Law Enforcement Reports • February 2, 2012 edition
Madison Police Department
• On Jan. 22 a theft of mislaid property complaint was filed at the Madison Police Department after a woman reported that sometime between 4 and 5 a.m. she noticed that she had lost a bottle of Percocet pills. The woman said she believes she lost the pills either at a truck stop or a convenience store.
• On Jan. 24 Charlie Morgan Jenkins, 18, Madison, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after he allegedly beat on the window of a car at Morgan County Department of Family and Children Services. Officers detained Jenkins as he was walking away from the location. Reports state that Jenkins said he yelled at his sister and girlfriend because they refused him a ride.
• On Jan. 9 a forgery of checks complaint was filed at a South Main Street location after a woman reported that someone had taken a check and cashed it for $40. According to reports the woman said she had written a check to a Madison business but later was called and told that the check had been forged.
• On Jan. 25 a larceny report was filed at a Micha Circle location after a man reported that someone had taken a gold Mongoose bicycle from the rear of his residence. Estimated value of the bike is $150.
• On Jan. 25 a fraud complaint was filed at a Meadowridge Drive location after a woman reported that someone used her identity to file taxes. The woman said the last time she filed taxes was 2009. The woman said she lost her wallet last year at Georgia Square Mall and the wallet contained personal information.
• On Jan. 25 a burglary complaint was filed at a Micha Circle location after a man reported that someone had taken his 42-inch Panasonic flat screen television from his living room. Entry to the man’s house was gained by breaking a rear door window. The complainant said a Sony Digital camera had also been taken as well as a Vaio laptop computer. Estimated value of the items is $4,800.
• On Jan. 11 a simple assault complaint was filed at a College Drive location after a woman alleged that her supervisor kissed her. The woman said she had recorded the supervisor apologizing. The supervisor denied the allegations and said that he believed the woman was attempting to divert attention from the fact that he had written the complainant up for stealing.
• On Jan. 24 Roger Codarro Smith, 47, Madison, was arrested for larceny after he allegedly took a roll of stamps and an MP3 player from a Second Street office. Reports state that an employee at the office alleged that Smith appeared intoxicated when he came to the office to complete community service work. The employee stated that Smith made her uncomfortable while he was at the office and was asked to leave. The employee said that after Smith left she noticed the missing items. The same day, reports state, Smith was arrested by a Madison officer on East Washington Street on public intoxication charges and during that arrest officers located a roll of stamps on Smith’s person.
• On Jan. 24 a harassing communication complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road location after a man reported that a former employee had been calling and making threatening statements regarding her termination. The complainant said the employee had been fired for theft. An officer spoke with the former employee and instructed her to cease making any form of communication with the restaurant and to not attempt to enter the restaurant.
• On Jan. 22 a shoplifting complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road location after a woman reported that someone had been entering the store and removing a handful of OxiClean laundry detergent. The woman said she recognized a woman from videotape recording the thefts. The complainant gave officers a vehicle description and tag number for the suspect.
• On Jan. 23 Karen Stowers, no age given, Cleveland, Ohio, was arrested and charged with forgery and fraud after she allegedly attempted to pass a fraudulent check at an Eatonton Road grocery store. Officers arrived and detained Stowers and recovered an allegedly false Georgia driver’s license and three checks, none of which identified the account holder or driver as Stowers. Stowers told officers she was with other persons in a grey van but the van had left the premises when officers arrived.
Morgan County Sheriff’s Office
• On Jan. 28 a harassing phone call complaint was filed at a Baldwin Dairy Road location after a woman alleged that her daughter’s boyfriend called and stated he was “going to (expletive) somebody up.” The daughter also alleged that her 8-year-old daughter was threatening to harm herself. Authorities made contact with the man who alleged that the complainant had threatened to “get her boys together” and come after the man. The man said he did not threaten the complainant but did state that “he could handle his business.”
• On Jan. 26 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Prospect Road location after a woman alleged that a man had taken a pair of pants and earrings from her. The woman said she had observed the man wearing the pants and a woman known to the man wearing the earrings.
• On Jan. 29 a theft by taking complaint was filed at the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office after a man reported that he parked his 1996 gold Nissan Maxima on the west-bound shoulder of Interstate 20 near the 121 mile marker on Jan. 21. Eight days later the man stated that he came back to retrieve his vehicle and noticed it was gone. The man observed drag marks where the vehicle had been previously parked.
• On Jan. 29 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Hightower Road, Rutledge, location after a man reported that someone had taken a heat pump from his residence.
• On Jan. 28 a missing person complaint was filed at a Sugar Creek Church Road location after a man reported that his 90-year-old father-in-law was missing. The man said they had last seen the father-in-law at 7 p.m. The Morgan County Fire Department conducted a search along with a tracking dog from Newton County but was unable to locate the man. Georgia State Patrol sent a helicopter. The man was located in a ditch at 3:28 a.m. off Sugar Creek Church Road and was transported to Morgan Memorial Hospital.
• On Jan. 26 a fallen person report was filed at a Lower Apalachee Road location after deputies responded to a report that a woman had not checked her mail since Jan. 18. Reports state that a deputy could hear a woman’s voice from inside the residence but could not get a verbal response. Personnel forced entry into the residence and located the woman who was conscious and responsive. She was transported to Athens Regional Hospital.
• On Jan. 26 a 15-year-old male was arrested and charged with carrying weapons on school grounds and obstruction. According to reports, a deputy received an arrested warrant for the male from the Department of Juvenile Justice. When school personnel and officers attempted to detain the student, reports state, the student refused to cooperate. Reports state that the student was detained with force in front of the school. After the student was detained a knife was allegedly found in a jacket pocket.
• On Jan. 25 a missing person report was filed at a Carter Street, Bostwick, location after a man reported that he had dropped his 16-year-old daughter off at a high school dance on Jan. 21 and had not seen her since. The man said he had received text messages from the daughter stating that she was coming home but the daughter remained missing.
• On Jan. 25 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Flat Rock Road location after a man reported that someone had stolen two A/C units from a shed on his property. The man estimated the value of the units at $1,000.
• On Jan. 24 a burglary complaint was filed at a Pine Tree Circle location after a woman reported that someone entered her residence and removed a 42-inch and a 19-inch televisions. The woman reported that her refrigerator door was also open and a six pack of Budweiser beer was sitting on a counter.
• On Jan. 24 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Heidi Trail, Buckhead, location after officers responded to a 911 hangup call. When officers arrived a woman at the location alleged that her former-boyfriend had come to the location and was attempting to enter the residence and her mother’s car. During the investigation deputies confirmed the identity of another man at the location. That man was arrested after deputies confirmed he had an active warrant for his arrest from Social Circle. The ex-boyfriend had left the area when deputies arrived.
Printed in the February 2, 2012 edition