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Police Report - 2-7-14; A man passed a counterfeit $50 bill while trying to pay for merchandise.

    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
    ▲ Meagan Nicole Barry, 22, Chieftan Run, Duluth, Ga. — failure to use turn signal, failure to maintain lane, DUI (less safe).
    ▲ Reginald Eugene Simmons, 22, Chandler Road — possession of marijuana (less than 1 ounce).
    ▲ Alexandra Rini Heilman, 21, Paradise Cove — possession of marijuana (less than 1 ounce).
    ▲ Ronald Edward Dixon, 52, Simmons Road — expired tag, driving with suspended or revoked license, no proof of insurance for motorcycle, no helmet.
    ▲ Carlos Jernard Lasseter, age and address unavailable — obstruction of an officer, no driver’s license.
    ▲ Victor Roy William Lesa, age and address unavailable — DUI, no driver’s license, tail light requirements.
    ▲ Tiffany Leigh Sparks, age and address unavailable — theft by deception, forgery (first degree), negotiating fraudulent checks.
    ▲ Justin Alton Westbrook, 22, Pitt-Moore Road — criminal trespass, public drunkenness.

➤ Incidents
    ▲ THE COVE AT SOUTHERN — Shortly before 1 a.m. Saturday, police stopped a vehicle that couldn’t stay in its lane and failed to signal while turning. After investigation, the driver was charged with DUI (less safe) and traffic violations, and two passengers were each charged with possession of marijuana (less than 1 ounce).
    ▲ STATESBORO HIGH SCHOOL — Someone stole a student’s iPhone 4 from the junior varsity gym.
In a separate incident, a student was arrested after he removed another student from a desk and broke his glasses during a scuffle. The offender was charged with simple battery and released to his mother.
    ▲ WALMART — Someone passed two counterfeit bills.

BULLOCH COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
➤ Arrests
    ▲ Christina Latesha Martin, age and address unavailable — theft by shoplifting (misdemeanor).
    ▲ Marion Jacques Reason, 26, Longleaf Drive, Sylvania — driving while license suspended or revoked, probation violation.
    ▲ Jesus Mendoza, 32, Bird Road — no driver’s license.
    ▲ Jeremy Nechonge Roberts, 25, Pamela Way — driving in violation of conditions of limited permit.
    ▲ William David Middour, 22, Aspen Heights — disorderly conduct, public drunkenness, simple assault, criminal trespass.
    ▲ Stoney Lee Keelin, 44, Bird Lane — no driver’s license, no insurance.
    ▲ Jonathon Wayne Dailey, 27, Lanier Drive — driving while license suspended or revoked.
    ▲ Angelina Olivode, 48, Bird Lane — no driver’s license.
    ▲ James Paul Brown Vessels, age unavailable, Old Riggs Mill Road — possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession and use of drug-related object, simple battery (family violence).
    ▲ Raimontye Tre’vion Barlow, 23, Statesboro Place Circle — possession of marijuana (less than 1 ounce), tampering with evidence.
    ▲ Donald Edward Berecz, 30, Boothill Court — DUI (refused test), headlight requirements.
    ▲ Daniel Berckley Blocker, 41, Georgia Highway 129 South, Claxton — bench warrant.
    ▲ Codi Rico Johnson, 34, Raymond Street — no driver’s license.
    ▲ Robert Delton Puckett, 32, Westbrook Drive — bench warrant, disorderly conduct (two counts), obstruction of an officer, public drunkenness, simple assault, simple battery on law enforcement officer, battery.
    ▲ Darren James Reimuth, 45, Rolling Acres Drive, Metter — use or possession of a drug-related object.
    ▲ Anthony Dwayne Edwards, 45, Cedarwood Acres — no driver’s license, tag light requirements.
    ▲ Joshua Allen Washburn, 30, Live Oak Loop, Ellabell — improperly transferred tag, defective equipment, driving without license on person.
    ▲ Matthew Roycello Gatson, 26, Waters Grove Road, Sylvania — possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, probation violation.
    ▲ Michael Bernard Johnson, 24, Davis Street, Sylvania — possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, unregistered or unlicensed vehicle.
    ▲ J’Vaughn Vernarda Payne, 19, Rucker Lane — possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.
    ▲ Terrel Marquis Roberson, 25, Jenk Hill Road, Sylvania — fleeing or attempting to elude police officer, aggravated assault upon a peace officer (four counts), aggravated assault with a motor vehicle, criminal attempt to distribute marijuana, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, leaving the scene of an accident.
    ▲ Cornelius Di’jon Roberts, 22, Cab Drive, Sylvania — possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, probation violation.
    ▲ Courtnee Nicole Speigner, 24, Statesboro Place Circle — bench warrant.
    ▲ Phillip Jamal Walton, 18, Noketchee Drive, Athens, Ga. — possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.
    ▲ Sharece Ontaria Woods, 20, Rucker Lane — possession of marijuana (less than 1 ounce).

