July 9, 2009
Madison Police Department
• On June 30 a burglary complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road storage location after a man reported that 13 storage units had been burglarized. According to reports, among the items taken included a 60’ Emerson flat panel television, a Yardman 41’ 16-horsepower lawn mower, a Craftsman riding lawnmower, six antique carpenter tools, two antique claw hammers, a draw knife, a wooden level and an old-fashioned siren.
• On June 29 an obstructing a court order complaint was filed at a Green Meadow Drive location after a woman reported that while she was driving on Harris Ave. and was going to make a left turn on Washington Street when two women stepped in front of her car. The complainant said she has a good behavior warrant against both women. The women allegedly cursed at the complainant, reports state. The woman returned home and while she was talking to officers regarding the situation the two women allegedly stood in front of the woman’s house and cursed her and made an obscene gesture with a finger. The officer advised the woman to leave the scene. All three women cursed at each other in front of the officer.
• On July 1 a larceny from auto complaint was filed at a College Drive location after a man reported that someone entered his unlocked 2004 Chevrolet Z71 and removed a Garmin GPS system valued at $130 and a Smith and Wesson .38 caliber pistol valued at $250. Someone had also entered a 2008 Acura RD at the same location but nothing was reported missing.
• On July 2 a larceny from auto and recovered stolen property report was filed at a Harper Street location after a woman walking her dog reported finding a purse on Billups Avenue. Officer retrieved the purse and contacted its owner. The woman that owned the purse reported that she had left the purse in her vehicle and as she was leaving in the morning she noticed that one of the vehicle’s doors was not completely closed but she thought she had failed to close the door properly the night before. The woman retrieved her purse from the officer.
• On July 3 Wayne Brown, 35, Madison, was arrested and charged with false imprisonment, battery and obstruction of a 911 call after he allegedly entered a woman’s apartment on Micha Way and refused to leave. Reports state that the woman told Brown he could not stay there but he allegedly stood in front of her and would not let her pass through the front door. The woman said Brown allegedly took her cell phone when she attempted to call 911 and that she ran to her bedroom and then jumped through a screened window. The woman called 911 from a neighbor’s house. Brown was located on the property and arrested.
• On July 5 Jeremy Randall Bradshaw, 17, Rutledge and two other juveniles, one a 16-year-old male and a 15-year-old male, were arrested and charged with minor in possession of alcohol after an officer observed four young males walking on College Drive at 1:20 a.m. The officers stopped the males and allegedly detected the smell of alcohol. All four were tested for possession of alcohol and an 18-year-old in the group had negative results and was released.
• On July 5 a larceny from building and larceny from auto complaint was filed at a Penor Street location after a woman reported that someone had taken $221 from her grandmother’s purse. The woman said someone had also removed $686 from the grandmother’s vehicle.
• On July 4 a battery, false imprisonment and hindering 911 call complaint was filed at an East Jefferson Street location after a woman reported that a man known to her came home at 2:30 a.m. after he had been drinking. The woman reported that the man attempted to engage her in an argument but when she refused the man allegedly struck the woman, kicked her and held her down. The man also allegedly took the woman’s cell phone and destroyed it. The woman said after the man held her down she bit him in the face and fled the scene in a vehicle and contacted Madison police station. Officers went to the East Jefferson Street residence but did not make contact with the man.
Morgan County Sheriff’s Office
On July 3 a rape complaint was filed at a Hollis Street, Rutledge location after officers were dispatched. According to reports officer arrived at the location and were told by a woman that she had passed out after consuming prescription medication and woke with a man raping her between 4 a.m. and 5 a.m. The woman said she and a friend had gone to the residence to “hang out.” The woman was transported to Morgan Memorial Hospital to complete an exam and told officers that earlier in the evening she had consensual sex with another man at another location. The rape suspect contacted authorities and told them that he had consensual sex with the victim. The man was transported to the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office and interviewed.
• On July 4 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Westminster Way location after a man reported that someone had taken a pool broom, a pool sign and a garden hose from a community pool. The complaint states that beer cans were left at the site and that someone had tampered with a fire safety device.
• On July 5 a domestic complaint was filed at a Whispering Lake Drive location after a woman reported that when her separated husband came to her residence to pick up the couple’s children the man allegedly cursed at her in front of the children.
• On June 27 a theft by taking complaint was filed at an Atlanta Highway location after a woman reported that someone had entered her back yard and removed a 1989 Toyota pickup truck. The truck was later found in Walton County and was impounded.
•On June 29 a dog case complaint was filed at a Sewell Road, Rutledge, located after a woman reported that while she was walking her Labrador to her neighbor’s house she turned her back and two Pit Bulldogs attacked her dog. The woman said she attempted to separate the dogs but failed and her neighbor fired two shots in the air but the attack continued. The woman then told the neighbor to shoot the dogs. The Pit Bulldogs’ owner apologized to the woman. The woman said the dogs are normally fenced.
• On June 30 a burglary complaint was filed at an Atlanta Highway location after a woman reported that someone had kicked in her back door and removed two plasma televisions, two computers, a boom box and two Bose sound systems. Value of all items is $6,500.
• On June 30 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Jefferson Court, Buckhead location after a man reported that someone had entered three vehicles on his property. In one of the vehicles someone had removed a day planner that contained three credit cards.
• On June 30 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Baldwin Dairy Road, Buckhead location after a man reported that someone had entered the property and removed a 2000 Ford F 250 pickup truck containing sheet rock working tools.
• On June 28 an entering auto complaint was filed at a Westminster Way location after a woman reported that someone had entered her unlocked Pontiac Montana and her husband’s F 150 pickup truck. The woman reported that two cell phones were taken along with a Nintendo DS game system and medications.
• On July 1 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Morgan Drive, Buckhead location after a man reported that someone had entered his Volvo and removed a backpack that contained a laptop computer. The radio was also damaged where someone had attempted to remove the device.
• On June 29 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Morgan Drive, Buckhead location after a man reported that someone entered his Ford F 150 and removed a GPS device, a radar detector and a satellite radio receiver.
• On July 1 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Saffold Road, Buckhead location after a man reported that someone had entered his vehicle and disturbed the contents. The man said the person or persons then took his 2007 Honda ATV.
• On July 1 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Saffold Road, Buckhead location after a man reported that someone had taken his 2004 Chevy truck.