A 13-year-old boy was charged with carrying a weapon on school grounds after an employee at the middle school he attends found him with a 5.5-inch blade knife, according to a public safety report. The child was booked and released to his mother, who told officers he received the knife as a gift and accidentally left it in his book bag.


A 22-year-old Trenton woman was detained for shoplifting after she allegedly concealed several items in her purse at Walmart on Whiskey Road on Wednesday.


A vehicle break-in was reported on Governor’s Lane on Wednesday.


The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office responded to a burglary on Rosin Court in Aiken on Wednesday. The burglar reportedly entered through an open window and took a PlayStation 3 game console.


A vehicle was reported stolen from Seymour Drive in North Augusta on Wednesday.


The Sheriff’s Office responded to a shoplifting at Reid’s on Jefferson Davis Highway in Burnettown on Wednesday, during which a man reportedly pushed a shopping cart full of beer out the door without paying.


A vehicle break-in was reported on Cherokee Drive in North Augusta on Wednesday.


Two vehicle break-ins were reported on Pendleton Street on Wednesday. In both instances, a window had been shattered, and wallets and purses were reported missing.