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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.

• Monday morning about 8:28 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 600 block of North Greenwood Street in reference to Criminal Damage to Property.

Officers arrived and spoke with the female victim, who stated Javonte Dartez Daniel hit her in the face and busted out her house window.

The victim stated the whole incident started at about 7:30 a.m. with them arguing about several different things. She stated Daniel punched her in the face while they were in her bedroom. The victim said she thought Daniel then left, but she later discovered he was only outside on her porch. He then allegedly punched a window out with his fist. Daniel then left the area headed toward Mitchell Avenue.

The victim advised that she and Daniel do not live together, aren’t currently in a relationship, and have no shared children. She also advised they have not had problems like this in the past.

Police later spoke to a neighbor who stated she witnessed part of the incident. She stated she heard some noise, so she went outside to find out what was going on and saw Daniel bust the window with his hand. She stated he then left the area walking on north on North Greenwood Street towards Mitchell Avenue.

Police documented a bruise and a small laceration under the victim’s left eye, as well as evidence of the broken window. The damage to the window was estimated at $100.

Officers later made contact with Daniel on Mitchell Avenue and spoke with him about the incident.

Daniel claimed the victim started getting mad about phone numbers of other females his cell phone. He stated she then came at him with a hammer, so he hit her in the face for self-defense. He stated she then threw all of his clothing out of the house, but he picked it up and put the clothes back in the house.

Daniel admitted that he punched the window out, but stated his mother was going to pay for the damage.

As a result of the evidence obtained, Daniel, age 24, was arrested and transported to the Troup County Sheriff’s Office where he was booked into the jail charged with Battery and Criminal Trespass.

Daniel was later released from the Troup County Jail on bond.

• Monday morning about 9 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 300 block of Preakness Drive in reference to an Entering Auto theft.

Officers arrived and spoke with the complainant, who stated unknown person(s) entered his vehicle and took several items, valued at a total of $1,805.

The victim explained that he normally locks the vehicle, but he must have forgotten to do so the previous night. He stated he noticed the door to his truck was partially open when he came out of his residence earlier that morning. The victim then noticed his center console was also open and several items had been taken.

The victim stated he had last been in the truck at about 10:20 p.m. the previous night and the stolen items were still in the truck at that time.

There were no signs of forced entry, which may not have been needed due to the vehicle likely beingunlocked.Officersprocessed the vehicle for fingerprints and canvassed the area for any potential witnesses, but no one reported seeing anything.

This incident is still under investigation.

• Monday afternoon, LaGrange Police responded to the 500 block of Callaway Church Road in reference to a commercial theft.

Officers arrived and spoke with the complainant, who stated that on May 25 at about 5:45 a.m., four bales of cardboard, valued at $600, were taken from the business.

The complainant showed police video from the incident that showed a newer model dually pickup truck, possibly a Ford F-350 or Dodge 3500, pulling a large flatbed trailer pull to the rear of the building. Video then showed a former employee drive to the back of the location on a forklift. Several minutes later the employee was seen driving the forklift back to the front of the location and the truck left the area with loaded with four bales of cardboard.

The complainant advised that the driver of the truck hit the corner of the building during the incident which caused several thousand dollars of damage.

Police attempted to speak with the former employee, but had negative contact at his reported home address.

The complainant advised that the report was delayed because management at the location was initially reluctant to get law enforcement involved. The management attempted to settle the incident prior to contacting police, but that former employee would not tell them who was driving the truck when it struck the building.

This incident is still under investigation.

• Monday morning about 12:52 a.m., LaGrange Police were conducting a traffic safety checkpoint on Commerce Avenue when officers made contact with a Nissan Versa.

As the vehicle pulled up, officers observed the front seat passenger appearing to be putting something in his sock. Officers also immediately observed an odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle,so police stopped the car to further investigate.

The front seat passenger was then removed from the vehicle and detained. Police had the passenger remove his shoe and officers were able to confirm he had put something in his sock. The sock was then removed and a clear plastic bag with suspected marijuana fell out.

The passenger, Jvontheni Marquis Magby, was then placed under arrest and taken into custody.

Magby, age 21, was arrested and transported to the Troup County Sheriff’s Office where he was booked into the jail charged with Possession of Marijuana–LessthananOunce.

Magby was later released from the Troup County Jail on bond.

•West Point Police responded to two incidents of Criminal Trespass which were reported on Kia Parkway.

• West Point Police took a report for Theft was reported on East Sixth Street.

• Temiko Lashay Reed, of West Point, was arrested by West Point Police for Driving without a Valid License.

• Kenneth Wayne Boyd, of West Point, was arrested by West Point Police for Failure to Appear.