The following accounts were taken from reports filed with the Columbia County Sheriff's office.
Pressure washers stolen
Two pressure washers were stolen from homes on adjoining streets in Springlakes subdivision homes between 9:30 p.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m. Thursday.
Jonathan Craig Simons, 38, of the 3900 block of Allison Road, said his stainless steel Honda pressure washer - worth $2,300 - was taken from the tailgate of his pick-up truck while sitting in his driveway. Simons is owner of Simons Pressure Wash.
Timothy Dennis Lee reported his silver Coleman pressure washer was taken that same night. He said someone cut a chain to remove it from the bed of his truck. The washer is worth $3,500.
According to Columbia County Sheriff's Office incident reports, both men wish to prosecute if suspects are identified.
Construction site arson
A construction site fire left lots of PVC pipe destroyed and a portable restroom damaged.
Ernest Brent Johnson, supervisor for Medallion Construction Co., told Columbia County Sheriff's deputies someone had poured gasoline into several pieces of PVC pipe and ignited it between 4 p.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m. Thursday at a new home under construction at 214 Sarah Dr., Martinez.
The fire ruined $5,000 worth of pipe.
According to the sheriff's office incident report, Johnson will prosecute it a suspect is identified.
Air conditioning equipment missing
Heating and air conditioning equipment was stolen from a Plunkett Heating and Air Conditioning van while it was parked at Marc Yount's Tire and Auto at 4277 Washington Road, Evans.
Mark Lee Beale, heating and air technician with Plunkett, dropped the 1997 Ford Econoline van off at the service center Wednesday afternoon and ensured that it was parked behind gates on the premises. However, he is not sure if the vehicle was locked, according to the police report of the incident.
Beale noticed several items missing from the van when he returned for it Thursday morning. Missing was a cordless drill, a heating and air conditioning universal amperage probe, volt meter and digital thermometer totaling $560.
According to the Columbia County Sheriff's Office incident report, Beale wishes to prosecute if the suspect is identified.
The Martinez Fire Department responded to the following calls during the week of Aug. 18-24: structure fires, four; vehicle fires, two; controlled burn, one; natural gas leaks, two; fire alarms, six; medical calls, 27; rescue calls, seven; investigations, two; public service, one; other, five.
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