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Police Report - 1-23-14; A woman reported the theft of a shallow well pump from her property.

    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
    ▲ Joshua Lee Hall, age and address unavailable — criminal trespass (family violence).
    ▲ Precious Yolonda Allen, age and address unavailable — criminal trespass (family violence), simple battery (family violence).
    ▲ Amanda Gayle Schaffer, 33, Priscilla Drive, Midway — theft by shoplifting (misdemeanor) under $500
    ▲ Elizabeth Collins, 22, Priscilla Drive, Midway — theft by shoplifting (misdemeanor) under $500
    ▲ Jerry Antonio Roberts, 31, Wes Inman Street — wanted person
    ▲ Genia Renee Dees, 33, Plum Street, Sylvania — wanted person.
    ▲ Nathaniel Elijah Johnson, 18, University Point Apartments — giving false information to police, suspicious activity, unruly juvenile.
    ▲ Tomoria Shanette Black, 35, Strickland Street, Pembroke — probation violation

Incidents
    ▲ NORTH ZETTEROWER AVENUE — A woman reported a fight between her brother and her husband. An officer observed no physical injuries, but observed that both men appeared intoxicated.
    ▲ MIDTOWN BAR & GRILL — Police responded to a report of a fight between a bouncer and a man entering the business. The bouncer had reportedly gone to the hospital with a busted lip.
    In a separate incident, a woman told police someone scrawled letters on both sides of her car and across the hood.
    ▲ ROBINHOOD TRAIL — Two women reported that they observed a man entering their car and proceeded to chase him through the woods. An officer found a suspect matching the description and arrested him.
    In another incident, a man reported sunglasses, an iPod and $20 in coins missing from his truck.
    ▲ BULLOCH STREET — A woman reported that someone had stolen her push lawnmower and bicycle from a storage building.
    ▲ RUDE RUDY’S — A woman reported that two other women started a fight with her in a restroom, then later showed up at her residence.
    ▲ STATESBORO HIGH SCHOOL — A student reported a cellphone stolen after leaving it in a restroom.
    ▲ MIKELL STREET — A woman reported her juvenile son missing.
    ▲ WILBURN CIRCLE — Residents reported that an iPod, a laptop computer and chargers for various devices were stolen from a bedroom after they left two doors of their house unlocked.
    ▲ WALMART — Officers arrested two women for attempting to take a diaper bag and purse without paying. Both women were arrested and charged with shoplifting items less than $500.
    ▲ COLLEGE STREET — A College Street woman called police after she found three forged checks from her mother’s checking account written to a 32-year-old man from Metter. The woman said the man also coerced her mother out of additional checks. The case was forwarded to Criminal Investigations Division for review.
    ▲ COPPER BEECH TOWNHOUSES — The management told police a man was living in an apartment in the development one month after he was told to leave. The 18-year-old man living in the apartment was served with a criminal trespass complaint and will be relocated. 
    ▲ WEST JONES AVENUE — A Statesboro man who was stopped for crossing the street at a diagonal angle outside the crosswalk was arrested after police found he was wanted for a probation violation.
    ▲ U.S. HIGHWAY 301 NORTH — A Sylvania woman was stopped by police for a defective headlight. When the officer checked the information of the driver and passenger, he found the passenger was wanted in Lyons for deposit account fraud. The passenger was arrested, and the driver was released with a warning.
    ▲ HARVEY DRIVE — A woman called police after a man entered her apartment when she was at work. When police questioned the 18-year-old man, he gave the officers false information, and he was arrested for giving false information to police, suspicious activity, and unruly juvenile.

