Madison Police Department

Madison Police Department

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On April 11, a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Bramblewood Drive residence. According to reports, a man stated that sometime the night before, someone entered his property and broke a double-paned front window. The man said he and his wife went to bed at 8 p.m. and his granddaughter came home from work at 11 p.m. and the window was intact. An officer located a piece of wood used to break the window. The man said he suspects the former boyfriend of his granddaughter and would contact law enforcement immediately if the man comes to his property.

On April 7, a burglary complaint was filed at a North Main Street residence. According to reports, a woman stated that as she left her residence on foot to walk to work, she noticed a blue and gold Chevrolet Tahoe pull into her driveway. The woman said the driver of the vehicle is known to her and is dating her cousin and frequents the residence. When the complainant returned home, she observed that the back door to the residence had been forced open and her Xbox and controller were missing. The woman valued the items at $260. The woman told officers the suspect was currently residing at the Budget Inn. Officers went to the Budget Inn but had no contact with the suspect.

On April 6, at 7:24 p.m. Melba Janea Wade, 32, Madison; Shavekia S. Boswell, 31, Madison, and Courtney Brenae Williams, 29, Madison, were all cited for disorderly conduct. According to reports, an officer stated that while he and a second officer were on foot patrol at Walmart, Eatonton Road, an employee at the store told officers that there was a fight in the parking lot. The officers walked outside and observed a group of women engaged in a verbal argument. The officer noted that there were small lacerations on the faces of several of the women in the group and that at there were pieces of hair lying on the ground. Williams allegedly told the officer that she and Boswell have held a grudge against each other for a while and commenced to fight when they saw each other at Walmart. Wade told the officers she was trying to separate Williams and Boswell during the fight. Boswell stated that she was sitting in her vehicle and Williams approached her and hit her. None of the women wanted to press charges. All were cited and trespassed from Walmart.

On April 5, Antonius Bernard Jones, 47, Madison, was arrested for failure to maintain lane, failure to report an accident with injury or damage and DUI. According to reports, officers were called to Lions Club Road at 10:45 p.m. regarding a man who reported he had struck a street sign that was laying in the middle of the road. The complainant had damage to the front driver’s side headlight and bumper area. Officers also noted there were several pieces of a white vehicle at the scene. A second officer advised that there was a white Hyundai Elantra parked on the side of the road north of the crash site and that the man was outside the vehicle. Officers re-located to the site of the Elantra and found Jones. Jones told officers he had struck a deer. Officers allege that Jones left his lane of travel and crossed a concrete median and then struck a road sign located in the center of the median. Jones told officers he must have fallen asleep while driving. Jones was given a series of field sobriety tests and was then placed under arrest.

On April 9, an information report was filed at a East Jefferson Street residence. According to reports, a woman stated that during the night someone had entered her porch and moved a flag that was hanging on the siding, had knocked over a hanging plant and made a small hole in her siding. The officer noted that at the time of the alleged activity, Madison had experienced severe weather including strong winds.

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