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Police Report - 1-29-14; A woman reported that a neighbor scattered dog feces over a driveway.

    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
    ▲ Timothy McLeod Lavine, 17, Dry Branch Village — theft by deception (misdemeanor).
    ▲ Terry Grogan Wilkerson, 49, Statesboro — wanted person.
    ▲ Fanchon Sukethia Riley, 26, Institute Street — no proof of insurance (motor vehicle).
    ▲ Victor Antonio Love, 28, Johnson Street — probation violation, possession of marijuana.
    ▲ Dorothy Deshay Johnson, 17, Bedford Street — simple assault (family violence).
    ▲ Zachary Cole Miller, age and address unavailable — public drunkenness, loitering and prowling.
    ▲ Matthew Daniel Bridges, age and address unavailable — possession of marijuana (less than 1 ounce).

➤ Incidents
    ▲ TILLMAN ROAD/FAIR ROAD — An officer saw a driver not wearing his seat belt. The man drove next to Hanner Fieldhouse, where he fled. He was identified, and arrest warrants were issued charging him with safety restraint violation, driving with suspended or revoked license and obstruction of law enforcement officer (misdemeanor).
    ▲ PARK PLACE APARTMENTS — Four men reported that, while they were at work, someone kicked in the back door to their apartment and stole $750 cash, $40 in change, identification, a T-Mobile cellphone, a laptop computer, the keys to a Chevrolet pickup truck and an iPad 2.
    ▲ WALMART — A store employee reported that two individuals selected $246 worth of sporting-good items from store shelves, then returned them for store gift cards without ever purchasing the items. An officer later met with one of the offenders, who was arrested.
In a separate incident involving the same people, a store employee reported that she had the two individuals on camera selecting a Rachel Ray kitchen pan set valued at $150 from a store shelf and returning the item for cash without ever purchasing it.
    ▲ WILLIAM JAMES EDUCATIONAL COMPLEX — A Bulloch County Board of Education employee reported that someone broke out a window to gain entry, then stole $25 worth of snacks from a vending machine and a gold pendant the size of a nickel. The vending machine sustained $800 worth of damage. Several doors and windows throughout the building were also damaged.
    ▲ SALLIE ZETTEROWER ELEMENTARY — An assistant principal reported that a 12-year-old student tried to leave school without permission. The student was arrested and charged with disruption of public school, then was turned back over to the school.
    ▲ CEDARWOOD GNETS PROGRAM — A teacher reported that a 15-year-old student threatened to harm him, then tried to leave school grounds without permission. The student was arrested and charged with simple assault, disruption of a public school, unruly juvenile and obstruction of an officer (misdemeanor) when he tried to pull away from the officer and tried to kick a teacher. The student was transported to the police department, where he was turned over to his mother.
    ▲ CHURCH STREET — A woman reported that she believes her neighbor has been obtaining water from her exterior spigot without permission, and her water bill is higher than normal. She said she put tape around her exterior spigots, but that the tape on the front spigot was torn by someone.
    ▲ CAMBRIDGE AT SOUTHERN-THE PINES — A man reported that someone entered his car while he was away and stole a wallet, a pair of Oakley sunglasses and an old iPod from the center console.
    ▲ STATESBORO HIGH SCHOOL — A female juvenile said that while driving her vehicle in the school parking lot, her male friend tried to jump on the hood while the vehicle was moving. She said they were playing around and have done this before, but this time her windshield sustained heavy damage from the incident.
    ▲ EAST GEORGIA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER — A 91-year-old woman reported that someone entered her unlocked vehicle, went through her purse and stole a wallet and $60 cash. The vehicle was parked there for about 15 minutes.
    ▲ BEDFORD STREET — Police responded in reference to a simple assault. Upon arrival, an officer saw a man holding two very sharp wooden sticks. The man said his girlfriend threw them at him because she was mad at him for taking her mother’s side during an argument. The girlfriend’s sister said she saw the girlfriend throw the sticks at the man, actually hitting him. The girlfriend said she was upset at her sister and mother for telling her how to do things, and she admitted to throwing the sticks at her boyfriend. The girlfriend was arrested and charged with simple assault.

BULLOCH COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
➤ Arrests
    ▲ Alan Dale Watznauer Jr., 34, Erin Way — speeding, driving while license suspended or revoked.
    ▲ Zamora A. Serafin, 34, South Railroad Avenue, Claxton — no driver’s license.
    ▲ William Morris Thomas Jr., 24, Captola Road, Sylvania — license plate with intent to conceal, driving while license suspended or revoked.
    ▲ John Dewey Squiris, 37, Deer Run Court — battery (family violence), third-degree cruelty to children.
    ▲ Gary Alexis Floyd, 45, East 32nd Street, Savannah — driving while license suspended or revoked.
    ▲ Anthony Mantory Everett, 26, Cedarwood Acres Mobile Home Park — simple battery (family violence).
    ▲ Damarion Leron Williams, 30, Riggs Circle — battery (family violence).

