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 Coombs Avenue property owner reported Oct. 29 that his garage had been broken into. A bar saw, limb saw and a generator were reported stolen. Officers noticed a broken latch on the garage door.
Theft by Taking
A woman reported Oct. 30 that someone had stolen her wedding rings from her jewelry box.
Theft of Service
A cable provider reported that a residence on Frazier Drive had been illegally hooked up to cable services. A warrant has been taken out in the homeowner’s name for theft of service.
A property owner on Ivey Weaver Road reported Oct. 30 that approximately 1,000 feet of his electric fence had been taken down and nearly 500 feet had been stolen.
An individual was arrested Oct. 30 after officers went to a residence to serve a warrant. When officers finally made entry into the home the individual was found hiding under the home after climbing through a furnace vent. The individual’s warrants were served and the individual was also charged with obstruction of a law enforcement officer.
Possession of Marijuana
An employee of a business on Vinson Highway reported that people were loitering outside the business on Oct. 29. Officers responded to the scene and when they approached one of the individuals he smelled of marijuana. During a weapon pat down a baggie containing marijuana was found. The individual was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana less than one ounce.