Law Enforcement • October 11, 2012
Madison Police Department
• On Oct. 7 a damage to property complaint was filed at a North Main Street convenience store after a woman reported that someone had spray painted six circles with a triangle shape above each circle on the outside wall of the store. Also, reports, state, the words “poop” and “hit the deck” were painted on the wall.
• On Oct. 6 a larceny from building complaint was filed at the Waffle House on Eatonton Road after a woman reported that after she had left her cell phone on a table, someone took the phone. The woman said she received a phone call from a Rockdale County law enforcement officer who informed her that her cell phone had been retrieved from a vehicle that had been in a high-speed car chase. The deputy said several stolen cell phones were located in the vehicle. Deputies requested an interview with the driver of the vehicle to determine where and from whom he acquired the cell phone.
• On Oct. 6 a damage to property complaint was filed at Morgan County Head Start, Garnett Street, after a woman reported that two juvenile males, allegedly 7-years-old and 9-years-old, damaged a HeadStart bus by throwing items at the windows. The woman said she observed the boys in the parking lot and when she walked over to investigate, the boys ran. The woman then noticed the damage to the bus.
• On Oct. 7 a burglary complaint was filed at a Micha Way location after a woman reported that when she pulled into the parking space of her apartment she observed a black male wearing all-black in her apartment. The woman said she saw the man through her bedroom window. Officers found entry to the apartment was gained through a broken window. A Taurus .45-caliber pistol and $20 were taken from the apartment.
• On Oct. 3 a theft of mislaid property complaint was filed at a West Jefferson Street location after a woman reported that she had left her purse on a bench outside her office. The woman said 30 minutes later she remembered the purse and when she went to retrieve the purse it was gone.
• On Oct. 4 Michael Anderson, 51, Madison, was cited for criminal trespass after officers responded to a complaint of two men drinking and cursing at the Budget Inn on Eatonton Road. Reports state that when an officer arrived he located Anderson and another man cursing at guests. Anderson had been served with a criminal trespass warning in May at the location and was cited for being on the property. The other man was advised to go to his room and stay there the rest of the day and he agreed.
• On Oct. 6 a fraud complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road fast food restaurant after a manager reported that a man had defrauded a cashier. According to reports, the customer paid for an order with a $100 bill but, reports state, confused the cashier to the extent that he left the restaurant with both the $100 bill and $92 in change.
• On Oct. 3 Christina G. Tessier, 28, Eatonton, was arrested and charged with theft by taking after she allegedly took $200 from a deposit at her job at the TA Truck Stop, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a manager noticed that $200 was missing from the deposit. The manager reported that she observed the employee take the money before making the deposit.
• On Oct. 4 a damage to property complaint was filed at a South Main Street location after a woman reported a man in a black truck pulling a white trailer with the logo “Lighthouse” on the side struck a canopy at a vacant gas station.
• On Oct. 2 forgery of checks complaint was filed at a Lions Club Road location after a man reported that while balancing a check book he noticed that someone had forged a $230.23 check to Walmart and a $296.65 check to Walmart.
• On Oct. 1 a harassing communication complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road fast-food restaurant after a manager reported that a man was calling the restaurant non-stop in an attempt to speak to an employee regarding a debt the employee allegedly owes. The manager said the restaurant had to take the phone off the hook in order to stop the calls. While an officer was there the manager put the phone back on the hook and the man called immediately. An officer spoke with the man and the man said he was not in violation of any law. The restaurant reported the man to the Federal Trade Commission.
• On Oct. 2 a shoplifting complaint was filed at Walmart, Eatonton Road, after a man reported that two men stole an Apple iPad and a Vizio laptop computer. The items were removed from a display case and placed under one of the suspect’s clothing. The items are worth $1,000.
• On Oct. 2 Michal Alexander Tyler, 17, Madison, and two juvenile females were arrested and charged with shoplifting after they allegedly attempted to take two bottles of hair dye and two boxes of Coricidin from Walmart. According to reports, the alleged thefts were captured on videotape.
