Law Enforcement: July 4, 2013 edition

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Madison Police Department

On June 25 a larceny from auto complaint was filed at an Old Post Road location after a man reported that someone entered a silver Honda Accord on Old Post Road and removed a Sony CD players a touch screen stereo laying on the back seat, a grey carpeted subwoofer box containing a 12-inch JL Audio speaker and a 12-inch Infiniti speaker. A 2000 watt amplifier was also taken. Total value of the items is $800.

On June 7 a larceny from auto complaint was filed at a Poplar Street location after a woman reported that someone had entered her vehicle and removed a Garmin Nuvi GPS system valued at $100.

On June 24 a burglary complaint was filed at TK Auto, Fairground Road after a man reported that someone had cut the chain securing a fenced area and removed more than $30,000 worth of equipment and tires. According to reports, six Husqvarna Zero Turn mowers were taken as well as a 2002 Hooper 16-foot double axle trailer. Twenty one tires valued at $2,500 were also removed.

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

On July 1 an argument report was filed at a Little Creek Lane location after a woman reported that during an argument with a man she pointed her finger at the man and told him he was “not going to talk to her like that” and the man attempted to bite her finger. The woman said she moved her finger just as the man was closing his mouth and that she could hear the force of the attempted bite.

On June 30 Derek Leonard Slote, 26, Madison, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug related items. According to reports, Slote was a passenger in a black Ford Explorer that was stopped for a noise violation on Georgia Highway 12. Reports state that consequent to the stop, a deputy allegedly smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle. Slote reportedly told the deputy that he had a marijuana cigarette in his hat. The deputy also found a plastic bag of suspected marijuana and digital scales in a backpack that allegedly belonged to Slote.

On June 29 a criminal damage to property complaint was filed at a Hayes Street location after a woman reported that someone had shattered the rear side passenger window of her vehicle. A brick was found next to the vehicle. Estimated damage is $400.

On June 28 a financial transaction card fraud complaint was filed at a Mission Road location after a man reported that someone had attempted to use his debit card to purchase a $533.93 iPad. The man said he contacted the Apple Online Store to dispute the charge and was told that the item had not been shipped yet. The man contacted his bank and destroyed the card.

On June 28 a burglary complaint was filed at   a Heidi Trial location after a man reported that someone had forced entry into his residence through a back door and removed two television sets and an Xbox 360 game console.

On June 28 a harassment complaint was filed at a Cochran Road location after a man reported that while two of his children were walking on the road a vehicle attempted to run them over, then a passenger in the vehicle made an obscene gesture at the children. The man said the vehicle then pulled into a driveway across the street from his house and he confronted the driver and the passenger. The driver told authorities that when he came around a curve the children were walking in the middle of the road and he had to swerve to miss them. The driver said the complainant then threatened physical harm to both himself and the passenger in the vehicle before calling authorities.

On June 28 an affray complaint was filed at a West Main Street, Rutledge, location after a man reported that while his 13-year-old son was at Rutledge Baptist Church a 13-year-old male slammed the son to the ground, forcing his head to strike concrete.

On June 27 a simple battery complaint was filed at a Clack Road location after a man reported that during a child custody exchange, the mother of his child pushed him several times and threatened that her father was going to harm him physically.

On June 26 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Beaver Dam Road location after a someone took two of four Goodyear Assurance tires that he had left on his front porch.

On June 26 Ellen Marie Hannah, 52, Madison was arrested and charged with criminal trespass. According to reports, a woman stated that she had given another woman a ride to her Aqua Lane residence and when she arrived Hannah allegedly threw a hubcap at the woman’s car and then allegedly beat on the woman’s windshield with a second hubcap. Hannah told authorities she was attempting to give the woman the hubcaps and that the woman rolled the window up during the exchanged attempt.

On June 25 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Shadow Lake Drive, Buckhead, location after a woman reported that someone had taken a floating trampoline, a fire pit and a paddle boat from her lake lot.

On June 25 an information report was filed at a Cedar Grove Road, Buckhead, location after a man reported that a man had refused to leave his residence. The complainant said a man was attempting to do yard work for him but the worker had been drinking. The man said the worker cut the power cord to a hedge trimmer and was told to leave. The complainant said the worker then backed his truck into a wall and spun tires as he left. The complainant said the worker returned but the complainant brandished a shotgun and informed the worker that he was calling authorities.

On June 25 a burglary complaint was filed at a Sandy Creek Road location after a man reported that someone forced entry through his front door and took a 47-inch LG-LED flat screen television, a 15-inch MacBook Pro and a Fender guitar.

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