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Hebrew elephant reported stolen
A Walterboro man called deputies after his uncle reportedly accused him of stealing a Hebrew elephant.
The suspect said the brass elephant was on the porch and valued at $1,400. It also meant “if you turn it different ways, it meant different things.”
He allegedly said his nephew took it because they got into an argument over using a truck.
A Walterboro said a man who identified himself as a deputy, complete with badge number, contacted him on Jan. 14. He told the victim he owed $1,517.76 because he had not provided an updated DNA swab, a supposed violation of his sex offenders registry.
After the victim said he didn’t have that much money, the suspect allegedly agreed to accept $700 and consider the manner handled.
The man sent two pre-paid VISA cards to the man.
However, he has not been able to contact the man since.