Madison Police Department
• On June 26 Robert Knighton Jasnau, Eatonton, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and interference with a business. According to reports, officers responded to a report of a fight in progress at the Travelodge. When an officer arrived, reports state, he observed two men fighting in the threshold of a room. The officer separated the men. Reports state that Jasnau was bloody and extremely intoxicated. The other man told officers that the fight was prompted by a disagreement regarding Jasnau’s ex-girlfriend, who was with the second man. Officers cited Jasnau at the scene but, reports state, because of his high level of intoxication he was not transported to the Morgan County Detention Center. He was strongly warned to stay in his room and an officer signed a criminal trespass warning for the motel effective upon Jasnau’s checkout the next morning. Jasnau refused medical treatment and returned to his room. Three hours later officers were called back to the motel because of a fight in progress at the same room with the same two men. At that point, reports state, Jasnau was cited a second time and was arrested and transported to the Morgan County Detention Center.
• On June 23 a larceny complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road department store after a clerk at the store reported that someone had taken her purse from under a cash register. The woman reported that there was a prescription and a blank check in the purse.
• On June 24 a burglary complaint was filed at an Eatonton Highway pool hall after a man reported that someone had removed a plexi-glass door and entered the business. The complainant said cash and nine rolls of lottery tickets were taken. Reports state that one of the lottery tickets had been redeemed at an Atlanta Chevron station an hour before officers arrived at the scene. Officers secured finger print evidence at the scene.
• On June 25 a damage to property complaint was filed at a Burney Street location after a woman reported that while she was in her residence she heard a glass window shatter. The woman said she investigated the noise and noticed that someone had broken a window in her house. A juvenile at the residence reported observing two juveniles run from the scene after the window was broken.
• On June 13 a simple assault complaint was filed at an Atlanta Highway manufacturing company after a woman alleged that a co-worker charged her, grabbed her arms and shook her. The complainant said the woman had missed the last two weeks of work and when she returned to work the complainant asked her “how she was feeling?” The woman allegedly then charged the complainant and told her “how dare you ask me that, you are the reason I’ve missed the last 16 days of my life…” The woman then strongly urged the complainant to “get the (expletive) away from me and stay the (expletive) away from me.” The complainant said she works “side by side” with the woman and that now she does not feel safe around the woman.
• On June 25 a larceny from auto complaint was filed at a South Main Street location after a woman reported that someone had removed her purse from her vehicle. Reports state that officers were able to review video surveillance of the scene and observed a black male in a blue pickup truck park near the woman’s car. The man then forced entry into the vehicle, according to the tape, and removed the purse. The man was driving a 1980s model blue pickup truck. He also rummaged through another vehicle in the parking lot before leaving the scene. The woman said she had a bank card, checks, $30 cash and insurance cards in her purse.
• On June 21 a forgery complaint was filed at a Micha Way location after a woman reported that an unknown person had contacted her and told her she had won a $100 Wal Mart gift card. The woman said the caller told her that she would have to pay a $2.99 processing fee to receive the card. The woman gave the unknown caller her banking account information and later noticed that someone had withdrawn $4.99 from her account using a fictitious check and then withdrew $99 from the account. The company’s name is mongocard and, reports state, while there is an active website for the company all phone numbers published have been disconnected.
• On June 23 a simple assault complaint was filed at a North Fifth Street location after a woman reported that after her father had come to her house to pick her up for work he observed a man holding the complainant’s 2-year-old daughter.
The woman said at that point the father slapped her. The father denied slapping the woman.
• On June 23 a fraud complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road location after a woman reported that another woman who had been her cell mate, had used a Visa card and food stamp card without the complainant’s permission. The complainant said while she had been incarcerated for credit card fraud she had befriended the woman in jail.
The woman was released earlier than the complainant, reports state, and the complainant gave the woman permission to retrieve her personal items from police.
When the complainant was released she noticed that the woman had charged approximately $250 on her Wal Mart gift card and had used $400 in food stamp money at a grocery store. The complainant also alleged that the woman had listed her two children as dependents on her income tax return.
• On June 22 a fraud complaint was filed at the Madison Police Department after a woman alleged that
someone had used her personal information to open a Dish Network account. The woman said she was informed by Dish Network that the account is now $790 in arrears.
