On Oct. 12 a fraud complaint was filed at United Bank, South Main Street. According to reports, a man alleged that someone had taken one of his bank statements and used the information from the statement to create and cash fraudulent checks. The man said that more than $9,000 had been taken from his business account because of the fraud.
On Oct. 10 an entering auto complaint was filed at a Lakeview Street residence. According to reports, a man said someone entered his 2004 Honda Accord and removed a Taurus G2C 9mm pistol valued at $200. The man said all the doors except the passenger’s side rear door were secured. The man said at lunch he allowed a co-worker to ride with him to Burger King but, the man noted, the co-worker did not purchase anything.
On Oct. 10 a fraud complaint was filed at a Jefferson Street residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that her former boyfriend had been using her EBT card without her permission since 2016. Reports state that the complaint was turned over to the Georgia Department of Human Services.
On Oct. 21 a theft complaint was filed at the Madison Police Department. According to reports, a woman alleged that on Aug. 21 she lost her black and white leather wallet at an unknown location in Madison. The wallet contained a driver’s license, a Social Security card, a Morgan County High School ID card, a Regions bank card and an EBT card.
On Oct. 9 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at Canterbury Apartments, Sulgrave Drive. According to reports, a woman said someone had used gray spray paint to paint a side wall and rear window. An officer noted that rocks and grass also appeared to have been painted and that spray painting appeared to have been done by a child.
On Oct. 8 Lawanda Denise Wynn, 40, Madison and Mya Wynn, 17, Madison were both arrested and charged with theft by shoplifting. According to reports, an officer was at Wal Mart on an unrelated matter and was called to the self checkout area by a loss prevention employee because the employee suspected a small group of “skip scanning” items into a bag and not paying for the items. The officer followed both Wynn’s and a third teenager into the parking lot and asked them to come back into the store to verify their purchases. Video surveillance allegedly showed the Wynns, at separate scanning stations, intentionally not scanning items before placing them in a bag. The third juvenile suspect was also initially arrested and charged with shoplifting but, after the loss prevention employee determined that the suspect had not “skip scanned” any items, but charges were dropped at the Morgan County Detention Center and the juvenile was released.
On Oct. 6 a theft by taking complaint was filed at Pilot Truck Stop, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a man said he was asleep in the trucker’s lounge and had his cell phone on a table in front of him. Reports state that video surveillance showed a Hispanic male walk by the table, take the phone and then leave via a rear door while the man slept. The man valued the phone at $150.