A woman was arrested after allegedly leaving her four young children in the car while she shopped at Walmart at 803 New Franklin Road.
Police patrolling the area said they noticed the children — ages 10, 7, 5 and 1 — were left in a 1999 Toyota Camry unattended, with the two youngest crying loudly. The 26-year-old mother returned 20 minutes later and was arrested on a charge of violating parental responsibility laws, according to a police report.
Thieves stole three Goodman air conditioning units valued at a total $12,000 from the former Hope Academy building at 4864 West Point Road.
A man said someone stole his green 1999 Toyota Corolla at Roger’s Bar-B-Que at 117 New Franklin Road. Police said a suspect was caught on surveillance and were investigating.
An air conditioner valued at about $4,000 was stolen from a vacant home in the 300 block of Broome Street.
An employee of Argos at 116 Swift Street reported a burglary after returning to find drawers and folders thrown throughout the office. He said about $600 was stolen during the incident.
A man reported that the air conditioner compressor, valued at about $250, was stolen from his gold Nissan Altima while it was parked in the 1000 block of Hamilton Road. He said he returned to find loose wires hanging from under the car.
Surveillance video at Piggy Wiggly at 1861 Roanoke Road caught three suspects stuffing $80 worth of Gillette razors, deodorant and other hygiene products into their pockets.
A man reported his Android phone valued at $400 stolen from his office at Rent-A-Center at 131 Commerce Ave.
A woman reported her Samsung flip phone, valued at about $250, was stolen, after she said she set it on her car before getting inside. She told police that a group of teenagers walked by her vehicle, located in the 400 block of Ridley Avenue, during the time in which it went missing.
Tony Williams, 22, of LaGrange was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute in a drug-free zone near Benjamin Harvey Hill Homes. Police said they stopped Williams due to an active arrest warrant and found eight bags of suspected marijuana and $257 in his pockets.
Alfonia Hart, 47, of LaGrange was charged with five counts of financial credit card fraud.
A man was charged with DUI and misdemeanor marijuana possession after allegedly laying drag in the parking lot of Walmart. Police said the suspect had concealed a bag of suspected marijuana, which fell from his pant leg while being searched by the officer.