Police log: Secure your TV sets

These cases are presented to you as reported to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office. If you have any information on any of these incidents, please call the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at 910-997-8283.

Residents report 3 TV sets stolen from homes

* A Rockingham man filed a police report with the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office and said that on May 14 at about 4:45 p.m., his Sandhill Road home was unlawfully entered and personal items stolen.

Daniel S. Campbell, 66, told sheriff’s deputies that the thief entered by breaking the window and took a bird statue, a spoon holder and a 32-inch Panasonic flatscreen television. The value of Campbell’s loss, including property damage, was $560.

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* Linda Jean Spencer, of Sandhill Road, Rockingham, reported that someone broke into her home at about 10:15 p.m. on May 21 and took a number of items, including a 50-inch flatscreen television and assorted stereo equipment valued at $2,000. In addition, Spencer suffered property damage with a broken door and frame valued at $400.

* Kelly Ingram, 31, of Craddock Circle in Rockingham, reported that her 32-inch plasma television was stolen on May 21 when a person or persons unlawfully entered the home by breaking a window. The thief or thieves also took $90 in cash, Ingram reported.

Town of Hoffman reports theft

The town of Hoffman reported to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office that sometime between 3 p.m. May 14 and 7:30 a.m. May 21, a thief cut the lock on a gate and took a Kubota lawn mower valued at $8,000. The damage to a fence set the city back $200.

Jeep Wrangler stolen

A Rockingham man reported to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office a larceny of a motor vehicle after discovering his Jeep Wrangler missing.

The vehicle is valued at $15,000. Sammy L. Whitley told police the incident occurred between 7:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. on May 21.

Copper pipe stolen

A Rockingham area homeowner reported that someone went under her house and stole copper piping worth $1,000.

Brenda Diggs, of the 500 block of U.S. Route 1 South, told police the incident occurred between 8 p.m. on May 19 and 8 p.m. on May 20.

ATM card misused

A 33-year-old Hamlet woman said someone stole the ATM card of a deceased man and racked up $900 in multiple ATM transactions in January.

Anna L. Collins, of Jordan’s Court, reported the incident to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at about 4:30 p.m. on May 21. A sheriff’s deputy said the case is under investigation.

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