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• A tip to police led to the arrest of a Savannah man wanted on 20 counts of check fraud. Officers proceeded to 1712 Reynolds Street. After knocking on the door, an adult female answered stating, “Jerome ain’t here,” but the officer saw the subject get up from behind her and walk to the rear of the house. The female was told that the officer “had just seen the suspect when she answered the door, that there were multiple warrants for his arrest and that hindering the arrest of the suspect was a crime.” Still the woman refused. Officers entered the residence, along with a K-9 Officer and his canine partner, Nick, who alerted to an area under a raised bed in the rear of the residence. When the suspect realized the dog was at his heels he yelled, “I’m coming out.” In addition to the charges against the man, the woman who obstructed officers was arrested and charged with Hindering the Apprehension of a Criminal.


• Police reported to a residence on Victory Drive on a report that a woman’s husband was taking things out of her house. She also told police he ”may have shot someone.” She said her husband had called and told her, ”They’re after me! They’re after me!” She said she had no idea who he might have shot. The couple has been separated two years.


• A man called police to report that homeless individuals are entering and sleeping in an abandoned building on Whitaker Street. Upon arrival, police found a man inside the residence. He had entered by removing wooden boards from the front door. He was taken into custody, charged with criminal trespass and taken to jail.




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