• On April 26 a dog bite complaint was filed at a Ramada Lane location after a man reported that he was guest at a local motel and noticed another man walking two dogs from another motel. The complainant said one of the dogs broke free from the dog owner’s control and ran at the complainant, eventually biting him. The complainant said he attempted to speak to the dog’s owner regarding the event, but the man walked back into the motel. The complainant called the police and police located the dog owner who said his dogs were up to date on shots.
On April 26 a larceny from auto complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road restaurant after a woman reported that someone had entered her boyfriend’s 1999 Dodge 3500 and removed contents from her purse including a checkbook, a credit card, a debt card, a social security card, $1, an Ipod Nano and a Kodak digital camera. There was a pry mark under the driver’s side door handle. At the same restaurant, another man reported that someone had damaged the lock on his 1996 Chevy S10 pickup truck and entered his vehicle. Nothing was reported stolen. A third complaint was filed on the same day at the same restaurant after a man reported that someone had broken into his vehicle and removed a Garmin GPS system. Again, the front driver’s side door lock was damaged.
• On April 27 a damage to property complaint was filed at a Micha Way location after a man reported that his son’s girlfriend had become enraged because the son was allegedly speaking to another girl and cut the passenger seat of the man’s vehicle. Estimated cost to repair is $400.
• On April 20 a larceny complaint was filed at an Eatonton Highway truck stop after a woman reported that a waitress at the truck stop had made a money drop of $396 but no money was found in the drop safe.
• On April 24 a larceny complaint was filed at a Dixie Avenue location when a woman reported that someone had taken her mother’s purse. Reports state that the purse was found outside the house near an air conditioning unit but a wallet was missing. The wallet contained a driver’s license, social security card, check book, credit cards and $200 in cash. A man at the residence said he saw a man walking from the rear of the residence at approximately the same time the theft occurred.
• On April 25 a larceny complaint was filed at a Four Lake Drive location after a man reported that someone had removed a Johnboat from a pond. The complainant said he had noticed two unfamiliar men earlier at the pond and that there were marks in the sand where a boat had been dragged away.
• On April 25 a simple battery complaint was filed at a Pearl Street location after a woman reported that she had been contacted by a male friend and requested to come to the male friend’s house in order to receive money the man allegedly owed the complainant. Reports state that the woman said after she arrived she and the man became engaged in an argument that eventually ended with both combatants yelling at each other, the man shoving the woman and tearing her shirt and the woman threatening to call police. The man then allegedly left the location with another woman.
• On April 25 a larceny complaint was filed at a Bell Circle location after a woman reported that someone had entered her yard and removed a green Next bicycle with silver foot pegs and a girl’s pink and black Next bicycle. Value of the bicycles is $200.
• On April 17 a fraud complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road location after a woman reported that she had misplaced her debit card while grocery shopping and when she arrived home she went online and noticed that someone had used the card to make a $27.27 purchase at an Athens gas station. Before the woman could close the account someone had used the card to make a $32.89 purchase in Winder.
• On April 22 a lost or stolen purse complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road department store after a woman reported that after she completed shopping she noticed that her purse was missing. The purse contained a driver’s license, $20 in cash, a Social Security card, a debit card and two filled prescriptions.
• On April 21 a stolen property complaint was filed at an Academy Street location after a woman reported that someone had removed her purse from her vehicle while it was parked at her residence. The purse contained a small brown, leather wallet that contained $50 in cash, a driver’s license, a debit card and a credit card.
• On April 22 a larceny complaint was filed at a North Main Street drug store after a man reported that someone had damaged two drink machines in front of his store. Money had been removed from one machine and the other suffered exterior damage.
• On April 23 a larceny complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road restaurant after a man reported that four males had left the restaurant without adequately paying for their meals. The man said the four men received $19.09 in meals but left seven $1 bills on top of the check at the cash register and left. The complainant secured the license number of the vehicle the men left in, and the owner was listed as a man living in Oxford. Attempts to reach the man by phone failed, however, because the suspect’s phone had been disconnected. The restaurant reported a loss of $12.09 in the case.
• On April 24 a simple battery complaint was filed at a Gilmore Lane location after a woman reported that she had spoken to her boyfriend earlier in the day and he had instructed her to stay in her residence. The woman said she left later with her sister to go for a walk and was then confronted by the boyfriend, who allegedly pulled the complainant by the hair. The sister then allegedly attempted to pull the boyfriend away but the boyfriend slapped her, causing her to fall to the ground. The boyfriend then allegedly grabbed the complainant by the hair again and attempted to drag her up the street. The complaint broke free, however and called the police.
