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.
Milledgeville Police Department
Theft by Taking-Auto
Police were dispatched to a North Columbia Street car lot June 23 in reference to a stolen vehicle. Upon arrival, they spoke with the business owner who said he had a silver 2011 Honda Pilot that was missing from the car lot. He said the last time he saw the vehicle on the property was June 2.
Theft by Shoplifting
On June 24 a Walmart loss prevention officer reported a shoplifting incident involving a man and woman. He told police that the two individuals were seen taking 18 baby items that included diapers, pacifiers, Wet Ones wipes and baby lotion. The two concealed the merchandise in a bag and attempted to leave the store through the grocery area without paying.
Police were called to a West Montgomery Street food store June 23 in reference to an employee cashing fraudulent checks. The store owner told officers that he had a collection of bad checks that had been cashed at his store by one of his employees. The three checks totaled $1,500. The case was turned over to detectives.
Police responded to an alarm that sounded at a North Columbia Street beauty supply store June 24. Upon arrival, officers noticed broken glass on the ground that appeared to have come from the right side front door. After checking the location, the store owner was contacted. Upon inspection, she reported no missing from the business.
-Compiled by Felicia Cummings