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Semi driver damages restaurant’s landscape

By Melanie Ruberti

 Melanie.ruberti@lagrangenews.com

Public Safety Reports

An employee of a landscaping business told LaGrange Police a man driving a tractor trailer damaged the lawn in front of McDonald’s at 2408 Whitesville Road.

The man reportedly drove up onto a curb and into the grass, according to officers.

The employee did get the driver’s name and number.

 

Identity fraud

A man discovered someone wrote a check using his bank account number.

The victim told LaGrange police his wife noticed the fraudulent check while looking at their account online. It was made out to a grocery store for more than $144.

The man also remembered he last used his checking account to pay some bills in March, the report said. But he was contacted a few weeks later and told the payments never made it to their destination.

The victim told police he believed someone stole the payments out of his mailbox.

Police are investigating.

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. Reach the LaGrange Daily News at 706-884-7311.