BULLOCH COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
➤ Arrests
    ▲ Surinder Tiffany Brown, age and address unavailable — no insurance, suspended registration, driving with suspended or revoked license.
    ▲ Charlie Travis Gunn, 32, Dry Branch Village — deposit account fraud (two counts).
    ▲ Christopher Allen Garza, 37, Dry Branch Village — possession of marijuana (less than 1 ounce).
    ▲ Shawn Robert Eugene Scott, 34, Dover Road, Sylvania — bench warrant, no insurance.
    ▲ Hannah Elizabeth McKinney, 20, Southern Courtyard — possession of alcohol by underage persons.
    ▲ Marshall Olin Comerford, 29, Savannah Highway, Savannah — public drunkenness.
    ▲ Bailey Anthony Hall, 19, Greenbrook Way, Atlanta — public drunkenness, false ID.
    ▲ Johnny Eugene Hyde, 17, Warnell Farm Road, Ellabell — possession of a schedule IV controlled substance with intent to distribute.
    ▲ Ernest Coss Thompson, 40, Dry Branch Village — possession of a schedule II controlled substance.
    ▲ Steve Raynard Williams Sr., 49, Garfield Street — sale of marijuana.
    ▲ Michael Sean McMillan, age and address unavailable — wanted person (Nassau County, Fla.).
    ▲ James Leonard Mitchell, 39, Leefield Station Road, Brooklet — deposit account fraud.
    ▲ Pernell Rawls, 52, Burkhalter Lane — sale of cocaine (two counts), unlawful use of communication facilities (two counts).
    ▲ Eddie Roy Smith, 35, Brookcrest Drive, Brooklet — possession of marijuana (less than 1 ounce), possession and use of drug-related object, no driver’s license.
    ▲ Levi Douglas Snyder, 20, Georgia Highway 46, Ellabell — reckless conduct.

➤ Incidents
    ▲ POJO’s GAS & GO — (U.S. Highway 301 South) A store clerk reported that a man and woman tried to buy alcohol shortly before 1 a.m. Friday. When the clerk said it was too late for her to sell alcohol, the man grabbed a case of beer from the walk-in cooler, and the man and woman walked out of the store.
    ▲ OGEECHEE DRIVE EAST — (Statesboro) A woman reported that while she was in her garage with the door partially open, a man tried to crawl under the door. She yelled at him, and he ran off.
    ▲ WEST LEYLAND ROAD — (Statesboro) A woman reported the theft of a purse containing four credit cards from her unlocked car, parked in her driveway.
    ▲ TRINITY BAPTIST CHURCH — A man said he was driving a pickup truck with a trailer loaded with equipment down Nevils Denmark Road when he swerved to miss a deer and ended up in the church’s front yard. He tried to pull out several times, driving back and forth, causing significant damage to the grass. A church official showed up and filed a damage report. The man said he would make arrangements to pay the church.
    ▲ LAKEWOOD DRIVE — (Statesboro) A woman reported the theft of a purse containing a credit card and debit card and prescription medication from her unlocked vehicle, parked at her home.
    ▲ WALMART DISTRIBUTION CENTER — Deputies conducted a traffic stop after noticing a pickup truck without the required marker for a load extending outside the vehicle. Several ladders extended 8 to 10 feet past the truck bed. A K-9 deputy alerted to the presence of narcotics, and a deputy found a small amount of marijuana inside the vehicle, which one of the occupants freely claimed was his. Another subject had two warrants for deposit account fraud. Both of these men were arrested. The driver was believed to possibly be under the influence of an unknown drug, but his performance on field sobriety tests did not lead to an arrest. His wife soon arrived and took possession of the vehicle and her husband.
    ▲ ON THE GO FOOD MART — A deputy on patrol spotted an SUV with a broken windshield driving on U.S. Highway 301 North. The deputy stopped the SUV as it pulled into the store parking lot. A background check revealed an active bench warrant, and he was arrested on the warrant and for no insurance, and issued a warning for the broken windshield.
    ▲ GEORGIA HIGHWAY 46 — (Pembroke) A man reported that someone broke all the windows on an old, abandoned house on his property.
    ▲ OLIVER LANDING — A man reported that someone cut a cable on the back of his truck and stole a cooler.
    ▲ VETERANS MEMORIAL PARKWAY/GEORGIA HIGHWAY 24 — Deputies responded to a vehicle that was pulled over, and a man was walking around on the shoulder. A woman inside the vehicle said she was driving with the man, who was drunk, when they began arguing. The man started to throw items out of the vehicle, so she pulled over, and he got out. It was found the man was on probation. He was arrested for public drunkenness.
    ▲ PLANTERS ROW APARTMENTS — Deputies responded to a fight reported by Bulloch Central 911 dispatchers. On arrival, they saw a large group of people fleeing from them. One man was lying on the ground, injured. EMS was called, but other people around helped the injured man up and took him the hospital. Deputies went to the Emergency Room. The man who transported the injured man said that man had been knocked unconscious during the melee. His injuries did not appear to be life-threatening. Also, the next morning, a woman reported that the driver-side door of her vehicle was damaged, but it’s unclear whether that was related to the fight.
    ▲ GEORGIA HIGHWAY 67/BURKHALTER ROAD — (Statesboro) Deputies responded to Burkhalter Road in reference to a man who was on top of a billboard, threatening to jump, at 2 a.m. Sunday. He said he had consumed “an unknown amount of alcohol” earlier and was looking for his friend, which prompted him to climb the billboard. He was arrested for public drunkenness and false ID.
    ▲ SPEIGHTS LANE — (Brooklet) A woman reported the theft of a shallow well pump from her property. Her home had burned down a few months ago, and no one has been living there.
    ▲ PONDEROSA ROAD — (Portal) A man reported that two screens were removed from windows in the back of his home sometime over the weekend.
    ▲ CEDARWOOD ACRES MOBILE HOME PARK — A woman reported that someone broke in through the back door of the trailer and stole an Xbox 360, six games, eight small bottles of liquor and $2 cash.

