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Police Report - 2-1-14; Two men were arguing when one took out a gun and fired two shots.

    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
    ▲ Information will be reported Sunday.

➤ Incidents
    ▲ EASON STREET — A man told police he pushed his wife after she tried to throw hot soup and a knife at him. The wife said her husband grabbed her by the throat and she pushed him in self-defense, and she denied throwing anything at him.
    ▲ PROCTOR STREET — A woman told police someone burned a Pennysaver on her steps. The burned paper, along with blue wax from the wrapper, was found on her porch.
    ▲ THE AVENUE AT SOUTHERN — A woman told police she noticed the dome light on in her car. When she looked inside, she found her belongings scattered throughout the car.
    In a separate incident, a Hungry Howie’s employee told police he was making a delivery to an apartment at 2:09 a.m. Tuesday. As he was trying to make the delivery, a man approached him with a handgun and demanded money. The robber took the food that was being delivered and an undisclosed amount of cash, then fled on foot. The robber was described as a black male, 5 feet 9 inches, 135 pounds, wearing a red hat, white T-shirt and blue shorts, and he covered his face with a cloth. The delivery man was not injured.
    ▲ SHADOW LANE — Police responded to the Baymont Hotel in reference to a public drunkenness complaint. An officer transported a man to his home, where he became belligerent and began yelling obscenities. Police then transported him to jail.
    ▲ THE COVE AT SOUTHERN — Police responded to East Georgia Regional Medical Center. A man told police that he and his friend had a verbal argument that turned physical in an apartment.
    ▲ COOKOUT — A man fled the scene of an accident. He was later arrested and charged.
    ▲ EAST MAIN STREET — Police responded to domestic disturbance call where both parties admitted they were arguing over each other’s parenting skills. The argument did turn physical, but no injuries were reported.
    ▲ PITT-MOORE ROAD — Two men were arguing when one took out a gun and fired two shots. Police arrested the shooter. 
    ▲ CAMPUS CROSSING — A man told police someone entered his home and removed his flat-screen television, valued at $400.
    ▲ LEGACY APARTMENTS — While responding to a domestic disturbance call, police arrested a man for simple battery (family violence), obstructing a 911 call and an outstanding warrant.
In a separate incident, a woman was arrested for an outstanding warrant after police responded to a domestic dispute.
    ▲ CHANDLER ROAD — Officers stopped a vehicle for an expired tag. After further investigation, a man was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana (less than 1 ounce).
    ▲ SOUTH MAIN STREET/AZALEA DRIVE — Police stopped a vehicle for a window tint violation. Upon further investigation, it was found the driver had a suspended license, there was no valid insurance on the vehicle and the registration had been suspended. Also, the driver had active warrants for probation violation stemming from a previous arrest for driving-related offenses. He was arrested.
    ▲ WEST GRADY STREET/SOUTH MAIN STREET — Police tried to stop a vehicle because the driver was not wearing his seat belt. When the officer activated his lights and sirens, the vehicle fled. After the vehicle committed several traffic offenses, the officer terminated the chase.
    ▲ INMAN STREET/SOUTH COLLEGE STREET — Police encountered a man. Through investigation, it was determined he had an active arrest warrant. He was arrested.
    ▲ THE FORUM — A woman said her juvenile son became irate when she would not give him her memory card. They both had files on it, and she told him she would give him the card once she removed her files from it. He became irate and struck her in the back of the head several times, leaving no visible injuries. The juvenile was arrested, handcuffed, searched and taken to the Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office to await transfer to the Claxton Regional Youth Detention Center.
    ▲ IHOP — On Saturday, seven people entered the restaurant and became loud and disruptive. When a server asked them to quiet down, they left without paying for their drinks. On Sunday, the seven people came back, and each ate a meal, for a total value of $87.24 for the seven meals. A server gave them their bills and said he would be back to collect them, but the group left without paying. They quickly entered separate vehicles in the parking lot and left.
    ▲ EAGLES COURT APARTMENTS — Police made contact with a man who had active felony warrants from Burke County. After a short foot chase, he was arrested.
    ▲ HILL STREET — A man reported that someone tried, unsuccessfully, to enter his home through a rear window. A chair used to reach the window had been in his shed when he left, but when he returned, it was beside the window. The offender also left beer cans in the shed. Nothing was reported stolen.
    ▲ UNIVERSITY VILLAGE AT SOUTHERN — A man told police his roommate has been smoking marijuana in the apartment. After further investigation, the roommate was arrested.
    ▲ CAMBRIDGE AT SOUTHERN-THE PINES — Police conducted an investigative stop on a car behind the apartment complex at 2:10 a.m. Tuesday. Through further investigation, a burnt substance, suspected as marijuana, was found. The driver was arrested.
    ▲ STATESBORO MUNICIPAL COURT — Officers serving as bailiffs arrested a woman and two men for probation violations per a judge’s orders in separate cases.
    ▲ FAIR ROAD/CHANDLER ROAD — At 11:17 p.m. Tuesday, an officer saw a pickup truck in the middle of the intersection. When the light turned green, the truck fish-tailed as it turned right onto Chandler Road. The officer stopped the vehicle and the driver was found to be under the influence of alcohol. She was arrested.
    ▲ HAWTHORNE APARTMENTS — A man reported that two unknown people damaged his vehicle.
    ▲ JOHN’S PLACE — Police responded to a fight between two women at John’s Place. When they arrived, both parties were separated, and they were discharged from the business.
    ▲ MORRIS STREET — A woman told police she saw a man in her car when she went outside. When she approached the car, the man fled. Nothing of value was stolen.
    ▲ ROBIN HOOD TRAIL — A man told police he was attacked by three men wearing hoods to disguise their identities while he walked.
    ▲ VETERANS MEMORIAL PARKWAY — Police arrested a woman during a routine traffic stop for an obscured tag cover. After police investigated, the driver was charged with receiving stolen property and underage possession of alcohol by consumption.
    ▲ KMART — Store security detained a girl who concealed $22.27 worth of nail polish items and tried to leave without paying for them. She was arrested and released to the Ordered Step Home for Girls.
    ▲ CONE HOMES — Police responded in reference to battery (family violence) and unruly juvenile. A woman was arrested.
    ▲ WHISPERING PINES BOULEVARD — A woman told police that someone opened a credit card in her name and made several charges.
    ▲ RUSTY’S TAVERN — A man reported that someone entered his business and cut the wire to several pieces of electronic equipment but did not steal anything. There were no signs of forced entry.
    ▲ JOHNSON LANE/DENMARK STREET — Police stopped a vehicle because the driver was not wearing his seat belt. Further investigation revealed that he had warrants from Laurens County and the state of Virginia. He was arrested.
    ▲ LITTLE JOHN COURT — A woman told police that someone removed her mailbox from the pole on which it was mounted and threw it across the street, causing $30 in damage.

