Debbie Collier case: 2021 Georgia bodycam reveals daughter’s boyfriend accuse her of stealing money to purchase medicine

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FIRST ON FOX: Georgia police bodycam video obtained by Fox Information Digital reveals the on-and-off boyfriend of a murdered lady’s daughter, arrested outdoors her residence final September for violating a no-contact order and banging on her door in a dispute over cash, which he claimed she was siphoning instantly out of his account regardless of an unsightly breakup.

Debbie Collier, 59, was discovered lifeless beneath brutal circumstances earlier this month, a day after police stated she despatched her daughter Amanda Bearden, 36, a $2,385 fee utilizing the Venmo app and a weird message that recommended she was being held in opposition to her will. Investigators nonetheless, publicly dominated out each kidnapping and suicide final week.

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Deputies discovered Collier stripped bare on the backside of an embankment off a rural freeway 60 miles from her residence in Athens – mendacity on her again along with her hand greedy at a tree – and with “charring” on her stomach. There have been remnants of a fireplace close by in addition to {a partially} burnt blue tarp and a purple tote bag. Her rented Chrysler Pacifica, which led police to her location, was deserted alongside the street. The Habersham County Sheriff’s Workplace, which is main the investigation into Collier’s homicide, had not but publicly recognized any suspects or individuals of curiosity within the case as of Saturday.

Bearden, the daughter who obtained the cryptic Venmo fee, has a prolonged legal historical past, together with home violence circumstances involving a string of males stretching again greater than a decade. Investigators served a search warrant at her residence simply days after her mom’s stays had been present in Habersham County, Fox Information Digital reported Friday. Her present boyfriend, Andrew Giegerich, 27, has pleaded responsible to quite a few offenses in opposition to Bearden previously three years, and though she had an order of safety in opposition to him final fall, they seem to have reconciled and have been noticed collectively at her residence this week.

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Andrew Giegerich seems on police bodycam video outdoors Amanda Bearden’s Athens, Georgia residence following a home name on Sept. 4, 2021.
(Athens-Clarke County Police Division)

On Sept. 4, 2021, Giegrich confirmed up at her doorstep in violation of the restraining order, in keeping with police paperwork.

Bearden referred to as police and complained that Giegerich, whom she had damaged up with and kicked out, arrived round 8:30 a.m. and started “beating on the door and yelling,” in keeping with the incident report.

He instructed responding officers that she’d been stealing his paychecks instantly.

“I didn’t have a cellphone as a result of my cellphone broke, so that is the dumbest mistake I’ve ever [made,] we linked our playing cards collectively so she will ship herself cash from my card,” he tells the officers. “The primary individual to the touch my cash is her.”

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Debbie Collier's daughter and husband reported her missing after she sent a cryptic message along with $2,385 over Venmo.

Debbie Collier’s daughter and husband reported her lacking after she despatched a cryptic message together with $2,385 over Venmo.
(Debbie Collier/Fb)

“That is the one purpose we have had any contact, as a result of each week she takes $500 or $600 from my verify, and I simply do not see how that is proper,” Giegerich tells police firstly of the bodycam video, after they ask why he broke the no-contact order. “And he or she goes and does dope with my cash.”

He claimed she’d “manipulated” him into having free entry to his cash and handled him poorly.

“[She can] principally do no matter she desires to me, kick me out each time she desires, principally simply do no matter,” he tells the officers. “And it is OK as a result of I am a person. There’s nothing I can do about it different than simply let her do it and depart.”

READ THE INCIDENT REPORT:

Giegerich instructed police he had no cellphone and had allowed Bearden to hyperlink his card to hers earlier than they broke up. However after the cut up, which seems to have been on tough phrases, he claimed she stored taking cash instantly out of his account. Through the encounter, he additionally briefly talked about Collier in a rambling sentence as police questioned him.

“I have been arrested earlier than – the final time I bought arrested as a result of they falsified no matter, I imply her mother,” he stated. “I do not know what the difficulty is right here. I do not know why I am so unliked.”

He instructed the officer that he had even taken care of Bearden after she’d been struck by a automotive.

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All through the encounter, police repeatedly instructed him he could not be on Bearden’s property in violation of the order and that he wanted to hunt aid in civil courtroom if she had been stealing his cash.

Police in the end arrested Giegerich for violating the order, and he started crying after they took him into handcuffs.

He pleaded with officers to let him converse with Bearden. They lastly relented and instructed him they’d ask her if she was keen however moments later they knowledgeable him she didn’t need to.

He could possibly be heard telling the arresting officers that it wasn’t truthful and requested if he might simply go residence. At moments, he broke into tears.

Amanda Bearden is seen outside of her  residence in Atlanta, Georgia on Friday, September 23, 2022. Bearden's mother, Debbie Collier was the victim of a brutal murder, her body found on September 11, 2022. 

Amanda Bearden is seen outdoors of her  residence in Atlanta, Georgia on Friday, September 23, 2022. Bearden’s mom, Debbie Collier was the sufferer of a brutal homicide, her physique discovered on September 11, 2022. 
(Mark Sims for Fox Information Digital)

Giegerich’s lawyer didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.

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Within the experience to county jail, he appeared agitated within the backseat, banging in opposition to the cage and sobbing and anxious he’d be locked up “till November.” The officer tried to consolation him, telling him he’d seemingly be freed the subsequent morning.

Giegerich maintained all through the dialog that he doesn’t use medicine however he believed Bearden was utilizing his cash to purchase “dope.”

“She’s in all probability on medicine now,” he instructed police outdoors the house, minutes earlier than they handcuffed him.

Amanda Bearden and her boyfriend, Andrew Tyler Giegerich are seen outside of their residence in Atlanta, Georgia on Friday, September 23, 2022. Bearden's mother, Debbie Collier was the victim of a brutal murder, her body found on September 11, 2022. 

Amanda Bearden and her boyfriend, Andrew Tyler Giegerich are seen outdoors of their residence in Atlanta, Georgia on Friday, September 23, 2022. Bearden’s mom, Debbie Collier was the sufferer of a brutal homicide, her physique discovered on September 11, 2022. 
(Mark Sims for Fox Information Digital)

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However final week, after a choose jailed him for six days on one other probation violation, his launch order requires him to indicate proof of substance abuse therapy inside 20 days.

Anybody with data on Collier’s case is requested to contact Habersham Sheriff’s Investigators Cale Garrison or George Cason at 706-839-0559 or 706-839-0560, respectively.



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