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March 18, 2014

Three indicted in January purse snatching case

MILLEDGEVILLE — A Sunday, Jan. 26 morning trip to downtown Milledgeville's Sacred Heart Catholic Church turned criminal when an elderly female victim had her purse stolen.

Antonio Ford, Troy Milner and Terence Marquis Cummings were arrested by the Milledgeville Police Department after the snatching and subsequent check forgery attempts.

All three men were indicted in Baldwin County Superior Court last week relating to the incident.

Ford has counts of burglary in the first degree, robbery by sudden snatching and forgery in the fourth degree. Milner was indicted for robbery by sudden snatching.

Cummings faces counts of forgery in the fourth degree and theft by receiving stolen property misdemeanor.

MPD had enough probable cause and evidence to place both Ford and Milner on the scene of the purse theft.

Police tracked down Cummings trying to cash a stolen check later that Sunday afternoon. 

That's what got everything started, according to MPD.

The morning of the incident the victim parked her vehicle in the area of 114 E. McIntosh St. at 9:15 a.m.

According to the police report when she exited the vehicle to walk to Sacred Heart Catholic Church holding a black purse, the victim said a black male snatched the purse and ran away.

The victim stated she told the man there was “no money in her purse and to please bring it back to her, but he kept going.”

The Milledgeville Police Department received a call at 9:23 that January morning. 

She told police the man wearing blue jeans and a white jacket met up with another black male at the end of the block, who appeared to be waiting for the purse-snatcher.

The victim said she didn't get a very good look at either man because she was so shaken up at the time.

Officers searched the area, but only found the purse at the rear of 220 N. Wayne St. 

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