The Union Recorder

June 1, 2013

Crime Digest, June 1, 2013

Crime Digest

The Union-Recorder

MILLEDGEVILLE — Criminal Trespass

The owner of a Grandview Drive rental property discovered that unknown person or persons had trespassed on the property. The man went to do work on the property and stated that the home has been vacant for a while. When he arrived, he noticed that the back door had been broken open and there was furniture re-arranged in the home. There was also an unknown vehicle parked in the backyard of the residence.

Theft by Taking

Officers were dispatched to a business on North Columbia Street May 25 in reference to a theft. A client at a gym reported the theft of her house key from her key ring after taking a morning class. When she went to retrieve her belongings she noticed that the key to her front and rear door had been removed from her key ring. No other belongings were reported missing.

Entering Auto

A man reported the theft of 15 shirts from his vehicle at approximately 5 p.m. May 24. The man stated that he parked his vehicle on Irwin Street and entered an apartment complex. He was only going to be inside for a short while, so he said he did not lock the doors of his truck. When he went back to the truck to retrieve some items he noticed that 15 Polo and Columbia shirts in various colors were missing from the vehicle.


Officers were dispatched to an Underwood Road thrift shop May 24 in reference to a burglary. The owner told officers that when she arrived at the store around 10:30 a.m. she discovered that the front door had been kicked in. Approximately 50 rings along with eight watches were

Theft by Taking

A man at a Leo Court address reported the theft of copper, possibly from Ace Hardware on North Columbia Street. The man stated that for some time, an unknown person has been placing stolen copper in his trash can at his residence then coming back to retrieve it. He believes the stolen copper comes from Ace Hardware and reported the incident to the police.