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Hinesville Police Dept. and Liberty Co. Sheriffs Office reports
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Dec. 10: Criminal trespass — A complainant said his SUV was egged on Oak Crest Drive. The man said he has no known enemies and doesn’t know who might have caused the damage to his vehicle. The complainant was given a case number.

Dec. 11

• Burglary – no forced entry — A Memorial Drive resident said someone entered her residence and took an Xbox360 and eight video games. The responding officer was unable to find signs of forced entry into the residence, although the woman said the upper dead bolt on her carport door was unlocked after being locked that morning.

• Suspected sexual assault — A woman called law-enforcement authorities and said she thought she had possibly been drugged and sexually assaulted. After going to a bar with a friend, the woman said she woke the next morning naked at an unknown location. She had no recollection of the events that took place prior to that morning, but her friend reportedly told her sexual activity had taken place. The complainant complained of a headache and other internal pain. She requested EMS. The complainant was asked to locate the residence where she awoke and notify the sheriff’s office so the proper authorities could assist her.

Dec. 12

• Verbal dispute — A main told deputies he and his girlfriend had a fight about him wanting to move to North Carolina. The man said he packed all his belongings and put them in the car. He said his girlfriend agreed to take him to the local bus station, but he wanted to go to the Savannah bus station. The man said he got out of the car and his girlfriend drove off with all his belongings. While the man was speaking with the responding deputy, the woman came back and returned the man’s belongings without incident.

Dec. 13

• Contempt of court, possession of drug paraphernalia — An officer patrolling the Airport Road area saw a suspect who he knew had been banished from the city until January 2013. The officer asked the suspect for his name and date of birth before calling the police station to confirm the suspect’s banishment. The suspect was arrest for contempt. The officer found a digital scale coated with marijuana residue in the suspect’s pocket. The suspect was processed at HPD and taken to Liberty County Jail to await his January court date.

• Theft by shoplifting — A Dollar General store clerk told an officer that a customer paid for food items but left the store without purchasing a personal-hygiene product she’d put inside her purse. The officer asked the customer about the product in her purse and the woman claimed she bought it from Walmart, but eventually admitted to taking the item without paying. The store’s district manager declined to prosecute but asked that the customer be banned from the store.

Burglary — A real-estate agent said he was checking on a property when he noticed the rear door of the residence had been forced open and the stainless steel refrigerator and stove were missing from the kitchen.

Dec. 14

• Burglary — A Midway woman said someone had forcefully entered her home through a bedroom window and took a small safe that contained $9,351. Two jars containing $351, an envelope containing $400, a pair of earrings and a cross on a chain also were missing. The responding deputy observed a window that had been pried open.

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