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Liberty County Sheriff's blotter for June 11

Here are some recent reports filed by deputies with the Liberty County Sheriff's Office:

May 26
Hit and run — At 3:45 p.m., a deputy went to the Liberty County Jail and met with a complainant who said a vehicle driving the east on Highway 38 struck her westbound vehicle. The vehicle did not stop after hitting her car. The side mirror and the left front window were damaged. The complainant could not provide the suspect’s vehicle information.

May 27
DUI, possession of open container — A deputy saw a vehicle weaving on Leroy Coffer Highway. When he pulled the vehicle over, the driver already held his license out the window for the deputy to look at. The man looked for his vehicle registration and appeared disoriented while doing so.
The deputy saw an aluminum can in a paper bag on the floor of the vehicle. The man grabbed the can and denied it was his, but he did confess to drinking “two draft beers.” He was asked to step out the car, which he had difficulty doing. The deputy smelled alcohol on the man’s breath, but the man refused to take a breath test. He was arrested after refusing twice and taken to the jail.

Verbal dispute — Two deputies were dispatched to Bacontown Road in Midway in reference to a domestic dispute.
The complainant said her mother came to the residence, which was the house of the complainant’s boyfriend’s parents. She said her mother didn’t want her staying there.
The deputies talked to the mother, who said she came to the house because her daughter was not doing her community service and she wanted to know why. The mother left the area, and there wasn’t any violence.

May 30
Burglary — A deputy went to Jessica Court in Allenhurst on a call about a house that reportedly was broken into. The complainant left his house May 19 and returned May 30 to find his television, Nintendo Wii, two Kindle Fire tablets and one HD TouchSmart computer missing. The back doorknob was damaged and unlocked.

Suicide attempt — Two deputies went to Wayside Turn in Midway because a complainant said a woman was trying to harm herself. The woman said she accidentally cut herself with broken glass while washing dishes. She had cuts on both of her arms that were larger than 2 inches.
The homeowner told deputies that the woman was trying to hurt herself with a knife and was intoxicated when the deputies showed up. She was taken to the hospital.

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