causing the screen to crack.
On Nov. 25, a criminal trespass complaint was filed at Cracker Barrel, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a man alleged that someone had attempted to both gain entry to his 2006 Dodge Charger and had attempted to remove parts from the vehicle while it was parked in the parking lot. Officers noted smudge prints on one of the windows of the vehicle and where someone had damaged a plastic engine guard on the vehicle.