Law Enforcement for June 7, 2012
Madison Police Department
• On June 3 an entering auto complaint was filed at an Overlook Drive location after a woman reported that someone had entered her Ford Explorer and removed a wallet. The wallet contained $760 in cash, an EBT card and a SunTrust debit card registered to her fiancé. The woman told officers she asked her fiancé to go to the unlocked vehicle and remove her purse. The fiancé reported that when he opened the vehicle he noticed that the center console was open. The woman searched for the items and had her driver’s license returned to her by a man who told her he had found the license on the ground.
• On June 2 a burglary complaint was filed at a Micah Way location after a woman reported that she had left her apartment for 30 minutes to get her children’s hair cut and when she returned she noticed that the front door to the apartment had been kicked in and her apartment had been burglarized. According to reports, an Emerson television, a WII game system, a PSP game system, a Coca Cola piggy bank and a Compaq laptop computer had all been taken. The woman told officers she believed someone had been watching her and that she feared for the safety of herself and her children.
• On June 3 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Bramblewood Drive location after a woman reported that someone threw an “alcohol bomb” at her door. The woman said while she was upstairs she heard glass shatter and that when she investigated she found a shattered bottle that had been filled with alcohol on her doorstep.
• On May 31 a larceny from auto complaint was filed at the Wal Mart parking lot after a woman reported that someone had entered her vehicle and removed a GPS unit and a bag of tools. Video from the parking lot showed two black males on bicycles near the vehicle and one of the men enter the vehicle and remove the items.
• On May 31 a burglary complaint was filed at a Micha Way location after a man reported that someone threw a brick through a back bedroom window, entered the apartment and took an Xbox 360 game unit and a Grendal .380 pistol.
• On May 31 Demario Antwann Wade, 25, Madison was arrested and charged with simple battery and cruelty toward children after he allegedly struck a woman during an argument in front of a child. According to reports, the woman reported that Wade came to her Micha Way residence allegedly intoxicated. The woman said an argument regarding Wade staying out late and drinking erupted. The woman said Wade then sat on the couch and called another woman. The woman said she then informed Wade to leave the location at which point Wade allegedly struck her in the face. When officers arrived, reports state, they located Wade on the couch. Wade reportedly told the officers he “didn’t care anything about going to jail.”
Morgan County Sheriff's Department
• On June 3 a burglary and criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Godfrey Road location after a man reported that someone had attempted to steal a Mule 3010 ATV. The man told officers that when he arrived home he noticed that the vehicle had been moved and that the barn doors were open. The man said he went to bed but was awakened by his wife who said she heard tires rolling on gravel. The man investigated and observed that the Mule had been moved again. The Mule was not stolen, but ignition keys to the vehicle are missing.
• On June 1 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Broughton Road, Newborn, location after a man reported that someone had taken a Honda 300 ATV he had parked in front of a barn. The man said he suspected several locale juveniles who, he alleged, had recently stolen paint from a neighbor’s barn and then used the paint to spray graffiti on the neighbor’s barn.
• On June 2 a domestic violence dispute complaint was filed at a Fraction Bottom Road location after a woman alleged that her husband had spent most of his disability check on beer during a birthday celebration. The woman alleged that during the celebration the man spent approximately $300 on beer and was attempting to spend the last $30 he had on beer when she attempted to stop him. A struggle ensued that included the woman’s father and another woman. The man told authorities he was sleeping in his bed when the woman attacked him.
• On June 1 Courtney Kitchen, 28, Madison and Kayle Martin, 28, Oxford were arrested and charged with disorderly conduct at a Buckhead area skating rink after they allegedly confronted patrons at the facility regarding behavior deemed inappropriate after they had allegedly been reprimanded for similar behavior.
Printed in the June 7, 2012 edition