• On Oct. 1 a larceny from building complaint was filed at a Mapp Street location after a woman reported that someone had taken a 358 Chevrolet motor and motor stand from the property. The items are valued at $4,616.00.
• On Oct. 2 Haley Brooke Iglinsky, 18, Madison, was arrested and charged with shoplifting after she allegedly took two boxes of Coricidin HBP from Family Dollar, Eatonton Road, without paying. According to reports, a store employee confronted Iglinsky regarding the theft and located 32 pills in Iglinsky’s back pocket. Reports state that Coricidin is a medication for persons with high blood pressure but is also “taken by teens to get high…”
Morgan County Sheriff’s Office
• On Oct. 7 an unruly child report was filed at a Wildflower Way location after a 15-year-old girl reported that she had been slapped by her mother. The slapping incident allegedly occurred after the girl confronted her mother regarding a comment the mother had made on Facebook.
• On Oct. 7 a child abuse complaint was filed at a Harris Avenue location after a woman alleged that the girlfriend of the father of her daughter had struck the daughter on the head while the child was with the father. An officer reported that there were no marks on the child but photos of the child were taken.
• On Oct. 5 Ricky Lamar Stell, 45, Bostwick, was arrested and charged with simple assault and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. According to reports, deputies were called to a Price Mill Road location after a woman alleged that Stell had argued with her regarding texts on her cell phone, left the residence and then rammed his truck into her vehicle. Stell was arrested nearby and his damaged truck was located on Price Mill Road. A .270 rifle was confiscated from a neighbor’s house.
• On Oct. 5 a burglary complaint was filed at a Teal Court location after a woman reported that someone had entered her house and removed three firearms. According to reports, the woman told deputies that she had entered the house she noticed that her bedroom was in disarray. The woman said a AK-47, a .22-caliber Marlin rifle and a 9mm Ruger pistol are all missing. The firearms are valued at $1,300.
• On Oct. 4 a burglary report was filed at a Pierce Dairy Road house after a man reported that someone had entered a HUD-owned house and removed a kitchen stove. The stove was valued at $500.
• On Oct. 4 a cruelty to animals and criminal damage to property complaint was filed at a Perryman Road location after a man alleged that someone had fed his Chocolate Lab rat poison. The man also alleged that someone had put syrup in the oil of his Toyota 4-Runner and flattened the tires on two of his vehicles. The man also alleged that someone had also loosened the bleeder of the brake line on a Toyota. The man said he believed his family “is trying to make him look crazy” and “they don’t know what type of war they started.”
• On Oct. 3 a found narcotics report was filed at the intersection of Bethany Road and Plainview Road after a Georgia Department of Corrections guard on a road detail reported that someone threw a clear plastic bag of suspected marijuana on the road side near the work detail. The guard said the person was driving an older model Ford Expedition and that he thought he had observed the same vehicle parked at a residence on Baldwin Dairy Road.
• On Oct. 3 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Apalachee Woods Trail location after a man reported that someone had broken a window in his house and turned a breaker light on to a dock. The man said he suspected a neighbor who had permission to use the house and the dock until the neighbor reportedly left he house unkempt. The complainant said the man did have permission to use the dock. The complainant said he had been told the neighbor broke the window to enter the house to turn the dock light on. The neighbor denied the accusation and was told by the property owner to remove his boat and any belongings from the dock.
• On Oct. 2 a carrying weapons within school safety zones complaint was filed at Morgan County CrossRoads school after a school administrator located a box cutter razor on a student during a routine morning search. The juvenile was transported to Sandersville Regional Youth Detention Center.
• On Oct. 1 Lance Miller Lister, 28, Pensacola, Fla., was arrested and charged with DUI, possession of a scheduled one controlled substance after an officer made a traffic stop on a vehicle driven by Lister on Interstate 20. Following the stop, reports state, officers located several bags of synthetic marijuana in the vehicle along with a receipt from a store showing purchase of “Sonic Zero,” “Scooby Snax” and “Mad Hatter” incense.
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