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
Theft by Taking
A woman reported that after giving two co-workers a ride she realized her phone was missing.
A family residing on Pine Cone Road reported Feb. 17 that someone entered their apartment and stole a safe containing several valuables including gold and silver coins, birth certificates and social security cards. A pearl necklace was also stolen from a bedside table.
Financial Transaction Card Theft
A woman reported Feb. 17 that someone had taken her government benefits cards and had used it to make fraudulent purchases.
Hindering the Apprehension of a Criminal
An individual was arrested Feb. 18 after she informed the police that an individual was not located in her home, but they could search for him. The man was located under a sofa. The woman had previously been informed about the consequences of hindering the apprehension of a criminal.
Criminal Damage to Property
A North Wayne Street business owner reported Feb. 17 that he saw an individual on his property and when he chased him, the unknown person jumped the back fence while running away. The business owner also reported that Mr. Clean fluid had been put inside his vehicle's brake line.
A Lockwood Street resident reported Feb. 10 that someone entered her home, stole a new television still inside the box and rifled through her belongings. The offender(s) gained entry through a window A/C unit.
Driving While License Suspended
An individual was arrested Feb. 19 after a traffic stop was initiated for a tail light requirement violation. He was cited for driving while license suspended.
A man reported Feb. 20 that while negotiating with an individual about a drug sale on Fifth Street he was struck in the face and then attacked by two or three other men.
—Compiled by Dakota DeVries-Crowdis