Police Blotter

June 20, 2013

The Georgia Department of Transportation is reporting that it has had tractor batteries stolen in Stephens County.

The Stephens County Sheriff’s Office received a report from a DOT worker on Monday who said his crew left their tractors at a local store last Thursday and found when they returned Monday that someone had cut the cables of two tractors and stole the batteries. The batteries are valued at about $300.

Elsewhere, the Stephens County Sheriff’s Office responded to Christine Circle on Monday and was told by a resident that sometime the night before, someone stole his propane tank. According to the report, the tank was valued at $589.

Meanwhile, the Sheriff’s Office also responded to Cooper Valley Point in Martin in reference to a theft. According to the report on file, items worth a total of $270 were taken from a residence between May 20 and June 13. The report does not list what was taken.

Finally, the Toccoa Police Department responded to Glencrest Drive on June 13 in reference to a reported theft. The report stated that between 8 p.m. on June 12 and 7 a.m. on June 13, someone stole a ratchet set from a toolbox at a residence.

The investigations into all of the incidents continue.

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