The following accounts were taken from reports filed with the Columbia County Sheriff's Office:
Evans man jailed on DUI, threats
An Evans man was arrested early Saturday morning, police say, after he was caught driving under the influence and was belligerent and combative with officers.
Mark Anthony Dalton, 49, of the 300 block of Farmington Drive East, was charged with driving under the influence, making terroristic threats, obstruction or hindering a law enforcement officer, failure to meet headlight requirements and driving on a suspended license.
He was being held in the Columbia County Detention Center on a $15,500 bond and for Richmond County Sheriff's Office for a disorderly conduct charge, according to jail records.
Gun buyer voices threats to workers
The manager of an Evans sporting goods store called deputies last week to report a man who threatened to use guns inside the store.
The manager of Academy Sports, at 4210 Washington Road, told police that about 11:30 a.m. on Oct. 10, a man purchased a rifle and handgun. While paying, he told a cashier he would come back Saturday and "shoot this store from the front to the back."
Woman reports harassment by ex
An Augusta woman called deputies Saturday because she believes her ex-boyfriend is harassing her.
The woman, 41, said her ex-boyfriend came to her door early Saturday morning and she told him to leave. Then, she said she noticed two tires on her car had been cut and were flat.
Vandals hit Home Depot building site
The future site of Home Depot in Evans was vandalized twice last week, causing more than $12,000 in damage.
An employee of the construction company building the Home Depot store at 520 N. Belair Road, told police that sometime between 8:30 p.m. Oct. 9 and 6 a.m. Oct. 10, someone damaged several items inside the store by breaking windows and pouring paint on the floor.
Hunter reports $1,000 bow stolen
A hunter reported Thursday that someone stole his bow while he was in Evans.
The man told deputies that he was hunting with a $1,000 camouflaged bow just after 10 p.m. at Crawford Creek subdivision. The man said he laid the bow in his vehicle while he retrieved his deer.
When he returned, someone had stolen the bow, he said.
Martinez-Columbia Fire Rescue Activity Report for the week of Oct. 7-13:
Structure fires, five; wood/brush/grass fires, two; vehicle fires, four; other fire, one; controlled/unauthorized burns, seven; activated fire alarms, 11; carbon monoxide detector activation, one; gas line rupture, one; medical incidents, 17; vehicle accidents, seven; investigate various incidents, nine; and assist citizens, two.
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