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
Driving Under the Influence
On May 13 at about 2:21 a.m. an officer observed a vehicle back out of a parking space at a high rate of speed and crash into two parked cars. The incident occurred in the area of South Wayne Street near its intersection at East Hancock Street. The driver attempted to pull off, but was stopped by the officer. When speaking to the driver, the officer noticed a strong odor of an intoxicating beverage. The driver was charged with a second DUI offense within five years and Improper backing.
Theft by Shoplifting
A Wal-Mart employee reported the theft of store items by a man during an incident occurring May 11. The employee told the officer that he saw the man remove several display items and conceal them in his pockets. A memory card, two iPhone cases, a fishing line, and a pack of knives were found in the man's possession.
Theft by Shoplifting
On May 11 a grocery store manager reported the theft of food items by a woman from a North Columbia Street grocery store. The store manager told the officer that he saw the woman place two packs of cheese inside her purse and attempt to leave the store without paying. The woman was stopped and escorted to the manager's office.
Criminal Damage to Property
A woman reported damage to her car tires while parked on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive May 11 at about 10:15 p.m. The woman told the officer that she parked her green Honda Accord near the funeral home and went to the American Legion. When she returned and began driving she appeared to have had a flat tire. After pulling over at the intersection of East Thomas Street and North Jefferson Street she noticed her right rear tire had been cut.
A woman reported to police that 12 women came to her Grimes Avenue residence May 12 to coerce her into fighting another female. She told the officer that the women entered her home without permission and tried to get her to fight one of the other women who was with them. The woman who originally wanted to fight the complainant was served a trespass order.
—Compiled by Felicia Cummings