Driver charged in fatal wreck
A Lincolnton, Ga., man involved in a June 1 wreck that killed a newlywed and injured his bride was charged Thursday.
Torvory Orverice Curry, 35, turned himself in to authorities and was charged with driving on a suspended license and open container. He was released from the Columbia County Detention Center Thursday after posting a $2,200 bond, according to jail records.
Curry was driving on Washington Road near the Little River Bridge at about 10:15 p.m., when he was hit head-on by a Saturn driven by Brian Allen Orzechowski, 36. Orzechowski had just left his wedding reception and was headed to Pointes West Army Resort with his bride, Crystal Lynn Krentler, 35, when he crossed the center line.
Orzechowski died at the scene. Krentler was in fair condition Thursday at Georgia Regents Medical Center, according to a hospital spokesperson.
Curry was taken to the Doctors Hospital with injuries not believed to be life-threatening. Curry was driving on a suspended license and had an open container of alcohol in the vehicle.
The following account was taken from Columbia County Sheriff’s office incident reports:
Woman turns in estranged husband for child porn
A Columbia County woman told authorities Tuesday that she found child porn on her estranged husband’s computer.
The said she is in the process of divorcing her husband. As she was downloading photos from the family computer a few days before, the woman said she found a video of a child dancing and masturbating.
The woman downloaded the video to her computer and took it to her attorney. The attorney called authorities.
Investigator’s ammo missing
A Columbia County sheriff’s investigator reported Wednesday that someone stole bullets from his county-issued vehicle.
The investigator said he left two spare magazines for his duty weapon in the door of his vehicle when he dropped it off at the Columbia County Central Shop for repairs on May 31. He picked up the vehicle on June 7.
On Tuesday, the investigator said he retrieved the magazines for training and found them empty. Each magazine was loaded with 15 rounds.
Caller wants man to help build bomb
A Martinez man called authorities Monday after someone wanted his help building a bomb to blow up a city.
The 34-year-old man said he got a call from a blocked number Monday. Someone he didn’t know asked for his services in making a bomb and using it in a remote-controlled airplane to blow up a city.
Vandals flood new house
A Realtor told deputies Tuesday that someone flooded a new Grovetown house.
The Realtor said a passing contractor told her a large amount of water was coming from the garage of a Wilson Parker Homes house that she is broker for on Erika Lane. She found water flowing from underneath the garage doors. The Realtor went inside and found an inch of standing water on the floor and water flowing from the ceiling.
Someone turned on all the upstairs sink faucets and closed the drains. The Realtor had the water and power to the house shut off.
The Realtor contacted the last agent who showed the house. The agent said the house was not damaged on June 9.