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Fire in Rec Center men's room
Police Blotters

From Richmond Hill Police Department and Bryan County Sheriff’s Office reports.

March 9
An RHPD officer was sent to the Rec Center “in reference to a fire in the men’s room,” a report says.
“Upon my arrival I spoke with complainant …. who told me that moments before my arrival he had been alerted by one of the youth that there was a fire in the trash can in the men’s room. (Complainant) went on to explain that he quickly extinguished the fire by pouring water on it.”
The officer noted that the fire seemed to be out, “a fact that was confirmed by RHFD, who by now had arrived on scene. The only damage the Rec Center suffered was the loss of the garbage can.”
• Three deputies were dispatched to a Mill Creek Church Road address regarding a fight.
“Upon arrival I met with the complainant … who stated her niece … (who was gone on arrival) came onto her property and, during a verbal dispute, hit her on the left side of the face. (Complainant) stated this all started because there was something said about (the niece) on Facebook that was taken out of context, and she was befriended, too,” the report says. Deputies were sent back out a second time “due to a verbal dispute involving (complainant’s) husband and the other parties when he found out she was hit, all other parties were gone on arrival.”
The woman was told how to get a warrant.

March 10
A man wanted in Hinesville was arrested after he was pulled over for driving a car on Interstate 95 with the passenger-side mirror “hanging off,” a report says.
The RHPD officer who made the stop reported that “(while) behind the vehicle, the passenger-side mirror was flapping in the wind. I felt that the mirror posed a safety hazard to any traffic traveling behind the suspect vehicle.”
The man was described as “receptive and cooperative,” but a check revealed his license had been suspended and there was an active warrant on him from the Hinesville Police Department.
The report doesn’t specify what the warrant is for, but the man told the officer “he thought all of that was taken care of.”
He was arrested, and his car was turned over to a friend.

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