Madison Police Department
On Sept 15 a warrant for simple battery was issued against Henrick Tyrone Reynolds, 41, Madison. According to reports, Reynolds allegedly struck a woman on the lip and face with both his head and fist. Officers were called to a Commerce Street residence to investigate a woman screaming and other loud noises coming from the residence. When they arrived, initially no one came to the door but the officers found a back door open and investigated the residence. The woman came walking up “very upset and crying.” She said Reynolds had left the area on foot.
On Sept 13 Harold Gregory Shipp, 58, Gardendale, Al. was cited for aggressive driving, failure to maintain lane and following too closely. According to reports, Morgan County Dispatch received several calls regarding a gold Chevy Suburban driving less than a car’s length away from other vehicles. Reports also said that the Suburban had a flashing yellow light as well. An officer observed the Suburban following closely behind other vehicles and swerving behind the vehicles. The officer stopped the Suburban driven by Shipp and while doing this another woman stopped behind the officer and alleged that Shipp had almost caused several accidents through the aggressive driving and she wanted to give a statement to that effect. Shipp told the officer he was in a hurry to get to work and he thought that if he following closely behind other drivers “it would make the cars move over.”
On September 13 an entering auto complaint was filed at Hampton Inn, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a woman said someone had broken a window of her vehicle and removed a black L.L. Bean backpack that contained a HP laptop computer.
On Sept 14 a harassment complaint was filed at a Madison Avenue residence. According to reports, a woman said she had received several threatening texts from someone allegedly, in part, because the woman had treated her former boyfriend “wrong.” The text messages also took credit for damaging the woman’s car three months ago.
On Sept 13 an entering auto complaint was filed at the Hampton Inn, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a man said that someone had shattered a window on his vehicle and removed a $5,000 Tektronix Oscilloscope, four Motorola hand–held radios valued at $4,000 and two Cobra portable radios valued at $100.
On Sept 12 a criminal damage to property complaint was filed at a Family Dollar, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an employee said that when she arrived for work she noticed damage to an exit door. An officer located a granite rock near the door. Entry was not gained to the store, reports state.
On Sept 12 an information report was filed at Kentucky Fried Chicken, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an employee provided an officer with a photo of a tag from an 18–wheeler that had allegedly damaged landscaping at the restaurant after driving over a curb.
On Sept 11 a theft by taking complaint was filed at T.A. Truck Stop, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a truck driver reported that someone had taken four tires and wheels from his truck. The driver said he parked the vehicle at the truck stop on September 8. He estimated the value of the tires and wheels at $2,000.
On Sept 10 a theft by taking complaint was filed at Wal Mart, Eatonton Road. According to reports,a woman said she left her wallet on a shelf in the craft section of the store. The woman said she realized she had left the wallet a few minutes later and returned and located the wallet but $120 cash and a credit card were missing.
On Sept 6 an information report was filed at a Hancock Street location. According to reports, officers responded to a complaint of drug activity near a parking deck. When they arrived they observed two teenage males walking from the parking deck. Officers reported they smelled burnt marijuana coming from the teenage males and one of the males was very nervous. An officer asked if the teens had been smoking marijuana and one teen admitted that he had smoked marijuana in the wooded area by the parking deck. The teen surrendered a metal grinder that contained suspected marijuana. The second teen denied smoking marijuana and was escorted to his parents residence and the teen’s father was made aware of the events. The first teen was taken to his parents’ residence. The grinder and suspected marijuana was taken into evidence.
On Sept 7 a recovered stolen vehicle report was filed at a Amtico Road location. According to reports, a city worker informed city police of a suspicious vehicle parked off the road. An officer walked 150 yards down a wide pathway and located a grey Chrysler 200 parked with no tag displayed. The officer learned that the vehicle had been reported stolen from Gwinnett County. The vehicle was impounded.
