The Union Recorder

October 2, 2012

Crime Digest, October 2, 2012

The Union-Recorder

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.

Baldwin County Sheriff’s Department

— Counterfeit

A store clerk at a North Columbia Street convenience store reported a man attempted to pay for purchases with a counterfeit $20 bill. The man attempted to try another $20 bill, and it was a counterfeit as well. The bills were confiscated by the store clerk.

— Financial Identity Fraud

A man reported that his nephew had opened a Verizon Wireless phone account with his financial information without permission around Sept. 29.

— Theft by Taking

A woman reported her power tools and a tool box was stolen from her Union Hill Church Road residence around 6:35 p.m. Sept. 29.

— Theft by Taking

A woman reported eight solar yard lights had been taken from her Myrick Road residence at an unknown time.

— Burglary

A woman reported a break-in at her Lawrence Road home Sept. 26 around 12:15 a.m. Numerous pieces of costume jewelry and an unknown number of silver half dollar coins were reported stolen.

— Entering Auto

A woman reported that someone went into her car and her husband’s truck and took an unknown amount of cash and a baseball bat at her Horace Veal Road residence sometime after 7 p.m. Sept.  27.


A man was arrested and charged with driving under the influence following a traffic stop for weaving around 12:30 a.m. Sept. 29. He was also cited with failure to maintain lane.

Milledgeville Police Department

— Criminal Damage to Property

A man at a West Walton Street home reported damage to his residence by a male Sept. 27 around 4:27 p.m. Nine windows inside the residence were broken out.

Compiled by Felicia Cummings