Evans County deputies responded to six calls involving Yassin Mohamed, the man who later died in an officer involved shooting. One of those calls included a transport to Evans Memorial Hospital where a deputy was reportedly told the man 'was not a candidate' for 1013 mental health treatment.
Video from the dash camera of a Claxton Police Department patrol video shows the temperament and demeanor of a man who later died in an officer-involved shooting with an Evans County Sheriff’s deputy over the weekend. Public records obtained by AllOnGeorgia indicate that the man who died during the altercation was detained by law enforcement officials earlier in the evening, but was released instead of being booked at the Evans County jail.
The Georgia Bureau is Investigation is conducting an investigating after an officer-involved shooting overnight in Claxton.
The Coroner in Candler County has been arrested by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
Georgia DOT continues essential road work throughout Southeast Georgia which will cause a number of detours, road closures, and delays in different areas -->
The first death associated with COVID-19 in Toombs County has been confirmed.
The Southeast Produce Council is donating free produce to the community to help alleviate the backlog of food service produce.
The water quality testing, which tests for the bacteria enterococcus, will resume after individual municipalities re-open their beaches.
Evans County doctors ask Commissioners to order 'shelter in place' for all individuals. "We understand that there will be unintended consequences of these drastic measures, but the alternative is worse."
This is the letter as read out by Mayor Jonathan McCollar during Sunday's emergency Statesboro City Council meeting.