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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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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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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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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 …

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Madison Police Department On Oct. 19 a warrant of theft by taking was taken against Nettie Aseneth Harwal, 62, Madison. According to reports, Harwal alleged removed $300 cash from a customer’s wallet that was left at the counter of Goody’s while Harwal was an employee. Initial reports failed to show that any money was taken from the woman, however, a further review of different camera angles at the store allegedly revealed Harwal removing the cash from the wallet. On Nov. 3 a theft by shoplifting complaint was filed at  Wal …

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Madison Police Department On Oct. 30 a burglary report was filed at a Skyline Drive residence. According to reports, a woman reported that someone shattered a back window and entered the residence. The woman reported that two bathrobes, one pink and the other white, were missing. The bathrobes are valued at $60. On Oct. 27 a child in need of services report was file at the Morgan County Courthouse, East Jefferson Street. According to reports, a woman told an officer that she had been informed that her 14–year–old son had …

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Madison Police Department On Oct. 20, a financial transaction card fraud complaint was filed at a Citgo convenience store, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a woman said she had used her debit card at a convenience store in Putnam County and after she had come to her place of employment in Madison she was notified that her card had been used at the Citgo in Madison. The woman said she locked her account and returned to the Putnam County convenience store. The complainant said she was able to retrieve her …

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Madison Police Department On Sept. 2,9 a theft of service complaint was filed at Red Roof Inn, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an employee said she noticed a woman moving items from a room as if she was moving out. The employee said she contacted the woman regarding a $60.41 motel bill. The woman told the employee she was going to Pizza Hut and then would pay. She never returned but did leave a trailer at the motel parking lot. On Sep. 24, Tisha Lana White, 34, Cayce, S.C. was …

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Madison Police Department On Sept. 22, a documentation report was filed at a Micha Way residence. According to reports, an officer was called to a Bramblewood Drive residence regarding a man needing a ride. At 8:20 p.m. an officer found the man at the intersection of Bramblewood Drive and East Washington Street. The man told the officer that a woman had taken him from Micha Way to the Bramblewood Drive residence and while they were at the residence, the woman accused him of taking $40 and refused to drive him …

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Madison Police Department On Sept 15 a warrant for simple battery was issued against Henrick Tyrone Reynolds, 41, Madison. According to reports, Reynolds allegedly struck a woman on the lip and face with both his head and fist. Officers were called to a Commerce Street residence to investigate a woman screaming and other loud noises coming from the residence. When they arrived, initially no one came to the door but the officers found a back door open and investigated the residence. The woman came walking up “very upset and crying.” …

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Morgan County Sheriff’s Office On Sept. 9 a forgery complaint was filed at a Newborn Road, Mansfield residence. No other information was available regarding the complaint. On September 10 a burglary complaint was filed at a Estes Road, Mansfield residence. According to reports, a man said sometime between 7 a.m. and 8:45 p.m. someone forced entry into his residence and took two rifles. The complainant said someone broke a back window and unlocked the back door to gain entrance and took a .22 caliber Marlin and a Winchester .30–.30 rifle. …

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Madison Police Department On September 1 a damaging mailbox complaint was filed at a Green Meadows Court residence. According to reports, a woman said she was standing in the front yard of her father’s house when a newer model Chevy pickup truck driven by an older black male turned around on Green Meadows Court. In doing so, the front of the truck struck a mailbox belonging to the residence. The driver of the truck allegedly told the woman that the mailbox needed repairing before he drove away. On August 31 …

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Madison Police Department On August 24 a n information report was filed at 441 Pawn, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an officer reviewing pawn transactions determined that a Remington rifle with scope that had been pawned at the store had been reported stolen out of Jasper County. Reports state that the officer took the rifle as evidence and was able to make contact with the man who pawned the rifle. The man agreed to come to the Madison Police Department to give a statement regarding how he acquired the rifle …

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Madison Police Department On August 19 an aggravated assault complaint was filed at a Carmichael Drive residence. According to reports, a man alleged that at 6:30 a.m. a man came to his house and pointed a Glock pistol at his head. The complainant said the man’s hand was shaking as he pointed the pistol An officer stopped the suspect at the Sunflower Convenience Store. The suspect said the complainant had called him early in the morning and had disturbed him. He also said the complainant allegedly told him he was …

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Madison Police Department On August 3 Hunter Lee Hignight, 25, Bargersville, Ind. was arrested and charged with theft by taking and two counts financial card theft. According to reports, a truck driver reported that Hignight was an authorized “ride along” rider when the truck stopped for the night at the travel center. The complainant said prior to arriving in Madison he observed Hignight inject some type of drug into his arm. The complainant said he reported the alleged drug activity to the trucking company. The man said he then went …

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Madison Police Department On August 2 Lamar Johenkins, 26, Madison; Brionna Renise Murray, 23, Madison; Tamia Ventricle Wooten, 29, Madison and Shronica Sade Weaver, 23, Madison were all arrested and charge with possession of marijuana, less than an ounce. According to reports, officers responded to Johenkins Bell Circle residence to serve an arrest warrant. Reports state that when an officer knocked on the door, Johenkins allegedly answered and an officer noticed the “strong odor of burning marijuana” coming from the house. The officer entered and a second officer corroborated the …

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Madison Police Department On July 31 a counterfeit bills complaint was filed at Waffle House, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an employee said a white male, approximately 5’8” with sandy blonde hair, tan shorts and a black shirt and a white female, approximately 5’4”, long hair, black pants and black shirt left two counterfeit $20 bills on the table in booth 21 as payment for their food. The pair left the restaurant driving north on U.S. 441 in a black Cadillac CTS. On July 27 a warrant for battery was …

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Madison Police Department On July 22 a criminal damage to property complaint was filed at Quality Inn, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an employee reported that a couple in a room where having a verbal argument outside a room at 7:30 a.m. The employee said she told the couple to take the argument inside the room or leave the property. The couple went back into the room and about an hour later video shows a front window of the room being shattered from the inside. The couple then fled the …

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Madison Police Department On July 10  Purvish Girish Bhatt, 29, Hyattsville, Md. was arrested and charged with criminal trespass. According to reports, officers were called to the Quality Inn, Eatonton Road, in response to a motel guest that was refusing to leave the motel on his checkout date and time. Reports state that motel employees report that Bhatt had been a registered guest at the motel for eight days and had created problems for staff and guests during his stay. Employees allege that Bhatt was demeaning to motel staff and …

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Madison Police Department On July 8 Jason Jamal Connell, 33, Madison was arrested and charged with DUI and driving while license suspended or revoked. According to reports, Connell was taken from his East Jefferson Street apartment and arrested after officers had investigated claims by a female juvenile who alleged she had jumped out of a vehicle driven by Connell on West Jefferson Street after Connelll had threatened her. Connell told officers he had driven the female to two different locations so she could purchase minutes for her phone. When an …