On Oct. 25 an impersonating a police officer complaint was filed at a Billups Street residence. According to reports, a man said that after a woman canceled a construction contract for services at her residence, the woman demanded a full refund of $2,200. The man said he told the woman he could not refund the entire amount because he had already spent money on labor and materials related to the project. The man said on Oct. 22 he was served with civil paper from the Walton County Sheriff’s Office regarding the dispute and he also began receiving text messages from a person alleging that they were “Detective Davis” from the Madison Police Department who inferred that the man either pay the woman $2,500 or the “detective” was going to arrest the man. The messages were recorded and officers are now searching for the man who allegedly sent the threats.
On Oct. 23 an information report was filed at a Commerce Street residence. According to reports, an officer responded to a complaint regarding a man threatening to cut himself. When the officer arrived a man at the residence told him that his brother-in-law was running through the house and threatening to harm himself. The man said he had attempted to get the man to agree to go to Morgan Memorial Hospital for evaluation but each time he got the man in a car to go, the man jumped out of the car and ran away. An officer spoke with the man who denied making threats to harm himself but agreed to go to the hospital for evaluation. The man was then transported to Morgan Memorial Hospital.
On Oct. 22 Brianna Renee Williams, 18, Madison and Makila Sha”nei Ross, 18, Eatonton were both arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, less than an ounce. According to reports, an officer was dispatched to Hill Park, Crawford Street at 7:28 p.m. regarding suspicious vehicles at the park. When the officer arrived, reports state, Ross allegedly opened the door to a white Ford Explorer she was driving and a “huge cloud of smoke came from inside the vehicle.” Reports state that Ross and Williams both exited the vehicle and officers allegedly found a cigar packet with a small amount of suspected marijuana in the center console. During a search marijuana “shake” was also allegedly located near the front seats and on both floor boards of the vehicle.
On Oct. 18 a burglary complaint was filed at a Maple Street residence. According to reports, a woman said when she arrived home she noticed her door was partially opened. The woman said she entered the residence and observed that a television, gaming console and sound bar had been taken. The complainant valued the items at $2,000.