Madison Police Department

Madison Police Department

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On May 19 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Micha Way residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that someone had scratched her 2012 Mazda. The woman said the scratches were the results, in part, of an on-going handicap parking spot dispute.

On May 18 Edgardo Sanchez, 51, Augusta was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, less than an ounce; speeding and seat belt violation. According to reports, a vehicle he was driving was stopped for allegedly going 93 mph in a 70 mph zone on Interstate 20. Consequently to the stop an officer allegedly smelled marijuana in the vehicle. A passenger produced a partially smoked marijuana cigarette. Sanchez was also charged with two counts child safety restraint for not having a 2-year-old and 4-year-old in a restraint seat on the back seat of the vehicle.

On May 18 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a West Washington Street location. According to reports, a woman reported that someone had broken the handle to a bathroom area at Town Park.

On May 17 a theft by taking complaint was filed at Wal Mart, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a man alleged that someone removed a $850 Milwaukee hammer drill from the bed of his pickup truck while it was parked at Wal Mart.

On May 16 a theft by taking complaint was filed at Popeye’s, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a woman alleged that someone, between April 1, 2019 and May 7, 2019, had removed $1,986 from the business’s safe. The woman told officers that there would be video surveillance supporting the theft complaint that would be produced by corporate personnel. 

On May 15 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Green Meadows Drive residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that someone had “keyed” her Chrysler. Marks were observed on the passenger side under, door , quarter panel, and driver’s side quarter panel.

On May 15 a forgery complaint was filed at United Bank, North Main Street. According to reports, a woman said a man entered the bank and attempted to cash a $1,600 check made out to a Locust Grove company. The woman confiscated the check.

On May 15 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Penor Street residence. According to reports, a woman said when she left her residence at 7 a.m. her yard was in good shape. However, she said, when she returned at 12:30 p.m. she noticed someone had strewn trash throughout her yard and dumped a bag of soil onto her grass. Several other items were thrown around the yard.

On May 14 a theft by taking complaint was filed at Flash Foods, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an employee reported that between 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. a man pumped $75 worth of diesel and then drove away without paying.

On May 3 a theft by taking complaint was filed at Budget Inn, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a woman reported that she asked a man, who agreed, to take her to the bank to make a withdrawal from her checking account. The woman said she made two withdrawals, one for $300 and one for $600 and the man put the money in his pocket. The complainant said she then asked the man to drive her to Sunflower Convenience Store where she purchased two packs of cigarettes. The complainant said after she returned to her residence, she noticed she was missing $150. The man denied to officers that he had taken any money from the woman.

On May 13 an agency assist report was filed at Quick Trip, Georgia Highway 278, Covington. According to reports, an officer reported that he was at the Quick Trip getting gas in his personal vehicle when he noticed a man sitting in the driver’s seat of his vehicle and was unconscious. The officer said he gained access to the man’s vehicle and observed that the man was pale and was breathing slowly. He called 911 and noticed the man’s pupils were beginning to dilate, was becoming cold to the touch and was unresponsive. The officer said he removed the man from the vehicle and began chest compressions and performed CPR for approximately seven minutes while waiting on EMS personnel. After EMS personnel arrived they gave the man a Narcan dose and were able to bring his heart rate, pulse and blood pressure back. The man was then transported to Piedmont Newton.

On May 14 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Carriage Way residence. According to reports, a woman reported that someone had taken her husband’s silver mountain bike from a back patio area. The bike is valued at $125.

On May 13 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Meadow Ridge Drive location. According to reports, a man reported that someone had taken his brother’s 2005 745LI BMW automobile valued at $11,000. The man said the brother had left the vehicle parked in his front yard and had not left a key. The vehicle was taken sometime between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m.

On May 7 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Meadow Ridge Drive residence. According to reports, a woman reported that someone had taken several red bricks used, in part, to form steps to the residence. The bricks are valued at $7.

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