The following accounts were taken from reports filed with the Columbia County Sheriff's office.
County truck stolen, arrests made
Three men have been arrested for the theft of a Columbia County pickup truck stolen from the county landfill sometime last weekend, according Columbia County sheriff's Capt. Steve Morris.
Christopher Lee Miller, 18, of the 3700 block of Wrightsboro Road in Augusta was charged with theft by taking, interference with government and driving without a license.
Joshua Paul Mattox, 23, of the 2100 block of Slash Court in North Augusta and Johnson Hospers Stanley, 20, of the 3100 block of Wrightsboro Road, Augusta, were charged with theft by receiving stolen property and interference with government property.
According to department records, the theft was reported on Oct. 8 at the 400 block of Chamblin Road in Grovetown by Donnie Bartles, the service manager of the county landfill. Capt. Morris said the vehicle - a 1992 Ford F150 four-wheel-drive pickup - was later found the next day off Washington Road near Little River Bridge. Police found some items from the truck in the water below Thurmond Dam, but Capt. Morris said there was no property damage.
House hit with food
A Martinez woman told police Oct. 6 that someone hit her house with onions, a glass bottle of salad dressing, a bottle of dry meat and two plastic containers of yogurt, reports stated.
Rajeshwar Dave of the 500 block of Oak Chase Drive said the incident occurred around 5 p.m. Dave said she realized her house had been hit after hearing a loud noise on her roof.
There were no witnesses, and the case is considered criminal trespass.
School weapon possession
A 17-year-old Greenbrier High School student was turned over to school administrators Oct. 4. after a kitchen knife fell from his pocket during a class.
According to department records, Jeremy Randolph Story was in his fourth period class when his teacher noticed a kitchen knife with a 3 1/2 inch blade fall from his pants pocket. The teacher asked Story if the knife was his and he said that it belonged to his demonstration sales kit from his workplace. Story told authorities that he didn't realized he had left the knife in his pocket, reports showed.
Police responded, but they turned the student over to administrators for disciplinary action based on what they called a lack of intentions.
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