Milledgeville Police Department
Theft by Taking
On April 18 at about 10:07 a.m. the police department received a call in reference to the theft of a lawn mower. An officer met with the owner at his Pennington Road address. He told the officer that someone stole his mother’s Ryobi brand push lawn mower. The mower was described as green with orange strips. Officers searched the area but were unable to locate the missing item.
Driving Under the Influence
While patrolling the area of South Wayne Street and West Franklin Street April 19 an officer noticed a car make an illegal turn. The light was red and there was a traffic sign posted that said no turn on red. When the driver made the turn she crossed into the opposing lane of traffic on West Franklin. After a traffic stop was conducted, the officer noticed a strong smell of alcohol and slurred speech coming from the driver. The driver was placed under arrest for driving under the influence of alcohol and the vehicle was turned over to a towing service.
—Compiled by Felicia Cummings