The following accounts were taken from reports filed with the Columbia County Sheriff's office.
Lottery tickets missing
More than 1,100 Georgia lottery tickets were reported missing from the Martinez Winn Dixie on Furys Ferry Road Feb. 18.
Donald Joseph Angermeier, the store manager, told police that a recent inventory showed 1,157 tickets had been stolen from a machine inside an office, reports showed.
Georgia lottery officials were notified of the missing tickets and their numbers. At the time of the report, there were no suspects. The case is considered theft by taking.
A 33-year-old North Augusta man was arrested in Columbia County on Feb. 19 after police discovered he was running a business without a Georgia license and was wanted in another county.
Brian Joseph Carroll, of the 1300 block of Edgefield Road, was charged with engaging in business without a license and was being held for Henry County authorities for two counts of forgery, according to records.
Carroll was arrested after he reportedly approached a woman on Fieldstone Drive in Grovetown and asked whether she wanted her driveway to be repaved. A deal was made, but the woman changed her mind after talking to her son, reports showed. At that point, Carroll allegedly became confrontational and the woman called police. A deputy discovered Carroll had only a South Carolina business license and was a wanted man.
School property damaged
A window at Evans Elementary School was found criminally damaged on Feb. 19.
Amy Zoeckler Wright, the school's principal, said the damage, estimated at $100, was to a door window at the west end of the school's gymnasium, a sheriff's report stated.
The case is considered interference with government property.
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