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Police Report - December 31
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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          

            James J. Welborn, 49, Bevens Road, Gainesville — public intoxication.

            Kim Durfee, 40, Niver Road — failure to maintain lane, third offense DUI.

Bulloch Sheriff's Arrests           

            No arrests filed.


Georgia State Patrol Arrests

            Arrests made Saturday and Sunday will be reported Tuesday.


Georgia Southern University Arrests

            Arrests made over the weekend will appear in Tuesday's report.


Statesboro Police Incidents      

            FRENCH QUARTER CAFE — A woman told police her purse was stolen from the server's station.

            VALLEY COURT — A man said an unknown person knocked on his window.

            BELK — A juvenile was caught shoplifting two pair of jeans.

            GNAT'S LANDING — A man was charged with public intoxication after someone at the restaurant called police about a sick person.

            COLLEGE WALK APARTMENTS — A complainant stated the front door was open and someone took DVDs, video games, and a video game system and accessories.

            GREENWOOD AVENUE — A man told police his neighbor's screen was removed and the window open.

            CANDLER INTERNAL MEDICINE — A man was seen driving around and around the parking lot in a suspicious manner.           

            PLANTATION VILLAS — A resident said a door was kicked in and damaged but nothing was missing.

            RAYMOND STREET — A woman left her home  and went to the police station when she found the doors unlocked and an unknown man asleep in her home.

            BLAKEWOODS APARTMENTS — A man said his juvenile daughter was disrespectful and argumentative.


Bulloch Sheriff's Incidents        

            ELDORA CEMETERY ROAD — (Ellabell) A man said someone burglarized the Eldora Penny Saver office, taking a display case of lottery tickets and a CD case with surveillance video.

            OLD PORTAL ROAD — (Portal) A woman said a man struck her in the head during an argument.

            BROOKLET-LEEFIELD ROAD — (Brooklet) A man told deputies he and  a woman were involved in a domestic dispute. Deputies arrested her for public intoxication.

            MIDDLE OAK MOBILE HOME PARK — (Brooklet) A woman said her husband had been drinking beer and when he drinks, he becomes argumentative. They argued because he was drinking and she called for sheriff's assistance. The man agreed to leave for the night.

            U.S. 80 WEST — A deputy was on patrol when he struck a large roll of fence wire in the roadway. Another man stopped and said he struck the fence as well. Both vehicles sustained minor damage.


Georgia State Patrol Incidents  

            Incidents occurring Saturday and Sunday will be reported Tuesday.


Georgia Southern University Incidents

            Incidents occurring over the weekend will be reported Tuesday.


911  Law Enforcement Reports

            Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Friday:

            Bulloch County Sheriff's Department — nine calls.

            Statesboro Police Department — 14 calls.

            Georgia State Patrol Post 45 — five calls.

            Candler County Sheriff's Department — one call.


911 Fire Department Reports

            Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Friday:

            Bulloch County volunteer firefighters — one call.

            Metter Fire Department — one call.


911 EMS Reports

            Central 911 operators dispatched the following call Friday:

            Bulloch County EMS — 12 medical calls.  

            Candler County EMS — no calls. 

            Evans County EMS — no calls.   

            Central 911 operators also routed  a call to the Georgia Forestry Commission, a call to Emanuel County 911 and a call to Bryan County 911.


— Compiled by Holli Deal Bragg

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