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 Shoplifting
Deputies were dispatched to an Irwinton Road convenience store around 11:10 p.m. March 30 in reference to the theft of food items. Upon arrival, they made contact with the store clerk who said that a man or juvenile purchased a piece of candy but observation of surveillance video showed the individual putting at least $13 worth of candy in his shorts.
On April 2 a woman reported that someone used her information to file taxes. She told deputies when she tried to file her taxes electronically she received a message from the Internal Revenue Service that her taxpayer identification number had already been used on a previously accepted return. She was also informed there were four other attempts to use the number.
A woman at a Frazier Drive address reported the theft of her purse and door keys from the residence sometime before March 29. She told the deputy she observed the key to the front and back doors of her home missing from their designated place in the kitchen. After further inspection she also discovered that her purse containing a billfold and personal identification was also missing.
Theft by Taking
A deputy was dispatched to an Irwinton Road address April 3 in reference to a theft. The man stated that his generator, which was located on his lot above his residence, was stolen. The deputy did not observe any damage to the fence surrounding the property, which indicated the generator was lifted and placed over the fence.
Criminal Damage to Property
Deputies were dispatched to Ranch Park Homes March 29 in reference to property damage at the business. Upon arrival, officers made contact with the office manager who said that when he came to work he noticed someone had attempted to drill out the lock to the Coke machine, but were unsuccessful. Video surveillance showed a man walk up to the door, look at the camera, then move the camera out of the way.
—Compiled by Felicia Cummings