➤ Incidents
    ▲ SWEETHEART LANE — Someone stole a trailer tag from a utility trailer.
    ▲ CYPRESS LAKE DRIVE — An anonymous caller told dispatch there was a boat, which had been stolen from Bass Pro Shops, at a residence. Deputies found a trailer and boat at the residence, and Bass Pro Shops confirmed it had been stolen from the Savannah location. The trailer and boat were recovered as stolen property.
    ▲ DOLLAR GENERAL — (U.S. Highway 301 South) A woman left the store without paying for items she tried to conceal. After an employee provided a description of the suspect, the vehicle and where it traveled, deputies found the vehicle and arrested the suspect. The stolen items were not recovered.
    ▲ NORTHSIDE DRIVE EAST — A man deputies knew had a suspended license was seen driving. When confronted, the man said his girlfriend was driving, but she said he was driving, even though she has a valid license. He was arrested.
    ▲ GREEN HAVEN MOBILE HOME PARK — Someone stole $60 cash and a Nintendo handheld device from an unlocked vehicle.
    ▲ LANIER DRIVE/ST. CHARLES PLACE — Deputies stopped a vehicle that had a cracked windshield. A check of the driver’s license revealed he had a DUI permit, which allowed him to drive to school. He told deputies he had just come from a store. After he was arrested, he allowed deputies to take his wallet from the vehicle and lock it. When a deputy entered the vehicle, he saw two suspected pieces of marijuana blunts in an ash tray. The man admitted he had smoked marijuana in the car about two weeks ago. He was warned about the drug-related objects and the cracked windshield, then taken to jail on the driver’s permit violation.
    ▲ SAW GRASS TRAIL — A woman told deputies her ex-boyfriend came into her home uninvited and left just before officers arrived at 2:15 a.m. Wednesday. She gave them a description of the vehicle and where he lives. Other women there said they were awakened by yelling and saw the ex-boyfriend try to fight another man before leaving. A deputy located the ex-boyfriend at his apartment and arrested him.
    ▲ A-1 MINI STORAGE — A woman told deputies the following items were stolen from her storage unit: two bookcases, a pet vacuum, a scrubber, dishes, a canister set, a crystal glass set, a bed frame and a rocking chair. Also, other items in the unit sustained more than $3,600 damage.
    ▲ POJO’S GAS & GO — (U.S. Highway 301 South) A man passed a counterfeit $50 bill while trying to pay for merchandise. An employee tried to get him to wait while she called the sheriff’s office, but he left.
    ▲ JESSICA LANE — A woman said that when she returned home, her door frame was damaged. It appeared someone tried, unsuccessfully, to kick in the door.
    ▲ OLD RIGGS MILL ROAD — A woman told deputies, while at the Emergency Room at East Georgia Regional Medical Center, that she had been injured by a man earlier in the evening in her home. Deputies followed her home after she was treated so she could retrieve some belongings. On entering the home, deputies smelled an extremely strong odor of marijuana. The man was in his bedroom and gave deputies consent to search. They found a large plastic bag with about 3 ounces of suspected marijuana, a scale, grinder and a lot of plastic bags. The man was arrested.

GEORGIA STATE PATROL POST 45
➤ Arrests
    ▲ Christopher Troy Krohm Howe, age and address unavailable — speeding, possession of a schedule II controlled substance.

➤ Incidents
    ▲ Information unavailable Thursday.

GEORGIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY POLICE
➤ Arrests
    ▲ Jefferson Wright Doehling, 19, Georgia Avenue — obstruction of an officer.

➤ Incidents
    ▲ Officers issued two traffic citations and two traffic warnings and assisted eight motorists Wednesday.
    ▲ CENTENNIAL PLACE — Police arrested a man for obstruction stemming from an incident that occurred Jan. 22.

BULLOCH CENTRAL 911 REPORTS
➤ Law Enforcement Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Wednesday:
    ▲ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Department — eight calls.
    ▲ Evans County Sheriff’s Department — four calls.
    ▲ Georgia State Patrol — three calls.
    ▲ Georgia Southern University Police — two calls.
    ▲ Statesboro Police Department — 18 calls.

➤ Fire Department Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Wednesday:
    ▲ Claxton Fire Department — one call.
    ▲ Metter Fire Department — two calls.
    ▲ Statesboro Fire Department — two calls.

➤ Emergency Medical Service Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Wednesday:
    ▲ Bulloch County EMS — two first-responder calls and nine medical calls.
    ▲ Candler County EMS — one fire call, one first-responder call and 10 medical calls.
    ▲ Evans County EMS — one medical call.

➤ Other Agencies
Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Wednesday:
    ▲ 911 hang-ups — 37 calls.
— compiled by Jason Wermers

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