Police & Sheriff’s Reports 11-30-2018

Friday evening about 6:29 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to Miller Street in reference to a theft.

Officers arrived and made contact with the complainant, who stated that he recently arrived home on foot from the Piggly Wiggly on South Greenwood Street. He stated that soon after arriving home, an unknown black male subject approached him at the front door and asked him if he had an iPhone charger.

The complainant stated he then allowed the subject inside his home to use the charger. He stated he then went to the restroom and left the male unattended in the kitchen, leaving his wallet down on the kitchen counter before going to the bathroom.

The complainant stated that when he came out of the bathroom, the male was gone and so was his wallet. He then when outside and looked for the male, but he was nowhere to be seen.

The victim stated that the wallet contained his driver’s license, a Bank of America debit card, a social security card, and about $235.

Officers searched the area for the subject, but were unable to locate the suspect.

This incident is still under investigation.

Early Wednesday morning about 2:46 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to a resident on Greenville Street in reference to a burglary.

Officers arrived and met with the complainant, who stated he left his residence the previous day around 11:30 a.m. He stated he had just arrived home and discovered that his rear door was standing wide open.

After police cleared the residence, the victim walked through and discovered several items were stolen.

The victim stated that his Sony PlayStation 4 video game system, valued at $280, and approximately five or six games, valued at about $300, had been stolen out of his living room. Two pairs shoes, valued at $180 and $140, were also stolen out of a bedroom closet.

The some glass in the rear door appeared to have been busted out using a shattered piece of brick. Police believe the offender reached though the broken glass to unlock the deadbolt.

Officers say that every room in the residence appeared to have been completely ransacked as if the offender was looking for something specific.

Police processed the location for fingerprints, but did not immediately canvass for potential witnesses due to the late hour.

This incident is still under investigation.

Tuesday afternoon about 4:47 p.m., officers took a walk-in report at the LaGrange Police Department in reference to a theft.

Officers spoke with the complainant, who stated received a package this morning containing a Lenovo Ideapad laptop computer, valued at $279. She stated that when she picked up the package she realized it was very lightweight.

Upon opening the package, the victim realized the computer had been stolen from the box.

The victim stated she does not have any suspects in this case.

This incident is still under investigation.