The following are from Bryan County Sheriff’s reports:
Criminal attempt to manufacture methamphetamines
Oct. 31 – Two Millen women were arrested around 5:20 p.m. on Hwy. 80 and charged with criminal attempt to manufacture methamphetamines and possession of marijuana. The women were pulled over after a deputy saw the car swerve off the road. The driver was also charged with DUI. It’s not clear how the deputy found marijuana or products used to make methamphetamines.
Nov. 12 – An Ellabell woman reported around 5:45 p.m. that someone stole her flat screen TV, worth $1,897, and $1,000 in loose change that was in a cast iron stove piggy bank. The woman told police that she left her house unlocked that day.
Nov. 13 – An Ellabell man reported that someone had broken into his home around 9 p.m. but was not sure if anything was missing. The intruders appeared to have gained entrance to the home through a window.
Nov. 13 – A Port Wentworth man was arrested around 11:20 p.m. at a home on Cypress Bay Loop Drive in Pembroke and charged with aggravated assault and battery. A Pembroke man told deputies that he was attacked by three men and that one man repeatedly hit him in the face with a gun. The victim said the offenders went to a residence next door, where they were found by law enforcement. An Ellabell man and another unidentified man were also arrested and will also likely be charged with aggravated assault and battery.
The following are from Richmond Hill Police Department reports:
Nov. 11 – A Richmond Hill man was arrested around 1 a.m. on Hwy. 144 and charged with public drunkenness. Police were looking for the man in connection with a domestic disturbance earlier that day and found him staggering along the highway. The man had six cans of beer in his jacket pockets and agreed to take a breath test, which was positive for alcohol.
Nov. 11 – A Sevierville, Tenn., man was arrested around 4 p.m. at the interchange of Hwy. 17 and I-95 and charged with public drunkenness. Police saw the man begging for money on the Exit 87 ramp. The man agreed to a breath test, which was positive for alcohol. He later told police that he acquired beer from passing motorists.
Nov. 13 – A Richmond Hill man was arrested around 7:15 p.m. at the intersection of Hwy. 144 and Ivey Street, and charged with public drunkenness. The man had parked his car in the middle of the road, leaving his lights on and blocking a lane of traffic on Ivey Street. Police found him walking on Hwy. 144 with a red gas can. The man told police his car ran out of gas and he was walking to the gas station. Police noticed that the man was unsteady on his feet. The man admitted to drinking, taking hydrocodone and sleep aid medication.
Nov. 13 – A Richmond Hill man was arrested around 12:10 a.m. on East Harris Trail Road and charged with DUI. The man was pulled over for failing to maintain his lane.
Possession of marijuana
Nov. 13 – A Savannah man was arrested around 2:20 a.m. on Hwy. 17 and charged with possession of marijuana, less than 1 ounce. The man was arrested after a police officer saw him make a series of U-turns onto Harris Trail Road and Hwy. 17 and noticed the license plate tag light was out. The officer smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle, and the man told the officer that he had marijuana.