The following accounts were taken from reports filed with the Columbia County Sheriff's office.
Asphalt roller stolen
An asphalt roller valued at more than $55,000 was reported stolen from an Interstate 20 work site near Appling on Oct. 25.
David Franklin River, a project manager at the site, said the roller had been removed from the median at mile marker 180, records showed.
Police searched the area, but nothing was found. The case is considered felony theft by taking.
Snake found in mail
An Evans man told police Oct. 29 that someone had placed a dead snake inside his mailbox.
Kenneth Wayne Jones of the 500 block of Brandywine Drive said he discovered the dead snake placed on top of his mail when he opened his mailbox, reports showed. Reports did not say what type the snake was.
The case is considered criminal trespass.
More than $400 was reported stolen from the school vault at Lakeside High School on Oct. 24.
Lisa Robertson Weaver, a teacher at the Blue Ridge Drive school, said she had placed an envelope containing $440 inside the school vault Oct. 18, reports stated.
The money was discovered missing Oct. 24. According to records, the vault is open during school hours and is accessible to most faculty members. Roxanne Matthys, the school's campus officer, said that there were several school functions during the weekend before Oct. 24 and an unknown amount of people had a key to the vault.
A recently closed golf supply store on Columbia Road in Evans was found damaged Oct. 25.
According to a report filed with the sheriff's office, two French doors had been knocked off their hinges, a large hole had been punched in a sheet rock wall and a toilet was missing from Augusta Golf Center.
Mathew David Mills, a real estate agent for Blanchard and Calhoun, discovered the damage, which was valued at more than $300. Reports showed that the incident could have occurred between Oct. 11 and Oct. 25.
Mills is in charge of selling the business' property.
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