On the Security Scene

Courtesy of Landings Security

Vehicle Fire

Security and Chatham Emergency Services (CES) responded to a vehicle fire on Flowing Wells Lane on Thursday, October 29. The engine of a commercial vendor’s truck had caught fire, and the driver attempted to extinguish it before contacting CES. CES personnel successfully extinguished the fire, and no injuries were reported. The cause of the fire is unknown.


Vehicle Accident

On Wednesday, October 28, Security responded to the Oakridge Gate for a report of an accident. Security made contact with the driver who stated that she was exiting the Oakridge Gate and noticed an individual backing up on a stand-up lawnmower. The individual sideswiped the rear passenger door of her vehicle, causing minor damages. The driver of the vehicle declined to notify Chatham County Police Department (CCPD) and agreed to work with the landscape company regarding the damages.


On Saturday, October 31, Security responded to Bray Lane for a report of vandalism. The resident stated that it appeared someone had tried to light her garage door on fire. She further advised that she had reported a theft from her garage a few weeks prior to this incident and was concerned that someone was attempting to gain entry into her garage again. Extra patrols will continue to be performed in the area.

While performing routine patrols on Sunday, November 1, officers found several incidents of vandalism in the Midpoint and Franklin Creek areas. Multiple street signs had been knocked off the posts, and one mailbox was damaged. Public Works was notified for repairs, and extra patrols will be performed.

Suspicious Incidents

Security responded to Noble Jones Lane on Friday, October 30 for a report of vandalism. The resident showed the responding officer several trees that had been damaged. One tree appeared to have been cut with a saw. It is unknown when the damage occurred or who may have caused it.

Security and CCPD responded to a residence on Blue Darter Lane for a report of a suspicious incident on Tuesday, November 3. The resident advised that, upon returning home from voting, she noticed that her belongings had been moved around like someone been cleaning. She contacted her children and her housekeeper, but no one had been in the home. The resident advised that the rear door was unsecured. A short time later, a housekeeper who works with the resident’s housekeeper came by and admitted that she had gone to the wrong house. The housekeeper stated that she already had started cleaning when she realized her mistake. No further actions were taken.


This article was originally published by The Landings Association on their website.

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