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
Police reported to a Pine Valley Road address around 7:40 a.m. April 26 to offer assistance to a Department of Natural Resources Ranger. Once at the home, the ranger told officers that a man who lived at the residence shot a goose across the pond and refused to come out of the house. After a search of the residence, police were unable to locate the man inside the home. Later on the same date, the man turned himself in to the police department. He received a citation for discharging a firearm in the city limits.
Deposit Account Fraud
Bank personnel at BB&T reported receiving two fraudulent checks via the ATM on April 26. According to the teller, two customers were issued bad checks by separate banks — one from New York and another from Minnesota. Both customers and banks were notified of the fraudulent checks, which were turned into police for evidence.
Theft by Shoplifting
A Wal-Mart loss prevention employee reported the theft of various items by a man and woman April 25. The two were seen taking Linkin Park, Pantera and TLC CDs, a purple and pink one piece bathing suit, a brow liner, a pair if Lei shorts, a bra and a black pencil sharpener. They concealed the merchandise in their clothes and tried to leave the last point of sale without paying.
Criminal Damage to Property
On April 26 police responded to a call at a Brook Street address in reference to damage to a rental car. A man told officers that he parked the vehicle around 9:30 p.m. At about 10 p.m. his sister noticed the back window of the car was shattered.
Theft by Shoplifting
A Wal-Mart loss prevention employee reported the theft of merchandise by a man April 26. The police discovered a pair of scissors in the man's right front pocket as well as multiple Samsung Galaxy cellphones and chargers.
—Compiled by Felicia Cummings