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Hinesville Police blotter for April 22
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April 12: A resident on Desert Storm Drive reported a burglary in which $2,354 worth of entertainment equipment had been stolen.

April 13
• A juvenile involved in an altercation on Tupelo Trail reported his backpack stolen by the alleged assailants. The backpack and its contents — shoes, socks and a cell phone — were valued at $680.

• A man was detained and charged with possession with intent to distribute after he was seen by a patrol officer running across Eunice Road and throwing something on the ground. The man was stopped and questioned about his activities, and the discarded object recovered was found to be a plastic container holding two bags that contained what appeared to be cocaine and crack cocaine.

• A resident of Maple Drive reported a burglary in which $600 worth of entertainment equipment had been stolen.

April 14
• A Brantley Drive resident reported an attempted burglary at her home. Responding officers found no one in the area.

• A Beverly Drive resident reported a possible identity theft and theft of her tax refund. She told police she estimated her taxes online through several preparation services but did not complete the process, instead choosing to file her taxes at Fort Stewart. The tax preparers on post told her later her return already had been filed and a refund issued. The woman did not receive the refund.

• An employee of a car dealership on Oglethorpe Highway reported a vehicle purchased recently by a woman using a bad check had not been returned. The check fraud previously was reported, he said.

April 15
• A resident on Oglethorpe Highway reported seeing a man peering into neighboring homes before leaving the scene in a black Chevrolet Caprice with decorative rims.

• A woman reported her purse stolen from her vehicle while she visited a residence on Jeanette Circle.

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