MORGAN COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
Deer continue to be a hazard for motorists in Morgan County, especially in rural areas. On July 22, an MCSO deputy hit a deer on Monticello Road south of Walker Road.
Morgan County continues to be plagued by thieves breaking into cars apparently in search of guns. A resident of 1961 Reid’s Ferry Road reported that someone broke into a Chevy Silverado July 23 and stole two handguns: Kel-Tec 9 millimeter valued at $250 and a Ruger .22 caliber pistol. A Yukon parked in the same driveway was entered and a wallet and purse valued at $500 were stolen. A neighbor at 1930 Reid’s Ferry Road reported that two of his vehicles were entered but nothing was reported missing. Someone also broke into a Honda Pilot at 1975 Reid’s Ferry Road and a Mazda Tribute at 2470 Greensboro Road but nothing was reported missing in those break ins.
Morgan County deputies located a black Ford Edge parked incorrectly in the Lake Country Church parking lot and determined that it belonged to someone who lived just across the Putnam County line. When they arrived to advise the owner that they had found the vehicle, Putnam County deputies were on the scene taking a report for a stolen vehicle. The Edge was returned to its owner who drove it away from the scene.
CDR Enterprises towed away an abandoned vehicle left on I-20 near milepost 105 on July 24 that had a DOT Champ sticker on it dated July 8. The car had a flat tire and appears to have been struck by passing traffic. The driver’s side window was shattered and the gas cap cover open. The vehicle contained a pair of shoes, canvas wall art and a guitar.
A warrant was issued July 26 for Michael Shaffer, 51, of Rutledge on the charge of battery.
Dashaun Tyrese Hyman, 21, of Madison was arrested July 25 and charged with driving while license suspended and failure to yield right of way.
Kaleb Sebastian Ghana, 18, of Madison was arrested July 25 and charged with fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer, reckless driving, operating a motor vehicle without registration or a valid license plate and motorcycle equipment not used properly.
D’Monta Juluhan Wright, 22, of Madison was arrested July 26 and charged with disorderly conduct.
MADISON POLICE DEPARTMENT
A warrant has been issued for Edward Jones of Irwington for seven counts of financial transaction card fraud.
The MPD received a report July 20 from a local woman who claimed that someone illegally used her identity to open a DirectTV account.
The MPD is investigating a case in which a customer of the Quik Shoppe on Confederate Road dropped his wallet July 20. Surveillance footage showed a white SUV pull into the parking lot and a white male enter the store. The white female driver exited the SUV, picked up the wallet and looked through it. The MPD was able to identify the owner of the SUV by the license plate number, but attempts to contact her have been unsuccessful.
The MPD is investigating a case in which a son allegedly stole his parents’ truck and used a credit card left in it to purchase $266.76 worth of items at Hibbett Sports and $199.26 at Walmart July 20. He also allegedly withdrew $202.50 at an ATM.
Domonick D. McCoy, 29, of Hammond, Louisiana was arrested July 20 and charged with driving without a license, speeding (103 in 70 mph zone), possession of a schedule 1 controlled substance (suspected ecstasy pills) and two counts of possession of a schedule 2 controlled substance.
Demetrius Lamar Henderson, 29, of Hammond, Louisiana, was arrested July 20 and charged with possession of marijuana (less than 1 ounce).
A man reported that his girlfriend stole $600 from his pocket while he was sleeping in the Pilot truck stop parking lot July 19. He said the woman would not return his phone calls. Police canvassed local hotels without results.
Melvin C. Reid, 24, of Madison was arrested July 16 and charged with DUI (drugs) driving while license suspended, possession of marijuana and failure to maintain lane.
Leonard Lee Davis, 37, of Madison was arrested July 23 and charged with obstruction of an officer and disorderly conduct.
The MPD received a report from a business located at 1280 Eatonton Road concerning the theft of a U-Haul towing trailer.
According to reports, the Madison Police Department has video of a man slashing tires on at least three vehicles in the Amici parking lot July 24. The video has been turned over to investigations.
Dayvon W. Bobo-Woods, 26, of Jersey City, New Jersey, was arrested July 25 and charged with possession of marijuana (less than 1 ounce).
GREENE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
Eddie Garcia, 29, of Union Point was arrested July 21 and charged with driving without a license.
John Austin Cole, 33, of Montgomery, Alabama, was arrested July 22 and charged with driving while license suspended and speeding (88 mph in 70-mph zone).
Lee Ann Loggins, 48, of Buckhead was arrested July 23 and charged with possession of a firearm or knife during the commission of a crime and theft by shoplifting (an estimated $568 worth of consumable goods from Publix Supermarket). Loggins was confronted by the store manager in the parking lot but fled to her home on Seven Island Road where she was later arrested.
Brittany Patrice Robinson, 24, of Norfolk, Virginia, was arrested July 24 and charged with driving while license suspended and speeding (118 mph in a 70-mph zone).
Tonya Renee Miller, 46, was arrested July 25 and charged with DUI (alcohol) and speeding.
Andrew Paul Davis, 25, was arrested July 25 and charged with DUI (alcohol) and improper stopping on roadway.
Tanesah Dashay Hudson, 31, of Atlanta was arrested July 25 and charged with driving while license suspended.