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Marine’s gear worth $2,000 stolen from automobile



A thief stole about $2,000 worth of Corps gear from a man’s car in Burton early Sunday morning.

The man last saw the gear in the back seat of his car around 1 a.m. on Sunday, according to a Beaufort County Sheriff’s Office report. When he was leaving the Wintergreen Drive home where he had stayed the night at a friend’s he noticed his car was unlocked and his bag of gear was gone around 8:30 a.m., according to the report.

The bag of gear included uniform clothing, a helmet, a sleeping pad and other miscellaneous standard issue items, Sheriff’s Office Capt. Bob Bromage said Monday afternoon. No weapons, ammunition or tactical gear were .

The man said he couldn’t remember if he locked the car before he went inside earlier that morning, according to the report.

Joan McDonough: 843-706-8125, @IPBG_Joan


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