The Union Recorder

February 18, 2014

Crime Digest

The Union-Recorder

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


A bank reported Jan. 28 that a counterfeit $20 was found in a company’s deposit.


An individual reported Jan. 29 that a cable account for a residence in Maine had been fraudulently set up in his name.

Theft by Shoplifting

A man was arrested and cited with theft by shoplifting Jan. 29 after attempting to leave a North Columbia Street business without paying for merchandise.

Criminal Trespass

An individual was arrested and charged with criminal trespass Jan. 30 after police were called to an apartment complex from which the individual had previously been trespassed.

Theft by Shoplifting

An individual was taken into custody Jan. 30 after attempting to shoplift $209.40 in merchandise from a store on North Columbia Street. The man was also charged with possession of marijuana less than one ounce.


Officers were dispatched in regards to suspected drug activity Jan. 31 and located two individuals inside a truck matching the appropriate description. After a consensual search of the vehicle officers found suspected crack cocaine and drug paraphernalia. They were charged with possession of cocaine.

Willful Obstruction of Law Enforcement

An individual was arrested Feb. 1 after fleeing from officers when they realized there were active warrants in his name. A chase ensued and he was apprehended a few streets away. He was charged with two counts of misdemeanor obstruction.

Criminal Trespass

An individual was contacted by officers Feb. 1 in regards to trespassing at an apartment on Anthony Way NE. He admitted to using the apartment. He fled during the conversation with the officers and warrants for criminal trespassing and obstruction of and officer have been taken out in his name.

—Compiled by Dakota DeVries-Crowdis