Law Enforcement: March 17, 2011
Madison Police Department
• On March 11 a burglary complaint was filed at a Mapp Street location after a woman reported that someone had broken into her house through a carport and removed an Xbox 360 game console, a 2K sport game and a PSP hand-held game system. Total value of the items is $600.
• On March 12 John Henry Kendrick, 34, Union Point, was arrested and charged with driving with a suspended license, dangerous drugs and drugs not in original container after he was stopped at traffic safety check on Bethany Road. Following the stop, reports state, Kendrick told the officers his license had been suspended. At the Morgan County Detention Center an officer discovered an alleged hydrocodone pill near the back seat in the vehicle that had transported Kendrick and, reports state, Kendrick told the officer he had another pill in his pocket. Both pills were retrieved and placed into evidence.
• On March 7 a damage to property and larceny from a coin machine complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road location after a man reported that someone had damaged and removed money from an air machine. The man said the machine held approximately $217 in change and that the damage would cost $500 to repair.
• On March 3 a damage to property complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road location after a woman reported that someone had pulled up to a gas pump and struck the pump and card reader causing extensive damage.
• On March 7 a larceny from auto complaint was filed at a Commerce Street location after a woman reported that someone had entered her 1999 Chrysler Town and Country van and removed her driver’s license, school ID and Social Security card.
• On March 7 a larceny from auto complaint was filed at a Bell Circle location after a woman reported that someone had entered her unsecured vehicle and removed her wallet. The woman said she located the wallet in a flower bed near the front porch of her house but that $600 had been removed.
• On March 2 an illegal use of credit cards complaint was filed at a Monticello Highway location after a woman reported that someone had used her credit card to make a $100 charge at a convenience store. The woman said the card was in her possession and she alleged that someone had made a duplicate card. She also said other fraudulent charges had been made using the card outside of the Madison city limits.
Morgan County Sheriff’s Office
• On March 8 a simple battery complaint was filed at Morgan County High School after a female student alleged that an 18-year-old male student grabbed her head and forced it into the male’s groin. The woman said she requested several times that the male stop touching her but he allegedly continued and allegedly struck the woman in the arm several times.
• On March 5 an entering auto complaint was filed at a Jackson Street location after a woman reported that someone had entered her 1996 Honda Accord and removed a Kenwood CD player and her driver’s license.
• On March 1 a battery complaint was filed at a Bostwick Road location after a woman, while being treated at Morgan Memorial Hospital, reported that a man known to her had pushed, choked and cursed at her in front of her small son. The woman said that she waited until the man left the residence before driving herself to the emergency room. The woman said she was afraid of the man.
• On March 3 Buford William McDaniel, 27, Madison, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, reports state, after an officer was serving civil papers at a Clack Road residence. Reports state that the officer observed McDaniel walk around the corner of the residence with a suspected marijuana cigarette in his hand. Reports state that when McDaniel observed the officer he placed the suspected cigarette in his pocket. The officer questioned McDaniel and retrieved a suspected marijuana cigarette from his pocket and several partially smoked marijuana cigarettes from a Newport cigarette pack on McDaniel’s possession.
• On March 3 a dog bite complaint was filed at a Crawford Road location after a man reported that he went next door to speak to a neighbor regarding his dog barking under the complainant’s window at night when the dog bit him on the right leg. The man said the dog was of medium size and was white with brown spots.
• On March 5 David Richard Black, 51, Madison, was arrested and charged with battery after he allegedly struck a woman several times in the face during an argument at an Apalachee Road location . Reports state that initially the woman told authorities she had fallen while intoxicated and struck a living room table. The woman later recanted and told officers that the man had struck her.
• On March 11 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Bostwick Road, Bostwick, location after a woman reported that while she was in the process of cleaning a house to prepare it for a renter she noticed that someone had taken copper tubing from the house, emptied a propane tank, shorted a transformer, damaged a thermostat and emptied refrigerant from a condensing unit.
• On March 12 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Bethany Church Road location after a woman reported that someone had entered her property and left gates to pastures open. The act, the woman said, resulted in a horse being struck by a car. The complainant said the incidents had started occurring after the termination of an employee.
• On March 12 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a West Main Street, Rutledge, location after a man reported that someone had taken a York air conditioning unit from his home. Another unit at the residence had been disassembled but not removed. Cost to repair and replace the units is $3,000.
• On March 12 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a West Dixie Highway location after a man reported that someone had dismantled a Goodman air conditioning unit and removed the unit. Cost to repair is $1,000.
Printed in the March 17, 2011 edition