The Union Recorder

November 8, 2013

Crime Digest, Nov. 8, 2013

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

Theft by Shoplifting

Walmart reported Oct. 24 that an individual stole $75 worth of trading cards. He was issued a citation for shoplifting.

Criminal Trespass

A North Columbia Street business requested Oct. 28 that an individual and his wife be trespassed from the store after they attempted to return what employees believed to be stolen merchandise.

Entering Auto

A woman reported Oct. 28 that while her vehicle was parked on Franklin Street it was entered and a bookbag was stolen. The bookbag contained school books and a GPS unit, all valued at approximately $300.

Entering Auto

A man reported Oct. 28 that while his vehicle was parked in the downtown overflow parking lot the sliding bed cover was pried open.

Simple Battery

A homeowner on North Jefferson Street reported  Oct. 28 that a man walking along the sidewalk swung and spit at him without provocation. After going inside his home the man who swung at him threw a piece of concrete into his home, damaging the window and a wall. The individual was later found by officers walking down the street and was arrested and charged with criminal damage to property and simple assault. Another individual reported that the same man had taken his smartphone and thrown it to the ground, damaging the phone.

Theft by Taking

A resident of Sherry Circle reported that her son’s bicycle was stolen from her porch outside her home Oct. 28.


A homeowner on Grandview Drive reported Oct. 28 that someone entered his residence and stole an electric stove from the kitchen.


Compiled by Dakota DeVries-Crowdis