The Union Recorder

November 22, 2013

Crime Digest

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 Office

Damage to Property

A Harbour Point resident reported Nov. 12 that someone has been flattening the tires on his utility cart over the past several weeks.

Entering Auto

A homeowner of Jacqueline Terrace reported Nov. 12 that a CD player and a duffel bag containing an American flag and pictures had been stolen from her vehicle.

Theft by Taking

A hunting club member reported Nov. 12 that over several months five of her deer stands have gone missing from the hunting club property.


During a safety check on Nov. 7 officers arrested an individual for possession of marijuana less than one ounce after noticing a clear plastic baggy containing what was believed to be marijuana in the center console of the individual's vehicle.

Damage to Property

A resident of East Lakeview Drive reported that her mailbox had been damaged Nov. 10. A witness reported that three males in a Jeep had broken the mailbox when they drove past and a passenger leaned out of the car and swung a bat, striking the mailbox.


A North Columbia Street business reported Nov. 7 that a stolen credit card had been used to purchase an item from the business.


A resident of Pebble Hill Road reported Nov. 11 that three watches, a pellet rifle, a gold necklace, two diamond rings and a large amount of cash had been stolen from his home.


A Lockwood Street resident reported Nov. 10 that her home had been entered and several pieces of costume jewelry stolen.

Entering Auto

A woman reported Nov. 7 that while her car was parked on Allen Memorial Drive at a business someone threw a rock through a window and took items. Her purse was stolen containing debit cards, identification information and jury duty papers.


A woman reported Nov. 6 that a check she received from an individual who had purchased an item from her off Craig's List was fraudulent.

Damage to Property

A property owner of Sportsman’s Trail reported Nov. 6 that a man renting from him had failed to report damage to the rental property. The individual had also failed to vacate the property and terminate his lease. All incidents were in violation of the rental agreement.

Theft by Taking

A man reported Nov. 6 that his cell phone was stolen from his office at a church located on Thomas Street.

Cruelty to Animals

Officers reported Nov. 6 that a mare and gelding located at a residence on Old Colony Farm Road were in poor overall health and malnourished. The owner of the animals was arrested and charged with cruelty to animals and the horses were surrendered to the Georgia Department of Agriculture.

-Compiled by Dakota DeVries-Crowdis