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A thief ended up in jail after he took a photo of himself on a stolen cellphone which automatically uploaded it to Facebook.

At about 5 p.m. Nov. 22 police responded to the 500 Block of Charlton Lane and spoke to Lori Uhr of Florida. She told police that the previous day her vehicle had been broken into overnight and both her phones had been taken. But about 3 p.m. that afternoon she noticed a photo pop up on her Facebook account.

The photo was turned over to detectives as well as the information on the stolen phones. A detective recognized the suspect from the picture. He checked on the person he believed it to be and discovered he was currently on probation.

The suspect, Timothy Jackson, 18, was arrested charged  with burglary in the 2nd degree.


• A fourth man involved in the Nov. 3 shooting at the Coastal Empire Fair been taken into custody as police continue to search for the other men involved.

Ephraim Rashad German, 19, was taken into custody and arrested after turning himself in at police headquarters.
German was charged with false statements and writings as well as served with an aggravated assault warrant already on file for him from a Nov. 2 shooting.

Shawn Hakeem Sibert, 21, of Fluke Street was arrested November 28, and charged with aggravated assault. He and Lajuan Jerome Sloman, 21, were the two suspects believed to be firing at each other at the fair.

Two others, Jeffrey Bashon Crawford, 19, and Diqwane Dreshawn Butler, 28, both also listed as victims in the fair shooting, have been arrested and charged with false statements and writings.

The two men still at large are Terrence Lassalle Thacker Jr., 23, who being sought for lying to police and providing a false name and Sloman, who is being sought for aggravated assault.


• Three South Carolina motorcyclists received broken bones after crashing into a pickup truck and each other on the Talmadge Bridge Saturday.

Dalton Chapman, 64, of Beaufort, SC., Jeffery McClanahan, 56, and  Kim McClanahan of Hardeeville, SC., were transported to Memorial University Medical Center after the 10:42 p.m. crash.

Michael Wright, 51, of Hardeeville, was traveling south over the bridge in a Chevrolet pickup truck and slowed for traffic.

Chapman’s three–wheeled cycle collided with the rear of the pickup causing the trike to turn on its side. Kim McClanahan’s motorcycle collided with the trike, ejecting her into the path of the motorcycle being ridden by her husband.

• Savannah-Chatham Metro Police are looking for an armed robber believed to have robbed a Game Stop on two separate occasions.

Mark Owens, 25, has warrants on file for two armed robberies that occurred at the Game Stop on Victory Drive.
Detectives say they believe Owens went into the Game Stop on Sept. 23, just after 2 p.m., and brandished a hand gun while demanding money. He is believed to have robbed the same location Nov. 9, just after 8 p.m.

Owens is a black male, 5’11”, 165lbs. Anyone with info is asked to call Crimestoppers at 234-2020 or text CRIMES (274637).