The following is information compiled from public records 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.
Milledgeville Police Department
Burglary/Criminal Damage to Property
An officer was dispatched to a Laura Court apartment on Oct. 9. The officer met with two residents who said that they left their apartment and when one of them returned, she noticed the back door was open and a window screen had been cut. Several items were missing from the apartment including a Bluetooth speaker, a wallet, some change and approximately $906 in cash. The officer observed items strewn about the apartment as well as a bedroom door that had been kicked in. Both roommates stated several juveniles have been hanging around their residence, however, they could not provide a description or location of the juveniles.
An officer spoke with a woman on Oct. 9 at an apartment located in the 2600 block of North Columbia Street. The woman stated that a man pointed a gun at her as he kicked her out of a vehicle and left the area.
An officer responded to the Jet Food Store on Hancock Street on Oct. 10 in reference to a shoplifting incident. The officer spoke with a store manager who stated that after watching video surveillance footage from the previous night and earlier in the day, she observed an unknown female take some juice and some gum. The suspect went to the ATM inside the store and put the merchandise on the nearby ice cream machine. After a few minutes, the suspect placed the merchandise inside her purse and exited the store without paying.
An officer responded to the Jet Food Store on Hancock Street on Oct. 10 in reference to a shoplifting incident. The officer spoke with the store manager who stated than an unknown man, who was later identified, took some items and drank a drink while in the store. He placed another drink under his jacket and then purchased a tobacco product. He then left without paying for the drinks. The officer observed video surveillance footage and recognized the man due to his involvement in an unrelated incident. The store manager asked to have the man prosecuted and trespassed from the store. A warrant for theft by shoplifting and criminal trespass was secured.
—Compiled by Natalie Davis Linder