On January 3 a larceny complaint was filed at a Commerce Street location. According to reports, a woman alleged that a former roommate had taken $250 from her purse. The woman said the money had been designated for rent. The woman said she noticed that her purse had been disturbed and that the man had taken a number of belongings and left the residence without informing anyone that he was leaving.
On January 1 a simple assault and damage to property complaint was filed at a Bramblewood Drive location. According to reports, a man called officers after hearing loud noises coming from a nearby apartment. Reports state that when officers arrived they were informed that a couple had engaged in both a verbal and physical fight. The man in the fight alleged that while he was sitting on the ground attempting to program a phone, his girlfriend and mother to his children slapped him and attempted to cut him with a pair of scissors, after she had allegedly cut up several of his clothes. The woman said that the argument started because there was no food in the house and that the man had used $100 to purchase a watch. A sister to the woman took two young boys away from the scene and told the officers that both the man and woman had started the fight and that both were “ruining” the lives of the children. The woman said a protective order in Georgia against the man had expired and she had invited him back into the home. A protective order filed in New York remained active, however, and officers transported the man to a motel and told him if he returned he would be arrested. The children were taken to a grandparent’s house.
On Decemver4 22 a harassment complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road location. According to reports, a woman stated that she is a teacher at a Morgan County school and that the mother of a female student had the student removed from her class after the woman accused the complainant of being a racist. The complainant said while she was grocery shopping the woman yelled at her at the store and accused her of racism against her daughter. The woman said she would like to seek a restraining order against the mother.
On December 31 a larceny complaint was filed at an Eatonton Road location. According to reports, a woman said that while she was shopping at Goodwill, she laid her jacket and purse down as she tried on a shirt. The woman said as she was leaving the store she noticed she did not have her purse and returned to the shirt area to retrieve it but it was gone. An officer reviewed video tape and observed an unknown black woman walk by the woman’s belongings and take the purse and leave the store. The woman tracked her cell phone, which was in the purse, to an apartment in Greensboro. A Greensboro officer responded to the apartment complex but said that the apartment the phone had been tracked to was vacant and empty. The woman said she had $700 cash in the purse and a Android Razor Max cell phone.
On December 27 a larceny complaint was filed at a Carmichael Drive location. According to reports, a man stated that someone had taken a Marlin rifle from the front seat of his 1990 Toyota pickup truck. The man said his vehicle was not locked at the time of the theft.
On December 27 a damage to property complaint was filed at a Jefferson Street parking space. According to reports, a woman stated that sometime between noon and 2 p.m. while she was shopping someone cut the sidewall to a tire on her 1990 Honda Odyssey.
On December 29 Erikk Dieon Wilson, 24, Madison was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, drugs across guard line and driving while unlicensed. According to reports, Wilson was stopped for driving a pickup truck without a headlight on U.S. 441 at 10:38 p.m. Consequent to the stop Wilson told the officer that he did not have a driver’s license. While he was being booked in the Morgan County Detention Center, reports state, a deputy located a small plastic bag of suspected marijuana in one of the pockets of Wilson’s jacket.
On January 4 a damage to property and criminal trespass complaint was filed at a West Washington Street location. According to reports, an officer responding to a reported burglary at Adrian’s Place, West Washington Street, noticed that the front door to Madison Tire and Auto across the street had been shattered. A cash register and candy dispensing machine were damaged at Adrian’s Place and drawers had been opened and tampered with at Madison Tire and Auto.
On January 5 Donovan A. Ryans, 40, Columbia, S.C. was arrested and charged with speeding and possession of marijuana. According to reports, an officer stopped Ryans on Interstate 20 for allegedly driving 91 mph in a 70 mph zone. Consequent to the stop, reports state, the officer observed the smell of burnt marijuana coming from the vehicle. Ryans allegedly told the officer he had smoked a marijuana cigarette and that was all the marijuana that was in the vehicle. Consequent to his arrest, an officer located a small plastic bag of suspected marijuana in one of Ryans’ shoes.