Two vehicles stolen in separate incidents

Published 8:25 pm Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Two vehicles were allegedly stolen in separate incidents on Friday and Saturday.

A 2000 Honda Accord was stolen from the 500 block of Alford Street between Friday at 8 p.m. and Saturday at 6:49 a.m. The owner told police there was a loan taken out on his car.

The loaning company told police the car was not repossessed by them. The vehicle is valued around $2,500, according to the police report.

In a separate incident, a 1994 Chevrolet 1500 was discovered stolen from the 200 block of Boulevard Street Friday. The owner told police the vehicle is driven by his step-son, and it must have been unlocked with the keys inside.

Officers discovered the car was towed from Hogansville Road and Hines Road, and it was in a ditch for two days, according to the police report.

The owner said the only damage to the car was the driver’s side arm rest was off. The vehicle was valued at $1,000.

Gun stolen from unlocked vehicle

A High Point .380 was allegedly stolen from a vehicle on the 100 block of Watson Street Friday between 8 p.m. and 10 p.m.

The owner told police his vehicle was unlocked during the time it was taken.

The gun was valued at $200 according to the report.

Apartment burglarized

An apartment at Lee’s Crossing Apartments was allegedly burglarized and $600 worth of technology and a Chihuahua were missing from it Monday between 2 p.m. and 11 p.m.

When one of the residents came home, the apartment was ransacked with closets and cabinet doors open, according to the police report. A resident told police a Modern Warfare 3 Sony PlayStation 4 game station valued at $200 and a laptop valued at $400 were taken. A $5 bill was also taken.

The resident said her 12-year-old Chihuahua was also missing, but it could have escaped through the open sliding door.

Suspect taking packages

The Troup County Sheriff’s Office is currently looking for a person driving a truck that was seen stealing items and packages from mailboxes on Terri Road last week. According to the TCSO’s Facebook page, the vehicle is a silver or gray extended cab truck.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the office at (706) 883-1616 or the Crime Stoppers at (706) 812-1000.

All information in this report is gathered from official law enforcement and public safety reports and releases. Reach the LaGrange Daily News at (706) 884-7311.