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Police Report - May 16

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.
    
Statesboro Police Arrests    
    Brandon Wayne Merritt, 26, Donaldson Street, Metter — affray (fighting).
    Venchia Jamal Brown, 20, U.S. 301 South — affray.
    Devin Antwan Williams, 21,  U.S. 80 East — marijuana possession.
    James A. Patterson III, 51, Pat's Lane — wanted person.
    Tabatha Ann Evans, 35, Packinghouse Road — wanted person.
    David Lee Wilhelm, 42, Bel-Air Drive — battery.
    Christopher David Wilhelm, 17, Bel-Air Drive — battery.
    Ladawn Latrelle Grant, 27, Packinghouse Road — theft by shoplifting.
    Antonio Derell Carter Jr., 18, Lanier Drive — obstruction, driving with a suspended license.
    Stephen James Beard, 21, Bermuda Run Apartments — marijuana possession.
    Griffin Brady Fitzpatrick, 18, Players Club Apartments — marijuana possession, seat belt violation.
    Bryan Alexander Linder, 25, Solomon Circle — driving with a suspended license.
    Thomas Cole Morris, 19, Webb Circle, Metter — marijuana possession.
    Ernesto Gonzaga DeJesus, 21, U.S. 80 East — leaving the scene of an accident, no proof of insurance, expired registration, driving without a license, improper passing.
    Robert L. McLeod, 26, Due West Drive — speeding, DUI.
        
Bulloch Sheriff's Arrests   
    Wendel Melvin Lindsay, 39, Martin Swinson Road, Ellabell — obstruction.
    
Georgia State Patrol Arrests
    Troopers issued nine traffic violation citations Monday.
    
Georgia Southern University Arrests
      No arrests filed.
             
Statesboro Police Incidents   
    VALLEY ROAD — A woman said someone threw a rock and shattered a window.
    JEWEL DRIVE — A woman said her husband took $510 from her purse and refused to return it.
    PLAYERS CLUB APARTMENTS — A woman said her ex-boyfriend stalked her by coming by uninvited, and harassed her.
    LOVETT  STREET — An officer investigating a report of fireworks discharged spoke with a woman who said her juvenile son received a threatening e-mail.
            
Bulloch Sheriff's Incidents   
    STUBBS WRECKING YARD — (Statesboro) A complainant reported a suspicious vehicle in the ditch near Agri-Supply. Two men fled when the complainant approached, one leaving on a motorcycle. Deputies discovered the truck and motorcycle had been stolen from Stubbs Wrecking Yard. K-9 units from Reidsville State Prison searched for the men; one was arrested but the one on the motorcycle was not found.
    LAKEVIEW ROAD — (Statesboro) A woman told deputies another female was trying to fight with her and her sister, making threats and cursing them. The offender admitted doing so and the deputy arrested her.
    POPE ROAD — (Stilson) A man said an Ellabell man took a lock box with  passports, birth certificates, and silver certificates. He also took a bottle of 55 Lorcet pills.
    BLACK CREEK CHURCH ROAD —(Brooklet) Hospital authorities called deputies about a man who had been in a fight two days earlier. The victim said  a man jumped on him for quitting a job the offender helped the complainant get.
    REEDY BRANCH LANE  — (Nevils) A woman reported a check stolen from her mail box.
    HORIZON'S BEND — (Portal ) A man and woman argued over something going on at church and someone called 911 during the altercation.
    THE STORE AT REGISTER — (Register) A complainant called 911 when two men started fighting. One man fled in a green truck and struck a white vehicle in the parking lot.
    MUD ROAD — (Brooklet) A woman said another female struck her.
    SWALLOW TAIL DRIVE — (Statesboro) A woman said a man moved in with her to get help with an alcohol problem. She told him he could not drink around her children, but she came home one day and found him intoxicated and an empty alcohol container nearby. She sought deputies' help in evicting the man, but when deputies told her about the eviction process, the offender asked them to take hi back to Hazlehurst.
    CLIFTON ROAD — (Statesboro) A woman told deputies a man gave a juvenile female alcohol.
    
Georgia State Patrol Incidents   
    Troopers issued 14 warnings, assisted one motorist and investigated one crash Monday.
    
Georgia Southern University Incidents
    SOUTHERN PINES  — Someone reported a book bag taken from the complex.
   Officers issued one traffic warning, investigated one traffic accident and assisted four motorists Monday.
    
911  Law Enforcement Reports
    Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Monday:
    Bulloch County Sheriff's Department - 10 calls.
    Statesboro Police Department — nine calls.
    Georgia State Patrol Post 45 — three calls.
    Candler County Sheriff's Department — one call.
    Evans County Sheriff's Department — two calls.
    Portal Police Department — one call.
    Claxton Police Department — one call.
    
911 Fire Department Reports
    Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Monday:
    Bulloch County Volunteer firefighters — three calls.
    Bellville Fire Department — one call.
    Claxton Fire Department — one call.
    Hagan Fire Department — one call.
        
911 EMS Reports
    Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Monday:
    Bulloch County EMS — one accident call and four medical calls.   
    Candler County EMS — no calls.  
    Evans County EMS — one accident call and two medical calls.    
    Central 911 operators also routed  a call to Wayne County 911, a call to Chatham County 911 and a call to Beaufort County 911.
    
— Compiled by Holli Deal Bragg

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