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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.

to a theft. Officers arrived and spoke to the store manager, who stated that a former employee had taken $40 from a cash register the previous day while she was at work.

The theft was caught on security video at about 9:36 a.m. the previous day. The employee was then confronted by management and she admitted to the theft. She also gave a written statement apologizing for the theft and another incident on September 19, where she admitted to taking $100.

The manager advised the employee has since repaid $39.90 of the $40 that was taken.

The store manager stated he needed a police report filed for his district manager and was unsure if they wished to prosecute.

This incident is still under investigation.

• Sunday afternoon about 1 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the Greenville Street Food Mart in on Greenville Street in reference to Shoplifting.

While en route, officers were advised that the male shoplifting suspect was wearing a black shirt and camouflage pants. Police arrived and observed an employee pointing to a black Honda Accord that was just leaving the store.

Officers stopped the vehicle and made contact with the front seat passenger, Anthony Slaughter, who was wearing a black long process of wrecking first observed it, and did not actually see which direction the driver came from.

The witness stated the other driver then climbed out of the driver side window of the truck, reached in and grabbed a handgun from inside the truck, and ran towards him. The subject then told him that police were after him and he had to go, and then ran off south on Roanoke Road and then west on Vernon Road and out of sight.

Police then ran the truck through the Georgia Crime Information Center and confirmed it had not been reported stolen.

Officers searched the vehicle for any identifying information left behind by the driver. Police found paperwork belonging to the registered owner of the truck, and other random personal belongings.

Police attempted to contact the owner via multiple registered phone numbers, but both numbers were out of service. Officers also checked the area for the driver, but had negative results.

The driver was described as a white male around 5 foot 5 inches tall, with long brown hair pulled into a ponytail, and wearing all black clothing.

Later in the day, Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies took a report from the registered owner who reported the truck stolen.

This incident is still under investigation.