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On January 20 an arson complaint was filed at the Budget Inn, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an employee at the Budget Inn told an officer that someone had started a fire in one of the rooms. The man said that a housekeeper was in the room at 9:30 a.m. and at 5:30 p.m. he rented the room to a woman. The woman came back to the front desk and reported that the room had been burned.

On January 13 an entering auto complaint was filed at the TA Truck Stop, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a man said after he refueled his tractor trailer he entered the truck stop to eat. The man said when he returned to get a Shrek 2 Tablet he noticed the $200 tablet was missing.

On January 18 an entering auto complaint was filed at  Penn Pak, Monticello Highway. According to reports, a man said someone entered his truck and removed a 9mm Ruger P94.

On January 17 lost or mislaid property complaint was filed at a Micha Way residence. According to reports, a woman said she left her front door unlocked when she went to work. When she returned home she noticed that her purse, containing her wallet was missing. The wallet contained approximately $150, Social Security cards, and the complainant’s driver’s license.

On January 17 Hendrick Tyrone Reynolds, 41, Madison was arrested and charged with battery, criminal trespass and criminal damage to property. According to reports, Reynolds allegedly forced entry into a Commerce Drive apartment. A female complainant said she and another man were lying on the couch when Reynolds knocked on the door. The woman said she and the man remained quiet and Reynolds then broke into the apartment by forcing open a locked window in a vacant bedroom. Reports state that Reynolds then entered the living room and grabbed the woman’s phone and smashed it. He then allegedly grabbed the man’s phone and smashed it, too. The woman said she then left the apartment to get away from Reynolds and he caught her outside and allegedly began to strike her on the face and head. She said she fell and he continued to kick her in the stomach and ribs. The man then attempted to wrestle Reynolds to the ground. When an officer arrived he observed both men on the ground. Reports state that January 13 the same officer responded to the same Commerce Drive apartment and escorted Reynolds from the apartment after the woman told him he was no longer welcome to stay there.

On January 17 a harassing phone calls and financial transaction card fraud complaint were filed at a Dixie Avenue residence. According to reports, a woman said after she had spoken with a man online for two days she invited the man to her home. The complainant said during the second meeting at her home she and the man drank alcohol. The woman said at some point in the evening she remembers “… coming to or waking up as if she had been awake but unaware what had been occurring…” The woman said she asked the man to leave and he did. The next day she noticed that three prescription medication bottles were missing. She also was informed by her bank that someone had used her bank card to make a $60 purchase. The woman disputed the purchase and it was declined. She said the man then begin to call and text her regarding the transaction being declined. She said the man said he had given her the cash so that he could make the purchase. The man’s girlfriend also began to call. The man has also threatened to return to the woman’s house.

On January 10 an entering auto complaint was filed at Morgan Memorial Hospital, South Main Street. According to reports, a woman said when she came out of the facility she noticed someone had tried to entered her 2006 Dodge. Reports state that an entry attempt was made with a sharp tool on the passengers door but that attempt failed.

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On January 22 an entering auto complaint was filed at a Dixie Highway residence. According to reports, a man said when he was in the upstairs of his residence, someone knocked on the door and rang the doorbell. The man said he looked out a window and observed both the driver’s side and passenger side door of his vehicle open. The man said he then locked himself in a bathroom and called 911. The complainant said there was a Silver Street Guardian dash camera taken from his vehicle.

On January 21 Jamila Badruddin, 41, Greenville, Miss. was arrested and charged with possession of drug related objects. She was also cited for driving without a license and improper display of a license plate. According to reports, a vehicle Badruddin was driving west bound on Interstate 20 had a temporary tag that was “waving around about to fall off the vehicle.” The Toyota was stopped and an officer learned that Badruddin was allegedly unlicensed. Consequent to her being detained, a second deputy securing the vehicle for impound allegedly located a pipe with suspected marijuana residue on the dashboard of the vehicle. Two more suspected marijuana pipes were located in a suitcase in the vehicle.

