• Madison County Sheriffs Office

Garrison Arrested After Burglarizing Parked Cars During Church

Major David Harper of the Madison County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Sunday, February 19, 2017, at 11:14 a.m., Deputy Brian McIntosh was dispatched to Main Street in Greenville, in response to a complaint of a black male looking into several unattended parked cars at a local church. Deputy McIntosh arrived and began to search the area. Deputy McIntosh observed a black male near Haffye Hays Park approximately 50 yards adjacent from the church where the complaint originated. Deputy McIntosh drove over to question the male subject and motioned for him to stop. The male (later identified as Milton Garrison III of Greenville) looked back at Deputy McIntosh and began to flee on foot. Garrison ran along the side of the railroad tracks before doubling back, crossing U.S. 90 and running to a wooded area behind the Dollar General store.

A Short time later Corporal Chris O’Brian arrived with canine Onyx to assist Deputy McIntosh. Garrison had again doubled back and was taken into custody in the southwest corner of the park without further incident. Corporal O’Brian deployed canine Onyx to back track the route that Garrison ran in attempt to locate any discarded evidence. Canine Onyx located a purse in the wooded area behind the Dollar General Store where Garrison had previously ran.

While deputies continued to search for additional evidence Communications received a call reporting a burglary and theft relating to the original call at the church. Deputies were able to return the purse and all belongings to the victim. Garrison was transported to the Madison County Jail.


Milton Garrison III


Greenville, FL 32331

  1. Burglary to a Vehicle / Conveyance

  2. Possess Synthetic Marijuana

  3. Petit Theft

  4. Possess Burglary Tools

  5. Resist Officer w/o Violence


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