Madison Police Department
On April 24 a civil complaint was filed at the Citgo Convenience Store, Eatonton Road after an employee at the store said a customer had used a veiled threat. According to reports, the employee said the customer had pre-paid for $25 worth of gas with a $100 bill. After the woman finished pumping the gas, reports state, she came back into the store and said she had been short-changed $20. The clerk said she told the woman that she was unable, because of Citgo policy, to balance the cash drawer until later in the evening. At that point the customer allegedly directed the employee to “lock the doors because it was going to get nasty in here.” When officers spoke to the customer she collaborated all the details of the transaction with the exception of the “get nasty” comment.
On April 22 a financial transaction card theft complaint was filed at a North Main Street residence. According to reports, a man alleged that his house cleaner had taken his Capitol One credit card and used it 28 times. The man said most of the charges had been made near the house cleaner’s residence in Eatonton.
On April 21 Thomas Drew McRoberts, 27, Alma, Michigan, was arrested and charged with shoplifting, theft by bringing stolen property into another state and theft by receiving property stolen in another state.
According to reports, officers were dispatched to Wal Mart, Eatonton Road, after they were informed that a Wal Mart employee was chasing a man suspected of shoplifting. McRoberts allegedly ran from the store into a wooded area behind the Madison Lion’s Club and dropped in tall grass when he observed officers arriving. He was located in the tall grass and detained. He allegedly told officers he had taken a CD (valued at $12.71) from Wal Mart but had dropped it while he was being chased. Officers were able to ascertain that McRoberts had driven a car to Wal Mart and when they ran the vehicle’s information, it was returned as stolen from Michigan.
On Aprill 22 a simple assault complaint was filed at a Morgan Circle residence. According to reports, a 26-year-old woman said she and another woman engaged in a verbal argument in the street and that after the argument escalated, the other woman slapped the complainant hard enough to knock off her glasses.
On April 10 an information report was filed at a Meadow Ridge Drive residence. According to reports, a man told police that he witnessed another man wearing a pair of black dress shoes that belonged to the complainant. The complainant alleged that the man had taken a number of clothing items and money from his residence included a pair of blue suede shoes.
On April 18 Randell Everette Hamilton, 43, Madison was arrested and charged with aggressive driving. According to reports, Hamilton allegedly approached an off-duty Madison Police officer at a high rate of speed while the officer was attempting to enter traffic on Eatonton Road. Reports state that the officer alleged that Hamilton revved his engine several times and inched closer and closer to the rear of the officer’s vehicle before he eventually pulled around the officer while making numerous hand gestures at the officer. Hamilton allegedly told police that the officer had numerous opportunities to enter the roadway but chose not to just to annoy him.
Morgan County Sheriff’s Office
On April 24 a found dog report was filed at a Blue Springs Road, Buckhead residence after a man reported that a male brown Pitbull had taken up residence on his front porch and would not leave. The man said the dog was very friendly. The dog was removed by a deputy and transported to the kennels at the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office.
On April 24 a simple battery complaint was filed at a James Street, Rutledge residence after deputies responded to a fight in progress. According to reports, two women engaged in physical combat during an argument regarding one of the woman’s set of keys. One woman sustained a busted lip and a scratch under her left eye but she refused medical treatment.
On April 23 a damage to property complaint was filed on a length of Highway 83 after a truck hauling plastic irrigation pipe lost parts of its load on Wellington Street. According to reports, a man called dispatch to state that the truck was losing pipe. The caller also said that he had struck a piece of pipe and injured his vehicle. The truck was eventually stopped.
On April 23 Amanda Joy Blankenship, 31, Madison was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine with the intent to sale. Also, Kristina Rush, 31, Buckhead, was also charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute. According to reports, a sheriff’s officer investigator reacting to a tip, surveyed a room at the Relax Inn, Athens Highway, and observed Blankenship leave the room. Reports state that the investigator had knowledge that Blankenship had outstanding warrants and placed her under arrest. In the room reports allege, was a 3.8 ounces of suspected methamphetamine, pipes, scales, baggies and a cut straw. Rush pulled up to the room in a black Cadillac and when questioned by officers allegedly told them that she had methamphetamine in the vehicle. Officers located three ounces of suspected methamphetamine in the vehicle along with a pipe and a large quantity of small bags. Both were then arrested.
On April 24 Deandre Trevone Andrews, 17, Madison was arrested and charged with public indecency after a deputy allegedly observed him in a pickup truck wearing only boxers while the truck was parked near a corn field on Indian Creek Road.
On April 22 a damage to property complaint was filed at Indian Creek Trail, Rutledge residence after a man reported that after a renter left a rental house at that location he observed that screens on the porch, porch doors and the porch rooftop were all split.
Gutter guards and the garage door was also damaged. Estimated cost to repair the damage is $5,300.
On April 22 a gas drive off was reported at the Fairplay General Store, Fairplay Road after a black female allegedly pumped $20 worth of gas and then drove off without paying for the gas.
On April 20 a criminal damage to property complaint was filed at a Fairplay Road location after a woman reported that someone had punched large holes in the doors of her shed and then run a heavy-duty chain through the holes and locked the doors.
The woman said she suspects relatives who have been arguing over ownership of items left in the shed by a deceased member of the family.
On April 20 William Scott Maloy, 21, Madison was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana less than ounce and possession of methamphetamine. According to reports, Maloy was a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped near the Sunflower Food Mart for a cracked windshield.
After the stop, reports state, officers allegedly located a small bag of suspected marijuana in cavity where a radio should have been in the vehicle and located three small baggies with suspected methamphetamine residue and one small plastic bag with suspected methamphetamine along with one cut straw.
On April 19 a fraudulent activity report was filed at a Sugar Hill Way, Buckhead residence after a 68-year-old man reported that someone had stolen his identity and used his name to open a Victoria Secret Pink credit card and then used the card to purchase $739.14 worth of items from Victoria’s Secret.
On April 19 a burglary complaint was filed at a Buckhead Road residence after a woman reported that someone had removed a cedar chest she had stored in a trailer.
On April 19 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Seven Islands Road, Buckhead residence after a woman alleged that two men who came to purchase a stove via a Facebook advertisement, later returned and took the woman’s Pitbull puppy. The woman said she contacted the Greene County men regarding the theft of the puppy and one of the men allegedly became extremely defensive and hung up the phone.