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Fort Mill apartment manager accused of theft

Apartment manager accused of grand larceny

An office manager for a Fort Mill apartment complex is accused of taking $2,500 from her employer, according to a Fort Mill Police Department report.

Police are seeking a warrant for a 31-year-old Charlotte woman who worked at an apartment home complex on Forest Ridge Drive in Fort Mill. Company officials told police that since February the woman allegedly has been taking money by stealing rent payments made in cash, taking petty cash and processing bogus transactions. Officials say the woman, who is no longer employed there, returned a small portion of the money.

She is wanted for grand larceny and breach of trust.

A bad week for ex-lovers

Slashed tires, smashed windshield and the ol’ sugar-in-gas-tank bit.

It hasn’t been a good week for ex-lovers in Fort Mill.

Fort Mill Police were called to investigate at least three incidents of vandalism or property damage last week involving lovers scorned, according to Fort Mill Police Department reports.

None of the episodes are related, they said.

On May 10, an officer responded to a call at a home off Clydesdale Court. The victim told police she woke up that morning to find all four tires on her Nissan Sentra had been slashed. She told police she suspects her boyfriend’s ex-girlfriend, a 32-year-old Fort Mill woman who has been harassing her.

Damage was estimated at $450.

On May 8, police responded to a call at a home off Drane Circle. There, a witness told police a man had been seen throwing a concrete block through the windshield of a parked car then running away on foot. The car’s owner is a 24-year-old man who was inside the home spending time with the suspect’s ex-girlfriend, police said. Damage was estimated at $300.

The suspect could not be located.

On May 8, a woman came to the police department lobby to report that she suspects an ex-boyfriend put sugar in the gas tank of her 2007 Honda Accord. The woman, 33, told police that the day before she and the suspect argued and he removed all of his belongings from her residence. She last saw him standing near her vehicle. Then later she discovered a white powder on the ground near her car and what looked like sugar around the rim of her car’s gas tank, the report states.

Police are investigating.

Report: Tega Cay church targeted by burglar

A Tega Cay church has been burglarized twice in recent weeks, according to a Tega Cay Police report.

The report states Lakeshore Community Church officials called police May 2 to report the crimes. They told police someone had broken into a window in the youth room at the church and tampered with a cabinet where a cash box had been stored. A church leader told police a few weeks earlier someone had broken in and taken $150 in cash from the box. The church moved the box and it appeared the burglar didn’t find it during the second break-in, the report states. Police were unable to find any fingerprints.

Compiled by Adam O’Daniel

Reports of all felonies and any major misdemeanors are compiled weekly from local law enforcement agencies.. Charges do not necessarily result in a conviction, and people who are arrested are innocent until proven guilty.