ECSO 11/23/22


According to the Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office…

November 14

Deputies were dispatched to Hwy 1 South in reference to an animal collision. Complainant stated he struck a deer when it ran into the roadway, with moderate damages.

Complainant reported a reckless driver on Hwy 57 passed her and other vehicles at a stop sign, running the stop sign.

Vehicle was unlocked on King Circle Dr. with no incidents.

Deputy responded to Old Reidsville Rd. in reference to an animal collision. No injuries were reported and complainant advised a deer ran into him, causing moderate damages.

Deputy responded to Walgreen’s wo unlock a vehicle.

November 15

Deputies responded to E. Broad St. in Twin City in reference to complainant hearing someone in his back yard. C/p advised he and his neighbor both heard someone walking in the wood line behind their properties. Deputies rode the area and had no contact with anyone in the area.

Offender was located on William Rountree Rd. and taken into custody for an outstanding warrant.

Deputy’s tag reader alerted him of an expired tag and no valid insurance, at which time he initiated a traffic stop. Deputy made contact with the driver who seemed to have a diminished mental capacity. Deputy decided to give the driver a ride home being she only lived two miles away. Deputy was then contacted by ECSO prior to leaving the scene and was advised that the driver’s daughter reached out to him and advised that the insurance and registration were not renewed due to the fact that the driver was not supposed to be driving due to her health. The daughter wished for the keys to be taken to ECSO and a family member would pick them up and get the vehicle. Driver was transported to her residence on Cow Ford Bridge Rd.

Complainant spoke wo investigators regarding a possible theft/breech of contract regarding cellphone software/hardware. Offender was approved and received cellphone hardware valued at appx. $2,000 for a free trial run and was supposed to mail it back but never did. The cellphone company received notification that the hardware was in use and operational.

Deputy was conducting a traffic stop on Hwy 4 when a vehicle passed and increased the speed of 76 MPH in a 55 MPH zone. Another deputy was down the road and was advised of the speeding violation and vehicle description. Deputy made contact with the vehicle and initiated a traffic stop. Upon making contact with the driver, deputy advised his why he was being stopped and the driver began speaking to the deputy and due to his demeanor and advising deputy that he already received citations for speeding and he could only get four more points on his license and he would lose them. Seeing as the driver appeared to understand his traffic violation, deputy lowered the speed to 69 MPH in a 55 MPH zone to keep points off his license. Once the driver was advised of the matter, he got upset and was visibly angry because he wanted a warning instead of a citation.

Deputies responded to Hwy 47 East in reference to a structure fire.

November 18

Deputy responded to E. Broad St. in Twin City in reference to a TPO on offender. Contact was made with offender at the residence where the TPO was served. Offender was allowed to gather some clothes, then removed from the property and transported to NBIC in Garfield.

Deputies were dispatched to McGarrh Mill Pond Rd. in reference to a burglary. It was later determined that the incident was a civil issue involving a property dispute between complainants.

November 19

Deputies were dispatched to Marlynn Dr. in reference to a burglary report.

Deputies met with complainant in reference to a theft incident. C/p stated his girlfriend/suspect took $800 cash for his wallet while inside the residence without his consent and left to go to Metter. C/p further stated this is not the first time suspect has taken money from him.

Deputy made contact with complainant in reference to a missing person report. Deputy was advised that the victim was last seen the night prior. Several contacts were made with relatives and co-workers of the victim, one of which stated victim was last seen on I16. After making contact with local agencies in the areas of interest, it was determined that victim had been incarcerated in Effingham Co. on DUI charges.

Deputy was dispatched to Tony Baker Rd. in reference to threats over the phone. Deputy spoke with complainant who stated offender has been calling her non-stop asking for someone that does not live there. C/p stated offender became mad and told her he would kill everyone in the house.

Deputies responded to Leman Rd. in reference to a stabbing.

Deputy responded to Maple Ave. in Stillmore in reference to damage to property. Complainant advised she heard a loud noise and discovered her glass sliding door had been damaged from what appeared to be a BB or pellet.

November 20

Deputy was aware of offender having an active probation warrant for her arrest and made contact with her on Fairground Rd. Offender was taken into custody without incident and transported to EmCo Jail.

Deputy observed a vehicle on Hwy 80 West with the driver being known to have suspended/revoked license, as well as outstanding arrest warrants. Deputy conducted a traffic stop and offender was placed under arrest without incident and transported to EmCo Jail.

Deputy met with complainant in reference to a stolen four-wheeler.

Deputies responded to Hwy 80 East in reference to a kitchen entry alarm. Contact was made with the homeowner who advised his alarm remote batteries are low and he couldn’t disarm it in time and everything was fine.

November 21, 2022

Deputy was dispatched to Abb Johnson Rd. in reference to a fire in the attic. Swainsboro and TC Fire Depts. were on scene putting out the fire that started from a fireplace.