Law Enforcement • November 15, 2012
Madison Police Department
• On Nov. 3 a harassing communication report was filed at an Eatonton Road location after a woman reported that a man called her and wanted to describe his wife’s physical features to the complainant. The call, according to reports, is similar in context to a phone call a man made to another woman last week.
• On Nov. 7 a damage to property complaint was filed at the Daniel Morgan Housing project on Morgan Circle. According to reports, a man reported that someone had pulled up 26 plants that had recently been planted as part of a landscaping improvement plan. The plants are valued at $400.
• On Nov. 10 a damage to property complaint was filed at an East Jefferson Street location after a man reported that someone had used a tool to damage his 1998 Mercedes. The man said there were scratches on the door and near the key entry on the trunk.
• On Nov. 9 Patricia Elizabeth Frady, 30, Madison, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after officers responded to a fire call on Lions Club Road. According to reports a Morgan County deputy extinguished a small fire. Frady allegedly took issue with the officer putting out the fire and allegedly told the officers that she “hated people in uniform.” She also allegedly said “people in uniform destroy,” and threatened to “rip” one of the officer’s heads off.
Morgan County Sheriff’s Office
• On Nov. 10 a criminal damage to property complaint was filed at a Monticello Road location after a man alleged that an intoxicated party guest had ripped the rear wiper blade from a vehicle and used the blade to scratch the side of his truck. According to reports, the man said a woman had become intoxicated and belligerent and had been asked to leave the party at approximately 2 a.m. The man said he observed the woman throw something near his truck and when he later inspected his truck noticed the damages and located the wiper blade on the ground.
• On Nov. 10 a found property report was filed at the rear entrance of Buckhead Manor after a man reported he had found a woman’s wallet and a black gun case that contained a Walther P22 pistol inside.
• On Nov. 10 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Centennial Road location after a man reported that someone had taken a chain saw from the back of his four-wheeler. The complainant said he had used the saw two days prior to the theft. The man said there were two saws tied to the vehicle but only one saw was taken.
• On Nov. 9 a civil dispute report was filed at a Bostwick Highway convenience store after a woman reported that she had intended to pump and pay for $10 worth of gas but her uncle had pumped $30 worth of gas without her knowledge. The woman said she left the vehicle and the uncle at the pump and entered the store expecting to prepay for gas. The uncle, reports state, placed the nozzle in the vehicle and locked the trigger device. A clerk turned the pump on but the uncle had left the vehicle and walked to the bathroom. The woman said she did not feel that she owed the $30 because she only intended on paying for $10 in gas. The store’s owner said she did owe the money. The woman gave the clerk $10, reports state, and the owner was instructed to continue seeking repayment through the Morgan County Magistrate Court.
• On Nov. 9 a wreckless driving complaint was filed at the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office after a woman reported that while she was driving on Interstate 20 a man in a red Toyota pickup truck made several attempts to run her off the road. The woman said the man swerved into her lane several times.
• On Nov. 9 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Sugar Creek Road location after a man reported that someone had taken his Suzuki motorcycle. Witnesses told police that a dark blue Chevy pickup truck with trailer had been parked in the complainant’s yard during the estimated time of the theft.
• On Nov. 8 a theft by taking and criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Broughton Lane location after a man reported that someone had attempted to steal his Zero Turn Husqvarna lawn mower. A pasture fence had been cut and a stolen utility trailer were at the scene.
• On Nov. 8 a theft by taking complaint was filed at an Old Mill Road, Rutledge, location after a man reported that someone had used his bank card to purchase a $504 gift card from a Walmart in Florida.
• On Nov. 7 a found property report was filed at a West Main Street, Rutledge, location after a man reported that while walking to work he found a blue mountain bike. The bike was abandoned next to railroad tracks.
• On Nov. 7 a cruelty toward children and affray complaint was filed at a West Main Street, Rutledge, location after officers were dispatched to a physical fight complaint. Reports state that a woman went to the residence to pick up her 1-year-old son and while at the residence engaged in a physical fight with another woman. The fight was prompted, reports state, when the residence owner requested that the woman leave the child at the residence. At this point, reports state, one woman pulled the other woman’s hair and they both wrestled on the ground.
• On Nov. 5 a simple battery complaint was filed at a Malcom Road, Bostwick, location after a man alleged that a woman had thrown a handful of cereal and a jar of peanut butter at him. The man said the action was precipitated by his request to go to Bishop and purchase a biscuit. The man said the woman became angry and slapped him with the cereal. The woman told authorities that she became enraged when the man called her a derogatory name and that she did throw cereal at him and slapped his cereal bowl but she denied throwing peanut butter at the man.
• On Nov. 6 Alexander Michael Tyler, 17, Madison, was arrested and charged with prescription drugs not in their original container, after he was searched at Morgan County High School and authorities allegedly found a pill in his pocket. Another person was arrested in relation to the incident and charged with possession of marijuana.
• On Nov. 5 Terry Roger Peek, 51, Greensboro, was arrested and charged with obstruction and giving false name after he allegedly fled into a wooded area off Atlanta Highway after officers attempted to question him regarding a fight inside a vehicle complaint. Reports state that after a 20 minute search in the wooded area officers located Peek laying face down in the woods.
Printed in the November 15, 2012 edition