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Police Report 1-19-13 — A man and woman tried getting refunds for items removed from Walmart shelves

    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. Arrest photos are available for viewing at statesboroherald.com/arrests/

STATESBORO POLICE DEPARTMENT
➤ Arrests
    ▲ Robert Kyle Blackburn, 22, Hart Lane — possession of a schedule II controlled substance, simple battery, obstructing emergency phone calls.
    ▲ Edward James Strickland, 37, Oak Hill Mobile Home Park — theft by shoplifting.
    ▲ Jeannie Darlene Lesh, 51, Cherokee Street, Waycross — criminal trespass, theft by shoplifting.
    ▲ Clinton Cedric Jones, 52, (no specific address), Eden — theft by shoplifting.

➤ Incidents
    ▲ HART LANE — Someone called police to intervene between a man and a woman who were arguing over an ended relationship. The female called the complainant for help during the argument and the complainant called police, who arrested the man after finding him in possession of a hand-rolled marijuana cigar.
    ▲ WESTSIDE GOLD AND PAWN — A man called police after his juvenile son punched him in the face during an argument.
    In a separate incident, the owner called police regarding an unruly customer. However, when police arrived, both parties signed a waiver of prosecution.
    ▲ JOHNSON STREET — A woman said a man she knows by the name “Danny Boy” pushed her.
    ▲ WALMART — A man and woman tried getting refunds for an electric toothbrush, curling iron and bed sheets they removed from store shelves.
    ▲ UNIVERSITY PINES — A man reported someone stole a blue 1996 Chevrolet Caprice.
    ▲ KMART — A man concealed $110 worth of body fragrances inside his coat and tried leaving without paying. He was caught and arrested.

BULLOCH COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
➤ Arrests/Incidents
    Reports will be published Sunday.
 
GEORGIA STATE PATROL POST 45
➤ Arrests
    ▲ Seat belt citations — none.
    ▲ Child restraint citations — none.
    ▲ Speeding citations — none.
    ▲ Total citations — one.

➤ Incidents
    ▲ Crashes investigated — seven.  
    ▲ Fatalities reported — none.
    ▲ Injuries reported — none.
    ▲ Total vehicle stops — 12.
    ▲ Seat belt warnings — one.
    ▲ Child restraint warnings — none.
    ▲ Speeding warnings — seven.  
    ▲ Total warnings issued — 15.
    ▲ Wanted persons apprehended — none.
    ▲ Stolen vehicles recovered — none.  
    ▲ Road checks performed — none.
    ▲ Motorists assisted — none.
    ▲ Miles patrolled — 503.  
    
GEORGIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY POLICE
➤ Arrests
    Officers issued one traffic citation Thursday.
    ▲ Amber Lynn Hoffman, 23, Tahiti Trail — DUI, headlights violation.
    ▲ Charles Allen, 18, Chandler Road — underage possession of alcohol, possession of a fraudulent ID.

➤ Incidents
    ▲ Officers issued one traffic warning and assisted three motorists Thursday.
    ▲ PAULSON PARKING — Three vehicles were found to be damaged.
    ▲ UNIVERSITY VILLAS — Officers investigated a hit-and-run accident.
    ▲ SOUTHERN PINES - Officers responded to a call about an unknown person sleeping on the couch. The unknown person was arrested.

BULLOCH CENTRAL 911 REPORTS
➤ Law Enforcement Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Thursday:
    ▲ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Department — 10 calls.
    ▲ Statesboro Police Department — 14 calls.
    ▲ Georgia Southern University Police — two calls.
    ▲ Georgia State Patrol — six calls.
    ▲ Candler County Sheriff’s Department — five calls.
    ▲ Evans County Sheriff’s Department — two calls.
    ▲ Claxton Police Department — two calls.
    ▲ Brooklet Police Department — one call.
 
➤ Fire Department Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Thursday:
    ▲ Statesboro Fire Department — one call.  
    ▲ Bulloch County Volunteer Firefighters — no calls.
    ▲ Metter Fire Department — one call.

➤ Emergency Medical Service Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Thursday:
    ▲ Bulloch County EMS — 10 medical calls.
    ▲ Candler County EMS — three medical calls.
    ▲ Evans County EMS — four medical calls.
 
    ▲ Central 911 dispatchers also routed the following calls Thursday: a call to Screven County  911 and a call to Bryan County 911.

— compiled by Holli Deal Bragg

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