GEORGIA STATE PATROL POST 45
➤ Arrests
    ▲ Emmett Kale Watson, age and address unavailable — DUI (refused test), failure to maintain lane, open container.
    ▲ Ontario Rashuan Young, age and address unavailable — DUI, failure to maintain lane, too fast for conditions.

Incidents
    ▲ Troopers investigated five crashes; stopped four vehicles; issued four citations, including two for speeding, and three warnings, including one for speeding; and patrolled 855 miles Tuesday.

GEORGIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY POLICE
➤ Arrests
    ▲ Officers issued seven traffic citations Friday through Tuesday.
    ▲ Iain Patrick Struckmeyer, 20, Kathleen, Ga. — possession of alcohol under 21 years of age, seat belt violation, giving false information to officers.
    ▲ Thomas Allan Shoot, 19, Lanier Drive — possession of alcohol under 21 years of age, false ID.
    ▲ Devan Hunter McBride, 20, University Place — possession of alcohol under 21 years of age.
    ▲ Chandra Lafaye Cheatham, 46, Johns Lane — felony theft by deception.
    ▲ Tonsheia Ameda Williams-Grandison, 33, Pamela Way — felony theft by deception.
    ▲ Victoria Nicole Glover, 29, Hunter Street, Guyton — misdemeanor theft by deception.
    ▲ Nathaniel Robert Brown, 19, Georgia Avenue — false ID, giving false information, possession of alcohol under 21 years of age.
    ▲ Samuel Thomas Robinson, 19, Lanier Drive — false ID, possession of alcohol under 21 years of age. 
    ▲ Carl Siegle, 19, Knight Drive — failure to maintain lane, and DUI (refused test). 

