On Feb. 24 Noah Alexander Trammell, 21, Madison was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, less than an ounce. According to reports, officers were called to Flash Foods, Eatonton Road in regards to a man allegedly attempting to sell customers marijuana. A female caller advised officers that Trammell attempted to sell her marijuana and that she felt unsafe when she refused. When officers arrived they observed Trammell in the passenger seat of a white pickup truck. The driver oft he truck told officers that he was giving Trammell a ride because Trammell’s vehicle had broken down in the Flash Foods parking lot. Trammell had a black backpack in his possession in the truck. Reports state that in the backpack was a pair of handcuffs and a glass jar that contained less than an ounce of suspected marijuana.
On March 2 Lenox Brinkley, 32, Madison was arrested and charged with theft by receiving stolen property. According to reports, officers were dispatched to an abandoned Pontiac Gunfire behind an abandoned residence on Mapp Street. Officers determined that the vehicle had been reported stolen from Walton County. A man advised that he had allegedly observed Brinkley driving the vehicle earlier when, the man alleged, Brinkley allegedly stole a set a tires from him. An Athens pawn shop reported that Brinkley had pawned the tires and, reports state, allegedly took a laptop computer from the pawn shop. Brinkley was located at a Whitehall Street residence where the laptop from the pawn shop was also located.
On Feb. 26 Melody Ann Sanford, 54, Madison was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and interference with a business. According to reports, officers were dispatched to Goodwill, Eatonton Road regarding complaints of a person causing a disturbance. Reports state that an officer observed Sanford in a parking lot outside the store. The officer stated that he demanded Sanford put her belongings on the ground and she refused. The officer then grabbed her wrist and Sanford allegedly resisted. She was handcuffed and detained. A Goodwill employee told an officer that Sanford had allegedly been using profanity inside the store and had threatened customers by stating she had a pistol.