Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to East Georgia Regional
Medical Center on Sunday in regards to a Hispanic male subject who was severely
When deputies arrived, Senior Deputy Jeff Thompson met with medical staff
and the 23-year-old victim. The victim suffered a broken jaw and chin, as well
as several contusions. He indicated he was beaten at a residence in the 100
block of Bird Road by another Hispanic male.
When deputies responded to the residence, they discovered large amounts of
blood inside the mobile home. The Hispanic female at the residence was witness
to the beating and told police that her former boyfriend, Erick Quiterio, 23,
arrived at the residence at 5 a.m. and beat the victim staying with her.
Quiterio surrendered to police later in the morning. He has been charged
with aggravated battery, false imprisonment and criminal trespass. He remains
in the Bulloch County Jail without bond.