Morgan County Sheriff's Office

Morgan County Sheriff’s Department

Jesse Walker Law Enforcement

On Jan. 13 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Monticello Road residence. According to reports, a man said that someone had damaged a section of fence with either a truck or SUV. A deputy located a left outside mirror cover from a vehicle and surmised that a vehicle traveling south on Monticello Road lost control and struck the fence which is located 20 feet off the roadway. The complainant estimated damage at $500. On Jan. 13 a burglary complaint was filed at an Atlanta Highway, Rutledge residence. According …

Madison Police

Madison Police Department

Jesse Walker Law Enforcement

On Jan. 15 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Micha Way residence. According to reports, a man said while he was sitting in the living room of his residence with a woman he heard a knock on the door but ignored it. The man said the knock became a banging and he looked outside and allegedly observed a vehicle that belonged to a former girlfriend parked in front of his residence. The complainant said he then heard his bedroom window shatter. The vehicle then left the area. An …

Morgan County Sheriff's Office

Morgan County Sheriff’s Department

Jesse Walker Law Enforcement

On Jan. 7 a lost or misplaced items complaint was filed at a Seoned St., Bishop residence. According to reports, a woman said she had several items stored in a black purse in her bedroom that were now missing. The complainant said the items include driver’s license, a Social Security card, $20 cash, a pack of Newport non-menthol cigarettes and several containers of medicine that include Keppra, Synthroid, Prozac, Adderall, Lamictal, Vistaril, Trazadone, Risperdal, birth control pills and an inhaler. The total value of the items is $176. The woman …

Madison Police

Madison Police Department

Jesse Walker Law Enforcement

On Jan. 6 a theft by shoplifting complaint was filed at Ollie’s Bargain Outlet, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an employee said that a thin white male wearing black pants, a blue jacket and a baseball cap entered the store with a heavy set white female wearing a purple sweater and white jeans. Reports state that the employee alleged the man left the store with a bulge in his jacket and the woman left the store with three unknown brand bath towels stuffed inside her jacket and a County Living …

Morgan County Sheriff's Office

Morgan County Sheriff’s Department

Jesse Walker Law Enforcement

On Dec. 31 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Holstein Road residence. According to reports, a man said someone had removed the 2018 red decal from his license tag. On Dec. 31 a computer trespass complaint was filed at a Sweetbriar Trace residence. According to reports, a woman said someone had been accessing her credit card and email accounts. The woman said passwords to the accounts had been changing. She also said on Dec. 22 she contacted a company called Quentin Solutions to repair her computer. The …

Madison Police

Madison Police Department

Jesse Walker Law Enforcement

On Dec. 31 a burglary and theft by taking complaint was filed at Budget Inn, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an employee reported that someone entered a vacant room and removed a 27” Vizio flat screen television set. The television is valued at $230. No signs of forced entry were present but sheets on the bed in the room were in disarray, reports state. On Dec. 30 six different people reported that their vehicles had been struck by eggs. The incidents occurred on Terris Drive, Newman Drive and Pinetree Circle. …

Madison Police

Madison Police Department

Jesse Walker Law Enforcement

On Dec. 16 an entering auto complaint was filed at Headstart, Garnett St. According to reports, a woman said someone entered her unsecured vehicle and removed a wallet from the arm rest of her car. The woman said the wallet contained multiple credit cards and she had cancelled the cards. On Dec. 12 Donta Kieshon Moore, 21, Madison was arrested and charged with possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, possession of drug paraphernalia or objects, possession of a controlled substance, carrying a concealed weapon, prescription drugs …

Morgan County Sheriff's Office

Morgan County Sheriff’s Department

Patrick Yost Law Enforcement

On Dec. 20 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Broughton Road location. According to reports, a man reported that for the past month someone had been taking pecans from a storage bin. Reports state that cameras were able to capture the images of a white female and a white juvenile female taking the pecans. A farm supervisor estimated that 200 pounds of pecans had been taken. The nuts are valued at $2 per pound. On Dec. 19 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Hestertown Road …

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Morgan County Sheriff’s Department

Jesse Walker Law Enforcement

On Dec. 17, a burglary complaint was filed at a Pinetree Circle residence. According to reports, deputies accompanied a woman into her son’s residence after she had reports that it had been burglarized while the son was at work. When the son arrived, he observed that someone had taken a 32” Visio flat screen television and either 23 or 24 beers. On Dec. 18, a burglary complaint was filed at a Saffold Road, Buckhead, residence. According to reports, a man said that sometime in the night, someone entered his residence …

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Madison Police Department

Jesse Walker Law Enforcement

On Dec. 11, a forgery complaint was filed at a Highland Avenue residence. According to reports, a man said a woman he had befriended on Facebook told him her father was dying and she needed assistance paying bills. The complainant said the woman sent him three checks totaling more than $4,000. The woman told the man to take the checks, cash them and then purchase gift cards and give her the gift card information. The man said his bank told him all three checks were fraudulent. The man said now …

