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.

• Wednesday afternoon about 4:16 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the area of Lincoln Street in reference to a stolen vehicle.

The stolen vehicle was described as a KTM motorcycle, valued at $1,500.

Officers were later able to locate the stolen motorcycle in the 1200 block of Second Avenue. Police then made contact with several juveniles at the location where the bike was found.

While investigating the incident, police learned that one of the juveniles had taken the motorcycle from where it was parked in an alleyway in the 700 block of Lincoln Street.

The juvenile, age 15, was then arrested and transported to the LaGrange Police Department where he was further questioned and later charged with Felony Auto Theft.

• Wednesday morning about 10:31 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 500 block of Ridgecrest Drive in reference to a wanted person.

Police received evidence that wanted subject, David Allen Jr., was working on a house at 502 Ridgecrest Drive. Allen was confirmed to have a warrant for Failure to Appear through LaGrange Municipal Court. Police then responded to Ridgecrest Drive and made contact with Allen, who was informed he had a warrant for his arrest. Allen was then taken into custody and searched to arrest.

On the way to the jail, Allen was determined to have a quantity of suspected marijuana in his right boot. The suspected marijuana was then removed by the jail staff upon arrival at the Troup County Sheriff’s Office.

As a result, Allen, age 39, was booked into the jail charged with Failure to Appear, Possession of Marijuana – Less than an Ounce, and Return by Bondsman.

Allen is currently being held at the Troup County Jail where he was denied bond.

• Wednesday morning about 11:01 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to the code one to the Whispering Pines Apartments on Hogansville Road in reference to a theft.

Officers arrived and spoke to the complainant, who stated that sometime between 3:50 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Friday September 8, unknown person( s) stole a package from his door step.

The package reportedly contained two University of Alabama football tickets, valued at $200. The victim stated he later found the envelope that the tickets were shipped in, but he did not find the tickets.

The victim advised he has since contacted FedEx in reference to the theft.

This incident is still under investigation.

• Wednesday morning about 8:37 a.m., LaGrange Police took a report from a fellow officer who advised that she parked her Ford Mustang GT in the government center parking deck on Ridley Avenue on Saturday and left it there for the duration of the recent tropical storm.

The officer stated that when she returned to her vehicle on Tuesday morning, she discovered that her tag had been stolen off of the vehicle.

This incident is still under investigation.

• Wednesday morning about 8:30 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 600 block of Snelson Street in reference to Criminal Damage to Property.

Officers arrived and made contact with the complainant, who stated that unknown person(s) scratched his keyed his white Chevrolet Malibu overnight. The vehicle was parked in the driveway of the victim’s home when it was damaged.

Police observed scratches on all four sides of the vehicle. The victim had not gotten an estimate for the cost of the damage, but officers believe it will need to be completely repainted, which will likely cost over $500.

The victim stated that he and his wife have had recent problems a family member, but they have no evidence that the subject was involved in this incident and were not trying to accuse them because they have no idea if they were involved.

This incident is still under investigation.

• Tuesday night about 12:19 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to the Tall Pines apartment complex on Turner Street in reference to a domestic disturbance.

Officers arrived and made contact with a male in the parking lot, who stated he and his girlfriend had gotten into an argument at her apartment, so he left from the location after she told him she was going to go get the father of her children to come back and fight him.

The male stated he just wanted to get his work clothes and some other clothing items out of the apartment, so he could leave.

Police then attempted to make contact with the female via telephone to have her return to her apartment so that the male could get his clothes, but officers had negative contact.

The complainant explained that he needed his work clothes by 6 a.m. in order to go to work in the morning. Officers then advised the male to contact police again when she returns, so they could help him attempt to get his clothes at that time. The complainant then left the area for and went to a family member’s apartment in the complex.

Later that night about 1:07 a.m., police were called back to the apartment by the complainant again trying to get his clothes.

The complainant stated the female had returned home about 15 minutes before police arrived, but officers were unable to get anyone to answer the door. The complainant began to leave the area a second time, but then noticed his clothes in a pile in the middle of the parking lot. Upon further inspection, the clothes were all damaged and stained with what appeared to be bleach.

There were numerous items of clothing that were ruined with bleach stains. The clothing was valued at about $210.

The victim advised his main concern was that his two work shirts that were damaged and because of that, he might not be able to work in the morning. He also stated he wished to press charges on the female for damaging his clothes.

This incident is still under investigation.