The following accounts were taken from reports filed with the Columbia County Sheriff's office.
Student expelled, charged
A Harlem High School student was expelled and charged with disorderly conduct by the sheriff's office after he embarrassed a schoolteacher last week.
According to a the police report, Aaron Joseph Heath, 19, embarrassed teacher Kathryn Young Storey, 33, by undoing her bra strap in front of other students.
Storey told authorities that after the final school bell rang, she stood outside her classroom monitoring the students leaving for the day. During that time, Heath approached her and placed his hand on her back and unhooked her bra.
Storey said that she then returned to her classroom and informed school officials. The next day, the school called the sheriff's office to report the incident.
According to a police report, someone stole a Black Angus bull from a cow pasture belonging to John Mitchell Harriss of the 6000 block of Harriss Hammond Road in Harlem.
The report states that the theft of the bull, worth $1,500, took place Jan. 7, but Harriss reported the crime March 18. Police contacted the Georgia Department of Agriculture about the theft, who will contact Harriss.
Car electronic theft
Two vehicles parked next to each other were broken into Tuesday at the Evans 12 Cinema.
According to a police report, theater concessions clerk Jessica Monique Swindle, 17, of Martinezsaid someone took a $250 car stereo and 100 compact discs worth about $1,700 out of her 1996 Honda Civic. Mark Michaels, 42, of Martinez had a Panasonic plasma in-dash flip television, worth about $1,200, a $600 Panasonic 7-inch mounted TV and a SM satellite radio worth about $350 taken from his 2001 Ford Expedition.
According to a police report, while Swindle was working and Michaels was watching a movie, the someone broke the rear window out of each vehicle to gain access to the items inside.
Culpepper Ford manager Hollie Earl McManus told police March 17 that someone stole a single tire and rim off a Taurus.
A police report stated that someone took a silver rim and left-front tire off the car that was parked on the sales lot. McManus told deputies that he found the car sitting on the ground with the tire missing.
A deputy wrote that no damage was visible to the vehicle at the time of the report, and there were no suspects.
Martinez Fire Department activity report for March 2-8: structure fires, four; grass fire, one; vehicle fires, four; controlled burns, six; fire alarms, three; natural gas leak, one; carbon monoxide, one; medical calls, 18; rescue calls, four; investigations, three; public service, one; other, two.
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