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Crime reports for Feb. 4
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The following reports are from the Bryan County Sheriff’s Department:

Entering auto
Jan. 17 — Around 1 p.m. an Ellabell man reported a Garmin GPS system missing from his vehicle at his home on Otterhole Branch Road. He told deputies he saw a man going through his vehicle and called authorities, but when they spoke to the man he said he was lost after being dropped off by a friend.
Jan. 21 — Deputies responded to White Street near Pembroke after a man reported someone had entered his Dodge truck. He said he had locked the vehicle and walked outside to find the two right side doors to the vehicle open with the lock in the “locked” position. Nothing was taken from the vehicle.

Possession of a controlled substance
Jan. 24 — Deputies stopped an Ellabell woman shortly after midnight on Toni Branch Road in Ellabell after noticing her vehicle’s tag lights weren’t working. The woman’s car smelled like burnt marijuana and deputies searched the vehicle and found two lorazepam pills in her wallet and a glass pipe with marijuana residue on it.

Theft by taking
Jan. 23 — A Richmond Hill man reported around 3:30 p.m. that two dirt bikes were stolen from his home on Abbey Drive. The bikes were chained to a tree, he told deputies, and his radio antenna from his Ford Mustang was also missing.

Jan. 20 — Deputies stopped a Fort Stewart woman around 4 a.m. on Highway 17 after she was seen traveling between 38 and 42 mph on Interstate 95. The woman smelled like alcohol and told deputies she’d had a couple of drinks at Wet Willie’s in Savannah. The woman failed a field sobriety test and was arrested.
Jan. 20 — Shortly after midnight deputies stopped a Richmond Hill man who was seen weaving and crossing the center line of Highway 144. The man had bloodshot and glassy eyes, slurred speech and smelled of alcohol. The man admitted to having been drinking, and could not walk without holding onto the vehicle. After failing a sobriety test, he was arrested.

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