Updated: Jan 5, 2022
Reports from Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office, under the leadership of Sheriff Jeffrey Brewer, are as follows:
Deputies unlocked a vehicle for an individual on Lake Luck Drive on November 8.
On November 8, deputies assisted with a single-vehicle accident on Highway 297 at Alcott Drive. No injuries were reported, although the vehicle sustained moderate front end damage.
A Twin City woman reported a lost/stolen tag on November 8.
On November 7, a Twin City woman filed a report in reference to an offender breaking a TPO. Both parties were referred to the superior court.
Deputies responded to a residential alarm call on Sam Overstreet Road on November 7. Once on scene, the resident informed officials the alarm had been set off accidentally.
Deputies and animal control helped an injured dog receive treatment at a local vet’s office on November 7.
On November 5, a victim spoke with an investigator about a fraud incident involving his business account.
A man in Twin City filed a private property damage report on November 5 after a vehicle ran into the corner of his residence. The offender/driver advised he was working on the vehicle, took it for a test drive, and his foot got stuck on the gas pedal. He reportedly attempted to avoid the house, overcorrected, and struck the residence anyway. Offender was given a citation for operating a vehicle while unlicensed, and the vehicle suffered major damage. The home sustained minor damage to a brick wall, cracks, and some structural movement. The vehicle was removed afterward.
On November 5, deputies responded to Granddaughter Avenue in Twin City and assisted the local police force there with an irate subject.
A victim on Bonnie Road in Swainsboro filed a report in reference to assault/battery on November 6.
On November 3, deputies responded to Highway 221 North at the Norristown Junction convenience store in reference to a tractor-trailer stuck in the ditch with the trailer portion of the rig blocking the roadway. Upon arrival, the reporting deputy met with another individual, the driver of a Chevrolet pick-up. This driver stated he missed the turn and was attempting to turn around in the store’s parking lot; he added that he was attempting a wide turn due to concrete barricades in the parking lot when his pick-up became stuck in the ditch. The Chevrolet was able to be removed by a witness. No damages were dustained to either vehicle or the tractor’s trailer at the time of the report.
Deputies responded to NE Railroad Avenue on November 6 in reference to an unruly juvenile.
Deputies unlocked a vehicle at the jail on November 6.
A Walmart worker filed a check forgery report on November 6.
On November 6, a complainant on Moore Street filed a burglary/forced entry report. Specified on the stolen property list were a jar of change and one electric sprayer.
Deputies conducted a welfare check at a residence on Union Chapel Road on November 6. Victim refused EMS treatment. Before deputies departed, they advised the victim to call EMS later if needed or get checked out for safety.
On November 6, deputies were dispatched to the area of McGarrh Mill Pond Road in reference to subjects standing beside the roadway with shot guns. Upon arrival, several vehicles and subjects wearing camo/orange vests were observed in various locations along the woodline next to the roadway. The report states “it was apparent these individuals were members of a hunting club running deer dogs.” Contact was made with one of the hunters, who advised they had been next to the roadway to keep the dogs from crossing over McGarrh Mill Pond Road.
Deputies responded to Northside Beverage on November 7 and assisted Swainsboro Police Department with a single-vehicle accident.
Deputies conducted a welfare check at a residence on Scarboro Church Road on November 7. According to the 911 caller, the woman for which the welfare check was requested was talking about harming herself. Upon arrival, deputies contacted the victim, who stated she was not suicidal as suggested by the caller. Victim was also questioned by EMS and did not show any signs of being a threat to herself.
On November 7, a woman on Marion Street filed a report in reference to assault/battery. Victim was advised of the warrant and TPO processes.
On November 4, a Swainsboro man filed a report in reference to his truck being damaged by a trailer rented by a local equipment company.
A Kite woman filed a report on November 4 in reference to vehicle damage sustained after striking a deer on Old McLeod Bridge Road.