On June 10 David Charles Goodman, 63, Trubill, Conn. was arrested and charged with shoplifting. According to reports, a Madison Police Department officer was dispatched to Walmart, Eatonton Road regarding a shoplifting suspect fleeing from employees in the parking lot. A Morgan County Sheriff’s Office deputy arrived and detained Goodman. Reports state that Goodman was uncooperative with officers placed in a patrol unit. During transport to the Morgan County Detention Center he allegedly banged his head onto the rear cab separation. A Walmart employee told officers that he was observing Goodman and watched him pass all points of payment with a buggy full of more than $700 in merchandise. Two employees stopped Goodman, reports state, and he then fled. The cart contained four wing plates, one lemonade, two Tide detergents, five Mobile1 motor oils, two Zebco 33 fishing poles and four large batteries.
On June 13 a civil complaint was filed at a Eatonton Road location. According to reports, a woman said she had purchased four cell phones from Verizon but had not received three of the phones. The woman said she has made multiple attempts to contact Verizon regarding the three missing phones.
On June 13 a forgery complaint was filed at Bank of Madison, North Main Street. According to reports, an employee reported that a man presented a check on a Morgan County business that appeared fraudulent. When a teller questioned the man regarding the check the man left and left his driver’s license. The business was contacted and confirmed that the check was fraudulent.
On June 13 a theft by taking complaint was filed at Computer Essentials, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an employee reported that someone had taken a U-Haul tow dolly. The man said that he had last seen the trailer on Thursday, June 11. The trailer is valued at $1,000.
On June 12 a entering auto complaint was filed at a West Washington Street location. According to reports, a man said that three months ago he was at a large gathering at Wellington Park when someone took a ATI .556/.223 pistol from his vehicle. The complainant said he waited to filed a report hoping he would find out who had taken the pistol.