A Country Living Mobile Home Park resident called officers to report that she was frightened by fake snakes Aug. 23 at the Dollar General in Colbert.
According to a report with the Madison County Sheriff’s Office, the woman said she had gone to the store to purchase some milk and had been terrified by a rubber snake that someone placed by a gallon of milk. She said she went near a Gatorade table and was scared by another fake snake.
The woman said this put her in a state of panic and once she got home, her granddaughter called for an ambulance. She was transported to Athens Regional Medical Center and treated for “acute anxiety.” The woman said she wants Dollar General held accountable for the hospital bill as well as for her ambulance transport. The officer said he spoke with a manager at the store who reported that the woman began screaming and stating she would “sue the store if she had to go to the hospital or had a heart attack.”
Other incidents reported last week in Madison County include:
•A marijuana plant was spotted in a garden over a Hwy. 172 residence by a Georgia State Patrol sergeant on a flying mission. Deputies then searched the residence, though no one was home. They found marijuana and oxycodone in the house.
•Criminal trespass was reported on Hardman Morris Road. A homeowner reported his front storm door shattered and pry marks on the lower left corner of the door.
•A woman called deputies to report that her husband is cheating on her. She said she located his truck at a woman’s residence in Athens.
•A man on Wesley Chapel Road reported that someone stole all the diesel fuel from his tractor.
•A woman reported that her daughter was arrested and gave her name to law officers. She said she was contacted by the Georgia State Patrol and informed she needed to turn in her license. She said she knew nothing of the incident or arrest.
•A woman reported that her boyfriend tackled her when she tried to leave, causing bruising and breaking her glasses.
•Seventeen marijuana plants were discovered at a Hwy. 106 residence.
•A man was arrested for disorderly conduct at his parents’ house on Pope Miller Road. He said his parents were treating him “like a 12 year old.” Officers had to restrain him and remove him from the house. He was found with a glass pipe in his left front pocket, which officers said is “commonly used to ingest methamphetamine.”
•A couple on Griffeth Road got in an argument over giving their dogs a bath. They both said they had been drinking. The man said his wife had too much to drink and he attempted to pour her liquor down the kitchen sink. He said she tried to take the bottle from him and that he fell backwards and hit the floor. The woman said they were arguing over marital problems and her desire for a divorce. The woman said her husband got in her face and shoved her to the ground. She did not have any visible injuries. The man said he had been slapped in the face by the woman. The two agreed to sleep in separate rooms for the night.
•A Carey Ford Road property owner reported a suspicious red trailer parked on his land.
•A First Madison Bank and Trust customer reported that reported that several transactions were made from his bank account without his authorization. Bank officials said they were starting an investigation.
•Several items were reported stolen from a Fowler Freeman Road home.
•Deputies responded to a domestic dispute between a couple on Rogers Mill Road. The officers noticed marks on the victim’s arm, but she said they were from a different incident.
•Criminal trespass was reported on Neese Commerce Road.
•A woman on Neese Commerce Road reported that her daughter took her vehicle without permission.
•Someone tried to pay for items at Paoli Junction with a counterfeit $20 bill.
•A woman reportedly drove her vehicle in a ditch on Spratlin Mill Road.
•A man on Hwy. 72 reported that a battery was stolen from his dump truck.
•A woman on Bishop Carey Road reported that a goat was in her yard and trying to get into her house by jumping through a window. She said the window damage would cost an estimated $500.
•A man was arrested after reportedly throwing a knife at another man at Diamond Hill Mobile Home Park.
•A person with a piece of candy stuck in their throat was reported at the courthouse square in Danielsville at 1:41 a.m., Aug. 24.
•A three-vehicle accident was reported at Wesley Chapel Road and Hwy. 106 at 4:49 p.m., Aug. 19.
•An accident with injuries was reported at 11:04 p.m., Aug. 20, at Stone Stewart Road and Jamieson Road. A truck reportedly flipped over. A girl reportedly couldn’t feel her arm and another person complained of neck pain.
•An 18-year-old male was reportedly in an out of consciousness after wrecking a Black Ford 150 on Hwy. 191 at 7:07 a.m., Aug. 21.
•A car reportedly traveled down an embankment on Hwy. 72 at River Road at 4:35 p.m., Aug. 22.
•A 21-year-old female was reportedly injured in a four-wheeler accident on J Highland Circle at 8:29 p.m., Aug. 22. The rider injured her left wrist and complained of neck and back pain.
•Burglary was reported at a Jones Chapel Shiloh Road residence.
•A woman reported that an incarcerated man she knows who is now incarcerated in Florida sent her a threatening letter.
•The Department of Family and Childrens Services was called in to investigate a possible case of child neglect by a mother who admitted to meth use.
•Wire was reported missing from a telephone pole on Tabor Chapel Road.
•Terroristic threats and acts were reported on Reese Lane.
•A woman reported that her debit card was stolen from her while she was at the Bread Basket on Hwy. 72. Two people were later arrested for using the card.
•A missing persons report was filed by a Macedonia Church Road resident.
•An old wooden trunk was reportedly taken from a porch and an old pressure cooker stolen from a barn at a Peach Orchard Road residence.
•A man reported his pistol stolen from the glove box of his vehicle in the Ingles parking lot.
•A mailbox was reportedly struck and lying in the roadway on Hwy. 98 Aug. 24.
•A Bedford Drive woman reported a stolen laptop computer.
•A woman reported that she felt threatened by a man she met through E Harmony.
•A broken windshield on a vehicle was reported on Jack Sharpe Road.
•Burglary was reported at a Hwy. 174 locale.
•A Sorrow Patterson Road man reported that his nephew took his wallet.
•A Diamond Hill Neese Road woman reported that her ex-boyfriend took several items from her residence.
•A man reported that a woman he knows pointed a gun at him at one residence and he feared for his life and he left for his family’s residence on Gooch Road. He said two vehicles pulled up in the driveway and four people, two men and two women, ran into the house without permission. He said one man hit him and knocked him down and struck him five more times while he was down. The victim suffered a busted lower lip in the altercation. A woman reportedly entered the residence and struck another woman in the face, causing swelling and redness.
•A lawnmower was reported stolen on Bryant Drive.
•A power meter from a meter box was reported stolen at a Horace Elnut Road residence.
•A man on Pine Valley Road reported that someone has been stealing items from his residence. A camera was placed in a tree on the property, but the camera was also taken. A deputy noticed an outstanding warrant on another Pine Valley Road resident, who had a Fourth Amendment waiver as a condition of a previous bond. Several suspected stolen items and drugs were found during a search of the property.
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