Madison Police Department

Madison Police Department

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On June 7 an entering auto complaint was filed at a Highland Avenue residence. According to reports, a man told an officer that someone had removed his 9mm Taurus pistol from a book bag in the back seat of his vehicle. The man said he last saw the pistol on May 24. On June 6 Tonya Briscoe Willis, 38, Madison was arrested and charged with simple assault. According to reports, officers were called to a Morgan Circle residence regarding a woman allegedly pointing a gun at a man. Reports state …

Morgan County Sheriff's Office

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

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On  June 9 a battery complaint was filed at a Rehoboth Road residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that when she went to her estranged husband’s residence to pick up personal items she heard loud music coming from the house. The woman said she walked to the back porch in an attempt to capture via her phone camera her husband with an alleged paramour. The woman alleged that her ex-husband grasped her by her pony tail and forced her through the house and onto the front porch where he …

Madison Police Department

Madison Police Department

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On June 1 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a West Washington Street residence. According to reports, a complainant at EZ Bottle Shop reported that someone in a blue Cadillac Escalade had struck a vehicle in the parking lot and then left. An officer noted he observed a indention on the rear driver’s side bumper of the the vehicle. On May 30 a discharging firearms within city limits report was filed at a Morgan Circle residence. According to reports,  a woman told officers that on May 28 someone had …

Morgan County Sheriff's Office

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

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On June 1 an item not returned complaint was filed at Bostwick Citgo, Bostwick Road. According to reports, a woman alleged that a judge had ordered a second woman to return a cell phone to the complainant. The complainant said the woman is more than three months late on returning the phone. On June 1 Patricia Jane McCullough, 36, Buckhead was arrested and charged with cruelty to children. According to reports, a female child alleged that McCullough had grabbed her by the arm and tried to drag her back to …

Madison Police Department

Madison Police Department

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On May 18 Dewey Blevins, 41, Watkinsville was arrested and charged with aggravated stalking. According to reports, a woman at Pilot Truck Stop called authorities and said that she had a temporary protective order against Blevins and that he had approached her at the truck stop. An officer located a white Ford pickup in which Blevins was a passenger on U.S. 441 and executed a traffic stop. Blevins told the officer he was not aware the woman worked at Pilot and had he known, he would not have gone to …

Morgan County Sheriff's Office

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

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On May 26 Russell Andrew Kent, 20, Bethlehem was arrested and charged with DUI and possession of marijuana, less than an ounce. According to reports, a deputy responded to a suspicious vehicle complaint at the the Country Store, Bostwick Highway at 3:26 a.m. When the deputy arrived he allegedly observed Kent asleep in a gray Ford Explorer next to gas pumps at the store. Reports state the deputy knocked on the vehicle’s glass and woke Kent. Consequent to the interaction, the deputy allegedly that there was a song smell of …

Madison Police Department

Madison Police Department

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On May 19 a criminal trespass complaint was filed at a Micha Way residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that someone had scratched her 2012 Mazda. The woman said the scratches were the results, in part, of an on-going handicap parking spot dispute. On May 18 Edgardo Sanchez, 51, Augusta was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, less than an ounce; speeding and seat belt violation. According to reports, a vehicle he was driving was stopped for allegedly going 93 mph in a 70 mph zone on Interstate …

Morgan County Sheriff's Office

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

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On May 19 an unruly child complaint was filed at a Williams Street, Rutledge residence. According to reports, a woman said her 15-year-old daughter had run away again. She alleged that the daughter had been secretly leaving the house of the past two weeks. The complainant said her daughter is currently on probation and she had also contacted her probation officer. She also said the daughter had been expelled from school for bullying and fighting. On May 18 Joyce Davis, 66, Loganville was arrested and charged with DUI, failure to …

Madison Police Department

Madison Police Department

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On May 7 an attempt at fraud complaint was filed at a East Avenue residence. According to reports, an elderly woman stated that she received and answered a call from a man claiming to be from the Social Security Administration. The woman said she had a difficult time remembering the content of the call but that she wrote a $2,000 check. The woman took the check to her bank to cash but a bank employee became concerned regarding possible fraud and called the complainant’s daughter. The daughter advised the bank …

Morgan County Sheriff's Office

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

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On May 12 a hit and run and failure to keep in proper lane complaint was filed at the intersection of Newborn Road and Interstate 20. According to reports, a man said while he was driving west in the left lane on I 20 a blue Honda Civic attempted to pass him in the right lane. The Honda veered into the complainant’s lane, striking and damaging his vehicle. The man attempted to have the Honda stopped but it refused. The man took an image of the Honda’s license plate and …

