Glynn County Police Department investigates bullying incident

Published: Mar. 26, 2023 at 6:01 PM EDT|Updated: Mar. 27, 2023 at 8:03 PM EDT
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GLYNN COUNTY, Ga. (WTOC) - The Glynn County Police Department is conducting an investigation regarding an incident that happened on March 21 after one person was brought to Southeast Georgia Health Center with a high level of intoxication.

Officers responded to the hospital at about 10:40 p.m. The hospital told officers that three juveniles came to the emergency room and told staff that they had a person in a car that they needed to bring in. The three juveniles registered their names before leaving the hospital after they asked staff if they could leave prior to police arriving.

The Criminal Investigation Division was also called to assist. They learned that the person that was brought to the emergency room was 19-year-old Trenton Lehrkamp.

Officers did not see any signs of physical injury but did see spray paint on Lehrkamp. Lehrkamp was being treated for a high level of intoxication, from a mixture of controlled substances and alcohol.

On March 22, detectives issued several search warrants to gather evidence, including a search warrant at a residence on St. Simons Island where they believe the incident happened.

Detectives also interviewed several juveniles associated with the incident. They are continuing to conduct interviews.

According to the Glynn County Police Department, detectives have determined the videos that have been on social media are of a previous incident involving Lehrkamp.

The Criminal Investigation Division and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation have identified individuals in video footage.

Working with the GBI, electronic evidence is being analyzed for information regarding this incident and prior incidents.

On March 26, detectives interviewed Lehrkamp at the hospital. According to police, Lehrkamp was alert and conscious and was able to give a statement.

Lehrkamp and his family are cooperating with the investigation.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the department at (912) 554-7800 or through the Silent Witness program at 912-264-1333. You can also e-mail

This is a developing situation, WTOC will continue to provide updates as they’re available.