➤ Incidents
    ▲ Officers issued 14 traffic warnings and assisted five motorists Friday through Tuesday.
    ▲ FREEDOM’S LANDING — Criminal Investigations initiated an investigation into a complaint of drug use at a unit. An administrative search turned up a substantial amount of marijuana, which was seized. Two occupants were judicially referred to university officials for punishment and banned from campus.
    In a separate incident, officers responded in reference to a drug complaint. One occupant was judicially referred to university officials for punishment.
    ▲ J-LOT — An incident report was taken for a battery, and the case was assigned to Criminal Investigations.
    In a separate incident, officers discovered two intoxicated subjects. Both were judicially referred to university officials for punishment.
    In another incident, officers discovered an intoxicated person. He was arrested and charged with false ID and possession of alcohol under 21 years of age. 
    ▲ CENTENNIAL PLACE — An incident report was taken for a criminal trespass and an alcohol violation. The individual involved was judicially referred to university officials for punishment.
    In a separate incident, during a residence hall check, officers discovered an unlocked door. Several occupants inside were in possession of alcohol and had been drinking. Three occupants were judicially referred to university officials for punishment for alcohol violations.
    In a third incident, during a residence hall check, officers discovered an unlocked door and an occupant who did not live in the unit. Officers smelled burnt marijuana inside. One occupant was judicially referred to university officials for punishment for drug violations.
    ▲ RECREATION ACTIVITY CENTER — An incident report was taken for theft of unattended property, and the case was assigned to Criminal Investigations.
    ▲ KENNEDY HALL — Officers responded in reference to alcohol violations. Three occupants were judicially referred to university officials for punishment.
    ▲ SOUTHERN COURTYARD — Officers responded in reference to a drug complaint. One occupant was judicially referred to university officials for punishment.
    ▲ EAGLE VILLAGE — During a residence hall check, officers found an intoxicated person. He was  arrested and charged with False ID, giving false information and underage possession of alcohol.
    ▲ CAMPUS HOUSING — During a check at an unspecified residence hall, officers discovered an unlocked door. Police spoke to the occupants. Two occupants were judicially referred to university officials for punishment for alcohol violations. 

BULLOCH CENTRAL 911 REPORTS
➤ Law Enforcement Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Monday and Tuesday:
    ▲ Brooklet Police Department — one call Tuesday.
    ▲ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Department — 23 calls Monday and 17 calls Tuesday.
    ▲ Candler County Sheriff’s Department — three calls Monday and three calls Tuesday.
    ▲ Claxton Police Department — one call Monday.
    ▲ Evans County Sheriff’s Department — two calls Monday and one call Tuesday.
    ▲ Georgia State Patrol — six calls Monday and 10 calls Tuesday.
    ▲ Georgia Southern University Police — three calls Tuesday.
    ▲ Metter Police Department — two calls Monday and three calls Tuesday.
    ▲ Portal Police Department — one call Tuesday.
    ▲ Statesboro Police Department — 25 calls Monday and 19 calls Tuesday..

➤ Fire Department Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Monday and Tuesday:
    ▲ Bulloch County Volunteer Firefighters — three calls Monday and two calls Tuesday.
    ▲ Metter Fire Department — one call Monday.
    ▲ Statesboro Fire Department — three calls Monday and two calls Tuesday.
    ▲ Georgia Forestry Commission (Bulloch) — two calls Monday and one call Tuesday.
    ▲ Georgia Forestry Commission (Candler) — one call Monday.

➤ Emergency Medical Service Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Monday and Tuesday:
    ▲ Bulloch County EMS — one accident call, one fire call, one first-responder call and 14 medical calls Monday; and five first-responder calls and 22 medical calls Tuesday.
    ▲ Candler County EMS — five medical calls Monday and two medical calls Tuesday.
    ▲ Evans County EMS — four medical calls Monday and four medical calls Tuesday.

➤ Other Agencies
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Monday and Tuesday:
    ▲ 911 hang-ups — 32 calls Monday and 26 calls Tuesday.
    ▲ Air Evac — one call Monday and one call Tuesday.
    ▲ Bryan County 911 — one call Monday.
    ▲ Bulloch County Animal Control — one call Monday.
    ▲ Effingham County 911 — one call Tuesday.
    ▲ Tattnall Call 911 — one call Tuesday.
— compiled by Ann Healy, Jason Wermers and Al Hackle

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