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Police & Sheriff’s Reports 03-12-2021

  • Monday morning, about 9:45 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to Johnson Street in reference to a theft.

Officers arrived and made contact with the complainant, who stated that his generator was stolen overnight.

The complainant stated that the last time he saw the generator outside of his house was around 1 a.m. The generator was reportedly chained down to a trailer on the side of the residence and was encased in a red cage.

The generator was valued at $300.

Police were shown the spot where the generator had been located. The chain that attached the generator to the trailer had apparently been cut.

While leaving the scene, police were flagged down by a man who stated that he witnessed an unknown white male on the corner of East Depot Street and Johnson Street with a generator at approximately 7 a.m. The subject reportedly placed the generator into a black truck and left the scene.

This incident is still under investigation.

  • Monday afternoon, about 12:41 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to Tall Pines Apartments on Turner Street in reference to a reports of a case of entering auto.

Officers arrived and spoke with the complainant, who stated that sometime between 2 a.m. and noon, unknown person(s) illegally entered her Nissan Altima that was parked in the parking lot at the complex.

The victim stated she discovered that $1,200 in cash that was in a Bank of America envelope was missing from the vehicle.

The victim advised that the car had been unlocked and that the last time she saw the money was when she went to the store earlier in the morning.

Officers processed the vehicle for fingerprints and canvassed the area for potential witnesses, but no one reported seeing anything.

This incident is still under investigation.

  • Monday afternoon, about 3:53 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to Home Depot on Lafayette Parkway in reference to reports of felony shoplifting.

Officers arrived and spoke to Loss Prevention, who advised they observed a white female with blonde hair and a white male with a grey hoodie “acting suspiciously.” After the female walked out of the store, the male was seen walking out with a cart full of unpaid merchandise.

Employees attempted to question the man and asked him to walk back into the store, but he took off quickly out the front entrance and got into a U-Haul truck.

The store was unable to get clear video of the license plate on the truck.

The suspects reportedly took an electric welder, valued at $799, and other tools valued at $499, for a total theft of $1,298.

This incident is still under investigation.

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