The following accounts were taken from reports from the Columbia County Sheriff's Office. Additional reports are available at www.columbiacountyso.org:
13-year-old is accused of exposing himself to girl
A Martinez teenager is accused of exposing himself to a neighbor's daughter.
The neighbor called police Sunday evening to report the incident.
The woman said that between 6:20 and 8:20 p.m., her 13-year-old neighbor exposed himself to her 9-year-old daughter and made lewd comments.
Sheriff's office child crimes investigators took over the case.
Burglars kick in doors of 2 Grovetown homes
Someone burglarized two Grovetown homes Friday after kicking in the doors.
A resident on Crawford Mill Lane told police that between 9:30 a.m. and 2:15 p.m., someone stole a computer, a monitor, a wireless router, a necklace, a ring, three watches, seven DVDs and $30.
A neighbor on Beech Lane said that between 4 and 7 p.m. Friday, someone stole medication, including hydrocodone, ibuprofen and metformin.
In addition, the burglar took two handguns, a GPS unit, a Nintendo Wii game system and four games, a laptop computer, two cell phones, a camera and several credit and debit cards.
Teenager girl says her ex-boyfriend broke window
A Martinez teen told police early Friday morning that her ex-boyfriend broke a window in her home.
The 18-year-old said that the man, 20, came to her Fairfax Street home between 1 and 2:45 a.m. When she wouldn't talk to him, he removed a window screen and broke a window.
She went outside to persuade him to leave, but he didn't until her stepfather told him to.
Thief uses spare truck key to take purse in Martinez
Someone used a spare key Friday to break into a Martinez man's pickup.
The owner said that between 9:30 p.m. Thursday and 8:40 a.m. Friday, someone found the key he kept in the bed rail of his 2001 Chevrolet Silverado. His wife's purse was the only thing stolen.
A neighbor later found the purse in the street near his Butterfield Court home.
Martinez-Columbia Fire Rescue report for April 25-May 1:
Structure fires, two; vehicle fires, two; wood/brush/grass fires, three; controlled/unauthorized burns, six; trash bin fires, three; other fire, one; activated fire alarms, two; gas line rupture, two; interior natural gas leak, one; medical incidents, 22; vehicle accidents, seven; electrical incidents, two; hazardous materials, one; investigate various incidents, five; and assist residents, two.
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