Police looking for ham bandit


Police are searching for a bandit who walked away with $3,600 in hams Friday night.

According to a Richmond County Sheriff’s Office incident report, a truck driver discovered Saturday morning that someone had cut off the lock of his trailer and stole 36 cases of Carolina hams. His truck was parked overnight in the rear lot at Pilot, 2975 Gun Club Road.

The driver told police the cases weighed more than 50 pounds each.