And outbuildings are not immune to the epidemic of break-ins and thefts in the area. A property owner in Wilkesboro called the Sheriff’s Office called to report a theft from their shed. Reportedly, the victim went to his shed to get gas to mow the lawn. It was at that time that he noticed things missing. Someone had entered the open shed and had taken a gas can and two weed eaters. The stolen weed eaters included a Homelite and a Ryobi. It is believed the theft happened within the last week but the exact date is not known. Also, no suspects were listed with the report.