Madison Police Department
On Sept. 22, a documentation report was filed at a Micha Way residence. According to reports, an officer was called to a Bramblewood Drive residence regarding a man needing a ride. At 8:20 p.m. an officer found the man at the intersection of Bramblewood Drive and East Washington Street. The man told the officer that a woman had taken him from Micha Way to the Bramblewood Drive residence and while they were at the residence, the woman accused him of taking $40 and refused to drive him home until he returned the money. The man denied the accusation and left the house. The officer drove him to the Pilot Truck Stop and instructed him to contact a cab from there. The woman then called the officer and reiterated her belief that the man had taken her $40 at some point. She also pointed out that the man agreed to allow her to search him and his belongings for the money but she declined. The officer told the woman, based on the information, he did not have probable cause to arrest the man. The woman then became agitated, reports state, and said “Maybe I should have called yesterday when he sexually assaulted me.” Thirty minutes later the officer was called to Morgan Memorial Hospital to speak to a woman regarding a sexual assault. He found the same woman at the hospital who alleged that the man had assaulted her in her bedroom at Micha Way. Reports state that the officer asked the woman why she didn’t report the alleged assault at the time and she allegedly said she “was going to let it go until he took my money.” The woman then later said she didn’t want “a report or anything at all” from the officers and had only come to the hospital to determine if she had been injured or contracted a sexually transmitted disease.
On Sept. 23 at 5 a.m. (Joseph Aaron Wilson, 24, Madison was arrested and charged with DUI), possession of marijuana and possession of an open container. According to reports, an officer was called to the TA Truck Stop, Eatonton Road, regarding a vehicle that had struck the side of the vehicle and a driver that continue to press the accelerator. A caller said the driver appeared to be asleep behind the wheel and that he was attempting to wake the driver. When an officer arrived, he removed Wilson from the vehicle. Inside the vehicle, reports state, an officer found a plastic bag of suspected marijuana, two glass pipes, on open Budweiser and five unopened beers from a 12–pack container.
On Sept. 22, a theft of service complaint was filed at a Carriage Lane residence. According to reports, a cab driver said she had picked up a fare in Covington who wanted a ride to Madison. The woman said when they arrived at the trailer park, the man went to a door to get change for a $100. The man failed and had the woman drive to Carriage Lane. The man again got out to go to a residence at 3 a.m. to get change but never returned. The woman also said she gave the man $45 in an attempt to give him change for the $54.75 cab fare. She described the man as black with a beard, camouflage shorts and white tennis shoes. In total the man owes the woman $99.75.
On Sept. 20, a criminal damage to property complaint was filed at a Madison Avenue residence. According to reports, officers were called to Madison Car Care where a woman reported that someone had cut the brake lines on her vehicle. The woman said her antilock brake system light came on and she took the vehicle to the repair shop to replace the sensor where a mechanic told her the brake lines had been cut.
On Sept. 20, a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Morgan Circle residence. According to reports, a woman said someone entered her porch and removed her son’s Razor dirt bike. the battery powered bike is blue and black and was taken sometime between 10 p.m. and 11 a.m.
On Sept. 16, a theft of lost or mislaid property was reported at McDonald’s, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a woman said four hours after she left the restaurant, she realized she had left her green vinyl wallet on the changing table in the restaurant. The woman said she called the restaurant but they had no knowledge of the wallet. The woman said the wallet contained $60 cash, a platinum diamond, sapphire engagement ring valued at $12,000, two American Express cards, a driver’s license and insurance card.
On Sept. 19, a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Micha Way residence.
According to reports, a woman alleged that the father of her children took $800 she was hiding in a shoebox. The money, she said, was being saved for rent.
Morgan County Sheriff’s Office
On Sept. 23, Shelby Anne Berry, 20, Woodstock ,was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine and possession of schedule IV controlled substance. Zachary Hollingsworth, 24, Acworth. Was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, less than an ounce. According to reports, a vehicle Hollingsworth was driving was stopped on Scaffold Road. Consequent to the stop, reports state, a deputy allegedly smelled marijuana coming from the car. Hollingsworth gave the deputy a brown piece of plastic bag with suspected marijuana inside and claimed it. Berry told the deputy she had methamphetamine and Xanax in her bra. Reports state she reached in her bra and gave the deputy a broken green pill and a clear crystal substance. She also told the deputy she had three syringes in the vehicle. She also told the deputy she had hidden methamphetamine in a body cavity. The deputy called a female deputy and informed her of the last claim. Berry then told the deputy she could retrieve the item without exposing herself and did so. During booking, jail staff refused to process Berry, who told them moments before the traffic stop she had shot up with methamphetamine and her body was numb, she was having trouble breathing, having chest pains and her hands and feet were hot. She was transported to the Morgan Memorial Hospital Emergency Room. She is also wanted by the Richmond Hill Police Department.
On Sept. 22, Chase Michael Sanchez, 17, Rutledge, was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct. According to reports, a deputy was called to a Doster Road residence where Sanchez had allegedly made threats to people in the house who told him to turn down rap music. Sanchez told the deputy he created the disruptions “because I am Chase…” He also said he would stop threatening other people in the house if they would leave him alone and if they would stay out of his business he would not have to make threats and act the way he does. He was then arrested.
On Sept. 21, Josine Marie Hyson, 18, Augusta, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana and crossing guardlines with contraband. Joseph Currington, 22, Augusta, was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and possession of drug related objects. A vehicle Hyson was driving on Interstate 20 was stopped for speeding. Consequent to the stop, a deputy reported smelling marijuana coming from the vehicle. A search of the vehicle revealed a digital scale, a clear plastic box with a roach and bag of suspected marijuana. A clear glass jar with a small amount of marijuana and a blue book bag with a digital scale was found, along with several clear plastic bags. A small bag of suspected marijuana was also taken from the crotch area of Currington. A small bag of suspected marijuana was also taken from the crotch area of Hyson after she was searched by jail employees at the Morgan County Detention Center.
On Sept. 21, a simple battery complaint was filed at a Nunnally Street, Rutledge, residence. According to reports, a man said the mother of his child became angry when he used most of his recent paycheck to pay probation obligations instead of rent. The man said an argument ensued and the woman pushed him into a bedroom window, breaking the window. She then pushed him into a closet, breaking the closet door and then began striking him with children’s toys. The woman had left the residence when officers arrived.
On Sept. 20, a criminal damage to property complaint was filed at a Prospect Road residence. According to reports, a woman said she interrupted an argument between her son and her cousin by taking the son from the residence and to work.
The woman alleged when she returned, she observed that the cousin had poured syrup in the gas tank of a Chevrolet Tahoe, poured syrup on the floor and bed of the son’s room after breaking the door to the room, poured lighter fluid on the floor of the son’s room and poured bleach on a pair of red Nike tennis shoes, which belonged to the son.