The following accounts were taken from Columbia County Sheriff’s Office incident reports:
Business check reported stolen
A Martinez electrical contractor reported the theft of check from the company’s mailbox last week. Brittney Howell with Howell Electric at 4163 Wheeler Road, told deputies on Thursday, that a check for $5,635 had gone missing between March 19 and 20 after it was mailed.
Howell said the customer advised her that the check had been duplicated four times and cashed at a Georgia Bank and Trust branch on Washington Road in Augusta.