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Police Report 2-20-14 - A sign at Rumrunners was damaged with spray paint

    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

➤ Arrests
    ▲ Stephen Jared Byles, 36, Valley Road — no working tail/brake lights on trailer, driving while license suspended or revoked, deposit account fraud (two counts), probation violation.
    ▲ Jeanelle D. Simpson, 22, Johnson Street — wanted person (Laurens County).
    ▲ Joelia Jacobo, 41, Georgia Highway 152, Cobbtown — no driver’s license.
    ▲ Ryan Keith Collins, 20, Levi H. Kennedy Road, Reidsville — bench warrant.
    ▲ Jeremiah T. Lipinski, 21, Sandpiper Drive — cracked windshield, reckless driving, DUI, reckless driving.
    ▲ Precious Faith Jackson, age and address unavailable — first-degree burglary.
    ▲ Deandre Shantez Mitchell, age and address unavailable — first-degree burglary.

➤ Incidents
    ▲ RUMRUNNERS — A man told police a room inside his business is named the “Plantation Room,” and a sign was installed in front of the business reflecting the room name. The man said that between 2:45 and 6:46 a.m. Tuesday, someone used red spray paint on the new sign, causing $500 damage, and tagged the name “J. Davis” on a wooden bench in black spray paint.

➤ Arrests
    ▲ Calvin Mitchell, 55, Lissner Avenue, Savannah — driving while license suspended or revoked.
    ▲ Joyce C. Hendley, 52, Settlement Road, Register — criminal trespass.
    ▲ Billie Ruth Bolton, 54, Settlement Road, Register — criminal trespass.
    ▲ Tushun Dantrez Newton, 32, Dry Branch Village — driving while license suspended or revoked.
    ▲ Richard Michael Rogers, 53, Lilly Creek Road — theft by deception.

➤ Incidents
    ▲ ADABELLE ROAD — (Register) Deputies responded to a residence at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in reference to a burglary in progress. A man told officers he and another man came to the home to measure windows. They found a broken window on the back of the house, looked inside and saw a woman standing near the window, trying to hide. The men called the homeowner and, while waiting, they saw the woman run around the home. About 15 minutes later, that woman and another one approached the men’s pickup truck, and asked about the home. Deputies soon found the women at their home on Settlement Road. The women said they left their home to dump household trash and stopped by the Adabelle Road home to look at it. They said they found the broken window in the back and entered the home to look around, then left and talked to the men. There were posted “no trespassing” signs on the property and at the entrance to the driveway. The women were arrested and charged with criminal trespass.

➤ Arrests/Incidents
    ▲ Information unavailable Wednesday.

➤ Arrests
    ▲ William Alexander Kemp, 27, Sylvania — public drunkenness.

➤ Incidents
    ▲ Officers assisted three motorists Tuesday.
    ▲ SOUTHERN PINES — An incident report was taken at 6:19 p.m. Tuesday for the theft of unattended property in a laundry room, and the case was assigned to Criminal Investigations.

➤ Law Enforcement Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Tuesday:
    ▲ Brooklet Police Department — one call.
    ▲ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Department — 15 calls.
    ▲ Candler County Sheriff’s Department — five calls.
    ▲ Evans County Sheriff’s Department — four calls.
    ▲ Georgia State Patrol — three calls.
    ▲ Georgia Southern University Police — three calls.
    ▲ Metter Police Department — three calls.
    ▲ Portal Police Department — one call.
    ▲ Statesboro Police Department — 21 calls.

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

➤ Emergency Medical Service Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Tuesday:
    ▲ Bulloch County EMS — one accident call, one fire call and 20 medical calls.
    ▲ Candler County EMS — one accident call and seven medical calls.
    ▲ Evans County EMS — one accident call and four medical calls.

➤ Other Agencies
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Tuesday:
    ▲ 911 hang-ups — 28 calls.
    ▲ Bryan County 911 — two calls.

— compiled by Jason Wermers

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