From Bryan County Sheriff’s Office reports:
Shots fired: Deputies were sent to the Blu Diamond Lounge on Highway 280 in Ellabell around 1:40 a.m. May 8 in reference to shots being fired.
The complainant said a fight began in the bar and carried over outside. “The altercation involved women, initially, then several males began to fight,” the report said. “During the fight, one shot was fired.
The crowd then began to disperse and leave.” One man was reportedly injured in the incident.
Casings and rounds were found in the parking lot, and a woman reported her car’s rear window was shot out.
Fraud: A Richmond Hill property manager reported May 10 that he’d recently listed a property for rent on Zillow for about $2,100 a month, then got an email “inquiring if the $900 per month rent for the property on Facebook Marketplace was real. (He) explained the Facebook Marketplace listing was fake, and denies entering the property (on the site).” A Facebook help center employee said the man should report the incident to local law enforcement.
He gave police details and links to the posting on Facebook.
Matter of record: A deputy was sent to a Park Place address around 5:50 p.m. April 27 regarding “possible fraud.”
There, a woman said she saw a man taking photos in the subdivision, which was hit hard by the April 5 tornado. The woman said she went to find out why he was there and “he was very shady and refused to tell her who he worked for and was also cussing at her. (She) then showed me where the subject went when he left the area.”
The deputy went to Hendrix Park and found the man, who had an ID with a company Bryan County hired to help with the recovery effort. The deputy told him to stay out of the neighborhood, etc.
The man in turn “complained about (the woman) cussing him out, and even showed me video on his phone of her cussing him out,” the deputy reported. “I then pointed out that he was cussing her out as well and told him to stay out of the area.”
He left, the report said.
The woman didn’t want to press charges.
Matter of record: A Richmond Hill woman reported May 8 “that yesterday she saw her two pear trees in her back yard and on this date they were gone. (She) stated when she went out to investigate she observed they were both cut down near the base. She looked around the property and did not see evidence of them.”
The woman told the deputy that she and neighbors have been having problems with some teens in the area, but didn’t know if they were the ones who did it. She also said she’d report the problem to her HOA.