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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.

• Thursday morning about 7:36 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the Great Wolf construction site on Tom Hall Parkway in reference to an Entering Auto.

Officers arrived and spoke to the complainant, who stated his Jeep Grand Cherokee had been broken into while he was at his apartment on Old Airport Road.

The victim stated that two Dewalt Green Line Laser systems, valued at $560; a pair of work boots, valued at $170; and about $20 worth of loose coins were taken from his vehicle. The tools and boots were reportedly in the back compartment of the vehicle and the coins had been in the center console area.

The victim advised he parked the Jeep around 6 p.m. the previous evening and discovered it was unlocked the next morning around 5 a.m. He also stated he was certain that the vehicle was locked when he left it parked.

Police did not notice any damage on the vehicle and were unable to determine the entry point.

Officers processed the vehicle for fingerprints, but did not canvass the area due to it occurring in a separate part of town.

This incident is still under investigation.

• Thursday morning about 9:39 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to Charter Bank on South Davis Rd in reference to Forgery. Officers arrived and spoke to a bank manager who stated one of their account holders had been depositing forged checks in his account which totaled $2934.54.

This incident is still under investigation by the LaGrange Police Department Criminal Investigations Section.

• Thursday morning about 11:32 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to the intersection of Morgan Street and Haralson Street in reference to a traffic accident.

Officers made contact with one of the drivers, Jeff Curtis Williams Jr., who advised that he didn’t have a license, but had a work permit, which he did not have with him.

Police then checked Williams’ license status and found his license to be suspended and that he had two prior convictions for driving while suspended.

As a result, Williams, age 46, was arrested and transported to the Troup County Sheriff’s Office where he was booked into the jail charge with Driving while License Suspended.

• Thursday afternoon about 12:55 p.m., officers took a walk-in report at the La-Grange Police Department in reference to Identity Fraud.

Officers spoke with the female complainant, who stated she applied for a loan in March of this year with an online company named Cash Advance America.

The female stated she recently checked her checking account and noticed $2785.23 was missing from her account. She stated she did not take the money out of the account and is not sure how the money was taken out.

The victim stated she believes someone has obtained her information and is currently using the information to get her money.

This incident is still under investigation.

• Thursday evening about 6:44 p.m., officers took a walk-in report at the La-Grange Police Department in reference to an Entering Auto.

Officers spoke with the complainant, who stated someone entered his Ford Mustang and stole his Glock 9mm pistol. The gun was valued at $300.

The complainant stated the last time he saw the gun was on July 23, around 6 p.m., when it was in the glove compartment. He stated he was unsure where or when the gun may have been stolen.

The victim advised that he keeps the gun in the car and does not always lock the vehicle doors.

The victim also advised he works in Fairburn, GA and often visits his girlfriend in Newnan, GA, so it’s possible that the gun was stolen at one of these locations.

There were no sign of forced entry to the vehicle.

Officers did not process the vehicle for fingerprints due to the delayed report, but did record it as stolen on the Georgia Crime Information Center.

This incident is still under investigation.

• Wednesday afternoon about 4:45 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 900 block of Whiteline Street in reference to a Burglary.

Officers arrived and made contact with the victim who stated she left her house around 1:30 p.m. and had just returned to find the home was burglarized.

The victim stated that when she returned home her front screen door was wide open and the main door was ajar. She stated that she had a small amount of cash lying on a chest right inside the front door and it was now missing.

The victim advised that her purse also appeared to have been rummaged through and several porcelain containers that were on the mantel appeared to have been gone through.

The only thing taken appeared to be the money.

Officers processed the location for fingerprints and canvassed the area for any potential witnesses, but no one reported seeing or hearing anything. This incident is still under investigation.