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On Nov. 26 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Micha Way residence. According to reports, a woman said that someone had, earlier, painted a “Z” on the front tag bracket of her Volkswagen Beetle. The woman said when she returned home on Nov. 26 she observed that someone had scratched a “Z” on a television screen and a mirror. The woman said she also found a Sprite soda drink in her refrigerator that did not belong. An officer observed that one window to the residence was ajar and several were unlocked. A screen was bent.

On Nov. 25 a theft by taking complaint was filed at Waffle House on Eatonton Road. According to reports, an employee reported that four males entered the restaurant and ordered “minimal food” but also placed a substantial to–go order. After the to–go order was prepared the men moved around the restaurant and one of the men allegedly took one of the bags of food and left without paying. All the men left the Waffle House in a silver Ford Focus. The employee that reported the theft, Robin Tarrance Motees, no age given, Eatonton, was arrested on outstanding warrants from Madison, Hall, Gwinnett and Oglethorpe counties.

On Nov. 24 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Micha Way residence. According to reports, a woman said after she invited a man to her residence to watch television, the man said he had a family emergency and had to leave. The man told the woman he would return in 15 minutes but never came back. The woman then decided to walk to Ingles to buy a sandwich and noticed that she was missing $53 that she had placed in an IPhone box.

On Nov. 24 a theft by taking complaint was filed at the Budget Inn, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a man said someone had taken a Vizio television from one of the rooms. The man said a woman renting the room complained about bugs in the room so the man moved her to a different room. After that, he said, the television was missing. In a related incident, a woman said she was confronted by another woman regarding the women providing information to the police regarding the television. The complainant in that incident report said that she was pushed to the ground following a verbal altercation with the second woman. The second woman said the complainant cursed her and when she stood up to confront the complainant, the complainant fled and tripped and fell while running.

On Nov. 21 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at Madison Mini Warehouses, Fairgrounds Road. According to reports, a woman said someone had removed locks from two storage units and replaced the lock on one of the units. A day earlier a man said that three locks had been removed from three units he rents. Nothing appeared to be missing in any of the cases.

On Nov. 21 a information report was filed at an Eatonton Road location. According to reports, an officer responded to a suspicious persons report and located two men standing next to a fire hydrant at the Madison Crossing Shopping Center. The men said their supervisor at the new hospital construction site told them to take the company’s water truck to the hydrant and fill up the truck. The men and the supervisor were told by the officer that using the water from the hydrant would be considered a theft of water and that the men should arrange purchasing water from the city of Madison.

On Nov. 18 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Morgan Circle residence. According to reports, a woman said a 15–year–old female juvenile she had taken in from foster care had left the residence and had taken her phone and $400 cash. The woman said the juvenile asked to sit outside on the porch and later got into a four door sedan that drove to the residence. Reports state that the juvenile has an extensive history of cocaine abuse and often runs away from foster homes.

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