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A Cope man reported Monday evening that someone stole several guns from his Snapdragon Street home, which he left unlocked, according to a sheriff’s office incident report.

Someone stole a .38-caliber Ruger pistol with laser; a 1920s wood-handle Colt .38-special handgun; a 12-gauge shotgun with a wood stock and a 55-inch HDTV.

The items are worth $1,900.

In other reports:

• Someone stole 14 power tools and hand tools, plus copper wiring, from an Industrial Boulevard construction site. The items are valued at $7,000. The theft was reported Monday.

• Someone stole a red, 1993 Chevrolet pickup truck from an Old Number Six Highway property in Eutawville.

The property owner called deputies on Monday morning to report the theft of the truck, which is valued at $1,000.

• A trailer was stolen from a Ninety Six Road property in Neeses sometime between May 3 and this past Monday.

The owner of the trailer told deputies was hospitalized during that time.

The trailer is valued at $1,300.

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Martha Rose Brown covers crime and other topics. The South Carolina native has been a journalist for the past 16 years.

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