By: From local law enforcement

Break-in

LAURINBURG — A resident of Prince Street reported to police Friday that someone had broken into her vehicle. The victim said that around $50 was taken as well as an $8,000 white gold diamond ring that had been left in her car by another person. The victim could not remember if the car had been secured or not.

LAURINBURG — A resident of South Pine Street reported to police Saturday that unknown persons had entered his vehicle and stole a flashlight. The victim told police that when we woke up the interior light was on in his car and the vehicle was rummaged through. He told police he left the doors unlocked.

EAST LAURINBURG — A resident of Benton Drive reported to the sheriff’s office Saturday that unknown persons had broken into the residence and stole several items. The items included a mountain bike, gas grill, and several coats totaling $1,800.

LAURINBURG — A resident of Hammond Drive reported to police Saturday someone had broken into her husband’s vehicle. She stated that she had walked out to the vehicle and noticed papers on the ground, but all doors were locked and nothing was missing.

LAURINBURG — A resident of Howell Circle reported to the sheriff’s office on Sunday that unknown persons had broken into the home and damaged several items. The suspect damaged a window and a pair of eyeglasses totaling $600.

LAURINBURG — A resident of Old Lumberton Road reported to police Saturday that unknown persons broke into her home and stole items. A 55-inch TV valued at $800 was taken from the residence. There were no signs of forced entry and officers noticed the back door was unlocked, but the victim said it was locked when she left.

LAURINBURG — A resident of Sunset Drive reported to police Monday that she and her husband had heard a loud noise outside and, when her husband went to investigate saw an unknown black male rummaging through his truck. When the suspect saw the victim he ran, nothing was missing from the vehicle but police were unable to locate the suspect.

Larceny

LAURINBURG — A resident of Kennedy Street reported to police Thursday that when he woke up to go to work he noticed his car was missing. He told police the vehicle was secure and he had the keys. The incident is under investigation.

LAURINBURG — A resident of King Tuck Road reported to police Thursday that an unknown person had stolen $1,500 from him at Lowe’s. The victim reported that he stopped who he thought was a Lowe’s employee in the parking lot to ask about a lawnmower. The suspect brought the victim inside and discussed the mower. The victim said he then gave the man $1,500 to ring him up, he then waited around 10 minutes for him to come back. When he didn’t come back he went to management and they told him to contact police. The suspect was described as a black male, 5 feet, 10 inches tall and wearing a Lowe’s vest, khaki’s and a white shirt. The incident is still under investigation.

LAURINBURG — A resident of Sneads Grove Road reported to the sheriff’s office Friday that someone had stolen a vehicle from the front yard of the residence.

EAST LAURINBURG — A resident of First Street reported to the sheriff’s office Saturday that fishing poles, valued at $150, were taken off the property without permission.

MAXTON — A resident of Old Lumberton Road reported to the sheriff’s office Saturday that someone had stolen a car battery, valued at $150, out of his car.

LAURINBURG — A resident of Tradewinds apartments reported to the police department Friday the front grill of his car was pried off while it was parked in the yard. The victim valued the grill at $60.

Assault

LAURINBURG — A prison employee had unknown liquid thrown on them at the Scotland Correctional Institution on Friday by inmate Maurice Williams.

LAUREL HILL — A resident of Rockingham Road reported to the sheriff’s office Saturday that he was physically assaulted. There is a suspect in the case.

Sexual Assault

MARSTON — A 76-year-old resident of Palmer Road reported to the sheriff’s office Friday that she was the victim of forced sexual intercourse. There is a suspect in the case.

Injury to personal property

GIBSON — Gibson Pentecostal Holiness Church reported to the sheriff’s office Saturday that unknown persons had sprayed a fire extinguisher on the floor.

LAUREL HILL — A resident of Sneadtown Road reported to the sheriff’s office Sunday that someone had caused $5,000 in damage to his vehicle.

Fire

LAURINBURG — An apartment on Nichols Street caught fire on Thursday and is being investigated as arson, according to police. The surrounding apartments were evacuated and once the fire was extinguished and secured the fire department ruled it suspicious and brought in the SBI and the police department. There are no suspects currently.

LAURINBURG — A Smith and Rowe construction site on Old Wire Road had a trailer catch fire on Monday. The sheriff’s department is currently investigating the incident.

Arrests

LAURINBURG — Alexandria Goins, 17, of Arnette Street, Aberdeen, was arrested Friday for larceny of motor vehicle. She was given a $7,500 bond.

LAUREL HILL — Jonathan Bryant, 32, of Hunt Club Road was given a criminal summons Friday for communicating threats.

LAURINBURG — David Campbell, 40, of Leisure Road was given a criminal summons Friday for assault on a child under 12.

LAURINBURG — Michael McRae, 23, of Airbase Road had an order for arrest placed on him for child support.

LAURINBURG —Gwendolyn Dockery, 60, of Rooselvet Street was given a warrant Saturday for simple assault.

LAUREL HILL — Marco Castrejon II, 20, of Creekridge Drive, Monroe, was arrested Saturday for a DWI and speeding. He was released on a written promise to appear.

LAURINBURG — Leryan Scarlett, 34, of McGirts Bridge Road was given a criminal summons for possession of phone/communication device by inmate.

LAURINBURG — Brittany Harris, 28, of Sneads Grove Road was arrested Sunday for misdemeanor larceny. She was given a $500 bond.

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From local law enforcement