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BCSO disputes speeding claim
Sheriffs Office denies accusations by Brooklet chief
Brooklet Police Chief Meyer Web
Brooklet Police Chief Doug Meyer
Bulloch County Sheriff’s response to an emergency call the morning of Sunday, Sept. 11 has the Brooklet police chief upset about the speeds deputies used as they passed through town, but the Sheriff’s Office says deputies followed the law. Brooklet Police Chief Doug Meyer said he was sitting on his porch that morning, around 8 a.m., when three sheriff’s patrol cars came speeding through Brooklet, “in full emergency mode, traveling greatly in excess of speed limit,” at what he estimated was between 120 and 140 miles per hour, in a 35 miles per hour zone. The deputies – Sgt. Rey Rodriguez, Capt. Jason Kearney and Deputy Hunter Oglesby – were responding to a call of “10-18,” meaning “urgent, quickly,” to the scene of an accident on Hwy. 80 East near Railroad Bed Road outside of Brooklet, said Bulloch County Sheriff’s Chief Deputy Jared Akins.
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