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Police Report - December 6
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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    
    Georgia Nicole Desmit, 21, Groover Old Mill Road — driving with a suspended license, disobeying a traffic control device.
    John Paul Wells, 28, Packinghouse Road — marijuana possession, vehicle noise ordinance violation.
    Jordan Spencer Hill, 24, University Pines Apartments — DUI, failure to yield.
    Andy Harris Weeks, 20, Bruce Drive — DUI, expired tag, littering.
    Octavian D. Rich, 20, Solomon Circle — following too closely, driving with a suspended license.
    Robert Mike Nesmith, 45, David Colley Road — driving with a suspended license and suspended registration.
    Lory Craig Gunter, 27, Woodlands Drive — operating an unsafe vehicle, DUI.
    Ty Karee Thompson, 32, Park Place Apartments — obscured tag, improper tint, driving with a suspended license.
    Charles Franklin McKnight, 34, Shallowford Road, Atlanta — obstruction, giving false information, financial identity fraud.
Bulloch Sheriff's Arrests   
    Tess Danielle Grumme, 17, Pony Trail — contributing to the delinquency of a minor, obstruction.
    Regina Michele Mathis, 35, Plantation crest, Valdosta — probation violation.
    Travis Lagrant Jackson, 27, Burkhalter Road — battery, criminal trespass.
    Roy Curtis Smith, 21, Coursey Road, Ellabell — reckless conduct.
    Eddie Roy Smith, 27,  Coursey Road, Ellabell — reckless conduct.
Brooklet Police Arrests
    Laurie Smith, 42, Williston Road, Beech Island, South Carolina — speeding, driving with a suspended or revoked license.
    Jason Stephen Hill, 30, West 44th Street, Savannah — DUI, driving with a suspended or revoked license.
    Michael Latrance Bellamy, 36, U.S. 80 East — DUI, failure to maintain lane.
Portal Police Arrests
    Eluterio Gonzalez De La Cruz, 43, North Grady Street, Portal — battery (family violence).
    Codey Trueon Hagins, 25, Larry Smith Mobile Home Park, Portal — disorderly conduct.
    Frellie June Hagins, 37, Banks Creek Road, Portal — disorderly conduct.
Georgia State Patrol Arrests
    Troopers issued four citations Monday for traffic violations.
Georgia Southern University Arrests
      No arrests filed.
Statesboro Police Incidents   
    HARVEY'S (Northside Drive West) — A clerk received a counterfeit $5.
    LOGAN HAGAN SUPPLY — A man reported the theft of two beams.
    WAFFLE HOUSE (Northside Drive East)  — An employee refused service to two men who had been outside dropping beer bottles in the parking lot. They became angry, used vulgar language and threw a beer bottle at the restaurant before leaving.
    WAL-MART — Two men left the store without paying for about $450 worth of items.
    FRANKLIN DETAILING — Someone entered the building through a window that had been covered in plywood. Nothing was reported missing.
    FLETCHER DRIVE — A man said his ex-girlfriend sent him several text messages calling him a baby and stating she threw his DVDs in the trash.
    COLLEGE LANE — A woman said a man pushed her during an argument.
    CAMPUS COURTYARD APARTMENTS —  A woman said she argued with her roommate over loud music, and when she asked her to turn it down, the roommate remarked that her grandfather was connected with the Ku Klux Klan.
Bulloch Sheriff's Incidents   
    U.S. 80 EAST — (Statesboro) Deputies awoke a man passed out in his car by "beating and framming and shining a flashlight" into his face. The man failed sobriety tests and had marijuana in his pocket.
    BRADFORD WAY — (Statesboro) A woman said her estranged husband came to see their infant son and started arguing over money. He grabbed her and took the phone from her when she tried to call 911, then pushed her into the living room where she managed to call for help on  the house phone.
    MALLARD POND ROAD — (Clito) A man reported finding his back door open, but listed nothing missing.
    WREN LANE — (Statesboro) A woman reported her car's back window was shattered.
    CLIFTON ROAD — (Statesboro) A man reported finding a screen removed from his home and said someone also kicked open a door. His neighbor's residence had also been broken into, with a door forced open, he said.
    LANGSTON CHAPEL MIDDLE SCHOOL — (Statesboro) A woman reported a juvenile attacked another one in the bathroom by punching him in the back and knocking the breath out of him.
Georgia State Patrol Incidents   
    Troopers issued 11 warnings and investigated two crashes with no reported injuries Monday.
Georgia Southern University Incidents
    JOHNSON HALL — A resident reported seeing three males taking items
 from his room.
  KENNEDY HALL — Someone reported a VCR  missing .
  CERAMIC STUDIO —  A University employee reported a trailer was damaged .
   Officers issued nine traffic warnings, investigated one traffic
 accident, and assisted five motorists and one sick person Monday.
Animal Shelter Reports
    During the week of Nov. 27-Dec. 3, the Statesboro-Bulloch County Animal Shelter received the following animals: Surrendered — six dogs and five cats, two litters totaling nine puppies and a litter of four kittens; Bulloch County Humane Enforcement — 17 dogs; Statesboro Animal Control — a dog and a cat.
    Bulloch County Humane Enforcement Officers Joey Sanders and Christopher Ivey responded to several calls during this period including calls about a bird, a deer, a snake and a squirrel. They issued 34 citations and 62 warnings for various offenses including nuisance animal, cruelty to animals and failure to vaccinate for rabies.
    Shelter Manager Wendy Joiner said the shelter found homes through adoption for six dogs and three cats, including one dog adopted through humane adoption by a foster or rescue group. A dog was returned to its owner and a cat escaped the shelter. Thirteen dogs and 10 cats were euthanized.
    The shelter collected $315 in adoption fees, $20 in surrender fees, $23 in fines for returning a dog to its owner, and $23 in donations.
911  Law Enforcement Reports
    Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Monday:
    Bulloch County Sheriff's Department - five calls.
    Statesboro Police Department — 14 calls.
    Georgia State Patrol Post 45 — two calls.
    Candler County Sheriff's Department — four calls.
    Evans County Sheriff's Department —  one call.
    Claxton Police — two call.
911 Fire Department Reports
    Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Monday:
    Statesboro Fire Department — one call.
911 EMS Reports
    Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Monday:
    Bulloch County EMS — two accident calls and 13 medical calls.   
    Candler County EMS — five medical calls.  
    Evans County EMS — one accident call and three medical calls.    
— Compiled by Holli Deal Bragg
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