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BCSO blotter: Suspected meth found in “potato cake box” in restaurant freezer
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From Bryan County Sheriff ’s Office reports.

Matter of record: A deputy eating lunch Aug. 27 at a fast food restaurant on Highway 280 was told an employee found a black case with a syringe, suspected crystal meth and various prescription drugs. The drugs were found “in the potato cake box,” the report said.

The deputy took the drugs to BCSO as evidence.

Suspicious incident: Deputies were sent to a Richmond Hill address on Aug. 27 “in reference to complainant locating bones in the woods.”

The man said he was walking in the woods when he found the bone, and said he believed he had found an Indian burial ground. Deputies checked out the bone but couldn’t tell if it was human or animal. They told him he needed to forward a copy of the report to the state’s archeology department.

Matter of record: Deputies were sent Aug. 26 to help with a capsized boat at Fort McAllister Marina. The men in the boat said it capsized because “a cope of boats cut in front of them at a high rate of speed causing a large wake.”

The men swam to safety,. The capsized boat drifted down a bit and became a safety hazard, and was towed to a sandbar by a charter boat captain until Eatown could remove it. No word in the report on the boaters who caused the incident.

Aug. 25 DUI-alcohol: A man pulled over for driving on the wrong side of the road on Highway 280 also had drugs and was clearly intoxicated, from the report.

Animal complaint: A 2-year-old was bitten by a dog, who was up to date on shots. The child was taken to a Savannah hospital. The dog owner was told animal control would be notified.

Theft by deception: A woman reported she was scammed by a man who was supposed to put in a pool.

Damage to property: A man said he was driving behind a dump truck on Highway 204 when “a huge rock” came up from behind the truck and shattered his windshield. He said he tried to get the dump truck driver’s attention but couldn’t. He needed a report for insurance.

Damage to property: A woman said she was driving behind a dump truck on Highway 280 near Groover Hill Road when a rock came “from the bed of the truck, hitting her windshield and leaving a golf ball size crack on it.” The woman said she couldn’t get the driver’s attention. She wanted a report for insurance.

Meth possession, loitering: A suspicious person walking around an Ellabell address was arrested after he was found to be wanted in Bulloch County and with meth. The man said he found it on the side of the road.

DUI-refusal, etc; A man weaving while driving a side by side on a public road without a tag was arrested for DUI in Ellabell.

Aug. 26 Matter of record: Deputies were sent to a Richmond Hill address regarding a man yelling in the front yard, “screaming foul language and talking crazy.”

Matter of record: Deputies were sent to a Pembroke address regarding a woman who needed a mental evaluation.

Speeding, no license: A pickup driver clocked driving 72 mph on Highway 280 didn’t have a license and was arrested.

Abandoned vehicle: A 2002 Suzuki SUV with a Tennessee was found abandoned on I-16. It was towed.

Agency assist: A deputy responded to Fort McAllister regarding a “female laying in the grass from an apparent bike accident.” Her son told the deputy she ran into the back of his bike while he was slowing down. The woman was taken to St. Joseph’s by ambulance.

Aug. 27 Matter of record: A woman asked for a deputy at the South Bryan station regarding a custody exchange.

Custody dispute: A deputy was sent to a North Bryan DOllar General regarding a man who said his ex-wife didn’t bring their children to a “prearranged child exchange.”

Simple battery: A deputy was sent to an Ellabell address regarding a domestic.

Criminal trespass: A man was arrested at an Ellabell address for criminal trespass.

Matter of record; A deputy was sent to the Highway 280 Dollar General for a report of a disruptive customer. The customer was told not to come back.

Matter of record: Deputies were on the way to a Richmond Hill address to check on a suspicious vehicle and a missing person found the person and the vehicle turned out to belong to “someone they knew.”

Suspicious incident: Deputies looked on I-95 for a man who was reported walking alongside I-95. They couldn’t find anyone.

Aug. 28 Matter of record: Deputies were sent to a truck stop in Richmond Hill regarding a woman “laying on the ground motionless.” The woman woke up when deputies approached but was confused. EMS came and took her to a medical facility.

Matter of record: Deputies were sent to the weigh station on I-16 westbound regarding a tractor trailer fire. The driver wasn’t sure what caused it.

Alarm call: Deputies were sent to an alarm call at McAllister Elementary. All the doors and windows were locked.

Warrant, speeding: A deputy pulled over a vehicle speeding on Highway 67 and pulled the car over. The driver was wanted in Pooler for failing to appear in court. He was arrested.

Domestic: Deputies were sent to a Richmond Hill address regarding a fight between family members.

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