Man says antiques store owes him thousands

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, December 1, 2009

A Mount Ulla resident has reported to the Rowan Sheriff’s Office that he was ripped off at an area antique business.
Leo Vincent White of 1127 Hazlenut Place told deputies he placed $3,500 worth of antiques and collectibles at the business for sale in May.
White said the items were sold but he did not get the money.
Other Sheriff’s Office reports from Nov. 17:
– Lisa Turner Holshouser, 8525 Bringle Ferry Road, reported the theft of a peace pipe valued at $500 from her residence between Nov. 13 and 17.
– Diana Hunt Wolford, 312 Brandi Drive, Lexington, reported losing a 9 mm Luger semi-automatic handgun in a vehicle accident in Rowan County.
– Rockwell Truck Service of 1940 Phaniel Church Road, Rockwell, reported the theft of $4,000 worth of vehicle parts and accessories between Nov. 13 and 17.
– East Rowan High School at 175 St. Luke’s Church Road reported students fighting in class.
– Virginia Earlywine, 360 Meadow Lane, Mooresville, reported the theft of more than $2,500 in goods between Oct. 30 and Nov. 17.
Items taken included a laptop computer, ladder, pushmower and GPS unit. The items were taken from the house and vehicles.
– Duke Energy reported the theft of $1,550 worth of copper-coated steel wire taken between Nov. 16 at 6 p.m. and 2 p.m. on Nov. 17 from a substation at 700 East Ritchie Road.
– Christopher Todd Webb, 560 Deck Lane, reported the theft of $1,400 worth of items from his home between Nov. 15 and 17. The items included tools, a push mower, ladders, childs’ swing and truck windows.
– Vandals cut the hydraulic lines on a truck owned by Billy Odell Payne of 355 Tree Limb Drive. The incident occurred between Nov. 10 and 17.