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Liberty County Sheriff's blotter for March 3
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Feb. 10: Matter of record — A juvenile girl told deputies a male acquaintance wanted her to send him nude photos of herself. When she refused, he threatened to leak a video of the two of them having sex on the Internet. Deputies advised the girl to speak to her mother. The girl said she would not tell her mother and would not give deputies information on the male acquaintance.

Feb. 22
Interference with custody —A woman claimed her ex-husband took her twin daughters from her Walton Road home and crossed state lines with them, violating a court order. The woman said the ex messaged her, saying he was going to pick up the girls and spend time with them but stay at a local Hinesville hotel. Instead, the woman said she received a text from one of her girls saying they just arrived at the ex-husband’s girlfriend’s house in Bluffton. Deputies attempted to locate the girlfriend’s Bluffton address, but within a span of 30 minutes, the girlfriend’s Facebook page was deleted.

Obstruction of law enforcement officer/fraudulent ID card/possession of open container/weaving/broken window — It never pays to try and trick a law-enforcement officer — just ask two men who were arrested after their vehicle was pulled over on Holmestown Road.
Deputies spotted a red Camaro with a busted front window weaving across the roadway. When the deputy went to speak to the driver, he detected a strong odor of alcohol. When asked to produce his driver’s license, the man handed the deputy a photo ID that looked like it belonged to the man who was the passenger in the car. When questioned, the man admitted he didn’t have a license and that the ID belonged to the passenger. Both men were arrested and hauled to jail.

Possession of marijuana less than an ounce/possession of open container/no tag — Deputies spotted a white pickup truck that didn’t have a tag and stopped the vehicle to speak with the driver. The driver said she didn’t know the truck’s tag was expired. In the meantime, the male passenger decided it was better to be up front than try and hide anything from police. The man produced an open container of booze and presented it to one of the officers. While one of the deputies spoke to the passenger, the other deputy walked around the truck with his K-9. The dog alerted the deputies that there might be narcotics in the truck. The passenger produced a marijuana cigarette and more of the green substance later was found in his area of the car. The man also had an outstanding warrant and was arrested.

Knowingly driving with suspended license — A woman said she had received a letter from the state indicating her license was suspended but she drove her car anyway and was stopped by police. The woman was caught in the Lewis Fraiser Road area and arrested.

Feb. 23
DUI refusal/weaving on road/tag light required — Those planning to drink and drive would be wise to fix their broken tag light.
One woman wishes she had done so after she passed a Liberty County Sheriff’s  Office deputy, who spotted the busted light.
The deputy pulled over the black Oldsmobile that was heading down Highway 84.
The deputy reported the female driver reeked of alcohol, had slurred speech and blood shot eyes.
He reported the woman failed a series of sobriety tests but refused to submit to a breath test.
In addition to being booked on DUI refusal, the woman was cited for weaving across the road and the busted tag light.

Driving while license suspended or revoked/no proof of insurance/no tag — A man was arrested after new technology employed by the sheriff’s office alerted deputies that the vehicle the man driving was not properly insured.
The deputy reported the Tag Reader System mounted on his patrol car captured the information for a Chevy Equinox that was traveling north on Georgia 405 and alerted him to stop the vehicle.
The driver had a suspended license and no insurance, and the vehicle did not have the proper tags.

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