crime digest

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

Criminal Trespass/Damage to Property

An officer was dispatched to a location in the 3000 block of Heritage Road on July 12, in reference to property damage. The officer spoke with a woman who said that someone broke out the window of her 2015 black Honda Fit. She said that her husband left the house the previous morning and told her that he noticed glass under the car but he did not notice that the window was broken. The car was still locked and the officer did not see anything inside the vehicle that might have been used to break out the window. 

Theft by Shoplifting

An officer was dispatched to Lowe’s, located in the 1000 block of North Columbia Street, on July 12. The officer spoke with the duty manager who stated that an unknown man wearing all black, with tattoos on his right arm and wearing a face mask left the store with several items without paying. A witness stated that he saw the suspect push a shopping cart up to the last point of sale as if he was about to purchase items. The suspect ran out of the store and got into a black 2005 Ford Taurus with tinted windows and no tag. He threw the items into the vehicle and sped off heading in the direction of Garrett Way. The vehicle was last seen traveling south on the bypass heading toward Jones County. 

 Criminal Trespass

An officer was dispatched to a location in the 100 block of East Montgomery Street on July 12. The officer spoke with a man who said that someone threw a candle at his car and damaged the hood. He said he left around 12:30 to go to Macon and when he returned, he noticed the broken candle in front of his car along with some other trash on the street and under his car. He said he also noticed a dent and chipped paint on the hood above the passenger’s side headlight. The damage is estimated to be less than $500. 

—Compiled by Natalie Davis Linder

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