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Bamberg County Sheriff’s Department is busy investigating a series of burglaries in the county and needs your help.

On September 8, officers responded to a Farrell's Road address regarding the theft of a 6x12 foot trailer. The complaint stated that the trailer was black in color with a mesh gate and wood floor. The complaint stated the trailer was parked in the yard next to a larger trailer. There was no evidence left behind. The subjects or subjects are unknown at this time. On September 9, officers responded to a larceny call at another Farrell's Road address. The victim stated that when his son went outside to ride in the golf cart, which had already had its battery removed and no keys left in the ignition it was gone. Deputies informed the victim it would be a good idea to put up some video camera and the victim said he would.

On September 10, county units received a call regarding a break-in at a Heritage Highway Address. On arrival the victim stated that someone had broken into his residence and stolen his play station 3 along with several games while his girlfriend was asleep in the bedroom. The girlfriend acknowledged that she had been drinking and “must have been passed out” and did not hear anything. The victim stated that after he brought his girlfriend home he left and returned home to find his front door had been kicked in. Also, in the living room someone had moved his large TV. Officers reported there did appear to be finger prints on the TV but could not pull any. On September 16, officers responded to an address on Main Highway and met with an individual who said the victim was his brother and he had left his 18x7 foot automotive trailer with ramps and a silver tool box in front of his father in-law’s workshop over night. When the victim went back the following morning, the trailer was missing. The trailer was described as red, but rusted.

On September 10, Bamberg County Sheriff Department officers responded to a Cabbage Road address where they met with a victim who stated that someone stole his chain saw and weed eater from under his shed. The chain saw brand was a 55 Rencher and the weed eater was a Husqvarna.

On September 20, officers received a call from a Gaskin Road address where the victim stated someone had taken most of the scrap metal that was left behind after that property was burnt. The victim gave officers an address where he said his property could be found in Orangeburg County. Officers responded to a location in Orangeburg County but were unable to locate the missing property.

On September 24, officers responded to a Ghents Branch Road address where a victim stated he was in the process of moving into a new resident and when he returned the following morning he found the south side window broken. The home had been entered, along with a storage area and radios/TVs, tools, lawn/yard and garden and other items had been taken. On September 26, officers responded to an Edisto River Road address and met with a complainant who stated while checking the property that morning he found trailers and other items had been moved. There were tracks in a position to tell that the items had been removed from the out buildings and loaded.

On September 29, County units responded to a Heritage Highway resident regarding a burglary. The victim stated that someone had stolen her 26 inch flat screen TV, jewelry box that were in the victim’s bedroom. The victim’s daughter also had her high school ring stolen. County units could not find any forcible entry into the residence.

If anyone having any information on any of these crimes please contact the Bamberg County Sheriff’s Department at (803) 245-3011.

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