Madison Police Department

Madison Police Department

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On May 2 a criminal damage to property complaint was filed at a Overlook Drive residence. According to reports, two woman reported that they walk by the vacant residence every day and noticed that someone had kicked in a garage door. A front column had also been damaged and was lying on the ground. On May 3 Tavaris Anton Reid, 29, Madison was arrested and charged with simple battery. According to reports, a woman alleged that Reid came to her Morgan Circle residence and accused her of “being out with …

Morgan County Sheriff's Office

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

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On May 6 Desmond Deneen Harris, 29, Rutledge was arrested and charged with criminal damage to property. According to reports, officers were called to a Hollis Street residence and spoke with a man standing with Harris on the street. The man alleged that Harris had broken all four windows out of a woman’s car and damaged the side mirrors on the car. Reports allege that at the time Harris appeared to be “intoxicated” and had an alcoholic beverage in his hand. The vehicle’s owner said Harris became upset with her …

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Madison Police Department

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On April 29 Oscar Kelly Sasnett, 36, Madison was arrested and charged with criminal damage to property. According to reports, Sasnett was arrested at his East Jefferson Street residence while he was allegedly burning a woman’s personal items on a charcoal grill. Reports state that the woman called authorities at 1:38 a.m. and reported that she and Sasnett had argued and had a physical altercation the prior night. Officers said while speaking with the woman the woman said she was going to leave the residence for safety. Sasnett had been …

Morgan County Sheriff's Office

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

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On April 27 Matthew Michael Hatcher, 35, Statham was arrested and charged with giving false name and obstruction. According to reports, a deputy was called to a Doster Road residence in regards to a 911 hang up call. Reports state that when a deputy arrived a “very intoxicated” woman told him that Hatcher had been at her house for two days and refused to leave. She also alleged that he had borrowed her vehicle, wrecked it and returned in the vehicle. A deputy located Hatcher asleep on a bed and …

Madison Police Department

Madison Police Department

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On April 9 an information report was filed at Days Inn, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an employee stated that a guest was walking back and forth through the door to the motel bringing in luggage. During one of the trips, reports state, the man’s knee struck the glass of the door and shattered the door. On April 19 an information report was filed at a Park Lane residence. According to reports, an officer observed a window sill removed from the residence with shattered glass around the sill. The officer …

Morgan County Sheriff's Office

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

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On April 17 a threats complaint was filed at a Buckhead Road residence. According to reports, a woman alleged that she had been receiving threatening text messages from her estranged husband. Reports state that the text messages from the estranged husband are “making indirect threats to travel to Georgia to beat up her boyfriend…” The complainant also showed a deputy photos of past physical abuse the estranged husband had caused. She told the deputy she feared for her and her children’s safety. On April 16 an affray complaint was filed …

Madison Police Department

Madison Police Department

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On April 7 Jermaine Lawon Pounds, 37, Covington was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and possession of drug paraphernalia. According to reportsPounds was a passenger in a black GMC Yukon that approached a law enforcement checkpoint on U.S. 441 near Madison Rental at 10:39 p.m. Reports allege that an officer observed Pounds throw a bag out of the vehicle as it approached the roadblock. An officer located the bag and inside the bag was suspected marijuana. After the bag was discovered and searched, the …

Morgan County Sheriff's Office

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

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On April 13 Khadijah Shantell Lafay Banks, 25, Madison was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, less than an ounce and window tint violation. According to reports, a black Honda driven by Banks was stopped on the Madison by-pass near Cox Road for an alleged window tint violation. Consequent to the stop, an officer alleged, there was a smell of marijuana coming from the vehicle. The officer asked Banks if she had any marijuana in the vehicle and she allegedly reached under her shirt and produced a plastic bag …

Madison Police Department

Madison Police Department

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On April 5 a forgery complaint was filed at Dollar General, Eatonton Road. According to reports, an employee said that at approximately 7 p.m. a man heavy-set black male wearing a black hat and black hoodie entered the store and attempted to pass a counterfeit $100 bill. Reports state that a cashier recognized the bill as fraudulent and retained the bill and cancelled the sell.  On April 3 a damage to property complaint was filed at a Concord Lane residence. According to reports, a man said someone had shattered the …

Morgan County Sheriff's Office

Morgan County Sheriff’s Office

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On April 7 a theft by conversion complaint was filed at a Buckhead Road residence. According to reports, a man said he had sold a Stockbridge, Ga. man six pallets of “Jamur Zoysia” sod. The man said two employees went to Stockbridge and installed the sod and the man gave one of the employee’s $1,540 for the sod and labor to deliver to the complainant. The following day the employee arrived and he and the complainant engaged in a verbal argument. Reports state that the employee said “If I am …