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Sheriff's blotter for March 3
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Feb. 1: Verbal dispute — A verbal dispute ensued when a woman placed her estranged husband’s belongings outside her Live Oak residence and her sister-in-law did not approve.
The woman, whose husband currently is incarcerated, said her husband was aware she was discarding the items.

Disorderly conduct — A Liberty County school-bus driver reported that two students from Midway Middle School got into an altercation in his bus as they drove down Barrington Ferry Road. The bus driver dropped off one of the students at his house, where the mother tried to board the bus to speak about the fight.
The second student involved said the parent threatened retaliation. The bus driver told the parent to handle the issue with school administrators.

Theft by taking — The owner of Alive Beauty Supply, located on East Oglethorpe Highway, reported several items taken from her business. The owner thinks it may have been an inside job since a particular employee had access to the security code and later failed to show up for work over the weekend.

Feb. 2
Simple battery — A father and son were involved in a domestic altercation that started when the son told his dad he was moving out of their Ridge Court residence. According to the incident report, the son gathered some belongings and said he would come back later.
Deputies later were dispatched back to the house where they found the father sitting on his front porch with a laceration on the top of his head. The father said his son hit him with a beer bottle after breaking a front window to get back into the house.
The son alleged he went back to the house for a pair of shoes he left behind and his father pushed him so he struck him with the bottle. The son also had a laceration to the head.
Both men went to Liberty Regional Medical Center.

Mental patient — A woman reported her mother refused to take her medication and was acting paranoid. Deputies spoke with the woman who admitted she sometimes forgets to take her prescribed pills. She told police she thought people were coming into her house and hiding things as a conspiracy against her. Deputies noticed she had a bruise on her forehand and a black eye. The woman said she fell and sustained the injuries and would only go to the hospital if police drove her. She was driven to Liberty Regional Medical Center.

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