Madison Police Department

Madison Police Department

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On March 27 arrest warrants were issued for forgery in the fourth degree against Timothy Lee Allen, 31, Eatonton. According to reports, an employee of the Bottle Shop, Eatonton Road, alleged that he cashed a $1,200 check for Allen that was made out to and endorsed by Allen. Reports allege that the check was a forgery on another business account.

On March 28 Arthur Ree King, 61, Washington, Ga. was arrested and charged with battery. According to reports, officers were dispatched to Quality Inn, Eatonton Road. Upon arrival King told the officers that he had shoved his girlfriend in the forehead with his thumbs while the couple argued, ostensibly regarding King leaving the relationship. King also alleged that the woman had thrown a glass of orange juice on him. Conversely, the girlfriend alleged that King jabbed his thumb in her throat prior to punching her in the face. An officer observed a swollen and bruised area on the woman’s face and scratches on her neck, reports state.

On March 26 a simple battery and criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Micha Way residence. According to reports, a woman said that she left in the morning to get food and when she returned a man at her apartment became enraged because she had not acquired food for him. The complainant alleged that the man struck her in the head and pushed her into a wall. The complainant said she secured a knife to defend herself and when the man attempted to strike her again she stabbed at his waist, poking the man with the knife. She then called the man’s mother to come and get him and she walked outside to sit in her vehicle. The complainant alleged that the man followed her outside and punched out the driver’s side window of her vehicle. She said the man’s mother arrived and the man left. The complainant said when she walked back inside she noticed that someone had ripped a flat screen television from the wall.

On March 25 a warrant for shoplifting was issued against Christopher Junior Baker, 24, Monroe. According to reports, an employee at Wal Mart, Eatonton Road alleged that Baker took a 50” television valued at $297 from the store without paying for the item. Officers ware able to get a vehicle description for the truck Baker had left in and put a “Be on the lookout” report for the truck. A Morgan County Sheriff’s Office deputy performed a traffic stop on the suspected truck on Sandy Creek Road. A male suspect in the vehicle believed to be Baker fled on foot. The female driver was arrested and charged with suspended license. The television was found in the back seat of the truck.

On March 25 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at Town Park, West Jefferson Street. According to reports, a city of Madison employee reported that someone had allegedly kicked open a storage door to the park’s gazebo. Nothing was reported stolen.

On March 24 a battery complaint was filed at a Madison Crossings Plaza, Eatonton Road location. According to reports, a woman alleged that her estranged boyfriend met her at the plaza to give her clothing that belonged to her. The woman alleged that the couple engaged in an argument and the man attempted to speed away with his door open and the open door struck her vehicle and caused a scuff mark in the paint. The man told officers that during the clothing exchange the woman allegedly leaned into the vehicle and punched the man in the face, causing him to drive away in haste.

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