The Union Public Safety Department reported the following arrests:
— Angela Vaughan Sherfield, 43, of 237 Oakland Road, Union, was charged with two counts of shoplifting on January 16. According to arrest warrants, Sherfield concealed a box of EB5 face cream from Wal-Mart and exited the store without paying on January 11, and then concealed two boxes of Olay Pro-X make-up from Wal-Mart and exited the store without paying on January 12.
— Bobby Joe Sherfield, 43, of 237 Oakland Road, Union, was charged with obtaining goods under false pretenses on January 16. According to the arrest warrant, Sherfield returned a box of EB5 face cream stolen from Wal-Mart, and received a gift card for the merchandise on January 11.
The Union Public Safety Department reported the following incidents:
— The manager of the Family Dollar store located at 410 E. Main St., Union, reported on January 16 that shopping carts have been disappearing from the store since the middle of December. She said she started with 12 carts, and as of January 16, she only had three left. She stated she had four when she left the store the previous day, but when she returned another cart was gone.
— The owner of Nixon Car Wash, located at 708 South Duncan Bypass, reported on January 16 that the car wash had been burglarized. An officer noticed the door on the back side of the car wash had been pried open, and the owner estimated that $700 in coins and bills were taken from the machines. He also estimated approximately $2,000 of damages to the verifiers which hold the money inside the building. The officer estimated damages to the door to be approximately $100. Damage was photographed, and investigators processed the scene and collected evidence for further investigation.
The Union County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents:
— A Whitmire resident reported on January 16 that his identity had been stolen. The victim stated that the IRS advised him he owed taxes on money filed under his name from 2006-2009, however, he was incarcerated during the entire time and could not have filed. He said he notified the IRS and was advised to file a report with his local sheriff’s office.
— A resident of Main Street, Buffalo, reported on January 16 that someone called him from a Florida phone number advising him he had won $30,000. The victim said the subject attempted to get his bank account number to send him the money. Knowing it was a scam, the victim did not give any information to the caller.
— A resident of Linersville Road, Buffalo, reported on January 16 that someone broke into his residence using a brick to break a window and then cutting the screen. The victim stated he was missing a Playstation 3 and wireless controls, around 25 games, an Xbox 360 and a set of wireless headsets. Items missing are valued at a total of $2,000.
— A resident of Linersville Road, Buffalo, reported on January 16 that someone attempted to break into his residence. The victim stated that a neighbor had called him and told him they had observed a male and female trying to use a brick to break a window of the side door. He was also told the male and female had cut the screen to a front porch window. The victim stated no entry was made and nothing was missing.