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Police Report - August 23

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
    Connie L. Rucker Jenkins, 38, Old Mallard Pond Road — possession of a controlled substance (cocaine).
    Jonathan Demetrius Kelly, 20, Fawn Drive, Augusta —  seat belt violation, possession of a marijuana less than one ounce.
    
Bulloch Sheriff's Arrests
     Yaphet Kin-Tai Reeves, 21, Railroad Street, Brooklet  — probation violation.
    Laronce Virda Lawton, 23, Billy Mikell Road — probation violation.
    Steven Michael Dasko, 18, S Edgewood Drive — failure to register as a sex offender.
    
Georgia State Patrol Arrests
    Troopers issued four traffic violation citations Tuesday.
    
Georgia Southern University Arrests
    No arrests reported.
      
Statesboro Police Incidents
    MILL CREEK PARK —  A police officer spotted a white car parked at the park at 6 a.m. When he approached the car he found two individuals drinking in the front seat. After further inspection, the driver was found to have cocaine and another Schedule II substance. The passenger was cited and released.
    U.S. 80 EAST  — The driver of a Chevy Tahoe pulled out in front of an oncoming motorcyclist, near Lowe's. The rider was taken to East Georgia Medical Center before being transferred to Medical College of Georgia. Charges are pending.
    POLICE STATION  — A woman came to the station to complain that her ex-husband refused to return her children. After the man was called, he agreed to bring the children to the station. The children were returned to their mother without incident.
    
Bulloch Sheriff's Incidents
    BEN GRADY COLLINS ROAD  —  (Portal) A man told deputies another man threatened to do him bodily harm if he ran over the offender's dog.
    CHANCE'S MOBILE HOME PARK  —  (Statesboro) Deputies responded to a domestic disturbance where a woman got into a fight with two men, one of whom she dated, the other one who had dated another female at the scene. The complainant said one man punched her in the face several times and the other man slapped her. When the other woman tried to intervene, one of the men grabbed her by both arms. There were no marks or bruises found on either woman.
    AKINS CIRCLE  —  (Brooklet) A woman complained that her ex-boyfriend slapped her face and took a $100 bill from her.
    TALL TIMBERS LANE  —  (Brooklet) A man advised the police that an unknown offender entered his residence and stole a Glock 22 .40 caliber pistol and 25 rounds of ammunition.
    TIME SAVER/U.S. 25  — (Statesboro) A woman reported that her son's father grabbed her around the neck and broke her necklace and sunglasses. He then snatched her purse from her possession. The officer found redness and swelling around her neck and issued a warrant for arrest.
    ZELL MILLER PARKWAY/G. H. TOOL AND MOLD  — (Statesboro) A local business manager reported that he left a pile of aluminum moldings outside his business on Friday and when he returned Monday they were gone. The property was not left inside a fenced area. Property value set at $300.
    DODD CIRCLE  — (Statesboro) A woman reported her brother to the police for allegedly taking a 13" TV/VCR combo without her permission.
    HACKERS GOLF PARK —  (Statesboro) A woman states she left her purse on a bench to play miniature golf. An employee found the purse with contents scattered  and returned it to the woman. She stated that $100 and a digital camera were taken.
    PO JO's GAS & GO  —  (Statesboro) A local restaurant owner claimed that three employees had been taking items from the store for the past several months. The owner also reported that an unknown person had left without paying for their meal.
    ANDERSON ROAD  —  (Statesboro) A man reported that sometime in the past few days someone removed two 4-wheelers from the property. The vehicles were valued at $1500 each.
                
Georgia State Patrol Incidents
    Troopers issued 13 warnings Tuesday.
    
Georgia Southern University Incidents
    ART DEPARTMENT  —  A university employee reported two computer CPU's missing.
    Officers issued one traffic citation, nine traffic warnings, investigated two accidents, assisted one motorist and responded to three alarms.
    
911 Law Enforcement Reports
    Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Tuesday:
    Bulloch County Sheriff's Department — 13 calls.
     Statesboro Police Department —  15 calls.
    University Police Department —  one call.
    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 Tuesday:
    Statesboro Fire Department —  four calls.
    Bulloch County volunteer firefighters —  one call.
    Metter Fire Department —  one call.

911 EMS Reports
    Central 911 operators dispatched the following call Tuesday:
    Bulloch County EMS — one accident call and 16 medical calls.   
    Candler County EMS — six medical call.  
    Evans County EMS — one accident call and five medical calls.    
    Central 911 operators also routed  two calls to the Georgia Forestry Commission.

— Compiled by Phil Boyum

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