• On June 22 a fraud complaint was filed at a Sycamore Street location after a woman reported that
someone had used her email address to send friends a letter claiming she was stuck in Scotland and
needed $2,500 sent to a Scotland address in order to facilitate her getting home. The woman said prior to this she had received an email allegedly from Google requesting that she update her personal information. The woman said she had been contacted by a friend who told her that she had received the request for cash.
• On June 21 a warrant was issued for the arrest of Aundi Sims, 28, Madison after she allegedly kicked a
woman’s car and then scratched the car with a pocket knife. Reports state that a man on Creekpoint
Drive called police after he allegedly observed Sims damage the vehicle.
Morgan County Sheriff’s Office
• On June 26 Andrew Gene Shommer, 29, Buckhead, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and obstructing a law enforcement officer after a deputy responded to a 911 call at a Seven Islands
According to reports, the deputy had been told that a man was attempting to enter the residence and was beating on the side of the house. Reports state that when the deputy arrived he observed Shommers at the scene.
The deputy told Shommers to place his hands on a nearby vehicle and Shommers allegedly refused. Reports state that the deputy then arrested Shommers and that he had a distinct smell of marijuana on his person. Reports state that Shommers speech was slurred and his eyes
were red. Reports state that Shommers was uncooperative during the arrest and that he defecated in the patrol vehicle. A woman at the residence said she had told Shommers on several occasions to not come to her residence.
• On June 25 Carol Lee Stone, 48, Bostwick, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after she allegedly refused to leave a Nunn Lane residence. According to reports, Stone was told by a deputy several times to leave the residence but instead cursed at a woman living at the residence. She was then arrested.
• On June 23 Jonathan Echols, 28, Madison, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after deputies responded to an Estes Road residence on a property dispute call.
When they arrived, reports state, Echols was allegedly standing in the doorway of the house cursing and shouting.
When an officer commanded Echols to return to the house he allegedly told the officer he would “do what the (expletive) he wanted to do because he was in his house.” He was then arrested and charged and transported to the Morgan County Detention Center.
On June 23 Melody Annn Sanford, 47, Rutledge, was arrested and charged with terroristic threats and acts and obstructing EMS after she allegedly threatened to kill two EMS workers for refusing to give her a ride to a hospital. According to reports, the workers told a deputy that Sanford had abused the EMS service to get a ride to town. The workers said when they offered to examine Sanford she refused and said “I don’t need that (expeletive) man; you (expletive) with me I will get my sister to blow your brains out.”
• On June 22 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Dixie Highway location after a woman reported that her estranged husband had sent workers to her house without her permission and had them remove a king size bed, lamps, sofa, table, clothes and pictures.
• On June 21 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Newborn Road, Rutledge, location after a man reported that someone had taken approximately $10,000 worth of steel from his property. The man said he had ordered the steel to construct a bridge across a pond on the property.
• On June 22 a telemarketing fraud complaint was filed at a Park Lane location after a man reported that a woman called his house and said she was with the city of Madison. The man said the woman told him his water bill was due and would he like to pay the bill with a credit card. The man said he asked the woman for her phone number on two occasions and that the phone number she gave was blocked when he attempted to call. The man said he did not give the woman any information and that he had already paid his water bill.
• On June 20 a forgery complaint was filed at a Bostwick Highway location after a woman reported that someone had completed a change of address form at the post office.
The woman said she realized that the form had been completed when she stopped getting her mail for two weeks.
• On June 19 a burglary complaint was filed at a Centennial Road, Rutledge, location after a woman reported that a 24-year-old male she had allowed to live at her residence had allegedly taken a chain saw, air compressor, lawn mower food and other items from a shed on the property.
The woman said she had also been notified by her bank that two checks that had been cashed were suspect.
• On June 20 a burglary complaint was filed at a Morris Road location after a man reported that someone had taken $1,500 worth of copper wire from a job site.
• On June 18 a burglary complaint was filed at a Greensboro Highway location after a woman reported
that someone had entered her house and stole Oxycontin pills. The woman said she suspects a man who called her and asked her what time she would be home.
Printed in the June 30, 2011 edition