A man’s plan to move back into his old home hit a snag when he discovered the electrical wiring throughout the building had been cut.
The incident report filed with the Union County Sheriff’s Office states that a deputy was dispatched Wednesday afternoon to a residence at 645 Bailey Road, Buffalo, in reference to a vandalism. The victim told the deputy that he’d moved out of the house on Sept. 20 and was planning to move back in. He said he went to the power company to have the electricity turned back on but when he went to the house he discovered none of the electrical fixtures worked. The victim said he called in an electrician who discovered that the wires throughout the house had been cut.
Damage to the building was estimated at $5,500.
Heat Pump Stolen
Vandalism was also a problem for a woman who discovered that someone had stolen the heat pump from a late relatives house.
The incident report states the victims said she was at the house, located at 280 Whitlock Lake Road, Jonesville, with a real estate agent Sunday afternoon when she discovered the heat pump had been stolen from the residence. In addition, the power supply and the power lines to the residence had been cut.
Damage was estimated at $4,000.
Speakers, Amplifier Stolen
It was parked for just three hours, but that was long enough for a thief or thieves to steal a pair of speakers and an amplifier from a car.
The incident report states the victim said that around 11 p.m. Thursday he parked his 1988 Mercury at 113 Wildlife Drive, Union. Around 2 p.m. the next morning, the victim he went to go to the store and noticed several empty plastic bags behind his car. He also noticed the cover of the lock on his trunk was open.
When he opened the trunk, the victim said he discovered his speakers were missing along with his amplifier. The speakers are 15 inches in size in a grey box. The amplifier is a Kenwood.
There was no sign of forced entry, but the victim said he’d seen three males in the area who left before he discovered his speakers and amplifier were missing.
The stolen items have a combined estimated value of $700.
Battery, Wires, Exhaust Stolen
She parked it at a friend’s house, but that wasn’t enough to prevent a Lockhart woman from being the victim of thieves who stole parts of her truck.
The incident report states the victim told deputies that she’d parked her 1989 Dodge 2500 truck at 624 Old Union Road, Lockhart, on April 19. The victim said the week before she discovered parts of the truck had been stolen she’d moved it around to the side yard to have it worked on. At that time nothing was missing.
On May 1, however, the victim said she discovered someone had stolen the battery, wires and exhaust off the vehicle.
The stolen items have a combined value of $500.
A drinking glass was the apparent weapon of choice of the vandal or vandals who damaged a Buffalo man’s car early Friday morning.
The incident report states the victim told deputies that he was in his residence getting ready to go to bed aroud 1 a.m. when he heard a car come past his house. As the car passed, the victim said he heard a loud popping sound. When he walked outside, the victim said he discovered someone had thrown a drinking glass and struck the right rear end of his car.
Damge to the vehicle was estimated at $500.
Water Foutain Destroyed
The cover of darkness was also used by the vandal or vandals who destroyed a Union woman’s decorative fountain early last week.
The incident report states the victim told the responding deputy that sometime between 8 p.m. May 1 and 6 a.m. May 2, somoneone entered her front yard at 317 Mt. Vernon Road, Union, and pushed over her decorative water fountain, breaking it. The victim said the fountain could not be repaired.
Damage was estimated at $400.