Blotter for July 30

  • Posted: Monday, July 29, 2013 10:00 p.m.

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

An 82-year-old man was detained for driving under the influence on Saturday after officers saw his vehicle drifting across multiple lanes of traffic on Whiskey Road. The man smelled strongly of alcohol and was taken into custody after failing multiple field sobriety tests.

A burglary was reported at a home on Sommers Avenue on Saturday. The owner reported a television, a safe and cash missing.

A vehicle break-in was reported on Hahn Avenue on Saturday. The owner reported that the window was shattered and a lunch bag and safety glasses missing.

A Graniteville woman reported her wallet missing from her vehicle while loading groceries at a store on Richland Avenue on Friday.

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

A Warrenville man told officers he heard what he thought was a gunshot outside his home about 9:30 p.m. on Friday. He found a bullet hole in the siding outside and one in a cabinet door inside his home.

An Aiken woman reported a lawn mower and cover and a weed whacker missing from her home on Friday.

A burglary was reported at a home on Cofer Street in Wagener on Friday. The owner reported electronics missing.

Additional burglaries were reported on Williston Road in Beech Island, Old Jordan Road in Aiken, Hudson Road in Aiken, Highpointe Drive in Beech Island, Five Notch Road in North Augusta, Pinewoods Park Circle in Beech Island and Kalmia Apartments Lane in Graniteville.

A vehicle break-in was reported on Shining Star Lane in Beech Island on Friday. The owner reported a CD player and a DVD player missing.

Additional vehicle break-ins were reported on Chalk Bed Road in Graniteville and Banks Mill Road in Aiken.

Vehicles were reported stolen from Old Friar Road in Aiken, Beckham Road in Warrenville and Willow Lane in North Augusta.

A North Augusta man reported on Sunday that someone made multiple unauthorized transactions on his debit card.

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