Ga. Law 16-12-221 states that raffles have to be approved by the Sheriff. This is a simple procedure. This notice is not to discourage any one trying to help a worthy cause or person. This is to let the public know that you are not being scammed. If you wish to hold a raffle call the Appling County Sheriff’s Office and you will be advised of the procedure to take.
Sheriff Benny Deloach would like to report the following activity of the Appling County Sheriff’s Office.
June 20, answered a call to McKinney Lane in reference to a burglary. The complainant stated someone had gone into her residence and stolen several items valued at $465.00. Investigation continues.
June 20, answered a call to Hoppy Trail in reference to a burglary. A complainant stated unknown subject had entered her residence and took her 46-inch Sanyo TV. No sign of forced entry was noted. Investigation continues.
June 21, answered a call to Fair Street in reference to a theft. A complainant stated he loaned his chainsaw to a subject and found his chainsaw at a local pawnshop. The Chainsaw was recovered and returned to the owner. Investigation continues.
June 21, a complainant came to the Appling County Sheriff’s Office to report possible child abuse. An investigator took the report and DFACS was notified. Investigation continues.
June 21, answered a call to Old Surrency Road in reference to a vehicle fire. A vehicle was found unattended, a rag had been stuck in the gas tank. Investigation continues as arson.
June 22, answered a call to Clifton Road in reference to a domestic dispute. The complainant stated she and a subject had a verbal dispute and asked the subject to leave the residence. The subject left and took her dog when he left. Complainant was advised of legal action she could take.
June 22, answered a call to Gardenia Circle in reference to a domestic dispute between a mother and a son. Both parties were advised of legal action they could take.
June 22, answered a call to Perry Road in reference to an unresponsive subject. Joey Bill Perry, 50, of Baxley, was found to be deceased by a family member. The coroner and investigator were notified.
June 22, answered a call to Hutcheson Road in reference to a domestic dispute, which led to the arrest of Willie Thomas Rogers, 25, of Lyons; Deborah Ann Hughes, 41, of Baxley, and Madison Coreena Hughes, 20, of Baxley. All three were charged with simple battery.
June 22, answered a call to Zoar Road in reference to a burglary. A complainant stated someone entered her residence and took her ring valued at $10,000.00. Investigation continues.
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