Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

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On Oct. 13 a dog bit complaint was filed at a Prospect Road residence. According to reports, a deputy reported he went to the Prospect Road residence in regard to a threat complaint. The deputy said while he was speaking with the property owner, the owner’s Blue Healer dog lunged from the porch and attacked the deputy. The dog allegedly bit the outside of the deputy’s right thigh, leaving a bruise. The deputy, reports state, kicked the dog away and the dog continued to circle and growled. The deputy sprayed …

Madison Police Department

Madison Police Department

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On Sept. 26 a theft by taking complaint was filed at Red Roof Inn, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a woman said after she picked up another woman and her two children at a Jackson Street location and drove them to the Red Roof Inn and paid for two nights for the family to stay at the motel, she noticed items were missing from her glove box. Missing items include seven Mantra band bracelets, eight Chakra and Buddha bracelets and a gold ladies ring. A Regions Bank check was also …

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

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On Oct. 6 Christian Malebranche, 29, Smyrna was arrested and charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of marijuana, less than an ounce, open container and tail light requirements. According to reports, a deputy performed a traffic stop on a vehicle driven by Malebranche on Interstate 20 at 12:25 a.m. Consequent to the traffic stop for non-working tail lights, the deputy reported Malebranche told him he had just been released from prison. The deputy said he observed marijuana wrapped in brown paper in the ash tray …

Madison Police Department

Madison Police Department

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On Sept. 28 a battery and theft by taking complaint was filed at a Commerce Street residence. According to reports, a woman at Morgan Medical Center initially alleged that a man had sexually assaulted her. The woman then told the officer that the man had not sexually assaulted her but had struck her in the face and and stole her Klonopin and Norco prescriptions. The woman said she could not remember anything that had happened in the last 24 hours, however, she said a neighbor initially told her that she …

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Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

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On Sept. 30 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Wellington Road, Bostwick residence. According to reports, a man said someone entered his property and removed a Polaris side-by-side. The man said he purchased the vehicle two years ago for $25,000. A neighbor told officers that at 3:40 a.m. vehicle lights shined into her house. Deputies located tracks around the area where the vehicle was last parked. On Sept. 29 a damage to property complaint was filed at a East Magnolia Loop residence. According to reports, a woman …

Madison Police Department

Madison Police Department

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On Sept. 21 a theft by taking complaint was filed at Hampton Inn, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a man said someone had taken his 2018 GMC Sierra Denali valued at $72,000. Reports state that the man said he arrived at the hotel at 1 a.m. and noticed his vehicle missing the next day. An officer reported there was glass on the ground near where the complainant said he had parked. The complainant also said there was a spare key in the center console, along with numerous credit cards, identification …

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Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

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On Sept. 21 a fraud complaint was filed at a Heidi Trail, Buckhead. According to reports, a woman requested a police report regarding two credit card accounts that had been established using her husband’s identity information without his consent. One was a Citibank Best Buy credit card and the other was a Citibank Mobil credit card.  On Sept. 20 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Godfrey Road residence. According to reports, a man said that someone had taken a Ruger .22 caliber  weapon from his residence. The …

Madison Police Department

Madison Police Department

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On Sept. 10 a simple assault complaint was filed at a Bramblewood Drive residence. According to reports, a man alleged that while his nephew was at his apartment, the nephew alleged that the man’s girlfriend was the reason the man’s bed had bed bugs. The complainant said an argument ensued because he was defending his girlfriend’s hygiene and the nephew choked him. The nephew said while he was eating a plate of chicken, corn and slaw, an apartment manager and pest control person came to the unit to treat the …

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Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

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On Sept. 15 a driving away without paying for gas complaint was filed at Country Store convenience store, Bostwick Highway. According to reports, an employee said a man known to him as a customer pulled up to the pumps. The employee said he turned the pumps on and the man put 15.73 gallons of gas worth $37.43 into his white, 1990s model Chevrolet Tahoe. The man then pulled off, traveling south on Bostwick Highway without paying for the gas. On Sept. 14 a damage to property complaint was filed at …

Madison Police Department

Madison Police Department

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On Sept. 5 Jaymeshia Flowers, 18, Sparta, was cited for shoplifting and served with a criminal trespass notice at Walmart, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an officer was called to Walmart regarding an employee allegedly voiding three transactions for a total of approximately $130. Reports state that Flowers told an investigator that she had voided one transaction after a customer did not have a payment card and that she paid for a small portion of the customer’s purchase. She denied knowledge of any other transactions. On Sept. 4 a juvenile …

