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Note: All information included in this report is taken from law enforcement incident reports and arrest records, which are public records and available for review at any and all local law enforcement agencies. Not every arrest leads to a conviction. Guilt or innocence is determined by the court system.


    ▲ Teresa Ann Yarberry, 38, Cone Homes — theft by shoplifting.
    ▲ Angie Williams Newton, 44, Gary Street — seat belt violation, driving without a valid license.
    ▲ John Lee Mendoza, 24, Bay Branch Church Road, Claxton — theft by shoplifting, obstruction.
    ▲ Mario Benson, 38, Lanier Drive — theft by shoplifting.

    ▲ GREENWOOD AVENUE — A woman said a tenant removed a lock and removed all tools from a storage room.
    ▲ WALMART — Police stopped several shoplifters Tuesday. One woman stole a prepaid cell phone. A man took over $66 worth of varied items and when the officer questioned him, “he called me everything but sir,” he wrote in a report. A second man shoplifted a battery for a power chair. In a separate incident earlier this week, a group of unknown men stole nine TVs and a desk top computer.
    ▲ MERRYWOOD DRIVE — A man said his roommate changed locks and there was some Lacrosse equipment missing.
    ▲ EAGLE GATE APARTMENTS — $585 was reported stolen from a safe.
    ▲ SPLASH IN  THE BORO — While she waited in line, someone stole a wallet from a woman’s book bag.
    ▲ PARK AVENUE — A purse was stolen from a car.
    ▲ WENDY’S — A man was shot by a group of young men with a paintball, but he declined to press charges.
    ▲ PLATINUM LOUNGE — Several wallets and makeup bags were reported stolen from a car.
    ▲ BAYMONT INN — A GPS unit and laptop computer were stolen from a car.


    ▲ No arrests Tuesday.

    ▲ MINCEY ROAD —(Brooklet) An Excelsior EMC representative reported damage to a power box and illegal connection to power.
    ▲ U.S. 301 NORTH — A man reported checks and a debit card stolen. The card had been used at various locations and checks had been forged at a number of locations for various amounts.


    ▲ Seat belt citations — none.
    ▲ Child restraint citations  — none.
    ▲ Speeding citations — none.
    ▲ Total citations — two.

    ▲ Crashes investigated — none.
    ▲ Fatalities reported —none.
    ▲ Total vehicle stops — eight.
    ▲ Seat belt warnings — one.
    ▲ Child restraint warnings — none.
    ▲ Speeding warnings —three. 
    ▲ Total warnings issued — five.
    ▲ Wanted persons apprehended — none.
    ▲ Stolen vehicles recovered — none.
    ▲ Road checks performed — none.
    ▲ Motorists assisted — none.
    ▲ Miles patrolled — 420.

    ▲ Michael Darren McKee, 32, 111 Pheasant Lane, Sylvania — DUI, failure to maintain lane, seat belt violation.

    ▲ Officers assisted six motorists, responded to one alarm, and issued one traffic warning Tuesday.
    ▲ RECREATION ACTIVITY CENTER — Officers responded to a sick person call.
    ▲ INFORMATION/TECHNOLOGY BUILDING —Officers were called to the building in reference to a snake.
    ▲ RUSSELL UNION — Someone reported a dog locked in a vehicle in the parking lot.
    ▲ PHYSICAL PLANT ADMINISTRATION — A wallet found was turned over to officers.
    ▲ HANNER FIELDHOUSE — Someone reported a stolen book bag.
    ▲ SOUTHERN PINES — A wallet was reported lost or mislaid.
    ▲ STADIUM WALK APARTMENTS — Officers assisted Statesboro Police with a suspicious person call.
    ▲ UNIVERSITY PLAZA —Officers responded to University Plaza to assist Statesboro Police with a call of a fight.
911 Law Enforcement

    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Tuesday:
    ▲ Bulloch County Sheriff's Department — eight calls.
    ▲ Statesboro Police Department —17 calls.
    ▲ University Police Department — no calls.
    ▲ Georgia State Patrol —two calls.
    ▲ Candler County Sheriff's Department — 11 calls.
    ▲ Evans County Sheriff's Department — four calls.
    ▲ Claxton Police Department — one call.
    ▲ Brooklet Police Department — two calls.

911 Fire Department Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Tuesday:
    ▲ Statesboro Fire Department — three calls.
    ▲ Bulloch County Volunteer firefighters — one call.
    ▲ Metter Fire Department — two calls.
911 EMS Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Tuesday:
    ▲ Bulloch County EMS — two accident calls and 23 medical calls.
    ▲ Candler County EMS — one accident call and five medical calls.
    ▲ Evans County EMS — five medical calls.
    Central 911 dispatchers also routed the following calls Tuesday:
    ▲ Bulloch County First Responders — four calls.
    ▲ Emanuel County 911 — three calls.
    ▲ Bryan County 911 — one call.
    ▲ Toombs County 911 — one call.

— compiled by Holli Deal Bragg

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