Blotter for April 18

  • Posted: Wednesday, April 17, 2013 11:34 p.m.
    UPDATED: Thursday, April 18, 2013 8:37 a.m.

An Aiken woman was detained for shoplifting on Monday after she was caught concealing items in her purse at a grocery store on Whiskey Road, according to police reports.

A 47-year-old Aiken man was detained for shoplifting on Monday after he allegedly cut a Tracfone from its packaging and placed it into his pocket, according to police reports.

A 41-year-old Aiken woman was detained for shoplifting on Monday after she allegedly concealed $260 in merchandise in her purse at a store on Whiskey Road, according to police reports.

An 18-year-old Aiken man was detained for shoplifting on Tuesday after he entered a store on Whiskey Road, took off his own shoes, put on shoes from a display rack and tried to walk out of the store without paying for the shoes, according to police reports.

An Aiken woman reported a handgun missing from her Alfred Street home on Wednesday, according to police reports. The homeowner reportedly had a maintenance crew in her home and told the crew members to lock the door when they left. She later returned home and realized the gun was missing.

Vehicle break-ins on Old Airport Road and Citizens Park were reported to Aiken Public Safety on Tuesday. A purse, jewelry and credit and debit cards were reported missing.

The Aiken County Sheriff's Office responded to burglaries on Honeybee Lane in Graniteville, Glenwood Drive in Warrenville, Columbia Highway in Ridge Spring and Grey Fox Road in Williston.

A Beech Island woman reported on Wednesday that someone used her personal information to open a cell phone account, according to a sheriff's report.

Vehicles were reported stolen from Edgefield Road in North Augusta and L&L Lane in Aiken on Wednesday, according to the Sheriff's Office.

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