Madison Police Department

Madison Police Department

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On Jan. 26 Dashawn Mailk Grant, 23, North Charleston, S.C. was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana, speeding, DUI refusal and no license on person. According to reports, Grant was stopped on Interstate 20 while allegedly driving more than 100 mph in the westbound lane. Consequent to the stop, reports state, an officer alleged that she smelled marijuana coming from the rental vehicle. A search of the vehicle allegedly found three separate bags of suspected marijuana and a set of digital scales. The officer note that Grant had a “large amount of cash on his person.

On Jan. 25 an information report was filed at Pilot Truck Stop, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an employee requested a report regarding a woman who had slipped and fallen in the shower. Reports state that the woman had a blood alcohol reading of 0.93. The woman was treated and transported by EMS.

On Jan. 25 Kerrie Devotae Jones, 26, Madison was arrested and charged with operating a vehicle with suspended registration, failure to yield to an emergency vehicle, DUI refusal, possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime. According to reports, a van allegedly driven  by Jones was stopped in the parking lot of the Madison-Morgan Cultural Center on Foster Street after an officer observed that the registration on the vehicle was suspended. Consequent to the stop, reports state, an officer alleged that he smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle. A search of the vehicle allegedly found a clear glass jar that contained individually packaged clear plastic gabs of suspected marijuana in the center console.

On Jan. 24 Joshua J. Robinson, 39, Forsyth was arrested and charged with DUI, driving while license suspended and possession of open alcohol container. According to reports, an officer allegedly observed Robinson driving a vehicle which was registered to a woman who had an arrest warrant. The officer followed the vehicle and, reports state, Robinson stopped the vehicle at a Maple Street residence, exited and asked “what’s up?” before attempting to flee into a wooded area. Robinson slipped and the officer attempted to arrest him but he escaped and attempted to run back to the vehicle. The officer attempted to tase Robinson but the taser device was impeded by Robinson’s jacket. The officer eventually took Robinson to the ground and the officer deployed his taser weapon again and called for backup because a large crowd began to gather at the scene, reports state. After Robinson’s arrest a half empty bottle of Cognac was located in the vehicle.

On Jan. 13 an information report was filed at a Concord Lane residence. According to reports, an employee of a realty company reported that following an eviction a worker found a clear plastic bag containing five white pills with no identifying marks.

On Jan. 16 an unauthorized use of financial transaction card complaint was filed at Madison Police Department. According to reports, a man said he had recently been in a car wreck and had placed his financial responsibilities into the employ of a woman. The woman alleged that another woman had taken a photograph of the man’s debit card and used the information to make unauthorized charges.

On Jan. 20 a theft by takinOn Jan. 21 an unauthorized use of a financial transaction card complaint was filed at the Madison Police Department. According to reports, a woman alleged that someone had used her debit card to attempt to make a $1,255.73 purchase to an AirBNB.

On Jan. 17 an entering auto complaint was filed at a Green Meadow  Court residence. 

According to reports, a man alleged that someone had entered his vehicle and removed a Ruger 45 pistol and half of a pack of cigarettes but left the cigarette package.

On Jan. 14 Crystal Lachele Reid, 34, Madison was arrested and charged with simple battery. According to reports, a woman alleged that Reid had followed her and another woman to the TA Truck Stop, Eatonton Road and Reid allegedly confronted the woman and punched her in the mouth.

On Jan. 11 a theft by shoplifting complaint was filed at Walmart, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an employee alleged that two men in hoodies entered the store, went to the automotive area with carts and placed automobile batteries in carts and then exited the store with the batteries and left in a red four-door sedan.

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