BULLOCH COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
➤ Arrests/Incidents
    ▲ Information will be reported Sunday.

GEORGIA STATE PATROL POST 45
➤ Arrests
    ▲ None reported Thursday.

➤ Incidents
    ▲ Troopers investigated one crash; stopped one vehicle; issued two warnings, including one for speeding; and patrolled 696 miles Thursday.

GEORGIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY POLICE
➤ Arrests
    ▲ None reported Thursday.

➤ Incidents
    ▲ Officers issued six traffic citations, five traffic warnings and assisted five motorists Thursday.
    ▲ RECREATION ACTIVITY CENTER — Police responded to a motor vehicle accident in the parking lot.
    ▲ LOT 21 — Police responded to a motor vehicle accident.
    ▲ KENNEDY HALL — An incident report was taken for a theft from a unit, and the case was assigned to Criminal Investigations.

BULLOCH CENTRAL 911 REPORTS
➤ Law Enforcement Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Thursday:
    ▲ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Department — 17 calls.
    ▲ Candler County Sheriff’s Department — two calls.
    ▲ Georgia State Patrol — two calls.
    ▲ Georgia Southern University Police — one call.
    ▲ Metter Police Department — four calls.
    ▲ Statesboro Police Department — 21 calls.

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

➤ Emergency Medical Service Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Thursday:
    ▲ Bulloch County EMS — three first-responder calls and 11 medical calls.
    ▲ Candler County EMS — 10 medical calls.
    ▲ Evans County EMS — six medical calls.

➤ Other Agencies
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Thursday:
    ▲ 911 hang-ups — 23 calls.
    ▲ Emanuel County 911 — one call.
    ▲ Screven County 911 — one call.
— compiled by Jason Wermers and Ann Healy

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