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Sheriff’s report for April 17, 2024
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Jeremy Myrick, Indica Place – battery, obstruction of a police officer, false statements, concealing facts.

Tamara Briggs, Old Louisville Road – criminal trespass, cruelty to children.

Miguel Gomez, Hwy 17/Robling Road – driving without a license.

Joseph Fell, Hwy 80 – DUI, failure to maintain lane.

Nikki Friedhoffer, Hwy 80/Hwy. 17 – DUI, failure to obey authorized person directing traffic, driving on wrong side of highway.



Mockingbird Drive – a woman reported that her boyfriend and her brother were in a verbal and physical fight on her property.

Red Maple Lane – a man reported that he and his wife had a verbal and physical altercation; but later did not need law enforcement help.

Gateway Parkway – a man reported that a trailer he leased to another company subsequently went bankrupt and failed to return the trailer.

Central Boulevard – a man reported that another man who was supposed to repair the transmission on a car did not have the work completed and was saying he would return the car and only part of the money that had been paid.

Old Marlow Road – a woman reported that several items she ordered by mail have arrived with the boxes opened and the items missing.

Arnsdorff Loop -- a woman reported that she was defrauded $3,200 by someone claiming to be a hiring manager for C4 Energy who promised to wrap the woman’s car with a company decal for her to earn extra money.

Midland Pines Road – a man reported an unknown suspicious person was on his front porch. Deputies responded and searched the area, but were unsuccessful in finding a possible prowler.

Greene Drive – a man reported that when the wire transfer did not go through to his bank for the sale of a 2021 GMC Yukon Denali, he wanted to report the vehicle as stolen.

Central Avenue – a woman reported that a transmission shop was not getting her vehicle repaired in a timely manner, so she wanted to retrieve her vehicle.

Huger Street – a woman reported that her husband put his fist close to her face and threatened to “knock her out” during a verbal argument.

Keylime Lane – a man reported that an unknown person shot several holes with a BB gun into the side of his house and a window. Deputies investigated and a juvenile from next door admitted he may have “accidentally” fired BBs in the director of his neighbor’s house.

Logistics Street – a man reported that an unknown person had broken into a locked trailer and several items were allegedly stolen. Among the missing items are a yellow hammer drill, a Dewalt grease gun, six rechargeable batteries, a tool box with various handtools, and a big black empty case.

Springfield Police Department reports


None reported.


Courthouse Road – a man reported that another man threatened him if the watch he purchased from the first man did not work.

Rose Road – a woman reported that she received a text from an unknown person offering to pay her $300 to “set up her friend” to meet him on a dirt road where the friend would be killed. Officers followed up, but the friend did not want to talk with police. Effingham County Sheriff was sent to check out the location described for any suspicious activity. They were not successful in locating anything suspicious.