On the Security Scene
Vehicle vs. Bicycle Accident
Security responded to a residence on Senauki Lane for a report of a vehicle vs. bicycle accident on Thursday, September 19. The resident advised that he was riding his bicycle on the community path on Landings Way North near Clifton Lane when a vehicle turned in front of him and struck the front tire of the bicycle. The resident also stated that he fell to the ground but was not injured, and therefore, did not need medical assistance. The driver of the vehicle stopped and assisted the resident to ensure he was okay. The resident did not want to file a police report with CCPD.
On Friday, September 20, Security responded to Bartram Road for an accident without injuries between two vendors. One person backed into the side of the other person’s vehicle, causing minor damages to both vehicles. The two parties decided to handle the incident between themselves and did not want CCPD called.
Security, CCPD, and CES responded to a two-vehicle accident without injuries at Diamond Causeway and Skidaway Island Park Road. Both parties were coming from The Village and are Landings residents. Security assisted with traffic control while CCPD officers cleared the scene. The cause of the accident is unknown.
On Sunday, September 22, Security responded to Hemingway Drive for a report of a suspicious incident. The resident advised that his security cameras picked up a white Chrysler 300 pull into his driveway and two males exit the vehicle, obtain what appeared to be a shovel from the trunk, and walk toward his backyard. The resident stated that he turned on all his exterior lights, and both men calmly walked back to the vehicle and left the area. Security patrols canvassed the area but did not locate the vehicle in question. A search of the Avigilon video system showed the vehicle exiting the Main Gate and leaving the island. Security personnel still are reviewing footage from the Oakridge, North, and Main Gate entrances in an attempt to identify the vehicle. Extra patrols were performed.
Security responded to Huntingwood Retreat on Monday, September 23, for a report of a suspicious incident. The resident stated that her son had noticed a person on the roof through the skylight at approximately 7:20 a.m. She informed the responding officer that she is having work done at her residence but not to the roof. The officer conducted a premise check and did not notice anything missing or broken. A patrol of the area for any roofing companies or contractors resulted in negative findings. Extra patrols were performed in the area.
On Tuesday, September 24, the president of the Landings Art Association contacted the Main Gate to report a theft. She informed the officer that the organization has a storage closet at The Landings Club’s Marshwood Maintenance Facility, and when she went to get some items earlier in the day, she noticed the closet was in disarray. Additionally, she noticed that 10 new art display screens, valued at approximately $500, were missing from the closet. She had last seen the screens approximately two months prior. She did not want to notify CCPD at the time and advised that she would speak with someone at The Landings Club about the missing items first.
Security & CCPD responded to a report of a stolen birdbath from a residence on Westcross Road on Wednesday, September 25. The resident stated that on Friday, September 20, an unknown woman inquired about the birdbath, and he told her it was not for sale. The birdbath still was in the yard on Saturday according to his landscapers. However, when they returned on Monday, the birdbath was missing. The value of the item is unknown.
Security received several calls regarding three juveniles driving recklessly in a golf cart on Sunday, September 22. Two callers advised that one of the juveniles was riding on the roof of the golf cart, and a third caller advised that the individuals were traveling at a high rate of speed and almost hit a pedestrian. Although patrols were unable to locate the cart, one of the callers was able to provide the golf cart number. Staff identified the owner of the cart and contacted the resident. She advised that she would address the issue immediately.
Security & CCPD responded to Dame Kathryn Drive for a neighbor-to-neighbor dispute regarding lawn maintenance. The dispute became very heated and loud. CCPD advised both parties that it would be best to contact them in the future prior to their encounters.