Blotter for May 7

  • Posted: Monday, May 6, 2013 10:39 p.m.

According to reports provided by the Aiken Department of Public Safety:

Eight shoplifting incidents were reported this weekend at the Walmart on Richland Avenue.

An Aiken man reported on Friday that someone keyed his car, which he left parked at a restaurant on Richland Avenue while he went to the Lobster Races downtown.

An Aiken man reported on Friday that someone egged his Lakeside Drive home.

A 57-year-old Aiken woman was detained for shoplifting on Saturday after she tried to conceal several items and leave a store without paying.

A burglary was reported at a business on Abbeville Avenue on Thursday. The owner reported a window air conditioner unit missing.

A burglary was reported at a home on Fairway Ridge Road on Friday. The owner reported that the thief entered by breaking a bedroom window and took a laptop and a television.

An Aiken woman reported on Saturday that someone egged her Shagbark Court home.

Two unknown men reportedly took three pairs of pants and a pack of orange T-shirts without paying from a store on Whiskey Road.

According to reports provided by the Aiken County Sheriff's Office:

A grave was vandalized in the Baskett-Gantt Family Cemetery in Wagener on Sunday. Officers found what appeared to be a human skull lying near a shallow brick in-ground tomb, and the site appeared to be intentionally disturbed by an unknown person. Officers also found what appeared to be a human jaw still inside the grave.

Burglaries were reported on Mayfield Road in Aiken, McShain Drive in Aiken and on Seymour Drive in North Augusta.

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