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
Theft by Taking
A deputy was dispatched to a Joyner Road residence May 20 in reference to the theft of fishing equipment. A man told the deputy that someone stole his tackle box and three rod and reels from his friend's home. He said that he believed it was stolen sometime during May 17. He left the fishing equipment on the front porch after a fishing trip and the next day discovered that it was gone. The two reels were bass pro bait casters and the other was a bass pro open face. The tackle box is Fishoflage brand filled with numerous lures and fishing gear.
On May 16 at about 4:50 p.m. a man reported to the sheriff's office an incident of stolen identity involving his 2012 tax return. He told a deputy that he received a letter from the Massachusetts Department of Revenue saying he owed a balance of $2,558.75 for his 2012 taxes. The document contained the last four digits of his social security number. When he attempted to contact the company to discuss the issue, he said no one would talk with him.
Milledgeville Police Department
Lost or Mislaid Property
Police met with a woman about a missing cellphone believed to have been left in a shopping cart at a North Columbia Street department store May 18. The woman told officers that while shopping, she noticed that her phone and driver's license were missing from her store buggy. She contacted store personnel to help her look in the places where she walked in the store to see if the items had fallen out. Neither the phone nor the license was found.
—Compiled by Felicia Cummings