The following accounts were taken from reports from the Columbia County Sheriff's Office. Additional reports are available at www.columbiacountyso.org:
Burglars in Appling get comfortable, comforters
An Appling woman called police Tuesday after discovering that someone had broken into her rental home and stayed overnight.
The 56-year-old said that between the early hours of Monday and 2 p.m. Tuesday, someone broke into her property on Hybrid Lane and stole some items. When she arrived Tuesday, she found someone had cut open a door screen and kicked in the front door.
Whoever broke in apparently stayed to smoke and then stole two comforters.
Identity thief runs up big tab by ordering tickets
An Appling man told police Wednesday that someone used his identity to buy tickets online.
The 66-year-old said that between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday, someone used his debit card information and purchased $545.85 worth of items through Ticketmaster. His bank has canceled the card.
Church van's window is broken out at shop
A representative of an Aiken church called police Wednesday after discovering that someone had broken out a window of the church van.
The 69-year-old man called police to the parking lot of Trucks & Moore Service and Accessory Center on Bobby Jones Expressway about 2:45 p.m. Wednesday about damage to a van belonging to Christ Central of Aiken.
The man said that when he was inside the store, someone broke out the side window of the 2002 GMC Savana van. He said nothing was taken.
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