Category: Crime

Flakka investigation leads to one arrest

Madison County Sheriff Ben Stewart reports that the Sheriff’s Office Drug Task Force conducted a covert investigation involving the manufacture and sell of bath salts most commonly known as Flakka. The investigation resulted in obtaining arrest warrants for Kendrick Lamar Weatherspoon, 33, of Madison and a search warrant for two structures located at 134 SE…

Jail Report: Oct. 29 – Nov. 3

Information in the Jail Report is provided to Greene Publishing, Inc., by the Madison County Sheriff’s Office. All people are considered innocent until proven guilty. Questions about people identified in the report should be directed to the MCSO at (850) 973-4001. October 29 Kenaya Latasha Davis – Possession under 20 grams. Kamikle Alexander Mack –…

The Madison Police Department responded to 2,342 calls in September. This is 457 more calls received than in August. Since October 2014, the department has received 22,892 calls for service. There were 22 reported felonies, 38 reported misdemeanors and 100 incidents, reports. Of the 100 incidents reported there were 10 burglaries, one battery (domestic violence)…

Contractor arrested for fraud

Attorney General Pam Bondi’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit and the Madison County Sheriff’s Office arrested a general contractor for defrauding the Medicaid program out of more than $100,000 on Tuesday, Nov. 3. Richard Lee Edwards, 60 of Madison and owner of Richard Edwards Construction, Inc., allegedly billed for construction services without a license to perform…