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On July 17 a shoplifting arrest warrant was issued for Demondre Stephen Mathis, 29, Madison. According to reports, Mathis allegedly took a can of beer from the Golden Pantry Store, North Main Street, without paying for the item. Reports state that a clerk allegedly observed Mathis place two beers in his pants pockets and then walk to the counter to pay for a beer he had in his hand. When the clerk confronted Mathis regarding the pocket beers, Mathis allegedly placed one beer on the counter and left in a white Chevy sedan.

On July 15 a simple assault and robbery complaint was filed at the Madison Police Department, Main Street. According to reports, a woman alleged that while she was parked at the Wal Mart parking lot, her ex-boyfriend approached her and requested use of her cell phone. The woman said the man sat in her vehicle while he used the phone because it was charging. The woman said she and the man engaged in a verbal argument and that the man slapped her hand and took her phone. The phone is valued at $500.

On July 16 a battery complaint was filed at a Micha Circle residence. According to reports, a 3-month pregnant woman alleged that her boyfriend, the father of their 1-year-old child and the unborn child, became angry after he awoke. The woman alleged that the man pulled hair from her scalp, twisted her arm and forced her to the floor, injuring her stomach. The woman was transported to St. Mary’s Hospital for care.

On July 14 a interference with business, simple assault and public indecency complaint was filed at Waffle House, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a 57-year-old man allegedly entered the restaurant and attempted to enter a bathroom. Reports state that when the man could not enter the bathroom, he began to urinate on both the bathroom door and the floor of the restaurant in front of customers. A manager on duty attempted to force the man to leave the restaurant and, reports state, the man became belligerent with the manager. A customer assisted the manager in evicting the man and once outside, the man allegedly continue to curse at the customer and placed his fingers aggressively in the customer’s face at which point the customer punched the man and knocked him onto the paved parking lot. When officers arrived they observed the man sitting in a vehicle who was “bleeding heavily from the head and mouth area.” Reports state that the man appeared “very intoxicated.” The man was transported to Morgan Memorial Hospital  and “it was hard to understand what he was saying,” reports state. The man did say that he had fallen and broken some teeth and that the confrontation was, in fact, over a request he was making with the store manager to secure a mop with which to clean up the urination on the door and floor. The man received stitches above his eye and on his top lip. A pre-warrant hearing was scheduled to determine what, if any, charges will be filed in the case. The incident occurred at 2:34 p.m.

On July 14 a warrant for shoplifting was issued for Michael Paul Audette, 26, Statham. According to reports, an employee at Wal Mart, Eatonton Road, alleged that Audette returned to the store on July 14 with three bottles of Newman’s wine valued at $28.92 and attempted to receive a refund on the wine. The employee alleged that Audette had stolen the wine on July 13. The employee also alleged that Audette had taken other items, including deodorant on separate occasions and attempted to return those items for a refund. In doing so, reports state, Audette had presented a copy of his driver’s license so store employees could make a positive identification.

On July 13 an affray complaint was filed at a vacant lot off West Washington Street. According to reports, officers arrived at the lot and observed a 48-year-old man who appeared to be intoxicated bleeding profusely from the face. The man declined medical treatment at the time and decline to identify who had attacked him. A day later the man came to the Madison Police Department and identified a man who had allegedly threatened the complainant with a golf club. The complainant said he and his attacker wrestled to the ground and he believe that is when he injured his face.

On July 13 a financial identity fraud complaint was filed at Walker Rose Lane residence. According to reports, a woman stated that when she returned from vacation there were three notices from Midnight Velvet, PayPal and Synchrony Financial. The first two notices showed purchases that the woman said she never made that were to be delivered to a Rex, Ga. address. The third notice showed she had been accepted to a line of credit that she had never requested.

On July 13 a criminal damage to property complaint was filed at a parking deck off Hancock Street. According to reports, a woman said someone had damaged the driver side door handle of her 2005 Chevrolet Tahoe.

On July 12 a criminal damage to property complaint was filed at Adrian’s Place, West Washington Street. According to reports, someone pushed a central heat and air unit off its concrete pad behind the building.

On July 12 an entering auto complaint was filed at a Skyline Drive residence. According to reports, a man said that someone entered his 2013 Infiniti FX and remove a Apple Mac Book Pro, valued at $2,200.

On July 12 a criminal trespass and criminal damage to property complaint was filed at a Foster Street residence. According to reports, a man reported that while he was cutting grass at the property he noticed that someone had forced their way into a vacant house on the property. Officers arrived and observed a damaged door and a square space on one of the bedroom dressers that did not contain a heavy layer of dust present in the rest of the residence.

On July 11 warrants for theft by taking were issued against Demaurye Heard, 18, Madison and Pamela D. Stevens, 18, Madison. According to reports, Heard and Stephens allegedly took a donation jar from the bar counter at Amici’s that had been collecting money for the child of the deceased sister of one of the employees. Reports state that video surveillance allegedly shows Heard and Stevens sitting at the bar and shows Stevens “looking around as if to check to see if anyone was watching while Heard gets the jar and places it under his shirt.” The jar contained approximately $10, the employee said.

On July 12 a criminal damage to property complaint was filed at a West Jefferson Street office. According to reports, a man said when he entered his office he noticed two rocks lying on the floor and two shattered windows. An AC unit also was damaged.

