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Property Damage

March 1 – A Belle Island Way man reported he got home to find a window in an upstairs bedroom had been “shot several times with a bb gun.” He was told a report would be filed.



March 1 – A North Carolina truck driver reported the following from the T/A truck stop: “He stated that sometime between Saturday and Sunday someone had stolen approx. 150 gallons of diesel fuel out of his tractor trailer while he was parked.” He was given a case number.


Simple battery

March 2 – A woman reported her live in boyfriend got “highly intoxicated” and assaulted her – “pounding his fists into her face and skull,” the report said.

The woman told the officer  she was “able to grab a llog from the wood pile by the fire place and she used it to hit him over the head with it to free her self …” The woman also told the officer the man took all the phones in the house, she had no way of leaving and had rented a Uhaul to move her belongings to storage and was going to stay in a safe shelter.

“I observed no markings (on the woman’s) face or arms. I did however notice some burn markings on her lips that appeared to be from using some type of illegal narcotic,” the report said. The officer noted he asked the woman if she had gotten medical treatment for injuries she sustained in her fight with her boy friend and “She advised she did not have time for that.”
She was given a case number and told how to get copies of the report.


Matter of record

March 4 – An around 2:30 a.m. an officer found a pair of unlocked pickups parked at an Edsel Drive address with the keys still in the ignition. The officer took the keys to RHPD, looked up the vehicle owner and left a card at the business while also asking a dispatcher to leave a message at the business voicemail letting the owner know where the keys were.


911 hangup

March 2 – An officer was sent to the recreation center on Timber Trial regarding a 911 hangup. He found the center was secure and no one was outside. But another officer “was able to ascertain that the call  had actually come from a pay phone located next to the rest rooms at the baseball complex,” the report said. “(The officer) spoke to the parents of several juveniles and asked them to keep an eye on their children.”


Property damage

March 2 – An Indiana man reported he was driving north on I-95 when he ran up on a tire in the middle of the highway. The man said he tried to avoid it but couldn’t. The man lost control of his 1998 Toyota 4-Runner and it slid across the interstate and into a ditch. There was damage to the right rear fender of his SUV and the left wheel fender on his trailer.



March 2 – A Hinesville man was arrested for DUI after an officer first spotted the man’s pickup fail to stay in its lane. The pickup was pulled over on Hwy. 17 South. The man failed his field sobriety tests and later blew a .179, the report said.


Driving on a revoked license

March 1 – An officer driving south on Hwy. 17 spotted a car with no tag light. He pulled the car over and the woman handed over a Georgia ID. Further investigation showed the woman “had a revoked license in the state of Alabama for Failure to Appear and Driving while Suspended,” the report said. The woman said she paid all her fines in Alabama. She was arrested and cited for driving on a revoked license and not having a tag light.

See more police reports in Wednesday's Bryan County News

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