Law Enforcement

Editor Law Enforcement Leave a Comment

Madison Police Department

On July 22 a criminal damage to property complaint was filed at Quality Inn, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an employee reported that a couple in a room where having a verbal argument outside a room at 7:30 a.m. The employee said she told the couple to take the argument inside the room or leave the property. The couple went back into the room and about an hour later video shows a front window of the room being shattered from the inside. The couple then fled the property. The employee and law enforcement were able to identify the couple based on video surveillance.

On July 21 Ian Edward Head, 29, Madison was arrested and charged with theft by taking. According to reports, Head was allegedly holding a man’s tools in leu of payment of $750 for a construction job. The man complainant told an officer that the work was not up to code and had to be redone so he refused to pay Head. Head agreed to meet the man at the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office to ostensibly trade the tools for the $750 but instead was arrested and charged.

On July 19 a information report was filed at a Eatonton Road location. According to reports, a woman said a woman came in to pay her heating and cooling repair bill and after she saw the bill she complained that it was too high. The complainant said eventually the woman paid the bill but she seemed to be trying to argue her way out of paying.

On July 20 an information report was filed at a Green Meadows Drive residence. According to reports, a man alleged that someone was using his phone number to send text messages. The man said he was contacted by an ex-girlfriend who accused him of sending harassing messages to her phone. The man denied he had sent any harassing messages and told officers someone else must be using his number.

On July 19 an  information report was filed at a Micha Way residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that people were behaving suspiciously inside her apartment. The woman alleged that the suspects had sprayed something inside the apartment that caused her to have a skin infection; moved her furniture around and would hide in her kitchen and rattle her dishes.

On July 18 an entering auto complaint was filed at EZ Bottle Shop, West Washington Street. According to reports, a man said he had left his vehicle with the windows down and unattended at the EZ Bottle Shop and at Golden Pantry for approximately one hour each. He alleged that at one of these locations someone entered the vehicle and removed a Taurus .40 caliber pistol. The weapon is valued at $350.

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

On July 23 Fredrikus Lenorris Williams, 23, Madison was arrested and charged with simple battery and criminal damage to property. According to reports, officers were called to the Buckhead Town Park to talk to a man who alleged that while he was riding in a vehcile with Williams and a woman, Williams allegedly “flipped out” and accused the complainant of having relations with the woman. The man said Williams allegedly pulled the car radio out of the dashboard, pulled up a center console, struck the woman in the face with his fist and struck the man in the ribs. The incident occurred at the intersection of Seven Islands Road and Bethany Road. The complainant said Williams then left the vehicle and walked away. The man said the woman left in the car but came back to check on Williams. The complainant said when she returned he and Williams were standing on the side of the road. He alleged that Williams walked up to the car and broke out the back window with his fist and the woman drove away. The man said he then walked to Town Park in Buckhead. Willams was eventually located at a Larkmartin Street residence in Madison but fled when officers arrived. He was later found at Carmichael Street residence and again tried to flee but was halted by officers. Williams denied the allegations, reports state. Officers allege that Williams was non-compliant when they attempted to place him in a patrol car.  Officers transported Williams to Morgan Memorial Hospital where he was treated for cuts on his arms including removing tinted glass from his arms consistent with the rear window of the vehicle he had allegedly struck.

On July 24 a burglary complaint was filed at a Pierce Dairy Road residence. According to reports, a woman someone entered her residence and removed a Samsung Galaxy S4, an Apple Iphone 4S, two 14k gold chaines with anchor pendants with Jesus on them, one 14k gold chain with a half of a broken cross and one 14k gold chain with a gold plated eagle urn container her husband’s ashes.

On July 24 a criminal damage to property and tearing down mailbox complaint was filed at a Fieldcrest Lane residence. According to reports, a deputy noticed that 3 of 12 mailboxes in a bank of mailboxes had been damaged by firecrackers. The deputy surmised that someone had placed firecrackers inside the mailboxes and let them explode. A neighbor told a deputy that at 10:30 p.m. the night before he heard what he was though was gunfire but he did not leave his residence to investigate.

On July 23 a disorderly conduct complaint was filed at a Sandy Creek Road convenience store. According to reports, an employee at the store said a man entered the store and asked were baking flour was located. The employee said he told the man and the man continued to search and then loudly yelled at the employee regarding the whereabouts of the baking flour. The employee said he walked to the man and pointed out that the flour was directly in front of him. The employee said the man then became enraged and requested that the employee step outside to fight. The employee called 911 and the man left as a passenger in a silver vehicle. The vehicle was stopped by a deputy and the man told the deputy that the employee was making light of his poor eye sight and he then became enraged.

