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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 night about 9:48 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the Dominos Pizza on Corporate Plaza Drive in reference to counterfeit money. Officers arrived and spoke with the manager, who stated that they received a delivery order at 9 p.m. to a residence in the 300 block of Cherry Street.

The delivery driver then took the order to Cherry Street and was approached by three young black males, estimated at about sixteen years of age. The driver then handed over the order and one of the males gave him a counterfeit $20 bill. The subjects then ran down Cherry Street and out of sight.

The driver stated it was dark and he was unable to see the money that he was handed and only later did he discover it was counterfeit.

The bill was obviously counterfeit and had “For Motion Picture Use Only” stamped on the upper right hand corner.

Police attempted to speak with residents at the delivery address, but had negative contact.

This incident is still under investigation.

• Thursday morning La-Grange Police Animal Control Officers were responded to the 300 block of Alford Street in reference to a complaint about several dogs illegally tethered in a back yard.

Officers arrived and observed the residence had been involved in a structure fire. They then walked to the backyard where three dogs were found illegally tethered. Minutes later Marcus Dunlap walked in the back yard and informed officers that the dogs belonged to him.

Officers asked Dunlap if he had previously been warned about the local tethering ordinance and he informed police that he was aware due to previous issues on Wright Street.

Dunlap was then issued three citations for Tethering of a Dog.

• Thursday afternoon about 3 p.m., officers took a walk in report at the LaGrange Police Department in reference to Financial Transaction Card Fraud.

Officers met with the female complainant, who stated that from October 16 to October 21, a total of $662.13 has been fraudulently removed from her Charter Bank account.

She stated she noticed that numerous small amounts had been taken out over this time frame from point of sale withdrawals from Google which she did not make.

The victim stated she does not know how anyone was able to access her bank account information and make these charges. The account at Charter Bank has since been closed.

This incident is still under investigation.

• Thursday night about 7 p.m., officers took a walk in report at the LaGrange Police Department in reference to Financial Transaction Card Fraud.

Officers spoke to the female victim who stated she went to CB& T bank today after finding that her Synovous Connection bank card had been cancelled due to suspicious activity.

She stated that after speaking with a bank representative she discovered numerous accounts had been opened using her card number along with other phone applications and software purchases. After a brief research they discovered at least 21 fraudulent transactions since June 2017.

These incident is still under investigation.