Weapons are taken from police vehicle

Among the seven cars broken into within three blocks of one another Friday in North Augusta was an Aiken County Sheriff’s Office Dodge Durango.

About 8 a.m. Saturday, police were looking into break-ins in the 1800 block of Hidden Hills Drive and the 400 block of Shadow Lane, according to a North Augusta Public Safety report.

Missing from the sheriff’s cruiser were an M16 rifle with ammunition, a Glock pistol with ammunition, a tactical vest and a laptop. Officers found a flashlight and two gloves in the street that were taken for fingerprints.

Some of the other cars had broken windows, and some had just been ransacked. A laptop and cellphone were taken from a van.



Fri, 01/19/2018 - 16:01

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