On Sept 5 a theft by taking complaint was filed at Morgan County Library, East Avenue. According to reports, a juvenile reported that he was at the library with friends and had placed his wallet with $158 cash on a table.
He said another teen approached, picked up the wallet, removed the cash from the wallet and then dropped the cash on the floor. The second teen picked up the cash and gave the complainant $97. The complainant requested the rest of the money but the teen left the library. Surveillance video was provided and the second teen has been identified as a sophomore at Morgan County High School.
On Sept 1 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Terris Drive residence. According to reports, a woman reported that someone had thrown a rock at her bedroom window.
Morgan County Sheriff’s Office
On Sept 17 an information report was filed at a Cochran Road residence. According to reports, a woman said the prior night she had been at the residence with several other people who were all drinking heavily. The woman said she went into a bedroom at the residence and passed out. The woman alleged that while she slept, a man located the keys to her Dodge Charger and took her car without her knowledge. The woman said the man wrecked the vehicle on Enterprise Road. The woman said the man and a second man used a tractor to tow the Charger back to the Cochran Road residence. A deputy located the vehicle and also observed pictures of the wrecked vehicle upside down on the road. He spoke with the man who allegedly was driving the vehicle during the wreck and the man said the woman had given him verbal permission to drive the vehicle to pick up a friend.
On Sept 16 Rose Mary Stone, 58, Bostwick was arrested and charged with aggravated stalking. According to reports, deputies were called to a Price Mill Road residence after a man said during the night he had heard a noise and found Stone in the back of his house. Reports state that Stone had a criminal trespass order against her for the residence. Stone had vacated the residence by the time deputies arrived. The following night, deputies returned and found Stone again at the residence. At this time she was arrested.
On September 15 a theft by taking complaint was filed at Apalachee School House, Lower Apalachee Road. According to reports, a woman reported that someone ha taken a bronze sun dial from a stand in front of the school. The sun dial was described at 10 inches tall by eight inches wide.
On Sept 15 a simple assault complaint was filed at an Athens Highway residence. According to reports, a man said the mother of his child came to his house and pounded on the door. The man said he initially did not want to open the door but eventually called Morgan County Dispatch and then opened the door. The man alleged that at the woman hit him in the back and grabbed his shirt as he tried to walk back into the house.
On Sept 13 Brian Patrick Smith, 25, Madison was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, less than an ounce, failure to maintain lane and driving an unregistered vehicle. According to reports, a deputy was called by a Covington police officer who reported that a red Honda was allegedly driving erratically on Sandy Creek Road. The deputy located the Honda and performed a traffic stop. Consequent to the stop, a small amount of marijuana was allegedly located in the vehicle.
On Sept 13 a damage to property complaint was filed at a Fambrough Bridge Road location. According to reports, a man said someone had knocked down fence. A deputy located a damaged fence and also evidence that a vehicle had struck the fence but then left the scene.
On Sept 12 a battery complaint was filed at a Prospect Road residence. According to reports, a juvenile called authorities alleging that his step–father had threatened his mother with a baseball bat.
Reports state that a deputy arrived and was told by a woman at the residence that she and the man had argued. The man said the argument surrounded infidelity charges against the woman. The woman said the man said “(expletive) is about to get real,” but did not strike her.
On Sept 12 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at Buckhead Grocery, Seven Islands Road Buckhead. According to reports, a woman reported that someone had damaged a front glass door to the store. Reports state that a deputy observed a shattered glass door with two shoe prints in the glass.
On Sept 12 Andrew Gene Schommer, 36, Madison was arrested and charged with battery. According to reports, a man said he told Schommer to “chill out, you’re acting like an (expetive),” and Schommer slapped the complainant. According to reports, the complainant was allowing his sister to drive his car and Schommer was upset because he wanted to drive the car. Reports state that after Schommer was arrested and placed in a patrol car he became irate and screamed and cursed at the deputy and jail staff.
Reports state that Schommer appeared intoxicated at the time of the incident.