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On April 27 a damage to property complaint was filed at a Bramblewood Drive location. According to reports, a woman stated that when she attempted to leave her residence she noticed that her door had been damaged. Reports state that someone had apparently attempted to kick open the door. Also, a screen had been removed from a window on the rear of the house.

On April 26 a burglary complaint was filed at a Micha Circle location. According to reports, a apartment manager reported that a window of an apartment had been broken. Reports state that the man who rented the apartment had been incarcerated at the Morgan County Detention Center for three weeks. An officer went to the detention center, secured the man in handcuffs and leg shackles and transported him to the apartment to determine if a burglary had taken place. The incarcerated man said a 55” plasma television, a Sony Blueray player, 100 DVDS, two boys’ bikes, a Dell desk top computer, a Ralph Lauren men’s blazer, several ball caps, a G Shock gold men’s watch and a pair of Nike Air Jordans were taken.

On April 25 a larceny from auto complaint was filed at a East Central Avenue location. According to reports, a man said someone entered his unlocked 2004 GMC Sierra pickup truck and removed a Remington 12 gauge shotgun, a turkey hunting vest, a Wood Haven turkey box call, two Wood Haven mouth turkey calls, a Primo turkey call and a Knight and Hale White turkey call.

On April 26 a larceny complaint was filed at a Micha Way location. According to reports, a woman stated that she left her apartment while a maintenance man came to the apartment to do some work. The woman said when her son came home he reported that his I Pod was missing. The woman said she was sure the device was in the apartment earlier in the day.

On April 25 Judith Ann Knight, 62, homeless, was arrested and charged with criminal trespass and interference with a business. According to reports, an officer responded to a complaint call at the Travel Lodge, Eatonton Road, regarding a woman attempting to push a man over a railing. When the officer arrived he was told that Knight had allegedly thrown a beer can at a man because the man refused to purchase more alcohol. The officer located Knight asleep in a bathtub in a room. The officer noted that Knight had been banned from the property for one year on June 29, 2013. At that time she was arrested. On April 26 a larceny complaint was filed at Travel Inn, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a woman reported that a man entered the laundry area of the motel and removed sheets and towels.

On April 23 a damage to property complaint was filed at a TA Truck Stop, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a man told an officer that someone had removed metal bands that seal the trailer on his tractor trailer rig.

On April 23 a burglary complaint was filed at a Billups Avenue location. According to reports, a woman stated that someone had entered a residence through a laundry room window and removed two televisions and a Blueray player. On April 20 Daniel Rafael Murray, 44, Atlanta, was arrested and charged with speeding and possession of marijuana. According to reports, Murray was stopped on Interstate 20 for allegedly driving 91 mph in a 70 mph zone. Consequent to the stop, an officer observed a partially smoked marijuana blunt under the driver side seat of the vehicle.

On April 22 a larceny from auto complaint was filed at a Poplar Street location. According to reports, a woman said someone had removed $40 from her Town and Country van. A friend of the woman said she had left her purse in the vehicle and someone had removed $30 from her purse. The complainant said prior to the thefts a man had come to the residence and asked if he could mow the woman’s lawn. On April 22 a larceny and damage to property complaint was filed at a Pearl Street location. According to reports, a man said someone had attempted to enter his residence by breaking a rear window.

The man said the attempted was dissuaded by his large German Shepherd dog. However, the man said, a John Deere riding mower, Homelite, grass trimmer and Homelite blower were taken from the back yard. On April 22 a simple assault complaint was filed at a Burney Street location. According to reports, a woman stated that her husband had choked her.

The woman said that husband, who had left the location, had torn apart the couple’s marriage certificate. She also said that the man had learning disabilities and that she did not want to press charges. On April 22 Robert Matthew Kelley, 52, Madison, was arrested and charged with DUI, possession of cocaine and possession of marijuana. According to reports, Kelley was stopped for equipment violations while driving a Chevrolet truck on Main Street.

Consequent to the stop and his arrest for DUI, reports state, an officer found a small bag of suspected marijuana on his person and a small container of aluminum foil that allegedly contained a small piece of suspected crack cocaine. On April 22 Billy Cortez Warren, 21, Sparta, was arrested and charged with seat belt violation, possession of marijuana and possession of an illegal weapon. Warren was stopped for a seatbelt violation on Ward Road. Consequent to the stop, reports state, an officer noticed the smell of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Warren told the officer that marijuana was hidden in a compartment under the steering column.

The officer also located a shotgun measuring 16.25 inches in the trunk of the vehicle and two shotgun shells in the vehicle. On April 16 Donna Mellissa Hornsby, 29, Madison, was arrested and charged with shoplifting and driving with a suspended license. According to reports, Hornsby was stopped while driving a Ford pickup truck after officers had received a shoplifting complaint call from Dollar General on Eatonton Road.

Consequent to the stop, reports state, an officer found a pink I Phone case in the rear of the vehicle that had allegedly been reported stolen from Dollar General. On April 21 a damage to property complaint was filed at Wal Mart, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a woman stated that after she had observed a woman at Wal Mart who she has obtained a restraining order against, she noticed that someone had damaged her vehicle in the parking lot.

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