The following accounts were taken from reports filed with the Columbia County Sheriff's office.
Bedroom criminal trespass
A Martinez man told police his next-door neighbor entered his bedroom Dec. 2 while he was sleeping to complain about his barking dog.
According to a report filed with the sheriff's office, Mark Fowler Robertson of the 200 block of Anneswood Drive said he was sleeping when something woke him up. He said he then saw his neighbor, Lauren Woodruff Kitchens, standing in his bedroom and complaining about his dog's barking.
Robertson said his front door wasn't locked that night, and Kitchens admitted to entering the house uninvited, records showed.
Robertson didn't wish to prosecute, but the case was considered criminal trespass.
Suspicious letter sent to court
A suspicious letter sent to Columbia County's Probate Court was turned over to police for an investigation Nov. 30.
The letter, which was received at the court by clerk Elizabeth Edwards, was addressed to the FBI, Columbia, and had Pat Hardaway, Probate Court listed as the return address, records showed.
The letter had been stamped undeliverable by the U.S. Postal Service. Probate Court was advised by the postal service to notify the Columbia County Sheriff's Office for an investigation.
The letter was taken as evidence and brought to the Columbia County Detention Center for safekeeping. By the time of the report, a determination had not been made on where the letter had come from or why it was sent.
Open school doors reported
Unsecured doors at three Columbia County high schools were found by police after normal school hours Dec. 1 and 2.
According to reports filed with the sheriff's office, the open doors were discovered at Lakeside High School, Evans High and Greenbrier High.
In all three cases, nothing was found damaged or missing. The report detailing Lakeside's open door did not list where the door is located on school grounds.
The one at Evans was to portable classroom No. 9, while the one at Greenbrier was to the school's gymnasium, records showed.
Meanwhile, two windows were reported broken Dec. 1 at Blue Ridge Elementary School in Evans. The windows are at the southeast corner of the school and were broken by someone who apparently threw something through them, reports stated.
Martinez Fire Department activity report for Nov. 25-Dec. 1:
Vehicle fires, four; controlled burns, three; fire alarms, four; medical calls, 16; rescue calls, eight; carbon monoxide, one; bomb threat, one; investigations, three; public service, one; public safety assistance, one; other, one.
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