Milledgeville Police Department
A South Wayne Street bank reported March 6 that an individual attempted to deposit a counterfeit $100 bill.
Theft by Shoplifting
A loss prevention associate at a North Columbia Street business reported March 6 that a woman attempted to steal $108 worth of infant clothing. She was arrested and charged with theft by shoplifting.
Theft by Taking
A woman reported that while at a restaurant on North Columbia Street someone stole her wallet. The suspected individual was contacted and turned the wallet over to police March 6. His wife later turned in $500 cash to the police department. Charges filed were dropped.
Theft by Deception
A husband and wife reported March 7 that an individual on Craig’s List scammed them out of $298 when they attempted to purchase a washing machine from him.
—Compiled by Dakota DeVries-Crowdis