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Police Report - 2-6-14; A man told deputies that someone shot his mailbox.

    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
    ▲ Justin Alston Westbrook, 22, Pitt-Moore Road – public drunkenness, criminal trespass.
    ▲ Cefis Howard, 43, W. Waters Road – public drunkenness
    ▲ Yolanda Racqueal Littles, 24, Packinghouse Road – probation violation.
    ▲ Saevon Malik Brown, 17, Packinghouse Road – theft by taking (misdemeanor).

➤ Incidents
    ▲ PINE NEEDLE ROAD – Police responded to the complaint of a man who entered a residence through the back door. When police arrived, they found the man intoxicated and bewildered. The man told police a friend invited him over earlier in the day. The friend did not live at the residence. Police arrested the man.
    ▲ OVERLAND STREET – Police responded to the complaint of an intoxicated man on a woman’s property. The woman told police she did not know the man and wanted him to leave her property. Police arrested the man. 
    ▲ JOHNSON LANE – A woman told returned home to find a window broken and a television and DVD player missing.
    ▲ WALMART – A woman told police her wallet was stolen in the store.
    ▲ THOMAS STREET – A woman told police another woman who has limited power of attorney stole $155 from her bank account in 2012. The woman also told police the same woman might have opened an account with Georgia Power in 2012. The woman said she now owes $120 on a previous bill.
    ▲ CAMBRIDGE AT SOUTHERN – Police responded to the complaint of a domestic dispute between a man and woman. The man said the two began arguing inside his apartment, and escalated when the woman broke his television. The argument moved into the parking where the woman keyed the man’s car and he keyed her car. The woman told police the man also pushed her causing scratches on her chest.
    ▲ WEST GRADY STREET – A woman was arrested for probation violation.
    ▲ THE FORUM – Police responded to noise complaint and found 150-200 people in the parking lot and in a second-floor apartment. Police found a live DJ and alcohol in the apartment. Police issued a noise citation and citations for underage possession of alcohol. The next day police told the management office the apartment had damage to the ceiling resulting from the party.
    ▲ RAMBLE ROAD – A man told police that between Dec. 1, 2011, and May 1, 2013, a person used his information without his permission to open an account with Dish Network, three accounts with T-Mobile and an account with DirecTV.
    ▲ STATESBORO HIGH SCHOOL – A student told police a set of Dr. Dre headphones were stolen. The headphones were found in another student’s locker, and that student was arrested.
    ▲ SOUTH MAIN STREET – A woman told police someone used her debit card on Jan. 8, 10 and 13 to withdraw $300 total from her credit union account.
    ▲ CHANDLER ROAD – Police responded to burglary at a residence where miscellaneous property totaling more than $3,000 was stolen. Among the items taken were four rifles, a shotgun, 20 knives and cash.

BULLOCH COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
➤ Arrests
    ▲ None reported Wednesday.

➤ Incidents
    ▲ U.S. HIGHWAY 80 EAST/BRANNEN POND ROAD — (Brooklet) Deputies stopped a vehicle that was being driven without a tag. The driver appeared to be extremely nervous and was visibly shaking when deputies asked for his identification. The driver said he had recently purchased the vehicle but could not produce a bill of sale. He began shuffling through items and appeared to be reaching for something inside the vehicle, so he was removed for officer safety. A pat-down search revealed a burned marijuana cigarette inside his pants pocket. He said he forgot the marijuana cigarette was in his pocket because he had smoked marijuana the night before. He pleaded with deputies not to arrest him because he was on active parole. A K-9 deputy conducted an open-air sniff and alerted on the vehicle. A search of the vehicle did not turn up anything else illegal. The man was arrested.
    ▲ U.S. HIGHWAY 301 NORTH/CLITO ROAD — Deputies stopped a vehicle for traffic violations. A man was arrested for possession of marijuana when it was discovered within his vehicle.
    ▲ ARCOLA ROAD — (Brooklet) A man told deputies that someone shot his mailbox, causing enough damage that he has to replace it.
    ▲ OLNEY STATION DRIVE — (Ellabell) Deputies responded to a residence in reference to a domestic dispute. Two women had argued with the husband of one of the women over him not wanting the other woman at his home. They said he drove to a neighboring residence, and he admitted to doing so. He was arrested for driving with a suspended license.
    ▲ U.S. HIGHWAY 301 SOUTH/A.J. RIGGS ROAD — Deputies stopped a vehicle that was not able to stay in its lane. The driver said he did not have a license. A background check revealed his license had been suspended several times for DUI. He was arrested.
    In a separate incident, deputies stopped a vehicle that did not have a tag light on. The driver said he did not have a valid license. He was arrested.
    ▲ BULLOCH ACADEMY — A woman reported that someone drove her son’s vehicle to an unknown location and brought it back to school with mud on it. Her son had left the keys inside and the vehicle unlocked.
    ▲ CYPRESS LAKE ROAD/COURTNEY WAY — A man reported the theft of three “for rent” signs, valued at $90, from the entrance to the Countryside subdivision.
    ▲ GEORGIA HIGHWAY 119 NORTH — (Ellabell) When deputies spotted a car leaving the road, the occupants appeared to be startled by the deputies’ presence. A check of the tag found the owner, who was also the driver, had a suspended license. Deputies stopped the car at a property. The driver admitted that his license was suspended. When speaking with the passenger, deputies smelled burnt marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. When deputies said they would bring a K-9 deputy to the scene, the driver said he had a marijuana grinder, which was in the passenger door compartment. Further search of the vehicle revealed a homemade metal pipe under the passenger seat. Both contained marijuana residue, and both the driver and passenger admitted to possessing the items. Both were arrested and charged with possession of drug-related objects, and the driver was charged with driving while license suspended.
    ▲ COLEY BOYD ROAD/CYPRESS LAKE ROAD — Deputies saw a vehicle make a sudden turn onto Coley Boyd Road off Langston Chapel Road at 12:05 a.m. Saturday. The vehicle then made a sudden turn onto a long dirt driveway. When the vehicle reappeared, it appeared to try to evade the deputies, who stopped it. The driver produced a learner’s permit, and there was not another licensed driver in the car. He said he knew he violated his permit. He gave a story about planning to visit his girlfriend, changing his mind to meet a friend who wasn’t home, then to meet his sister, and his story was full of inconsistencies. He was arrested for violating his learner’s permit.

