Police & Sheriff’s Reports 03-14-2021
- Friday morning, about 2:52 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 1400 block of Park Place in reference to a stolen vehicle.
Officers arrived and made contact with the complainant, who stated that her husband had parked her silver 2007 Dodge Caravan in front of the 1400 building the previous day.
She stated that when he went back outside to go to work at 2:45 a.m., he noticed that the vehicle was missing.
The vehicle was valued at $5,000.
The victim stated that her husband had left the keys inside the vehicle and the doors were left unsecured.
Police checked with 911 to see if the vehicle had been repossessed, but there were no vehicles matching the van that were reported to be repossessed.
A be-on-the-lookout warning was issued for the van and it was recorded as stolen on the Georgia Crime Information Center database.
This incident is still under investigation.
- Friday morning, about 2:02 a.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 100 block of Stuart Street in reference to a delayed report about a robbery by snatching.
Officers arrived and met with the complainant, who stated that he was having dinner with his girlfriend and her neighbor at his residence.
The complainant stated that while they were having dinner, his ex-girlfriend, Teresa Render, suddenly came in uninvited through an unlocked door and began yelling at him.
The complainant stated Render grabbed him by his shirt and he attempted to push her off, but she was able to scratch him with her fingernails. She then reportedly sat on the couch in the living room and continued to verbally abuse both of his guests.
The victim stated that he repeatedly told Render to leave his residence, but she refused. He stated that eventually Render abruptly stood up and left the residence. After she left, the victim noticed that his cell phone was missing from near where Render had been seated on the couch.
The victim stated that he looked for the phone and had people call his phone number, but he could not locate the phone anywhere.
The incident was witnessed by the victim’s girlfriend, who confirmed his statements saying that Render had barged in and began yelling at them. She also confirmed that Render had physically assaulted the victim by grabbing his shirt and trying to hit him.
Warrants were later issued for Render’s arrest for Theft by Taking, Battery, and Criminal Trespass.