Blotter for Feb. 24
According to reports provided by the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office:
An Aiken woman reported on Saturday that the front door of her home on Plum Road had been forced open and that “various items” were missing from inside the house. She said she had been staying in a motel because she had no power.
A North Augusta woman reported on Saturday that she noticed that her debit card was missing from her pocketbook while attending a party at a house on Teresa Avenue on Friday night. When she called the card issuer to report that the card had been stolen, the company told her at had been used at an ATM at a bank on Knox Avenue.
A 23-year-old Augusta man was arrested for possession of marijuana on Sunday after an anonymous complainant reported a suspicious vehicle on Tavelle Plantation Drive near U.S. 278 in Beech Island. The vehicle was parked on the side of the road. The responding officer saw a Tupperware container on the passenger seat with a green leafy substance inside that appeared to be marijuana. The officer detained the subject and then searched the vehicle. A pipe with a green leafy substance in it, a wooden grinder, a homemade packing device and a cigar cutter were in the Tupperware container. A pill bottle with a green leafy substance inside was in the vehicle’s console.
A Ridge Spring man, who lives on Dairy Road, reported on Saturday that someone had dumped 32 large vehicle tires on the side of Boatwright Hill Road. The responding officer observed that some of the tires were blocking the roadway.
An Aiken woman reported on Saturday that someone took a tricycle from out of a backyard on Abbeville Avenue without permission.
An 87-year-old Aiken woman reported on Saturday that there was a suspicious vehicle parked behind a cinder block building on her property on Pipeline Road. The 1989 Buick Park Avenue had been stolen from a woman on Banks Mill Road. The responding officer reported that the car’s steering column had been damaged.
An Aiken woman reported on Saturday that there had been a burglary at her home on Adams Avenue. She said someone had entered her house through a window near the back door. The inside of the home had been ransacked, but she said nothing was missing. The responding officer found a footprint on a dining room chair near where the unknown subject had entered through the window.
A Waynesboro, Ga., man reported on Sunday that his vehicle had been stolen while he was doing maintenance work for a business on Augusta Road in Warrenville. The victim said the vehicle was unsecured and that he had left its keys on the floorboard.
A North Augusta woman reported on Saturday that several sterling silver necklaces were missing from her home on Loper Drive.