On Dec. 2, a financial transaction card theft complaint was filed at Main Street Pantry, Main Street. According to reports, a woman reported that someone had used her debit card to purchase $33.24 worth of gas at the store. Reports state that the woman had used the card earlier at the P&J Mini Mart, East Washington Street and she could not remember if she forgot to take the card from the ATM machine at the store or if she dropped the card. Video surveillance showed a suspect using the card and leaving in a gold Ford Fusion.
On Dec. 2, a theft by taking complaint was filed at an East Avenue residence. According to reports, a man said someone had entered his open carport and removed a $600 Stihl BR 600 back–pack style leaf blower.
On Nov. 30, Michael Craig Densmore, 33, Madison was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct. According to reports Densmore allegedly entered the offices of the Department of Family and Children Services (DFCS) and used profane language while requesting information regarding his 6–year–old child. He allegedly called office workers name including asking “who is the (expletive) in the glasses” and, after be asked repeatedly to calm down, stating “it was his (expletive) right to say whatever he (expletive) wanted.” After securing warrants for Densmore’s arrest officers attempted to serve the warrants at his residence but failed. He was later stopped and arrested while driving on Eatonton Road.
On Nov. 28, a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Monticello Highway residence. According to reports, a woman said someone entered the property and removed a $1,500 red and black generator from under a detached car port.
On Nov. 26, an aggravated assault and terroristic threats and acts complaint was filed at a Morgan Circle residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that a man known to her family came to her residence while her 15–year–old daughter was there with an 18–year–old friend. The complainant alleged that the man entered the residence and forced the friend out at gun point and knife point and then pushed the woman’s daughter to the bathroom floor and stuck the barrel of the gun in the mouth of the child. The man told officers he had, earlier, been with the woman and her husband drinking before he and others left to search for a party at Social Circle. The man said the search failed and he returned to Morgan Circle when the complainant called him and told him to check on her daughter because she was at home alone and intoxicated. The man said he arrived and observed the child to have a gash on the back of her head. The man said at that time the child told her mother she had fallen in the bathroom because she was intoxicated. The man said later the mother started making alternative suggestions regarding him and the child.
On Nov. 30, a warrant was issued for Willie Mantrell Jones, 39, Madison on charges of shoplifting. According to reports, Jones allegedly entered an office area at the Dollar General Store, Eatonton Road and removed two cartons of Newport 100s cigarettes. The cigarettes are valued at $56.70 per carton.
On Nov. 30, Tanquris Wright, 24, Madison was arrested and charged with speeding, reckless driving, fleeing an attempting to elude and driving while license suspended. According to reports, an officer allegedly observed Wright speeding on South Main Street. The officer gave pursuit, reports state, and the Nissan Altima driven by Wright turned onto Micha Way and continued to accelerate. The vehicle stopped in front of an apartment and Wright told the officer he was in a hurry to care for his diabetic mother. The mother came to the door and told the officer that she earlier had a problem but was fine then and did not need emergency services. She also told the officer Wright’s real name after Wright had allegedly told the officer a different name and that his driver’s license had been issued in South Carolina. Wright also had a probation violation warrant against him from the Monroe Police Department.
On Nov. 28, Gustavo Flores, 30, Eatonton was arrested and charged with DUI, driving without a license, failure to maintain lane, possession of open container and seat belt violation. According to reports, an officer was called to Main Street regarding complaints that a vehicle was swerving all over the road. The officer located Flores and performed a traffic stop on Park Street. After the stop the officer reported smelling a heavy odor of alcohol coming from Flores and the vehicle. Reports state that Flores told the officer he spoke nor understood either English of Spanish.