On July 23 Rose Mary Stone, 58, Bishop was arrested and charged with criminal damage to property. According to reports, a man said he left for a week to attend a family member’s funeral in Kentucky. The man said when he returned to his Price Mill Road house, the windows to his residence had been kicked out and the porch was damaged. The man said he had left Stone at the house during his absence. When a deputy arrived Stone came out of the house and allegedly said “Yes, I tore down the front porch due to the fact it had black mold.” The woman also said that the man “did not care about her” because he left and he knew she had been diagnosed with cancer three years ago. Stone said she had removed the porch with a saw. A deputy noted that the porch pole had been sawed in half and insulation and windows were scattered across the yard. The complainant estimated that it would cost $10,000 to repair the damage. A deputy attempted to arrest Stone but she fled back into the house and jumped on a couch. The deputy said he had to “go hands on” to restrain Stone.

On July 22 an injuring or tearing down mailboxes complaint was filed at a Fairplay Road, Rutledge residence. According to reports, a man said that someone had damaged his and several other mailboxes in the neighborhood. A deputy located a concrete block next to a mailbox down the street from the complainant’s yard.

On July 22 a civil dispute report was filed at a McHenry Crossing resdience. According to reports, a man notified deputies that his estranged wife had threatened to enter a locked storage shed “by any means necessary.” The man said he and the woman were going through a divorce. The estranged wife arrived and said that after a hearing both parties were told that the items in the shed were equal marital property. The woman said he had driven to a hardware store to purchase an ax to gain access. A deputy accompanied the woman as she gained access to the shed and documented its contents.

On July 22 a damage to property complaint was filed at Country Boy’s RV park, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a woman reported that someone had broken a window of her 2006 Toyota Corolla. The woman said she suspects a neighbor who, earlier she alleged, also took Lortab’s pills from the complainant.

On July 20 John Wells Hilsman 21, Madison was arrested and charged with simple battery and disorderly conduct. Steven Hilsman, no age, no address given, was charged with reckless driving, fleeing and eluding police officers and violation of a limited license condition. According to reports, officers responded to a domestic dispute complaint at a Doster Road residence. While at the residence a woman alleged that John Hilsman had become enraged over a lack of narcotic in the residence and had, in part, thrown things around the house, held the woman down until he could secure her cell phone and then, allegedly, threw the phone in a wooded area before he took the woman ’s vehicle, drove donuts in the front yard and then left in the vehicle. Reports state he performed these actions in front of the woman’s juvenile daughter. Reports state while they were investigating the domestic dispute claim, they noticed John Hilsman slow roll past the residence in a grey Chevrolet pickup truck. John Hilsman was a passenger in the truck and Steven Hilsman was allegedly the driver. When deputies turned on emergency equipment and attempted to stop the truck to question John Hilsman the truck allegedly sped away. Deputies chased the vehicle down Doster Road, onto Oil Mill Road and the truck was eventually stopped near Lion’s Club Road. Both men were then arrested.

On July 20 a criminal damage to property complaint was filed at a Fairplay Street, Rutledge residence. According to reports, a man alleged that a man who he evicted earlier had damaged a dump truck before he left.

On July 18 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Little River Road residence. According to reports, a couple reported that someone had damaged a gate to a horse pen. The gate was open and the horses left the pen and were found in other gated areas on the property.

On July 17 a information report was filed at a Fambrough Bridge Road residence. According to reports, a man said while he was putting air in a tire a neighbor came out of his house and mumbled something in the complainant’s direction. The complainant said he asked the man what he said and the man replied “you’ll see when I get back.” The man then left and returned with a rifle of some sorts and allegedly pointed at the complainant.

On July 17 a warrant for battery was issued against Tamaieya Market Cox, 23, Covington. According to reports,a woman at a James Street, Rutledge residence said she was sitting on her porch at approximately 7:30 p.m. when Cox and two other women pulled up in a champagne–colored Nissan Altima. The complainant alleged that Cox and one other woman approached and began pummeling her on the head with their fists. The complainant said she fought back and the third woman ran to the car and came back with a can of mace or pepper spray. Cox then allegedly sprayed the substance on the woman, the complainant alleged.

Leave a Reply