Police Log-October 11 & 12, 2017

October 11:

  1. Theft From Motor Vehicle, 6:39 p.m., Tuesday, October 10, 2017, 1000 block East Orange Street (LT) – An unknown black male was seen entering an unlocked vehicle which sat parked at this location.  The male stole a clarinet, GPS unit, and the vehicle’s owner’s manual.  The items were later discarded a short distance away and returned to the victim.  Total loss: $610.00.
  2. Theft By Deception, September 20-October 3, 2017, 200 block Perthshire Drive (LT) – A resident of this location fell victim for a scam after talking to an unknown person they met on match.com.  The victim sent $19,045.22 in cash and two (2) cell phones valued at $1,519.00.  The victim was told the person needed the money for the building of a business and was promised to be repaid.  The transactions were sent to the countries of Turkey and South Africa.
  3. Retail Theft, 11:13 a.m., Tuesday, October 10, 2017, 1360 Columbia Avenue – Giant (LT) – An unknown Hispanic male left the store with a shopping cart full of shrimp valued at $265.94.  Store employees attempted to stop the male and he fled without the merchandise.  Investigation continues.

October 12:

  1. Hit & Run Crash, 3:20 p.m., Wednesday, October 11, 2017, Columbia Avenue at Abbeyville Road (LT) – A black Nissan Versa struck another vehicle and fled the scene.  No injuries reported.  Investigation continues.
  2. Theft, October 10-11, 2017, 1300 block Belle Valley Road (LT) – Unknown person/s stole a wind chime and small water fountain from the front yard of a residence.  Total loss: $40.00.