• On April 24 Elrick Elaine Harris, 18, Madison, and a 16-year-old female were both arrested and charged with shoplifting after they allegedly removed tags from $91 worth of items from a Lions Club department store and left the store without paying. Reports state that the store’s manager called police and said the two young women had fled the store. They were later stopped in a vehicle driven by Harris and all stolen items were recovered.
• On April 21 a larceny complaint was filed at a Micha Way location after a woman reported that someone had removed her step-son’s “Tony Hawk” bicycle. The woman told police that street information led her to believe the bike was either in Orchard Grove or the Beacon Heights area. Both neighborhoods were searched but no bike was found. The bike was later returned to the complainant’s resident, however, but half of the red bike had been painted black.
• On April 28 Michael Keith Walker, 55, Buckhead, was arrested and charged with prescription drugs not in original container, DUI refusal, fleeing or attempting to elude police officers and reckless driving after a deputy was dispatched to a Bethany Road location in reference to a man that had gotten out of his truck and was yelling at someone. Reports state that the deputy located Walker, who matched the description given to him by dispatch, and attempted to pull him over. The initial attempt was in vain, however, but Walker was stopped at the entrance of Madison on the Creek. Following the stop, reports state, Walker was not steady on his feet. A deputy removed a pill bottle containing blue and yellow pills. Walker refused a blood or breath test.
• On April 25 James Edwin Mullinax, 58, Monroe was attested and charged with criminal trespass, possession of tools during the commission of a crime and driving while license withdrawn. Fonda Lynn Corbin, 35, Madison, was arrested and charged with possession of tools for the commission of crime and criminal trespass. The arrests came after Mullinax and Corbin were found near a Davis Academy Road residence after they had driven over a cable blocking the residence from the roadway. In Mullinax’s vehicle were several wire strippers and cutters and other tools. Mullinax told officers he had driven to the residence and after deputies checked his status with the Georgia Crime Information Unit, they discovered his license had been suspended.
• On April 28 a damage to property complaint was filed at a Fieldcrest Court, Buckhead location after a woman reported that a horse had gotten loose in her front yard and had bitten her golf cart.
• On April 27 Michael Scott Nichols, 39, Madison, was arrested and charged with simple battery and disorderly conduct after, reports state, he had been drinking and started to yell at a woman known to him. Reports state that the woman left the residence and went to her car to listen to the radio but that Nichols allegedly came to the car, hit the woman three times on the head, threw the contents of her purse in the car and then pushed the woman down and dragged her approximately 30 feet. The woman said she had tried to call 911 when Nichols pushed her down. She then went into the house to lay down and Nichols called 911, reports state, to report that he thought the woman was going to drive after drinking and he was not going to let her.
• On April 24 a harassing phone call complaint was filed at a Hestertown Road location after a man reported that he had received a call from a man who requested that the complainant give him $200 or the caller would kill the complainant. The complainant said the caller had a foreign accent. The complainant said his sister has been involved with what he perceives to be a scam and had used his phone to speak with the subjects. The sister has also allegedly sent money several times overseas. The man later called deputies and reported that he had received another call from a man demanding $200 or the man was going to “come break down the door, take his wife and kill him.” The complainant told the man he was not married.
• On April 23 a burglary complaint was filed at a Sewell Lane, Rutledge location after a woman reported that someone had entered her house and removed a Bersa .380 caliber handgun, a Savage Model 270 hunting rifle, and a 35 Marlin lever action hunting rife with Red Dot scope.
• On April 24 a burglary complaint was filed at a Dickson Road, Rutledge location after a man reported that someone had entered his house and removed several jewelry items, a 22 caliber rifle and cash.
• On April 23 Pamela Sabrina Butler, 36, Madison, was arrested and charged with simple battery and obstructing law enforcement officers after she allegedly refused to leave a Flat Rock Road residence and then after officers arrived allegedly attempted to kick out the patrol unit’s window during her arrest.
• On April 23 Rico Demon Hunter, 19, Madison, was arrested and charged with criminal trespass and obstruction after a woman allegedly observed Hunter at her daughter’s window. Hunter fled into a wooded area and refused to come out of hiding, reports state. Approximately one hour after being asked to show himself Hunter walked out of the woods at his mother’s request.
• On April 23 Sommer Nichoele Bennett, 19, Madison was arrested and charged with simple assault and Stephen Carl Smith, 24, was charged with disorderly conduct after Bennett allegedly hit, scratched and punched Smith while Smith allegedly threw and broke things during an argument.