Madison Police Department
• On August 21 a burglary complaint was filed at an East Washington Street location after a man reported that at some point in the night someone entered his residence and removed a Ithaca 12 gauge shotgun. The complainant’s cousin said he saw an unknown black male wearing a brown shirt and blue jeans fleeing the location with what appeared to be a long gun. The complainant said the same shotgun had been stolen earlier in the year but was recovered.
• On August 22 a damage to property complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road motel room after a man reported that someone had apparently thrown a large rock at a double-pane window in one of the rooms.
• On August 22 a simple assault complaint was filed at a Micha Way location after a woman reported that she had taken her 15-year-old son to Orchard Grove apartments to find a friend and while the son was searching for the friend he was beaten by four or five males.
The son told police that after he had knocked on a door seeking his friend, the males ran up a stairwell and demanded money.
The son said he refused and the men punched him several times. He said he managed to escape and ran back to his mother’s car. The mother took the son to Morgan Memorial Hospital ‘s emergency room for treatment.
• On August 21 a terroristic threats complaint was filed at a Commerce Street location after a woman reported that her ex-boyfriend had made several statements to the effect that he was going to kill the woman. The woman said that while she was walking on U.S. 441 south near Micha Way, the ex-boyfriend rode by and allegedly yelled at the complainant to start running “because I’m going to (expletive) kill you.”
The woman said the man stopped his vehicle at a nearby parking lot, got out and again threatened to kill the woman. The woman said she then ran home and called police. She said neighbors have seen the man’s vehicle several times around the complainant’s house at odd hours. The woman said she dated the man for approximately two months.
• On August 19 an aggravated assault complaint was filed at a West Washington Street location after two men apparently engaged in a knife fight. According to reports, officers responded to an emergency call at Morgan Memorial Hospital and interviewed and photographed one man who had sustained knife wounds to the neck, abdomen and back.
After interviewing that suspect, they also located another man near the Morgan County Courthouse who has sustained lacerations on the hands.
Through interviews with both men officers determined that both men were armed with a knife and the men engaged in a fight after an argument regarding one of the men’s wife. While no arrest was made at the time of the report, the officer stated that he would seek warrants for both men on charges of aggravated assault.
• On August 19 a damage to property complaint was filed at a Micha Way location after a woman reported that someone had placed raw eggs on her vehicle.
The woman said the eggs had already cooked onto her hood. A day earlier, the complainant Chiquita Rene Clark, 31, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after she allegedly pulled a woman’s hair and dragged the woman from a curb. Clark alleged that the woman’s son had broken the back windshield of her vehicle and that the woman had struck Clark’s child during the incident with the windshield. In a related development, on August 18 a 16-year-old male was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and criminal trespass after he alleged broke the rear windshield of a vehicle at Clark’s location.
Morgan County Sheriff’s Office
• On August 24 an unsafe vehicle complaint was filed at a Ruark Road, Bostwick, location after a man reported that a red four wheeler was on Ruark Road and had entered city of Bostwick property and performed “donuts” with the vehicle. When officers arrived they encounted a man on a red four wheeler near the city’s basketball courts. The man told officers that he had just began riding the machine. Deputies checked and discovered that several complaints against the man and the four wheeler had been filed and that deputies had warned the man on several occasions, reports state, to keep the four wheeler off the road. The four wheeler was towed to the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office.
• On August 24 a child custody dispute complaint was filed at a Hestertown Road location after a woman reported that she had received a call from her daughter stating that her father was mad and that the daughter did not want to stay in the house.
A deputy accompanied the complainant to the residence and was told by the father that the children had been arguing and that he had told them to stop. He also said if the children did not want to stay at the location they could leave with their mother.
• On August 23 a domestic violence complaint was filed at a Mission Road location after a woman reported that she had recently ended a relationship with a man but she was fearful of the man because the man had threatened to kill her.
• On August 23 an animal complaint was filed at a Perryman Road, Buckhead, location after a woman reported that a white and brown dog was on her property. Officers responded and located what appeared to be, reports state, an English Bulldog. The dog was contained and taken to the Morgan County Detention Center until an animal control officer could take the dog.
• On August 23 a missing person report was filed at a Turner Road location after a woman reported that her son had been missing for eight days. The woman said the son had said that he was “upset about having someone watch everything he did.” The complainant said she believes he may be staying with a girlfriend in Athens.
• On August 23 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Seven Islands Road location after a man reported that someone had entered his yard and removed a 1994 black Ford Ranger.
Approximately three hours later deputies engaged in a chase with the vehicle near from where it had been stolen but the suspect escaped on foot.
• On August 22 a hit and run complaint was filed at a Greensboro Road location after a man reported that while he was working on cable television wires, someone in a small black car sideswiped his vehicle and left. The complainant’s vehicle suffered moderate damage to the driver’s side middle and driver’s side front quarter panel.
There was no paint transfer. The complainant stated that following the alleged hit and run he left the area to work somewhere else but returned 40 minutes later and contacted authorities.
• On August 18 a lost property complaint was filed at Hard Labor Creek State Park after a man reported that while he was at the park riding a horse, he lost a blue waist bag that contained approximately 90 Percocet pills, a driver’s license, a checks and $60 cash.
• On August 19 a burglary complaint was filed at a Mallory Road location after a man reported that someone had entered his house and removed $2,150 in firearms, $1,975 in electronic equipment and $2,000 in jewelry.
• On August 19 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Flat Rock Road location after a woman reported that someone had attempted to pry open the trunk of her 1985 Oldsmoblile Cutlass. The complainant said the driver’s side door had also been damaged.
• On August 18 a pointing or aiming a gun at another complaint was filed at a Fambrough Bridge Road, Rutledge, location after a woman reported that while she was employed as a home health nurse, she became involved in an altercation with her client’s daughter at which point the daughter’s son allegedly pointed a pistol at the complainant at which point the complainant fled.
Morgan County Arrest Reports
The following were listed on the arrest book Monday at the Morgan County Detention Center. Although these people have been arrsted they are not considered guilty unless they later plead guilty or are convicted ina court of law.
• Marcus Gibbs, 23, Madison, parole violation.
• Nathan Thomas Earl, 31, Alpharetta, illigal possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana.
• Jeremiah Laborn, 29, Madison, probation violation.
• Mitchell Leon Rucker, 43, Madison, probation violation.
• Ollie Katie Strickland, 50, Brilliant, Ala., fraud (financial identity).
• Janet Denise Smith, 43, Siloam, forgery, first degree.
• Brandon King Pitts, 26, Bishop, probation violation.
• Willie Little, Jr., 32, Mansfield, three counts endangering a child under 14-years-old while DUI, one count failure to maintain lane, one count fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer, three counts child restraint not used properly, one count DUI.
• Adam Damon Reese, 30, Madison, state probation violation.