A Wesley Chapel Road woman came to the sheriff’s office recently to report that she had sent $600 to a man who called and told her she had won a new car.
The man reportedly told her that he needed the money to give her the car. After she sent the money, the man called back and told her he needed more money and then he would meet her with her new car. She then sent $100 more to him. When she called man’s number, the person who answered told her he didn’t know what she was talking about. She was advised not to send any more money and to have her number changed.
Other incidents investigated by the Madison County Sheriff’s Department recently included:
•Officers were called to a fight at a home on Alberta Drive last week where numerous people had gathered for an elderly woman’s birthday party. When officers arrived, the fighting had ceased and officers received conflicting descriptions of the incident. No one wanted to press charges and the party was disbanded, with those who did not live there being asked to leave.
•Two juveniles were arrested last week after they allegedly brought a stun gun to the high school freshman academy.
•A woman on Hwy. 106 North reported that two of her dogs had died recently and that she believed they were poisoned. She also stated that a neighbor’s dog had also gone missing.
•A couple on North Main Street in Ila reported terroristic threats last week after the woman said a man her husband owes money to for a car came into the Ila Restaurant where she was and told her he wanted his money and that he was going to cut her husband’s throat. She said he said it loudly in the restaurant and then went outside and yelled it again.
•Two guitars and some jewelry were allegedly stolen from a home on Hardman Morris Road last week. The suspect reportedly entered by moving a window a/c unit out of the window.
•Copper piping was stolen from a house in foreclosure on Hwy. 29 South.
•The owner of a construction company on Wildcat Bridge Road told officers that an employee had pulled a knife on him and threatened to “put him in the morgue” after he told him he was fired and was giving him his severance pay. The owner said he picked up an ax handle in his office and told him to leave and he did. A witness at the scene corroborated what had happened.
•A man on Bonds Lake Road reported that several credit card companies and Direct TV had contacted him about fraudulent purchases on his accounts. He was advised to contact the three credit reporting agencies and place a freeze on his credit for security.
•A woman on Horace Elnut Circle reported that she has received multiple phone calls from someone stating she had opened a new loan and wanted to get her current information. She said she had not taken out any new loan. When she called the number back she found that it had been disconnected.
•A man on Piedmont Road reported that someone threw a brick through his window.
•A couple on Hwy. 29 North reported that antique items had been taken from their front porch. The woman stated that a man came by recently asking to cut some bamboo from their woodline. He had also offered to do some work for them if they needed it, and mentioned that he had come by their house before when they weren’t home. The man was described as a white male in his thirties, driving a white Dodge Ram with running boards.
•A runaway juvenile female was reported on Jones Mathews Road.