The following accounts were taken from reports from the Columbia County Sheriff's Office. Additional reports are available at www.columbiacountyso.org:
Dog door is used for home burglary
An Evans man discovering Tuesday that someone had burglarized his home through a dog door and stolen more than $1,000 worth of jewelry and other items.
The 56-year-old said that between 6:40 a.m. and 4:35 p.m., someone had entered his home, though the doors and windows were locked. Cabinets, drawers and closets in every room had been tampered with, and jewelry was missing from his wife's jewelry box.
The resident said he believes the burglar entered the house through a medium-size dog door.
Candy is taken from church campground
An employee of White Oak Campground reported Tuesday that someone had stolen $150 worth of candy from the pool snack bar.
The 17-year-old told police that at about 8:15 a.m. Tuesday he discovered that someone had entered the snack bar by the pool at the Appling camp on White Oak Campground Road and taken $30 worth of Twix, $60 worth of Snickers and $60 worth of Three Musketeers candy bars.
There were no signs of forced entry into the snack bar building.
Nonworking pickup missing from home
A Martinez resident called police Wednesday after a non-operational truck he had for sale disappeared from his driveway.
The 21-year-old man said that between 10 p.m. Tuesday and 5:40 a.m. Wednesday, someone stole the reconditioned 1971 Chevrolet C-10 pickup truck from his driveway. The keys were inside the truck. The truck was for sale and had his phone number listed on the back window.
The truck had been reconditioned and had a high-performance engine, the owner said.
Man's identification stolen for accounts
An Evans resident said Wednesday that someone used his information to open numerous credit accounts.
The 49-year-old said that he started getting phone messages from Wal-Mart regarding a delinquent credit account. He told Wal-Mart he did not have an account with the company and got a copy of his credit report Wednesday.
The report showed that someone had used his information to open accounts at Credit One Bank, GEMB/Wal-Mart, GEMB/Home Shopping Network and HSBC Bank. Accounts at Credit One Bank, which carried a $611 balance, and Wal-Mart had been closed and written off as bad credit, according to the report. The other two accounts did not have a balance, the man said.
He said he did not open the accounts; the credit report listed him as having a Hephzibah address.
Motorcycle knocked over in driveway
A Martinez man said someone damaged his motorcycle Monday.
The 24-year-old said that between 4:20 and 4:37 p.m., someone damaged his Triumph Speed Triple by pushing it over. He said the motorcycle had been parked in his driveway; when he found it a short time later, the motorcycle was lying on its side in a different area of the driveway.
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