Tuesday, September 2, 2014
According to reports provided by North Augusta Public Safety:
A North Augusta man reported that on July 4 he received a call that he had won $450,000. He was told that he would need to send $788 via Wal-Mart to a Wal-Mart in California, then received another call that the courier would need $480 to have the money delivered. That money was sent to a CPA company in Rome, Georgia. He then received another call for $225, and on Aug. 27 he received another call asking for money. The man reported that one of the numbers was a gaming commission in Washington.
A woman from Johnston reported that she lost her purse in the store on Knox Avenue.
An Aiken man reported that the storage doors on his motorcycle were opened on Aug. 26. The subject took a bag containing an Apple iPad (valued at $300), a portable printer ($100), a Garmin GPS ($100) and his prescription medication (Hydrocodone $400). The incident took place at a store on Knox Avenue.
A woman from North Augusta was arrested and jailed on Aug. 26 for shoplifting clothes from a store on Edgefield Road.
On Aug. 26, a woman from Augusta reported that her stolen EBT card was used in a store on Knox Avenue.