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Calhoun County

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A Columbia man reported Nov. 21 that a stranger attacked him and took the $350 that he has just been paid by his boss.

The suspect was not located, according to the incident report.

In other reports:

  • A resident of Adden Street in Orangeburg reported Nov. 21 that he left his 2001 Nissan Maxima running outside the Pilot gas station/conveniece store at 1300 Burke Road and someone stole it.

The man said he was inside the store for about two minutes and when he came out, his vehicle was gone. He told deputies that before he entered the store, he had noticed a man and a woman sitting in a Nissan Altima that was parked next to his vehicle.

The missing vehicle is valued at $3,000, the report states.

  • While patrolling Interstate 26 on Nov. 20, a deputy stopped the driver of a white Nissan Maxima at mile marker 127 for a seat beat violation.

While talking to the driver, a Columbia woman, the deputy smelled a strong odor of marijuana, the report states. The woman presented a driver's license that was not hers, the report states. When she gave her real name, the officer determined that she had a suspended driver's license, according to the report.

A bag found in the back of her vehicle contained several different ID cards, Social Security cards, checkbooks and receipts for candy, the report states. The woman was also found to be in possession of 11 grams of marijuana, the report states.

She is being investigated for identity fraud, and was charged with third-offense driving under suspension and simple possession of marijuana. 

  • A resident of Patriots Drive near St. Matthews reported Nov. 17 that his 2003 Ford 150 pickup truck was missing and his 2004 Chevrolet Silverado's ignition column and left mirror had been damaged.

The complainant told deputies he suspected a person who had only worked for him for two days of taking the Ford 150 pickup truck and damaging his Chevy Silverado, the report states. 

  • A resident of Oak View Road near Cameron reported Nov. 19 that he had left his 2006 gold Nissan Altima at a residence on Moorer Road near St. Matthews and when he returned, he discovered that a passenger-side window had been broken out and an AK-47 assault rifle had been stolen from the trunk of the vehicle, according to an incident report.

The loss is valued at $720, the report states.

  • A resident of Precious Court near Swansea reported Nov. 20 that she took her HP laptop computer to her neighbor's house for assistance with it and left it there. A few minutes later, a male neighbor on Precious Court visited the home where the woman had left her laptop. When he found out who the laptop belonged to, he said the woman owed him money and stated that he should take the laptop.

The owner of the home said when she woke up the next morning, the laptop was gone. According to the incident report, the male suspect denied taking it.


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