A clerk said the two men entered the store with several other people and began acting suspiciously, then distracted her and walked into the office. A videotape showed Strozier taking money from a bank bag and the cigarettes. Stephens was charged with felony theft by aiding and abetting. The money and cigarettes were returned to the store.
Can’t she use the door?
Police were called to a possible burglary on Dawson Street where a woman was reported crawling through a window. Police stopped her from going into the apartment until the resident said he’d left the window open for the woman to get in so he could take a shower.
Dog keeps getting set free
A resident of the 1400 block of Hamilton Road said someone has repeatedly cut more than $35 worth of collars off his dog to let him run loose in the neighborhood. The victim believes whoever is doing this wants to get the man in trouble with animal control.
11-year-olds take cookies, drinks
LaGrange police took out juvenile complaints on two 11-year-old residents of Valley Ridge Apartments at 950 Mooty Bridge Road after they were found breaking into the office and taking $10 worth of cookies and drinks.
A resident of the 400 block of Ware’s Cross Road saw a man he knows trying to enter a side window of the victim’s home about 8 a.m. Saturday. Sheriff’s deputies found the suspect walking along a dirt road near the house, but he ignored verbal warnings to stop and ran toward the woods. Deputies lost him after a brief foot chase.
‘Missing’ child found under table
A resident of the 8900 block of Hogansville Road called 911 on Saturday morning after a 3-year-old child had not been seen for about an hour. The child was found under a kitchen table while emergency personnel were en route.
— LaGrange police charged Amanda Nixon, 41, and Christie Ann Sigmin, 35, whose addresses were unavailable, with felony theft by shoplifting and possession of methamphetamine. Sigmin also was charged with possession of a controlled substance (Xanax) after the women allegedly were caught shoplifting more than $500 worth of items from Walmart at 803 New Franklin Road. The drugs were found after the women were arrested.
— Shamiya Marquez Cameron, 23, of Hamilton Road was charged with possession with intent to sell or distribute marijuana, possession of marijuana and misdemeanor obstruction after he ran from officers. Cameron attempted to toss a bag with eight individual bags of marijuana away during the chase from Revis Street to Carver Street, officers said.
— Kathy DeJesus, 20, of Detroit was charged with felony marijuana possession after a traffic stop. Police said a clear plastic bag with marijuana was found in the car, along with rolling papers.
— Troup County sheriff’s deputies Friday arrested David Anthony Nelson, 42, of Jarrell Hogg Road on charges of child molestation, aggravated battery and sodomy. He was being held under $20,000 bail.
— A resident of the 1000 block of Whitesville Street said several items were missing after she let another woman into her apartment, then left. Missing was a $200 queen bed, a $60 19-inch television, jewelry worth $100, a $100 washer and $100 dryer, $25 microwave and $15 cordless phone. The woman’s couch, sheets and comforter, along with a $500 television stand were outside with the trash and the television stand had been damaged.
— A resident of the 900 block of New Mexico Street said she came home to find her dog locked in a bedroom and a window broken. Thieves took a 32-inch flat screen television and a PlayStation 3.
— A resident of the 800 block of Stonewall Street said burglars took a $1,100 flat-screen television, $1,050 Bose CD player, $400 PlayStation, and $550 luggage containing $1,300 worth of clothing, $875 in jewelry and a Macbook laptop worth $1,000. There were no signs of forced entry and the woman said she’s the only one with a key to the house.
— Two garden tillers, one worth $1,200 and one worth $300, were taken from a garage in the 400 block of South Lee Street.
— A patron of Towne Fitness Center at124 Main St., said someone took her purse from an unlocked locker, which contained bank and identification cards.
— A woman said she believes her wallet was taken from her purse while she was shopping at Kroger at 203 Commerce Ave. The wallet contained bank and identification cards.
— Items worth $500 were taken from the Irish Bred Pub at 727 Third Ave. in West Point.
— Items valued at $1,800 were stolen in a burglary in the 200 block of Old Pyne Road, including a .45-caliber gun, GPS system, necklace, Troup High School class ring and a cell phone.
— An infrared surveillance camera valued at $200 was stolen from the back of Ribitz convenience store at 5618 West Point Road. Another video camera showed a tan extended cab Chevrolet pickup go behind the store about a minute before the theft, but it didn’t show who took the camera.
— A gold 1969 Chevrolet pickup truck was stolen from a residence in te 100 block of Colorado Court.
More than $950 damage was done to a car belonging to a Greenville woman while it was parked in the 900 block of Kelley Street. Vandals scratched all four sides, the roof and the hood.
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