Sheriff Benny Deloach is warning citizens to please beware of telephone calls stating they are with IRS or Social Security asking for your personal information, threatening legal action if you do not respond. Also people are receiving calls about failing to appear for Duty Court. The caller identifies himself or herself as an Appling County Deputy and to purchase a money card and call the number back to them. Do not comply with these type calls, they are SCAMS!
GBI and Sheriff’s Office investigating home invasion
On June 27, answered a call to McKinney Lane in reference to an aggravated assault. The complainant stated a subject had entered her home tied her hands with cords and wanted her to perform sex acts on him. The complainant managed to escape and ran to her landlord’s residence for help. The offender left in the complainant’s vehicle. A bolo was entered on the stolen vehicle and it was recovered at a different location. The complainant gave a description of the offender. The Appling County Investigators along with GBI are working on the case. Investigation continues.
Sheriff Benny Deloach would like to report the following activity of the Appling County Sheriff’s Office.
June 25, answered a call to Blackshear Highway in reference to an assault. The complainant stated a co-worker had hit him. The complainant was advised of legal action he could take.
June 27, answered a call to Kennedy Road in reference to trespassing. The complainant stated subjects were riding four-wheelers on her property. Signs were posted and have been removed.
June 28, answered a call to Gibbs Street/Surrency in reference to a domestic dispute. The complainant stated an acquaintance of hers came to her residence and assaulted her, took her food from her refrigerator and left. The complainant was advised of legal action to take.
June 28, answered a call to Dub Baxley Road in reference to littering. A complainant stated she saw a subject throw a bag of trash on to her yard. A check stub was found in the garbage and a citation is being issued to subject for littering.
June 29, answered a call to Pat Lewis Road in reference to a vehicle fire. The complainant stated his vehicle caught on fire. The Baxley Red Oak Fire Department responded and extinguished the fire.
June 30, a routine traffic stop on County Farm Road led to the arrest of Bryan Jamal King, 31, of Surrency; Joshua Lee Medders, 25, of Baxley and Neil Curtis Turner, 20, of Baxley. All were charged with possession of marijuana less-than-one-ounce.
June 30, answered a call to Ten Mile Road in reference to a dispute. A complainant stated she let a subject borrow her GPS and will not return it. The complainant was advised of legal action that could be taken.
June 30, answered a call to Daisy Lane in reference to a burglary. A complainant stated someone had climbed through a window and stolen her X-Box with four controllers, two games and two memory cards valued at $500.00. Investigation continues.
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