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Police Report - October 26

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.
   

Statesboro Police Arrests    
     Beverly Bowen Moore, 37, Pleasant Point Road — theft by taking, failure to keep drugs in their original containers, illegal possession of a Schedule IV drug (Xanax).
    Gary Cooper, 28, Miller Street Ext. — possession of methamphetamine.
    James Freeman Bessy, 22, Bream Road — theft by taking.
    William Gesmon Neville, 20, East Olliff Street — possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.
    
Bulloch Sheriff's Arrests   
    Lee Bertha Porter, 54, Twin Forks Road — bench warrant.
    Rufus Lester West, 55, Baker Street, Brooklet — failure to register as a convicted sex offender.   
    Arnold Hoke Bell, 51, Brannen Hodges Road — no insurance, expired tag, driving with a suspended or revoked license.
    Felipe Daniel Guerrerro, 19, Ga. 280, Claxton — criminal trespass, theft by taking.
    Jose Gaspar Lopez, 27, Ga. 280, Claxton — criminal trespass, theft by taking.
    
Georgia State Patrol Arrests
    Troopers issued 10 citations Tuesday for traffic violations.
    
Georgia Southern University Arrests
     No arrests filed.
    
Statesboro Police Incidents   
     HAWTHORNE APARTMENTS — A woman said a man tried to look in their window and fled when discovered.
    MADISON MEADOWS — An officer responding to a report of people trespassing in an empty apartment found four juveniles inside.
    STATESBORO HIGH SCHOOL — Two juvenile females were caught fighting in  the hallway.
    RAYMOND STREET — A woman reported the theft of an X-box game, game cartridges, movies and a controller.
    INTERNATIONAL HOUSE OF PANCAKES  — A man said he got into a physical confrontation with a man whose vehicle he was towing.
    ROBINHOOD TRAIL — A man was arrested on theft charges after he took four pizzas from a Domino's employee without paying for them.
    TILLMAN STREET — A woman said a man calls her, sends text messages and stops by her home, and harasses her.
    STADIUM WALK APARTMENTS — A woman called police when her brother took a computer from the apartment. The man said the computer belongs to him.
    
Bulloch Sheriff's Incidents   
    U.S. 301 NORTH —(Statesboro) Deputies conducting a safety check found a glass pipe in a man' car after drug dogs alerted to an odor of narcotics. The man was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia.
    BLANKENBAKER ROAD — (Statesboro) A woman said another female came to her house to inquire about baby clothes, and attacked her when she said she did not have the items. She said she tried to push the offender out the door in order to close it and the other woman attacked, throwing her down, pulling her hair out and kneeing her in the rib cage. The offender claimed she was defending herself.
    BUSBY ROAD — (Statesboro) A woman said a witness saw her ex-husband standing in the wood line near her home. The man fled but returned minutes later, she said. She said he has a history of trespassing on her property.
    CODY LANE — (Brooklet) Deputies responded to a loud music complaint and noted the house had a history of similar complaints.  They discovered five men in the back yard drinking beer, playing loud music,  and heard loud conversation coming from behind the house.  One man ran inside and a deputy followed while another deputy detained the remaining men. The man who fled from outside went into a bed room and pretended to be asleep, but deputies pulled the covers off him, and charged him with maintaining a disorderly house and obstruction.
    GOLF CLUB ROAD — (Statesboro) A man reported someone on a motorcycle or bike cut a circle around the 15th and 16th hole at Southern Links Golf course.
    PAMELA WAY — A woman said a man at her house threw punches at her, and took her house keys.
    COWBOY WAY —(Portal) A woman said a man calls her house to speak to her granddaughter, who does not want to speak to him. The man was angered by the fact that the younger woman did not wish to speak with him and told the grandmother there would be consequences if he did not get to speak with her.
    
Georgia State Patrol Incidents   
     Troopers issued 15 warnings, assisted two motorists, and investigated three crashes Tuesday that resulted in one reported injury.
    
Georgia Southern University Incidents
     EAGLE VILLAGE — A camera reported missing after a burglary was later recovered.
         KENNEDY HALL — Someone reported a wallet was taken.
         Officers issued two traffic warnings and assisted nine
 motorists Tuesday.
    
Animal Shelter Reports
    During the week of Oct. 16-21, the Statesboro-Bulloch County Animal Shelter received the following animals: 14 dogs and 19 cats surrendered by citizens at the shelter; two litters totaling 13 puppies and six litters totaling 27 kittens; seven dogs brought in by Bulloch County Humane Enforcement and three dogs and four cats brought in by Statesboro Animal Control.
    Bulloch County Humane Enforcement Officers Christopher Ivey and Joey Sanders responded to several calls, including two regarding horses and one involving a raccoon. The two issued 14 citations and 25 warnings for offenses including failure to vaccinate for rabies and nuisance animal.
    The shelter found homes through adoption for eight dogs and four cats, as well as adopted three dogs to rescue or foster homes. Two dogs were returned to owners, two dogs and two cats died at the shelter, and 25 dogs were euthanized.
    The shelter collected $420 in adoption fees, $110 in surrender fees, $50 in fines for returning dogs to owners, and $80 in donations, said shelter manager Wendy Joiner.
    
911  Law Enforcement Reports
    Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Tuesday:
    Bulloch County Sheriff's Department - six calls.
     Statesboro Police Department — 11 calls.
    Georgia State Patrol Post 45 — one call.
    Candler County Sheriff's Department — four calls.
    Evans County Sheriff's Department —  one calls.
    
911 Fire Department Reports
    Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Tuesday:
    Statesboro Fire Department — four calls.
    Metter Fire Department — one call.
        
911 EMS Reports
    Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Tuesday:
    Bulloch County EMS — an accident call, a rescue call and 12 medical calls.       Candler County EMS — an accident call and three medical calls.  
    Evans County EMS — one medical call.    
    Central 911 operators also routed the following calls Tuesday: 11 calls to Screven County 911, a call to first responders, a call to Bryan County 911 and a call to Emanuel County 911.

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