An Athens teen was arrested after he allegedly caused a disturbance at his home.
Devin Maurice Roberts, 19, was charged with criminal trespass FVA.
According to the incident report, officer Christopher Haston was dispatched to Rose Hill Drive regarding a domestic dispute. When he arrived on scene, he observed a woman and Roberts exchanging words on the front porch. When he asked what was going on, Roberts reportedly began to yell and to not let the woman (his mother) speak. Roberts was placed in the back of Haston’s patrol car so he could figure out what was going on. The woman stated that Roberts was in the residence when she returned home from the store. As she was walking in, she was talking to one of her other children and Roberts allegedly told her “shut the h… up.” She then stated she told him that he was not going to speak to her like that in her home. Roberts then allegedly became irate and began throwing things in the residence causing damage to a red vase and a vacuum cleaner. Roberts was placed under arrest and taken to jail.
Other incidents on file at the sheriff’s office recently included:
•A male high school student was charged with battery after he reportedly assaulted another male student by striking him in the mouth in the high school gym.
•A male high school student in school detention was charged with being unruly and disruption of public school after he reportedly refused to do his schoolwork. Officer Mark Jerome told him to do his work and he smiled and said he would not. He was released to his mother and told that juvenile court will contact them with a court date.
•A man on Roy Smith Road reported that a back window into his home was broken when he returned from being incarcerated in the Madison County Jail for two weeks. He said a friend had been at his home two days prior to his release and reported that everything was fine at that time.
He stated that he didn`t know of anybody that could have done that and that nothing was missing from his residence at this time.
•A man on Hwy. 29 North reported that he found $100 missing from his wallet after he and a female friend of his laid down and took a nap that afternoon. He said she and the money were both gone when he woke up. He stated he called her, and she stated that her father had the money. He said he didn’t call the father, because he didn’t want to involve him.
•A man on Amberly Drive reported that a Ford Explorer was parked at the end of his driveway and when he left his residence the Explorer took off at a high rate of speed.
He noticed the next morning that unknown person(s) had painted on the window of his front door. A picture of the painting was attached to the report.
•A woman on Roger’s Church Road reported that she has been having several problems with another woman she knows. For example, she said the woman drove by her house three times that day and that she has also called her and sent several text messages. She also called once, allegedly telling the complainant that she was going to “shoot her and the children outside.” She said there have been several children playing outside her home that day. She was advised of the warrant process.
•Warrants have been issued for a woman with a former felony conviction on Lem Edwards Road after she allegedly fired a handgun following a dispute over taking beer to the fair.
Officer Justin Hanley was first dispatched to the scene concerning a juvenile wanting to go home with her father. When he arrived, a couple asked him if he was there about “the shooting.” Hanley said “no” and asked what they were talking about.
The man said that a woman lives with his brother in a small house behind them that shares the same address.
The man stated they were both outside with several small children when they heard three gunshots, which sounded as if they were coming from his brother’s residence.
He said his brother had left on his motorcycle before the shots were fired, and that he believed the girlfriend, who is on felony probation, was the one firing the shots.
Officer Hanley then went to the brother’s residence where he met with several more people, including a couple of juveniles.
A summary of the statements given is as follows. The brother and his girlfriend got into a heated argument over the brother wanting to take beer to the fair. A short time later, the brother left on his motorcycle. That’s when the woman went into the house and retrieved a handgun, firing it three times. A man at the scene retrieved the handgun from the woman and hid it in the camper next to the home.
A check of the woman’s criminal history revealed that she was a convicted felon stemming from a 2009 charge of possession of a controlled substance.
•Battery and criminal trespass were reported on Jack Sharp Road last week.
A woman there said she took her male friend to his home on Planter Gunnell Road. She said they had been arguing and that he had been drinking.
After he got out of the car, she and a female friend who was with her in the car went to pull out of the driveway when he ran up to the driver’s side window and busted it out. She received cuts to her right hand and shards of glass in her left eye from the glass. EMS responded to the scene and checked her.
Hanley and officer Jason Luke went to Planter Gunnell Road where they met with the man who told them that she dropped him off at his residence and that when she went to drive off he ran towards the car and slipped.
He said he might have hit the window with his face, but he didn’t know how it broke. There were cuts to his right hand consistent with him using it to break the window. While officers were still there, the man began to complain of chest pain and EMS was contacted. They took him to the hospital. Warrants will be sought for his arrest.
•A man on Nowhere Road said another man threatened retaliation against him and his girlfriend. He said the threat was due to him contacting the state forestry commission about overseeing a job on his property. He said he found tracks leading to the gate to the property that day and that the gate was damaged.