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Liberty County Sheriff's blotter for Aug. 24
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Aug. 2
DUI / possession of a controlled substance / possession of marijuana
Dunlevie Road, Allenhurst

Deputy Wade Long stopped a female driver when she reportedly failed to dim her bright lights for oncoming traffic. The deputy reported he detected an odor of alcohol from the woman as he spoke with her and asked her
is she had anything to drink that day. She allegedly told the deputy she had a beer earlier. Long had the woman step out of the car for a sobriety test and eventually arrested her for DUI. The deputy said he found marijuana cigarettes that were previously smoked in the ashtray and reported he found a small plastic bag in the front side door panel that had two white pills.

Aug. 3
Theft by taking
Arbor Ridge Way, Midway

A woman told deputy Shane Brazier that someone had taken her daughters motorcycle out of her garage. The deputy spoke with the owner who said the motorcycle was paid in full and was worth roughly $5,000.

Aug. 4
Criminal trespass
Barrington Ferry Road, Riceboro

Deputy Stephen Wingate responded to the LeCounte Woodmanston Plantation where the president of the foundation reported someone broke the door to their visitor's office. The deputy found the front latch was broken but neither the deputy nor the foundation president found any items missing from the office.

Aug. 5
Possession of sawed-off shotgun
Limerick Road, Midway

Deputy Gary Richardson was speaking with a female driver when he noticed the male passenger in the car had a shotgun that appeared to be illegally altered. The deputy confiscated the gun and shipped it to the GBI to be analyzed. The duo was reportedly detained because the deputy thought the pair had information on a suspect in another case.

Aug. 5
Theft by taking
Interstate Paper Road, Riceboro

Deputy Sascha Krumnow spoke with the site supervisor of a boat ramp project on Interstate Paper Road, who said he came to the site and found the construction storage shed had been broken into.  He said the last time he was at the site was on July 24. The man reported several items were missing including two motors that he said had been used only twice. The man told the deputy he thought he knew who did it and provided a suspect’s name for the deputy to follow up with.

 —Patty Leon 

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