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Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office

Deputies responded to several unrelated reports of grand larceny and motor vehicle theft recently:

Woman reports truck stolen

• On Aug. 21, an employee reported that over the last three months, 12 red and gray Evervin nail guns have been taken from a St. Matthews lumber yard. The value is $6,000.

Traffic stop leads to drug charges

• On Aug. 20, a trucking company employee reported that a tractor-trailer was taken from the business, but GPS tracking located the vehicle in Orangeburg, where it was recovered. The value of the vehicle is $18,000.

• On Aug. 22, a Gaston man reported that his gray 2017 Jeep Wrangler was stolen from his residence. He said that the vehicle has an onboard tracking system, and it was located in Orangeburg and recovered. The value of the vehicle is $35,000.

Report: Confrontation over dog turns violent

• On Aug. 23, a St. Matthews woman reported that her car alarm activated, and she saw an unidentified young male wearing a floral-patterned shirt running away from her Nissan Maxima. The driver's window was broken. The loss is $150.

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St. Matthews Police Department

• On Aug. 24, a St. Matthews man reported two stray dogs left on the front porch of a nearby residence. He told deputies that the residents had left three weeks before and abandoned the animals. According to the report, the dogs were not vicious and appeared to be undernourished. Animal Control was notified and they were taken into custody and transported to the shelter.

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