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A Denmark man is accused of stealing a TV from an Orangeburg hotel room in July.

Jabaar Glover, 33, of 91 Lilly St., was charged Aug. 26 with second-degree burglary.

Orangeburg police allege Glover entered into a room at the John C. Calhoun Drive Rodeway Inn and stole a 42-inch Insignia television valued at $300.

Bond was set on Glover at $10,000 cash or surety.

In other reports:

• Someone stole more than a dozen handguns from a Broughton Street sporting goods store on Labor Day.

Orangeburg police responded to Phillips Sporting Goods early Monday morning in response to an alarm only to discover a display case within the store was broken.

About 15 guns were stolen valued at $5,325. The guns included 10 Smith and Wessons, two Sig Sauers, one Mossberg, one Canik and one FNH.

• An Orangeburg man reported Monday that his gold Husqvarna push lawnmower, black and red Briggs and Stratton tiller and black and red Briggs and Stratton generator are missing.

The man said he last saw the items Aug. 26.

The value of the items is $1,000.

• An Orangeburg woman said someone stole an envelope containing $957 when she entered a Columbia Road store on Thursday.

The woman placed the envelope containing the cash under a blanket in her car when she went into the store. When she returned to her vehicle, she noticed the envelope was missing.

The woman said she left the vehicle unlocked when she went into the store, the incident report said.

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An Orangeburg woman needed medical treatment after she was allegedly struck by a tire iron early Saturday morning in an argument about clothing, according to a sheriff’s office incident report.

The woman said she was at a friend’s house when they got into an argument about the friend wearing her clothes, according to the report.

The woman said her friend grabbed the tire iron and swung it in the air several times, hitting her.

In other reports:

• A Carver School Road couple reported someone broke into into their Cordova residence Friday.

The items stolen included: a 52-inch flatscreen television, two jewelry boxes, a camera, a karaoke machine, a PlayStation and two rifles.

The items are valued at a total of $10,360.

• Nine vehicles were damaged early Friday morning at Plaza Automotive of Orangeburg on St. Matthews Road.

All nine vehicles had their exhaust systems and catalytic converters cut off.

The dealership is assuming the responsibility for all damages done to its vehicles and customer vehicles, the report states.

The total damage to the vehicles is estimated to be about $4,500.

• An Orangeburg woman reported on Friday her John Deere riding lawnmower was stolen from her Hilltop Circle property.

The lawnmower is valued at $2,000.

• An Orangeburg woman reported her laptop computer was stolen from her Bochette Boulevard residence on Saturday.

The laptop was valued at $1,200. The woman reported other items were missing but that the laptop was the most valuable item.

• A Cordova woman reported that someone reached through the open bedroom window of her Scarlet Drive residence and stole a pistol from her television stand.

The woman said she has lived at the residence for about a month and kept the pistol in a secure plastic case.

The gun was valued at about $490.

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Staff Writer

Gene Zaleski is a reporter/staff writer with The Times and Democrat.

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