October 8, 2009
Madison Police Department
• On October 4 a larceny from residential mailbox complaint was filed at a Saye Creek Drive location after a man reported that someone had removed four checks totaling more than $290 from his mailbox. The checks were from the complainant’s personal account and written to several area businesses.
• On October 2 a larceny from auto complaint was filed at a Micha Way location after a woman reported that someone had entered her secured 1992 Chevrolet Cavalier and took a “Fuel” CD and an AM/FM radio. The radio was valued at $50.
• On September 30 a larceny complaint was filed at a Lakeview Circle location after a man reported that someone entered his unsecured garage and removed two mountain bikes. The bikes were Jackyl and Bandit brands with an estimate value of $200.
• On September 30 a 13-year-old male was detained and transported from a Levi Court location to the Sandersville Youth Detention Center after he allegedly struck his mother. Reports state that the mother reported that the family has had previous problems with the child.
• On October 1 Jeffrey Paul Moore, no age given, homeless, was arrested and charged with shoplifting and disorderly conduct after officers observed Moore allegedly intoxicated in the parking lot of the Dollar General Store. Reports state that officers observed Moore urinated outside the store. When they approached him they found that Moore had in his possession a grill that he had allegedly taken from the store. The grill was valued at $14.
• On September 21 an illegal use of credit card complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road liquor store after a man reported that a customer attempted to use an American Express card for a purchase. When asked, the customer produced an identification card that did not match the name on the card. The card was retained but the customer left the establishment before authorities arrived.
• On September 29 a simple assault complaint was filed at a West Jefferson Street location after a man reported that he had engaged in a confrontation with his business partner. The complainant said that the business partner choked him and shoved him into a display case and tore his shirt.
The complainant said after the alteration he fled the store on foot and ran to the police station. The complainant said that his partner allegedly followed him and said, “ . . .come back, this is really a small town.”
The man said this was the second physical confrontation he has had with the partner in the past two months.
The complainant further alleged that the partner said if the complainant sought legal action against the partner the partner would “terminate” the complainant. The partner told authorities that the complainant had come to the store and demanded $15,000 to terminate the partnership and when the partner refused to pay the complainant jumped up and knocked over an antique showcase. The partner said the complainant has a history of suing employers and he alleged that the complaint was an attempt to generate material for a lawsuit. The partner denied choking the complainant and denied tearing his shirt.
• On September 27 an aggravated assault and disorderly conduct complaint was filed at the Eatonton Road McDonald’s after a woman reported that a woman known to her came through the drive-through area and threatened the complainant with both a butcher knife and a carpenter’s hammer.
Morgan County Sheriff’s Office
• On September 26 a falsifying documents complaint was filed at the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office after a woman reported that her mother had forged her signature in order to receive student loans. The complainant said that the mother had taken out loans close to $400,000 while the complaint was attending college.
• October 2 Joy Angel Callaway, 28, Bishop was arrested and charged with battery and cruelty to children after she allegedly struck a man on the chest while Callaway and the man were arguing over whether or not a 5-year-old child needed to be placed in a booster seat during transport in a vehicle.
• On September 27 a burglary complaint was filed at an Estes Road, Rutledge location after a man reported that someone took his Stihl weed eater from inside his basement crawlspace.
• On October 4 a simple battery complaint was filed at a Sugar Creek Church Road location after a woman reported that after she and her husband had been in Athens at a bachelor party she decided to leave the party and asked her husband to come home with her.
She said her husband refused but came home later and was, she alleged, irate and belligerent for leaving him in Athens.
The woman said the man pushed her down and choked her. The man said he was angry with the woman because she had been dancing with another man.
He said he cursed her and that she slapped him.
• On September 30 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Broughton Trail location after a man reported that a juvenile had been riding a four-wheeler on his property. The complaint said he had told the juvenile on several occasions not to ride on his property.
• On September 28 a burglary complaint was filed at a Chilton Woods Road, Rutledge location after a man reported that someone had kicked down a back door, entered the residence and removed items.
• On September 29 a burglary complaint was filed at a Chilton Woods Road, Rutledge location after a man reported that someone had pried open a door, entered the house and removed $3,000 in cash, jewelry and a lap top computer.
• On September 30 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Shakerag Road, Buckhead location after a man reported that his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend had come to his house and asked for a ride back to his Bostwick house.
• On September 25 a burglary complaint was filed at a Doster Road location after a man reported that someone had entered his house and removed a 42” Sony television, a Sony Playstation 3 game system, a JVC digital video camera, a Canon Powershot and a pair of Ruveo sunglasses.
• On September 24 a civil dispute complaint was filed at a River Walk Drive location after a man reported that a neighbor had run over his two dachshund dogs and when he approached the neighbor while the neighbor was in his truck the neighbor allegedly told the man to “get the (expletive) away from my truck. You’ll have more than you can handle.” The neighbor told authorities that the complainant had approached his truck screaming with spittle flying from his mouth and threatening to beat him.
• On October 4 a criminal damage to property complaint was filed at a West Dixie Highway location after a man reported that someone had struck metal fence posts through the front and rear windows of his 1995 International 4700 truck.
The interior of the truck had been trashed and its contents thrown about. Someone had taken a fire extinguisher and sprayed the exterior of the vehicle.
•On October 3 Michael Paul Roberts, 33, Lilburn and Timothy Roberts, 60, Madison were arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after they allegedly fought each other at an Atlanta Highway residence. According to reports the two men are father and son and were allegedly drinking and watching a football game when a fight started over the outcome of the football game.