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Hinesville Police Department blotter March 27
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Burglary - forced entry - nonresidence
E.G. Miles Parkway
March 11

On March 25, an officer was dispatched to Eagle Mini Self-Storage. The officer spoke with the complainant who told him the last time he was at his storage unit Mach 11 everything appeared to be fine. When he arrived on March 25, he noticed the lock was missing from the unit. When he looked inside, he noticed several things had been moved and he was missing two TVs, two DVD players, two speakers, and a computer, with a total value of $1,050. He relocked the unit and was given a crime report number. The officer told him that after he had a list of all missing items, he could add them to the report.

False fire alarm
Disruption of public school
Pafford Street
March 20

The fire alarm sounded at Bradwell Institute and the school had to evacuate all students, faculty and staff. Authorities found no fire. Upon review of the school's surveillance system, officers saw a girl wearing a green jacket with a pink book bag pull the alarm. The officer notified a school administrator and asked if he could identify the girl. He could not, so other administrators were called and the suspect described. The student body was searched class by class and an administrators found the girl, who admitted the alarm. She was arrested. She was also suspended and recommended for a school tribunal. She was released to her mother and was scheduled to meet with the officer at HPD for processing and to be taken to jail for a first appearance and bond hearing.

Theft by taking
East Oglethorpe Highway
March 21

On March 22, an officer met with the complainant at HPD. The complainant said she had stayed at the Budget Hotel March 20-22 with her boyfriend. They left the hotel on March 21 at 6:30 a.m. and returned the same day at 11:30 p.m. When they returned, all of their property had been removed from the room. The complainant talked to the manager on duty and assistant manager, who claimed they had been checked out. When the complainant told the manager she had paid for the room through March 22, they were unable to find her check-in information. The manager later found the information and accompanied her to the laundry room to look for her property. She only recovered a Citi Trend bag with dirty clothes. The complainant said she is missing her driver's license, Social Security card, $100 in 20s, clothing valued at $45 and toiletry articles valued at $15. She said the assistant manager told her any property found in the room after check out was thrown away. She was told the cleaning lady lived at the hotel. The complainant couldn't provide the names for the manager or assistant manager. The complainant was briefed on how to replace her driver's license and Social Security card. She filed an identity theft packet.

Simple battery
Airport Road
March 21

An officer went to the Liberty Regional Medical Center emergency room lobby where the victim told the officer that at around 9 p.m. he was visiting a friend. While there, he went outside to take out the garbage. Two men jumped out from behind the dumpster and ran at him. He tried to run, but slipped and fell. The men began to punch and kick him in the back and head. The men then ran off toward Melissa Drive. One suspect was described as being about 6' and slim, wearing a gray, waist-length jacket, black pants and gloves. The other was described as being about 6'1" and heavy. No further description of either individual was provided. The victim said neither attacker said anything. The victim sustained minor abrasions on his forehead and drove himself to LRMC for evaluation.
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