The following accounts were taken from reports from the Columbia County Sheriff’s office:
Online date harasses man after learning he’s married
An Evans man told deputies Tuesday that a woman he met through on online dating site harassed him at work after learning he was married.
The 28-year-old man said he met the woman on Zoosk and they dated for a few weeks. She bought him an amplifier for his car, but after discovering he was married, the woman asked to be repaid. The man agreed.
The man said the woman came to his Evans workplace on Monday and created a scene. Some of the man’s coworkers heard the woman say she was going to get him. A deputy called the woman and warned her not to return to the business.
On Tuesday, the man said he returned from driving his route and found two tires on his Honda Accord slashed. Video surveillance footage showed a car belonging to the woman’s brother driving into the employee parking area. Deputies questioned the woman, who denied being at the business Tuesday.
Student caught with alcohol at Grovetown
Authorities charged a Grovetown High School student after she was caught with alcohol at school Tuesday.
A 15-year-old female student and an 18-year-old male classmate were seen on school video surveillance cameras returning to the school campus just before 10 a.m. The pair left school not long after arriving that morning.
A school official said both students were seen drinking from a squeeze bottle while inside the school. The bottle tested positive for alcohol, though both students tested negative. The teen admitted going home and bringing the alcohol back.
The teen was charged as an unruly juvenile and released to her parents. Her classmate wasn’t charged because he didn’t possess the alcohol.
Man marries another before divorce is final
A woman told authorities Wednesday that her estranged husband is a bigamist.
The 52-year-old woman said she and her husband were married for 11 years and are in the process of divorcing. The divorce isn’t final.
The man left the woman and her son and applied for a marriage license to marry another woman. The pair were married in Savannah on Feb. 24.
School portables are burglarized
A Lakeside High School official called authorities Monday after discovering someone burglarized two portables at the school.
Between 5 and 6 a.m. April 13, two white men, one wearing a hooded sweatshirt over his face and another wearing a hoodie that didn’t cover his face, broke into the Special Education portable behind the school. The men stole 36 Nintendo video games and a Forte writing device.
The men also broke into a second portable and stole a projector. The officials said the men were unable to get into a maintenance room after breaking off the door knob and cutting a padlock.
Several homes in neighborhood are vandalized
Someone broke into and spray-painted graffiti inside several homes in a Grovetown neighborhood.
A realtor showing homes in Cedar Hill subdivision Monday morning said someone spray-painted graffiti on interior walls of two homes on Cedar Hill Drive. The realtor said she didn’t keep the homes locked, but will secure them from now on. She suspects juveniles on spring break from school did the damage.
Someone also spray-painted graffiti inside two homes owned by Beazley Homes Inc. on Warwick Street in the same neighborhood. One of the homes was painted in an upstairs room. The other home, which is still under construction, was damaged. The siding and the wooden studs were pushed out of place from the outside. Some graffiti also was found on the outside of the home.