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On July 8 Jason Jamal Connell, 33, Madison was arrested and charged with DUI and driving while license suspended or revoked. According to reports, Connell was taken from his East Jefferson Street apartment and arrested after officers had investigated claims by a female juvenile who alleged she had jumped out of a vehicle driven by Connell on West Jefferson Street after Connelll had threatened her. Connell told officers he had driven the female to two different locations so she could purchase minutes for her phone. When an officer arrived at the apartment, he noted he smelled alcohol coming from Connell. Connell alleged that it had been the juvenile that had been the aggressor in the confrontation.

On July 6 a runaway juvenile complaint was filed at a Budget Inn motel room, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a woman said that at approximately 10:30 p.m. her juvenile daughter left the room to get some ice. The woman said the female never returned but that while she was searching the property she observed the juvenile with a 16–year–old male. The pair fled when the woman approached. The female is described as 5’4”, 120 pounds with hair sticking straight up four to six inches. She was wearing a blue and white jacket and black tights with the word “love” written on the tights.

On July 3 an entering auto complaint was filed at Madison Fitness Center, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a woman said that she arrived at the facility at 5 a.m. and was told later by a customer that the window to her vehicle had been shattered. The woman said a purse containing cash and credit cards had been removed from the locked vehicle.

On July 4 Calvin Charles Wade, 34, Madison was arrested and charged with aggravated assault. According to reports, a  woman alleged that Wade entered her Penor Street residence and walked into the kitchen. The woman said Wade was allegedly intoxicated and began throwing things around the kitchen.  Wade allegedly threw a fork at a 78–year–old woman sitting in the kitchen and punctured her in the leg. The woman requested and ambulance to tend to the puncture wounds. Wade was located sitting under a carport at a Meadow Ridge Drive residence.

On July 4 Antoine Damon Wright, 32, Atlanta was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct. According to reports, officers were dispatched to a fight complaint at a Bramblewood Drive residence. When they arrived, they observed two males fighting on the front porch of the residence with persons around them yelling. The officers separated the combatants and one combatant was led from the scene peacefully. Reports allege that Wright refused officers commands and would not walk off the porch. Several officers carried Wright off the porch and into a patrol car. Wright refused to talk to officers regarding the incident.

On July 3 a battery and cruelty to children complaint was filed at a Concord Lane residence. According to reports, a woman said a female acquaintance arrived at her residence with the complainant’s boyfriend. The complainant said when she opened the door and asked the two why they were there, the female accused the complainant of telling other people that the female was “crazy” and began to beat her. The complainant said the attack was performed in front of her 3–year–old child. The attack was captured on a cell phone video camera and the video was shared with officers.

On July 3 Darrell Pierre Hampton, 26, Little Rock, Ark. was arrested and charged with financial identity fraud. According to reports, officers were called to the Bank of Madison, Eatonton Road in regards to a man attempting to cash a check. When they arrived they allegedly observed Hampton arguing with a teller at the bank. Reports state that Hampton told the teller he was attempting to cash a $1,780.41 check from Fairview Market. The teller called the business and was told that Hampton was neither an employee or vender of the business. Hampton was then arrested and charged with forgery.

On July 2 a theft by taking complaint was filed at Madison Auto Center, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a man said someone removed the tire and rim from a rental car on the property.

On July 1  a burglary complaint was filed at a Burney Street residence. According to reports, a man said someone entered his residence and removed a 10 mm Glock handgun from a cabinet in the residence. The weapon is valued at $650.

On July 1 a criminal damage to property complaint was filed at a Bell Circle residence. According to reports, a woman  reported that when she arrived home from work, she noticed that the front window was slightly open. The woman also said the front latch on the window will not latch. She walked inside the residence and noticed that a back bedroom window pane was broken and the window was slightly open. Nothing appeared to be missing from the residence, she said.

On July 1 Tayla Nicole Stewart, 27, Augusta was arrested and charged with DUI, speeding and possession of marijuana. According to reports, Stewart was stopped for alleged speeding on Interstate 20 at 3:47 a.m. Consequent to the stop, reports state, an officer allegedly found two marijuana cigarettes and a bag of suspected marijuana in the 1997 Crown Victoria Stewart was driving in the eastbound lane.

