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
A deputy reported to the area of Harrisburg Road May 24 in response to a call of cars speeding and racing down the roadway. When he arrived he noticed two vehicles, a white Mercury Grand Marquis and a red Dodge Charger racing each other. The cars passed the patrol unit and accelerated on to Allen Memorial Drive. The deputy pulled into the driveway where he observed the Mercury Grand Marquis behind the house with its lights still on and engine running. While speaking with one of the drivers the deputy noticed an odor of an alcoholic beverage. After agreeing to a sample breath test, the driver was arrested for suspicion of DUI and received citations for driving while unlicensed, failure to register vehicle, no insurance, obstruction of officers and failure to stop at stop sign.
A pizza delivery woman reported an assault by a customer at a Sherri Circle address May 29. She said when she went to the address to deliver pizza and a soda to the owner, he tried to get her to come inside the residence. She added she told the man that store policy forbids drivers to go inside. He then grabbed her by the arm and pulled her inside the home. She pulled away from the man and reported the incident to the sheriff's office upon returning to the pizza establishment.
Milledgeville Police Department
Theft by Shoplifting
A Wal-Mart loss prevention employee reported the theft of swimwear on May 29. He informed the officer that he noticed the man walking towards the Hardware Department with a pair of swim trunks rolled up in his hand. He attempted to walk past the last point of sale without paying, but was stopped. When questioned by police the man gave a made up name and birth date as identification. He was cited for theft by shoplifting and a state warrant was issued for giving a false name and date of birth.
Criminal Damage to Property
A woman reported damage to her vehicle occurring May 29 in the parking lot of a Highway 22 West gym. She said she left her car parked while inside the gym, but when she returned she noticed that the right side front passenger window had been smashed. The officer observed the damage to the vehicle and noted that it appeared to have been damaged intentionally. No items were reported missing from inside the car.
—Compiled by Felicia Cummings