Crime Blotter for Dec. 20

  • Posted: Wednesday, December 19, 2012 9:52 p.m.

A Langley woman reported to Aiken Public Safety that her purse was stolen after she left it in a shopping cart at a business on Park Avenue.

An 18-year-old student was detained for third-degree assault and battery after he reportedly assaulted another male student on Tuesday for “talking stuff about him on Facebook.”

A Barnwell woman reported on Wednesday that someone threw eggs on her vehicle while it was parked outside Aiken Mall on Tuesday.

Two Aiken men were detained for shoplifting after they were caught taking merchandise into a restroom, unwrapping the items and placing them into a backpack.

A 32-year-old Aiken woman was detained for driving under the influence after she was pulled over by officers on Gyles Road for reckless driving. She was taken into custody after failing multiple field sobriety tests.

An Aiken woman reported that someone vandalized her vehicle while it was parked outside her Washington Circle Home. All the painted surfaces had been scratched deeply, and some words had also been carved into the paint.

A 48-year-old man was detained for disorderly conduct at Waffle House on Pine Log Road on Wednesday after exhibiting signs of intoxication.

Vehicle break-ins were reported to Aiken Public Safety on Tuesday on Florence Street and Carriage Drive.

Burglaries were reported to the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office on Old Friar Road in Aiken, Old Cherokee Drive in Clearwater, Pine Log Road in Beech Island and Confederate Road in Aiken.

A vehicle break-in was reported to the Sheriff’s Office on Amos Court in North Augusta on Tuesday. Signs of forced entry were visible, and the owner reported electronics, a wedding ring, clothing and cash missing.

A shoplifting was reported at the Wawa Express store on Jefferson Davis Highway in Clearwater on Tuesday.

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