â€¢ On August 4 Ronnie Lee Biggs, 48, Social Circle, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after he allegedly entered an Eatonton Road convenience store and refused to leave. According to reports, Biggs requested medical attention after an officer arrived but then refused medical attention and became â€œirateâ€� when emergency medical personnel arrived.Â
Biggs also allegedly threw a cinder block around the store, through items from shelves and threw newspapers around the store.
â€¢ On August 5 a lost or mislaid property complaint was filed at a Larkmartin Street location after a woman reported that when she was leaving a Larkmartin residence she had left her pink purse on the roof of her vehicle.Â
The purse contained $87 in cash and other items. The woman told police she had returned to the location but could not find the purse.
â€¢On August 2 a larceny from auto complaint was filed at a Micha Circle location after a man reported that someone had entered a 1993 Toyota Camry and removed a Kenwood radio. The radio is valued at $125.
â€¢ On August 4 a larceny from auto complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road wrecker service after a man reported that someone had entered a GMC tractor and removed a Uniden CB player and a 13â€� black and white television set.Â
Total estimated loss is $150. A day prior the man reported that someone had entered a fenced area of the lot and removed two other CB radios.
â€¢ On August 4 a shoplifting and simple battery complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road convenience store after a woman reported that a white Ford Excursion bearing a sign for a Oconee animal facility had pulled up to the door and that one of the passengers in the vehicle had attempted to steal six alcoholic beverages.Â
According to reports, a young, possibly juvenile, male entered the store and as he was leaving the womanâ€™s bathroom a clerk in the store noticed he had the six beverages in his pockets.Â
The clerk followed the young man outside the store and told him that police had been called.Â
His friends in the Excursion allegedly told the young man to stay and wait for police but the young man then allegedly pushed the clerk and ran. The vehicle then left the site as well.Â
Reports state that three boys and three girls were in the Excursion. The clerks obtained the name and phone number for the animal facility from a sign on the vehicleâ€™s door.
â€¢ On August 4, Octavia Lavatte Farley, 29, Eatonton, was arrested and charged with excessive radio volume, driving on a suspended license and marijuana possession, after an officer allegedly observed Farley driving a vehicle with the radio playing excessively.Â
Following the stop, officers determined that Farley did not have a valid license. Following his arrest officers also allegedly located several â€œbluntsâ€� of suspected marijuana in the vehicle.
â€¢ On July 31 a damage to property complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road child care facility after a woman reported that someone had damaged a drink box located in front of the facility. Officers observed pry marks around the box and noticed that the cash box had been entered.
â€¢ On August 2 Desmond D. Harris, 17, Rutledge, was arrested and charged with underage consumption of alcohol after officers responded to a domestic disturbance complaint at a Bramblewood Drive location and determined that Harris had been consuming alcohol.
â€¢ On July 26 a cruelty to animal complaint was filed at a Micha Way location after an officer responded to a complaint that a Yorkshire Terrier had been killed. When officers arrived they located the dog outside the residence.Â
Based on observation, reports state, the dog had been dead for several hours. A woman at the residence suggested that a red rock near the dog had not been present earlier. The officer could find no sign of trauma on the dog and requested that the city of Madison Animal Control officer observe the scene. The officer reported that the dog was on a chain with an estimated five to six foot radius and no shade available.Â
A water bowl for the dog was approximately 25 feet away from the dog, reports state. A University of Georgia autopsy on the dog confirmed the officers suspicion that the dog had died from heat exhaustion.Â
The officers elected not to press criminal charges but said they will, instead, site the dogsâ€™ owner with city ordinance violations.
â€¢ On August 1 a burglary complaint was filed at a Eatonton Road motel after a man reported that someone had entered his motel room through an unsecured bathroom window and removed two 1.5 caret diamond stud earrings. The earrings are valued at $400.
â€¢ On July 28 a damage to property complaint was filed at a Meadow Ridge Drive location after a man reported that as he was driving on Meadow Ridge he stopped at a stop sign and someone threw a concrete block through his passenger side and right rear window.
