The following accounts were taken from reports filed with the Columbia County Sheriff's office.
Computers taken, returned
A recently terminated employee of Electrolux Home Products, 250 Bobby Jones Expressway in Martinez, was accused of stealing two computers from the office Monday afternoon.
Electrolux Manager Danny Wayne Dailey told police that the former employee was fired prior to May 3. However, the woman entered the business on May 3 using her work I.D. that had never been turned in. Dailey then told officers that the woman took two IBM computers and, after an internal investigation, she was contacted and questioned.
Dailey said that the woman gave the computers to a co-worker, who returned them on May 5 without damage, according to the incident report.
Although the computers were returned, Dailey said he still wishes to prosecute.
A Martinez man was beaten up after taking a car ride with a stranger.
Kenneth Dean Harris Jr. of the 100 block of Sunnywood Drive in Martinez told officers that he was supposed to meet a female at the gas station beside the Woodbridge subdivision, but he was unable to provide a description of the woman.
While waiting Harris said he was approached by an unknown man, who asked him if he wanted to go to a "social gathering" behind The Car Store at 4750 Washington Road in Evans. Harris agreed and once the arrived at the location, he said another vehicle pulled up behind him in the parking lot.
Harris said at that time the unknown male and possibly two others began to beat him up. Harris was unable to provide deputies with a description of his attackers.
The deputy noted in the police report that Harris had visible injuries, but refused medical treatment.
A Grovetown man is suspected of holding a gun on a Martinez man.
Michael James Henderson of the 200 block of Hillbrook Drive in Martinez told police that the man held a shotgun on him at the man's home on the 4400 block of Wrightsboro Road in Grovetown.
Henderson said he became involved in a verbal argument with the man on May 11. The argument became heated and the man threatened Henderson with bodily harm, according to the police report.
Henderson said that the man then tried to hit him with a step ladder. When he missed and Henderson took a step toward him, the man dropped the ladder and went inside his apartment.
Henderson said that the man came back outside carrying what looked like a double-barreled shotgun, pointing it at him and saying that he was going to kill him.
Henderson said that he told the that other family members were present and defused the situation.
A deputy wrote in an incident report that he got a witness statement from Edna Nobles, Henderson's mother, and Elizabeth Tinnel, Henderson's step-sister, because they were unable to write at the time of the report.
Nobles said Henderson and the man did argue, and she saw the man point a gun at Henderson and say, "I'll kill him."
Tinnel said she heard the argument, heard a mention of a gun, but did not see one. She did say she went back into the residence and saw an open box of shotgun shells on the floor and heard the man say, "I would have shot Michael."
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