Man is stabbed in fight at residence in Evans
Columbia County authorities are searching for a man they say stabbed another man and punched yet another during a fight Wednesday night at an Evans residence.
Deputies responded to a home on Lake Jean Drive about 9 p.m. and found a 40-year-old man with stab wounds to his abdomen, and a 37-year-old man with a bruised eye, according to a sheriff's incident report. The wounded man and the second victim said a 27-year-old man injured them during an altercation.
Sheriff's Capt. Steve Morris said that the men were all acquaintances and that none of the injuries were life-threatening.
The following accounts were taken from reports filed with the Columbia County Sheriff's Office:
Elderly woman hurt by boyfriend in struggle
An 84-year-old Augusta woman was taken to University Hospital on Oct. 14 with a broken hip after her boyfriend reportedly pushed her to the ground during an argument at his Martinez home.
The woman said she went to a Furys Ferry Road residence to visit the 84-year-old man, who was agitated because he hadn't spoken with her or seen her in several hours. She said he yelled at her and told her to leave.
She said he pushed her left shoulder with both hands, causing her to fall down a wheelchair ramp, where she injured her hip. Deputies contacted the man, who admitted to arguing with the woman and placing his hands on her shoulder but denied pushing her.
He said the woman fell when her legs tangled. The woman declined to press charges.
Camper trailer is taken from man's lot in Leah
A West Virginia man told deputies Tuesday someone stole his camper trailer from a lot in the Leah community north of Appling.
The 64-year-old retiree from Wayne told deputies that someone took his 30-foot Mallard Sprinter camper from a lot at 6600 Washington Road. The camper was taken between April 20 and Tuesday.
The camper is described as white with blue lettering.
Grovetown woman reports jewel thefts
A Grovetown woman told deputies Tuesday that someone has been stealing jewelry from her home for the past two years.
Deputies responded about 2:30 a.m. to Waltons Ford Court to a burglary in progress.
The 46-year-old resident told deputies she had heard noises coming from a front bedroom.
Deputies searched the home and found that a window had been tampered with, but they did not find anyone inside the residence. The woman said two necklaces, a wristwatch and a set of keys had been taken since October 2005.
Several hours after deputies left, the woman called police to say she had set up a camcorder in the room. After reviewing the tape, she said she discovered someone was in the room with her at that time.
Deputies reported that they reviewed the tape and the evidence was inconclusive.
Harlem High hit by copper thieves
Harlem High School officials Tuesday discovered that copper thieves hasd removed condenser coils from four air-conditioning units attached to the school's weight room.
A coach told deputies he noticed damage to the units about 10:30 a.m. He said four condensers valued at $500 were removed and parts of the units were strewn around the building.
The thefts occurred between 5 p.m. Monday and 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.
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