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 woman at an Allen Memorial Drive address reported the theft of items from her home during a burglary occurring sometime before May 6. After returning from a stay at her mother's home, she discovered a broken window in her bedroom. She added that the AC unit that sits in the back window of her master bedroom was sitting in the middle of the floor. A Sony 26-inch flat screen TV and 48-inch speakers were reported missing from the residence.
Theft by Taking
On May 7 at about 1:55 p.m. a woman at an Allen Drive address reported to the sheriff's office the theft of a firearm. She said while looking through her closet she noticed her rifle was missing. She added that the rifle has been in the closet for close to 20 years. No other items were reported missing.
Obstruction of officers
While on patrol May 8 a deputy observed a white Chevy Suburban with no tag light displayed. The car was stopped on Garrett Way by the deputy. The passenger of the vehicle opened the car door and proceeded to run. He jumped a fence and ran across a street behind a house in the 100 block of Lata Terrace. Additional deputies including Milledgeville police officers assisted in the pursuit of the man. He was arrested for obstruction of an officer.
Milledgeville Police Department
Police were dispatched to a Grandview Drive apartment May 5 in reference to the rear door of a residence being open. Upon arrival, police checked the apartment and did not find anyone inside. The rear door to the apartment appeared to have been kicked in. They spoke with the complex owner who said the tenants of the apartment had moved out several days ago. He added that he did not notice anything missing from the residence at the time.
Theft by Shoplifting
Police were called to a North Columbia Street grocery store May 6 in reference to the theft of food items. An employee told officers that he noticed a woman take two family packs of chicken wings to the restroom area. He then saw her place the packs on top of the gumball machine and walk back into the restroom. After leaving the restroom a second time, she approached the gumball machine and placed the chicken wings in her purse. Police also discovered two bottles of Ultra dishwashing liquid in the purse as well.
—Compiled by Felicia Cummings