On May 2, Susan Dunbar Ivey, Bishop, was arrested and charged with shoplifting, possession of drug paraphernalia, unregistered vehicle and possession of methamphetamine. According to reports, an officer was dispatched to Ingles, Eatonton Road, at 7:55 p.m. regarding a shoplifting complaint. The officer was advised that a white female in a white GMC Yukon had left the parking lot after allegedly shoplifting. The officer was not able make contact with the vehicle, but a Morgan County Sheriff’s Office deputy stopped the vehicle near the intersection of U.S. 441 and Greensboro Highway. Officers found two packages of croissants, one 10-count and one mini-package, valued at $8.60 that were allegedly shoplifted from Ingles. The items were returned to Ingles. After Ivey was detained, she told officers she had a glass pipe in her pants pocket. The pipe, reports state, had suspected methamphetamine residue in the bowl.

On May 1, a violating family violence order complaint was filed at Walmart, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a woman told officers a man with whom she as a temporary protective order against was in Walmart. As she was walking in, she said, the man was walking out. The woman pointed out the vehicle the man walked to and the man remained at the scene. The man told officers that he had walked outside to get his debit card, saw the woman and told his girlfriend but the girlfriend told him to bring his financial card inside so she could pay for the items. The man said he has run into the woman multiple times at various stores in the area after he arrived at the stores first.

On May 6, an information report was filed at a South Main Street location. According to reports, a man said he was traveling north on South Main Street when he passed two city of Madison workers weed eating on the side of the road. The man alleged that a rock from the worker’s weed eaters struck his red 2007 Chevy Silverado in the rear passenger window. The man said the glass was shattered.

On May 6, a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Micha Way residence. According to reports, a man said he lost his car keys and then his 2020 Chevrolet Malibu. The man said the vehicle was stolen between 7 p.m. on May 5 and 6:30 a.m. on May 6. The man suggested that whoever found his car keys “came back later for my car.”

On May 8, a burglary complaint was filed at a Micha Way residence. According to reports, a man said while he was house sitting, he noticed someone had kicked open a back door of the residence and apparently left from the front door. The man said he came to the residence at 6:15 a.m. to feed the family’s cat and noticed the back door had been forced open. An officer attempted to contact the family to determine if anything was missing but was unsuccessful.

On May 7, a harassing phone call complaint was filed at an East Washington Street residence. According to reports, a woman said she had received threatening phone calls from a woman who is demanding custody of two children. The complainant said more than 10 years ago she received full custody of the children from their mother. The complainant said the woman calling is the children’s maternal grandmother who has threatened “physical harm if she did not have her way.”

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