Crime log: 3 burglaries and truckload of noodles stolen
The period of July 27 through Aug. 3 across Fayette County came with three burglaries, five entering autos, a motorcycle theft and the theft of a large trailer containing nearly $100,000 in Ramen Noodle freight.
Sheriff Barry Babb a 53-foot trailer containing $98,000 in Ramen Noodle freight was stolen between July 25 and Aug. 1 from a trailer parked at a convenience store on Ga. Highway 85 North. Babb said the trailer had permission to be parked at the location, adding that it had been secured at the time of the theft.
Unincorporated Fayette on July 31 had two entering auto incidents reported on Thornton Drive off Kenwood Road. In one incident the lock was popped and a handgun stolen. In the second incident, Babb said a handgun was also stolen, though it was not known if the vehicle had been locked.
A burglary at a residence on Turnbridge Circle off MacDuff Parkway in Peachtree City was reported on July 31. Entry into the house was made through a window that was damaged. Nothing was reported stolen from the residence, said Peachtree City Police Department spokesperson Odilia Bergh.
Also on July 31, the back door was damaged and the home entered at a residence on Evesham Avenue, a short distance away from Turnbridge Circle. Bergh said coins and jewelry were stolen, along with $50 in cash.
Fayetteville had a burglary on July 27 at a Lee Street business. Entry was made through the maintenance room roof and an undetermined amount of money was stolen, said Fayetteville Police Department spokesman Chad Myers.
The theft of a motorcycle was reported on July 31 from a residence on Bonnie Lane off South Jeff Davis Drive. Myers said the motorcycle had been parked in the driveway and was loaded onto a trailer.
Fayetteville saw three entering auto incidents during the period. All three occurred in the Hood Avenue area.
A vehicle parked at a Hood Avenue residence was entered on July 29. Myers said a knife and case were stolen from the vehicle that showed no signs of forced entry.
A second vehicle was entered on July 30 at a Hood Avenue residence. The vehicle showed no signs of forced entry, said Myers, adding that a wallet and sunglasses were stolen.
The third incident also occurred July 30 at an Oliver Way residence. A wallet and cash were stolen from the vehicle that showed no signs of forced entry, Myers said.
Officers always emphasize that owners should always keep vehicles locked, even at home, and that valuables not be left in plain sight.