Madison Police Department

Madison Police Department

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On April 20, an information report was filed at a Morgan Circle residence. According to reports, an officer responded to a man’s complaint that someone had change his mailing address to an Alabama address. The man said the change was made on Jan. 15, 2020 and he did not know the specifics of the new address.

On April 17, an information report was taken at the Madison Police Department. According to reports, an officer noted that he received a phone call from a woman who alleged that during a three week period while she was staying with a relative and his wife, the relative sexually assaulted her several times. The woman alleged that the man told her no one would believe her if she told authorities. The woman said on April 17 she told the man she had enough and was returning home and the man allegedly assaulted her in a motel room in front of his wife. The woman said she had been admitted to a hospital for evaluation.

On April 22, a theft by deception complaint was filed at Countryside Dodge, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an employee said that a man came to the dealership and selected a 2020 Dodge Charger Scatback  on April 8. The man had the vehicle financed for $62,310. On April 22 the dealership was contacted by Wells Fargo and told that the information used to finance the vehicle was fraudulent. The dealership was able to track the vehicle to a Ellenwood, Ga. address and Clayton County authorities were advised that the vehicle had been stolen.

On April 24 Nettie Aseneth Harwell, 65, Madison was cited for shoplifting. According to reports, an officer was dispatched to Walmart, Eatonton Road, regarding a woman in custody with Walmart officials. When the officer arrived the Walmart employee alleged that Harwell had attempted to conceal items under her clothes and had changed bar codes on other items. Harwell was also criminally trespassed from the store.

On April 25 an information report was filed at Morgan Medical Center, Lions Club Road. According to reports, officers were called to the hospital regarding a woman who had thrown a drink on the floor and banged a wall during an attempt to administer a sedative. Reports state that hospital employees requested that officers contain the woman. An officer stated that when he arrived the woman was lying in bed in a medical holding room and requesting to smoke a cigarette and be released to go home. The officer noted that the woman stated she did not want the sedative. The officer told hospital employees that he would not intervene unless the woman became combative and he left. The officer was called back to the facility because the woman was banging on a door. The officer and others entered the room and administered the sedative and the woman went to sleep, reports state.

On April 22 a theft by taking complaint was filed at Walmart, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an employee reported that someone driving a silver Chevrolet Avalanche entered a gated area near the tire center and removed 39 batteries valued at $12 each ($468). The incident was captured on surveillance video, reports state.

On April 25 a simple assault complaint was filed at a Micha Way location. According to reports, a 17-year-old girl alleged that after her mother had dropped her off at an apartment complex, an 18-year-old boy with whom she has a romantic relationship began an argument. The female teen said the boyfriend allegedly reached for a pistol that was secured in his waist but dropped the pistol as he was pulling it out. The female teen said she picked up the gun and pointed it at the boyfriend and the boyfriend fled. The female teen said she then began running and two males who are allegedly friends of the boyfriend, tackled her and took the gun. She advised the boyfriend had allegedly “aimed a gun at her on multiple occasions in the past.”

On April 26 an information report was filed at a North Main Street location. According to reports, a woman alleged that a piece of wood fell from a truck and had damaged her vehicle. The truck was stopped on Main Street and the complainant arrived. The complainant told the officer that  the wood had damaged her passenger side front bumper. The officer determined that the incident had occurred in Oconee County.

On April 25 a forgery in the first degree complaint was filed at Dollar General, Eatonton Road. According to reports,  an employee reported that another employee had accepted a counterfeit $100 bill that a man used to purchase a small bottle of Gain washing detergent and a soda. The transaction was captured on video surveillance.

On April 25 an information report was filed at Family Dollar, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a woman alleged that initially she selected a shopping basket but then returned the basket and selected a shopping cart and during the exchange she left her Iphone in the basket. 

The woman said the phone had a silver case and three $100 bills and her driver’s license.

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