Barrow County police blotter

The Barrow County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents:

PHONE STOLEN: On Aug. 25, a deputy was working at Apalachee High School, when an employee approached him and said her phone was stolen in a classroom between 7:15 a.m. and 7:40 a.m. The iPhone, which is the property of Barrow County, is valued at $550. The employee tried to locate the phone using an app, but the phone was turned off.

THEFT: On Aug. 26, a deputy was dispatched to Trinity Rail on Airport Road, where a man said he had placed $80 cash inside the gas cap area of his vehicle for his sister to get. However, the sister called to tell him the money was gone. She had observed a person running from the car. The man also discovered his Kenwood radio was missing. The loss was estimated at $260.

BURGLARY: On Aug. 26, a deputy was dispatched to Parker Drive, where a man said someone entered his storage building behind his home and stole $858 worth of items, including a hedge trimmer, chain saw and air compressor.

TRUCK FOUND: On Aug. 27, a deputy was dispatched to an abandoned 2005 Ford F-250 pickup found stuck in the mud along the power lines off Matthew School Road. The deputy ran the license plate and learned the truck was reported stolen out of Walton County. Two deputies from Walton County responded to the location.

ATV FOUND: On Aug. 27, a deputy was dispatched to a location off Glenn Jackson Road, where a 4-wheeler was found. Deputies determined the vehicle was stolen several days earlier from a location in Jackson County. The ATV was turned over to the victim, who was at the scene. There appeared to be no damage to the vehicle.

ARSON: On Sept. 3, a deputy was dispatched to Jefferson Highway, where a house was on fire. The deputy spoke with a man, who said he was in the house when he noticed the fire, so he left. The man explained he was at the house with owner’s permission. The deputy asked why he didn’t call 911 when he saw the fire, but the man explained his phone was out of minutes. Fire investigators were called to the scene.

BURGLARY: On Sept. 2, a deputy was dispatched to Cedar Creek Road, where a man said someone entered a storage building and stole $900 worth of items, including three Poulan chain saws, two Craftsman chain saws, and a ratchet strap.

DAMAGE: On Sept. 2, a deputy was dispatched to meet with a woman on Loganville Highway, Bethlehem, where she explained a man came to her home at 1:30 a.m. and began knocking on the door. She answered and the man said someone in the house owed him $72 for gasoline and he wasn’t leaving until he got the money. The woman said she cussed him out and he left. However, she later found where someone had cut a hole in her trampoline and she believes the stranger did it in retaliation for not getting any money.

MOWER STOLEN: On Sept. 2, a deputy was dispatched to Dee Kennedy Road, Winder, where a woman said someone stole her black Poulan Pro riding lawn mower valued at $2,000. The mower was parked in the driveway near the garage.

GOLFERS FIGHT: On Sept. 1, a deputy was dispatched to the Georgia Club in Statham, where a fight was reported on the golf course. The complainant said there was an altercation on the golf course and later while in the club house the offender approached him and pushed him against the wall. The men were separated by others, but the complainant said the manager said he would handle the matter. However, the man explained he heard rumors that the other man is still angry and he wanted a report made to document the matter.

THEFT: On Aug. 31, a deputy was dispatched to NGL Mulch and Supply on Atlanta Highway, where someone entered the grounds of the business and entered a locked vehicle and stole $2,500 worth of weed eaters.

THEFT: On Aug. 31, a deputy was dispatched to Double Bridges Road, where a man said someone forcibly entered his barn and stole $1,150 worth of property, including a grease gun, grinder, diesel heater and impact wrench.

RINGS STOLEN: On Aug. 30, a deputy met with a woman on Deer Run Drive, who reported the theft of her wedding ring and gold band all valued at $7,785. The woman said she was hosting a birthday party for her son and left the ring in her master bedroom when it was stolen sometime between 4-8 p.m.

GUN STOLEN: On Aug. 27, a deputy met with a man on East Broad Street, Winder, who said someone entered his Mercury Villager van and stole a Glock .40-caliber pistol.