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Police & Sheriff’s Reports 02-24-2021

  • Monday morning, about 1:16 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to the Summit fuel station on Hamilton Road in reference to a business alarm.

Officers arrived minutes after the alarm activation and cleared the location using canine assistance. No one was found inside the business.

Police discovered that the front door had been pried open and that the deadbolt was damaged.

The owner of the store later arrived and determined that 45 cartons of Marlboro 100 cigarettes, valued at $2,925, had been taken from the store along with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Officers processed the location for fingerprints and are currently in the process of reviewing security video of the incident.

This incident is still under investigation.

  • Sunday night, about 11:43 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 1700 block of Hunnicutt Avenue in reference to a stolen vehicle.

Officers arrived and spoke with the complainant, who stated that a vehicle he had been using from a friend had been stolen around 11:30 p.m.

The complainant stated a neighbor informed him that they saw a black male and female take the vehicle, but did not know anything more than that.

The stolen vehicle was described as a 2004 Nissan Quest van, valued at approximately $1,000.

The vehicle had reportedly been parked outside and left unsecured with the keys inside the vehicle.

A be-on-the-lookout warning was issued for the vehicle, which was recorded into the Georgia Crime Information Center as stolen.

This incident is still under investigation.

  • Sunday night about 8:20 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 1400 block of Park Avenue in reference to a stolen vehicle.

Officers arrived and spoke with the complainant, who stated that a friend had stolen her car.

The complainant stated she and the subject were hanging out around 3 p.m. at her residence when she decided to go to the nearby AAA store. She stated that she cranked up the car and returned inside to use the bathroom, but when she came back outside the subject and the car were gone.

The victim stated that she thought he would bring the car back and could not believe that he would do that to her. She stated that she was able to contact him and told him to bring the car back and that he told her that he was getting an oil change.

The victim stated he never brought the vehicle back, which is why she waited to make a police report.

The vehicle was described as a 2011 Chevrolet Equinox, that is not registered or insured and that has the license plate of another vehicle on it. The vehicle was valued at $4,000.

A be-on-the-lookout warning was issued for the vehicle, and it was recorded into the Georgia Crime Information Center as stolen.

This incident is still under investigation.

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