â€¢ On August 4 Jeann Marie Rault, 33, Smyrna, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after he allegedly would not allow a man to eat his breakfast at an Eatonton Road restaurant.Â
Reports state that Rault allegedly cursed a man and an employee at the restaurant and then left in a vehicle.Â
Rault reportedly returned on foot and was standing at the window of the restaurant, reports state, making obscene gestures at the man and employees when an officer arrived.Â
After being hand-cuffed, Rault allegedly attempted to struggle back to the window to continue ranting and making obscene gestures.
â€¢ On August 3 James Burnett Adams, 58, Madison, was arrested and charged with shoplifting after he allegedly took a block of cheese from an Eatonton Road grocery store without paying. According to reports, an employee at the store noticed that Adams had taken the cheese and meat products and placed them in his pants.Â
He then attempted to squeeze through a closed door but was thwarted by the increased profile the meat products made.Â
He then allegedly placed the meat items on the floor and was able to squeeze though the door. An officer stopped Adams in the parking lot and discovered a $6 block of cheese in his pocket. The cheese was photographed and returned.
â€¢ On August 3 Lena Gale Whidby, 50, Madison, was arrested and charged with cocaine possession and possession of narcotic equipment after officers arrived at an Eatonton Road motel room she occupied searching for another man. During the search officers observed a man leaving the bathroom. That man, Jerry Kinney, no age, no address given, was arrested on outstanding warrants. Officers also located several â€œcrackâ€� cocaine rocks in the room and several pipes allegedly used to smoke the narcotic in the room.
Morgan County Sheriffâ€™s Department
â€¢ OnÂ August 5 a simple battery complaint was filed at a Thankful Church Road location after a man reported that while he was at a friendâ€™s house he believes he was attacked.Â
The complainant said he blacked out and does not remember the attack. Reports state that the manâ€™s left eye had begun to swell when officers arrived.
â€¢ On July 30 a simple assault complaint was filed on Jones Woods Road, High Shoals, after a woman reported that her juvenile son and two friends were walking Jones Road when they were confronted by an adult male.Â
The male allegedly pushed her son, threatened to harm him and also threatened to harm his brother when the juvenile attempted to call his brother for assistance. A woman with the attacker forced him to leave the scene.Â
The man also allegedly pushed the juvenile.
â€¢ On July 6 Julian Groover, 33, Madison, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of methamphetamine and possession of Suboxone after an officers stopped a vehicle Groover was driving on Greensboro Highway.Â
According to reports, a deputy stopped Groover for allegedly speeding.Â
Consequent to the stop the officer found a small amount of marijuana in the floorboard of Grooverâ€™s vehicle.Â
After Groover was arrested and detained, the officer then located two large zip lock bags containing marijuana in tree limbs near Grooverâ€™s vehicle. A further search of the vehicle allegedly revealed two bottle caps containing suspected methamphetamine.Â
The deputy then searched Grooverâ€™s home and located 83 pills of Suboxone, a substance used to treat methamphetamine addicts. According to reports the pills had been obtained using a prescription for a Nashville, Tenn. man.
â€¢ On July 30 a burglary and criminal trespass complaint was filed at a West Dixie Highway, Rutledge, location after a man reported that someone had entered several campers on the property. Clothing, DVDâ€™s, a television set, liquor and beer had been removed.
â€¢ On August 3 a burglary complaint was filed at a Sandy Creek Road location after a woman reported that since June she had noticed several items missing from her home.Â
Initially she, said, a yellow bra was taken, then a pair of underwear was taking. She then noticed that a can of beans and rice was missing from her kitchen.Â
She also noticed that a storm door on the rear of the house had been shoved in. She is also missing her great grandmotherâ€™s wedding band.
â€¢ On August 3 a dog complaint was filed at a Heidi Trail, Buckhead, location after a man reported that a neighborâ€™s black Labrador had chased the complainant and another man back into their residence.
â€¢ On August 4 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Blue Springs Court, Buckhead, location after a woman reported that her son had broken her washer and dryer and cursed at her. The son had left the location on foot.
â€¢ On August 4 a theft by conversion complaint was filed at a Blackwell Road, Newborn, location after a man reported that another man had contracted to purchase 200 bales of pine straw.Â
The complainant said the man picked up the pine straw but has not paid for the material. The straw is valued at $800.