Three dogs stolen; other larcenies

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, March 27, 2012

KANNAPOLIS — A Kannapolis man reported his three dogs stolen Friday after they had been missing for about four days.
Christopher Charles told the Rowan County Sheriff’s Office that when he arrived home from work on March 19 he discovered his dogs had been taken from his backyard fence on Gaddy Street.
Charles told the officer that he had posted fliers in the area and checked with surrounding shelters to see if his bluetick hound, yellow German shepherd and beagle had been found but had no luck.
The Sheriff’s Office is still investigating the larceny along with the following incidents:
• A burglary reported by Tania Hamilton at her Fisher Road home in Rockwell. The incident occurred between 11 p.m. Thursday and 5:30 p.m. Friday. A Toshiba laptop valued at $1,000 was taken along with $3,000 worth of jewelry. The door, which was forced open, had about $400 in damage.
• A burglary reported by Toby Bigelow at his Castor Road home in Salisbury. The thief entered through a back window and took an iPod Touch worth $300, iPod Nano worth $300, a Red Hawk bow worth $300, an electronic voice recorder worth $200, an XBox Kinect worth $300, a Marlin youth rifle worth $200 and two flash drives. The incident occurred between 10:30 a.m. and 4:15 p.m. Sunday.
• The larceny of $2,000 worth of building materials reported by Robert Isley from his home on Old Beatty Ford Road. The incident occurred between 8:30 and 11:50 a.m. Friday.
• A burglary from James Lyerly’s Sides Road home in Salisbury. Three chainsaws valued at $300 each, three vehicle batteries worth $150 total, a biscuit cutter valued at $300, a $300 socket set, a ratchet set worth $700 and two sets of wrenches worth $300 were stolen between noon on March 11 and 1 p.m. March 13.