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Liberty County Sheriff's blotter for Feb. 7
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• Dec. 14, Disorderly conduct, Wilder Road
Liberty County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a Wilder Road address about an intoxicated man who was behaving belligerently. Deputies reported the man would not listen to them and refused to calm down.

• Dec. 15
Armed robbery, 5879 Oglethorpe Highway

Liberty County Sheriff’s deputies arrived at a Walthourville convenience store to investigate an armed robbery. The store clerk told them that at 3:50 a.m. a man wearing a black and gray jacket, dark pants and black watch cap entered the store. The man asked her which sodas were the least expensive. The clerk directed the man to a cooler containing Pepsi products. She told police the man then approached the counter and paid for the soda.
As the clerk was completing the transaction, the man put his hand into his pocket and told her not to be alarmed and to give him the money from the register or he would shoot her, according to the LCSO report. The clerk told deputies she picked up the telephone, dialed 911 and reported to the operator that she was being robbed.
She then dropped the phone and ran out of the store, she said. The man jumped onto the counter and tried to open the register, but couldn’t. The man left and ran south across Highway 84 in the direction of a feed and seed store, deputies reported. Deputies canvassed the area but did not find the suspect.

• Driving under the influence of alcohol, failure to exercise due care, Leroy Coffer Highway
A Richmond Hill police officer requested assistance from the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office with an alleged drunk driver.
The officer told deputies he saw a car driving at a high rate of speed in the wrong lane. He stopped the driver in Liberty County and told deputies the driver smelled of alcohol and admitted to having “had a shot and a beer.”
The officer told deputies the driver blew a .179 on a field breath test. Deputies spoke with the driver and confirmed the officer’s observations. The driver’s speech was slurred, his eyes were glassy and he was unsteady on his feet, according to the LCSO report.

• Dec. 16
Criminal trespass, Jericho Drive

A Midway woman told LCSO deputies that she and her 2-year-old daughter were home alone when she heard a noise at her back door. The woman said she called out, but no one answered. She told deputies someone tried to open her sliding glass door and set off the home’s burglar alarm.
The woman grabbed her child and called 911, then ran to a neighbor’s, according to the report. When she arrived at the neighbor’s front door, she knocked and said she heard a side door of the house close and the residents tell their children to be quiet. The woman said her neighbors would not open the door.
She then went to another neighbor’s house to wait for deputies. Deputies checked the area for trespassers and did not find anyone. The woman told deputies she had placed a wooden handle in the runner of the sliding glass door to secure it. The handle was pushed up and the sliding glass door was ajar, she said. The woman and her daughter spent the remainder of the night with a friend.

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