The Monroe Police Department reported the following incidents for the period March 19 – 26, 2020. During that period, a vehicle pursuit resulted in the recovery of a stolen vehicle after it was deliberately driven into a Monroe police vehicle and 11 warrants taken out against the suspect.
Due to the length, this report has been split into five parts. This is the third part. Please note an arrest or charge does not constitute a conviction.
- Vehicle Pursuit – E. Spring St. and Glen Iris Dr. While following up on a financial transaction card case at Monroe Motor Inn a vehicle was seen leaving from the area of the suspect’s motel room. An attempted traffic stop was made to identify the driver and chase began. Upon running the tag, the vehicle was found to be stolen out of Habersham. The driver drove the stolen vehicle into a Monroe PD vehicle causing damage and then drove into South Side Mobile Home Park where he fled on foot. A perimeter was set up and a K9 responded. Unable to locate Driver, identified as Mathew Brunette, but recovered his drivers’ license and other personal items in his purse as well as his cell phone. Investigation located several people who confirmed Burnette was driving. Eleven warrants have been taken.
- Dispute – Chevron Atha St. and S. Broad St. in reference to a suspect stealing and using a debit card. Report Made and Warrants to possibly be taken.
- Domestic – New Lacy in reference to roommates getting into a domestic violence incident. Female was arrested and options of eviction advised to other parties.
- Dispute – Monroe Motor Inn. Third party caller stated a male and female were disputing in room 106. Attempted to make contact, no one on location.
- Threats – Cook St. in reference to previous dispute/arrest. Options advised and details added to the dispute report.
- Dispute – New Lacy St. Roommates disputing over who they can and cannot have over – they were advised how to handle.
- EMS assist – N. Broad St. reference a female subject unresponsive and foaming at the mouth. Scene secured. Escort provided for EMS to Piedmont Walton
- Suspicious vehicle – Taco Bell. Caller advised a vehicle on location for 45 min. Made contact with the driver he advised he was watching youtube on his phone.
- Loud music –
- Walton Rd. and Kelton. Large block party on location. Made contact with several homeowners and the party was advised to disperse. Party hosted by Cloverdale Dr.
- Identity Theft – Atha St. Reference to possible identity theft. Case already active with WCSO. Advised to update investigator with WCSO
- Firearms Discharged – Area of Chestnut Street. Reference to 6 shots being heard fired. Area of Carraway Dr. Shell casings found. Criminal Investigation Division advised and responded. Search Warrant conducted.
- Business Alarm – E. Spring Short Stop. Reference to the alarm sounding. Rear door found unsecured. Building cleared. Backdoor unable to be secured. Keyholder refused to come to the location. Building left unsecured.
- Dispute – Launius Ave. in reference to the complainant’s girlfriend refusing to leave. Male subject claimed the female subject and he were arguing and she bit him.
- Juvenile Complaint – Rosewood Lane: In reference to 7-year-old child acting out. Situation mediated.
- Dispute – Highland Creek Dr. in reference to a subject trying to get his belongings from the residence. All okay.
- Suspicious Person – E. Spring St.t: In reference to a subject on location needing money for a drink. Rivera was provided a drink and snack.
- Welfare Check – Breedlove Dr. / W. Spring St.; In reference to the traffic light flashing red on all four sides. Dispatch was advised to have appropriate authorities in route.
- Suspicious Person – Davis St.: In reference to a group of people appearing to be arguing. All okay.
- Suspicious Person -Walton Rd.; Heavy Equipment lot: In reference to a subject on location showing his son equipment. All okay.
- Civil Issue – W. Spring St.: In reference to questions about civil process. Suspicious subject – S. Broad St. in reference to a (Mental person) wanted to let a police officer someone was using his ID at his mental health doctor’s office. Dispute – Ash lane in reference to a non-domestic verbal dispute. Mediated and separated.
- Suicide threats – Carwood Dr. in reference to a subject was thinking about killing himself. Turned over to EMS.
- Threats – Cook St.: In reference to subject receiving anonymous threats from an unknown number. Advised to block the number and smith advised she was leaving to stay with friends.
- Suspicious Person – Cook St. in reference to a suspicious person knocking on the callers’ door. Turned out to be her mother. All ok.
- Assault – S. Broad St. / Southside MHP; Complainant was punched twice by a subject over a dispute about a stolen debit card. Complainant had no visible injuries but wanted to press charges. The subject admitted to the assault. No domestic relationship existed. Due to COVID 19 protocol, the subject was not charged with simple battery but was cited for Disorderly Conduct and released.
- Dispute – Felker Park. In reference to complaining of two males hitting golf balls in Felker Park. Suspects were gone on arrival.
Dispute – In reference to a subject attempting to repossess a pickup truck. The subject was advised of the civil process.