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

➤ Incidents
    ▲ Troopers responded to three crashes with one reported injury; stopped seven vehicles; issued four citations, including one for speeding, one for child restraint violation and one for seat belt violation; issued four warnings; and patrolled 534 miles Tuesday.

GEORGIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY POLICE
➤ Arrests
    ▲ Javontis Dashawn Powell, 20, Rucker Lane – criminal trespass.

➤ Incidents
    ▲ Officers issued six traffic citations and eight traffic warnings and assisted one motorist Tuesday.
    ▲ CENTENNIAL PLACE — Officers responded in reference to a drug complaint. Three occupants were judicially referred to university officials for punishment for drug violations.
    In a separate incident, a report was taken for criminal damage to property in a unit, and the case was assigned to Criminal Investigations.
    In another incident, officers responded to a unit in reference to an alcohol complaint. Seven occupants were judicially referred.
    And in a fourth incident, officers responded in reference to an alcohol violation. One subject was judicially referred.
    ▲ J-LOT — Officers made contact with the owner of a vehicle blocking another vehicle. The owner of the blocking vehicle was judicially referred for a drug violation.
    In a separate incident, officers made contact with an intoxicated subject in the bushes next to the lot. He was arrested and charged with underage possession of alcohol, false identification and obstruction (misdemeanor).
    In another incident, officers made contact with an intoxicated subject. He was arrested and charged with underage possession of alcohol and obstruction (misdemeanor).
    ▲ FREEDOM’S LANDING — An incident report was taken for damage to property in a unit.
    ▲ RECREATION ACTIVITY CENTER — Incident reports were taken for two separate cases of theft of unattended property, and the cases were assigned to Criminal Investigations.
    Officers also responded to the report of an unwanted person, who was arrested and charged with criminal trespass.
    ▲ KAPPA DELTA HOUSE — Officers responded in reference to an unwanted person, who was escorted from the house. One occupant was judicially referred for alcohol violations.
    ▲ GEORGIA AVENUE/UNIVERSITY PLACE — Officers stopped a vehicle. The passenger was arrested and charged with underage possession of alcohol, disorderly conduct and obstruction (misdemeanor).
    ▲ HENDERSON LIBRARY – Officers made contact with a suspicious person, who was advised to leave the campus.
    ▲ PAULSON STADIUM – A report was taken for a hit-and-run motor vehicle accident in the parking lot.

BULLOCH CENTRAL 911 REPORTS
➤ Law Enforcement Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Tuesday:
    ▲ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Department – 10 calls.
    ▲ Candler County Sheriff’s Department – three calls.
    ▲ Claxton Police Department – two calls.
    ▲ Evans County Sheriff’s Department – five calls.
    ▲ Georgia State Patrol – four calls.
    ▲ Georgia Southern University – five calls.
    ▲ Metter Police Department – one call.
    ▲ Statesboro Police Department – 22 calls.

➤ Fire Department Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Tuesday:
    ▲ Metter Fire Department – one call.
    ▲ Statesboro Fire Department – two calls.

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

➤ Other Agencies
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Tuesday:
    ▲ 911 hang-ups – 19 calls.
    ▲ Emanuel County 911 – one call.

    — compiled by Ann Healy and  Jason Wermers

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