Car break-in, property thefts reported




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On Oct. 1, Sgt. Brian Boyett of Bainbridge Public Safety responded to the 1500 block of East College Street in reference to an entering auto. A resident and her friend went outside on their porch during the night and one of the women noticed glass lying beside the driver’s side door of the resident’s vehicle, and a window had been busted.

Just after noticing the glass, the resident’s friend stated she looked towards her own vehicle, parked two spots away, and saw what she believed to be a white male wearing either a black cap or hoodie. They went inside to call 911. Later, they discovered the second vehicle also had a broken window. A wallet containing money, a driver’s license and financial cards was taken from the resident’s vehicle.

Bainbridge Public Safety officers attempted to collect fingerprints from the scene. Anyone with more information about car break-ins is asked to call Bainbridge Public Safety investigators at 248-2038 or the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office at 248-3044.

 

Other incidents

On Oct. 5, a resident of Liz Felty Lane, off Vada Road, reported to Bainbridge Public Safety officers that someone had stolen two bikes from underneath his carport around 7:15 p.m. The resident reported that other bikes had been stolen from the neighborhood some time within the past two weeks.

On Oct. 4, Decatur County Sheriff’s deputies responded to reports of entering auto at two residences on River Chase Drive.

On Sept. 30, Lt. Redell Walton responded to a residence on Dodson Drive, where a golf cart had been reported stolen.

 

Report suspicious activity

If you want to report suspicious activity within Bainbridge city limits, call Bainbridge Public Safety at 248-2038 or fill out the tip form at the City of Bainbridge’s online Citizen Action Center.

If you live outside Bainbridge city limits, report possible criminal activity to the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office by calling 248-3044 or filling out the anonymous tip form on the Sheriff’s Office website.




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