Police blotter for May 13
According to reports provided by the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office:
A 23-year-old North Augusta woman reported on Saturday that the back window of her vehicle had been broken and a CD player was missing. The vehicle, which had broken down, was parked in the vicinity of U.S. Route 1 and Teapot Road.
A burglary was reported at a home on Ascauga Lake Road in Graniteville on Friday. A front window was shattered and a door was left open. Multiple guns and ammunition were missing.
A burglary was reported at a home on Two Oaks Road in Beech Island on Saturday. Trailers and construction equipment were missing. A lock to a gate was cut and a front window in a shed was broken.
A vehicle tag was reported missing from a vehicle parked on Sarah Street in Warrenville on Saturday.
A 56-year-old Graniteville man reported on Friday that his prescription pain medication was missing from his home on Hard Street.
A 71-year-old man reported on Saturday that two checks he had placed in the mailbox at his residence on Long Shadow Drive in Aiken were missing. He said neither check had been deposited yet.
The owner of AMAN Institute on Whiskey Road reported on Saturday that the glass front door of the business had been vandalized.
A 49-year-old Graniteville man reported on Friday that another man had threated to “put two bullets” in him if he lost his job and slammed the door of a vehicle on the victim’s left ankle in an incident on Pine Street in Graniteville.
A 33-year-old Warrenville man reported on Friday that someone had kicked his vehicle, causing a dent in the tailgate, in an incident on Elizabeth Street.
A 33-year-old Wagener man reported on Friday that an unknown person had left the scene after hitting his vehicle on Dominion Drive in Aiken. The responding officer observed damage to the vehicle’s front and back passenger side doors.
A 48-year-old North Augusta woman reported on Friday that an unknown male had removed her purse from her vehicle, setting off the car alarm, while it was parked at a location on Jefferson Davis Highway in Langley. The woman said a witness described the incident to her.
A 64-year-old man who lives on Pine Log Road in Warrenville reported on Friday that an unknown person wrote a check using his account information without his authorization.
An unknown male allegedly took Budweiser Light beer from Sprint Food Store on Sand Bar Ferry Road in Beech Island without paying on Friday.
A shoplifting incident involving an unknown male was reported at Hot Spot on Main Street in New Ellenton on Friday.
An arc welder was reported missing from the rear porch of a residence on Small Ridge Road in Aiken on Thursday.
A 71-year-old woman living on Irene Street in North Augusta reported on Thursday that a Wells Fargo representative told her a hold had been placed on her account “due to a suspicious transaction on Walmart.com for $110.72.” She said she did not make or authorize the transaction. The woman had contacted Wells Fargo after two transactions involving her check card did not “go through.”
A burglary was reported at a residence in Beech Island on Thursday. A 36-year-old man said a PlayStation 3 with a controller and a Wii game system with two controllers were missing from his residence.
A 40-year-old Warrenville man reported on Thursday that another man walking on Harrison Road pointed a shotgun at him and then fired it into the air. The victim said he had asked the unknown subject to stop cursing.
A pink and purple motorcycle was reported missing on Wednesday from a residence on Carolina Springs Road in North Augusta after it had been left there because it had run out of gas.
A 44-year-old North Augusta man reported on Thursday that an Aiken man allegedly had taken two Airsoft guns and a bottle of vodka from the victim’s residence on Claypit Road.
A 47-year-old Aiken man reported on Friday that he found the front door of his residence on Battle Court in Aiken open and that the door jam had been broken.
A 51-year-old Bath man reported on Thursday that several tools were stolen from the backyard of his residence on Bay Streeet.
A 74-year-old Beech Island woman, who lives on Graystone Drive, reported on Thursday that when she attempted to file her taxes, she was told that her Social Security number already had been used to file taxes.
A 30-year-old Aiken woman reported on Thursday that, following an argument, a 35-year-old Aiken woman allegedly threw a bottle, breaking the front window of her 2000 Cadillac Seville, which was parked on Whispering Pines Terrace in Aiken. The latter woman also was accused of breaking the driver’s side window and all the rear taillights of the car. In addition, she allegedly forced open the vehicle’s trunk and poured sugar and “dish soap” into the car’s gas tank. In another report made on the same day, an Aiken man said the same 35-year-old woman had “sold” him the Cadillac Seville for $300 for scrap and that he later found out that she did not own the car.
A golf cart owned by Westcliffe Landscape Co. on Whiskey Road was reported missing on Thursday from a location on Warehouse Road. The cart had been used at a horse show.
A burglary was reported on Thursday at Coastal Recycling on Edgefield Highway in Aiken. A 28-year-old man said that $3,945 was missing from a cabinet.
A 1996 white Buick Park Avenue was reported stolen from a location on Ascauga Lake Road in Graniteville on Thursday.
A 28-year-old Gloverville woman reported on Thursday that a German Concept 600-watt amplifier, two 12-inch speakers, a speaker box and three cell phone chargers were missing from her Chevrolet truck that was parked at her residence on Myrtle Street.
A 43-year-old Beech Island man reported on Thursday that a hydraulic floor jack, two 10-gallon aquariums and an aluminum grill were taken from the yard of his residence on Koger Loop. Also missing were rugs, PVC pipes and fittings and houseplants. The man said the items were in the yard because he was in the process of moving.
A Beech Island man reported that a German Shepherd-mix dog “went missing” from his residence on Silver Bluff Road. He said that he and a witness later heard the dog while walking in the woods and found it in a locked storage shed on an adjacent piece of property. They could see the dog through a window in the shed. The responding officer also saw the dog in the building, but “exhausted all avenues” in attempts to find contact information for the property’s owner and to confirm who owned the dog. “Animal control” representatives determined the dog wasn’t in distress and appeared to be in good health, so it was left in the building. The responding officer reported that a contact request was posted on the property.