Blotter for Aug. 19

  • Posted: Sunday, August 18, 2013 11:33 p.m.
    UPDATED: Tuesday, August 20, 2013 12:43 a.m.

According to reports provided by the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office:

A North Augusta woman reported on Saturday that a white male in a white sedan hit her black Ford SUV on the left side in the parking lot of a Walgreens on Jefferson Davis Highway in Clearwater and then fled the scene.

A Gloverville man, who lives on Myrtle Street, reported on Saturday that his vehicle had been stolen. A 29-year-old Gloverville woman, who was in the car when it was found, was arrested for DUI by the S.C. Highway Patrol. The victim said he didn’t want to press charges.

A Clearwater woman reported a burglary on Saturday at a house on Church Street.

A Simpsonville man reported on Saturday that a truck he was driving on Columbia Highway North (U.S. 1) had been hit by an “unknown blunt object” near the Aiken Municipal Airport. The object struck the lower front windshield on the driver’s side but didn’t penetrate the glass. The responding officer reported that the impact site was the “size of a half dollar coin.”

A Bath man reported on Sunday that someone stole his vehicle that was parked outside his home on Hill Street. He said his keys had missing since July 4.

A Graniteville man reported on Saturday that someone had broken the glass front door of a vacant house on Gregg Street. Seven windows in the house also were broken. The responding officer found an “unsecure” screen door on the back porch and noticed “visible pry marks” on an air conditioner.

A Wagener man reported on Saturday that someone had broken into a house on Gunter Pond Road that he was watching for the owner, who was working out of state. The man also said two other buildings on the property had been broken into. Fishing gear and miscellaneous tools were missing. The house’s owner, who was reached by telephone, said he had been told that two men who live near Pelion had been trying to sell the fishing equipment.

A Langley man reported on Saturday that a handgun and a bag of coins were missing from the gun cabinet in his house on Pelzer Street.

A North Augusta man reported on Saturday that a car stereo and miscellaneous tools had been taken from his vehicle that was parked outside his house on Hillside Place.

An Aiken man reported on Saturday that someone had driven into the yard of his home on Ramblewood Road and damaged the grass. The responding officer observed “approximately 100 to 125 feet of acceleration marks” along the edge of the lawn. The estimated cost to repair the damage is $200.

A North Augusta man reported on Saturday that someone had taken his wallet from his vehicle while it was parked at a business on Jefferson Davis Highway. Someone then charged $75 to a card that was in the wallet without his permission.

The right front fender of a vehicle was damaged in a parking lot on Edgefield Road in North Augusta on Friday.

A Warrenville man reported on Friday that someone removed two saddlebags, a wallet, a stereo and a windshield from his motorcycle while it was parked on Glennwood Drive.

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