On Aug. 26, an information report was filed at a West Jefferson Street residence. According to reports, a woman said she had been in contact with a man on Facebook Messenger regarding the woman purchasing a boat. The complainant said she sent the man a $500 deposit via Cash App and since the man received the money, he has deleted his Facebook profile and no longer answers calls or text messages.
On Aug. 25, a fraud complaint was filed at United Bank, North Main Street. According to reports, a fraud investigator with the bank said a customer’s account was defrauded six times by Amazon charges for a total of $670.68. The bank had, reports state, made several attempts to resolve the matter with Amazon but had no response.
On Aug. 21, a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Fifth Street residence. According to reports, a woman said when she woke up at 1 p.m., a man known to her was standing in her bedroom door watching her sleep. She said she told the man to get out of her apartment and he did and she locked all the doors and went to her mother’s apartment. The woman said when she returned to her apartment, she noticed a Mellow Yellow can sitting on her back porch patio and that her rear screen door bug screen had been taken down and placed in her living room. An officer made contact with the man who allegedly said he was helping a neighbor move when “they told him to go in (the complainant’s apartment) and get something from there.” The man was instructed to stay away from the apartment in the future.
On Aug. 25, an information report was filed at a Fifth Street residence. According to reports, a woman said that a juvenile was brought to her home who appeared to be lost. A woman said she located the child near the Madison Post Office. The child allegedly told the woman his mother told him to leave home and not come back. An officer took the child home and the mother said she had gotten frustrated with the child and told him to go outside.