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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.

• Monday morning about 7:15 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 200 block of East Cannon Street in reference to an Entering Auto.

Officers arrived and made contact with the complainant, who stated her purse, valued at $25, and an amount of cash had gone missing from her maroon Chrysler 200.

The victim stated the vehicle was parked in her driveway around 7 p.m. and left unlocked. The purse was taken from the rear passenger seat. The glove box and center console had also been entered, but nothing appeared to have been taken.

No damage was done to the vehicle during the incident.

Police processed the vehicle for fingerprints and canvassed the area for any potential witnesses, but no one reported seeing or hearing anything unusual.

This incident is still under investigation.

• Monday morning about 9:18 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to the LaGrange Utilities Office on Ridley Avenue in reference to counterfeit money.

Officers arrived and met with the female complainant, who stated that she was attempting to pay her light bill when the clerk told her that the money that she was using was not real. The female was then interviewed in a separate room inside City Hall, where she explained that she was given the money by a male who works at a local body shop.

The female told police that she had no idea the money was fake and that she was just trying to pay her bill.

Police then took the three counterfeit twenty dollar bills into evidence. Two of the bills reportedly had the same serial numbers.

This incident is still under investigation.

• Monday afternoon about 12:19 p.m., LaGrange Police conducted a traffic stop in the 1300 block of Lafayette Parkway on a silver Toyota Corolla Georgia for a tail light violation.

During the subsequent investigation, the front seat passenger, Daniel Lamar Browning, was determined to have an active outstanding warrant for Misdemeanor Escape out of Decatur, GA for an original charge of Theft.

Police then contacted Decatur Police and they requested that a hold be placed on Browning, advising that they would pick him up. Browning was then taken into custody without further incident.

Browning, age 29, was arrested and transported to the Troup County Jail where he was held for the aforementioned warrant.

The driver of the vehicle, Browning’s fiancé, was issued a written warning for the Tail Light Violation and released.

• West Point Police responded to separate Thefts which were reported on Abbey Glen Lane and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.

• Serena Shada Brooks of Lanett, AL was arrested by West Point Police on a Failure to Appear warrant from LaGrange Police Department.

• Lucius Jaqulius Jones, of Lanett, AL, was arrested by West Point Police for Criminal Attempt to Commit a Felony.