Andrea Ostrander (26) was arrested and charged with Trafficking in Illegal Drugs/Possession of Methamphetamine/Willful Obstruction of Law Enforcement. Carrie McNeely (29) was arrested and charged with Receipt, Possession or Transfer of Firearm/Trafficking in Illegal Drugs/Possession of Methamphetamine/Willful Obstruction of Law Enforcement. William McNeely (30) was arrested and charged with Trafficking in Illegal Drugs/Possession of Methamphetamine/Willful Obstruction of Law Enforcement. John Clary (23) was arrested and charged with Trafficking in Illegal Drugs/Possession of Methamphetamine. Christopher Purvis was arrested and charged with an existing Theft by Taking warrant/Receipt, Possession or Transfer of Firearm/Trafficking in Illegal Drugs/Possession of Methamphetamine. Deputies responded to River Ridge Loop for a welfare of check on Ostrander’s children and while there they discovered suspected methamphetamine as well as firearms and one subject with an active warrant. All subjects were transported to the Brantley County Detention Center. The Department of Family and Children Services arrived to tend to the children.
In other action:
Deputies met with two different complainants at the Brantley County Sheriff’s Office in reference to Theft by Taking that occurred at Knox Cemetery. Both complainants stated that bronze head markers had been stolen from their loved ones graves. The Brantley County BOard of Commissioners has offered a reward for information leading to an arrest in this case.
Brandy L. Anderson (32) was arrested and charged with Receipt, Possession or Transfer of firearm. Deputies were dispatched to the George Ave. in reference to a dispute. Upon arrival it was discovered that Anderson who is a convicted felon was living in the home where several firearms were present. Anderson was transported to the Brantley County Sheriff’s Office.
Stephanie Lassiter (41) was arrested and charged with Possession of Marijuana with Intent/Possession of Marijuana less than an Ounce/Possession of Open Container/No Proof of Insurance. Deputies pulled up behind the suspect vehicle which was stopped at a stop sign for an unusually long time and asked if they needed assistance. The driver (Lassiter) stated she was trying to get her phone which she had dropped. The deputy noticed an open bottle of beer in the vehicle. Also located in the vehicle was a zipper wallet that belonged to Lassiter which contained suspected marijuana. Lassiter did state the marijuana belonged to her.
Deputies responded to the Brantley County Sheriff’s Office to meet with complainant in reference to Terroristic Threats and Acts/Harassing Phone Calls. Complainant stated they have received several text messages of a threatening nature from the offender.
Deputies responded to Thrift Landing in reference to Theft by Taking. Complainant stated someone stole the battery from their vehicle.
Alexander Rowland (56) was arrested and charged with Public Drunkenness. Deputies were dispatched to meet with the conductor of an Amtrak train at the Ga 520 crossing. The conductor stated they had a passenger that was drunk and disorderly and he needed to be removed from the train. Rowland was transported to the Brantley County Detention Center.
Deputies responded to the Johnson Ave area in reference to Criminal Trespass/Abandoned, Unattended Vehicle. Complainant stated there had been a young male standing on the porch and there was a Green Kia left parked in front of the house. The driver of the vehicle could not be located. It was towed from the area.
Mark Lusty (44) was arrested and charged with DUI/Driving while License Suspended/Weaving over Roadway/Speeding in excess of Maximum Limits. Deputies were called to Satilla Estates in reference to a speeding motorist. Complainants stated they believed the driver to be Lusty and gave a description of the suspect vehicle. Deputies located the vehicle still in the area and observed Lusty to weave completely over to the other lane of travel. A traffic stop was performed and Lusty was transported to the Brantley County Detention Center.
Deputies responded to the 100 Block of Main Street in reference to Theft by Taking. Complainant stated several items had been stolen from their home in the past week.
Deputies responded to the 400 block of Canal Rd in reference to Harassing Phone calls. Complainant stated they had been receiving harassing phone calls.
Deputies responded to St afford Rd in reference to Criminal Trespass. Complainant stated a portion of their fence had been damaged.