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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.

• Wednesday night about 12:30 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to Wynnwood Drive Apartments in reference to an Entering Auto.

Officers arrived and met with the female victim, who stated she had recently been informed by her neighbor that her car door was open. The neighbor stated they saw someone leaving the vehicle, but they could not provide a description of the subject.

The victim stated she then checked her car, a black Cadillac STS, and discovered her handgun was missing from the vehicle.

The gun was described as a white 9mm pistol, which had been kept in a holster under the driver’s seat.

The suspect(s) left the holster behind and only took the gun. They also left behind her debit cards and a box of ammunition in the back seat.

The victim stated the only area of the car that appeared to have been tampered with was the center console where her wallet was kept with her debit cards.

The victim stated she last saw the gun around 9 p.m. as she left Los Nopales earlier that night. She also reported that she believed she had locked her car, but she was unsure. There were no signs of forced entry on the vehicle.

Police processed the vehicle for fingerprints and canvassed the area for any potential witnesses. One neighbor in a nearby apartment stated she saw two medium built males wandering the parking lot two nights prior when the winter storm first hit. The subjects were reportedly wearing masks and grey hooded sweatshirts, and were looking into cars with small flashlights.

The witness stated that as she drove past the area, they turned away from her vehicle as if they were trying to hide their faces.

This incident is still under investigation.

• Thursday afternoon officers took a walk-in report at the LaGrange Police Department in reference to Financial Card Fraud.

Officers met with the victim, who stated he needed to file a report in reference to his Charter Bank debit card being stolen and used around the city at numerous different locations.

The victim stated that on Tuesday, January 16, around 10 p.m., he went to the McDonalds on LaFayette Parkway. After he arrived back home, he realized he left his debit card on the counter, so he headed back to the location.

The victim stated he then received an alert that a charge had been made on his card at a Shell fuel station in LaGrange, so he realized that his card must have been stolen.

Before the victim was able to get the card canceled, the suspect(s) used the card twice at Shell Oil in LaGrange for $19.56 and $31.40, twice at Chevron in Hogansville for $19.23 and $10.33, once at Arby’s in Hogansville for $33.56, and once at Ingles in Hogansville for $94.08.

This incident is still under investigation.

• West Point Police responded to an incident of Battery which was reported on Martin Luther King Drive.

• West Point Police took a report of Forgery which was reported on Francolyn Terrace.