Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office
— High speed chase
Dennis Stevenson Jr., 22, of Sparta, led Baldwin County deputies on a high speed chase at speeds in excess of 100 miles per hour last Thursday. Stevenson was arrested and charged with fleeing/attempting to elude, reckless driving and passing in a no passing zone, a sheriff’s report states.
Someone reported that while she was at work, someone entered her home on Mt. Pleasant Church Road and stole Loritab pain pills sometime Monday between 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., a sheriff’s report states.
— Entering an auto
Someone reported that a purse was stolen from a car parked on Pennington Road sometime Monday or Tuesday. The purse was recovered, but a small amount of cash and a digital camera were missing, a sheriff’s report states.
Someone reported that their home had been broken into and a single Bud Light Lime beer was missing from the home on state Route 49 Tuesday around 7 p.m., a sheriff’s report states.
Someone reported the theft of a handgun and credit card from a residence on Crawford Drive sometime between July 6 and July 29, a sheriff’s report states.
— Burglary in progress
An off-duty police officer reported a burglary in progress at a neighbor’s home on Fox Hill Road Monday around 10 p.m. The suspect is believed to have escaped on a four-wheeler, a sheriff’s report states.
Milledgeville Police Department
— Identity theft
Someone reported an unidentified individual attempted to access her credit card account in an attempt to take $1,000. The individual also successfully charged $31.13 to the account sometime last week.
— Breaking and entering
Someone reported that their front door had been kicked in sometime between Friday and Sunday on Holly Hills Road. Nothing was reported stolen, a police report states.
— Auto theft
Someone reported the theft of a 1990 Isuzu truck that was towed from his home sometime between 7 and 11 a.m. Tuesday. When the truck was located at a local salvage yard, the tires and rims were missing, a police report states.
— Gas drive-off
Someone reported that a black Jeep with a cardboard tag reading “tag applied for” drove off from the Murphy USA gas station Tuesday around 7:30 p.m. The thief pumped 16.003 gallons of gas for a total of $61.12, a police report states.
Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office
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