An Auburn man became a crime victim for the first time in decades after someone raided his freezer.
The man said he has lived in Auburn for 50 years and had never had anything stolen from him until this month.
On Sept. 9, the man called police to report that someone had cut the lock off his freezer and taken squash, corn on the cob, corn off the cob and pecans. The man also said his leaf blower had been taken the previous week, but he did not report it at the time.
The man said he last saw his freezer full on Sept. 8. He advised that he discovered the theft when he came out to his garage to get some corn. There are no suspects and the case has been closed.
Other recent incidents investigated by Auburn Police include:
•entering auto on Elkgrove Drive. A phone charger and MP3 player were among the items removed from a 2001 Ford Explorer. In a separate incident, a GPS unit was stolen out of a Ford Ranger parked at a nearby residence.
•property maintenance violation on Glen Terrace Road. A man was cited for having numerous items including an old couch and chairs on his front porch.
•damage to property on Atlanta Highway. A man’s vehicle was damaged while he was at work.
•suspicious activity on Atlanta Highway. A store manager requested that an officer serve two women with a notice of prohibited entry due to a suspicion that the women had previously shoplifted from the store.
•theft by taking on Willow Drive. A 10’ x 13’ trailer valued at $1,500 was reported stolen.
•harassing phone calls on Honeysuckle Terrace. A woman reported receiving harassing calls related to a custody dispute.
•lost property on Carter Road. A man’s wallet was lost during the course of his arrest. The wallet was last seen on top of the arresting officer’s patrol car. Attempts to locate the wallet were unsuccessful.