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Long County Sheriff's Department reports June 10
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May 1, 2007
Route 3, Box 27 A-B

Deputies, en route to assist with fires, were rerouted in reference to a man who was in violation of a temporary restraining order. It was the second call received that day from the complainant stating the man kept returning. When deputies arrived, the offender was sitting on the porch. When he was asked to stand and place his hands behind his back, the man staggered and deputies detected an odor of alcohol. The offender was arrested and taken to the sheriff’s office.

Aggravated assault
May 5, 2007
North Route 2 Box 89

A fight between two men left one badly beaten and bloody. One of the men phoned a woman and stopped by to see her after she told him not to do so. When he arrived, he reportedly saw the second man speaking with the woman and began throwing punches. When deputies arrived, the offender fled the scene. DNA samples were collected. A warrant was issued for the offender. A deputy contacedt the suspect by phone and told him of the warrant and let him know that he would be arrested. The suspect stated he would turn himself in to law enforcement.

Possession of Marijuana
May 6, 2007
Georgia Highway 38

Deputies checked on a truck in the parking lot of the First Baptist Church. A passenger was seated in the vehicle while another man was beside it looking into the bed. As deputies approached the vehicle, the man beside the truck appeared nervous. A deputy looked into the bed of the truck and found what appeared to be clear bags containing a green leafy substance. The deputy placed the man under arrest and asked the passenger to exit the truck. The man was searched but nothing was found. The deputy later searched the vehicle and found clear plastic wrappers that contained pills. MACE agents were notified. The vehicle was released to the passenger who later turned himself claiming ownership of the marijuana. He was placed under arrest.

Found contraband
May 11, 2007
Georgia Highway 57

During a joint Long County and MACE agency road check, a partial marijuana cigarette was found about 200 meters south of the road check. The item was confiscated and destroyed.

Reckless conduct
May 14, 2007
Country Manor MHP

Complainants reported they were afraid someone was going to get injured or killed when a man pulled up in his vehicle and began fighting with their neighbors. They said the man had a shotgun but never pointed it or pulled it out, but were concerned the situation might get out of control.
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