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BCSO blotter: Ellabell boy claims man attempted to abduct him
Authorities search but come up empty
BCN Sheriff;s blotter

From Bryan County Sheriff’s Office reports:


Kidnapping: Deputies were sent to an Ellabell address Tuesday where a boy said someone tried to kidnap him at gunpoint.

“The victim said he had taken his cousin home using his grandfather’s golf cart and on the way back he stopped to take a leak behind a junk pile,” the report said. “He said when he was about half way done a man came out of nowhere and put a gun to the back of his head to shoot him if he did not do what he said.”

The boy described the man as tall and skinny, “dressed in a long sleeve black shirt, black pants, boots, black gloves wearing a black hood with no eyeholes or hole for the nose or mouth, with a leather backpack that looked to be full of stuff, and a large black revolver that he could tell was loaded.”

The boy said the man told him to drive the golf cart “and if he didn’t he would blow his head off.”

The boy said the man got in the back and “he was told to go where the gun points or I will shoot you in the head.”

The boy said he drove through woods behind homes until the cart got stuck in a creek. “He said after it got stuck the man jumped off the golf cart and ran off.”

The boy and his grandfather led deputies to the golf cart “and we came across a pair of flip flops laying side by side on the path…” the report said, noting the boy said they were his and “he ran out of them while heading home.”
A search of the area came up empty. The grandfather was given a case number.


Matter of record: A Richmond Hill woman called BCSO on Aug. 22 to report “strange plants growing in (her) yard.”

The deputy’s report said “upon arrival I spoke with the complainant … she advised me that strange plants are growing in her yard and (she) believes that someone is throwing the seed in her yard. I observed the plant she was speaking of that were throughout her yard and neighbors’ yards. I advised (her) that the plants were a weed commonly found in the area, and advised her with the amount of rain that we have had it is common for this to occur.”

The woman didn’t buy it, the deputy wrote. “(She) was in disbelief that this was the case, and was not convinced that this was natural. (She) advaised me that someone was trying to work her to death ….”

The deputy told the woman “that if she was concerned about the weeds that Home Depot’s lawn and garden section could advise on the best solution to remove them.”


Matter of record: A Chastain Circle man called BCSO on Monday because “he was cutting his grass and noticed a large sink hole in his lawn close to the road. (He) stated the sink hole was around one of the drainage pipes in his neighborhood. (He) stated after he contacted law enforcement his wife emailed the HOA.”


Matter of record: On Aug. 24 deputies went to a Brown Road address because a man said “his wife … hit him in the face with a frying pan that morning,” according to a report.

“(The man) said he was afraid of his wife and he wanted me to talk to her,” a deputy wrote. “(She) stated she did not hit him at all; however, (she) said (her husband) would not leave her alone and let her go to sleep.”

The husband didn’t appear to have been hit “at all,” and he agreed to sleep on the couch and leave his wife alone.




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