The following reports are from the Richmond Hill Police Department: Public drunkenness: Nov. 20 — Around 9:45 p.m., officers approached a Savannah woman on Highway 17 after she was seen near the Richmond Hill Car Wash. The woman was staggering and told officers she didn’t want any problems or to be harassed. She smelled of alcohol and admitted to having two beers.
Nov. 21 — Just before 1:30 a.m., officers responded to Loves Truck Stop after a Savannah man refused to leave. The man had been in the store for several hours looking for a ride and had been asked to leave four or five times. The man said he had a few drinks in the past few hours, and officers found a half empty bottle of alcohol in luggage he was carrying.
The following reports are from the Bryan County Sheriff’s Department:
Nov. 15 — Deputies responded to Elm Drive in Ellabell after a woman reported a gun missing from her car. She said her car was left unlocked, but a gate on her property was locked.
Nov. 17 — Deputies responded around 9 p.m. to Gill Road in Richmond Hill after a man reported several items missing from his vehicle. He said a flash light and his dog’s medication were stolen during the night.
Nov. 17 — Deputies responded around 9 p.m. to Deer Road in Richmond Hill after a man reported a cell phone and a GPS were taken out of his Jeep Cherokee during the night. Another vehicle in his yard was broken into also, but nothing was taken.
Nov. 17 — Deputies responded around 9 p.m. to Quail Road in Richmond Hill after a woman reported a Toby Keith CD and her insurance card were missing from her car during the night. Two other vehicles on her property were broken into as well.
Nov. 17 — Deputies responded around 9 p.m. to Quail Road in Richmond Hill after a man reported several cars on his property had been broken into during the night. The man said 12-inch Foss gate speakers, two iPod Nanos, a hand gun and $10 in change was taken from three different vehicles.
Nov. 18 — Around 4 a.m., someone reported a driver lost control of their vehicle on I-16, spun in the median then continued driving. Deputies stopped a Statesboro man after he was seen traveling 92 mph in a 70-mph speed zone. The man told deputies he was driving erratically because he fell asleep. The man smelled of alcohol and deputies saw a bottle of cotton candy-flavored vodka in the passenger seat and an empty cup. The man admitted he had been drinking and was arrested.
Nov. 18 — Deputies stopped a Pembroke man just after 2 a.m. on Highway 280 after he was seen traveling 78 mph in a 55-mph speed zone. The man smelled of alcohol and was having trouble walking. When asked if he would consent to a breath test, he told deputies “I ain’t blowing in s***.” Deputies found a 30 pack of beer with nine cold cans remaining.
Nov. 14 — Around 7 a.m., deputies responded to Live Oak Circle in Pembroke after a woman reported her home had been burglarized. She said it looked like someone had tried to pry their way into the home and she found blood markings. A bedroom window was also damaged. The woman reported 35-40 Playstation games, a guitar amp, a portable DVD player and a duffle bag missing.
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Nov. 16 — Just after 5 p.m., deputies responded to Channing Drive in Richmond Hill after a woman reported several valuable items missing from her home. She said she could not find her Louis Vuitton handbag, which was filled with jewelry worth thousands of dollars. She moved to the home in February and remembered seeing it during the move but hasn’t since. She said two cleaning people had been in and out of her house.
Nov. 16 — Deputies responded to Marshview Drive in Richmond Hill after a woman reported she’d been a victim of fraud. She told deputies she advertised some tires on Craigslist for $500 and received an email from a man named Merry Jack. The man told her he would purchase the tires and pay an extra $50 if she took the ad down immediately. The man then contacted her and said he was going to send an extra $2,000 to have someone pick up the tires for him, and when she received a check she would need to send a money order to a Walmart in California. She did so, and eventually found out the check was bad, and no one ever came to pick up the tires.