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 was dispatched to a residence in the area of Couch Road July 3 at about 5:30 a.m. in response to a burglary. The victims told the deputy that when they returned to their lake home June 27, they discovered someone had attempted to pry the front door open. No items were reported missing from the home.
Theft by Shoplifting
A clerk at a Georgia Highway 212 convenience store reported the theft of merchandise by a man and woman July 6. She said the two individuals entered the store and walked around without purchasing anything. She observed the man approach the beer cooler and pick up a pint of Bud Light and conceal it under his shorts. The woman then walked to the cooler and hid a bottle of beer in her purse. The two tried to leave the store quickly, but the bottle slipped from the man's shorts and broke. Surveillance video of the theft was provided to the deputy.
Criminal Damage to Property
A man at a Locust Court address reported damage to his vehicle occurring sometime between July 4 and July 5. He told the deputy that someone had spray painted yellow and red on the side of the freightliner semi-truck he drives for work. They also sprayed yellow and red paint on the side of his residence.
Milledgeville Police Department
A man reported the theft of prescription medication from his vehicle occurring sometime before July 3. He told officers that he had gone to his doctor's office on North Columbia Street to ask questions about all his medications. While shopping at a nearby store, he left all his medications in his gold 1992 Lincoln Town Car. When he returned, he discovered that a bottle of Zanax that was in a bag with the other medications was missing.
On July 3 at about 9:06 p.m., police responded to an alarm at a River Wood Drive residence. Upon arrival they noticed a damaged window on the rear of the home. The homeowners were notified and asked to search the residence for anything missing or out of place. No items were reported missing.
-Compiled by Felicia Cummings