Antiques stolen from home
More than $5,000 worth of antiques were taken from the Faith Road home of Frank Nance, including a $200 antique corn cracker.
The missing items were reported to the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office Jan. 1. Nance told authorities the building was last secure on Dec. 22. Deputies found no signs of forced entry.
Taken were two antique dressers, a grain bin top, an International Club tractor, an International Club Cadet lawnmower, two grain bin motors, one scrape blade, a small and a large washpot, and five copper tubes from an oil tank.
The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office is investigating.
Other crimes reported to the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office:
• The home of Derrick Beaver, Lentz Road, China Grove, was broken into between Dec. 31 and Jan. 2, and 450 copper wires, two saws, one Carhart jacket, assorted hand tools and a Makita tool kit were taken, with the value of the items totaling $1,100.
• Richard Carter, of Airport Road, reported a four- wheeler was stolen from his home between 12 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. Jan. 2. The value of the four-wheeler is around $1,500, and the serial number has been entered into the National Crime Information Center (NCIC).
• Peggy Shuping reported a Lennox air conditioning unit valued at $3,500 was stolen from one of her homes on Wildwood Road in Salisbury.
Anyone with information into these crimes is urged to contact Salisbury-Rowan Crimestoppers at 1-866-639-5245.