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Police Report - February 8
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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    
    Terry Grogan Wilkerson, 42, Bryant Street — felony theft by taking.
Bulloch Sheriff's Arrests   
    Derrick Lavon Everett, 19, Packinghouse Road —  probation violation.
    Stanley Saxon, 40, East Grady Street — probation violation.
    Jason Julian Thorne, 33, Poor Robin Road, Sylvania — criminal attempt to manufacture methamphetamine.
    Dexter Allen Pierce, 20, Beal Street, Millen — headlights requirements violation, no insurance.
Georgia State Patrol Arrests
    Troopers issued seven citations Tuesday for traffic violations.
Georgia Southern University Arrests
      Alisa Rand, 19,  Eagle Village — underage possession/consumption of alcohol.
   Christopher M. Showalter, 19,  Winburn Hall — possession of marijuana and underage possession/consumption of alcohol.
   Officers issued three traffic citations Tuesday.
Statesboro Police Incidents   
    SOLOMAN CIRCLE — A man said he received a FedEx package containing eight traveler's checks in the amount of $500 each. He later tried cashing them and the bank told him they were fictitious (counterfeit).
    EAST GEORGIA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER — A complainant said someone broke into a car and took a firearm, a CD player, radar detector and pills of an unlisted nature.
    L&D PRODUCE  — A woman said she gave a man money to purchase car parts for her. The man lost the cash and refuses to pay her back.
    FRENCH QUARTER CAFE — A woman said another female slapped her twice. The offender admitted doing so because the complainant was rude to her.
    HARVEY'S/NORTHSIDE DRIVE WEST — A man left his silver 2003 Mitsubishi, minus a battery and other parts, for a lien holder to repossess. However, someone else took the car and both the complainant and the lien holder had no idea where it was. Later, police discovered the car had been towed by a local wrecker service.
    NEIGHBOR'S EXXON — A woman said an unknown man grabbed her buttocks while she was in the store.
    FAIR ROAD/BENNETT STREET — A man told police four or five unknown men stopped in a car, exited the car and knocked him down before kicking him in the head and back.
    JOHN'S PLACE — A woman said an unknown man called her, expressing affection for her and telling her one of her in-laws died. The woman is not married and has no in-laws, according to the report.
    PALMETTO COURT — A couple argued over money and a phone, with the fight escalating to the point police were called.
    PAY LESS SHOES — Police responding to a call found a child asleep in a vehicle. They told the mother, who was inside the store, that child welfare authorities would be notified.
    LANIER DRIVE/CAMBRIDGE  — Two females and a male were cited for underage possession/consumption of alcohol.
Bulloch Sheriff's Incidents   
    B. L. KENDRICKS ROAD — (Brooklet) A woman said someone shattered glass on a door with a lawn chair. The offender had come to her house asking for her boyfriend, and when told he was not home, picked up a lawn chair and threw it at the door. The offender said he was going to confront the boyfriend about a vulgar message left on an answering machine, and "lost his cool" when he threw the chair.
    TEAL CIRCLE — (Statesboro) A woman said she was at her boyfriend's home and he took her cell phone, refusing to give it back. He finally did so, but picked up a box cutter and when reaching for the phone again, cut her.
    BIRD ROAD — (Statesboro) Deputies arrived in response to a call and found a man lying unconscious on the ground. He did not know where he lived except to say "Row 2" and did not know what had happened to him. He was transported to the hospital, and deputies did not discover the man's identity.
    J. W. LANE ROAD — (Brooklet) A woman said her ex-husband began yelling at her and cursing in front of their grandchildren. The man denied doing so, but the woman took the grandchildren and left.
    OLD RIVER ROAD SOUTH — (Brooklet) A man told deputies someone cleared some of his land without permission or his knowledge.
    SAM TILLMAN ROAD — (Nevils) A man said someone removed a screen from his residence. Footprints and Bailey's cigarette butts were found in the area. The complainant, who does not smoke, said harassment of this type has occurred for months.
    ALLEN CIRCLE — (Statesboro) A juvenile who was being unruly, disrespectful to her mother and threw a board, striking a one-year-old, was arrested and later taken to Claxton Regional Youth Detention Center.
    COURTNEY WAY — (Statesboro) A woman said a man threw a plate of food through the back door during an argument.
    ATWOOD ROAD — (Statesboro) A man said someone dumped piles of shingles on a piece of property he was hired to clean.
    PIONEER TRAIL —(Portal) A woman told deputies she picked up her children from a man's home and the man threw a flip flop at a juvenile. The man admitted doing so but said he did it only to get the child's attention.
Georgia State Patrol Incidents   
    Troopers issued 11 warnings, assisted two motorists and investigated two crashes with three reported minor injuries Tuesday.
Georgia Southern University Incidents
    BRANNEN HALL — Someone said a vehicle was scratched in the parking lot.
   Officers issued 11 traffic warnings and assisted two motorists and one sick person Tuesday.
911  Law Enforcement Reports
    Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Tuesday:
    Bulloch County Sheriff's Department - six calls.
    Statesboro Police Department — 13 calls.
    Georgia State Patrol Post 45 — three calls.
    Candler County Sheriff's Department — two calls.
    Evans County Sheriff's Department — three calls.
911 Fire Department Reports
    Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Tuesday:
    Statesboro Fire Department — one call.
    Bulloch County Volunteer firefighters — one call.
    Metter Fire Department — two calls.
    Claxton Fire Department — one call.
911 EMS Reports
    Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Tuesday:
    Bulloch County EMS — one accident call, one rescue call and nine medical calls.   
    Candler County EMS — two medical calls.  
    Evans County EMS — one accident call and two medical calls.    
    Central 911 operators also routed a call to Bryan County 911.
— Compiled by Holli Deal Bragg
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