Madison Police Department

Madison Police Department

Patrick Yost Law Enforcement

On Nov. 8 a financial transaction card fraud complaint was filed at Golden Pantry, North Main Street, Madison. According to reports, an employee reported that a man came into the store and initiated the purchase of five $100 Shell gift cards using a card. The employee reported that the man’s identification card name matched the transaction card. However, after the man appeared to text someone, he then tried to change the payment method for the gift cards to an Apple pay application on his phone. The employee did not allow the change and, reports state, reported that the man’s transaction card also did not work. The man left in a Nissian Rouge that was registered to a car rental company in Florida. The employee stated that she put out a store-wide alert for the man and his attempt of fraud and was told that the same man allegedly purchased $2,000 worth of cigarettes from the Bishop Golden Pantry using a fraudulent Apple pay application.

On Nov. 7 a lost or mislaid property complaint was filed at Raceway convenience store, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a woman said her purse containing her driver’s license, Social Security card, $800 in cash, Capitol One Visa card, Regions Bank debit card and a medical insurance card.

On Nov. 6 an information report was filed at a Bell Circle residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that after she had an altercation with a former boyfriend, she found a steak knife wedged under the trunk lid of her vehicle and she received a text message from the former boyfriend asking “Do you know where I am.” The woman said at approximately 7 p.m. she went outside to smoke and observed the knife wedged under the trunk lid.

On Nov. 4 a missing person report was filed at Red Roof Inn, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a man said he and his girlfriend where staying in room 125 at the Red Roof Inn and on Nov. 1 they laid down to go to sleep. The man said when he awoke his girlfriend was gone. However, the man said he received a call from Piedmont Newton Hospital informing him that the woman had been brought to the hospital following a DUI stop made by the Georgia State Patrol at exit 88 on Interstate 20. The nurse at the hospital that called the complainant advised that the woman had been released on Nov. 2 at 10 a.m. The man said he had not heard from the woman since and has no idea what kind of clothing she is wearing.

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