The following accounts were taken from reports from the Columbia County Sheriff's Office. Additional reports are available at www.columbia countyso.org:
Woman claims she was kidnapped
A Martinez woman claimed late Saturday that she had been kidnapped and held for more than two days.
The 33-year-old said that about noon Thursday she was driving on South Old Belair Road when another vehicle rear-ended her. When she pulled over, the woman said, someone put a bag over her head.
The woman said she was dropped off somewhere she doesn't remember late Saturday. She went to Doctors Hospital, where police were called. She has no memory of what happened between her abduction Thursday and her drop-off.
Police are investigating the incident.
Juveniles admit stealing camera
A Martinez woman declined to prosecute two juveniles who admitted stealing a camera from her home.
About 6:30 a.m. Sunday a passerby reported a suspicious situation off Old Evans Road in Martinez. She said two juveniles were walking down a residential street taking pictures and videotaping houses.
A deputy found the two -- a 12-year-old and 13-year-old, both of Martinez. When asked what they were doing, one of the juveniles said they had a camera, but the other denied it.
One of the boys gave the deputy a Sony camera and said he borrowed it from a friend. When police called the 15-year-old's mother, she said the $450 camera was missing and neither she nor her son allowed anyone to borrow it.
After the parents of the juveniles arrived, the boys admitted stealing the camera.
Man says he caught daughter stealing
A Harlem man told police Saturday that he has video surveillance footage of his daughter stealing several items from his home.
The 49-year-old man said the video showed that on Thursday afternoon his daughter entered his home through a front window and left with a laptop computer and other items, including a Gibson electric guitar, computer monitor and a weed trimmer. The missing items are worth about $2,000.
The man said he installed the security cameras because of recent thefts. Police could not see the thief's face on the video, but the man positively identified his daughter and her car.
Couple steals items from storage house
A Harlem man said Sunday that items worth more than $1,500 were stolen from a home he uses for storage.
The 48-year-old said he got a call about 10:40 a.m. from his mother, who said a black Ford Mustang was at the home on G.R. Tucker Road. She said a man and woman were loading items into the car.
The man went to the home and found the side door pried open. A $1,200 riding lawn mower, winter clothes and pocketknives were missing.
Martinez-Columbia Fire Rescue report for Sept. 5-11:
Medical calls, 22; vehicle wrecks, 11; activated fire alarms, eight; wood/grass/brush fires, five; controlled/unauthorized burns, five; investigations, four; mutual/aid/assist other agencies, three; structure fires, three; gas line rupture, two; electrical incidents, one; assist citizens, one.
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