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Liberty County Sheriff's blotter for Feb. 10

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POSTED: February 10, 2014 11:34 a.m.

Jan. 21: Matter of record — A woman called in to report that a man driving a black sports car was driving in front of her residence and taking pictures of her and her house. When deputies arrived, the woman showed an officer a picture she took with her cell phone. The photo showed a man taking a picture of the woman.

Criminal trespass — Deputies at the Lakeview Mobile Home Park found a vandalized water-pump fuel tank. It was tipped over and a pipe had been removed, but no permanent damage was reported.

Recovered stolen property for other agency — Deputies patrolling the area by the McDonald’s on U.S. Highway 17 near the McIntosh County line spotted a van that fit the description of one stolen from South Carolina. As deputies approached the van, a man and woman walked inside the McDonald’s while a female remained seated in the van. After investigating the scene, deputies determined it was the stolen van. The two subjects who walked into McDonald’s reportedly left though a side door and later were apprehended in the woods. The woman in the van also was held. Upon communicating with South Carolina authorities, deputies arrested one of the women, who had outstanding warrants. The other woman was a reported missing teen who later was released to her mother. The man had no outstanding warrants and later was released.

Jan. 22
Verbal dispute — Feeling jilted after discovering that his live-in girlfriend had been cheating on him with another man, the boyfriend called the woman to tell her to come to the house, pick up her things and leave. While talking to his girlfriend, the man reported that the new boyfriend grabbed the phone away from the girl and made threats to have him killed. The man called police after being threatened. A deputy advised him on eviction procedures.

Lost property — A tag was taken from a boat trailer that was left on the boat owner’s property while the boat was in the water. The man tending to the boats and trailer said it had been about a month since he noticed the boat trailer was missing the tag. He said he went to update the tag registration, and that is when he noticed the original tag was missing.

Jan 23
Entering auto — A family’s automobile was left unlocked overnight in front of a Thornbriar Road residence, and the owners reported the following morning they found the dome light of the car on and the armrest open. They said the car appeared to have been rummaged through, and that a brand-new pair of diamond earrings and two wallets containing cash were stolen.

Jan 24
Felony warrant arrest — Officers spotted a man parked in front of the Family Dollar Store on E.G. Miles Parkway. The man was parked there for more than 20 minutes. When the deputy investigated the man and ran a check, it was discovered that the man had an outstanding warrant since April 2011.

Jan. 25
DUI/driving with revoked license/failure to maintain lane — A deputy saw a pickup that appeared to have veered off the road and was stuck in a ditch. The deputy approached the vehicle and saw a man slumped over the steering wheel. The deputy knocked on the window and yelled to the man, startling him awake.
The man opened the door, and the deputy said he looked drunk and had bloodshot eyes. The man admitted that he had a few beers. The deputy asked him where he was going before he veered off the road; he said Jesup. The deputy said the vehicle was headed into Midway, not Jesup. The man blew a .217 on the Breathalyzer.

 

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