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Long County Sheriff's Department blotter for Aug. 24

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POSTED: September 8, 2007 5:04 a.m.

Domestic dispute, Aug. 3
Country Manor Mobile Home Park, Walthourville

A deputy, responding to a domestic dispute, found the husband driving out of the mobile home park. After stopping him, the deputy smelled alcohol and saw the subject was unsteady. Tests later proved positive for alcohol. The deputy also checked the man’s license and learned he hadn’t had a valid license since 1998 when it was suspended for DUI and insurance cancellation. After arresting the subject, the deputy spoke with the wife. She said her husband had broken a window and a clock, explaining a cut and blood on the man’s hand. The offender was taken to the sheriff’s office and booked.

Animal complaint, Aug. 7
Narcy Stafford Rd., Glennville

A complainant reported that between 6 a.m. Aug. 7 and 6:30 p.m. Aug. 10, a dog that resembled one belonging to a neighbor entered her property twice. The first time it killed two sheep. The second time it injured one. The complainant said after the first attack, she told the neighbor him and he assured her he would chain the dog. The officer spoke with the complainant and then the neighbor, who said he chained the dog after the first incident and the dog had not been unchained. The neighbor also said the first night his dog was on the chain, another dog that looked like his dog showed up and got into a fight with his dog. The deputy advised the neighbor of the leash law and that the complainant had the right to shoot a dog that was killing her sheep. The neighbor asked the officer to tell the complainant that if it was his dog to shoot it because he did not want a dog that would kills sheep or cause problems with his neighbors.

Traffic incident, Aug. 11
Highway 196, Glennville

A deputy responded to a wreck on Highway 196 near the Tattnall County line. The officer arrived and saw a vehicle abandoned in the ditch. Two witnesses said there were three occupants and they jumped out and ran. The officer looked around for the occupants but couldn’t find them. There were several open beer bottles in the heavily damaged vehicle.

Traffic incident, Aug. 12
Highway 196, Glennville

A deputy responded to a wreck near Sheldon DeLoach Road and saw a vehicle overturned and abandoned in the ditch. The vehicle had a tag that was expired and registered to a different vehicle.

Theft by taking, Aug. 12
Rt. 1, Ludowici

A woman reported two pistols that belong to her son missing from a room at her home. She suspected her son-in-law might have taken them since he had been in the house while she was away overnight.

—Emily Peterson

 

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