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Police Blotter, Sept. 6, 2015

Teen charged in Augusta crash

Posted: September 5, 2015 - 11:17pm

The following accounts were taken from Columbia County Sheriff’s Office incident reports:

Teen charged in Augusta crash

An Appling teen was charged with aggravated assault after he said he rammed another vehicle as an attempt at suicide.

Deputies responded to a wreck on Washington Road near William Few Parkway at about 1 a.m. on Aug. 31, found Brandon Dent, 18, with new and old self-inflicted lacerations to his forearms. He told deputies numerous times that he was sorry. When asked if the cause of the wreck was he was suicidal, he said it was and that he was sorry.

A woman said she was driving west on Washington Road and she saw a white passenger vehicle, later determined to be driven by Dent, exit between CVS and McDonald’s and head east in the westbound lane of Washington Road toward her. She swerved to avoid the car, but it turned into her vehicle and hit the back passenger side.

Dent told another deputy that he intentionally hit the woman’s car in an effort to kill himself. He was transported to the Georgia Regents Medical Center for a mental evaluation.

Roadrage event spurs argument

A couple called authorities on Aug. 31 after they said a woman pointed a gun at them while driving.

A man said he was driving on William few Parkway and merged into the right lane to continue going straight. The man said the driver of a white Ford Explorer began tailgating and flashing their headlights. The Ford followed the couple until Furys Ferry Road at Park Lane. He said the driver of the Ford, a woman, pulled up next to his SUV and yelled at him. The man’s wife, who was in the passenger seat, said the other driver had a gun. He followed the Ford and called authorities.

The man’s wife told deputies she saw the other driver pull up next to them, scream at them and point a gun at them. She said the driver was very irate and kept yelling and pointing the gun.

A deputy contacted the driver, who said that the SUV cut her off in traffic near Riverwood nearly causing her to crash into the back of it. She said she pulled alongside the SUV and yelled, “What is wrong? Are you trying to get shot?! People get shot for this all the time!”

She then drove away. She said the SUV began following her, so she called 911.

The woman said she keeps a pistol in her glove box, but never took it out or pointed it at anyone.

Woman’s Internet hacked

A Martinez woman told deputies Monday that someone
was stealing her Internet
service.

The 63-year-old woman said that on Aug. 10 she noticed the speed of her Internet service was severely slowing down.

She contacted AT & T, who provides the service, and was told that someone hacked into her port. She was also told that the problem was resolved. But the problem started again on Aug. 30.

When the woman contacted AT & T a second time, she was told that they had changed the IP address, network name and password.

Because the problem is ongoing, a company representative told the woman to report it to authorities.

Man hit in face by trespassers

A man said Wednesday that someone trespassing on property he cares for assaulted him.

The 83-year-old man said that he was repairing a building on his property, which neighbors property he is a caretaker for. He saw a couple on the property and told them to leave. The trespasser said he wasn’t leaving and and punched him in the face. knocking the man to the ground.

The man said he saw the trespasser had a holstered handgun, but he never pulled it out. He told the coupe to leave again and they did. The man had a bruise on his face, but refused medical treatment.

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CarolLily

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elegang

It's so terrible! 192.168.l.l

It's so terrible!
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