On January 20 Kendrick Lewis Simmons, 26, Madison was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, less than an ounce. According to reports, a vehicle in which Simmons was a passenger was stopped not having an operational tag light while traveling on East Washington Street. Consequent to the stop, a deputy allegedly was granted permission to search the vehicle. A search revealed a handbag that contained a Mason jar with suspected marijuana. Reports state that Simmons told the deputy that the suspected marijuana belonged to him.

On January 19 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Sandy Creek Road pasture. According to reports, a man alleged that someone had entered the pasture and removed blankets from his horses. The man said he had information that someone had done so because they did not like to see horses in blankets during this time of year.

On January 19 a disturbance complaint was filed at a Broughton Road residence. According to reports, a man said his son had arrived at an elderly relative’s residence with two other individuals and had begun living in the elderly relatives residence. The complainant said his son had previously assaulted him and stolen from the family. A deputy ordered the three individuals to leave the residence and not return.

On January 19 a missing dog complaint was filed at a Riden Road residence. According to reports, a couple said on Friday, December 30 they noticed that their Pitbull/ Boxer mix dog was missing. The couple said the day after the dog was missing they saw it in a neighbor’s yard. The neighbor told the couple that he wanted to breed his female dog but that he did not have the dog. Four days later the couple got an anonymous call from information they had distributed on a poster that the dog was seen in the neighbor’s possession. When they went back to the neighbor’s house, reports state, the neighbor had moved to Monroe.

On January 16 a disturbance complaint was filed at a Shadyside Lane residence. According to reports, a man told a deputy that a neighbor constantly harasses him and uses racial slurs against him. A deputy spoke with the man who told him that the complainant had recently threatened him. The deputy told both men that if they could not communicate with each other to call 911 when threatened. After the deputy left he was called back to the residence after the complainant said the man was yelling Spanish profanities at him.

On January 17 Kerrie Devontae Jones, 23, Madison was arrested and charged with giving false name, driving while license suspended and obstruction. The arrest came after a traffic stop on Bethany Road near Pinetree Circle.

On January 18 an identity theft complaint was filed at a Sandy Creek Road residence. According to reports, a woman said someone had used her identity to establish and AT&T account. The woman said when she was researching the fraud, she found where someone had also tried to establish accounts with Sprint and T Mobile but had failed.

On January 18 a forgery, theft by taking and stolen property complaint was filed at a Apalachee Road residence. According to reports, a man alleged that a man who had done work in his home had taken a check book from his truck. The complainant said he received two phone calls, one from a convenience store in Bostwick and one from a convenience store in Madison stating that a white male had come into the store and attempted to cash a $500 and a $950 check, respectively, made out to the suspect. A $1,450 check was also found in the restroom of the Madison convenience store. Neither store cashed the checks.

On January 18 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at an Apalachee Woods Trail residence. According to reports, a deputy observed a man and woman fishing from the dock of a vacant house. The deputy confirmed that neither man nor woman had permission to be on the property and both were served with a criminal trespass notice.

On January 17 James Phillip Garner, 33, Madison was arrested and charged with criminal trespass. According to reports, Garner was arrested after he allegedly went to a Shadyside Lane and beat on the doors and windows of the residence. He also damaged a light fixture on the porch. Garner told a deputy that a man at the residence had sent him threatening text messages.

On January 17 a damage to property complaint was filed at a Doster Road residence. According to reports, a woman said a 2×4 fell off a landscaping truck and damaged her front bumper and radiator.

On January 17 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Double Bridges Road fence. According to reports, a deputy observed a pentagram with the letter “G” in the center spray painted on the fence. Reports state that this is a gang sign belonging to the “Gangster Disciples. A backward “E” and the letter “S” were also painted on the fence.

On January 17 a burglary complaint was filed at a Drake Road residence. According to reports, a woman said someone gained entry into her house through a bedroom window and took 10 to 15 wrenches and approximately 30 DVDS.

On January 17 a simple battery complaint was filed at a Mt. Vernon Road residence. According to reports, a log truck driver said when he was driving downhill on Mt. Vernon Road he ripped a phone line down. He said he could not stop because of the grade and that he continued on and delivered his load. The driver said when he returned a man was standing in the road who was “extremely angry and irate.” The driver accused the man of striking his door. The man told a deputy that he had not hit the door and that the driver had a bad attitude about the entire situation.

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