Madison Police Department
On April 8 Ray Eacker Cannington, 30, Madison was arrested and charged with simple battery. According to reports, a woman alleged that when she arrived at Cannington’s Four Lakes Drive residence the couple engaged in a fight in which, reports state, Cannington allegedly produced a knife and threatened the woman with the knife. Cannington told an officer that the two had engaged in a fight and that he had picked up a knife but he had not threatened anyone with the knife, he said.
On April 7 a theft of lost or mislaid property report was filed at DuPree Track and Field, College Drive. According to reports, a woman said that during the Relay For Life event at the track, someone took her rose gold in color IPhone 6. The phone is valued at $800.
On April 9 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at an Overlook Drive residence. According to reports a man said that he was at his residence at 4:30 a.m. when he heard “loud popping sounds” coming from outside. The man said he looked outside and saw a woman, whom he recognized, bashing out the windshield to his 1986 Monte Carlo. The man alleged that he had been with the woman on a “party bus” when the woman engaged in an argument with two other men. An officer located the woman and she confirmed that the two men had allegedly struck her for no apparent reason. The officer noted that one of the woman’s hands were bloody. He set up a pre-warrant hearing.
On April 7 a fraudulent telephone complaint was filed at Budget Inn, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a man said he attempted to sell a four wheeler on a website called LETGO. The man said he was asking $500 for the machine and that a buyer sent him a check for $1,500. The man said he questioned the amount and the man told him to wire $850 to a second man for shipping costs. The man said he then spent the extra $150. One week after he had cashed the $1,500 check at his local bank he was informed by the bank that the check was no good. The four wheeler was never picked up, the man noted, but he was now no longer able to contact either the buyer or the man who was supposed to ship the four wheeler. The man had sent the $850 and has lost the money.
On April 5 a burglary complaint was filed at the Budget Inn, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an employee reported that someone entered a room and unbolted and took a 28” inch Xyron television set valued at $250.
On April 3 Derrel Lineal Tory, 34, Covington was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana, possession of drugs in a drug free zone, possession of a firearm during the commission of certain crimes and possession of drug paraphernalia. According to reports, a vehicle in which Tory was a passenger was stopped for allegedly running a traffic light at the intersection of Eatonton Road and the Madison by-pass. Reports state that after the vehicle was stopped an officer allegedly smelled raw marijuana emitting from the vehicle. An officer opened the trunk and allegedly found a blue bag with suspected marijuna and a Taurus Millennium pistol inside. A scale was also found in the bag. Prior to the search, reports state, Tory allegedly told the officer the bag belonged to him. Tory also allegedly told the officer that he had a small amount of marijuana in his sock. In total approximately 21 grams of suspected marijuana was located.
Morgan County Sheriff’s Office
On April 9 a verbal dispute report was filed at a Deerwood Drive residence. According to reports, a man said his intoxicated son became enraged because the son’s child had been taken to grandparents. The man said the son waved a gun in the air and then fled into the woods after police were called. Officers searched the woods for the 26–year–old son but could not locate him. The man said the son told him before he fled he did not want to go back to jail, even though he thought a recent DUI arrest would probably violate his probation.
On April 10 Jonathon Paul Rhoades, 24, Madison was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine. According to reports, Rhoades was an inmate at the Morgan County Detention Center at the time of his arrest. Reports state that a deputy went to the facility’s booking room to retrieve Rhoades belongings to transfer them to the facility’s property room. When the officer picked up the items, which had been transported from the Athens–Clarke County Detention Center, a piece of paper fell from Rhoades wallet. A deputy examined the paper and allegedly found suspected methamphetamine in the paper. Rhoades, reports state, denied that the methamphetamine was his, in part, because he had been locked up at the Athens–Clarke Detention Center.
On April 9 Shameka Arnae Terrell, 25, Madison was arrested and charged with DUI, failure to report accident and failure to maintain lane. According to reports, a deputy was dispatched to Morgan Memorial Hospital at 4:30 a.m. to respond to a call of a woman injured in a car wreck. When he arrived Terrell allegedly told him that she was returning home from a club in Atlanta with a man she had met at the club when the man wrecked a vehicle near the intersection of Doster and Bostwick Road. A deputy located the wrecked vehicle. Terrell, under questioning, later told the deputy that she had, in fact, been driving the vehicle. A blood test was taken.
On April 7 Anthony Lee Tillman, 50, Madison was arrested and charged with driving while registration cancelled, parole violation and possession of drug related objects. According to reports, Tillman was stopped while driving a vehicle with a tag that said “tag applied for” handwritten on a piece of paper. The vehicle was stopped and a deputy determined that it was not registered and that Tillman was wanted on a parole violation. The deputy reported that he also allegedly found a pipe with residue inside it in a cigarette pack in the vehicle..
On April 6 an information report was filed at an Eatonton Road residence. According to reports, a woman reported that after she returned home from spending a night with her mother, she observed that someone had placed feces near both her front and back door. The woman said she is currently going through a divorce and thought this might be related to that proceeding.
On April 5 a simple battery complaint was filed at a Shockley Road residence. According to reports, a 14-year-old male told a deputy that his mother’s boyfriend had punched him in the face. A deputy reported that when he arrived at the residence he saw two teenage boys, one muddied, standing by the road in their underwear. The teen said he and the boyfriend began to argue after a storm knocked out power. The teen alleged that the man threw a bowl at him and then they tussled outside after the teen took the man’s phone. The man said the teen was a troubled youth and that he was currently on probation. The man said the incident began when he demanded that the boys complete their chores. The teens went to their grandmother’s house for the evening and the man went to his mother’s house.
On April 3 an entering auto complaint was filed at a West Dixie Highway, Rutledge residence. According to reports, a man said someone had entered his 2007 white Chevrolet Silverado. The man said he left one door unlocked on the vehicle. Items from the glove box and center console were strewn about the cab but the man said nothing appeared stolen.