Madison Police Department
On September 10 a counterfeit money complaint was filed at Chick-Fil-A, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an employee reported that a woman attempted to use a counterfeit $20 bill to purchase $6.03 worth of food. When the woman was informed that the bill was counterfeit she paid for the meal with an actual $20 bill. The employee requested the woman’s name and phone number to give to authorities and the woman gave the employee a false name and phone number. She later called Chik-Fil-A with and gave them her real name and phone number. When contacted by an officer she told the officer that she was afraid after being told the bill was counterfeit. She told the officer that she received the bill when she sold a cell phone for $100.
On September 9 a theft by receiving stolen property complaint was filed at 441 Pawn, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an officer scanning pawn transactions observed that a .45 caliber pistol that had been pawned had been reported stolen from Sunny Isles Beach, Fla. Records show that a Florida man presented both a driver’s license and a Florida firearms permit and sold the pistol to the pawn shop for $200. The man then purchased a Glock model 43 for $495 from the pawn shop. The officer contacted Sunny Isles Beach authorities and confirmed that the weapon had been stolen.
On September 11 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Micha Way residence. According to reports, an officer observed an open door at an apartment. The officer entered the vacant residence and observed that a door frame had been damaged and that personal items were scattered across the floor.
On September 10 a theft by deception complaint was filed at Wal Mart. According to reports, an employee reported that a man used a $100 bill to purchase a $4.97 pack of batteries. The man then attempted to use a $20 to pay for the batteries then confused the teller by asking for change for seven $100 bills. After the man left the teller realized her drawer was short $716.
On September 9 an identity fraud complaint was filed at a Micha Circle residence. According to reports, a woman stated that when she was reviewing bank statements she observed that two checks had been deposited to her account of which she had no knowledge.
On September 10 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Vine Street residence. According to reports, a woman said that for the past three weeks she had been in a hospital in Athens. When she was released, another woman contacted her and asked her if she wanted her WIC vouchers back. The complainant said she did and the two women met and the vouchers were given back. The complainant said she thinks some are missing but she was not sure how much, if any, could have been stolen.
On September 7 a financial identity fraud complaint was filed at a Poplar Street residence. According to reports, a woman said she was filing a report on behalf of an 80-year-old woman who was currently in the hospital.
The complainant said the woman had received a notice from Capital One stating that the woman had attempted to deposit a check into the account with insufficient funds. A second letter said the elderly woman had been denied a credit card. The complainant said the elderly woman had neither a Capital One account nor had she applied for a credit card.
Morgan County Sheriff’s Office
On September 11 burglary complaint was filed at a Shadyside Lane residence. According to reports, a woman said while she was in Monroe drinking with friends, someone entered her residence and took two gold chains and $350 cash. They also damaged a C320 Mercedes Benz parked at the rear of the house. The woman said she suspects a man who has recently been hanging out with her son. She said she recently had to demand that the suspect leave her room. The son said he and the friend had a disagreement Friday, September 9.
On September 10 a trespassing complaint was filed at an Aqua Road residence. According to reports, a woman at the residence called authorities because a woman had parked in the driveway and would not leave. A deputy arrived and observed a women and a female friend parked in a 2007 Chevrolet Equinox. The woman said she was waiting to speak with the complainant. The deputy told the woman that the complainant did not want to have any contact with her and told the woman to leave or she would be charged with criminal trespass. The woman argued, stating that the deputy could not make her leave “because this was her family’s place.” After being threatened a second time with arrest the woman “made some inaudible remarks” and left. The complainant said the woman had been a foster child of the family’s many years ago and that because of some “bad incidents” between the family and the woman after she became an adult, the family was attempting to block any contact from the woman. The complainant said she had helped the woman with some financial problems in the past but that the “money well had dried up” and she could no longer help. While the deputies were still at the residence the suspect drove by again. This time a deputy made a traffic stop on the woman and reiterated that she needed to leave the area. The woman “made some inaudible remarks” and drove away.
On September 9 a burglary complaint was filed at a Mission Road residence. According to reports, a woman said someone entered a residence at Mission Road and removed a 39” Sanyo television that was still in the box, a Trek 21-speed bike and a large, gold-framed painting of horses running. The woman said the house was soon to be demolished. She also said she saw that someone was selling the television on a Morgan County Yard Sale Facebook page.
On September 7 Rodney Dean Jenkins, 51, Buckhead was arrested and charged with brake light violation, possession of open container and driving while license suspended. According to reports, a van Jenkins was driving south on Seven Islands Road was stopped in the parking lot of the Buckhead Chevron for a brake light violation. Consequent to the stop the deputy learned that Jenkins’ license had been suspended. The deputy also located two open Natural Light beers in the vehicle.
On Sepember 7 a harassing phone call complaint was filed at a Hestertown Road, Rutledge residence. According to reports, a woman said a female called her house and stated that she was from the sheriff’s office and that the office had five warrants for her arrest and demanded money to not get arrested. The woman recorded the call but could not find the recording while the deputy was present.
On September 6 a harassing phone calls complaint was filed at a Fairplay Street, Rutledge residence. According to reports, a woman stated that her husband called her and called her several derogatory names. He also allegedly threatened to both have the woman killed or beat up. He also said he was on his way to the woman’s house but never arrived. The woman said the husband was mad with her because she would not allow him to see his daughter, in part, because the woman alleged the man was consistently under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
On September 6 a burglary complaint was filed at a Davis Academy Road residence. According to reports, a man said someone broke a front door and entered the residence and took a Sony Playstation 4, 15 games, and an Android Viking Pro tablet. The complainant said the items were valued at $1,200. He also said that recently someone had taken a Winchester Defender 12 gauge shotgun from his truck.