Madison Police Department

Madison Police Department

Patrick Yost Law Enforcement

On June 22 Tommie Lee Dunn, 52, Mansfield, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, less than an ounce, driving while license suspended and giving false name to an officer. According to reports, Dunn was stopped after an officer stated he was familiar that Dunn had outstanding warrants against him. Consequent to the stop, reports state, the officer said he located a small bag of suspected marijuana in the back of his patrol car after he left Dunn at the Morgan County Detention Center.

On June 22 a 14-year-old female was arrested and charged with battery and interference with a business. According to reports, an officer was called to Family Dollar, Eatonton Road in reference to a fight. While enroute the officer was told by Morgan County Dispatch that one of the combatants. had fled the store. The officer located the juvenile in the bathroom of the Sunflower Convenience store, Eatonton Road and detained her for questioning. The juvenile told the officer she had jumped over a counter at the store after an exchange of words at the Family Dollar because, in part, the woman across the counter was allegedly “talking junk.”

On June 7 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Fleas Antiques, South Main St. According to reports, an employee said that a black female entered the store and requested help in purchasing wall paintings in the rear of the store. The employee said she left the front counter to help the woman and when they returned the woman said she needed more cash and inquired to the whereabouts of an ATM machine. The woman left and never returned and the employee noticed that someone had taken several gold and white gold rings from a display case at the front of the store.

On June 25 an animal report was filed at Wal Mart, Eatonton Road.  According to reports, an officer responded to a complaint that a kitten was loose inside the building. The officer arrived, captured the kitten and transported the kitten to the Morgan County Animal Control complex.

On June 22 an information report was filed at a West Washington Street residence. According to reports, a woman told officers she had heard water running from her neighbor’s apartment since the night before. Officers attempted to contact the neighbor but got no response and kicked open the door. The apartment was empty. Officers located the neighbor’s son and were told that the woman was fine and out of town. The door sustained minor damage.

On June 21 an arrest warrant alleging criminal damage to property was issued against Edward W. Scarebrook, 55, Moultrie. According to reports, a woman alleged that Scarebrook came to her Levi Court residence begging for work. The woman said she did not have any work for Scarebook but gave him $5 to go away. Later, the woman alleged, Scarebrook returned to the residence and cut copper tubing from her air conditioning unit, damaging the unit.

On June 25 an information report was filed at Flash Foods, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an anonymous caller called dispatch regarding a male and female in a vehicle at the store having an altercation. An officer stopped the suspect’s vehicle and spoke with the couple. The woman said the argument commenced after the man refused to request that the driver stop at the store for snacks. The woman said she grabbed the man by the shirt in response.

On June 30 three 15-year-old males and one 16-year-old male were arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, less than an ounce. One of the 15-year-olds was also charged with driving without a license. According to reports, a 1999 Honda driven by the 15-year-old was stopped at 3 a.m. on Eatonton Road for erratic driving. Consequent to the stop, reports state, the officer allegedly noticed the smell of marijuana coming from the vehicle and found a partially smoked “blunt” in the front portion of the vehicle and found a set of digital scales.

On June 27 a burglary complaint was filed at Hibbetts Sports, Eatonton Road. According to reports, officers responded to an alarm call at 4 a.m. and observed that a front door had been shattered and clothes inside the store were scattered on the floor. Reports state that a tire iron was located in the rear showroom of the store.

On July 1 Demander Stephen Mathis, 31, Madison was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct. According to reports, officers were called to a Burney Street residence at 11 p.m. in regards to Mathis allegedly being “very intoxicated” and threatening with derogatory names for women. Reports state that Mathis told officers he was angry, in part, because the female complainants “try to run (excrement) in the house.” Mathis was advised several times to remain on the porch while officers spoke with the women but continued to “yell and go back inside the house.” Mathis mentioned a pistol in the house and then began cursing a woman and was then arrested and transported to the Morgan County Detention Center.

On July 2 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Levi Court residence. According to reports, a woman reported that while she was sleeping someone threw a brick through a window. The woman said she suspects her sister’s estranged ex-husband.

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