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Springfield, Webb Road
Civil matter, Disorderly person, Criminal trespass

Deputies responded to a disorderly person on Webb Road. An officer spoke with the complainant who stated that the woman arrived at his place to collect a debt. When he advised her that he did not have the money at that moment, she became outraged and began using vulgar and abusing language and was spitting at him. He admitted that he said some explicit words as well and demanded her to leave his property. She refused and continued to demand payment, even asking for a post dated check for the debt. After the man called the police, the woman attempted to leave and tore up the yard driving recklessly almost hitting the man. The yard was torn up and the man’s wife agreed with the man’s story. He also stated that he received more than 40 phone calls in the past 24 hours from the woman.

The woman was found at the Effingham County Sheriff’s Office and wished to make a report regarding the man pushing her daughter at the scene. The woman explained that she was owed three hundred dollars from the man and has been attempting to collect the debt for some time. She said she had already been in court trying to get the money but she was tired of paying court costs. She denied attempting to strike the man with her car and only said that the man was standing behind her vehicle not allowing her to leave. She wanted to press charges for the man pushing her daughter.

Guyton, Kolic Helmey Road
Domestic dispute, Simple battery, Simple assault, Terroristic threats

The complainant told police that her former boyfriend, who she shares a child with, came to her residence to bring their child some milk. She stated that when he arrived, she was in the bathroom giving her child a bath. An argument ensued over the custody of the child for the weekend, where he told her that he would drown her in the bathtub for not allowing the weekend visitation. She told him to leave and followed him to the door. She called his probation officer, and when he heard this he slapped the phone out of her hand. He then grabbed her and pulled her down the steps of the residence. She then stated that he left the area in a red Ford Explorer.

Rincon, Woodland Drive
Civil matter, Theft by conversion

An officer met with a woman in reference to a theft. The victim stated that a man had been hired to repair a roof and paint the residence. The woman said that the man told her he would need funds to get the supplies he needed to complete the work. She wrote him a $1,200 check. She stated that he has never made the repairs or painted the residence. She made contact with him on several occasions and he stated that he would be coming in a few days. She states that she had placed a hold on the check but removed it when the man said he was going to be there in a few days. The man still has yet to make repairs or paint.

Springfield, Highway 119 south
Domestic dispute

An officer met with a woman who stated that her husband got angry with her for improperly spending money. The woman stated that he was being very loud and she was tired of hearing him so she called the police. She stated that the man calmed down and went outside when she made the call. When the officer arrived, the man was outside standing by a storage building smoking a cigarette. The man admitted to getting loud and said that everything would be fine. The wife said that she should not have called the police and was not scared or worried about being alone with the man. Both people agreed to talk it over and remain calm.

Domestic dispute

Officers responded to a Springfield residence where a domestic dispute between a husband and wife was reported. The wife had locked herself in the bedroom with the children and the husband was trashing the house. When officers got there, they saw several items scattered through the room. The wife was shaken about what had happened. The husband said that he was looking for some money that the wife had hidden. Officers saw a broken chair in the kitchen, and the husband said that this was his house and he “redecorated it.” Both people had had a few beers earlier in the evening. The husband was arrested for domestic dispute.