MILLEDGEVILLE — The following is information compiled from public records taken from reports of the Milledgeville Police Department and the Baldwin County Sheriff's Office. It is our policy to not disclose the names of victims. These reports do not reflect guilt or innocence. An “arrest” does not always indicate incarceration. The charges filed are noted in the narrative.
Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office
Maintenance personnel at an Irwinton Road diner reported damage to property occurring sometime before May 9. The man said when he arrived at work around 8 a.m. he was informed by one of the other employees that the window on the side of the building facing Ogden Road was broken. Upon investigating, he realized that someone had thrown a rock at the window. The deputy noticed glass on the floor inside the building and several rocks behind the hedges on the ground beneath the window.
Theft by Taking
A man at an Irwinton Road address reported the theft of his mailbox sometime before May 11. He told the deputy that he discovered that someone stole his aluminum mailbox and wooden post from the property. He added that a friend of his who was watching the property while he was gone said the last time he saw the mailbox at the residence was Saturday, May 10.
Obstruction of Officers
While on patrol May 9, a deputy observed a blue GMC Sierra traveling south on Ga. 29 in the area of Camp Creek traveling at a speed of 70 mph in a 55 mph speed zone. After conducting a traffic stop on the shoulder of Ga. 29 the deputy noticed movement in the car through the rear window. He observed a man move quickly from the driver's seat to the right side passenger’s area of the vehicle. When approaching the vehicle he discovered that no one was seated in the driver's side of the car. A man and woman exited the vehicle from the passenger’s side, and the female admitted to driving. After further questioning, both individuals admitted that another man was the driver of the vehicle and he was laying down in the back seat.
Theft by Taking
On May 9 deputies reported to a business in the 3000 block of North Columbia Street in reference to stolen copper. The owner told the deputies that upon inspecting the vacant building, he noticed missing copper piping from the air conditioning units from the side of the building. After close inspection, it appeared as if the pipes were cut with clippers.
Deputies reported to a Little Road residence May 11 in reference to an attempted entering auto incident. A woman told deputies that she and her husband were in the house when they heard the car alarm go off on her black 2005 Volkswagon Jetta. When they looked out the door they did not see anyone in the area. After checking the vehicle it appeared as if someone tried to enter the car through the rear passenger’s door but ran off when the alarm sounded.
—Compiled by Felicia Cummings