For the past two weeks, officers from the Claxton Police Department (CPD) and Evans County Sheriff’s Office (ECSO) have been working diligently together on a rash of violence and crime in Claxton and Evans County. According to CPD Chief Dale Kirkland and Lieutenant-Investigator Chris Moser, a timeline of events is provided below.
On June 13, shots fired were reported to CPD on Calvary Street in Claxton. Officers reported finding no evidence of a shooting but discovered a victim…….
…..A brutal beating occurred June 17 on Olliff Street in Claxton. An unidentified person…..
…..On Wednesday, June 19, the stolen utility trailer belonging to Ace Hardware and a stolen truck were recovered…..
…..A double shooting occurred in the early morning hours of Saturday, June 22…..
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By Julie Braly, Editor