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Police Report - January 11
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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   
     Alex Van Miller, 39, Summer Lane, Soperton — speeding, driving with a suspended or revoked license.
    Orlander Brown, 62, Harold Howell Road, Portal — driving with a suspended or revoked license.
    Terry Edward Baitman, 27, U. S. 301 North — no driver's license, fleeing/attempt to elude, no insurance, unlawful use of license plates, failure to signal turn or lane change, failure to maintain lane, failure to stop for a stop sign, reckless driving,  obstruction, seat belt violation.
    Jordan Jasona Jenkins, 18, Shuman Road — obstruction, seat belt violation.
    Carl Williams Andrus, 19, Lilly Creek Road — probation violation.
Georgia State Patrol Arrests
     Troopers issued 11 citations Tuesday for traffic violations.
Georgia Southern University Arrests
      Tyrone Paul Russ, 20,   Eagle Village — possession of marijuana.
   Omar Ali Shaheed, 19,  Stone Mountain — possession of marijuana.
Statesboro Police Incidents   
    MIKELL STREET — A man told officers a woman "ran him out of the yard" during a domestic dispute.
    MCDONALD'S/NORTHSIDE DRIVE EAST — A man and woman argued and the altercation turned physical after the man poured a drink on the woman's head.
    BRIARWOOD ROAD — A resident reported several financial transaction card purchases at several locations she did not make or authorize.
    WYNN MARSH ROAD — A resident reported several financial transaction card purchases at several locations she did not make or authorize.    SEVERAL STATESBORO LOCATIONS — A Statesboro woman reported someone made several credit card purchases she did not authorize at various locations.
    NORTH COLLEGE STREET — A woman said a man threatened her if she did not get off the phone.
    HONEST JOHN'S — A man rented a lawn mower, then pawned the item.
    STATESBORO HIGH SCHOOL — A woman said someone stole her juvenile's wallet containing $54. The wallet, minus the cash, was recovered near the school.
Bulloch Sheriff's Incidents   
    BIRD ROAD — (Statesboro) A woman told deputies her son came home smelling of alcohol and started an argument with her. When the boy tried to physically attack his mother, a friend stepped in and tied the boy's feet and hands, leaving him tied until deputies arrived and arrested him for underage possession of alcohol and disorderly conduct.
    PAMELA WAY — (Statesboro) A man said he and witnesses were sitting on the couch when they all saw a man looking through the window. When the man confronted the prowler and told him to leave, the offender said "I just came from Iraq. I'm not afraid of you." However, he fled when the complainant chased him from the property.
    CLITO ROAD — (Clito) A man said someone broke into his home and too a banjo, several DVDs, a Civil War sword, a DVD player and a cowboy hat.
    PAUL STREET — (Portal) A woman said someone has used her information to open accounts, and she has been getting calls about delinquent bills for a car she does not own, calls from Wal-Mart about bills for purchases she did not make, and from Rooms to Go as well.
    PEACEFUL LANE — (Portal) A man said his ex-wife harasses him and threatens him by phone, and refuses to come pick up their child according to a court order.
    COURTNEY WAY — (Statesboro) A woman said her boyfriend became irate after she woke him up to ask about a computer. He began yelling and throwing things and knocked over a Christmas tree, she said.
    BUCK CREEK ROAD — (Clito) A man reported the theft of a dump truck that had been parked on his property, and in the process, ran over a tree.
    HAGIN LANE — (Statesboro) A complainant said she fought with her father and stepmother, who restrained her and cut her purse and her finger while trying to get her cell phone from the purse.  The parents said they did cut the purse straps in trying to get the phone for disciplinary reasons. The complainant old deputies she had suicidal thoughts and did not want to return to the home. The stepmother said there was no problem with the complainant returning but that the argument stemmed from the complainant not following house rules.
    WEST WATERS ROAD — (Clito) A man reported the theft of a .44 Ruger Magnum hand gun during a burglary where offenders forced their way in through a back door.
    KENNEDY BRIDGE ROAD — (Register) A woman said a man from whom she is separated burned her clothing in  the yard and left. She burned some of his clothing when he returned to the house, she said.
Georgia State Patrol Incidents   
    Troopers issued 19 warnings and investigated one crash with no reported injuries Tuesday.
Georgia Southern University Incidents
    HENDERSON LIBRARY — Someone reported a case of financial identity theft.
  UNIVERSITY BOOKSTORE — Someone reported the theft of two books.
   Officers issued one traffic warning, investigated two traffic accidents and assisted five motorists Tuesday.
911  Law Enforcement Reports
    Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Tuesday:
    Bulloch County Sheriff's Department - 16 calls.
    Statesboro Police Department — 11 calls.
    Georgia Southern University Police — two calls.
    Georgia State Patrol Post 45 — two calls.
    Candler County Sheriff's Department — one calls
911 Fire Department Reports
    Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Tuesday:
    Statesboro Fire Department — three calls.
    Bulloch County Volunteer firefighters — one call.
    Metter Fire Department — one call.
911 EMS Reports
    Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Tuesday:
    Bulloch County EMS — one accident call, one fire call and 11 medical calls.   
    Candler County EMS — two  medical call.  
    Evans County EMS — two medical calls.    
    Central 911 operators also routed one call to Georgia Forestry and one call to Bryan County 911.
— Compiled by Holli Deal Bragg
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