Sheriff Benny Deloach would like to report the following activity of the Appling County Sheriff’s Office.
Aug. 31, answered a call to Barney Road in reference to threats. A complainant stated a subject had made threats against him.
Sept. 1, a routine traffic stop on GA 4/ Miles Stockyard Road resulted in the arrest of Timmie King, 26, of Alma. King was charged with possession of marijuana.
Sept. 1, answered a call to Doc McTier Road in reference to a domestic dispute. A mother and a daughter had a verbal dispute, which turned physical that resulted in the arrest of Bobby Stephen Reese, 17, of Baxley; Felicia Victoria Ferretiz, 21, of Baxley; and Melissa Kilgore, 40, were charged with affray.
Sept. 1, answered a call to Hart Street in reference to harassment/threats. A complainant stated subject continues to come to her residence making threats toward her and her boyfriend. The officer talked with the subject and subject stated there would be no further confrontation.
Sept. 2, answered a call to Johns Lane in reference to a theft. A complainant stated he left his vehicle unlocked with $420.00 in cash left in the console, which had been stolen. Investigation continues.
Sept. 2, answered a call to Annie Lee Road in reference to a domestic dispute. A complainant and a husband had verbal disagreement with family members. The family members left the residence before officer arrived.
Sept. 3, answered a call to Lake Mayers in reference to a possible drowning.
Upon officer arrival, family member stated five-year-old-girl had gone too far out in the water and was brought to the bank by another family member. CPR was done on the child and was taken to Appling ER to be checked further. The child was released and sent home.” Special Thanks” to Courtney Pace who performed CPR on the victim.
Sept. 3, answered a call to Wayne Jones Road in reference to a theft. A complainant stated sometime during the last three months unknown person(s) had cut two catalytic convertors from his 1994 Ford truck valued at approximately $180.00.
Sept. 3, answered a call to Hutcheson Road in reference to stalking. A complainant stated she met a subject at Wal-Mart and gave him her phone number. The complainant stated she did not realize but subject had followed her to her home and tried to enter her residence without her permission. Officers talked with the subject and advised him not to go to the residence again. The complainant was advised not to give phone number to strangers.
Sept. 3, answered a call to Old Surrency Road in reference to vehicle fire. The complainant stated she had been having trouble with her vehicle and it caught on fire. The Surrency Fire Department responded and put the fire out. The vehicle was badly damaged and was moved by a local wrecker service.
Sept. 4, answered a call to Golden Isles East of Surrency in reference to a theft. A complainant stated unknown person(s) had broken into his residence and taken items valued at approximately $19,000.00. Investigation continues.
Sept. 4, answered a call to Cleland Lane in reference to an affray incident. A complainant and a subject had a verbal dispute, which led to an altercation. Albert Lee Hopkins, 35, of Baxley, was arrested and charged with affray.
Sept. 5, answered a call to Dixon Road in reference to an abandoned vehicle. The vehicle was found in roadway and owner could not be located. The vehicle was towed.
Sept. 5, answered a call to Creosote Road in reference to a dispute. A complainant stated he and the offender had a verbal disagreement but they had settled their differences.
Sept. 5, a complainant came to the sheriff’s office to report financial fraud. The complainant stated person(s) unknown had withdrawn over $40,000.00 from his bank account. Investigation continues.
Sept. 7, a complainant came to the sheriff’s office to report a computer scam/fraud. The complainant stated a message came up on her computer stating it was from the FBI and to send $200.00 or would serve time in prison. The complainant sent money. Investigation continues. Please beware of scams!
Sheriff Deloach asks that if anyone notices any suspicious activity please report it to the Appling County Sheriff’s Office at 367-8120.