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Police Report - February 24
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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   
    Julie Ann Patterson, 45, Dry Branch Village, Register — criminal trespass, bench warrant.
    Fred Bruce Patterson, 39, Dry Branch Village, Register — criminal trespass, probation violation.
    Joshua Leon Brown, 17, Lanes Church Road, Brooklet — simple assault.
    Gus Hornes Wiggins, 49, Green Street — unemployment compensation fraud.
Georgia State Patrol Arrests
    William Taylor Ramsey,  , Executive Estate Road, St. Louis, Missouri — DUI (pending test results).
    Troopers issued six traffic violation citations Thursday.
Georgia Southern University Arrests
      James Featherstone Howard, 22,  Wimberly Road — public intoxication and public indecency.
   Officers issued one traffic citation Thursday.
Statesboro Police Incidents   
    THE LODGE APARTMENTS — A woman said her mother and juvenile sister called her seven to 10 times, harassing her.
    WEST JONES AVENUE — A man said he confronted another male about a missing screwdriver, and the other man struck him in the lip, causing injury.    FIRST SOUTHERN NATIONAL — A man forced a woman into a truck and took her from the bank. He touched her inappropriately several times before she was able to escape without physical harm.
    BLUE RIDGE DRIVE — A complainant reported the theft of an orange and silver Huffy bicycle.
    JOHNSON STREET — A woman told police a man in an orange jogging suit grabbed her and threw her down before kicking her in the head.
    KENT STREET — Two juvenile females were arrested and charged with underage possession of alcohol after being involved in a fight.
Bulloch Sheriff's Incidents   
    WILLIAM JAMES MIDDLE SCHOOL —(Statesboro)    The school principal reported two juveniles fought over something that occurred between their sisters at home.
    GA. 46 — (Pembroke) A woman said  an unknown man walked through her yard.
    SOUTHEAST BULLOCH MIDDLE SCHOOL — (Brooklet) A woman reported the theft of a lap top computer from the media center.
    SOUTHEAST BULLOCH HIGH SCHOOL — (Brooklet) An administrator reported a juvenile with a machete in his truck. The juvenile said he and his family had been doing yard work and he was unaware the machete had been left in his truck. Although the teen's father told deputies the son did not know the machete was left in the truck, the school suspended the boy for five days in school suspension and five days out of school suspension.
    JIM FUTCH ROAD — (Pembroke) A man told deputies he discovered a cell phone missing. He called the number and a woman he knew answered, He told her to return the phone within 30 m inutes, but they did not, so he filed a report. The offenders then called him "five times within 30 minutes), angry because he made the report. They threatened to come to his home and fight him.
    RIGGS MILL DRIVE — (Statesboro) A woman said a Portal man took $600 plus materials worth $405 to do work on her home, but he never did the work.
    GA. 67 —(Statesboro) Deputies responded to a call from 911 and met a man who said he heard someone in his home.
    U.S. 301 NORTH — (Statesboro) A man said he answered an ad in a classified ads newsletter about brick masons needed. He gave the woman answering the phone his personal information. Later, he received a phone call from an accountant doing his taxes who said he could not complete the taxes because someone else was using his social security number as a dependent.
    ALLEN CIRCLE — (Statesboro) A woman called 911 about a woman who constantly harasses her about her boyfriend.
    ARCOLA ROAD —(Brooklet) A man said his son refuses to follow house rules, and gets angry, curses and threatens his parents.
    OLLIFF HILL ROAD — (Statesboro)A man told deputies another man came to his house and pulled his brother out the door when he answered the offender's knock. When the complainant went outside to see what was going on, the offender struck him in  the face, lacerating his lip. The complainant said he thought the offender was angry over a comment he made to someone else about the offender wanting to have sexual relations with the complainant.
Georgia State Patrol Incidents   
    Troopers issued 14 warnings and investigated two crashes with three injuries Thursday.
Georgia Southern University Incidents
    KENNEDY HALL — A case of battery was reported in the parking lot.
  TALONS GRILLE — Someone reported being harassed.
   EAGLE VILLAGE — An I.D. card holder was taken from a vehicle in the  parking lot.
   Officers issued  two traffic warnings, investigated one traffic accident and assisted two motorists Thursday.
911  Law Enforcement Reports
    Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Thursday:
    Bulloch County Sheriff's Department - seven calls.
    Statesboro Police Department — 11 calls.
    Georgia State Patrol Post 45 — two calls.
    Candler County Sheriff's Department — two calls.
    Claxton Police Department — one call.
911 Fire Department Reports
    Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Thursday:
    Statesboro Fire Department — one calls.
    Bulloch County Volunteer firefighters — three calls.
    Metter Fire Department — two call.
911 EMS Reports
    Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Thursday:
    Bulloch County EMS — 10 medical calls.   
    Candler County EMS — one fire call and four medical calls.  
    Evans County EMS — three medical calls.    
    Central 911 operators also routed  one call to the Statesboro gas department.
— Compiled by Holli Deal Bragg
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