The following accounts were taken from reports filed with the Columbia County Sheriff's office.
Mobile home vandalized with ketchup
A Harlem man returned to his mobile home to find it had been vandalized with ketchup.
Steven Robert Sizemore, 43, of the 1300 block of Freeman Harris Road, returned to his home to find more than $2,000 worth of damage to his residence after vandals broke into the home, broke several windows and poured ketchup on much of the carpet and walls, according to a Columbia County Sheriff's Office incident report.
Fair employee tussle results in a head stabbing
An argument between two ride operators with Amusements of Buffalo resulted in a stab wound and a visit to the emergency room.
Michael Richard Saul, 47, of Colorado Springs, Colo., and Michael Wayne Davis, 35, of Greensboro, N.C., exchanged words after a celebration at the fairgrounds recently, a Columbia County Sheriff's Office incident report stated.
Witnesses told police that during the argument, Davis stabbed Saul in the head with a knife leaving a one-inch puncture wound on the top of his head. Saul was taken to Doctors Hospital for treatment. Davis fled the scene, but was arrested about 200-yards from the fairgrounds, the report stated.
Thief burglarized five cars in one night
Five vehicles were broken into in one night at a small apartment complex off Baston Road recently.
Lisa White Farmer, 36, of 157-C Petersburg Circle reported the dash damaged and the CD player missing from her Honda Civic, according to a Columbia County Sheriff's Office incident report. Jennifer Roseanne Page, 21, of 173-C, found the passenger window of her Ford Mustang smashed and a CD player and a necklace missing.
A window was also smashed out of a Honda Accord belonging to Julie Anna Dye, 26, of Wrens, who was visiting apartment 149-C. Similar to the others, the CD player was taken. Jonathan Burke Lawson, 21, of 163-D, reported the dash of his car was damaged and his CD player and Oakley sunglasses missing, the incident report stated.
Stephanie Michelle Barnes, 22, of 147-D, had the passenger window of her vehicle smashed out and her Army identification card, ATM card and Visa credit card were missing, the report stated.
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