Police want to talk to Hephzibah man about thefts

Terry Black

Authorities say they want to talk to a Hephzibah man in connection to a series of burglaries throughout Richmond County.

Terry Black 23, of 2806 Lake Ontario Street, is wanted for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, according to Richmond County Sheriff’s Investigator Alton Creech.

Deputies believe Mr. Black sold a weapon to 18-year-old Brandon Kersey. Mr. Kersey, along with 17-year-old Tyrel Booker, were arrested on burglary charges last week.

After that arrest deputies recovered three dune buggies, five four-wheelers, four dirt bikes and a large amount of parts. Anyone with information on Mr. Black can contact a sheriff’s property crime investigator at (706) 821-1080 or (706) 821-1020.


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