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Madison Police Department

On April 29 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Bell Circle residence. According to reports, a man accused his ex-girlfriend of stealing $200 when she came to his residence to return a key. Officers located the woman who told them that she was “unfamiliar that the money was even inside the residence.”

On April 25 a theft of lost property and a financial transaction card fraud complaint was filed at the Madison Police Department. According to reports, a man said he had lost his wallet. The man said the last time he knew he had the wallet was after he paid for food at Waffle House. The complainant said since the wallet, a driver’s license, a debit card and $90 in cash went missing he had been informed by his bank that someone had used the card to make a purchase at Wal Mart.

On April 27 an information report was filed at a West Jefferson Street location. According to reports, a man stated that as he was going to deposit trash in a dumpster behind the business he noticed a skinned animal carcass in the dumpster. In total, reports state, officers found five fully intact duck carcasses, one rabbit carcass, a plastic trash bag containing various organs, a plastic bag containing several animal ribs and multiple plastic bags containing various type of meat.

On April 24 an entering auto complaint was filed at a Hampton Inn, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a man stated that someone shattered a window in his Ford F 250 and removed more than $19,000 worth of items. Taken from the vehicle, reports state, were, in part, a Canon 7D Mark II camera, a Canon 7D camera four lenses valued at nearly $10,000, a Mac Book pro, and dog training equipment. The complainant’s daughter also reported that someone entered her Ford F 150 and removed more than $6,000 worth of items including clothing, shoes, dog training equipment a Yeti Hooper 40, Costa sunglasses, a driver’s license, a checkbook and $80 cash.

On April 24 an entering auto complaint was filed at Cracker Barrell, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a man said someone entered his 2013 Chevy Tahoe and removed a Taurus Judge revolver. According to surveillance video, the man parked his vehicle at the restaurant at 10:49 a.m. Two minutes later a silver SUV entered the parking lot and stopped at the driver’s side of the complainant’s vehicle. A white male emerged from the SUV and went to the driver’s side of the complainant’s vehicle and then left an hour later. The handgun is valued at $600.

On April 24 an entering auto complaint was filed at Hampton Inn, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a man said someone shattered a window his silver 2014 Infiniti 4S. Nothing appeared to have been stolen, the man said.

On April 24 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Commerce Street residence. According to reports, a woman said that someone took more than $2,000 worth of jewelry from a jewelry box. The woman said that she and her husband were in the process of ending their relationship and that while each was moving out of the residence a neighbor reported that he found a jewelry box in a trash can outside the residence. The woman confirmed that she owned the jewelry box but said that a gold necklace with five diamonds , a gold ring with a diamond and ruby, a gold ring with an emerald and a pearl necklace were all missing from the jewelry box.

On April 24 an entering auto complaint was filed at Hampton Inn, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a man said someone shattered the rear window out of his 2009 Econolpne van. The complainant said nothing appeared to have been stolen.

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

On April 29 Robert Marshall McCoy, 30, Rutledge was arrested and charged with DUI, headlight requirements, removing or affixing a license plate and open container. According to reports, a deputy allegedly observed McCoy driving a 2004 F 150 truck out of the parking lot of Rutledge Crossing, Atlanta Highway without any headlights on at 10:24 p.m. The deputy performed a traffic stop on the truck and, reports state, the deputy located an empty beer can and a cup containing alcohol in the vehicle. He also learned that the license plate belonged to a Madison man.

On April 29 an tearing down mailbox complaint was filed at a Mallard Ridge residence. According to reports, a man said the previous night someone had destroyed his mailbox. A deputy noted that the mailbox and stand were both broken.

On April 29 an entering auto complaint was filed at a Pine Tree Circle residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that her “on and off again” boyfriend came to her house and flattened two of her car tires. The woman said she had seen the man earlier in the day and that he was intoxicated. She also said that the man had come to house the night before and knocked on her window, requesting to be allowed inside. A radio face plate was also missing.

On April 28 a burglary and theft by taking complaint was filed at a Davis Academy Road, Rutledge residence. According to reports, a man said someone kicked off the hinges to his barn and removed a Husqvarna chain saw, a 10’ extension ladder and a Craftsman table saw. The items are valued at $950.

On April 26 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at Buckhead Grocer, Buckhead Road, Buckhead. According to reports, a deputy responded to an alarm call at the business at 2:35 a.m. and discovered that the front door to the business had been shattered. The owner arrived and a deputy reviewed the store’s video surveillance and observed a man approach the door and swing a crow bar at the door until it shattered. The suspect then fled.

On April 26 a simple battery complaint was filed at a Fairplay Road location. According to reports, an investigator with the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office initiated an investigation into a battery against a 12–year–old male.

On April 25 Bryan Patrick Smith, 25, Madison was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct. Also, Bryan Albin, no age, no address given, was arrested and charged with affray. According to reports, a witness alleged the two men were fighting with no shirts on near the intersection of Sandy Creek Road and Lower Apalachee Road. Smith told a deputy the pair had argued over money.  Smith was located in a wooded area near the intersection. Albin was located at a Parsonage Road residence.

On April 25 Edwin Green, 51, Atlanta was arrested and charged with crossing the guard line with contraband, possession of marijuana, less than an ounce, driving while license suspended and giving false name and date of birth. According to reports, a deputy observed a 2016 Kia Soul in the parking lot of the Golden Pond convince store, Newborn Road, at 1:41 a.m. The deputy stopped and allegedly observed Green in the vehicle asleep. The deputy reported that he tried several times to rouse Green but failed. Eventually he was able to rise Green and Green allegedly told him a false name and when he exited the vehicle smelled strongly of marijuana. Green was arrested and transported to the Morgan County Detention Center so that fingerprints could be taken to determine his identity. A small bag of suspected marijuana was located in a cell occupied by Green along with the top of a Newport cigarette box that smelled strongly of marijuana. On the same day, a deputy was notified by Cobb County authorities that the Kia had been reported stolen.

On April 25 a simple battery complaint was filed at Morgan County Crossroads School, Bethany Road. According to reports, a male teen’s mother told a deputy at the Morgan Memorial Hospital emergency room that another male teen had attacked and beaten her son.

The woman said the boy was shaking and vomiting and complaining of head injuries. The teen said the other teen picked a fight with him regarding comments the victim had made regarding the other teen’s girlfriend.

On April 25 a driving away without paying report was field at the Buckhead Chevron, Seven Islands Road, Buckhead. According to reports, a man in a tan Suburban pumped more than $30 in gas and then drove away without paying. An employee said the man entered the store and requested that the employee turn the pump on a gas pump. The employee said he requested a credit card and the man said the card was in his vehicle.

The man pumped the gas and then, with a small child in the vehicle, drove away. The employee said he chased the man on foot and got to within a foot of the vehicle screaming for the man to stop but the man kept driving.

On April 20 a fraud complaint was filed at a Second Street, Bostwick residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that a woman known to her had stolen and then forged a check. The woman said she was contacted by the Bostwick Citgo regarding a $130 check the suspect had cashed at the store. The complainant said she observed the suspect woman going through her things in her bedroom prior to the incident.

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