Madison Police Department
On August 2 Lamar Johenkins, 26, Madison; Brionna Renise Murray, 23, Madison; Tamia Ventricle Wooten, 29, Madison and Shronica Sade Weaver, 23, Madison were all arrested and charge with possession of marijuana, less than an ounce. According to reports, officers responded to Johenkins Bell Circle residence to serve an arrest warrant. Reports state that when an officer knocked on the door, Johenkins allegedly answered and an officer noticed the “strong odor of burning marijuana” coming from the house. The officer entered and a second officer corroborated the smell. The three females were sitting on a couch and denied knowledge about marijuana. The officer alleged that he observed a small amount of suspected marijuana on a kitchen table and on the floor.
On August 7 a prank phone call complaint was filed at a Vine Street residence. According to reports, a man said his supervisor at Georgia Pacific had been contacted and told the supervisor that the complainant needed to come home because his home had been “shot up.” Records indicate that on Sunday officers responded to the complainant’s residence on three different occasions, all in response to false claims of domestic abuse claims. One call at 12:49 a.m. said he was a neighbor and there was a domestic dispute going on at the residence. This turned out to be false, as well as the call that alleged that the complainant was throwing out a woman’s belongings and that he was pulling a woman’s hair.
On August 6 Stephen Taylor Hardeman, 25, Greensboro was arrested and charged with DUI. According to reports, officers were called to Wal Mart, Eatonton Road after customers had complained about a man in the parking lot asking for money. When an officer arrived they observed Hardeman near a grey Honda Civic. Reports state that Hardeman’s speech was slowed and slurred. An officer obtained a video tape allegedly showing Hardeman driving the Honda to the Wal Mart parking lot. Initially Hardeman told the officer a friend had driven the vehicle to the store.
On August 5 Shena Maria Robinson, 29, Charleston was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, driving while license suspended and speeding. According to reports, an officer stopped Robinson for allegedly driving 94 mph on Interstate 20. Consequent to the stop the officer learned that Robinson’s license had been suspended for failure to appear. He also observed a green leafy substance on the front seat of the vehicle. The officer also noted that a 3-year–old child was in a car seat in the vehicle. The child was transported to the lobby of the Morgan County Detention Center and was left with a representative of The Morgan County Department of Family and Children’s Services until a relative could come to the detention center to pick up the child.
On July 31 a burglary complaint was filed at a Thomason Street residence. According to reports, a man said he dropped off items into a house during a move. The man said when he returned someone had pushed open a kitchen window and rifled through the items in the house.
On July 31 Lamar Johenkins, 26, Madison was arrested and charged with aggravated battery and interference with a business. According to reports, a 47–year–old man said Johenkins approached him in the Sunflower Convenience Store, Eatonton Road, and accused the complainant of calling the police on Johenkins in relation to a fight that had occurred at Johenkins Bell Circle residence. The man said Johenkins approached him and said “you’re the one who called the police on me last weekend” and punched the man in the face. Video surveillance shows Johenkins approach the man while he is scratching a lottery ticket, speaking to the man and then punching him in the face. The man fell and Johenkins allegedly continued to punch the man in the head.
On July 30 a simple assault complaint was filed at EZ Bottle Shop, West Washington Street. According to reports, a woman alleged that a man, who is part of a clan feuding with her family, approached her and before she could speak with the man he allegedly struck her in her sternum with the back of his hand.
On July 29 a theft of lost property complaint was filed at Super 8 Motel, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a woman said after she and her boyfriend were evicted from a room for smoking in the room, she could not locate her cell phone. The woman said the last time she saw the phone she was in the room.
Morgan County Sheriff’s Office
On August 6 a trespass notice was served at Hard Labor Creek State Park beach area. According to reports, rangers were called to the beach area after three juveniles allegedly unlocked paddle boats from a dock and rode the boats in the lake. Rangers observed the juveniles on the boats when they arrived. Several juveniles and the mother of one of the juveniles were served trespass notices to not return to the park.
On August 6 Eyni Cruz Roa, 33, Marietta was arrested and charged with DUI, speeding, open container and endangering a child under 14–years–old while DUI. According to reports, Roa was stopped by a Morgan County Sheriff’s Office deputy while allegedly speeding in the eastbound lane of Interstate 20 at 4 a.m. Consequent to the stop, reports state, the deputy allegedly observed an open beer container in the vehicle and a 10–year–old juvenile male sitting in the front seat. The child was taken to the sheriff’s office and held until a relative came to pick up the child.
On August 6 a pointing a gun at another complaint was filed at a Pine Tree Circle residence. According to reports, a man reported that a man drove a red truck past his trailer at approximately 8 a.m. The truck was playing loud music, the man said. The complainant said his children and pregnant wife were sleeping and he stepped outside and yelled at the driver to turn the music down. The complainant said the driver then came back to his residence and walked to the door. The man said he retrieved a BB gun, pistol and knife from the residence and showed the man the pistol. The man told a deputy that he allegedly observed the complainant writing down the tag number of the truck and he returned to question why the complainant had written the tag number. He said he walked away from the residence to stem any further confrontations.
