According to reports provided by the Aiken Department of Public Safety:
Four batteries were reported stolen from machinery at a construction site on Silver Bluff Road on Monday.
A 53-year-old Aiken man reported on Monday that he was scammed by a man asking for change for a $100 bill. The victim said the man approached him on a bicycle in a parking lot on Hampton Avenue and asked for change for a $100 bill. The man gave the suspect the money, but found out later that the $100 bill he was given was counterfeit.
A bicycle was reported stolen from outside Aiken Mall on Monday.
According to reports provided by the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office:
The manager of a rental car company in Aiken reported on Monday that an unknown person cut a hole in the gas tank of a vehicle to steal gasoline.
A 41-year-old Aiken woman reported a phone scam on Monday after an unknown man called her and said she owed the IRS $9,700, and she had committed tax fraud.
A North Augusta man reported vandalism on Monday after someone wrote a racial slur on his vehicle and damaged the vehicle’s paint while it was parked on Kirby Drive.
A burglary was reported on Main Street in Graniteville on Monday. The owner reported money and jewelry missing.
Additional burglaries were reported on Kerr Street in Belvedere and Pine Street in Warrenville.
Vehicle break-ins were reported on Fox Pond Road in Aiken and Pine Street in Warrenville.
Vehicles were reported stolen from Old Bell Road in Aiken, Goldview Drive in Aiken and Vanest Road in Ridge Spring.