On April 3, a theft of lost or mislaid property, financial card fraud and financial transaction card theft were filed at Circle K, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a man said after he was asked for his identification to purchase beer, he removed a Chime credit card from his wallet and placed the wallet on the counter. The man said he then left the store and realized he did not have the wallet or card. He went back in and spoke with a cashier who said she did not know if he had left he wallet. The man said there were five males and one female behind him when he checked out and that someone had attempted to charge $500 on his Chime card at a Walmart but the charge was declined.
On March 31, a domestic complaint was filed at an East Jefferson Street residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that a man came to her residence and poured a beer on her before hitting her on the neck. An officer noted that there was a beer bottle on the floor in the dining room of the residence and beer had spilled on the floor in the dining room and kitchen areas. The officer spoke to the man who refuted the allegations but promised to stay away from the woman.
On March 30, Charles Mixon Crowe, 38, Madison, was cited with DUI drugs. According to reports, officers were told that staff at Morgan Medical Center had reported that at 7:35 a.m. Crowe was at the hospital alleging that his cell phone was trying to kill him. Crowe left the hospital, reports state, and was stopped on Fairgrounds Road after he had driven through the Walmart parking lot. Consequent to the stop, an officer noted Crowe was sweating profusely and his speech was “extremely fast paced and unarticulated.” He also allegedly told the officer he had left his home because “somebody was choking me in my sleep.” At one point in the interview, reports state, Crowe allegedly told the officer he had binged on methamphetamine for four days and then said two days. He was returned to Morgan Medical Center for treatment and was cited.
On March 30, a theft by taking complaint was filed at Deerfield Inn, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a woman alleged that her boyfriend had left the motel in her 2006 GMC Envoy at 10:30 a.m. and had not returned. The woman alleged the man took $4,800 from her jeans pocket, her cell phone and her red nose Pit Bull named “Gemini.” The complainant said the day before, the boyfriend had mentioned wanting to go to Dallas, Texas. The woman said the couple had checked in at 8:30 p.m. the previous night and she had been asleep when the man left. The vehicle, she said, has an Alabama tag and pink step sides and a pink interior. It also contained various tools and construction supplies valued at $500. The woman said she had tried calling the man but he refused to answer.
On March 27, a simple battery complaint was filed at a Micha Way location. According to reports, a 12-year-old girl told an officer that another 12-year-old girl had slapped her after the first girl went into her apartment for water. Reports state the victim was transported to Athens Regional Hospital. The second 12-year-old girl alleged to an officer that the victim had been spreading rumors regarding her interactions with a boy so she “slapped her with an open hand…”