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Columbus suspects arrested on multiple charges in LaGrange

Police arrest suspects on multiple charges in LaGrange.  (Source: AP Graphics) Police arrest suspects on multiple charges in LaGrange. (Source: AP Graphics)

LAGRANGE, GA (WTVM)- Today around 3:28 a.m. deputies with deputies with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to West Point Road, Full Metal Jacket Armory, regarding a burglar alarm call.

When they arrived on the scene, they discovered that the wall on the north side of the building had significant damage which appeared to have been caused by a vehicle.

Around 4 a.m. officers with the LaGrange Police Department were dispatched to Walmart located at New Franklin Rd., regarding a shoplifter in progress call.

While officers were investigating this incident, they found a KIA Sportage in the parking lot that had extensive damage and was determined to be stolen from Columbus and was believed to be the vehicle used on West Point Rd.

A 16-year-old juvenile from Columbus was taken into custody by LPD on several charges. Those charges include Criminal Damage to property, criminal attempt burglary, possession of a firearm during the commission of a certain crime, theft by receiving stolen property and possession of marijuana less than an ounce.

Two adult suspects fled from Walmart but have been identified as Jaquan Harris, 18 years old, and Jaylon Wesley, 20 years old, both also from Columbus.

They have been charged with two counts Criminal Damage to Property in the Second Degree, Criminal Attempt Burglary, Theft by Receiving Stolen Property, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon and Possession of a Firearm during the Commission of a Certain Crime and should be considered armed and dangerous. 

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