On June 30 a fraud complaint was filed at Suntrust Bank, Hancock Street. According to reports, a 71–year–old man reported that he had been in internet correspondence with a woman named “Mercy O’Dai” for the past six months who told him she had moved to India from New Jersey. During the course of the correspondence, the man said, he purchased the woman a cell phone and a tablet computer as gifts and also gave her his personal and banking information. The man said he was contacted by a bank in Homosass, Fla. regarding someone using his personal information to open an online banking account.

On July 7 a criminal damage to property complaint was filed at Lowes, Eatonton Road.According to reports, a man said that he left his truck and trailer in the parking lot and when he returned approximately 30 minutes later he attempted to drive the truck and trailer from the store and the trailer became loose from the truck. The man said he investigated and observed that someone had taken a pin from the trailer hitch ball that secured the hitch onto the truck.

On July 7 a burglary complaint was filed at a Carmichael Drive residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that someone entered her residence through an unlocked kitchen door and removed a silver iPad mini and a pair of Beats headphones. The items are valued at $550.

On July 8 a runaway juvenile complaint was filed at a Commerce Street residence. According to reports, a woman said her juvenile son had left the house at 1 p.m. and despite sporadic text messages, had not come home. Officers were able to locate the juvenile at Wal Mart and transported him home. A few hours later officers were called back to the house because the juvenile had allegedly been striking himself and ran into the woods. Officers located the juvenile in the woods and he was taken to Morgan Memorial Hospital and turned over to medical staff.

On July 9 an aggravated assault complaint was filed at a Morgan Circle location. According to reports, two men told officers that while they were at the location to visit several women, a disturbance erupted between the complainants and several other juvenile males and one of the juvenile males produced a weapon and shot out the complainants back windshield.

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On July 7 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Bostwick Road residence. According to reports,a woman said she put her cell phone down during a family function as everyone gathered to pray. After the prayer and after she fixed a plate, she came back to retrieve her phone but it was missing. The woman said she looked for the phone but could not find it so she made an announcement for adults to check and see if a child had picked up the phone. The phone still did not turn up but the woman said she found her phone cover at the front of the property. She also used an application to determine that the phone was somewhere near Speed Lane and Georgia Highway 83 but could not pin point the location.

On July 6 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Seven Islands Road residence. According to reports, a woman said that items she sales during weekend yard sales were being stored in the bed of a disabled truck and the cab of a second disabled truck on her property. She said those items, including a wheel and tire combination, plumbing tools, wrenches, a black plastic bag full of toys, a black plastic bag full of glassware and several jacks. At the end of the woman’s driveway a deputy found the tire, wheel combination, two toy dolls and a bag with glassware.

On July 5 a dog bite complaint was filed at a Teal Court residence. According to reports, a man said a pack of dogs came from his neighbor’s house and one of the dogs attacked his dog. The man directed a deputy to his back yard where he observed a yellow dog with puncture marks in its back left leg. The leg appeared to be broken, as well, reports state.

On July 5 a suspicious person complaint was filed at a Seven Islands Road residence. According to reports, a woman stated that at 4 a.m. as she was going to the bathroom she looked out the window and saw a short, black male who walked bent over walking through her back yard. The woman said at 6:45 a.m. she observed that her dog was laying deceased next to its dog house. The woman said the dog was 11–years–old and a veterinarian had told her that the dog had a weak heart.

On July 5 a simple assault, terroristic threats and cruelty to children complaint was filed at a Beaver Dam Road residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that two female relatives of her’s came to her residence and one of the women pushed her down and slapped her face. The same woman allegedly grabbed a yard light and whacked the complainant on the head and face. The second woman allegedly threatened to “burn your (expletive) house down.” The complainant said her 5–year–old son was present and one of the women told him “get on before I splatter you and your momma’s brains all over the ground.” The women had left by the time the deputy arrived. He noted that he did not observe any physical cuts, bruising or swelling on the complainant.

On July 6 a simple assault and battery complaint was filed at a Prospect Road , Rutledge residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that her 55–year–old daughter came to her residence and dumped the contents of her purse out and took cigarettes and told her mother that was ‘no smoking in jail and you’re in jail now. The complainant also alleged that the daughter slapped her face as she was laying in bed.

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