Madison Police Department
• On August 31 Jarvis Bernard Williams, 17, Madison, was arrested and charged with simple assault/ simple battery and disorderly conduct after he allegedly struck a man on Overlook Drive. Reports state that the man suffered an injury to an eye.
• On August 27 a theft by taking complaint was filed at an Eatonton Highway truck stop after a man reported that an employee had allegedly stolen 20 battery cores and sold them for $5 each.
Reports state that the cores are from old batteries. A manager at the truck stop confronted the employee and the employee allegedly said he sold them because he thought they were “junk.”
• On August 29 a damage to property complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road convenience store after a man reported that someone had taken white paint and splattered around the men’s restroom.
The white paint had been stored in a closet in the bathroom.
• On August 29 a damage to property complaint was filed at a West Washington Street location after a man reported that someone had damaged roof tiles and left sawdust, insulation and other debris on the floor.
• On August 27 Ronile Lanee Smith, 40, Madison, was arrested and charged with theft by taking, theft by deception, theft by conversion after she allegedly took $1,635 while employed at a home improvement store. According to reports, Smith allegedly in concert with an unknown person, allowed a person to remove items from the store without paying for the items.
• On August 29 a shoplifting complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road department store after a loss prevention manager compiled a list of items allegedly stolen from the store in July. According to reports, a Hewlett Packard desktop computer ($848), Polaroid 15” LCD TV ($243), three Polaroid 32’ LCD TV’s ($2,058), two Dell desktop computers ($1,996), one RCA 32” LCD TV ($558), one Sanyo 32” LCD TV ($686) and one Sanyo 26” LCD TV ($448). Total loss was $6,837.
• On August 28 Robert Lee Nance, 21, Madison, was arrested and charged with simple battery and cruelty toward a child after he allegedly struck a woman and an 11-year-old boy during an argument.
Morgan County Sheriff’s Office
• On August 28 a dispute complaint was filed at a Sweetbriar Trace location after a woman reported that a neighbor accused her of contacting the department of agriculture to report that he was neglecting his horses and since that time the neighbor has allegedly shouted and used profanity towards the complainant.
The complainant also said that the neighbor also walked in his yard with a shotgun and that he shot the gun in the air several times.
• On August 28 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Newborn Road, Rutledge, location after a man reported that three people in a gold, four door car pulled into his driveway, walked into the back yard and took a 6-month-old Pit Bull puppy. The complainant said he was familiar with one of the suspects and said he lives in Covington.
• On August 28 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a McDonough Street, Rutledge, location after a woman reported that someone had removed three metal lawn chairs from her back yard. The complainant said the chairs had been in her family for 40 years.
She also said that while she was walking on Hawkins Avenue she located two similar chairs that had been painted blue and another chair that was in the original condition as those taken from her yard. She attempted to contact the Hawkins Avenue homeowner but was unsuccessful. A deputy was also unsuccessful in contacting the homeowner.
• On August 28 a damage to property complaint was filed at a Fieldcrest Court, Buckhead, location after a man reported that on August 27 they came home and noticed that a neighbor’s rodeo bulls were out of their fenced pasture.
They also reported that an electric fence used to contain horses belonging to the complainant had been damaged as well as several Loblolly pines. Later, when they returned again, they noticed that the bulls were back in their fenced pasture.
They requested that the neighbor review the damage and the neighbor allegedly cursed at the complainant’s specifically regarding the damage to the trees, and allegedly made a motion to strike the complainants.
The neighbor also allegedly threatened violence if the complainant’s entered his property.
• On August 28 a theft by taking complaint was filed after a Georgia DOT employee reported that someone had removed 50 gallons of diesel fuel from a piece of equipment.
The gas cap had been cut off the equipment.
• On August 27 James H. Iglinsky, 48, Madison, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after he allegedly argued with two girls and made threats toward another man.
• On August 26 Jessica Nicole Daniel, 22, Athens and James Redman Dougerty, 42, Buckhead, were arrested and charged with disorderly conduct after an officer responded to a complaint that a woman was running down Bethany Road screaming.
After a deputy arrived, Daniel said that she had been assaulted. After the deputy returned Daniel to her home, the deputy noticed that the house had been trashed. Daniel alleged Dougherty had damaged items in the house but a witness told the deputy that after he had observed the couple fighting, he noticed that Daniel had entered the house and damaged contents.
• On August 26 a man reported that a woman in a Honda Civic had struck him with her car while he was walking on Athens Highway. The complainant said the woman had left the scene. Deputies located the woman and the woman said the man had stuck his left leg out as she passed and after she struck the man she offered assistance and took the man to a local motel.
She said the man appeared to be intoxicated and refused medical treatment.
• On August 25 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Mallard Court location after a man reported that he heard a noise and observed a green van in his cul-de-sac. The complainant said he also noticed that someone on a four wheeler was in his neighbor’s yard attempting to remove a blue tractor.
The man said when he observed the suspects, the man on the four wheeler made an obscene gesture with his finger and left.
• On August 25 a shots fired complaint was filed at a Hollis Street, Rutledge, location after a woman reported hearing shots fired.
A deputy responded and spoke with neighbors who reported that nobody had fired shots.
The deputy advised the neighbors of the dangers of firing shots.
Morgan County Arrest Report
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 in a court of law.
• Christopher Jason Ashworth, 31, September 1, probation violation. • Sheoka Lashonta Moss, 31, Elberton, September 1, probation violation.
• Joshua Jamaal Mathis, 20, Madison, August 30, possession of marijauna with intent to distribute.
• Hamilton Wesley Veasley, 28, Madison, August 30, probation violation.
• Vantineus Mortray McClendon, 26, Madison, August 30, probation violation.
• Amy Michelle Burrell, 31, McDonough, August 29, probation violation.
• Kenishawanna Shonta Smith, 29, Madison, August 29, probate court bench warrant.
• Adam Damon Reese, 30, Madison, state probation violation.
• Amanda Annette Ruff, 48, Conyers, August 28, probate court.
• Mackenzie Allen Howard, 21, Social Circle, August 27, sexual battery.
• Ricky Rudolph Carr, 51, Madison, August 26, child support.