The Union Recorder

October 5, 2013

Crime Digest, Oct. 5, 2013

Crime Digest

The Union-Recorder

MILLEDGEVILLE — Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office

Theft by Deception

Deputies were dispatched to a North Columbia Street car dealership Sept. 25 around 11 a.m. in reference to a fraudulent check. The dealership owner reported that a woman gave them a fraudulent check for $2,480 in exchange for a vehicle. The woman claimed she was a shuttle driver from the dealership’s Macon office. When running the check and contacting the office, the owner discovered that the check was fraudulent and there was no one by that name employed as a shuttle driver in Macon.  

Criminal Trespass

A man at a Mount Pleasant Church Road address reported finding three unknown individuals on his property around 3:25 p.m. Sept. 27. Upon driving up to his residence, the man saw three people standing on the roof of his home. When they noticed his car, they jumped off the roof and ran into the woods in the back of the house. He discovered that a ladder from his shed was used to gain access to the roof.

Milledgeville Police Department

Theft by Taking

Officers were dispatched to a North Wilkinson Street sports bar Sept. 28 in reference to the theft of a flat screen TV. The owner stated that he had a 36-inch Element flat screen television set up on the patio of the sports bar for patrons to watch games. He discovered that it was stolen sometime between 3 p.m. and 2:15 a.m. He also informed the police that there were three individuals outside at the time the electronic was stolen.

Entering Auto

A woman reported the theft of miscellaneous items from her car at approximately 10:55 p.m. Sept. 27. The woman stated that the vehicle was parked behind the fair area toward Highway 22 at Walter B. Williams park. When she went to go check on the vehicle she noticed that multiple items had been stolen. Fifty dollars in cash, 10 CDs, and a Jeff Gordon jersey were reported missing from the car.