Blotter for June 2
According to reports provided by the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office:
An Aiken man reported on Saturday that another Aiken man slapped him in the face and pointed a handgun at him after accusing him of cheating during an argument about a card game. The incident took place at the victim’s house on Green Road.
An Aiken man who lives on Old Friar Road reported on Friday that a woman had taken his ATM card. The woman agreed to return the card to the victim. After she did, both parties signed a property receipt.
A Warrenville woman reported on Friday that items had been taken from her purse while she was asleep at her home on Myrtle Street. She said her boyfriend was the only person in the house at the time and that he “did not see” anyone remove the items.
An Aiken woman reported on Saturday that a man who lives at the same address punched her in the face and head with a closed fist during an argument that took place at her home on North Street. The responding officer didn’t observe any visible signs of injury.
A Warrenville man reported on Saturday that a door to a shed was open at a neighbor’s property on Glenwood Drive. The complainant said he had seen people “constantly going” onto the property and taking things. He also said he had seen a black vehicle stop in front of the property and then leave. The owner of the property is incarcerated at the Aiken County Detention Center.
A Georgia woman reported on Saturday that someone forced entry into a storage shed at a home on Riverbend Drive in Beech Island and stole an item from the shed. She also said that someone had sprayed paint on the property. The shed’s doorframe was damaged.
A Clearwater woman reported on Saturday that a man put his hands around her throat and pushed her away during an argument about a bank card at her home on Storm Branch Road. The responding officer did not observe any visible signs of injury.
A North Augusta woman accused a man of punching her several times in the face during an incident that took place at their home on Cherokee Drive on Saturday. The responding officer observed lacerations on the victim’s chin, forehead and left eye. According to the officer, the woman also complained about a “nonvisible’ injury to her left cheek. The victim declined to be examined by emergency medical services personnel.
A Warrenville woman reported on Saturday that someone broke into her house on Schley Street and tried to steal an air conditioner from a living room window. She said she found the unit “half hanging out of” the window. The victim added that a screen was missing from a bedroom window. The responding officer found pry marks on the house’s rear door and damage on the bottom of the door where it had been pulled away from the doorjamb. The officer also found a 12-inch butcher’s knife on the home’s back porch that was bent and appeared to have been used as a pry tool. The victim said the knife didn’t belong to her.
A 33-year-old North Augusta woman was arrested for criminal domestic violence on Saturday during an incident that took place in a house on Napier Lane. After a report from an anonymous caller, the responding officer found the woman being restrained in a chokehold by a man on a couch in the home. The man said he and the woman had been living together off and on for 13 years and that there had been an argument over a Kindle and an ashtray. The man said the woman began pushing him on the couch and that he “put her” in a chokehold to control her. The man had scratches on both sides of his neck and chest as well as a cut on his nose. The woman had scratches on her neck.