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Police Report - 1-17-14; A woman reported that someone canceled her debit card.

    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
    ▲ Matthew Michael Ackerman, age and address unavailable – possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.
    ▲ Kenneth Saulsberry, 52, South College Street – simple battery (family violence).
    ▲ Luke Jonas Ragauskas, 20, Landings Parkway – urinating or defecating in public, theft by shoplifting, possession of alcoholic beverage by persons under age 21 by consumption.
    ▲ Mitchell Schofield Aycock, 20, Booster Boulevard – failure to maintain lane, driving without license on person, window tint violation, driving on expired license, DUI under 21 years of age, possession of alcoholic beverage by persons under age 21 by consumption.
    ▲ Charve Disimone Wadley, 25, Lanier Drive – expired tag, driving with suspended or revoked license (fourth offense).
    ▲ Brian Scott Beck, 28, Morris Road, Jacksonville, Fla. – begging and soliciting.
    ▲ Tavaris Laverne Tillman, 31, North Easy Street – no brake lights, driving with suspended or revoked license (second offense).
    ▲ Tony Wendell Scott, 59, Thompson Street, Sylvania – taillight requirements, DUI.
    ▲ Stefan Hamilton Austin, 20, Lanier Drive – speeding, DUI under 21 years of age.
    ▲ Charles Adam Ross, age and address unavailable – speeding, DUI, driving with suspended or revoked license.

➤ Incidents
    ▲ SOUTHERN POINTE – A woman said her husband hit her several times during an argument Monday morning, but the man said his wife started hitting and pushing him. A witness supported the woman’s statement. The woman had red marks and a scratch on her neck; the man had a torn T-shirt. He was charged with simple battery (family violence). On Wednesday afternoon, the man said the woman, whom he now says is his ex-girlfriend, continually followed him and “placed him under surveillance,” and that she harassed him at his work and will not stop calling him even after he asked her to stop.
    ▲ THE HERITAGE BANK – A woman reported that someone canceled her debit card using her personal information.
    ▲ FLASH FOODS – A store employee reported that a man took two snack items off the shelf and ran out the front door without paying. The Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office stopped his vehicle, and Statesboro police arrested him.
    ▲ RUM RUNNERS – A woman reported that someone took her wallet and cellphone from a table inside the business. When she checked her checking account, she found that someone used her card to make a purchase for $18.19 at Charlie’s Fried Chicken.
    ▲ GARDEN DISTRICT APARTMENTS – A woman reported that her debit card was either lost or stolen. When she contacted her bank, she discovered that charges had been made to her account, all in the Atlanta area.
    ▲ WEST GRADY EXTENSION – A woman reported that her ex-boyfriend grabbed her by the shirt during a verbal altercation. He left before police arrived.
    ▲ WALMART – An officer on patrol noticed a man holding a sign saying he was “passing through” and asking for “any help.” Further investigation revealed the man had been served with a begging/soliciting notification in February. He was arrested, and the dog with him was turned over to Bulloch County Animal Control. His vehicle was left locked in the Statesboro Mall parking lot.
    ▲ FAMILY DOLLAR – A juvenile concealed a pack of T-shirts on his person and tried to leave without paying for it. He was charged with theft by shoplifting and released to his legal guardian.
    ▲ MORRIS HEIGHTS APARTMENTS – A woman reported that after she put her finger in a man’s face, he took a swing at her.
    ▲ HARVEYS – (Northside Drive West) A woman reported that her vehicle was entered, and the following items were taken: a broken engagement ring, valued at $1,200, and a black leather purse with $185 cash, financial transaction cards, a bank deposit key and a checkbook.

