The following accounts were taken from reports filed with the Columbia County Sheriff's Office.
Two residents of Applecross Apartments reported they had items stolen from them.
Diane Smith told police her purse, which contained her checkbook and house and car keys, was stolen from the complex's laundry room Sunday night.
Also, a 1988 Cadillac Coupe de Ville was stolen from the parking lot outside Sandra Elaine Scruggs' apartment between Saturday and Sunday night, according to a Columbia County Sheriff's Office report. The car was locked, and Scruggs said she had all its keys for the vehicle, the report stated.
A Grovetown woman returned home to find her mobile home had been burglarized.
Diane Marie Karaffa, of the 200 block of VFW Road, told police that she came home and found the back door of her mobile home pried open and a stereo/CD player missing, according to a Columbia County Sheriff's Office report.
Investigator Robert Torres was called to the scene, and the case was turned over to him, the report stated.
Trash can mishap
A trash can found in the street is thought to have been what damaged a Grovetown man's truck.
Police were called early Sunday morning regarding a garbage can in the road of the Orchard Hill subdivision. The can was found on the 4900 block of Orchard Hill Drive in front of a residence belonging to Mark A. Niklinski, according to a Columbia County Sheriff's Office report. The can was owned by Priscilla Piper Lamb, also of the 4900 block of Orchard Hill Drive, who told police that someone pulled it down the street and damaged it.
When the police located the can, deputies also noticed a rear taillight broken on Niklinski's pick-up truck, which was parked on the street on front of his home, the report stated. The taillight was not damaged when he went to bed Saturday, the report stated.
Several vehicles egged
Vehicles in neighborhoods close to each other were damaged by eggs Saturday night.
Jeese Marshall Norris Jr., of the 4500 block of Plantation Road, Martinez, told police that between 8 p.m. and 11 p.m., someone threw an egg at the passenger door of his 2003 Dodge Ram 1500, causing $250 of paint damage, according to a Columbia County Sheriff's Office report.
Mark Hilliard, of the 300 block of Oak Chase Lane, reported similar paint damage to his 2002 Dodge Ram 1500, the report stated. Hilliard told police that someone came to his residence between 8 and 9:15 p.m. and threw an egg at the truck.
Jason Paul Rote, of the 3900 block of Braddock St., Martinez, told police that the driver's door of his 1998 Plymouth Neon received scratches from an egg thrown at it while it was parked in front of a residence on the 4500 block of Colonial Road, Martinez, according to a report.
Burglars get charge slips
Burglars who broke into a Martinez carpet shop got away with a box of charge slips.
Police responded to an alarm at The Carpet Warehouse, 476 B-3 Flowing Wells Road, at about 10 p.m. Saturday night, according to a Columbia County Sheriff's Office report. When the deputy arrived, he found burglars had thrown a large rock through the front door and entered the business.
Russell Charles Kirkland, the manager, was notified and told police that burglars took a cash box filled with charge slips from a desk drawer in the office, the report stated.
If a suspect is identified, Kirkland said he would prosecute.
Car stolen from yard
A Harlem man, who recently spent a month in Florida, told police that a car and other items were missing when he returned.
Nicholas Eugene Jacobs, of the 1200 block of Grant Road, told police that when he came home Saturday an air compressor, fishing reels and his 1973 Pontiac GTO, worth $1,000, were missing from his yard, according to a Columbia County Sheriff's Office report.
The GTO was listed as missing in the sheriff's office computer because of lack of a Vehicle Identification Number, the report stated.
A Martinez man called police to stop his mother-in-law from calling his residence.
Christopher James Pierson, of the 4000 block of Oregon Trail, Grovetown, told police that between 11 p.m. Friday and 9:23 a.m. Saturday, his mother-in-law called his residence 26 times making threats, hanging up and leaving obscene messages on his answering machine, according to a Columbia County Sheriff's Office report.
Deputy A.J. Lyons saw records of the calls on Pierson's caller ID. While at Pierson's home, Lyons also witnessed Pierson's mother-in-law call when Pierson told her not to call again, the report stated. She called back four minutes later, the report stated.
Someone stole a Martinez woman's dog during the few minutes she left home Friday morning.
Angela Kay Whitesell, of the 400 block of Windtree Place, put Buddy, her 1-year-old male beagle, in the back yard before taking her son to school at about 8 a.m., a Columbia County Sheriff's Office report stated.
When Whitesell returned at 8:15 a.m., both gates were closed, but the dog was gone, the report stated.
Martinez Fire Department Activity Report for the week of Nov. 9-15:
Mutual-aid structure fire, one; grass fires, two; controlled burn, one; carbon monoxide, one; natural gas leak, one; fire alarms, eight; medical calls, 15; rescue calls, five; investigations, five; public service, one; and other, one.
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