Crime blotter for Dec. 15
According to reports provided by the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office:
An employee with an Aiken gas station on Robert M. Bell Parkway called police Thursday after three unknown black males stole multiple items from the store. The employee told deputies one suspect distracted her by questioning her by the beer cooler, while the other two went behind the counter and stole nearly $900 in Newport cigarettes. The incident was caught on the security cameras.
Deputies charged a Warrenville woman Thursday with trespassing after she arrived at a Barrett Street residence and refused to leave.
An Edgefield man reported Thursday someone broke into his property on Piedmont Avenue in North Augusta and his shed in the backyard. Multiple items were stolen from the victim’s home.
An Aiken woman called police Thursday claiming her husband had thrown an ironing board across the living room of their Converse Drive residence during an argument.
Deputies charged an Aiken man with driving under suspension, third offense, after he was pulled over on Richland Avenue near Orangeburg Street on Thursday.
An Aiken woman was charged Thursday with driving under the influence after she was pulled over for speeding (going 92 mph in a 70 mph zone) on I-20 near mile marker 34 in Aiken County. The suspect blew into a breathalyzer provided by deputies and registered a .17 blood alcohol level, which is more than double the legal limit of .08.
A North Augusta man called police Friday morning claiming wife had bitten him on his arms when he went to hug her during a chat about Christmas at their Coventry Circle residence. The suspect, however, told investigators she bit her husband because he came upstairs wanting to have sex, which she refused, and he grabbed her by her arms in an attempt to hold her down.
Deputies charged a 44-year-old Warrenville man Thursday with shoplifting after he was caught attempting to steal merchandise from a store on Old Depot Street.