• On April 26 an auto theft complaint was filed at a Overlook Drive location after a woman reported that a man known to her had taken her truck and told her that he was going to sale the vehicle. The complainant said the vehicle, a black four door Caprice with tinted windows actually belonged to her mother. A warrant has been issued for the man’s arrest.
• On May 3 Jimmy Lee Binion, 28, Madison was arrested and charged with drunkenness after officers found him at the intersection of Maple and East Jefferson streets. Reports state that Binion had blood-shot eyes and a strong odor of alcohol emitting from his person.
• On May 1 Randy Deon Benford, 29, Madison, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana after he was arrested on an outstanding warrant. Officers allegedly found a small plastic bag that contained suspected marijuana in Benford’s left front pants pocket.
• On May 1 a harassing communication complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road location after a woman reported that another woman is threatening her and accusing her of dating her boyfriend. The complainant said the allegation was false.
• On May 2 a burglary complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road pool hall after a man reported that someone had attempted to enter the pool hall through a vent in the roof. A burglar alarm activated at the building. Officers found a large hole in the ceiling at the establishment but nothing was reported missing.
• On April 27 Ulysses S. Fowler, 29, Madison, was arrested and charged with obstructing police officers, driving while unlicensed and driving at night without headlights after an officer stopped Fowler for allegedly driving at night without headlights. Reports state that Fowler stopped at an Eatonton Highway drug store and then fled into the woods. He was later captured and detained.
• On April 28 a counterfeit complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road convenience store after a woman reported that two women entered the store and paid $5.65 for items with a $100 bill.
However, reports state, the bill was in fact a $5 that had been changed to appear like a $100 bill. The two women received their change and left the store.
• On April 28 a larceny from auto complaint was filed at an Academy Street location after a woman reported that while she was at church someone removed her purse from her vehicle. The purse contained a Social Security card, a cell phone, checks and a Georgia driver’s license. Several calls were made from the phone before the woman could deactivate the device.
On April 29 a woman reported finding the purse at the corner of East Washington Street and Creekpoint Drive. Some personal items were also found.
• On April 29 a fraud complaint was filed at a Four Lakes Drive location after a woman reported that she had received a credit card bill from Best Buy’s claiming she had charged more than $2,000 to a Best Buy’s account. The woman said she had never opened an account with Best Buy’s.
• On April 29 Kaitlyn H. Speed, 17, Buckhead and a 16-year-old female were arrested and charged with possession of marijuana less than an ounce after an officer saw a gray 2005 Honda Accord occupied by two females parked on Markhams Drive.
The officers stopped to see if the teens needed assistance and allegedly detected a strong odor of marijuana. The 16-year-old was released to her father and Speed was booked into the Morgan County Detention Center.
• On April 29 a simple assault complaint was filed at a Lions Club department store after two teens reported that while they were at the store they were confronted by two men who taunted them in the store and then followed them to their vehicle and struck the vehicle several times with fists.
• On May Timothy Antwan Chester, 17, Madison was arrested and charged with criminal trespass after he was allegedly observed by officers at Orchard Grove Apartments. Reports state that Chester has been banned from the apartments and was in violation of a court order to stay away.
• On May 2 a 16-year-old male was arrested and charged with simple battery after he allegedly entered a pawn shop on West Washington Street and struck a 20-year-old male in the head with his fist while the 20-year-old male was getting a ring sized.
• On May 3 Wilbert Young, 61, of Madison, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and drunkenness after he allegedly made threats to customers in the parking lot of an Eatonton Road motel. He allegedly told customers he had a gun and was “looking for someone.”
• On May 5 a simple assault and interfering with a 911 call complaint was filed at a Harris Street location after a woman said a man attacked her under her carport. The complainant said the man ran from a neighbor’s yard, grabbed her purse and dumped the contents on the ground.
She said the man grabbed the complainant by the hair and pulled it, taking a large handful. The woman said the man, who is known to her, also took her cell phone as she was attempting to dial 911.
• On May 3 Moses Joseph Emmanuel, 19, Union Point, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana after officers received a complaint call from an Eatonton Highway motel that a man was in a vehicle allegedly smoking marijuana.
When officers arrived, reports state, they allegedly found Emmanuel, two females and another man in the vehicle with a suspected marijuana cigarette. Emmanuel allegedly told the officers the marijuana belonged to him.
• On May 5 a burglary complaint was filed at a Shoals Court location after a man reported that someone had entered four model homes and removed appliances from each house. A cell phone was located in one of the homes.
• On May 2 a burglary complaint was filed at Morgan County High School after a man reported that someone had entered a construction site at the school and removed 150 feet of 2.5 inch copper tubing worth an estimated $3,000.
• On April 29 a simple battery complaint was filed at a Centennial Road, Rutledge location after a man reported that he went to his mother’s house to get some clothes and his uncle struck him in the face with a closed fist and attempted to choke him.
The uncle and mother both told deputies that the complainant came to the house extremely intoxicated and demanded money from the mother and then struck the uncle. The complainant had an outstanding warrant against him from Walton County and was detained.
• On April 28 a burglary complaint was filed at Morgan County High School after a man reported that someone entered a room at the school’s middle school and damaged a vending machine. The incident took place sometime during the school’s spring break.
• On May 1 a suspicious incident report was filed at a Spears Road location after a woman reported that someone had removed two plastic chairs from her back patio and threw them over a fence. While a deputy was investigating the complaint he found two large garbage bags which contained suspected marijuana plants and marijuana growing materials. These items were located approximately 50 feet from the roadway. The deputy also found three bags of fertilizer, several black pots and 2x4 boards with hooks, which appeared to be used in hanging the plants to dry.
• On May 1 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Fears Road location after a woman reported that someone had removed a long-stemmed rose bush from her property. The complainant said earlier someone had removed an orange rose bush from her property but since that bush was close to the road she didn’t “pay it much mind.”
• On May 2 a bomb threat complaint was filed at a Wood Craft Road location after a man reported that someone had called a manufacturing plant and said in 30 minutes he was gong to blow the plant up.
The man called three more times counting down the time. Deputies cleared the building and searched the plant but found no device.
On May 4 the plant received another bomb threat. This time the caller said the bomb would explode in 20 minutes. The building was cleared again and checked.
• On May 3 Chelsea Marie Lutz, 17, Eatonton, was arrested and charged with possession of alcohol by a minor after a vehicle in which she was a passenger was stopped for speeding on Apalachee River Road. While the driver was receiving a citation, a deputy reported that Lutz had “blood shot” and “glassy” eyes. The deputy performed an alcohol sensor test on Lutz and she allegedly failed.
• On May 3 a dispute complaint was filed at an Indian Creek Road location after a man reported that another man had attempted to run him off the road four or five times. The man said that he had a temporary protective order against the suspect three years ago following an altercation.
• On May 4 Larry Ronald Denton, 48, Rutledge, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after he allegedly consumed large volumes of alcohol, kicked a girl in the leg and cursed at two girls so loudly that neighbors reported that they had to turn up their stereo so their minor children could not hear the cursing.
• On May 2 Eli Thomas Peek, 19, Madison, was arrested and charged with possession of an open container after driving while license suspended, possession of alcohol by a minor and possession of an open container after he was stopped at a road block on Fairplay Road. Consequent to the stop a deputy reported that he found a green sock hat in the console of the vehicle that contained a small quantity of suspected marijuana and an open Crown Royal bottle under the passenger seat.
A passenger in the vehicle, Samuel Ray Hannah, 18, Rutledge, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana after a deputy found a small bag of suspected marijuana under the passenger seat of the vehicle.