Crime report

By: Staff report

Break-in

LAURINBURG — Smithfield Food reported to the sheriff’s office on Tuesday that unknown persons had entered the building by breaking the windows on the doors and stole several items. The suspect stole large hog gates, copper wiring, ceiling fans, and small hog gates — all at a value of $17,000. The suspect also did $3,550 of damage by damaging a power curtain controller, aerotech control box, the metal front door and a metal gate.

Larceny

LAURINBURG — Caulder’s Service Center on Sandford Road reported to the police department on Tuesday that four suspects had broken into a fenced in area and stole a Jeep Compass. According to footage the car was stole on July 4, but it wasn’t until the owner wanted something from the vehicle that it was discovered to be missing. It is still under investigation.

Vandalism

LAURINBURG — A resident of McGirts Bridge Road reported to the police department on Tuesday that when she returned home she noticed damage to her window and door frame. The bullet struck the window, the blinds, and the curtains totaling $115 in damage.

Shooting

LAURINBURG — A resident of McLaughlin Road reported to the sheriff’s office on Tuesday that someone had shot into the vehicle while the victim was in it.

Robbery

LAURINBURG —A robbery on Aberdeen Road was reported to the sheriff’s office on Tuesday. The victim was struck in the face and $200 was stolen from him.

Fraud

LAURINBURG — A resident of Purcell Road reported to the police department on Tuesday that someone had been using his USAA bank card and took more than $8,000 from the account.

LAURINBURG — A resident of Pitt Street reported to the police department on Tuesday that someone had stolen her EBT card out of the mailbox. The suspect activated the card and spent $250 on the card before it was canceled.

Arrests

LAURINBURG — Thomas Pate, 21, of Marston Road was arrested Tuesday for outstanding warrants for vandalism. He was given a $10,000 bond.

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Staff report