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Morgan County Sheriff’s Department

Jesse Walker Law Enforcement

On Dec. 10, Jared Lee Stargell, 29, Covington, was arrested and charged with tampering with evidence, obstruction, possession of marijuana, DUI, possession of an open alcohol container and failure to maintain lane. According to reports, officers were called to a single car incident on Interstate 20 and found Stargell standing next to the driver’s door to a vehicle in the median. Reports state that while officers spoke with Stargell he was “unable to focus on the tasks given and was stumbling to the point he nearly fell down…” Officers also …

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Madison Police Department

Jesse Walker Law Enforcement

On Dec. 10, Harold Brian O’Kelley, 58, Madison, was arrested and charged with DUI, failure to report striking a fixed object and striking an unattended vehicle. According to reports, O’Kelley allegedly struck a landscaping boulder at a North Main Street residence and then left his 2003 BMW at the scene of the accident. Reports state that a witness spoke with O’Kelley after the 4:18 p.m. incident. The witness then identified O’Kelley from his license photograph. O’Kelley was located at his Carriage Lane residence and returned to the scene of the …

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Morgan County Sheriff’s Department

Jesse Walker Law Enforcement

On Dec. 3, a fraud complaint was filed at a Sabrina Lane residence. According to reports, a couple attempted to purchase an advertised 2014 Look Vision 7’x12’ enclosed trailer from a woman on Craigslist. The couple, per the seller’s instructions, loaded two Go Bank cards with $500 each and sent the woman the information. The woman took the money but has not produced a trailer and, a deputy learned, the phone number she used belongs to an online texting service. On Dec. 3, a dispute complaint was filed at a …

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Madison Police Department

Jesse Walker Law Enforcement

On Dec. 2, a financial transaction card theft complaint was filed at Main Street Pantry, Main Street. According to reports, a woman reported that someone had used her debit card to purchase $33.24 worth of gas at the store. Reports state that the woman had used the card earlier at the P&J Mini Mart, East Washington Street and she could not remember if she forgot to take the card from the ATM machine at the store or if she dropped the card. Video surveillance showed a suspect using the card …

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Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

Jesse Walker Law Enforcement

On Nov. 25 Ismel Martinez Rufino, 24, Newborn was cited for prohibited waste. According to reports, a Morgan County deputy was called to the county dumpster facility on Doster Road with a complaint regarding roofing materials in the dumpster. Reports state that Rufino and his wife were stopped in Madison by a Madison Police Department officer and that the vehicle Rufino was driving was pulling a trailer loaded with roofing material. The deputy went to the traffic stop and allegedly identified Rufino as the person who had thrown roofing materials …

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Madison Police Department

Jesse Walker Law Enforcement

On Nov. 26 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Micha Way residence. According to reports, a woman said that someone had, earlier, painted a “Z” on the front tag bracket of her Volkswagen Beetle. The woman said when she returned home on Nov. 26 she observed that someone had scratched a “Z” on a television screen and a mirror. The woman said she also found a Sprite soda drink in her refrigerator that did not belong. An officer observed that one window to the residence was ajar and …

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Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

Jesse Walker Law Enforcement

On Nov. 19 warrants for obstruction, driving while license suspended, open container and driving with no tag were issued against Reuben Gary Vandiver, 42, Madison. According to reports, a Morgan County Sheriff’s Office deputy was observing traffic on North Main Street, Madison when a red Ford pickup with no license tag drove by the deputy. The deputy pulled in behind the truck and confirmed that the vehicle had no tag. The deputy then attempted to stop the truck but the truck pulled into a residential driveway and the driver fled. …

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Madison Police Department

Jesse Walker Law Enforcement

On Nov. 19 an aggravated assault complaint was filed at an East Jefferson Street residence. According to reports, a woman said after she denied her 15–year–old son’s request to use a phone to call his grandmother, the son allegedly grabbed a large kitchen knife and stabbed the kitchen wall several times before throwing the knife at the woman. The juvenile then allegedly went outside and grabbed a brick and threw it through the windshield of a woman’s car. The juvenile was held and transported to Sandersville Youth Detention Center. On …

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Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

Jesse Walker Law Enforcement

On Nov. 11, an information report was filed at the Morgan County Public Safety Center. According to reports, a state employee who works on Interstate 20 brought a mid–size hunting dog to the center. The man said he had located the dog on the interstate. Reports state that the dog had a shock collar on it and was in need of food and water. The dog was placed in a kennel at the public safety center. On Nov. 11, an information report was filed at a Waterford Court residence. According …

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Madison Police Department

Jesse Walker Law Enforcement

On Nov. 11a.m. arson complaint was filed at a Micha Way location. According to reports, Madison officers were called to Orchard Grove Apartments regarding a dumpster fire. Reports state when officers arrived the container was “fully engaged” and Madison Fire Department units were called. A witness at the fire told an officer that he had observed two black and one white male juveniles walking from the area at the time of the fire. The white male had a temporary Atlanta Falcons tattoo on his face, reports state. An officer was …