On Dec. 1 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Micha Way residence. According to reports, a woman reported that someone had taken a package delivered to her front door from Bath and Body Works. The woman confirmed with FedEx that the package had been delivered on Dec. 1. The package contained approximately $80 worth of merchandise.
On Dec. 6 a theft by taking complaint was filed at at the Madison Chophouse parking lot, S. Main Street. According to reports, a man reported that someone took a Huffy bicycle from the parking lot. The complainant valued the bicycle is valued at $200.
On Dec. 4 a theft of lost or mislaid property complaint was filed at the Madison Police Department, North Main Street. According to reports, a woman stated that while she was shopping at Wal Mart around 9 a.m. she realized she had lost her Apple IPhone XS with a pink phone case. The woman said she used a “find my phone” app while at the store and it initially pin-pointed the phone’s location as Wal Mart but, when she applied the app a second time the application failed. The complainant believes the phone must have been turned off at this point. Later on the same day an officer was told that the phone had been recovered and returned to the complainant.
On Dec. 3 a shoplifting complaint was filed at Family Dollar, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an employee at the store said a white male came to counter requesting to use a phone because the battery on his phone was dead. The woman said the man was given a phone to use but did not make a call. The man then stood near the counter with multiple electronic items and candy and then placed the items down and requested a replacement battery for the phone to replace one he had purchased earlier that did not function. The employee said she told the man that he had not purchased a batter replacement. The man then paid for the replacement battery and left the store, activating the store’s unpaid merchandise alarm. The woman requested that the man return so she could de-activate the replacement battery alarm but the man refused and left the store.
On Dec. 1 Alyshia Nicole Dumas, 17, Greensboro was cited with shoplifting. According to reports, an employee at Wal Mart alleged that Dumas had placed a head band and a “touch glove” inside her jacket pockets. Reports state that Dumas told the employee that she getting the items for a cousin. The items are valued at $5.76.