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Hinesville Police Department crime reports
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April 22
• Two men were arrested for marijuana possession during a traffic stop on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. A patrol officer observed a vehicle enter his lane without signaling and pulled it over. The passenger appeared nervous so the officer requested K-9 assistance. A free-air sniff indicated the presence of narcotics and during a search of the vehicle, a bag containing what appeared to be marijuana was found.

• A resident of Flat Shoal Road reported a burglary in which $3,704 worth of entertainment equipment and laptops was stolen.

• A woman visiting a city park on Sharon Street reported her purse stolen from a picnic table. Witnesses told the victim two male juveniles left the area with the purse, which reportedly contained cash, bank cards and cell phones.

• Employees of a convenience store on Memorial Drive reported a shoplifting suspect had returned to the establishment. The suspect denied shoplifting at a previous visit; employees showed officers video surveillance in which an individual bearing resemblance to the suspect was seen taking items from the store.

April 23
 • A resident of Nordeoff Court reported hearing someone knock at her back door early in the morning. The suspect, a juvenile, was found nearby by responding officers. The juvenile admitted to knocking on the door. He said he was looking for his brother after leaving his parents’ residence without permission.

• A man was arrested outside a bar on Oglethorpe Highway for public drunkenness. The man flagged officers down but was incoherent and belligerent. Officers detained him and released him to the custody of military police on Fort Stewart.
• A resident of South Main Street reported a burglary in which $220 in cash was taken. The victim named a suspect, who could not be located at the time of the incident.

• An officer responded to a report of suspicious injuries to a juvenile who was being treated at Winn Army Community Hospital. The parents and child told police the child received second-degree burns when he fell off a bicycle. DFACS officials also responded to the report.

April 24
• The caretaker of a residence on South Main Street reported a burglary in which entertainment equipment and firearms valued at $2,400 were stolen. The residents, who were out of town during the incident, were notified of the theft.

• A burglary was reported at a residence on South Main Street. The victim reported missing jewelry, cash and entertainment equipment valued at $2,956.

• A resident of Greenbriar Road reported a burglary in which entertainment and computer equipment were taken. A neighbor of the victim reported seeing a suspect in the area carrying items away from the house.

April 20
• A resident of Elaine Street reported a rock was thrown through the window of her vehicle.

April 24
• A resident of Honeycreek Lane reported someone attempted to enter his residence, and responding officers observed damage to a door. Nothing was reported missing.

April 25
• A man reported damage to the windows of his vehicle on West Oglethorpe Highway. Responding officers noted the damage appeared to be made by BBs.



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