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4 Teens Arrested In Connection To Northeast Madison Disturbances

4 Teens Arrested In Connection To Northeast Madison Disturbances

Four Madison teenagers face charges following a series of fights on Wednesday on the city's north and east sides, according to the Madison Police Department.

Police said they were called to several disturbances on Wednesday afternoon and evening that in a couple of occasions escalated into physical fights.

The fights were linked to several feuding teenage girls, police said.

Altercations were reported in the 3000 block of East Washington Avenue., North Oak Street at Coolidge Street and the 4800 block of Commercial Avenue, police said.

A 16-year-old girl was cited on charges of battery and disorderly conduct.

Dashon A. Lewis, also known as "Pooh Daddy", 19, of Madison, Demetris C. Harding, also known as "Stankyman", 19, of Madison, and Nathena D. Smith, 17, of Madison, were cited on a charge of disorderly conduct.

Stoughton Man Accused Of Stealing Money From Dane County Bar

Stoughton Man Accused Of Stealing Money From Dane County Bar

A 39-year-old Stoughton man faces theft charges in connection with a business in the town of Dunn, according to the Dane County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies said they were called to Beck’s Bar at 2515 Highway 51 at about 5 a.m. on Tuesday about an armed robbery.

The bartender reported that a patron he knew only as Scotty had returned to the bar claiming to have left his cell phone inside, deputies said.

Scotty, later identified as Scott A. Clark, returned again a short time later asking the bartender to look in the men's room for his phone, authorities said. 

When the bartender returned, Clark indicated he had a gun, grabbed two bank deposit bags and left in a red Jeep Cherokee, authorities said. 

Sheriff’s detectives spotted the Jeep Cherokee at about 10:40 a.m. near the intersection of Huxley and Aberg Avenue on Madison's north side.

Community Police Team Makes Arrest Following Possible Drug Deal

Community Police Team Makes Arrest Following Possible Drug Deal

A 23-year-old Madison man was arrested on a charge of carrying a concealed weapon on Madison's far east side on Saturday night, according to the Madison Police Department.

Police said that members of the East District's Community Police Team witnessed a possible drug deal at the 3000 block of East Washington Avenue in the parking lot of a gas station.

One of two vehicles involved drove away, and was observed going about 45 miles per hour in a 35 mile per hour zone of Aberg Avenue, police said.

The black Jaguar was pulled over, police said. A loaded handgun was found in the car, and the driver, identified as Jamal Shaheed Grant, had drugs in his pocket, police said.

Grant faces charges of carrying a concealed weapon, a felon in possession of a firearm, possession of THC and possession with intent to deliver cocaine.

Teenager Charged After Girl Punched In Face

Teenager Charged After Girl Punched In Face

A bullying teenager punched a girl in the face after she confronted him on a Madison Metro bus on Wednesday morning, according to the Madison Police Department.

Police said the 15-year-old boy was teasing the 16-year-old about a skin condition he said she had.

The girl got sick of the abuse and confronted the boy, telling him to stop, police said. The boy responded by giving the girl a bloody nose, police said.

The 15-year-old was arrested on charges of battery and disorderly conduct.

17-Year-Old Madison Boy Charged With A Hate Crime

 17-Year-Old Madison Boy Charged With A Hate Crime

A 17-year-old Madison boy is charged with a hate crime on suspicion of punching another bus passenger who is gay.

Jayvon Flemming was charged on Wednesday with battery to a public transit passenger as a hate crime. According to the complaint, he and two others allegedly teased another man about being gay before Flemming punched him as they left a public bus Sunday.

Flemming had lived in the same foster home as the alleged victim in 2009.

The complaint quotes Flemming as telling police that he previously told the man that if he ever saw him outside the foster home, he was going to "hit him in the mouth."

The complaint said the attack was also caught on security video.

Boyfriend Busted For Kidnapping Ex-Girlfriend, Police Say

Boyfriend Busted For Kidnapping Ex-Girlfriend, Police Say

Utilizing cellphone technology, Madison police officers said they were able to locate and free a kidnapped woman Tuesday night, and take her abductor into custody.

Police said Joshua Humbach, 26, and his victim had a past romantic relationship. They said she came home to find him in her north Madison apartment sometime before 5 p.m. on Tuesdy.

Humbach robbed her, stole her phone, bound her hands and forced her into her own car, police said. Humbach rented a room at a Far East Madison hotel, according to police.

After concerned family members of the victim alerted police about her disappearance, it was determined that her cell phone was last used near the area of the hotels on Hayes Road.

Officers began checking parking lots, and found her vehicle parked near the Red Roof Inn at 4830 Hayes Road.

Willy Street Business Owner Corrals 1 Of 2 Burglary Suspects

Willy Street Business Owner Corrals 1 Of 2 Burglary Suspects

The owner of a Williamson Street business was punched and bitten as he and two of his employees battled with two theft suspects on Thursday afternoon, according to the Madison Police Department.

One of the men, identified as Shanton S. Robinson, 20, of Madison, was arrested on charges of battery, receiving stolen property and disorderly conduct. Robinson was held down by the three victims until police arrived, according to the police report.

Police said the two men entered Rick's Olde Gold on the 1300 block of Williamson Street at about 2:15 p.m. on Thursday.

The owner told police that the men sold him thousands of dollars in jewelry on Wednesday. On Thursday morning, a woman came into the store and identified some of that jewelry as being stolen from her North Thompson Drive home on the city's far east side.