On Feb. 27 William Todd Ayres, 48, Madison was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct, criminal trespass and interference with a business. According to reports, an officer responded to a complaint at Amici’s, West Washington St., regarding a man screaming and cussing at employees. When the officer arrived the person had left. The officer waited and, reports state, Ayres came back, opened the front door of the restaurant and began to curse at customers and employees and challenged everyone to come outside and fight. The officer approached and demanded that Ayers go to the ground but he refused. The officer placed Ayres on the ground, placed handcuffs on him and transported him to the Morgan County Detention Center. Reports state that Ayres had previously been served with a criminal trespass notice on Feb. 6, 2020.
On Feb. 28 a theft by taking complaint was filed at Walmart, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a woman alleged that someone had stolen her $349 Apple iWatch series 4. The woman said she had been in both the pharmacy and oil and lube area of the store.
On Feb. 26 a battery complaint was filed at a Micha Way residence. According to reports, an officer was called to the Orchard Grove Apartment complex in regards to a domestic dispute. When the officer arrived a second officer had also arrived and was speaking with a group of people outside an apartment. A woman said she had heard the disturbance and called a cousin who called police. The officer then spoke with a woman and a man who both reported that they had engaged in an argument that eventually became physical with pushing and shoving.
On Feb. 12 a damage to property complaint was filed at an Unzell Court residence. According to reports, a man alleged that a man had damaged his front lawn by backing a heavy truck and trailer onto the lawn while turning around. The man complainant said initially the man agreed to repair the damage but now the man would not accept the complainant’s phone calls.
On Feb. 12 an identity fraud complaint was filed at Walmart, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an Oregon woman said she had received a bill from AT&T for $799 for a phone that she allegedly purchased at the Madison Walmart. The woman said she does not have an AT&T account. An officer was able to locate a forged bill of sale with the woman’s name at Walmart.
On Feb. 27 Kendall Trevor Lewis, 29, Natchitoches, La. was arrested and charged with criminal trespass and disorderly conduct. According to reports, an officer responded to a suspicious person complaint at Travel Centers, of America truck stop, Eatonton Road. When the officer arrived he allegedly observed Lewis speaking loudly. Lewis then allegedly accused the officer of breaking his jaw and said if the officer came any closer he would “hurt them.” An employee at the store said Lewis had been claiming to be the owner of the truck stop and was demanding that various customers leave the store. Lewis was then handcuffed and transported to the Morgan County Detention Center.
On Feb. 11 an identity fraud complaint was filed at Walmart, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a woman said she received a $649 bill from AT&T for the purchase of a phone at the AT&T booth at Walmart. The woman said she does not have an AT&T account and that someone had used her name and Social Security number to purchase the phone.
On Feb. 27 Jovontae Marquell Hill, 27, San Diego, Ca. was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, less than an ounce. According to reports, an officer allegedly clocked a vehicle in which Hill was a passenger going 90 mph in a 70 mph zone on Interstate 20. Consequent to a traffic stop, Hill allegedly told officers there was marijuana in the vehicle. Reports state that an officer located two small bags of suspected marijuana in a side door compartment near Hill’s passenger seat. The driver’s 4-year-old daughter was in the back seat and was not in a child seat and was not buckled up, reports state.