September 25, 2009
Madison Police Department
• On September 15 a simple assault complaint was filed at a parking lot on Thomas Street after a woman reported that a woman known to her confronted her in the parking lot regarding an issue the two women had over their children.
The complainant said the woman screamed at her and then struck her in the face. The complainant said she would get a temporary protective order against the woman.
A man at the scene separated the women, reports said.
• On September 8 a larceny from auto complaint was filed at a Hodges Avenue location after a man reported that between midnight and 5:30 a.m. someone rummaged through three vehicles on his property. The man reported that an AM/FM radio cassette player was removed from a white Chevrolet Blazer on the property. Nothing else was reported stolen.
• On September 15 a burglary complaint was filed at a West Washington Street location after a man reported that someone had broken a windowpane on the front door of his shop and entered the shop and removed a change jar. The man complainant said whoever entered the shop had cut themselves on the broken glass as evidenced by blood at the scene.
• On September 14 a counterfeiting complaint was filed at an Eatonton Highway location after a woman reported that a man attempted to purchase a Verizon phone card with a $100 bill. The woman said she noticed the plastic strip inside the bill read $5 instead of $100. The woman said she retained the bill and the man left the store.
• On September 14 a larceny complaint was filed at a Meadow Ridge location after a woman reported that someone had taken her green push mower.
• On September 16 a damage to property complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road location after a woman reported that someone had scratched the paint off her 2003 Ford Expedition. The vehicle was parked at a truck stop parking lot. An officer observed scratch marks down the entire side of the driver’s side and on the rear hatch.
• On September 17, a larceny from auto complaint was filed at a Maple Street location after a man reported that while he had five men in the vehicle with him he went to the bank and withdrew $207. The man said later that someone shattered the window of his vehicle and took the money.
• On September 16 a forgery complaint was filed at Cracker Barrel restaurant after a man reported that someone had passed a counterfeit $100 American Express traveler’s check. The person used the counterfeit item to pay for $26.74 in merchandise and received the rest in change.
• On September 20 a larceny from auto complaint was filed at a Larkmartin Street location after a woman reported that someone had entered her 2007 Mazda and removed her purse. The purse contained a wallet, a checkbook, and $56 in currency, a debit card and a credit card.
Morgan County Sheriff’s Office
• On September 19 a recovered stolen property complaint was filed at an Old Woods Lane, Buckhead location after a deputy responded to a report that a white pickup truck had been abandoned on Old Woods Lane. When the deputy arrived he found that the truck was missing its two front wheels and a spare. The windshield had been broken, the interior was wet from rain and the plastic shroud around the steering column was missing. The deputy located the truck owner in Conyers who stated that he had last seen the truck parked next to the home of a friend.
• On September 18 a burglary complaint was filed at a Centennial Road, Rutledge location after a man reported that someone had removed his Wells Cargo utility trailer and a gas powered blower, circular saw and riding lawn mower.
• On September 17 a burglary complaint was filed at an Atlanta Highway location after a man reported that he had observed a black man wearing black clothing and a black hat run out of his yard. The complainant said the man ran from the left side of his house into the woods. A kitchen window screen to the house had been removed and the latch was broken. Evidence showed that the man had entered the house through the kitchen window and left through a rear door. The woods were searched with a K9 unit but no man was discovered. Nothing was reported missing.
• On September 17 a theft by taking and criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Walter Shepherd Road, Rutledge location after a man reported that someone had taken a 32’ ladder and two tractor keys.
• On September 16 a burglary complaint was filed at a Baldwin Dairy Road, Buckhead location after a woman reported that when she came home from work she noticed that someone had entered her residence by kicking in the basement door.
A flat screen television and a .38 caliber pistol had been removed from the residence.
• On September 18 Kameron Matthew Coleman, 20, Augusta was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, less than an ounce and obscured or missing license plate after a deputy stopped a vehicle Coleman was driving west on Interstate 20 for an allegedly improperly tinted tag cover. Following the stop, reports state, a deputy located a clear plastic wrapper allegedly containing marijuana. Also small bags and a scale were also discovered.
• On September 18 Jereius Santina Hunter, 36, Bostwick, Emmanuel Bescini Smith, 23, Bostwick and Tony Smith, 43, Bostwick were all arrested and charged with affray after they were allegedly involved in a physical confrontation with several other people in the parking of the Citgo convenience store in Bostwick.
Reports state that a deputy arrived at the store and observed three people fighting. Reports also state that the fight apparently stemmed from an earlier altercation in Walton County. In total eight people were involved in the fight.
• On September 17 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Baldwin Dairy Road, Buckhead location after a man reported that someone had attempted to enter his residence by kicking down a door and opening a bedroom window. Both attempts apparently failed, reports state.
• On September 16 a forgery complaint was filed at a Braswell Road location after a woman reported that a man who had been living with her in Florida had taken a check from her checkbook and attempted to cash the check for $250. The woman said the account had been closed and that the man was not able to secure funds.
• On September 15 an unruly child complaint was filed at a Bostwick Highway location after a woman reported that her 14-year-old daughter and 17-year-old son had been arguing over a missing cell phone.
• On September 15 a theft by deception complaint was filed at a Wildflower Way location after a woman reported that she had wired $290 for Notre Dame football tickets.
The woman said that a man had advertised the tickets on Craiglist.
The man accepted the wire transfer but never produced the tickets or a refund.
• On September 13 a battery complaint was filed at a Sewell Church Road, Rutledge location after a 16-year-old male reported that someone called his cell phone and told him to come to a house on Sewell Church Road. The male said when he arrived approximately 10 people were in the yard and were throwing money on the ground in a gambling game to determine who would strike the male first.
The male said he told the people he did not want to fight but another male struck him the back of the head.
The male said when he got up off the ground to retaliate three other persons held him back and told him to go home. The male said several people followed him home and taunted him.