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

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On Sept. 8 Justin John Anderson, 29, Madison was arrested and charged with theft by taking, loitering and public drunkeness. According to reports, a deputy was dispatched to the Atlanta Highway, Rutledge area in regards to a man on a bicycle at 5 a.m. riding in the middle of the road. Callers had described a white male, no shirt and boxer shorts on a bike. A deputy located Anderson on a bike. Reports state that he allegedly approached a deputy in an aggressive manner. The deputy asked for and received …

Madison Police Department

Madison Police Department

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On Aug. 30, a revised shoplifting and giving false name report was re-filed with the Madison Police Department. According to reports, following an earlier report charging Deondra Letetra Jackson, 27, with giving false name following an alleged shoplifting, an officer was contacted by Deondra Jackson who told the officer that a Daniell Faust, no age, no address given, had called her and told her she had used her name during the arrest. The officer was able to confirm the information and has issued an obstruction warrant against Faust.  On Aug. …

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

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On  Sept. 1 a battery complaint was filed at a Monticello Road residence. According to reports, a woman said while she was working at a dairy, she observed her estranged husband with another woman. The complainant said after she observed the man with the woman, she tried to leave the area but the other woman allegedly followed her and struck her in the back of her head and then in her face. The complainant also alleged that the other woman has beaten her in the past and threatened her with …

Madison Police Department

Madison Police Department

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On Aug. 24 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Micha Way residence. According to reports, a woman said that between 7:30 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. someone pushed in a window and, possibly, entered her apartment. Reports state that blinds were torn and a window screen was found on a bush under the damaged window. The woman said nothing appeared to be missing. On Aug. 23 an identity fraud complaint was filed at a Commerce Drive location. According to reports, a man alleged that someone had used his information …

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

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On Aug. 26 a theft by taking complaint was filed at a Davis Academy Road, Rutledge residence. According to reports, a Morgan County deputy was contacted by the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office in regards to finding the owner of a truck that had been wrecked and abandoned in Oconee County. The deputy located the owner who told her that he had been spending time with a relative in an Athens hospital and did not realize his truck was missing. The man said he leaves keys in all his vehicles because …

Madison Police Department

Madison Police Department

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On Aug. 11 Grant Small, 31, White Plains was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, less than an ounce and improper lane change. According to reports, a Madison Police Department officer was contacted by Morgan County Dispatch regarding an erratic driver on Eatonton Road. The officer made contact with a vehicle matching the description and, reports state, observed the vehicle making lane changes without signaling. After a traffic stop, the officer alleged that he smelled raw marijuana coming from the vehicle. Reports state that the officer allegedly found a …

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On Aug. 18 William Riley Downs, Jr., 46, Madison was arrested and charged with terroristic threats and acts. According to reports, Downs allegedly walked from Commerce Street to a Clack Road residence, apparently, to confront a man regarding sexual battery complaint’s Down’s girlfriend had made. Reports state that Downs arrived at approximately 6:30 p.m. with a 40 ounce alcoholic drink in his hand and walked out of the bushes near the Clack Road residence and confronted a man. Witnesses allege that Downs threatened to kill the man, or, have members …

Madison Police Department

Madison Police Department

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On Aug. 11 a theft by taking complaint was filed at Budget Inn, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a woman said she and a man went to sleep at a room at the inn at 1 a.m. Reports state that the woman said she was awakened at 8 a.m. by the sound of the door shutting. She said when she got out of bed the man and $126 of her money was gone. The woman said she located the man at a store and confronted him, including calling him an …

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

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On Aug. 10 a battery complaint was filed at a Trimble Bridge Road residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that when she went to her child’s father’s house to allow the father to visit with the child and to work out prior disagreements, the father, at one point, placed her in a head lock and struck her on the jaw. Reports state that the woman said while she was at the residence the man fell asleep and while she was doing dishes his phone rang. The woman said she …

Madison Police Department

Madison Police Department

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On Aug. 11 a theft by taking complaint was filed at Budget Inn, Eatonton Road. According to reports, a woman said she and a man went to sleep at a room at the inn at 1 a.m. Reports state that the woman said she was awakened at 8 a.m. by the sound of the door shutting. She said when she got out of bed the man and $126 of her money was gone. The woman said she located the man at a store and confronted him, including calling him an …