On Nov. 13 a burglary complaint was filed at a Wellington Street residence. According to reports, a man said that someone had entered his residence and taken more than $10,000 in cash and items. Reports state that the man alleged that sometime between 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. someone entered the residence and took $9,700 in cash, including $700 in coins. The man also said that eight Playstation controllers and a set of Hyper Cloud headphones were also taken. There were no sign of forced entry on the residence.
On Nov. 12 Toure M. Amir-Al-Sharif, 30, Rutledge was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, obstruction of an officer, possession of an open alcohol container, driving while license suspended and Georgia Hands Free Act. According to reports, an officer observed Amir-Al-Sharif holding and talking on a cell phone at 3:09 p.m. while driving on Atlanta Highway. The officer executed a traffic stop, reports state, and Amir-Al-Sharif pulled into the Flambeau Parking lot. The officer reported that he allegedly smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle and asked Amir-Al-Sharif to roll his window down. Reports allege that the window was rolled down approximately two inches. Amir-Al-Sharif refused to roll the window down after being told he was stopped for allegedly speaking on a cell phone and because the officer allegedly smelled marijuana. Amir-Al-Sharif allegedly told the officer he was “traveling, not driving.” The officer requested backup and two other officers arrived. Amir-Al-Sharif allegedly reached for something in the back seat of the vehicle and continued to refuse demands to open the vehicle door. One officer reached into the vehicle and second officer shattered the glass and extracted Amir-Al-Sharif from the vehicle and placed him in handcuffs. A glass pipe containing suspected marijuana was allegedly located in the vehicle along with a tray containing suspected marijuana in a center console. Two empty bottles of Moscato Sangria were found in the back seat. Officers also learned, reports state, that Amir-Al-Sharif’s driver’s license was suspended.
On Nov. 15 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a MLK Jr. Drive residence. According to reports, a man said he walked into his back yard and observed his son, nephew and two other men near a shed. The man said he told all four to leave the property and not return or he would call police. The man said after the four left he noticed the door to his shed had been damaged by being forcibly removed from its hinges.
On Nov. 12 a forgery complaint was filed at Pizza Hut, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a delivery person reported that he delivered a $18.08 pizza to a Morgan Circle address and a black male wearing a hoodie approached him and paid for the pizza with a $100 bill and received change. The complainant said when he returned to the restaurant he realized the $100 bill was counterfeit.
On Nov. 14 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at Ingles, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a woman said while she was waiting in the Ingles Fuel Mart parking lot to pick up her child at Kiddyland, her vehicle was almost struck by a silver Ford Focus. The woman said she exchanged hand gestures with the male driver of the Ford and the man then approached her vehicle and asked her if “she had a problem.” The man then, reports state, returned to his vehicle and allegedly threw an unknown object at the woman’s car, striking the front windshield. The woman took a photo of the Ford’s license plate. It was returned to a woman who lives on Micha Way. Officers went to the Micha Way address and observed the Ford in a driveway but were unsuccessful getting anyone to come to the door.
On Nov. 11 a theft by shoplifting complaint was filed at Walmart, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an employee reported that two men came to the store and loaded more than $2,000 worth of merchandise into two buggies and left the store. Reports state that an employee confronted the men in the parking lot and ceased them from leaving the area with the merchandise. The employee was able to identify the two men. Reports also state that the two men were arrested at an Athens Walmart later that evening after attempting to take the same merchandise from that store. Madison Walmart officials are coordinating with the Athens store to review images but, reports state, it appears the men are wearing the same clothes at the time of both incidents.
On Nov. 7 warrants for shoplifting were filed against Egypt Elizabeth Lumpkin, 19, Madison and Tamara Monay Moore, 19, Madison. According to reports, an employee at Walmart alleged that both were involved in taking three Xbox game system controllers from the store without paying for the items. The controllers are worth $74.25 and the alleged theft was captured on the store’s video surveillance system.
On Oct. 28 Kadre Jayshaun Alford, 19, Garner, N.C. and Jamonte Derision Richardson, 20, Raleigh, N.C. were arrested and charged with possession of marijuana. Kobe Alexander Scott, 20, Garner, N.C. was arrested and charged with speeding and driving without a license. According to reports, a vehicle allegedly driven by Scott was stopped on Interstate 20 for going 105 mph in a 70 mph zone. Consequent to the stop, reports state, both Alford and Richardson, passengers in the vehicle, each possessed a small bag of suspected marijuana.
On Nov. 11 Dietra Shunt Drayton, 35, Charleston was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, less than an ounce. According to reports, a vehicle in which Drayton was a passenger was stopped on Interstate 20 for speeding. Consequent to the stop, reports state, an officer located a small jar of suspected marijuana in the vehicle. Drayton allegedly told the officer that the marijuana was purchased in Atlanta and was, therefore, “legal.” The officer said he advised that marijuana remains an illegal substance in Georgia.
On Nov. 12 a theft by taking complaint was filed at Wash Rock, Atlanta Highway. According to reports, a man said he loaded washer number 2 at 12:45 a.m. with clothes for himself, his wife and toddler child. The man said he left to get food and returned at 1:15 a.m. and noticed that all of his clothes were missing.
On Nov. 1 a simple assault complaint was filed at a Morgan Circle location. According to reports, a 17-year-old female accused an 18-year-old male of approaching her while she was sitting in her car and when she exited the car, the male allegedly struck her and the two fought. When neighbors came outside, reports state, the male left on foot. Officers located his vehicle in the middle of the road and had it towed.