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On Dec. 10, Harold Brian O’Kelley, 58, Madison, was arrested and charged with DUI, failure to report striking a fixed object and striking an unattended vehicle. According to reports, O’Kelley allegedly struck a landscaping boulder at a North Main Street residence and then left his 2003 BMW at the scene of the accident. Reports state that a witness spoke with O’Kelley after the 4:18 p.m. incident. The witness then identified O’Kelley from his license photograph. O’Kelley was located at his Carriage Lane residence and returned to the scene of the incident. Reports state he told officers he had walked home so he could call a wrecker service.

On Dec. 9, Bobby Al-Terrell Green, 21, Augusta, was arrested and charged with driving while license suspended and Denote Trevel Rushing, 20, Augusta, was charged with possession of marijuana, less than an ounce. According to reports, Green was stopped by a Madison officer on Interstate 20 for an expired tag. Consequent to the stop, the officer learned Green’s license had been suspended for a super-speeder violation. Reports state that an officer detected the smell of marijuana in the car and located a small bag of suspected marijuana in a backpack that allegedly belonged to Rushing.

On Dec. 9, an armed robbery complaint was filed at Pilot Truck Stop, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a man alleged that while he was standing outside his tractor trailer truck in the parking lot of the Pilot Truck Stop, a maroon SUV pulled up and a man said he needed money for gas and asked the complainant if he wanted to buy a gold ring. The complainant said while he was examining the ring, a female exited the SUV, walked up behind him and stuck what the complainant believed to be a gun in his back. The female allegedly told the man to not “do anything stupid and give me all your money.” The man said he gave the woman $50 and both suspects then fled the truck stop in the SUV.

On Dec. 8, an entering auto complaint was filed at a West Jefferson St. location. According to reports, a man said someone had broken a driver’s side window of his truck and removed a Lenovo lap top computer and $40 cash.

On Dec. 8, warrants for theft by shoplifting, disorderly conduct and interference with a business were taken against Ryan Scott Watkins, 20, Madison. According to reports, officers were called to Flash Foods, Eatonton Road, in regards to a man allegedly attempting to shoplift meat snacks. Reports state that a clerk at the store allegedly observed Watkins place a handful of meat snacks into a pullover. The clerk said she confronted Watkins regarding the theft and told him to place the meat snacks back on the shelf or she would call law enforcement. Reports state that the clerk said Watkins only put one meat snack back. The clerk then called 911 and attempted to lock Watkins in the store until officers arrived. but Watkins fled past the clerk and left the area on foot.

On Dec. 4, a lost or mislaid property report was filed at a Park Lane residence. According to reports, a woman reported that she placed a 14-carat yellow gold and diamond ring on a bathroom counter top and the next day could not locate the ring.

On Dec. 3, a theft by taking complaint was filed at Walmart, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an employee stated that while she was attempting to locate and buy a Christmas tree, she placed her wallet on a shelf. She later reached for her wallet to purchase the item and realized she did not have the wallet. The wallet was later turned into the loss prevention office but $20 and a debit card were missing.

On Dec. 5, a warrant for shoplifting was issued against Willie Mantrell Jones, 39, Madison. According to reports, an employee at Family Dollar, Eatonton Road, identified Jones as a suspect in the shoplifting of a Bluetooth speaker from the store. The employee located an empty speaker box on a shelf and confronted Jones, who left the store. The item is valued at $10.

On Dec. 5, a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a East Jefferson St. location. According to reports, a man said someone cut the back tire of his bicycle as it sat near an air conditioning unit behind an apartment. The man said someone also took a red Nike bag that contained tools and toiletries.

On Dec. 4, Deshawn Mosley, 24, Eatonton, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, less than an ounce, illegal possession of dangerous drugs and prescription drugs not in original container. In the same incident Kendreaka Lenesia Simmons, 19, Eatonton, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, less than an ounce, illegal possession of dangerous drugs and prescription drugs must be kept in original container. According to reports, officers were called to an Eatonton Road car repair shop over a dispute. When an officer arrived, reports state, Simmons met him at the door and stated that Mosley had her car keys and phone and refused to return them. Mosley then allegedly entered the building from Simmons’ vehicle and told officers that he had left the keys and phone in the vehicle. When an officer escorted Simmons to the vehicle to confirm Mosley’s statement, Simmons opened the door and the officer reported smelling raw marijuana in the vehicle. A search of the vehicle produced  a clear plastic bag of suspected marijuana and a bag of three suspected Xanax pills in the center console. Both Simmons and Mosley, reports state, told officers that the items belonged to the other party.

On Dec. 4, a burglary complaint was filed at Rhoades Upholstery, Hanover Drive. According to reports, more than $4,000 in power tools and other items were taken. Reports state that someone forced entry into the building through a roll-up door. Items taken include a Dell Chromebook computer, nail guns, drills, staplers, a table saw, circular saw and a weed trimmer.

On Dec. 4, a criminal damage to property complaint was filed at Town and Country, West Washington Street. According to reports, a passing motorist contacted police and reported that the exterior portion of a double pane window was broken.

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