Thief snatches lawnmower
Someone took a riding lawnmower from a barn beside a home in Friendship community near Seneca. The Oconee Sheriff’s Department reports the stolen mower is a red Toro Ground Master 322 D and valued at $4,500. The owner last saw his riding mower on Wright Circle, off S. Friendship Road the Saturday before Mother’s Day. If you have information, call Crimestoppers at 638-STOP or 1-800/CRIME-SC or text a tip to 274637. If your tip leads to an arrest, you could be eligible for a reward of up to $2 thousand.