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BCSO blotter: Yard thing vandalized, arms removed
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From Bryan County Sheriff’s reports: 

Damage to property: A South Bryan woman reported Nov. 2 “a large black animatronic yard decoration valued at around $400 had been taken from her front lawn, and that the item was recovered on Nov. 1 near the Tranquilla Hall pool area. (She) stated that when the item was recovered she found that its arms had been torn off, and a baby had been pulled out of its hands.”

A neighbor has surveillance cameras, the report said, and had video of the incident.

“In the video two individuals wearing all black can be seen dragging the item into the center of the road before pulling its arms off. The subjects appeared to be driving a blue Nissan Sentra with an unknown tag.” The woman got a case number.

Matter of record: A woman called BCSO Nov. 4 to report her daughter “came over to her residence at approximately 2300 hours on 11/03/2022 and had (the complainant) put her signature on a piece of paper but did not show her what she was signing for.

(Complainant) then advised that her daughter then left the residence and did not give a reason for having her sign the paper.” The woman said she was worried how her signature might be used. She was given a case number.

Damage to property: A man reported Nov. 4 while he was driving west around mile marker 143 on I-16 around noon “a vehicle tire came off a trailer and struck their vehicle, leaving black mark and scuff on both passenger side doors.”

The man got a case number. Missing firearm: A South Bryan man reported Nov. 2 he lost his pistol on Oct. 25.

The man said he was getting ready to go back to work “and carried his laptop and pistol and placed them … on the hood of his car. While loading his belongings into the vehicle, (he) was distracted by the family pet escaping from the house. Upon returning to the vehicle (he) continued driving to work.” The man said once he realized the pistol was missing he searched for it but couldn’t find it. He described the .45 caliber pistol and provided both the weapon’s serial number. He got a case number.

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