On Dec. 29 Robert Williams, 52, Madison was arrested and charged with aggravated assault, battery criminal damage to property and criminal trespass. According to reports, officers were called to an Overlook Street residence at 5 a.m. after a woman alleged that Williams had attacked her. The woman alleged that she and Williams had been at a party earlier in the evening but an argument had ensued and the woman came home. Reports state that Williams came to the residence later and the argument continued. Williams was detained at a Meadow Ridge Drive residence and returned to Overlook Street for questioning. Williams alleged told officers that during the argument he started packing personal items and jewelry he had purchased for the woman when the woman became angry over the jewelry. Williams said he took clothes to his vehicle and the woman locked him out of the house. He said he forced entry into the house. The woman alleged that after Williams re-entered the house he threatened her with a meat mallet.
On Dec. 28 Gary Casey Cooper, 21, Madison was arrested and charged with shoplifting. According to reports, an employee at Ingles alleged that Cooper placed $6 worth of cold pills in his pocket, paid for a drink and attempted to leave the store with the pills without paying. Cooper was held at the store for police and issued a criminal trespass notice banning him from returning to the store.
On Dec. 31 a simple battery complaint was filed at an Overlook Drive residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that the father to her child became upset after he went through her phone and struck her in the face with his hands. The complainant alleged that the man then choked her, forcing her to loose consciousness several times. An officer photographed several areas of injuries.