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Police Report 1-22-14 - A man reported that he found someone asleep in his car.

    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
▲ Jada Akilah Martin, 19, Rucker Lane — driving with suspended or revoked license.
▲ Quatavius Lamont Hoover, 20, College Boulevard — discharge of firearms.
▲ David Miller, 31, Bethel Church Road — wanted person, giving false information.
▲ Jonathan Derrick Brown, 21, Lovett Street — possession of marijuana (less than 1 ounce).
▲ Byron Edwin Yelverton Jr., 18, Southern Courtyard — racing on highways or streets.
▲ John Matthew Land, 21, Lanier Drive — racing on highways or streets.
▲ Michael Riley Antonio, 23, Whispering Pines Boulevard — leaving the scene of an accident, DUI.
▲ Matthew Philip Polcari, 20, Aspen Heights — possession of alcohol by persons under age 21 by consumption, criminal trespass.
▲ Jeffrey Neal Tanner, 19, Braselton, Ga. — criminal damage to property (second degree).
▲ Nathan Alan Stone, 19, Hidden Falls Drive, Buford, Ga. — criminal damage to property (second degree).
Keldrick Deoendray Gardner, 22, Byrd Lane — criminal trespass.
▲ Elizabeth A. Michelini, 21, Village at Mill Creek — theft by shoplifting (under $500).
▲ Steven Tyler Dunigan, 17, The Cove Apartments — simple battery (two counts), simple assault, disorderly conduct.
▲ Morris Lavone Danford, 22, Statesboro Place Circle — public drunkenness.
▲ Dalton Lee Brumfield, 21, Champion Boulevard — DUI (test refused), failure to notify owner upon striking unattended vehicle.
▲ Bobby Lee Weaver, 27, Thomasboro Road, Rocky Ford — entering auto (non-forced), public drunkenness, criminal trespass.
▲ James Cornelius Brinson, 30, Mikell Street — battery (domestic violence).
▲ Derrick Lavon Everett, 26, Everett Lane, Brooklet — driving with suspended or revoked license, safety restraint violation (two counts).
▲ Terrell Javarezel Kimble, 24, Sweetheart Lane — driving with suspended or revoked license, window tint violation, headlight requirements, headlight covers prohibited.
▲ Ranada Lynn Mosley, 30, Airport Road, Metter — shoplifting.
▲ Robert Cameron Rampulla, 19, Tanners Loop, Matthews, Ga. — possession of marijuana.

➤ Incidents
▲ FRANKLIN CHEVROLET — An employee reported the theft of a white GMC Sierra 2500HD pickup truck with crew cab, valued at $47,653, from the grass lot behind the dealership.
▲ BEASLEY ROAD — A woman reported that while visiting her grandchild, she got into a verbal argument with her grandchild’s paternal grandmother. The grandchild’s father arrived and fired a rifle up in the air to scare them. He was arrested for discharging a firearm within the city limits.
▲ THE FORUM — A woman reported that eggs were thrown at her car twice, causing more than $1,100 damage.
▲ THE COVE AT SOUTHERN — A man reported a black .40-caliber semiautomatic handgun, valued at $456, stolen from the glove compartment of his car, which showed no sign of forced entry.
▲ EAST PARRISH STREET/PACKINGHOUSE ROAD — An officer stopped a car for a defective passenger-side taillight. Further investigation uncovered a green, leafy substance suspected to be marijuana on the driver, and he was arrested and charged with possession of a small amount of marijuana.
▲ FAIR ROAD/BERMUDA RUN ROAD — An officer saw two vehicles racing. He stopped the cars and arrested both drivers.
▲ CHANDLER ROAD/LANIER DRIVE — An officer responded in reference to an accident in which a vehicle struck a bicycle, and a Georgia Southern University Police officer had stopped the vehicle. After investigation, the driver was arrested for DUI and leaving the scene of an accident. The cyclist declined EMS transport.
▲ COPPER BEECH TOWNHOMES — An officer responded in reference to damage to a vehicle. It turned out a total of four vehicles had been damaged. One had damage to the front windshield and roof, estimated at more than $500, and the others had damage to their side mirrors. One of those vehicles’ side mirrors was torn off. Two men were arrested and charged with criminal damage.
▲ HAWTHORNE ROAD — A man reported that he found someone asleep in his car. An officer saw the subject still sleeping in the car and arrested him for underage drinking and criminal trespass.
▲ WALMART — A loss prevention officer reported that a woman entered the store, selected $207 worth of items, then fraudulently received a refund at the service desk, in the form of a gift card. The store canceled the card after determining the refund was fraudulent.
In a separate incident, a loss prevention officer reported that he saw a man conceal a heartbeat monitor, valued at $28.97, and leave without paying for it. The employee tried to stop the man, but he ran off.
In still another incident, a staff member reported video surveillance of a woman leaving the store through the self-checkout line without paying for five “consumable” items. Police received a description of a car, including a vehicle ID number.
And in another incident, the store reported receiving a counterfeit $20 bill.
▲ THE ISLANDS — An officer responded in reference to a man who had been going around begging several tenants for money. The officer found the subject inside the apartment complex and discovered that the man had been served with a criminal trespass warning at the complex in February 2010. He was arrested for criminal trespass and warned not to beg.
▲ KMART — A store official said an employee had stolen more than $500 worth of merchandise in the last month. Stolen items included corn dogs, drinks, nachos and chicken finger baskets; DVDs; board games; and a slumber cap.
In a separate incident, loss prevention reported a woman concealed makeup, perfume and underwear items in her purse and left without paying. She was arrested.
▲ BELK — An employee saw a woman take two Yankee Candle jars, valued at $43.98, and place them in her purse, then walk out without paying. He stopped her in the parking lot, and the items were returned. She was arrested.
▲ PARK PLACE APARTMENTS — An officer responded in reference to an affray. A woman reported that her granddaughter was attacked by another girl. A witness said both girls argued and mutually physically fought each other.
▲ EAST GEORGIA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER — Officers responded to a report that a patient undergoing a court-ordered drug evaluation spat in a nurse’s face and threatened other nurses. A physician reportedly cleared the patient and canceled the evaluation form, but police arrested the patient.
▲ EAST MAIN STREET — A man reported that a 32-inch flat-screen TV, an electric guitar, an amplifier and a 19-inch monitor were missing from his home after he found the front door opened.

— compiled by Jason Wermers and Al Hackle

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