Law Enforcement July 5, 2012
Madison Police Department
• On July 1 Ben H. Cain, 55, Madison and Eddie Williams, 63, Madison, were both arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after officers responded to a fight in progress complaint at a Vine Street location. According to reports, when officers arrived they allegedly observed both Cain and Williams on the ground fighting. Reports state that both men appeared to be intoxicated. A witness said the fight began as a verbal altercation but escalated into a physical confrontation.
• On June 29 a mislaid property complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road location after a man reported that between 4 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. he had pumped gas into his vehicle at a truck stop and then, he believed, drove off with his wallet on the roof of his car. The man said he retraced his past movements but could not locate the wallet. The wallet contained a badge, pass keys, driver’s license, Social Security card, insurance card and debit cards.
• On June 29 a damage to property complaint was filed at Morgan County Head Start after a man reported that someone had thrown a rock through the window of a school bus.
• On June 29 William L. Stubbs, 31, Madison, was arrested and charged with simple assault-simple battery after he allegedly engaged in a verbal altercation with a woman that became physical.
According to reports, the woman alleged that Stubbs was discussing a family matter with a child and the woman told him it was inappropriate. The woman alleged Stubbs then cursed and yelled in front of family members and then allegedly shoved her.
• On July 1 an aggravated assault and disorderly conduct complaint was filed at a Micah Way location after a woman alleged that two other woman had approached her in a confrontational way. The woman said she went to the apartment of a friend to help her clean the apartment. The woman said when the two women entered the apartment she felt threatened and secured a knife. The two women said the complainant chased them out of the apartment with the knife. They also said the night before the complainant had struck them with her car. The complainant said that incident was sparked by one of the two women throwing a beer can at her vehicle and striking a passenger in the vehicle. Reports indicate that the two women are also accused of throwing a plate of food at the complainant.
• On June 23 a larceny complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road restaurant after a manager contacted police regarding a cash drawer being $170 short. According to reports, an officer reviewed videotape that showed an employee counting the cash draw and then removing money from the drawer and walking towards a salad bar. The employee denied taking the money but did return to the restaurant and gave the manager $170. The manager requested that the employee be banned from the property.
• On June 25 a shoplifting complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road department store after a store manager reported that three men had entered the store and removed $2,000 worth of flea and tick medicine and left the store without paying for the items.
Printed in the July 5, 2012 edition