BULLOCH COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
➤ Arrests
    ▲ Dwight Reginald Clark, age and address unavailable – violation of Georgia Controlled Substances Act.
    ▲ Dieon Lavert Evans, 22, Gus Denmark Road – probation violation.
    ▲ Lashonda Latonya Griffin, age and address unavailable – bench warrant (theft by taking).
    ▲ Mendy Coleania Hines, 30, North College Street – probation violation.
    ▲ James Roberto Wallace, 41, Harvey Drive – bench warrant (third-degree forgery), deposit account fraud.
    ▲ Michael Powell, 42, U.S. Highway 80 East, Brooklet – child support lockup.
    ▲ Nathaniel James Tyler, 20, Statesboro Place – bench warrant, felony theft by shoplifting
    ▲ Toni Michelle White, 28, The Legacy Apartments – hindering the apprehension of a criminal.

➤ Incidents
    ▲ EVERGREEN COURT — (Statesboro) Three unlocked vehicles were entered, and the following items were taken: a black-and-gray .25-caliber Colt firearm from the center console of a car, a black-and-brown .38-special-caliber Smith & Wesson snub nose weapon with a 2½-inch silver barrel from the center console of a car, and a pack of cigarettes from a station wagon.
    ▲ SOUTHEAST BULLOCH MIDDLE SCHOOL — The principal said he learned that a student made a comment on another student’s Facebook wall saying that “he hated her and was going to pull out his M-16.” The juvenile was charged with terroristic threats and unruly juvenile and released to his mother.
    ▲ DRY BRANCH VILLAGE MOBILE HOME PARK — A juvenile got into a confrontation with two men in the neighborhood, then went to his home and grabbed a knife, intending to confront them. His father stopped him at the front door, and the juvenile went to his room. The juvenile asked his father to let him calm down. Then the youth kicked out the bedroom window, shattering the top part and knocking out the bottom part. He was charged with criminal damage and unruly juvenile and released to his mother.
    ▲ BLACK CREEK CHURCH ROAD — (Brooklet) A man reported that two women came to his home and threatened to assault him. He said they were there to pick up children. One of the women said the man came outside his home and made threats to both of them.
 
GEORGIA STATE PATROL POST 45
➤ Arrests
    ▲ Dalton Neil Rushing, age and address unavailable – hit and run, leaving the scene of an accident, possession of marijuana, underage possession of alcohol, shoplifting.
    ▲ Cameron Allan Sabin, age and address unavailable – DUI (drugs), following too close.

➤ Incidents
    ▲ Information unavailable Thursday.

GEORGIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY POLICE
➤ Arrests
    ▲ Officers issued six traffic citations Wednesday.
    ▲ Jahmal Lawrence Calliste, 20, Georgia Highway 67 – speeding, possession of marijuana (less than 1 ounce), DUI (refusal).

➤ Incidents
    ▲ Officers issued 12 traffic warnings and assisted five motorists Wednesday.
    ▲ ROTC BUILDING – An incident report was taken for damage to a vehicle in the parking lot.
    ▲ RECREATION ACTIVITY CENTER – An incident report was taken for theft of unattended property, and the case was assigned to Criminal Investigations.

BULLOCH CENTRAL 911 REPORTS
➤ Law Enforcement Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Wednesday:
    ▲ Brooklet Police Department – one call.
    ▲ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Department – nine calls.
    ▲ Candler County Sheriff’s Department – four calls.
    ▲ Evans County Sheriff’s Department – four calls.
    ▲ Georgia State Patrol – 12 calls.
    ▲ Georgia Southern University Police – two calls.
    ▲ Metter Police Department – five calls.
    ▲ Statesboro Police Department – 23 calls.

➤ Fire Department Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Wednesday:
    ▲ Bulloch County Volunteer Firefighters – two calls.
    ▲ Metter Fire Department – two calls.
    ▲ Statesboro Fire Department – two calls.

➤ Emergency Medical Service Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Wednesday:
    ▲ Bulloch County EMS — four accident calls, two first-responder calls and 21 medical calls.
    ▲ Candler County EMS — one accident call and nine medical calls.
    ▲ Evans County EMS — one accident call and one medical call.

➤ Other Agencies
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Wednesday:
    ▲ 911 hang-ups – 31 calls.
    ▲ Bryan County 911 – one call.
— compiled by Jason Wermers

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