On August 5 Jerry George Stapp, 54, Buckhead was arrested and charged with battery. According to reports, a woman at a Holstein Road residence alleged that during an altercation Stapp placed a shovel to her throat and threatened to kill her. Reports state that Stapp said he was attempting to have a yard sale and that the woman was intoxicated and thwarting the process. The woman initially alleged that Stapp had punched her twice in the face but then changed to say he had pushed her and then placed the shovel against her throat.
On August 4 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Little River Road location. According to reports, a couple reported that an electronic gate opener on the entrance gate and a door knob on the residence had been tampered with. According to reports, a deputy observed screws removed from the gate box and that the door knob was loose.
On August 4 a battery complaint was filed at an Athens Highway residence. According to reports, a woman said she had ended a relationship with a man on June 14 and since then she has slowly been attempting to gather her possessions from the Athens Highway residence. The complainant said on August 3 she went to the residence and found that her remaining belongings were on the porch and in a separate room. She said when she was attempting to pack the items up, her former boyfriend confronted her and grabbed her arms and held her over some of the items before dropping her into the items. The woman alleged that this was the third time the ex–boyfriend had attacked her, including an allegation that the day of the breakup he destroyed her belongings in her bedroom.
On August 4 a theft of livestock complaint was filed at a Beaver Dam Road residence. According to reports, a woman said that when she returned home at 9:45 p.m. she noticed that someone had taken two rabbits and their cage off her front porch. The rabbits are described as a white Dutch male rabbit with black spots and a black line under his cheek and a white Dutch female rabbit with dark spots. The complainant estimated the value of the rabbits at $40 and the cage at $30. The complainant said she suspects a white male who was driving a green lawn mower near her residence when she left the residence at 4:30 p.m.
On August 3 a criminal damage to property complaint was filed at a Sevens Islands Road residence. According to reports, a woman said while her son was riding with a woman in the complainant’s car, a fight erupted and the son broke a window in the vehicle.
The complainant said she had attempted to force the son to pay for the damages but he refused. Both the complainant and the woman driving the car said the son was drunk at the time of the incident. The son agreed that he had broken the window but he refused to pay for the repairs.
On August 3 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Sugar Creek Church Road residence. According to reports, a man alleged that a woman had taken his black Samsung Galaxy cell phone on Saturday, July 29.
On August 3 an animal complaint was filed at a Bostwick Road residence. According to reports, a man said when he arrived home he observed three dogs chasing chickens in his back yard. The man said one dog was big and brown, a second dog was short and black and the third was white with polka dots. He said he chased two of the dogs away but he had to shoot the white dog with buckshot to run him off. The man said three chickens were killed. They were an Albany Chicken valued at $150, a Hammer Hatch Hen valued at $250 and a Red Fox Grey chicken valued at $150.
On August 3 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Hays Street residence. According to reports, a man said someone took a new mailbox and treated wood pole. The items are valued at $50.
On August 2 a reckless conduct complaint was filed at a Morgan Drive, Buckhead residence. According to reports, a woman said she heard a noise “like a firecracker” outside her residence and then a piece of her ceiling blew out. She said she went to inspect the ceiling and she heard the sound again and a second piece of ceiling fell. She collected a silver, large caliber bullet off the floor from the second shot. A deputy said he recovered a similar bullet on top of a kitchen counter. At 9 p.m. that night a man called deputies and reported that he had shot an antique .45 to .75 caliber rifle that day in the air toward the complainant’s house while he was test firing a rifle. The man took responsibility for the damages to the complainant’s ceiling and said he would make arrangements to pay for any repairs.
On August 2 a terroristic threats complaint was filed at a Briar Creek Road residence. According to reports, a man said a white Chevrolet pickup truck followed him and attempted to block him on Briar Creek Road. The complainant said he recognized the driver of the truck and that at one point the driver exited his truck with a hatchet in his hand.
The complainant said he drove away and stopped at Sugar Creek Baptist Church where there where people gathered.
The complainants said the man in the Chevrolet followed him to the church and told him he had been instructed by a residence on Briar Creek Road to keep the complainant off that road.
On August 1 a burglary complaint was filed at a Fairplay Road residence. According to reports, a woman said someone had removed a padlock to a building she and her boyfriend lived in located behind her mother’s residence. The woman said a HP Laptop computer, Roku smart TV, Playstation 4 Pro, two playstation controllers and several games were missing. Total value of the items is more than $1,700. The woman called her uncle inquiring about her property and the uncle denied taking the items but did state that he sent an unnamed woman to the house to leave cigarettes for the complainant’s mother. The uncle would not tell the complainant the woman’s name, however, and promised that he would retrieve the items and give them back.
On August 1 Demaurye Zyshawn Heard, 19 Madison was arrested and charged with interference with government property. According to reports, Heard was arrested while at the Morgan County Detention Center.
On July 31 a criminal damage to property complaint was filed at a Pine Tree Circle residence. According to reports, a man alleged that when he went to his former girlfriend’s house to collect a truck he had let her drive for the past two years, he observed that all four tires had been cut, the interior had been slashed with a knife and there was no gas in the gas tank. An officer questioned the former girlfriend who said she had no knowledge of the damage because she had been working at Wal Mart all day.