On Sept. 10 a simple assault complaint was filed at a Bramblewood Drive residence. According to reports, a man alleged that while his nephew was at his apartment, the nephew alleged that the man’s girlfriend was the reason the man’s bed had bed bugs. The complainant said an argument ensued because he was defending his girlfriend’s hygiene and the nephew choked him. The nephew said while he was eating a plate of chicken, corn and slaw, an apartment manager and pest control person came to the unit to treat the bed bugs. The nephew alleged that his uncle said the nephew’s brother was the carrier for bed bugs. The nephew said he defended his brother and placed his plate on the uncle’s lap as the uncle sat in a motorized wheelchair. The nephew alleged the uncle then threw the chicken plate at him and rolled towards him in the motorized chair with a knife in hand. He said he then choked him in self defense.
On Sept. 15 a request ambulance when not needed complaint was filed at Red Roof Inn, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a National EMS employee alleged that a woman had been continuously calling EMS beginning on Tuesday in reference to abdominal pains and requesting to be taken to Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center. On Saturday, Sept. 14 the woman was transported to Morgan Medical Center for treatment but the woman allegedly told the National EMS employee if they did not transfer her to Athens she would call again. A Madison Police Department officer transported the woman to the Athens hospital.
On Sept. 12 Julius Dean Marlow, 71, Madison was arrested and charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and theft by receiving stolen property. According to reports, an officer reviewing pawn shop tickets noticed that a shotgun that had been reported stolen on Oct. 26, 2017 from Steve’s Place, West Washington Street, had been pawned locally. The officer located the woman that pawned the shotgun and was told that she had done so by Marlow’s request. Marlow told the officer he had purchased the shotgun from a man at Waffle House for $150. Officers also seized a Norinco .22 rifle at Marlow’s residence.
On Sept. 12 a simple battery complaint was filed at Morgan County Head Start, Garnett Street. According to reports, a woman said after she picked up her infant daughter from school, a woman approached her and began to argue. The complainant said the woman swung at her and hit her in the face. The complainant said the attacker’s two daughters then also jumped in and began striking her as well. An employee at the center told officers that the attacked woman did not fight back, in part, because she was holding her child in her arms during the attack.
On Sept. 12 Shawn Malm, 37, Eatonton was arrested and charged with shoplifting. According to reports, an officer was called to Walmart regarding a shoplifting suspect fleeing the store. The officer coordinated with a loss prevention officer at Walmart and located Malm running through the Lowe’s parking lot. Malm was stopped and, reports state, the officer removed a cross bow from his pants along with three knives and five Bic lighters. Reports state that initially the items allegedly taken were valued at $293, however, Malm complained of being thirsty after the chase so the loss prevention officer gave him a bottle of water and added that to the receipt, making total damages $294.50
On Sept. 12 Kiyanna Lawson, 19, Eatonton was arrested and charged with shoplifting. According to reports, a loss prevention officer at Walmart alleged that on Aug. 28 Lawson was “skip scanning” items at the self checkout area. Total value of the items is $29.37.
On Sept. 12 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Billups Avenue residence. According to reports, a man alleged that two men who had attempted flooring work on the residence had come back and broken into the residence. Reports state that a back window had been broken and opened.
On Sept. 9 Keshawn Ramon Jackson, 23, Monticello was arrested and charged with shoplifting. According to reports, Jackson was an employee at Walmart and, reports allege, was allowing a second employee to scan items and then void the items. The items were then transported from the store. Jackson told investigators he agreed to allow the activity because the second employee had offered him a ride home.
On Sept. 10 an unfit building ordinance violation was filed at an East Jefferson Street residence. According to reports, a city of Madison code enforcement officer inspected the outside of the manufactured house and stated that the roof had a tarp, siding was in disrepair and was rotting and separating from the structure. A back porch was rotting and most of the decking was missing, reports state. Inside, the flooring was “spongy and unsafe,” and several instances of water intrusion were observed in the house along with possible mold issues, a cracked sink and missing floor vent cover.
On Sept. 12 a theft of lost or mislaid property complaint was filed at Countryside Motors, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an employee reported that a dealer’s tag was missing from the finance office. The tag is valued at $12.