➤ Incidents
    ▲ MARIA SORRELL ROAD — A woman reported that a neighbor scattered dog feces over a driveway to her property. A deputy wrote in a report, “There is a lot of dog scat, and it does seem to have been scattered from the property line of the (neighboring) residence.” That neighbor told deputies that the property in question is hers, and that the woman has an easement right to the property she owns. Both parties were advised to be civil until the matter can be settled.
    ▲ U.S. HIGHWAY 301 SOUTH/VETERANS MEMORIAL PARKWAY — Deputies stopped a car because the tag displayed on it did not belong to it, and the car had a cracked windshield. The driver told deputies his license was suspended. A K-9 deputy conducted an open-air sniff and provided a positive alert. A search of the car turned up a quantity of marijuana residue. The driver told deputies he did not have the vehicle’s proper tag, adding that he took the tag that was on it from another vehicle. He was arrested and charged with driving while license suspended or revoked and intent to conceal license plate.
    ▲ DEER RUN COURT — Deputies responded to East Georgia Regional Medical Center in reference to the report of battery (family violence). A woman said her boyfriend hit her several times, knocking her to the ground and chipping her front tooth. She said this happened while her 3-year-old daughter was in the home. The boyfriend said he pushed her and she hit her mouth on a piece of furniture after they argued about her receiving text messages from other men. The man was not hurt. He was arrested and charged with battery (family violence) and third-degree cruelty to children.
    ▲ GEORGIA HIGHWAY 67 — A man told deputies that three women came to his property and asked about some old mattresses that were beside a trashcan. He told them they could have those mattresses, but not other mattresses beside a burn pit behind the residence, which were underneath two roof panels for his 2007 Jeep Wrangler. When he checked, he saw that those mattresses, along with the roof panels, were gone. He said he had no idea who the women were.
    ▲ PARKWAY PLACE — A woman told deputies that her boyfriend pushed her down while they were arguing about where they were going to eat. She did not have any visible marks.
    ▲ CEDARWOOD ACRES MOBILE HOME PARK — A woman told deputies that her boyfriend came home intoxicated and started an argument. Deputies could hear him yelling profane language at his sister while the home was occupied by several small children. The woman and her boyfriend’s sister provided the same accounts. They said the woman had asked her boyfriend to leave, and he became hostile, grabbed her and threw her against the bedroom wall. The sister said she saw her brother holding his girlfriend against the wall. The boyfriend denied any wrongdoing and disputed the women’s accounts. When he was arrested and charged with simple battery (family violence), he screamed profanity as others in the trailer park began to walk over to the lot where this was taking place. He was found to be intoxicated from an unknown alcoholic beverage. The woman did not have any visible marks and did not need medical assistance.

GEORGIA STATE PATROL POST 45
➤ Incidents
    ▲ Troopers investigated one crash; stopped 22 vehicles; issued seven citations, five for speeding and two for seat belt violations, and 19 warnings, including 13 for speeding and one for seat belt violation; and patrolled 394 miles Monday.

GEORGIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY POLICE
➤ Arrests
    ▲ Officers issued two traffic citations Monday.
    ▲ Arthur Moran Robinson Jr., 19, Cairo, Ga. — possession of alcohol under 21 years of age, obstruction of an officer (misdemeanor), giving false ID information to an officer.

➤ Incidents
    ▲ Officers issued four traffic warnings and assisted three motorists Monday.
    ▲ CENTENNIAL PLACE — An incident report was taken for a theft. The case was assigned to Criminal Investigations.
    ▲ SOUTHERN COURTYARD — Officers responded in reference to a loud party complaint. A man was arrested and charged with underage possession of alcohol, obstruction and giving false information to an officer. Other occupants were judicially referred to university officials for punishment.

BULLOCH CENTRAL 911 REPORTS
➤ Law Enforcement Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Monday:
    ▲ Brooklet Police Department — one call.
    ▲ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Department — 12 calls.
    ▲ Candler County Sheriff’s Department — two calls.
    ▲ Claxton Police Department — one call.
    ▲ Evans County Sheriff’s Department — three calls.
    ▲ Georgia State Patrol — three calls.
    ▲ Georgia Southern University Police — one call.
    ▲ Metter Police Department — three calls.
    ▲ Statesboro Police Department — 39 calls.

➤ Fire Department Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Monday:
    ▲ Bulloch County Volunteer Firefighters — four calls.
    ▲ Metter Fire Department — one call.
    ▲ Statesboro Fire Department — four calls.

➤ Emergency Medical Service Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Monday:
    ▲ Bulloch County EMS —one first-responder call and 18 medical calls.
    ▲ Candler County EMS — one accident call and nine medical calls.
    ▲ Evans County EMS — two medical calls.

➤ Other Agencies
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Monday:
    ▲ 911 hang-ups — 43 calls.
    ▲ Emanuel County 911 — three calls.
    ▲ Bulloch County Poison Control — one call.
    ▲ Screven County 911 — one call.

— compiled by Jason Wermers

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