The following accounts were taken from reports filed with the Columbia County Sheriff's Office.
An inmate at the Columbia County Detention Center damaged a sprinkler head in his cell last Monday.
Joshua Adam King of the 300 block of Creekside Drive in Grovetown wrapped a towel around the top of the sprinkler head and yanked it out of the wall.
King's action set off the fire alarm and when the deputy on duty investigated he saw a hole in the wall of the cell with water gushing out.
King was the only person in the cell and he was transported to a holding cell.
He told deputies he did it because he was "upset" with the shift lieutenant, according to a police report.
Paint ball drive-by
A Columbia County school bus driver was hit in a paintball drive-by shooting last week.
School bus driver Betty Ann Hood of Harlem said someone driving a black Jeep Cherokee shot her bus with a paintball gun last Tuesday afternoon while she was driving her route on Mullikin Road in Evans in the area of Hamilton Crossing subdivision.
The bus was struck several times and Hood was struck at least once when one of the shots broke through her side window.
Hood told police that the same thing happened at the same time and place the day before this incident.
While visiting a home in Appling, a woman saw two people having sex in the back yard.
LuAnne Cooper of Warrenton told police she saw a naked man and woman on a dock behind a residence on the 6100 block of Ridge Road in Appling.
Cooper began calling 911 and told the couple she was calling the police when they left, according to a report.
Cooper described to authorities the vehicle each person was driving and gave them their license-tag numbers.
A local businessman called the sheriff's office to report that someone sent him child pornography over the Internet.
John Rodger Otey, vice president of Remax Masters at 4316 Washington Road in Evans, told police that an e-mail came to him on his business computer on Apr. 18 that was labeled "Kiddy-Porn."
Otey said that he did not open the e-mail, but it was still on his computer, according to a police report.
He said he would keep the e-mail for a few days until the proper authorities could review it.
The following accounts were taken from reports filed with the McDuffie County Sheriff's Office.
Two North Carolina men were arrested for possession of narcotics early Wednesday morning, according to a McDuffie County Sheriff's report. Isaiah Samuel of Fair Bluff, N.C. and Reginald Moore of Fayetteville, N.C. were pulled over by a Georgia State Patrol trooper around 1:30 a.m. for a missing tag light.
As the trooper searched the vehicle, Moore started running away from the car. As he ran, he threw a bag on the ground. Police later found a bag containing more than two ounces of cocaine near where Moore ran. Samuel was charged with driving with a suspended license and possession of marijuana, which police say was found under his car seat. Moore was arrested for possession of cocaine.
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