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Police & Sheriff’s Reports 03-05-2021

  • Tuesday evening, about 5:16 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to Lafayette Parkway near Ragland Street in reference to a motor vehicle accident.

Officers spoke with a driver of a red Chevrolet Cobalt, who stated she was traveling west on Lafayette Parkway near the intersection of Ragland Street. She stated that as she approached the intersection, she got in the turning lane to turn south on to Ragland Street. She stated that when the turning arrows turned green and she began to turn, a silver Honda traveling east on Lafayette Parkway in the left turning lane crashed into her when it failed to turn and continued straight.

The Honda reportedly traveled through the intersection and veered into oncoming traffic striking the passenger side of the complainant’s vehicle and fleeing the scene.

This incident is still under investigation.

  • On Tuesday, LaGrange police responded to the 200 block of Stoney Creek Drive in reference to fraud.

Officers arrived and met with the victim who stated that she had received a call from a person in Texas around 4:18 p.m. claiming to be from the FBI and that there was a warrant for her arrest.

The subject claimed that in order to clear up the warrant, she would need to send the individual $1,500 through three gift cards by loading $500 onto each card.

The victim stated she then purchased the gift cards from a store and sent the information to the individual via phone.

The victim stated she then contacted a friend about the incident and learned that she had been scammed. The friend spoke with the individual over the phone and told him that she was aware of the scam and told him that she was calling the police. The suspect then reportedly became tongue tied and spoke as if he was becoming frightened and hung up the phone.

This incident is still under investigation.

  • Tuesday afternoon, LaGrange Police took a report via telephone in reference to a theft.

Police spoke with the complainant who advised that she ordered $277 in clothes which were delivered to her North Cary Street residence by Fed Ex, but when she arrived home the package was not located.

The complainant stated she called the local Fed Ex center and they advised her that the package was dropped outside her door left in the open and unattended.

The victim stated that she has no cameras and no proof the package was actually delivered.

The package was supposedly delivered between 11 and 11:59 a.m.

A neighbor confirmed that a Fed Ex truck drove through the complex, but it drove to the very rear of the complex and not her building.

This incident is still under investigation.

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