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Police & Sheriff’s Reports 01-22-2021

Tuesday afternoon, about 12:47 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to Dollar Tree on Roanoke Road in reference to a hit and run.

Officers arrived and made contact with the complainant, who advised that she had returned from the bank around noon and parked her maroon Hyundai Sonata on the south side of the building.

She stated that when she came back outside for her break around 12:41 p.m., she noticed that her car had been struck by another vehicle.

The victim advised that she does not know of anyone who may have hit her vehicle.

This incident is still under investigation.

Tuesday morning, about 1:55 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to Cameron Crossing Apartments on Meadow Terrace in reference to reports of a burglary of an occupied residence.

Police arrived and made contact with the complainant, who stated that her ex-boyfriend, Antonio Fowler, had come to her residence and was knocking on her front door. She stated that she told Fowler to go away or she was calling the police.

The victim explained that the knocking then stopped, but several minutes later she heard a noise coming from her second floor patio door. The victim advised that she then came out of her bedroom and saw Fowler attempting to pry open the sliding glass patio door. She then called 911 and Fowler climbed back over the patio railing and fled on foot.

Officers checked the apartment complex for Fowler, but were unable to locate him.

Police were able to confirm that Fowler still has multiple arrest warrants for domestic violence incidents where the complainant was the victim, as well as additional warrants out of Columbus, GA for domestic violence on additional victims.

As a result of the incident, an additional arrest warrant was issued for Fowler on the charge of Criminal Trespass –Family Violence Act.

Wednesday morning, about 2:13 a.m., LaGrange Police assisted Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies with a traffic stop in reference to an incident which had occurred on Greenville Street.

While en route to assist, officers were advised that the subjects involved had a gun, so upon arrival, officers  spoke with the driver, a 16-year-old juvenile, and asked for consent to search the vehicle for the gun.

While searching the vehicle with consent, officers located a small bag containing a substance believed to be methamphetamine inside a backpack on the rear driver’s side seat, which the juvenile initially stated was his.

When asked about the suspected methamphetamine, the juvenile stated that he did not know what it was or where it came from. He then stated that the bag actually belonged to his cousin, who was visiting from New York.

The juvenile then stated that his cousin had left that evening to go to a friend’s house and had left the backpack in his possession and that he did not know what was in the bag.

The juvenile was later charged with Possession of a Schedule I Controlled Substance and Driving without a License and released to his mother.

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