June 4: Harassing phone calls — A Midway man reported harassing communications made against a woman. The woman allegedly received phone calls and Facebook messages from her sister and niece stating she had caused her mother’s death.
The woman had been staying with her mother before she passed away, which is how the harassing communications began.
The woman returned to Midway after her mother’s death because, she said, her sister and niece threatened her.
Simple battery, disorderly conduct — A deputy was dispatched to a Proman Lane residence in Fleming in reference to an assault.
The complainant, who appeared intoxicated and was crying loudly, said he was assaulted at a residence while he was getting his van repaired.
The complainant said the man repairing his van attacked him because the repairman thought the complainant was making advances on his girlfriend. The father of the alleged attacker told the deputy that he and his son were fixing the complainant’s van while the complainant hung out and drank beer.
The complainant then walked into the residence and walked in on the son’s girlfriend taking a bath.
To keep the peace, the complainant was asked to leave, but he would not cooperate and kept coming back into the shop for a confrontation.
The father then allegedly pushed and hit the complainant.
The complainant was not injured and was sent to a Hinesville hotel for the night.
Theft by taking (felony) — A man reported his blue 1989 Chevrolet Caprice was missing from his driveway on Isle of Wight Road in Midway. He said his wife last saw the car at 10 p.m. The complainant said the car was locked and the windows were up. The deputy saw no sign of broken glass or tire marks in the driveway.
Criminal trespass — A deputy was dispatched to Clubhouse Drive in Midway in reference to a burglary. The complainant, upon arriving at 12:45 p.m., noticed a window of the building was open.
Previously, the pane on the window was taped together after it was broken, but the broken pane was removed in order for the window to be opened.
Glass in the door was broken, and the door was open. Another door was forced open and the lock broken.
File cabinets and desk drawers were open and disturbed, but the complainant did not find anything missing from the building.
Possession of marijuana, speeding — A deputy stopped a vehicle on Highway 84 that was traveling 61 mph in a 45 mph zone.
When making contact with the driver, the deputy smelled marijuana and also saw a marijuana grinder in the center cupholder.
The driver admitted there was marijuana in the car, as well as a firearm.
The deputy recovered both the marijuana and the firearm.
Aggravated assault — A deputy was dispatched to the Liberty Regional Medical Center emergency room regarding a man who reportedly was shot at Billy’s Club on Bill Carter Road in Hinesville.
The complainant said he was standing outside of the club when he heard a shot and felt pain in his lower back and right leg. After realizing he had been shot, he hid at the side of the club, ran to his car and drove himself to the hospital, he said.
The complainant was not sure which direction the shot came from, but he had a suspicion as to who the shooter was.
The complainant had an entry wound on his lower back and an exit wound on his thigh.