Madison Police Department

Madison Police Department

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On Jan. 25 a theft by taking complaint was filed at TA Truck Stop, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a man said after he left the truck stop at 5 a.m. and returned to his vehicle he could not locate his wallet. The man said there was $270 cash, a permanent green card, a Social Security card, a company credit card and a personal debit card in the wallet.

On Jan. 26 Scott Henry Segars, 42, Madison was arrested and charged with sexual battery. According to reports, a 16-year-old female alleged that while she was in Lowe’s, Eatonton Road, Segars walked by her and grabbed her buttocks. An officer responded to a child abduction report at Lowe’s and when he arrived was told that a black Chrysler with Segars driving had left the parking lot and had parked at Rite Aid. The officer located Segars at Rite Aid and determined that it was not a child abduction complaint. Segars, reports state, told the officer he had not been at Lowe’s and then stated that he “may have drove through the parking lot but did not enter the store.” Reports state that the officer obtained video surveillance of Segars in the store at the time of the incident.

On Jan. 26 a financial transaction card fraud complaint was filed at a Madison location. According to reports, a man called officers and reported that the had been called by the Bank of America regarding a transaction for $486 at an ATM machine in Roswell, Ga. The man said he had not been to Roswell lately. The bank reported, the complainant said, that the person making the transaction had initially tried to get $900.

On Jan. 25 a theft by deception complaint was filed at Madison Baptist Church, South Main Street. According to reports, an employee reported that she received a a fraudulent email from someone pretending to be an administrator at the church. The email requested that the woman purchase two $500 Apple gift cards. The complainant said she was unable to locate the cards and responded as such and that he emailed her then told her to buy five $200 Amazon gift cards. The woman said she did and then a second request came to buy five more $200 cards. The woman said she did and then she was told to take pictures of the front and back of the cards and send them, which she said she did. The woman said she then realized that the requests were a scam and contacted police.

On Jan. 24 Juna Isela Chavez-Garcia, 44, Eatonton was arrested and charged with sale of alcoholic beverages to a person under 21-years-old. According to reports, the Madison Police Department in conjunction with the Georgia Department of Revenue utilized confidential, underage informants to attempt to purchase alcohol from licensed businesses. Reports state that the confidential informant was allegedly able to purchase a $3.60 12 ounce bottle of Corona Light from the bar at Dos Amigo’s, Eatonton Road from Chavez-Garcia.

On Jan. 24 Jennifer Lavern Brown, 49, Greensboro was arrested and charged with criminal trespass. According to reports, an officer was called to Morgan Medical Center, Lions Club Road in reference to a woman who would not leave the premises. According to reports, Brown allegedly came to the hospital on her own accord for a mental evaluation. Following the evaluation Brown was asked to leave the hospital and told officers she had no where to go. The officer’s agreed to arrange a ride with Greene County authorities to take Brown to a relative’s house but Brown allegedly refused to give officers the address. Officers, reports state, told Brown that if she didn’t leave she would be arrested. “I’ll take the charge,” she allegedly told the officers.

On Jan 23 Mary Lee Clark, 26, Warner Robbins was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and interference with a business. According to reports, an officer was called to the Super 8 Motel, Eatonton Road regarding a domestic argument. Reports state when the officer arrived he observed a man standing near Clark, who was laying on the floor in a hallway “screaming hysterically.” The man alleged that Clark had been drinking during the day and that he was attempting to leave the area with Clark “when she started freaking out and ran into the Super 8…” The officer attempted to speak to Clark but, reports state, she refused and continued to scream “help me.” The officer  and a second officer requested that Clark stand and she allegedly did so and then removed her pants and underwear. An officer placed handcuffs on Clark and while the officer was searching for the motel manager Clark allegedly fled from the building but was apprehended and placed into a police car. The manager alleged that two guests had checked out of the motel because of the disruption. Staff at the Morgan County Detention Center refused to process Clark and directed EMS to transport her to Morgan Medical Center for evaluation.

On Jan. 19 a theft by deception complaint was filed at Lowe’s, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an employee alleged that a man came into the store, collected wood flooring and then took the wood flooring for a refund to the customer service desk. Reports state that the man produced a $408.95 receipt from a Warner Robbins store. The man then, two days later, returned and did the same thing with a $80 Shop Vac. Authorities have been able to identify the man, in part, because of information gathered from the Warner Robbin receipt and because of an identifiable neck tattoo.

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