The following information was taken from Richmond Hill Police Department reports.
Making a bad situation worse — A Savannah woman is facing several charges after a traffic stop late Saturday evening at an apartment complex near Richmond Hill High School. Officers found an open bottle of alcohol in the vehicle, along with a small amount of marijuana. In addition to the driver, two other adults and the driver’s juvenile daughter were in the vehicle. The woman was cited for driving under the influence, endangering a child while driving under the influence, driving with no insurance and driving on a suspended license. The woman is also charged with obstruction of a law enforcement officer for failing to follow the officers’ commands. During transport to the Bryan County Jail, the woman also damaged the inside of a patrol vehicle and faces felony charges for destroying government property.
Children should be in car seats — A Savannah man was arrested for drug possession and driving with a suspended license after officers observed him swerving on northbound I-95 around 1:45 a.m. Monday. When police approached the vehicle they found his wife holding a small child in her lap. Officers found pills and a marijuana pipe in the suspect’s vehicle. The man was also cited for failure to maintain his lane and failure to have the child in a safety seat.
Feeling some pain — A Guyton man was taken to Memorial Hospital Sunday night by Bryan County EMS after his Ford F-150 pickup truck drove off of southbound I-95 near exit 90 and flipped over. He was charged with driving under the influence and failing to wear a seatbelt. Officers found a half-empty bottle of alcohol and a broken drinking glass in the truck.
Wrong way on the off ramp — A South Carolina man was arrested and transported to the Bryan County Jail after driving the wrong way down the southbound exit ramp on I-95 at exit 87 where he nearly hit a Bryan County Sheriff’s Office patrol vehicle. The incident occurred around 1 a.m. Saturday. He was cited for driving under the influence and having an open alcohol container in the vehicle.