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Police & Sheriff’s Reports 03-19-2021

  • Tuesday night, about 7:08 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 100 block of Keyes Street in reference to hit-and-run collision.

Officers arrived and made contact with the complainant, who advised that she was traveling south on Keyes Street and was about to turn right into a residence when a black Honda Accord struck the rear passenger side of her vehicle.

The victim stated that before she was able to assess the damage to her vehicle, the Honda took off driving toward Hamilton Street.

Police observed minor damage to the passenger side bumper, which consisted of dark-colored paint transfer.

Officers were also able to speak to a passenger in the victim’s vehicle, who confirmed her statements. The passenger was able to get the tag number off the suspect’s vehicle and provided a provided a description of the driver as being a heavyset black male in his 30’s with a beard.

The tag was determined to be registered to a blue 2003 Honda Accord belonging to a subject on Jasmine Lane.

Troup County Sheriff’s Deputies later checked the residence for the vehicle, but had negative contact.

This incident is still under investigation.

  • Monday night, about 7:58 p.m., LaGrange Police responded to the 900 block of North Parkway in reference to a scam phone call.

Officers arrived and spoke with the complainant, who stated that she had been scammed out of $2,800.

The victim advised that subjects claiming to be officers with the Texas Department of Justice, identifying themselves as Adam Foster and Marcy Young, called her threatening her with federal warrants and stated that her assets would be frozen.

She stated she was contacted by the phone number 915-348-1047, which she stated was a temporary number set up by them.

The victim stated she convinced that the call was legitimate because they knew some of her personal information. She stated the suspects attempted to have the victim link a credit card to her CashApp account in order to have access to her money if her accounts were frozen.

When this was unsuccessful, the suspects convinced the victim to put the money onto gift cards, which they then emptied.

This incident is still under investigation.

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