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Police Blotter

Posted: January 2, 2013 - 12:04pm

Bike purchased with bad check

A 31-year-old North Augusta man told police he was given a fraudulent check in exchange for a dirt bike.

According to an incident report, Daryl Frazier was contacted by a man claiming to be Grant Edwards who was interested in a dirt bike that was listed for sale online. After Frazier received a check for $3,200.75 he allowed Edwards to pick up the dirt bike. Later, the bank contacted Frazier to say the check was fraudulent.

Frazier contacted North Augusta Public Safety on Dec. 14 to file a report.

Employee takes $43 from Belk

An Augusta man admitted to taking money from the cash register while working at Belk this month.

According to a North Augusta Public Safety incident report, an employee at the Knox Avenue store was reviewing surveillance video Dec. 13 and saw another employee, John P. Jones, make false returns on two separate occasions. Police said $43 was taken from the register.

Jones, who admitted to taking the money, faces charges of breach of trust.

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