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.