Police Reports

Deputies Investigating J&J Food Mart Break-In

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Tommy Murphy Staff Writer Troup County Sheriff’s Investigators are looking for a pair of men who allegedly smashed their way into convenience store late Thursday night. Early Friday morning about 2:25 a.m., deputies with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office responded to the J&J Food Mart on Bartley Road in reference to an alarm activation. Deputies arrived to find the front ...

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Man Charged with Trafficking Meth in Multi-Month Narcotics Investigation

Tommy Murphy Staff Writer Narcotics Investigators with the LaGrange Police Department have charged a man with trafficking meth as a result of an extensive investigation. Thursday night about 9:30 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department’s Special Investigations Unit arrested Andrew “Andy” Stone as the result of a multi-month investigation into the trafficking of methamphetamine. Police say that Stone was ...

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Police Investigating Violent Attempted Robbery

Tommy Murphy Staff Writer LaGrange Police are investigating an alleged attempted robbery where the victim was stabbed overnight Saturday. Early Sunday morning about 3:20 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to WellStar West Georgia Medical Center in reference to reports of a person who had been stabbed. Police arrived and made contact with the male victim, who was ...

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Drunk Driving Suspect Tries to Back Away from DUI Checkpoint

Tommy Murphy Staff Writer LaGrange Police have arrested a man on several traffic offenses after he allegedly attempted to avoid a traffic safety checkpoint simply by reversing away. Monday night about 9:30 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department were working a traffic safety checkpoint near the intersection of Fourth Avenue and Murphy Avenue when they encountered a silver Chevy ...

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Scouts Earn Eagle Rank

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Boy Scouts of America Troop 3, sponsored by Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church in La-Grange, under the leadership of Mark Webb (Scout Master) recently presented two ( Troup County High School Seniors) Pearson Strickland (Son of Travis and Natalie Strickland) and Eli Thrailkill (Son of Pete and Julie Thrailkill) with their Eagle Rank. That is the highest rank that can ...

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Two Arrested After Vine Street Home Shot Up and Burglarized

Tommy Murphy Staff Writer LaGrange Police have charged two suspects connected to an incident where a residence was shot up with an assault rifle and burglarized. Early Saturday morning, about 12:27 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the 200 block of Vine Street in reference to reports of active gunfire in the area. When officers arrived there ...

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Alleged Meth Trafficker’s Car Breaks Down during Highway Pursuit

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Tommy Murphy Staff Writer An alleged meth trafficker’s car gave out on him during an interstate chase while fleeing from sheriff’s deputies. The high speed chase must have been too much for the suspect’s car because it began to smoke and eventually stopped just short of LaGrange, leading to the Pine Mountain man’s arrest. On the night of April 8, ...

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Man Crashes Car into Tree while Fleeing Sheriff’s Deputies

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Tommy Murphy Staff Writer Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested man on several felony charges after he crashed a vehicle while running from them during a minor traffic stop. Wednesday night about 8:49 p.m., Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies attempted to pull over a Nissan Sentra on Whitesville Road near Lukken Industrial Drive after seeing the driver fail to maintain lane, ...

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Domestic Violence Charges for Man Accused of Shoving Mother and Child

Tommy Murphy Staff Writer LaGrange Police have arrested a man on family violence charges after he allegedly got drunk and shoved the mother of his child, who was holding his baby. Late Tuesday night about 11:50 p.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the Tall Pines Apartments on Turner Street in reference to a fight. Officers arrived and ...

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Man Charged with Vehicular Assault

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Tommy Murphy Staff Writer Police have charged a man with Aggravated Assault after he allegedly attempted to run another vehicle off the roadway. Early Saturday morning about 2 a.m., officers with the LaGrange Police Department responded to the police department parking lot in reference to a man trying to punch his way into a vehicle in an apparent road rage ...

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