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4 arrested after entering auto investigation
Suspicious person report leads to charges
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A witness reporting a suspicious person led Statesboro police to arrest four on entering auto and drug charges Tuesday.

The witness called police around 4:30 a.m. Tuesday after seeing a man at East Georgia Regional Medical Center “checking door handles and entering one unlocked vehicle in the hospital parking lot,” said Statesboro police Community Information Specialist Madison Warren.

“Officers searched the area for individuals matching the description given by the witness and located Anthony Graham, 18, at the Walmart Neighborhood Market,” she said. “The witness positively identified Graham as the suspect on scene, and officers placed him under arrest.”

Statesboro police Impact Team members and detectives connected Graham, of Old Richmond Road in Port Wentworth, to “a dozen previously reported entering auto cases in the area” surrounding the hospital, she said.

Through further investigation, officers also identified and arrested three additional suspects on related charges, as well as drug charges. Police seized stolen items, including a handgun, Warren said.

Graham was charged with 13 counts of entering auto and three counts of theft by taking/firearm.

Police also arrested Kevin Young Parrish, 26, of Clark Circle in Sylvania, charged with 13 counts of entering auto, three counts of theft by taking, one count of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and one count of possession of a firearm during commission of a crime.

Also, two women were arrested during the investigation: Eliyyah Sade Bacon, 20, of Bermuda Run Apartments, charged with felony theft by receiving stolen property; and Dominique Nicole Rountree, 25, of Bermuda Run Apartments, charged with possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.

All four suspects were transported to the Bulloch County Jail, where they await further court action, Warren said.

Anyone with information concerning this case is asked to contact the Statesboro Police Department at (912) 764-9911.

Anonymous tips may be made online as well by sending messages to www.tipsoft.com or by sending the text “TIPSSPD” followed by the message to 274637 (CRIMES). All information is strictly confidential.

 

 

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