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RHPD blotter: Man goes around calling people Karens
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From Richmond Hill Police Department reports: 

Matter of record: An officer went to a Main Street address on Aug. 9 regarding threats. A complainant said “people in the HOA have had a problem with a male named Brandon … Brandon sends messages over the HOA website calling people Karen’s.”

The woman told the officer she was getting her mail and saw a car drive by and yell her name and she thinks it was Brandon. She wanted the incident documented.

Matter of record, obstruction, etc: Officers on Aug. 9 dealt with 85-year-old Florida man in a pickup who wound up in stranded in Richmond Hill with his dog and was put up in a local motel until help arrived. 

The man apparently refused to stay in his room and his dog was scaring guests, which led the motel owner to ask that he be evicted. The responding officer reported when he arrived to talk to the man, “there was blood all over the door and on the floor due to the (man’s) dog biting him in the hand,” and the old fellow was sitting in his pickup while his dog wandered around the hotel “with no supervision and without a leash.”

“At one point in our conversation, (the man), tried to start his vehicle using a credit card,” the officer reported, and Bryan County EMS was called. After trying to get the man admitted to a hospital, he refused help from Bryan EMS and police decided to arrest him for his dog so they could get him to a hospital for evaluation. At that point, the elderly man tried to bite one officer and kick another in the leg. RHPD officers and Bryan County Sheriff’s Office deputies had tried to help the man, contacting family members in Florida and the Department of Family and Children’s Services a number of times after he was pulled over Aug. 8 for driving erratically and stopping in the middle of Highway 17 near I-95.

Suspended license: Police were on Cedar Street near J.F. Gregory Park around 10:48 p.m. Aug. 13 due to “loud cars racing,” when an officer spotted a car run a stop sign with no tag light and a loud muffler. The officer pulled the car over and asked the driver to shut off his car “as the exhaust noise was too loud to have a conversation,” a report said.

It turned out the driver’s license was suspended. His father came to get his car. The report also noted there had been an “impromptu car meet which was occurring in the rear of the park throughout the meeting,” and it was waking up people in Mulberry neighborhood.

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