The Barrow County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents:
WIRE STOLEN: On Oct. 4, Deputy Darrell Smith was dispatched to Manning Gin Road, Winder, where a man reported someone entered a chicken house and pulled wires from the rafters. He estimated the value of the wire at $1,500.
BURGLARY: On Oct. 4, a deputy was dispatched to Jackson Trail Road, Bethlehem, where a woman said someone entered her home and stole several items. The woman believes her ex-boyfriend may have committed the crime.
The burglar may have entered the house through a laundry room. Among the items missing are jewelry and underwear. A mirror, dresser and radio were damaged.
BURGLARY: On Oct. 5, a deputy was dispatched to City Pond Road, Winder, where a woman said someone had entered her home by removing a screen on a window in front of the house.
Among the items missing are an Ninetendo Wii game console, Wii game controller, Super Mario Brothers video game, and other game items, all valued at $440.
LEAF BLOWER TAKEN: On Oct. 5, a deputy was dispatched to Bethlehem Church Road, Bethlehem, where a woman said someone entered her carport and stole a Toro leaf blower and a 100-foot extension cord.
MYSTERY WOMAN: On Oct. 5, a deputy was dispatched to a home in Winder, where a woman said she went to her father’s house and found an unidentified woman in her father’s bed.
The woman refused to give the daughter her name. The deputy arrived and the woman gave him her name and said she came to the house the previous night as a companion for the man who lived there.
The daughter called her father and he said it was fine for the woman to stay there and he would see her when he came home. The woman then told the daughter that if she could get a ride to Atlanta, she would leave.
The daughter then agreed to take the woman to a MARTA station.
NO FRIENDS: On Oct. 5, a deputy was dispatched to a location in Winder, where a woman reported she received a telephone call from another woman named Kristy, who lives in McDonough.
She said she doesn’t know Kristy, but her husband does because her husband met the girl in a chat room on the Internet. The husband suggested that his wife should make friends with Kristy.
However, the wife said she has lived in Winder for 10 years and she does not want to make friends with anyone in Barrow County. The woman’s husband knows this so he has been searching for her a friend outside of the county.
The wife said she met with Kristy at a service station in Winder and noticed a lot of open containers in the floorboard of her car. At his point, the woman called 911 and the potential friend drove away.
BURGLARY: On Oct. 6, a deputy was dispatched to Regency Drive, Bethlehem, where someone stole several cameras, jewelry and a computer.
CAR DAMAGED: On Oct. 6, a resident of Pierce Road, Winder, reported someone sprayed white paint on his red 2010 Chevrolet Camero and broke out the windshield, possibly with a hammer.
The man said he thinks it was done by his ex-girlfriend. Damage was estimated at $10,000.
FLEA MEDS STOLEN: On Oct. 6 a deputy was dispatched to Petsmart on Loganville Highway, Bethlehem, where the store manager said some unknown white men entered the store at about noon and stole flea and tick medication for dogs and cats.
She noticed the men and when she was summoned to another part of the store, she returned and found the men were gone along with the entire stock of flea and tick medications on the shelf. The two men left in a gray Lincoln Navigator with a New York license plate.
One man was about 5-foot-10 with slim build, while the other was about 6-foot and had tattoos on his left arm and a receding hair line.
The woman said other Petsmart stores have been hit by similar thefts due to the high cost.
BURGLARY: On Oct. 7, a deputy was dispatched to a home on Jones Road, Statham, where a man said someone entered the home and stole a necklace that belongs to his wife and a set of keys.
Another resident on the road also reported that he found what appeared to be where someone tried to break into his home.
GUN STOLEN: On Oct. 7, a deputy was dispatched to Bankhead Highway for an entering auto, where a Winder man said his handgun was missing from his Ford Ranger pickup.
The .40-caliber pistol is loaded with four or five bullets.