POLICE BLOTTER: May 7, 2009
Madison Police Department
• On April 27 a damage to property complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road truck stop after three truck drivers reported that some time in the evening someone broke the locks off three trucks.
The trucks contained dog milk bones and floor brooms. Nothing was reported stolen.
• On April 30 a recovered stolen property report was filed at an Eatonton Road truck stop after an officer responded to a report that an empty flat bed trailer was found. An investigation showed that the trailer had been hauling small lawn tractors. The trailer was empty and the owner in Gwinnett was notified.
• On March 3 an auto theft recovery complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road truck stop after officers on foot patrol at the truck stop located a flat bed trailer containing a cargo container. The cargo container had contained riding lawn mowers, ATV’s and mower decks but was empty. The container was reported stolen out of New Jersey and the trailer stolen from Chatham County, Georgia.
• On May 3 a damage to property complaint was filed at a Markhams Drive location after parents called police when their son allegedly struck his fist through a wall. Reports state that the son had allegedly become disrespectful towards his mother and that during an argument with his father he punched a hole in his bedroom wall.
• On April 24 Willie Roger Laguin, 32, Madison, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, resisting and criminal trespass after officers allegedly observed him running from a crowd near Morgan Circle. During the chase an officer attempted to taze Laguin but failed. Subsequent to his arrest, reports state officers located a small amount of suspected marijuana on Laguin’s person.
Morgan County Sheriff’s Office
• On May 2 Jeremy Shane Kidd, 31, Monticello, was arrested and charged with giving false name, DOB to an officer after an officer stopped a vehicle in which Kidd was a passenger for a tail light violation. Following the stop, reports state, Kidd allegedly told the officer his name was Timothy Shaun Hamby.
When an officer could not authenticate Kidd’s claim, Kidd suggested the officer take him to his Harper Street house and let his wife verify his identity. His wife verified that Kidd’s name is Jeremy Shane Kidd, reports state, and Kidd was arrested.
• On April 27 a simple battery complaint was filed at a Price Mill Road location after a woman reported that she was seeking a 15-year-old run-away at the location. The woman said she observed the child jump from a truck at the location and run into the woods. The woman said that when she and a man attempted to pursue the 15-year-old another man at the location struck the woman’s companion in the face with his fist and then chased him from the property with a bat.
The man said the couple had trespassed and that they had a restraining order against him in Oconee County. The man said he chased the man with the bat because he was “mad.”
• On April 27 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Lower Apalachee Road location after a woman reported that someone had entered her house and removed two gospel CD’s. The CD’s are “Mighty Clouds of Joy” and “Women of Gospel.” They are valued at $20.