Blotter: Homeowner reports break-in
A home was reportedly broken into on Earnhardt Road. Hazel Boyd Jan. 15, the owner, reported that someone made off with $2,547 worth of goods.
Taken were three gold chains, Newport cigarettes, two televisions and $897 cash.
The Rowan County Sheriff’ s Office investigated and found a rag with blood on it, possibly used by the suspect who broke into Boyd’s home.
The sheriff’s office is investigating Boyd’s break-in, along with the following incidents:
• The Woodleaf BP Station, 3335 N.C. Hwy. 801, was reportedly broken into early Sunday morning, but nothing has been reported missing.
Deputies responded to the alarm at BP to find a brick had been thrown through the front door, and also through a side window. Fresh, dirty footprints were found near the window. Investigators are reviewing a surveillance video.
• A Kannapolis woman was the victim of a burglary over the weekend, and is missing $150 worth of jewelry, a Sony PlayStation Portable worth $100, as well as a credit card and social security card.
The break-in, which happened at a home on Jay Avenue, is under investigation.
• Ryan Yost reported Monday that someone broke into his truck between Jan. 6 and Jan. 11 while it was parked at the Atwell Fire Department on Concordia Church Road in China Grove.
Stolen from the truck was a laptop valued at $1,000.The sheriff’s office is investigating.
• $1,000 worth of copper wiring was reported stolen from Stone Avenue in Kannapolis, taken sometime between Jan. 14 and Jan. 17.
Also taken from the residence included a cordless drill, dremel tool, an angle grinder and various saws.
• Taylor Clay Products reported Monday that someone broke into a vehicle at the business on Peeler Road, and took two batteries valued at $230 and one aluminum battery cover valued at $800.
• Kevin Hussey of St. Peters Church Road in Gold Hill reported someone broke into his home Monday between 10 a.m. and 10:30 p.m. and took a Sony Playstation 2, 12 Playstation games and a Gerber knife and case. Total value of the stolen items is $290.
• Robert Hoyt, Sr., reported over the weekend that someone took $780 worth of tools from his truck while it was parked at his River Road home.
Taken was a ratchet set, power hammer, dremel tool, several grips and clamps, a circular saw, scissor lift, level and framing squares.