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Police Blotter, Dec. 15, 2013

Waterworks sign broken

Posted: December 15, 2013 - 12:01am

The following accounts were taken from Columbia County Sheriff’s Office incident reports:

Waterworks sign broken

A Columbia County Water Utility manager called authorities Monday after discovering someone broke the digital sign at the new administrative offices.

The manager said she arrived at work at about 9:45 a.m. and noticed the digital sign in front of the offices at 2140 William Few Parkway wasn’t working. She said she found holes in several parts of the $45,000 sign.

The damage was done between 5 p.m. on Dec. 7 and 9:45 a.m. Monday.

Water Utility officials said they’d review the surveillance camera footage and report any suspicious activity.

Thief used man’s long-distance minutes

An Evans man said Monday that someone accessed his cell phone account and used all his long-distance calling minutes.

The 63-year-old man said that between Dec. 7 and Monday at noon, someone got his personal information and accessed his cell phone account. The man said he received a text message from his provider stating that he’d exceeded his $200 limit on long-distance calls. The calls were made to Cuba.

Rims, tires stolen from dealership vehicle

An employee of an Evans car dealership called deputies Tuesday to report that someone stole rims and tires from a new vehicle on the lot.

The employee of Gerald Jones Honda said between 6 p.m. Monday and 9 a.m. Tuesday someone stole four Bridgestone tires and silver alloy rims from a new vehicle parked on the lot at 4022 Washington Road. The thief stole $4,238 worth of rims and tires and left the car sitting on concrete blocks.

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