The following accounts were taken from Columbia County Sheriff’s Office incident reports:
Equipment reported stolen
Authorities were looking Thursday for someone who stole more than $75,000 worth of fiber optic equipment from a truck at a hotel near Interstate 20.
A Vertex Communications technician from Charlotte, N.C., called authorities early Tuesday stating his truck was parked at a hotel on Jimmie Dyess Parkway Monday evening. Overnight, someone stole $78,250 worth of fiber optic materials and equipment from the bed of his truck.