Madison Police Department

Madison Police Department

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On Aug. 17 a financial transaction card fraud complaint was filed at a Harper Court residence. According to reports, a woman said someone had used Cash App to make four transactions, draining $2,069 from her account. The transactions were made on Aug. 17 from 2 p.m. to
4 p.m. An officer was able to secure the names of two individuals that received the money.

On Aug. 14 a theft by taking, burglary, criminal trespass and theft of service complaint was filed at Chancey’s Wrecker, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an employee reported that he had towed a vehicle to the lot on Aug. 13 and then on Aug. 17 noticed that the chain and lock to the gate of the lot were missing. Also missing was a 2005 Volvo S60 that had been towed to the lot. The Volvo’s tag had returned to a Honda, not a Volvo. Reports state that a man had earlier tried to take ownership of the vehicle but was denied because a hold had been placed on the vehicle.

On Aug. 15 a entering auto complaint was filed at a Sulgrave Drive residence. According to reports, a woman said when she awoke she noticed the front passenger door of her vehicle was wide open. The woman said her purse and its contents had been stolen from the vehicle. Reports state that other vehicles were also entered on Hanover Drive. Officers contacted the owners of those vehicle and reported that nothing appeared to have been stolen.

On Aug. 21 Mark Jerry Bryant, 37, Loganville was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct. According to reports, officers arrived at  Canterbury Apartments, Sulgrave Drive. According to reports, a woman reported that her boyfriend was “highly intoxicated” and was being abusive. The woman said the man was inside and officers attempted to speak to Bryant. The woman said she would leave and stay with relatives for the night. Bryant, reports state, “became highly upset” at the woman’s suggestion and allegedly stated that he would rather go to jail than have the woman stay with relatives for the night. An officer attempted to handcuff Bryant  but he allegedly resisted and told officers he had changed his mind. Bryant was maneuvered to the ground and an officer engaged his Taser weapon twice. Bryant then began to cooperate, was handcuffed and transported to the Morgan County Detention Center.

On Aug. 15 a financial transaction card fraud complaint was filed at a Micha Way residence. According to reports, a woman said she had loaned her nephew her debit card to go to Ingles. Instead, reports state, the nephew flew to Texas.

On Aug. 18 a financial transaction card fraud complaint was filed at a Pine Street residence. According to reports, a woman said someone made three unauthorized charges at Dunkin’ Donuts, Eatonton Road. The woman said her daughter had met a friend at Zaxby’s and had paid for both lunches. One hour later, reports state, she received notices that her card was being used at Dunkin’ Donuts.

On Aug. 19 a felony theft by taking warrants were filed against Marlasia Lashae Williams, 21, Hillsboro. According to reports, an employee at Krystal’s, Eatonton Road, alleged that Williams had taken more than $3,000 when she worked as a cashier at the restaurant from Aug. 16 to Aug. 19. Reports allege that when a customer would pay cash for an order, Williams would void the transaction, keep the cash but still give the customer the order. On one shift, reports allege, Williams cancelled $1,170 worth of orders.

On Aug. 22 a domestic complaint was filed at a Green Meadow Court residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that a man came to her residence in a rage because someone had “told on” someone harassing one of his children.

On Aug. 21 a financial transaction card fraud complaint was filed at JDR, North Fifth Street. According to reports, a woman said she and another woman had been terminated from employment at JDR and that following termination someone had taken her Rapid Paycard, the card by which she received compensation for her work at the plant. The woman said she began receiving notifications that someone had used the card to make 15 purchases totaling $265.14. 

She also said she had received a suspicious text from another woman who had been terminated with the complainant explaining that she tried to rent a room at the Quality Inn but had somehow used the complainant’s pay card. She also allegedly offered the complainant $100 “until she could get everything together.”

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