Other Weekend Burglaries

 The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to Walker Avenue Laurens at 9:50 Sunday night after a woman reported her residence had been broken into. She said while she was out between 5pm and 9:45pm, someone had kicked in the front door and taken $250 from her house.


Deputies were dispatched to Holland Drive outside Laurens at 6:24 last evening on a report that someone had attempted to break into a residence. A resident said she was gone between 3 and 6:24 pm and returned to find someone had pulled the screens off two windows on the front of her home. it appears entry was not obtained.


 The Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to Beattie Street, Wattsville at 4:12 Friday afternoon on a Burglary report. A man said that while he was in jail he was notified by his mother than his 73 inch flat screen TV was stolen. He got out of jail recently and made contact with the rental company, who told him he is still responsible for payments on the TV.

 The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to investigate a Motor Vehicle Theft from Interstate 26 at the exit 52 off ramp this weekend. A Spartanburg man said the vehicle broke down Thursday evening, and he didn’t have the means to have it towed then. When he returned Friday night, he found it gone. The vehicle was valued at $1,000.

 The LCSO was dispatched to a residence on Highway 252 west of Laurens at 11:53 Saturday morning on a Burglary report. A woman who was keeping an eye on the house while the resident is incarcerated checked to discover the front passenger side window of the victim’s car was broken out, and the lock on the storage shed is missing. While what may be missing was not immediately clear, damage to the vehicle was listed at $200.