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Police Report - August 8

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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.
Statesboro Police Arrests    
    NOTE: The Melissa Brown listed in Monday's Statesboro Herald as being charged with battery and cruelty to children was not the Melissa Brown employed by the Bulloch County school system.
    (Also, due to a temporary issue regarding computer programs used by the Statesboro Police Department, names and addresses of those arrested were not immediately available Tuesday. The Statesboro Herald publishes the ages and street addresses of persons charged with offenses to avoid confusion between two citizens who may share the same name. Statesboro Police Department spokesmen said they have resolved this issue.)
    Stephen Lee Webb — burglary.
    Patricia Wiggins — stop sign violation, child restraint violation, no insurance.
Bulloch Sheriff's Arrests   
     Roger Dale Miller, 49, Chances Mobile Home Park — driving with a revoked or suspended license, cracked windshield, no tag, no insurance, open container, passing traffic in the median.
    Aundrea Ann Hagins, 40, U.S. 80 West, Portal — probation violation.
Georgia State Patrol Arrests
    Troopers issued seven traffic violation citations Monday.
Georgia Southern University Arrests
       No arrests filed.
Statesboro Police Incidents   
    CAMBRIDGE AT SOUTHERN — A witness spotted two men moving furniture out of an unoccupied apartment and called police, who arrested the offenders on burglary charges.
    LOGAN HAGAN WELDING — Police found a vehicle with its engine running and lights on inside a locked fence. A key holder to the business responded    and identified the vehicle as belonging to the business.
Bulloch Sheriff's Incidents   
    FERNWOOD DRIVE — (Ellabell) A woman told deputies a neighbor drives past their house slowly and shines a spot light into their windows, plays loud music and curses at them. Deputies tried to contact the offender once, but he was not home. A second attempt resulted in the man refusing to come outside and two dogs prevented deputies from entering a fenced yard.    
    McCOY ROAD — (Statesboro) A woman met deputies in a convenience store parking lot and told them she and her husband had been involved in a domestic dispute.
    HUNTERS POINTE DRIVE — (Statesboro) Deputies responded to a domestic dispute between a man and woman over the man's medication.
    BEAVER CREEK DRIVE — (Statesboro) A woman told deputies another woman assaulted her in her own driveway. Two men were listed as witnesses.
    CHANCE'S MOBILE HOME PARK — (Clito) A woman said  she "hollered at" two females standing outside her home and they came into her home, wanting to fight. The complainant's husband stepped in between the women and told the offenders to leave, and one of the intruders "pressed a razor blade against his right shoulder, threatened him, then left," reports stated. The man was not injured.
    OWL DRIVE — (Statesboro) A woman said a man pushed her after she argued with his girlfriend. The man denied the accusation.
    GRIMSHAW LANE — (Brooklet) A man said he borrowed $3,000 from a bank and left the cash in his pants pocket. He discovered $550 missing, and questioned his girlfriend, who admitted taking the cash. She moved out before paying him back, he said.
    FIVE CHOP ROAD — (Portal) A man told deputies he and his wife argued because he "knew she had been doing drugs, and since they were married, what's hers is also his," so he took her truck keys from her. She scratched him, leaving a visible bleeding injury to his arm, when he did so. The man said he found partially smoked marijuana joints in the truck and showed them to deputies. The woman was charged with battery and the marijuana was destroyed.
    CEDARWOOD ACRES MOBILE HOME PARK — (Register) A woman called deputies when an argument between her son and his girlfriend became physical. The man was arrested on battery charges.
    THE STORE — (Portal, Ga. 25) A man reported someone backing into a diesel pump, causing damage.
Georgia State Patrol Incidents   
    Troopers issued 19 warnings, made one emergency relay of blood or medical supplies, and investigated two crashes with two reported injuries Monday.
Georgia Southern University Incidents
    UNDISCLOSED LOCATION — Two juveniles were charged with theft by receiving stolen property.
       Officers issued one traffic warning and responded to one alarm Monday.
Animal Shelter Reports
    The Statesboro-Bulloch County Animal Shelter reported the following activity during the week of July 23-29:
    Animals received:
    Rural county — 19 dogs and four cats.
    Statesboro — one cat.
    Surrendered by citizens — eight dogs and five cats.
    Surrendered litters — eight puppies and 17 kittens.
    Animals placed:
    Shelter adoptions — one dog, one cat.
    Humane Society adoption — one dog.
    Returned to owners — one dog, one cat.
    Animals euthanized/died:
    Died at shelter — one dog.
    Euthanized from isolation — 14 dogs and 24 cats.
911  Law Enforcement Reports
    Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Monday:
    Bulloch County Sheriff's Department - seven calls.
    Statesboro Police Department — 13 calls.
    University Police Department _ one call.
    Georgia State Patrol Post 45 — four calls.
    Candler County Sheriff's Department — two calls.
    Evans County Sheriff's Department — one call.
911 Fire Department Reports
    Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Monday:
    Statesboro Fire Department — three calls.
    Bulloch County Volunteer firefighters — two calls.
    Metter Fire Department — one call.
911 EMS Reports
    Central 911 operators dispatched the following call Monday:
    Bulloch County EMS — one accident call, one rescue call and five medical calls.   
    Candler County EMS — one medical call.  
    Evans County EMS — one accident call and three medical calls.    
    Central 911 operators also routed  a call to Emanuel County 911.
— Compiled by Holli Deal Bragg
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