Crime Briefs for Feb. 7
Officials investigate grand larceny
Aiken Public Safety is investigating a case of grand larceny that allegedly happened at an assisted living facility, according to reports.
The 84-year-old victim told officers he and his wife live in an assisted living apartment on Aiken.
Sometime between Monday and Tuesday, someone took a metal lock box that the couple keeps under their bed, according to the report. Inside the box were the woman’s Social Security card, cash and more than 50 pieces of jewelry.
Man detained for disorderly conductA West Virginia man was detained for disorderly conduct after he reportedly became belligerent with officers who pulled him over for driving without his headlights on, according to a report.
Officers on Monday saw a Ford Focus at the intersection of Richland Avenue and Waterloo Street without its headlights on, according to the report. Officers conducted a traffic stop near Seminole Street and found the driver to be “mildly intoxicated.”
The suspect was asked if there was anybody officers could call to drive him home, and he agreed to let them call him a cab.
While an officer was writing a warning for the headlight violation, the suspect began to curse while speaking with a second officer, according to the report. After being warned by officers not to use profanity, the man began grunting, and pounded the trunk of his vehicle with closed fists. He was detained for disorderly conduct and taken to the Aiken County detention center.