On July 7 a warrant for theft by conversion was issued against Krystal Jackson Harrison, 28, Madison. According to reports, Jackson allegedly took a tan and white Pitbull mix from the Morgan County Humane Society on May 13 with the agreement that she would keep the dog for 30 days to determine if she wanted to adopt the dog. After 30 days, the Humane Society made several attempts to contact Harrison but failed. Harrison then signed a registered letter sent to her Doster Road address on June 22 but did not respond. In July a Humane Society worker did make contact with Harrison via telephone but “briefly spoke with her but then was hung up on.” An officer also made contact with Harrison via phone but “was also hung up on.” A Morgan County Sheriff’s Office deputy responded to Harrison’s Doster Road residence and was told by Harrison that the dog had been hit by a car and had been buried in the back yard. The deputy searched the yard but could not find areas of disturbed earth. The Humane Society alleges that there is a $175 adoption fee owed on the dog and that Harrison was given a kennel, leach, collar and two feed bowls that she will not return.

On July 10 Virgie M. Cintron Figueroa, 22, Alpharetta was arrested and charged with battery. According to reports, Figueroa allegedly attacked a woman in a Mustang while the vehicle was parked in the parking lot of Flash Foods, Eatonton Road. The incident occurred at approximately 10 p.m.

On July 10 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Micha Way residence. According to reports, a woman stated that after she heard voices outside her residence at approximately 10:30 p.m. Someone threw rocks at her front window, shattering the window. Reports state that the woman said she had recently had problems with juveniles in the area. Reports also state that an officer observed a loaded semi-automatic Taurus handgun on the woman’s couch.

On July 10 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Dixie Avenue residence. According to reports, a man stated that when he returned home from vacation, he observed that several eggs had been thrown at and had struck his house.

On July 10 Elizabeth Ann Stone, 46, Greensboro, was cited for shoplifting. According to reports, officers arrived at Wal Mart, Eatonton Road, where Stone was being held after she allegedly attempted to return items for a refund that she had taken from the store. Reports state that based on Stone’s health issues she was initially cited to be released but officers determined that Ogelthorpe County had an active arrest warrant against her. She was then transported to the Morgan County Detention Center.

On July 4 a burglary complaint was filed at Bulldog BP, Monticello Road. According to reports, a clerk called officers after she arrived at the store to open the store. The clerk noticed there were no lights on at the store. Officers observed a large hole smashed through a rear concrete wall. The store, reports state, was in complete disarray. An ATM machine had been moved to the back of the store and accessed.

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On July 18 a fraud complaint was filed at a Cochran Road residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that her daughters had taken her banking account passwords and changed the passwords, denying the woman and her husband electronic access to the accounts. The woman said she could not yet determine if any money had been taken from the accounts.

On July 18 a harassing phone calls complaint was filed at a Bethany Road residence. According to reports, a woman stated that she was receiving harassing text messages from a woman who is currently in the same rehabilitation center as her former boyfriend. The complainant said she has filed several complaints against the former boyfriend and showed a deputy an active temporary protective order against the boyfriend.

On July 17 a suspicious activity complaint was filed at a Indian Creek Road residence. According to reports, a man stated that at 4 a.m. he observed finger prints on a front window of his residence. The man said he had noticed other “strange” occurrences of late, including doors that where open when he remembers closing them and window locks not turned the correct way.

On July 16 a theft by taking, larceny and criminal damage to property complaint was filed at a Godfrey Road residence. According to reports, a man stated that while the family was on vacation, his daughter had apparently held a party in the house. More than $650 was taken, the man alleged.

On July 16 an entering automobile and theft by taking complaint was filed at a Mallory Ridge subdivision residence. According to reports, a man said someone entered his 1997 Dodge Ram truck and took a speaker system that includes a black Kicker speaker, dual Kicker speakers, dual Pioneer radio, spiral aux chord and a power outlet.

On July 16 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Sandy Creek Road residence. According to reports, a man alleged that a former employee had entered his property after being told not to return. The complainant alleged in an earlier, non-reported, incident the former employee came onto the property and allegedly removed prescription drugs and horse medication and fired firearms used in Civil War re-enactments and placed the complainant’s son in a headlock after the son allegedly witnessed the former employee take Oxycodone from the complainant’s residence.

On July 15 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Mallard Ridge residence. According to reports, a woman stated that a black Ruger .380 with laser, a purple Taurus .380 and a .270 rifle were removed from her gun safe. The complainant said the safe’s electric locking system had been tampered with and that a battery had been removed. She also said she recently had asked a nephew to move out of the residence because of his proclivity to take her debit card and to attempt to steal money from her banking accounts.

On July 16 a simple battery complaint was filed at a Mallard Ridge Road, Bostwick residence. According to reports, a woman said her husband entered the house and threw a glass filled with liquid at her and slapped her on the face. The woman said the argument was fueled, in part, by her making a comment on social media alleging that her husband had made attempts to engage in sexual acts with a neighbor.

On July 12 a financial transaction card fraud complaint was filed at a Mallard Ridge Road residence. According to reports, a man said someone had compromised his Regions Bank checking account and had made more than $650 in charges.

On July 11 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Old Mill Road residence. According to reports, a man said his stepson had reported that someone had entered the property and removed two political signs. The man said upon further inspection he observed that the signs were laying in the grass.

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