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 night about 12:25 a.m., LaGrange Police were in the downtown area when officers observed a male open a bottle of beer in the parking lot across from Mighty Joe’s Pizza on Lafayette Parkway.

The subject, Anthony Lavall Rounds, was seen opening a bottle of Natural Light Beer on the trunk lid of a vehicle and then drinking some. Officers then approached Rounds and observed that he appeared to be intoxicated.

Police say that Rounds was standing in plain sight and urinated in front of passersby.

Officers then questioned Rounds to determine his level of intoxication and he stated he was sorry for being drunk, but he figured it was ok since he had a designated driver.

As a result, Rounds, age 24, was arrested and transported to the Troup County Sheriff’s Office where he was booked into the jail charged with Disorderly Conduct, Public Drunkenness, and Open Container in Public.

Rounds was later released from the Troup County Jail on bond.

• Saturday afternoon about 3:47 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to Walmart on New Franklin Road in reference to a child left unattended in a vehicle.

Officers arrived and attempted to make contact with the child, who appeared to be sleeping inside the running vehicle. Police knocked on the window and woke the child, at which point he immediately became afraid to talk and would not unlock the doors or roll down any windows.

Using the tag number from the vehicle, police were able to identify the female owner. Officers then stayed with the child and had the store page the registered owner back to her vehicle.

It was later determined that the female left her sixyear- old son unattended in the vehicle for thirty minutes.

The female later told police that she left her child inside of the vehicle due to him being asleep and she did not want to wake him. The female admitted she knew she wasn’t supposed leave her child unattended for that amount of time.

The female, age 29, was then issued a citation for Parental Responsibility Supervision.

• Friday night about 10:30 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the Rode Way Inn on Lafayette Parkway in reference to a fight.

Officers arrived and spoke with the night manager, who stated he had been in an altercation with a customer who was unhappy with his room which led to a fight when he found out that his money would not be refunded.

The manager stated the subject became verbally abusive at the desk and lunged at him as he grabbed his flashlight and swung at him, knocking some ceramic Christmas decorations from the front desk. The subject reportedly struck him just under the left eye, which police observed to have some visible swelling.

There was evidence of some sort of physical confrontation and several broken ceramic figures on the floor. The whole incident was also reportedly caught on security video.

This incident is still under investigation.