Madison Police Department
On July 31 a counterfeit bills complaint was filed at Waffle House, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an employee said a white male, approximately 5’8” with sandy blonde hair, tan shorts and a black shirt and a white female, approximately 5’4”, long hair, black pants and black shirt left two counterfeit $20 bills on the table in booth 21 as payment for their food. The pair left the restaurant driving north on U.S. 441 in a black Cadillac CTS.
On July 27 a warrant for battery was issued against Terence Cedric Abrams, 33, Eatonton. According to reports,officers responded to Bard Manufacturing after a complaint regarding an employee was issued. Reports state that Abrams allegedly struck a fellow employee in the mouth and threw items at the employee. He was ordered to leave the plant and complied. The victim told officers that she was talking to a different employee when Abrams became enraged.
On July 25 a disorderly conduct complaint was filed at Chick Fil A, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a woman alleged that an employee cursed at her in front of her children after she ran over an orange cone directing traffic at the drive–through. The woman said she expected an apology from the employee. The employee said he did confront the woman regarding running over the cone but that it was the woman that cursed at him several times in front of her children. The employee said he expected an apology from the woman.
On July 25 a shoplifting complaint was filed at Wal Mart, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an asset protection employee was contacted by an asset protection employee at a Covington Wal Mart and was told that the Covington store had detained and had authorities to arrest Rasheema Lavern Neely, 26, Hephzibah, Ga. for shoplifting. Reports state that following her arrest, Covington authorities located 13 printer cartridges valued at more than $1,000 in Neely’s vehicle that had been taken from the Madison Wal Mart.
Morgan County Sheriff’s Office
On July 31 a harassing communication complaint was filed at a Little River Road residence. According to reports, a woman reported that she had been receiving text messages and photos from men. Reports state that the woman said she may have placed her number on a Craigslist dating site. She said she was receiving text messages at odd hours and had received three photos from men attempting to contact her.
On July 29 an information report was filed at a Fairplay Street, Rutledge residence. According to reports, a man said he received a knock on his door and when he opened the door a man known to him as “Fat Daddy” was standing at the door. The complainant said “Fat Daddy” produced a silver pistol and showed it to the man but did not point the pistol at the complainant. The man said “Fat Daddy” accused him of “talking junk.” “If you continue to talk junk about me, this is how I handle it,” “Fat Daddy” allegedly said while holding the pistol. The complainant said he offered to resolve whatever differences he had with “fat daddy” through a conventional fight but “fat daddy” demurred. “ ‘Fat Daddy’ then made the comment that he does not fight and looked at the pistol and said this is how I handle it,” reports state.
On July 25 Heath Austin Allen, 41, Athens was arrested and charged with driving while license suspended and speeding. According to reports, Allen was stopped by a Morgan County deputy on Athens Highway for allegedly driving 70 mph in a 55 mph zone. Consequent to the traffic stop, the deputy learned that Allen’s license had been suspended on February 27, 2017.
On July 25 Yolanda Rene Wells, 27, Lawrenceville, was arrested and charged with driving while license suspended and speeding. According to reports, a Morgan County deputy stopped a vehicle driven by Wells for allegedly driving 70 mph in a 55 mph zone on Eatonton Highway. Consequent to the stop the deputy learned that Wells’ license had been suspended for failure to appear.
On July 25 a threats complaint was filed at a Newborn Road residence. According to reports, a man said approximately three weeks ago a gold or tan vehicle pulled alongside him as he was walking to work on Atlanta Highway. The man said the black female driving the vehicle inquired if he needed a ride. The complainant said he told the woman he did not need a ride. The complainant said the woman was “very persistent” about giving him a ride and the man eventually told the woman to “go away and leave him alone.” The woman allegedly became upset and the complainant said they exchanged “words… with unpleasant tone.” The man then went to work at the Dollar General Store. On July 23 the woman came into the store and confronted the man a second time and demanded an apology or, she said, her male friend would extract an apology physically. The complainant said when he left the store he was confronted by the woman’s male friend who told him he would beat him up if he didn’t apologize. The complainant said the told the man “he was not afraid of him and would not back down to him.” The complainant said the man followed him in a vehicle as he was walking on Atlanta Highway but eventually drove away.
On July 25 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at the Rutledge Fire Station, Fairplay Street. According to reports, a man said he observed three white males and a white female walking around a swing set area of the city park before they crossed the street and walked to a storage facility. The complainant said he walked to the storage facility and two of the men saw him and fled. The complainant said he found several plastic bags full of items near the storage facility. The bags contained, in part, one stuffed green frog holding a red heart, two large rubber boat–tubing and several inflatable rafts.