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.

• Friday morning about 7:50 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 100 block of Garfield Street in reference to a damaged vehicle.

Officers arrived and made contact with the complainant, who reported that sometime after 6 p.m., unknown person(s) flattened three tires on his Fort F-150 pickup truck.

Police inspected the tires, which were valued about $100 each. Three of the tires had been punched by what appeared to be like some type of knife.

The victim stated believes his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend may have damaged the tires due to him still being angry about how their relationship ended.

This incident is still under investigation.

• Thursday afternoon about 2 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the Lafayette Parkway in reference to a stolen vehicle.

Officers arrived and spoke to the complainant, who stated that he has been incarcerated since November 11. Upon his release, he called the towing company in reference to getting his van released, but they told him that a female had come with a title and took possession of the vehicle on November 20, after paying the towing fee.

The van is a white 1996 Dodge Ram van, valued at about $1,500.

The complainant stated he suspects the former owner of the van due to her being familiar with both him and his van. He stated that she knew the van had been parked at the Super 8 Hotel on Lafayette Parkway.

Police then made contact with the female suspect, who stated she used to own the van and had sold it to the complainant.

According to the female, he still owed her money towards the purchase. She stated she was contacted by an employee of the tow company, who told her that the vehicle was about to about to be crushed and if she wanted the van she could come and get it. She stated that she then took the title that she had in her possession and paid them $425 and took possession of the van.

Police then contacted the tow company and management confirmed that the female came to pick up the van on November 20, but they were unaware of the phone call about the van being crushed and will handle the issue internally.

The female suspect admitted to police that she used an outdated title to retrieve the van, which she had legally sold to the complainant.

Police are currently investigating this incident as Theft by Deception.

• Thursday night about 8:20 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 900 block of Georgia Avenue in reference to a wanted subject.

Police received information from a concerned citizen, that a male identified as Joshua Lambeth was at the residence at the time.

Officers arrived and located Lambeth, who was taken into custody on an outstanding warrant for Probation Violation on original charges of Aggravated Assault, Criminal Trespass, and Simple Battery.

Lambeth, age 29, was arrested and transported to the Troup County Sheriff’s Office where he was booked into the jail charged with the aforementioned warrant.

• Jebrez Kentae Woodson, of LaGrange, was arrested by West Point Police for Driving with a Suspended License.