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Monday August 22nd

Police & Sheriff’s Reports

The individuals listed have been cited/arrested/charged in Troup County. However, this is not an admission of guilt. All parties are considered innocent until proved guilty.

• Thursday afternoon about 3:13 p.m., LaGrange Police were in the area of Hamilton Road near Wright Street when officers observed wanted suspect, Tony McCauley.

Officers were in the area searching for McCauley due to three active warrants for his arrest. Police first made contact with his sister and multiple other people asking if they had seen McCauley, but each denied having seen him.

Officers continued to search the area looking for McCauley and observed his sister speaking with someone near the intersection of Wright Street and Hamilton Road. Upon relocating to the intersection, police observed McCauley on a bicycle. McCauley then immediately fled on the bicycle.

Due to heavy traffic, police briefly lost McCauley, but later located his bicycle next to a car at the automotive shop at the intersection of Wright Street and Hamilton Road.

Police then continued searching the area and were flagged down by subject who stated they needed to check around the apartment complex on McGregor Street. Upon doing so, McCauley jumped out of some bushes and fled on foot again. Officers gave chase and eventually caught McCauley on Watson Street.

Upon handcuffing Mc-Cauley, he began claiming the cuffs were hurting his wrist, so officers adjusted them several times. McCauley then stated that his left shoulder hurt and he wanted to go to the hospital.

McCauley was then transported to the West Georgia Medical Center Emergency Room and cleared by hospital staff.

McCauley, age 48, was then transported to the Troup County Sheriff’s Office where he was booked into the jail and charged with four counts of Obstruction and a warrant for Felony Parole Violation.

• Thursday afternoon about 3:55 p.m., officer took a walkin report at the LaGrange Police Department in reference to a Theft.

Police spoke to the female complainant, who stated she realized her phone was missing after she returned home from a social outing on Grady Street on July 16.

She stated a few days later she purchased a new phone and upon syncing it with her old phone account noticed new text messages and new contacts. Upon opening the new messages with date stamps from August 17, she found messages stating “this Misha call me asap”, “this Misha I am out to call u,” and etc.

The victim stated she knows a female by that name, who is a relative of the friend she was with when the phone went missing. She stated she has since been in touch with her trying to get her to return the phone, but she refuses to acknowledge that she has it.

This incident is still under investigation.

• Thursday afternoon about 1:15 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 400 block of Margarite Street in reference to an Entering Auto.

Officers arrived and made contact with the complainant, who stated sometime after Tuesday at 10:30 a.m., unknown person(s) had entered his blue Ford Ranger and taken several items. They stated the truck had been locked and parked in his yard just off the roadway.

Police were unable to find any signs of forced entry. The victim noted when he first approached the truck that the door was not shut completely on the driver’s side and this was not how he had left it.

Missing from the truck was a pair of Leupold Wild Rider Binoculars, valued at $300, a Kenwood CD player, valued at $300, an aftermarket dash insert for the vehicle, valued at $200, and a radar detector, valued at $150.

Officers processed the vehicle for fingerprints and this incident remains under investigation.

• Thursday morning about 11:55 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to North Street in reference to Financial Card Fraud.

Police arrived and made contact with the complainant, who reported that she noticed multiple transactions on her Chase Bank account that she had not purchased. She stated she has since called Chase Bank and had the transactions stopped and a new debit card sent already.

The victim state she believes a former roommate took her debit card and has been using it.

The victim advised she does not have the exact total of the fraudulent transactions but estimate it to be more than $500 in total charges made from the card.

This incident is still under investigation.

• Sunday, afternoon about 2:45 p.m., LaGrange Police observed a wanted subject, Quindarian McCutheon, standing near the roadway in the 100 block of Royal Court.

Police say upon driving up in a fully marked patrol vehicle, McCutheon immediately fled on foot through a yard and took a well traveled path across Brenda Boulevard.

Due to McCutheon, having a considerable jump when he fled, additional officers were called to the scene to form a perimeter. Officers were ultimately unable to locate McCutheon, who was wanted for Felony Probation Violation and a bench warrant through LaGrange Municipal Court.

Officers were later advised of a video posted a video on Facebook by McCutheon bragging that he fled from police and hid in a trashcan. McCutheon even had the audacity to call the officer by name and say he was enjoying his continued freedom.

As a result, an additional warrant for Obstruction of Police was issued to Mc-Cutheon.

This incident is still under investigation.

• West Point Police responded to incidents of Burglary and Felony Theft by Taking which were reported in the area of East Seventh Street.

• West Point Police responded to an incident of Criminal Damage to Property which was reported on East 14th Street.