Madison Police Department

Madison Police Department

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On Aug. 30, a revised shoplifting and giving false name report was re-filed with the Madison Police Department. According to reports, following an earlier report charging Deondra Letetra Jackson, 27, with giving false name following an alleged shoplifting, an officer was contacted by Deondra Jackson who told the officer that a Daniell Faust, no age, no address given, had called her and told her she had used her name during the arrest. The officer was able to confirm the information and has issued an obstruction warrant against Faust. 

On Aug. 27 a forgery, theft by receiving stolen property and deposit account fraud complaint was filed at Bank of Madison, North Main Street. According to reports, an employee reported that a person came into the bank and cashed a $2,100 check and then went to a second location and cashed a $2,260 check. The checks, reports state, had possibly been stolen during an Oconee County robbery. Reports state that the suspect also used an identification card also taken from an Oconee County entering automobile complaint. A tag from the suspect’s vehicle also returned as not belonging on the vehicle and had been reported stolen from Alpharetta, Ga.

On Aug. 25 Ricky Hardy, 23, Decatur, was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of a firearm during a crime and possession of drug paraphernalia. According to reports, an officer reported that at 1 a.m. he allegedly clocked a vehicle Hardy was driving for 78 mph in a 45 mph zone on the Madison by-pass. Consequent to a traffic stop, reports state, the officer alleged that there was a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Hardy allegedly told and then showed the officer two small bags of suspected marijuana in a McDonald’s cup in the cupholder of the vehicle. A further search of the vehicle allegedly produced a “large amount of a green leafy substance” inside a book bag along with small plastic bags and a digital scale. Two handguns were also found in the vehicle.

On Aug. 21 a burglary complaint was filed at Madison Mini Warehouse, Fairgrounds Road. According to reports, a man said he was checking on his motor home and after he unlocked the door he noticed several power tools and other items in the motor home that did not belong to him. He also said it appeared someone had been sleeping in the motor home. 

On Aug. 21 a burglary complaint was filed at Madison Mini Warehouse, Fairgrounds Road. According to reports, a man said when he checked on his unit he noticed someone had cut the lock. The man alleged that a 50” Element Smart television and a 42” Vizio television had been taken. 

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