Madison Police Department

Madison Police Department

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On Jan. 21, an information report was filed at Walmart, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a woman alleged that someone had damaged her vehicle, which was parked near Row 7 beyond the cart return area. The rear driver’s side door was damaged and it appeared someone had opened a door against her vehicle. The complainant said the door would not open properly.

On Jan. 21, a burglary complaint was filed at Verizon, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an officer arrived at the store at midnight and observed that a front door and right front window had been damaged. Every drawer and storage cabinet had been entered and emptied. Officers were instructed that they would be given a list of stolen items.

On Jan. 19, a theft by deception complaint was filed at a North Main Street residence. According to reports, a woman said that after she had sent two women a $700 deposit to rent a house from Facebook marketplace, the women had blocked her from their page. The complainant said she and the women spent most of the day negotiating the property in Atlanta but after she made the deposit via PayPal, she noticed the next day the rental post had been removed and the women would no longer converse with her.

On Jan. 27, an identity fraud complaint was filed at a Monticello Road location. According to reports, a man said his brother in California received notice from the IRS that inferred the complainant had received income from a California company in 2018. The man said he had moved to Georgia in 2009 and had been working at Bard Manufacturing full time since 2011.

On Jan. 26, Extaviea Semaj Tayone Bryant, 20, Madison, was arrested and charged with brake light violation, registration violation, hit and run, obstruction, fleeing and attempting to elude and possession of marijuana. According to reports, an officer attempted to execute a traffic stop on a vehicle driven northbound on Eatonton Highway near Ingles for an expired decal. The vehicle, allegedly driven by Bryant, pulled into Madison Plaza and struck a vehicle. Bryant then allegedly opened the door and reports state, appeared to lean forward in the vehicle as if he was reaching for something. The officer deployed a Taser weapon and ordered Bryant to stay in the vehicle. Bryant allegedly stepped out of the car and while the officer was attempting to detain Bryant, he fled. The officer fired the Taser weapon but the weapon was ineffective. Bryant was chased behind Ingles and was detained with no further use of force.

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