With a constant stream of complaints coming in about stray and unwanted animals, now isn't the best time for the Statesboro-Bulloch County Animal Shelter to be closed. However, another outbreak of the canine parvovirus caused shelter officials to call for a depopulation and close the shelter to incoming dogs and puppies until Thursday.
Although he played the lottery on the luckiest day of the year, 07-07-07, Statesboro electrician Clinton Brown probably still got a shock when he realized he'd just won $100,000.
Bulloch County Board of Education members will vote tonight on a resolution to purchase five parcels of property along Clarke Street in Portal.
Two women used a man's debit card number to enjoy a shopping spree, police said. They charged food, phone card minutes and clothing to his account, but it caught up with them and landed them in jail.
Portal Police Chief Jason Sapp hopes someone in the neighborhood can help solve a couple crimes that occurred early Monday morning he thinks may be connected.
A man broke into a Jeff Road home, stole a checkbook, and forged one of the checks a few days later, police said.
It was a doggone bad day for some suspected puppy thieves when an employee of the pet store from where they were stolen tracked them down. When he located the suspect's vehicle, he found the pilfered pups inside and called police.
Bulloch County Sheriff's deputies are investigating two convenience store armed robberies that took place about 17 hours apart. The first occurred Friday night around 11:30 p.m., and the second took place around 4:30 p.m. Saturday.
There are similarities between a convenience store armed robbery Friday and another one Saturday, and sheriff's investigators hope citizens can help provide information that will solve both crimes.
The trial of Kendall Worthy, charged in the Oct. 2006 murder of Corey O'Neil Walker, will not take place today as scheduled because Worthy has pled guilty, said Ogeechee Circuit Assistant District Attorney Daphne Jarriel.
A convicted felon faces more time behind bars if convicted of a recent aggravated assault charge, police said.
A week-long search using helicopters and search and rescue dogs failed to locate a missing man. Quient Garbett, 41, is a mentally challenged adult whose family has not seen him since Sunday, July 1.
One of three men charged in the Oct. 14, 2006 murder of a Statesboro man will face a jury this week. Kendall Worthy, 20, Waycross, is one of four men prosecutors say are responsible for the death of Corey Oneil Walker, 21, whom police said was killed by two shots from a semi-automatic weapon.
Horse rustling isn't a common crime in today's world, but Screven County Sheriff's investigators are looking into a suspected horse theft. A nine-month-old bay filly was reported missing last week and evidence points to theft, said Screven County Cpl. Brett Dickerson.
Metter police have identified one of two men suspected in a recent home invasion attempt and hope the public will assist in locating him.
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.