It was recovered by Meriwether County deputies in a theft attempt in Woodbury. The owner truck said Meriwether deputies told him two men fled from the truck after being followed by the theft victim.
The LaGrange man said he’d left the $2,500 truck unlocked with the keys in it.
— A 50-inch plasma television, worth $600, was taken during a burglary in the 200 block of Avondale Drive.
— A Motley Street resident said a thief broke into his car and took $362, a $54 Kenneth Cole wallet and a $400 Blackberry Curve.
— A boat motor was taken and the power cut off in a burglary in the 1000 block of North State Line Road.
— A resident of the 400 block of Hampton Green Drive said a thief broke open her front door and took an unnamed item.
— A lighting fixture was taken during a burglary in the 100 block of Reed Road.
— A dog named Buster, worth more than $500 and used for breeding purposes, was taken from a yard in the first block of Yarbrough Drive.
— A wooden door was broken in a burglary attempt in the 600 block of Fourth Avenue.
— Two glass windows were broken in a burglary attempt in the 1000 block of Colquitt Street.
— Kendra LeAnn Palmer, 22, of Hammett Road and Emanuel Mandrell Philpot, 28, of Mobley Bridge Road were charged with drug offenses after a search of their room at the Great Value Lodge at 2575 Whitesville Road.
Officers found drug paraphernalia in the room, along with drugs and other items in a mattress and in a drop ceiling.
Palmer was charged with possession of drug-related items and possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, and Mandrell was charged with possession of drug-related objects, possession of more than 10 ounces of marijuana and possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute.
A juvenile male also found at the scene was released to his mother.
— Timothy McGlamory, 36, of Warner Road was charged with possession of methamphetamine after sheriff’s deputies responded to a domestic argument at his house. Family members saw McGlamory throw a green container with the drug in it into the grass before the officers’ arrival.
n Quincy Mote Maddox, 40, was charged by LaGrange police with cocaine possession after a traffic stop on Mulberry Street.
— More than $500 damage was done to a 1988 Ford Ranger pickup truck on Mason Street in LaGrange. Police were alerted to the damage after responding to a call of shots fired in the area.
— More than $250 damage was done to a window in the 200 block of Moore’s Hill.
LaGrange firefighters responded to back-to-back blazes.
The first was to the apartment of Melinda Penn on 119 Cross Creek Drive at 4:40 a.m. Sunday.
Firefighters brought it under control within 30 minutes. The fire was confined to the hallway and bedroom area, which sustained moderate to heavy fire damage. The rest of the apartment received moderate to heavy smoke and heat damage. Damage was estimated at $26,500. The cause had not been determined this morning.
At 5:31 a.m. firefighters were called to a cooking-related fire at the house of Terry Simpson at 518 Park Ave.
The fire was brought under control in approximately 20 minutes. Fire and heat damage was confined to the kitchen area. Damage was estimated at $25,000.
A Newton Road resident said someone used his personal information to buy five AT&T cell phones from Radio Shack, spending more than $2,800.
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