Equipment stolen from North Augusta High

NORTH AUGUSTA -- More than $12,000 worth of equipment was stolen from a trailer belonging to the North Augusta High School band and True North Church, authorities said.

Around 9 a.m. Friday, the resource officer for the school was told by a staff member the storage trailers for the band had been broken into, a North Augusta Public Safety incident report said.

An investigation into the fenced area located on the 2000 block of Knobcone Avenue revealed the lock to the fence had been cut as well as the locks to all five trailers inside the fence, although equipment was only stolen from one.

The report said the stolen items included a $900 sub woofer, two $300 speakers, a Yamaha 3000 watt electric generator valued at $2,000, and one Yamaha motif synthesizer valued at $3,000.

Another truck located in the same area belonging to True North Church located on Martintown Road was also broken into, the report said.

The thief took items including A sound board compartment valued at $3,000 and a Panasonic projector screen valued at $3,500.

Officers at the scene took photographs and latent fingerprints.

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