Madison Police Department

Madison Police Department

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On April 28 a theft by taking complaint was filed at Pilot Truck Stop, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a man stated that while he was pumping gas into his motorcycle, he placed his wallet on top of his motorcycle. The man said when he finished pumping gas he drove across the parking lot and then realized he was missing his wallet. The man returned but could not find his wallet. Surveillance cameras showed an elderly white male bend over and pickup the wallet and enter the truck stop. The man was driving a white or silver Chevrolet truck. The theft suspect did not turn the wallet into truck stop employees.

On April 26 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Micha Way residence. According to reports, a woman stated that she believed her boyfriend at the time had taken her $3,500 wedding ring that she had been given by her deceased husband. The woman said she located the ring at a local pawn shop and confirmed with the pawn shop employees that the boyfriend had pawned the ring.

On April 25 a shoplifting and obstruction of officers arrest warrant was filed against Phillipe M. Thomas, 29, Madison. According to reports, officers were called to the EZ Bottle Shop, West Washington Street in regards to shoplifting. Officers reported reviewing surveillance tape that allegedly showed Thomas take two small bottles of liquor out of a basket on the front counter. The bottles are valued at $5. An officer reported observing Thomas walking on Maple Street near his residence and he allegedly fled when an officer commanded him to stop. Officers searched a wooded area but did not located Thomas.

On April 25 an information report was filed at a West Washington Street residence. According to reports, a woman said she and her husband had a verbal domestic argument but that the husband claimed he was a blackbelt and the woman is concerned he could “snap.”

On  April 24 an identity fraud complaint was filed at a Penor Street residence. According to reports, a woman said she had received notice from the United States Department of Education stating that she owed $12,249.86 for student loans. The complainant said she had not taken out any student loans and that the problem was affecting her ability to receive a tax refund.

On April 23 a forgery complaint was filed at Cracker Barrel, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an employee said that someone had passed a counterfeit bill at the restaurant on April 20. The bill was taken to a local bank where it was identified as counterfeit.

On April 23 a shoplifting warrant was issued against Cedric Williams, 28, Madison. According to reports, an employee at Ingles, Eatonton Road, alleged that Williams and another male had entered the store, walked around and then Williams allegedly took a 30 pack of Bud Light beer valued at $23.98 and left the north entrance of the store without paying for the beer.

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