Madison Police Department
On September 1 a damaging mailbox complaint was filed at a Green Meadows Court residence. According to reports, a woman said she was standing in the front yard of her father’s house when a newer model Chevy pickup truck driven by an older black male turned around on Green Meadows Court. In doing so, the front of the truck struck a mailbox belonging to the residence. The driver of the truck allegedly told the woman that the mailbox needed repairing before he drove away.
On August 31 a theft by taking complaint was filed at Family Dollar, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an employee at the store reported that $160 was missing from the store’s safe. The woman said she checked the safe at approximately 10 p.m. and noticed the deficit.
On August 31 a simple assault complaint was filed at a Maple Street residence. According to reports, a 39–year–old woman came to the Madison Police Department to allege that a 15–year–old male had been harassing her through text messages threatening violence and had approached her at a Maple Street residence, cursed at her and slapped her in the face.
The woman said she wanted to obtain a protective restraining order against the teen.
On August 29 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Meadowcreek Drive residence. According to reports, a man said someone entered a housing construction site and removed a X Power Air Mover from a crawl space and four Quick Set dead bolt locks. The man said the site was not able to be secured and that he had the air mover in the crawl space to eliminate moisture issues.
An officer search around the lot but did not find evidence. A suspicious pickup truck was reported at the site at midnight prior to the theft.
On September 2 an entering auto complaint was filed at Wal Mart, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a woman said someone entered her unlocked 2003 Chevy Cavalier and removed a wallet from her purse. The woman said the purse was sitting on the middle of the back seat of the vehicle when it was removed.
On September 1 a harassing phone calls complaint was filed at a South Main Street location.
According to reports, an employee said a male with a blocked number had been calling the establishment and making veiled sexual innuendo to its female employees.
On September 4 a theft by taking complaint was filed at Morgan County Middle School. According to reports, a woman said someone had taken her son’s phone from a gym bag while he was at football practice.
The woman told police she had located the phone at an Eatonton residence and that a coach said he was familiar with a player who lived at that residence and would attempt to retrieve the phone for the complainant.
Morgan County Sheriff’s Office
On September 3 a found dog report was filed at a Fairplay Street, Rutledge location. According to reports, a man stopped an officer while he was walking with a red–haired Pit Bull on Fairplay Street. The man told the deputy the dog had arrived at his house and would not leave. The man said he had to get the dog away from the house “because his family stated if the dog did not go somewhere they would kill it.” The deputy took the dog to a kennel at the Morgan County Detention Center and provided it with water.
On August 30 a damage to property complaint was filed at a Fraction Bottom Road residence. According to reports, a man said he was the caretaker for a house and property on Fraction Bottom Road. The complainant said he noticed that someone had cut a chain over a driveway to the property and, possibly, entered the house. The property’s owner said he and his estranged wife were currently engaged in a “high profile” divorce and he believes that either his estranged wife or one of her attorneys had entered the property in order to photograph the house. The man said he currently has a restraining order against the woman from entering the Fraction Bottom Road property.
On August 31 a driving away without paying for gas complaint was filed at the River Store, Greensboro Road. According to reports, a clerk at the store said a white male with reddish brown hair and beard entered the store and said he needed to fill up his truck but he did not know how much gas it would hold. The man promised to return to the store after he filled the truck. The man then pumped $60.22 worth of gas and then sped away. Two deputies and a Georgia State Patrol trooper established a perimeter near the store but could not locate the subject. Reports state that the man and truck match a suspect in a similar drive–off at the County Store, Sandy Creek Road, that occurred on August 30. In that incident, reports state, the man took $52.69 worth of gas and drove away.
On August 30 a theft by taking complaint was filed at Country Boy’s RV Park, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a woman alleged that her husband was stealing her son’s prescription medicine. The woman told a deputy that her husband was a “meth head” who “would do anything for a high due to the feelings he had about his past childhood with his mother.” The woman alleged that her husband was emptying the pills and refilling them with coffee. She also said the man started biting his lips and his eyes were wide–open and glossy and he seemed very hyper. The man was not at the residence when the deputy arrived and the woman said she did not know where he was.
On August 30 a dispute complaint was filed at Country Boy’s RV Park, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a couple alleged that during a medical emergency call at one of the lots of the park, an off–duty police officer acting as security at the park allegedly became aggressive toward the couple and their son. The man alleged that the security guard yelled at their son to create space for emergency workers and threatened to have the family locked up if they did not stay away from the scene.