Reports from Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office

Reports from Emanuel County Sheriff’s Office, under the leadership of Sheriff Jeffrey Brewer, are as follows:


Deputies settled an altercation at the ECI/SHS football game between fans. While deputies were investigating, a friend of the complainant began to yell at officers and school administrators. That individual was asked to leave and escorted out of the gate. The complainant was advised of the warrant process. She was told that she may remain at the game as long as her and the other individual from the original confrontation stayed separated. She choose to leave the game.


Deputies were called on several different occasions to assist with a child custody issue, where the complainant’s children were in the home of a person that was not allowed around them according to the custody agreement. The complainant ended up making threats to the person on their property with a firearm, leading to charges.


Deputies responded to a call stating that a vehicle was left unsecured and partially in the roadway on John Powell Road. The vehicle was towed.


Deputies responded to a motor vehicle accident on Highway 1 South. The driver of an F350 pulling a trailer fell asleep and crossed the median into the northbound lane. The vehicle was inoperable, and the driver only had minor injuries.


A complainant contacted deputies because a suspicious vehicle followed her home on Highway 80. Upon arrival at her residence, her husband was in the yard waiting on her. The vehicle then parked in a neighboring property that was abandoned. The driver was picked up by another vehicle, leaving the first vehicle secured at the abandoned property. The complainant was advised to contact the owner of the property.


Deputies assisted with a two vehicle accident on Highway 1 South. Those injured were transported to Augusta for treatment.


A report was filed for identity theft. The victim stated that he received a bill in the mail from Bank of America for $36,468.00. He stated that he never opened this account, and the address on the account was for a California residence unknown to him.


A report was filed for a driver that hit a deer and caused minor damage to the vehicle.


Deputies initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle traveling 68 mph in a 55 mph zone on Bird Flanders Rd. Upon investigation, it was found that the driver had active warrants from Emanuel County. The driver was arrested. The vehicle did not belong to the driver. The owner could not be contacted, so the vehicle was towed.


Deputies responded to the scene of an accident where a tractor trailer rear-ended a road paver.


Deputies responded to a residence where an individual reported that her door was open and her dog was missing. She believed she knew who took the dog.


A complainant reported 3 damaged mailboxes, one of them being hers. It appeared the mailboxes were hit by a vehicle.


Deputies took a report from a victim that stated his mother entered his residence and took several items.


Deputies responded to Emanuel Medical for a gun shot wound. The victim had been target practicing with a .22 revolver when he accidentally shot the top of his foot. The victim appeared to be intoxicated.


Deputies responded to a family dispute involving threatening text messages.

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