The Union Recorder

June 14, 2013

Crime Digest, June 14, 2013

Crime Digest

Lake Oconee Breeze

MILLEDGEVILLE — Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office

Criminal Damage to Property

A woman at a Highview Road address reported damage to the windows of her home by an unknown person sometime before 6 a.m. June 8. According to the woman, when she stepped outside her home the morning of June 8 she noticed three windows on the front of the house had been shot. After observing the damage, deputies believe that the damage was made by a BB gun.  

Theft by Shoplifting

Deputies were dispatched to a North Columbia Street grocery store June 10 in reference to shoplifting. A store employee said that two females attempted to pay for $294 worth of groceries with a check, but the check would not go through. They were instructed to sit on the bench until the matter could be straightened out. The man went to attend to other customers. When he returned the females were gone.

Nuisance Animal

Deputies were dispatched to a Badger Road address June 10 in reference to a neighbor complaining about dogs in their yard. The complainant told deputies that his neighbor’s dogs are constantly running through his yard and they are always in an argument about it. He said he reminded his neighbor about the leash laws but that only made the argument escalate. The neighbor complained that he was yelling because when his daughters ran into the yard chasing the dog, the man stepped outside and began cursing at them.

Milledgeville Police Department


A woman at an East Hancock Street daycare reported a break-in occurring sometime before 7:50 a.m. June 10. Upon arrival to the house, which is also used as a daycare center, she discovered that a window was broken and several items were in disarray within the residence. The living room and office area was ransacked and computer components were unplugged and disconnected. No items were reported missing.

Theft by Taking

Officers were dispatched to a West MLK Jr. Dr. residence June 10 in reference to the theft of items from the home by a guest. The owner of the residence told officers that a female asked to come in and use his computer to play solitaire. While she was there, he fell asleep. When he woke up, the woman was gone. Ten dollars worth of spare change and a broken DVD player was reported missing from the home.