Fort Mill Times

Police blotter - July 2, 2008

Jewelry stolen

A Fort Mill Township woman's jewelry was stolen from her backyard on Garnet Court sometime between Tuesday, June 24, and Thursday, June 26, according to a York County Sheriff's Office report.

According to the report she left her jewelry, a diamond ring and a diamond bracelet, on a table next to her hammock when she went inside following a nap. When she went back for the $12,800 worth of jewelry two days later, it was gone.

Truck stolen

Someone stole a truck from a Fort Mill Township business on Springhill Farm Road sometime between Wednesday, June 25, and Thursday, June 26, according to a sheriff's office report.

A yellow, 2000 GMC 3500 that had recently been repossessed from the owner was removed from the business' impound area. The truck is valued at $12,000 according to the report.

Cigarettes stolen

A convenience store on Hwy. 160 West was robbed Monday, June 23, according to Tega Cay Police Department report.

The store manager told officers that when she was counting cigarettes, she discovered 400 packs of Marlboro Lights were missing. She reviewed the store's video surveillance tape and saw a man enter her office and go through her desk drawers. He also picked up a box of cigarettes and took them into the bathroom, then left the store, the report states.

He returned approximately 30 minutes later, went into the bathroom and left with a large garbage bag. The suspect left the store in a white vehicle. The missing cigarettes are valued at $1,496, according to the report.

Car burglarized

A vehicle was burglarized on Abbington Way on Monday, June 23, according to a Fort MiIl Police Department report.

The report stated that the victim left his car unlocked. His Magellan GPS, valued at $575, was stolen.

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