Public Safety Reports

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, November 17, 2015

By Melanie Ruberti

A woman called LaGrange police Monday about 2:45 p.m. after discovering two of her rings missing from her home in the 100 block of King Arthur Drive.

The victim said she last saw her 14-karat, yellow gold, seven-diamond ring and 10-karat, yellow gold, 18-diamond ring in her kitchen. Together, the total value was estimated at about $2,818.

The woman told police she believes a man she had over to do some yard work may be responsible for the theft.

Police are investigating.

Juveniles arrested for allegedly throwing item at cars

Three juveniles found themselves temporarily behind bars after they one was allegedly caught throwing an object at cars then fleeing about 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

The motorists told LaGrange police they were in the drive-through at the Captain D’s restaurant at 104 Commerce Ave. when they spotted three juveniles digging in the bushes near the parking lot.

One of the drivers said a juvenile wearing a black hoodie then threw an item at her 2006 Jeep Commander that hit the passenger-side door, causing a dent. According to the driver, the object then hit the car in front of her.

The driver immediately called police and described what the juveniles were wearing.

LaGrange officers caught up with the three suspects in the parking lot of the CVS on Morgan Street and the driver identified one as the vandal. The three were taken to the LaGrange Police Department and placed in a temporary holding cell until their parents picked them up.

Two parents were issued warnings for parental responsibility.

Police issued a complaint of criminal trespass to the juvenile who allegedly threw the object. That child and parent will have a court date in the future.

All information in this report is gathered from official law enforcement and public safety reports and releases. It is the policy of the Daily News to list the names of people charged with felonies.

Melanie Ruberti is a reporter at LaGrange Daily News. She may be reached at 706-884-7311.