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Police Report - December 7
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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    
    No arrests filed.
Bulloch Sheriff's Arrests   
    Georgia Nicole Desmit, 21, Groover Old Mill Road — contempt of drug court.
    Noris Jermile Jackson, 20, Tamo Lane — probation violation.
    Stephen Michael Dion, 48, Strickland Road, Brooklet — contempt of court.
    Robert Leonard Neal Jr., 45, R. Neal Road — probation violation.
Georgia State Patrol Arrests
    Troopers issued 11 citations for traffic violations Tuesday.
Georgia Southern University Arrests
     Brett Alexander Thomas, 33,  W. Main Street — giving false identity information to a law enforcement  officer.
   Officers issued one traffic citation Tuesday.
Statesboro Police Incidents   
    STADIUM WALK APARTMENTS — A man said an unknown person used his information to open a Sprint account in Opelika, Florida.
    EAST MAIN STREET — A woman said another female called her and threatened to cause her bodily harm.
    SUBWAY/CHANDLER ROAD — A man called the store asking for opening and closing times as well as who worked and at what times. The second time the man called he was asked not to do so again, and employees were suspicious of his questions.
    WAL-MART — A loss prevention officer told police an employee misplaced keys to a cabinet and never reported them lost. Later, store officials discovered $13,770 worth of laptop computers and Ipods missing from a display.
    FRANKLIN TOYOTA — Someone took a tan 2005 Dodge Ram truck from the sales lot.
    FOXRIDGE APARTMENTS — A woman told police she and her boyfriend were fighting because he did not clean the house, and her juvenile son's uncle kicked in the door and pushed her as well as pulled her hair.
    MIGHTY MIKE'S 111 — (West Main Street) A clerk became suspicious of a man inside the store and called police. When they questioned the man, they discovered a cap-gun replica of a lever-action rifle in his sock. The man said he was only there to seek employment. He was escorted out and served with criminal trespass.
Bulloch Sheriff's Incidents   
    THE STORE AT REGISTER — (Register) A man pumped $80 worth of gas in spite of his charge account being suspended. He was allowed to leave upon promise that he would return to pay for the gas, but did not return to pay.
    In a separate incident, a man said he swiped his card to pay for gas at the pump and the display said to see the store clerk. She told him he owed $71 for  gas, but he hadn't pumped any yet. Deputies noted the vehicle was on empty and it was determined the pump malfunctioned. The man wanted documentation in case his account was debited for the $71.
    G. W. OLIVER ROAD — (Statesboro) In two separate incidents, men at two different residences reported finding evidence someone tried to pry open his door.
    RAINTREE COURT — (Statesboro) A woman said a man blocked her path from leaving the residence with his truck after they argued. She said the home is in her name and she feared he would take items from the residence if she left.
    TIMBERLINE ROAD — (Statesboro) A man said he was inside his home, which is under construction, when a man walked through a door, uttered something in Spanish and left. Deputies located the offender near Jones Mill and Beasley Road, stating he was very intoxicated, and witnesses identified him as the one who trespassed into the complainant's house. Deputies charged him with criminal trespass, loitering and prowling as well as public intoxication, and found "a large quantity of ... coins, a pair of earrings, a necklace and bracelet" in his pockets.
    COURSEY ROAD — (Ellabell)A  woman said she came home to find a four-wheeler missing. Her son heard the four-wheeler being ridden and located it in the possession of a man who later admitted to deputies that he took the four-wheeler. The offender, who said he once lived with the victim's son,  told deputies when the victim's son found him, he punched him in the nose, causing it to bleed.
    BROOKLET-LEEFIELD ROAD — (Brooklet) A woman said her juvenile son heard a noise and saw a man standing outside the window. The man fled and the boy told his mother, who did not believe him at first, but called deputies when she noticed damage to the boy's window screen.
    RUSHING ROAD — (Statesboro) A man reported finding where a person lost control and ran off the road, striking a power pole and tearing up his fence. A witness saw the vehicle there, but returned later to find it  gone, with additional damage done to the fence.
    EAGLE TRACE MOBILE HOME PARK — (Statesboro) A woman said she and her boyfriend argued and he grabbed her around the neck and slammed her into a wall, causing her to black out momentarily. She recovered and tried calling for help, but he snatched the phone and cut the cord.
Georgia State Patrol Incidents   
    Troopers issued 10 warnings and investigated two crashes with two reported injuries Tuesday.
Georgia Southern University Incidents
    WINBURN HALL — A resident reported a laptop computer  taken
 from his room.
   EAGLE VILLAGE — A resident reported someone entered his room
 without his permission.
   Officers issued  seven traffic warnings  and assisted five motorists Tuesday.
911  Law Enforcement Reports
    Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Tuesday:
    Bulloch County Sheriff's Department - eight calls.
    Statesboro Police Department — 10 calls.
    Georgia State Patrol Post 45 — four calls.
    Candler County Sheriff's Department — two calls.
    Evans County Sheriff's Department —  one call.
911 Fire Department Reports
    Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Tuesday:
    Statesboro Fire Department — three calls.
    Metter Fire Department — one call.
    Claxton Rescue — one call.
911 EMS Reports
    Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Tuesday:
    Bulloch County EMS — seven medical calls.   
    Candler County EMS — two medical calls.  
    Evans County EMS — two accident calls and four medical calls.    
    Central 911 operators also routed a call Tuesday to the Georgia Forestry Commission.
— Compiled by Holli Deal Bragg
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