Madison Police Department

Madison Police Department

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On June 30 an information report was filed at a Vine Street residence. According to reports, officers responded to a complaint of a home invasion. Reports state that the complainant reported she was following the two suspects who were in a black Honda. The woman advised that the Honda had driven north on Vine Street, east on East Avenue, north on the by-pass and east on Greensboro Highway before turning onto Woodkraft Road. The Honda was stopped on Woodkraft Road by two police officers, who performed a felony stop on the vehicle. After the men were placed in handcuffs and detained, the two men told the officers they had been invited to the residence by the complainant’s daughters. An investigation into the incident, reports state, showed no laws had been broken and both men were released at the scene and served with a trespass notice for the residence.

On June 23 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a South Main Street residence. According to reports, a man said someone had taken a packaged 10’x30’ inflatable pool from his front porch. The man said he had confirmed that the pool had been delivered to the residence by the U.S. Postal Service at 10 a.m. The pool is valued at $190.

On June 29 an information report was filed at Madison Rental, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an employee told police that a man had rented a 16” flat bed trailer on June 18, 2020 and had agreed to return the trailer on June 19. The complainant said the trailer has not been returned and attempts to contact the man have failed. The trailer is valued at $6,450.

On June 29 a theft of mislaid property complaint was filed at Citgo, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a man alleged that after he ate at Burger King he walked back to his truck parked at Citgo and entered his truck. The complainant believes that as he was getting into his vehicle he dropped his wallet. Employees at both Burger King and Citgo advised the complainant that no one had turned in a black Coach wallet.

On June 25 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at Budget Inn, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a woman alleged that her estranged boyfriend had broken the door to her motel room. The woman alleged that the man was “out all night” but returned at 11 a.m. and a verbal argument ensued regarding his alleged behavior. The woman said she told the man “she was done with him and wanted him out.” Reports state that the man showered, brushed his teeth and left the room but immediately turned around and kicked the door down. Reports state that an officer observed no foot prints on the door and that that the latching mechanism had no damage but the door frame construction appeared substandard. The boyfriend was not at the motel when officers arrived. Approximately three hours later officers received another call from the complainant stating that the boyfriend had returned. When officers arrived he had left again but, reports state, the complainant pointed out that he was a passenger in a black Ford F-150 that had just driven past the motel. Officers made a traffic stop on the truck at Foster Street. The boyfriend said that he and the complainant had argued regarding her and her friend’s drug use in the room and when he left she had slammed the door in his face. He said when the door was slammed in his face he struck the door with both hands and the entire door and frame came apart. He said he became scared because of the damage and left. Officers escorted the boyfriend back to the motel to retrieve his belongings and make arrangements to pay for the damage to the door.

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