Law Enforcement: Sept. 19, 2013 edition

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Madison Police Department

On September 14 a 13-year-old male was arrested and charged with shoplifting and underage person in possession of alcohol. According to reports, an officer was called to Ingles, Eatonton Highway, after an employee reported observing the male attempting to place items in a bag. Reports state that nine items including alcohol products were discovered in the bag. The juvenile was released to the custody of his mother.

On September 14 a burglary complaint was filed at the Budget Inn Motel, Eatonton Road, after a woman reported that after she had left her room for 10 minutes she went back and noticed that her two dogs were outside the room. She also noticed that the door to her room had been forced open. The woman stated that nothing appeared to be missing.

On September 13 a larceny complaint was filed at a Dixie Avenue residence after a man reported that five rolls of 4/0 cable wire had been taken. The complainant said the wire was being used on a movie set at the residence and was valued at $6,000. The wire was laying on the grass near a pool house when it was taken, reports state.

On September 13 an arrest warrant was issued for Beason Franklin, 24, Bostwick on criminal trespass charges. According to reports, an officer alleged that he observed Franklin in a vehicle that drove into a housing development on Morgan Circle. Reports state that Franklin has been banned from the area. The officer stated that he observed Franklin exit the vehicle and when Franklin saw the officer he allegedly fled the area.

On September 14 Carlos Jack McCoy, 32, Columbia, S.C. was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana. According to reports, McCoy was arrested after an officer allegedly discovered two small bags of suspected marijuana in the center console of a vehicle that had been stopped for speeding on Interstate 20. Reports state that McCoy was a passenger in the vehicle and told the officer that the suspected marijuana belonged to him.

On September 10 a threat to injure a person complaint was filed at the Morgan County Department of Family and Children Services, South Main Street, after a woman reported that a client at the office became frustrated with a phone interview process. The woman said the man stated that he was going to “come back and shoot all of you.”

On September 10 an information report was filed at a Saye Creek Drive residence after a woman reported that a man had trespassed on her property. According to reports, the man told police he was clearing an area to create a cross country trail around Morgan County High School. The man told an officer that he was not aware that he had crossed onto the complainant’s property. Reports state that an approximately eight feet wide by 100 feet long strip had been cleared on the property.

On September 11 a burglary complaint was filed at a Burney Street location after a man reported that someone had taken two jig saws, one skill saw, an orange drill, a green drill and two pipe wrenches from a shed located next to his residence.

On September 5 a fraud complaint was filed at the Madison Police Department after a man alleged that a woman known to him had used his debit card to make more than 40 unauthorized charges. The man said that while he was a patient at Morgan Memorial Hospital he had given the woman his card to pay his electric bill and make a loan payment. The report states that the woman also allegedly attempted to have the man’s personal identification number changed.

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

On September 13 an animal complaint was filed at a Beaver Dam Road location after a man reported that two dogs attacked five of his goats sometime between noon and 5 p.m. Reports state that four of the goats were killed and the fifth will be euthanized because of injuries.

On September 16 a civil dispute report was filed at a Shakerag Road, Buckhead, residence after a woman alleged that her landlord was attempting to evict her without reason. Reports state that the woman alleged that after her husband was terminated from employment with the landlord, the landlord started the eviction process and, the woman alleges, came to the residence and removed an air conditioning fuse so that the building’s air conditioner would not function.

On September 14 Dwithtez Pierre Humphries, 28, Athens, was arrested and charged with speeding and possession of marijuana. According to reports, Humphries was stopped for speeding on Georgia Highway 24 near Crawford Road. Consequent to the stop, reports state, a deputy smelled burnt marijuana in the vehicle. Humphries told the officer there was a small “blunt” in the vehicle and a small bag of marijuana in the center console. The items were seized and Humphries was arrested.

On September 14 a battery complaint was filed at an Atlanta Highway location after a woman alleged that her fiancée had grabbed her by the throat and struck her on the head with a baseball bat. According to reports, the woman said she and the man became engaged in a fight after the man had broken equipment in her vehicle and she broke a tail light on his vehicle. The woman said during the conversation she also attempted to strike the man with a flash light. The man had left the area when officers arrived.

On September 15 a shoplifting complaint was filed at a Newborn Road convenience store after a store clerk alleged that a man had taken several packs of chewing gum without paying. Reports state that the black male with dread locks was wearing church clothes and driving a gold BMW or Mercedes Benz. The woman said the man is a regular Sunday customer and that the alleged theft had been detected by the store’s video system.

On September 15 Tanya Diane Montgomery, 21, Madison, was arrested and charged with theft by taking and financial transaction card fraud after she allegedly took a man’s debit card from his wallet and used the card to purchase approximately $30 in gas from a convenience store in Good Hope.

On September 14 Richard Hartman Maycock, 32, Madison, was arrested and charged with public indecency after he was allegedly observed walking fully nude down Turner Road at approximately 1 p.m. According to reports, a deputy observed Maycock sitting on the porch of a Turner Road residence. The deputy reported that he questioned Maycock regarding his nudity and Maycock allegedly told him “he did not know why he was naked.” Maycock later allegedly told the deputy that he knew it was wrong to walk down the road naked.

On September 13 an aggravated assault complaint was filed at Morgan County Primary School after a 6-year-old child allegedly stabbed a teacher on the foot with a pencil. According to reports, the child was placed in the school’s time out room after he allegedly struck a special needs student. Reports state that while the child was in time out he became violent and teachers were attempting to subdue him when the incident occurred. The teacher was treated by a school nurse and the child was released to the custody of his mother.

On September 11 Leon Wimbish, 36, Greensboro, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana after authorities allegedly located two small bags of suspected marijuana in a vehicle Wimbish drove to a public safety checkpoint at the intersection of Apalachee River Road and Buckhead Road.

On September 10 a disorderly conduct complaint was filed at the Morgan County Board of Education building after a woman alleged that her son had been assaulted on a school bus. The woman alleged that her 9-year-old son had been attacked by two older students over assigned seating on the bus.

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