On Wednesday, Bulloch County Sheriff’s Deputies, along with the US Marshal’s
Fugitive Squad, the Georgia State Patrol Aviation, and the Department of
Natural Resources arrested four individuals on multiple charges.
After committing several crimes over the past few months, 29 year-old Scott Edward Collins of Bulloch County was located and arrested.
From BCSO: Sheriff Brown is thankful to all agencies for the assistance in Collins’ capture and is pleased by the collective work conducted by all the agencies involved. Collins was arrested late yesterday evening after climbing into the attic of a residence located on the Nevils Daisy Highway near the Bulloch/Evans county line. Collins has
“Racked up a variety of Felony and Misdemeanor charges over the past few
months and we are pleased to have him in custody”, stated Sheriff Brown.
During the search of the home where Collins was arrested, evidence of stolen
property, illegal firearms and drug related objects were found as well. Along
with Collins, several others were arrested and charged according to the
evidence and property recovered.
The others arrested were 34 year-old Austin Symank from Evans County, 37 year-old Johnny Bridges from Bulloch County, and 41 year-old Vivian Bridges from Bulloch County. All three were issued charges for Possession of Drug Related Objects and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.
This case is still under investigation, with additional charges pending. All four individuals remain in the Bulloch County Jail without bond at this time.
Anyone with information related to this case is asked to call Investigator William Sims at the Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office at 912-764-1767.