$1,400 worth of elec­tronic stolen from home

The Covington News - - Crime - DANIELLE EVER­SON deverson@cov­news.com

A man said some­one en­tered his home and stole elec­tron­ics from him and his brother on Wed­nes­day. A deputy with the New­ton County Sher­iff’s Of­fice re­sponded to a call about a bur­glary at a home on Green Com­mons Drive just be­fore 3 p.m. The deputy spoke with a man who said he left his home around 9 a.m. and when he re­turned, he found a rear win­dow at the house was bro­ken and the draw­ers in his bed­room and his brother’s bed­room were all pulled out. The man said his Sony cam­era and HP lap­top were miss­ing but he didn’t know what was miss­ing from his brother’s room. The deputy spoke to the man’s brother. The brother said he left the house around 11 a.m. and the only thing he found miss­ing from his room was a Sony DVD Player. The deputy could not de­ter­mine what was thrown through the win­dow to gain en­try into the house. The items stolen were an es­ti­mated $1,400.

Man’s SUV egged while driv­ing by Berk­shire sub­di­vi­sion

A man said his 2002 Ford Ex­plorer was egged on Wed­nes­day morn­ing when he was driv­ing down Oak Hill Road. A deputy with the New­ton County Sher­iff’s Of­fice met with a man at Smith Store Road and Oak Hill Road around 4 a.m. in ref­er­ence to prop­erty dam­age. The man told the deputy that he was driv­ing down Oak Hill Road just past Berk­shire Drive when some­one on the side of the road started throw­ing eggs and gravel at his ve­hi­cle.

He did not see who threw the ob­jects at his ve­hi­cle but he said he did see some­one mov­ing around so he pro­ceeded to drive fur­ther down the road be­fore call­ing the po­lice. Ac­cord­ing to the re­port, the man’s ve­hi­cle had sev­eral scratches on both sides and the rear of his SUV. There were also traces of egg all along the pas­sen­ger side of the ve­hi­cle. The deputy went back to the area where the man said the in­ci­dent oc­curred and found a 24 dozen egg tray lay­ing in the road­way and sev­eral foot­prints in the grass that led back to­wards the Berk­shire sub­di­vi­sion. The deputy was un­able to lo­cate any­one in the neigh­bor­hood out­side.

K-9 re­cov­ers stolen items af­ter home bur­glary

A K-9 with the New­ton County Sher­iff’s Of­fice found sev­eral items in the woods that be­longed to a home­owner whose home was bro­ken into. Deputies re­sponded to a call about a bur­glary at a home lo­cated on Landon Way in the Nelly Manor sub­di­vi­sion around noon on Tues­day. The deputy spoke with a man who said he saw three men leav­ing his neigh­bors house car­ry­ing elec­tron­ics. He said the three men ran into the woods.

The deputy checked the home and dis­cov­ered the rear win­dow had been shat­tered and opened. More deputies ar­rived to the scene to clear the area and search for the three men, but they were un­able to lo­cate them. A K-9 also as­sisted with the search went up a small path lead­ing to Hoglen Drive and dis­cov­ered a LG flat screen in the grass. The deputy met with an­other home owner who said he saw the three men walk away from the area and that one of the men walked into the woods to put some­thing down. The deputy walked to the edge of the woods with the K-9 and found two lap­tops and two purses.

The deputy asked the home­owner which di­rec­tion the men went and the home­owner showed the deputy the path, but they were not lo­cated. The deputy re­turned to the res­i­dence on Landon Way and re­turned the items that were found to the home owner. The woman did not re­mem­ber what else was stolen at the time. Ac­cord­ing to the re­port, $3,800 worth of items were stolen from the home.

ID’s stolen out of man’s wal­let at li­brary

A man said some­one stole his iden­ti­fi­ca­tion and bank debit cards out of his wal­let which was in his car parked at the li­brary on Wed­nes­day. Cov­ing­ton po­lice re­sponded to the New­ton County Li­brary lo­cated on Floyd Street in ref­er­ence to an en­ter­ing auto call. An of­fi­cer spoke with the man who said he had been in the li­brary from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. and when he re­turned to his ve­hi­cle, he no­ticed the glove com­part­ment was open.

The man said his wal­let was in his glove com­part­ment box, which con­tained his driver’s li­cense, so­cial se­cu­rity card and two bank debit cards. How­ever, the man’s wal­let was still in the glove com­part­ment box. No other items were re­ported miss­ing at the time of the re­port.

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