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Police Report - January 18
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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    
    James Edward Jenkins, 59, Eason Street — second offense theft by shoplifting.
Bulloch Sheriff's Arrests   
    Kristen Mae Bailey, 26, Sinkhole Road — endangering security interest.
    Kevin Frank Nesbitt, 34, Sinkhole Road — driving with a revoked or suspended license.
    Dierdre Latrese Murphy, 31, Pretoria Rushing Road — failure to report a motor vehicle accident,  driving with a suspended or revoked license, damaging mailboxes or mail.
Georgia State Patrol Arrests
     Troopers issued 12 citations Tuesday for traffic violations.
Georgia Southern University Arrests
      Officers issued two traffic citations Tuesday.
Statesboro Police Incidents   
    HARVEY'S/NORTHSIDE DRIVE WEST —     A man concealed $83.64 worth of medicine and left the store without paying. The medicine was retrieved when the store employee that reported the crime confronted him, and police arrested the man on a nearby street.
    SUMMIT APARTMENTS — A man who reported a bicycle stolen found it when he saw a man on West Main Street with it. The man who had the bike said he bought it from an unknown male. The original owner took the bike and called police.
    PLAYERS CLUB APARTMENTS — Fliers advertising a "Hump Days" event at Apex were discovered to have been distributed by Rideout Entertainment, Young Mogulz Entertainment and YME Jazzy Girls. Police are investigating this violation of a city ordinance against distributing fliers.
    EAST JONES AVENUE — A woman said a man approached a juvenile girl and tried to pull her into his vehicle. Police reports described the suspect as a black male, tall and thin with short wavy hair, about 28-35, driving a burgundy car.
    WOODLAND DRIVE — A woman said her ex-boyfriend threatened to "knock her out cold" and said he wished she would die.
    KENT STREET — A complainant reported the theft of a portable radio.
Bulloch Sheriff's Incidents   
    ARCHIE'S WALK — (Statesboro) Deputies arrived in response to a complaint to find a man on top of a roof, yelling and cursing at people. The Pt. St. John, Florida man tried to hide from deputies but finally came down, where he was arrested for public intoxication and disorderly conduct. The tenant of the apartment upon which the offender was standing said the offender was a guest and had become highly intoxicated.
    VETERAN'S MEMORIAL PARKWAY — (Statesboro) A deputy was driving north near Brampton Avenue when a woman approached him driving south, crossed the center line and almost struck him head-on. He pulled the woman over and arrested her for failure to maintain lane, open container and DUI.
    OAK HILL MOBILE HOME PARK — (Clito) A woman said she and her boyfriend argued about bills and money issues. He grabbed her by the  throat and threatened her not to call for help, but when he fell asleep the woman dialed 911. Deputies observed marks on the woman's neck, but the man was not home when they arrived.
    CEDARWOOD ACRES MOBILE HOME PARK — (Register) A woman said her ex-boyfriend was taking care of their children at her home when he became frustrated with their behavior. When she got home the two argued, and the man struck her in the head.
Georgia State Patrol Incidents   
    Troopers issued 22 warnings, assisted seven motorists and investigated four crashes with no reported injuries Tuesday.
Georgia Southern University Incidents
    OLLIFF HALL — Someone reported a cell phone, a computer and some money was taken.
  HENDERSON LIBRARY — A complainant reported a purse  taken from a vehicle in the  parking lot.
  DEAL HALL — Two persons reported money was taken from their purses.
   Officers issued  four traffic warnings, assisted six motorists and responded to one fire alarm Tuesday.
Animal Shelter Reports
    The Statesboro-Bulloch County Animal Shelter received the following animals during the week of Jan. 8-14:
    Brooklet Animal Control — one dog.
    Georgia Southern Animal Control — one dog.
    Abandoned at the shelter — five dogs.
    Animals surrendered by citizens — 12 dogs and six cats.
    Litters surrendered — eight puppies and five kittens.
    Bulloch County Humane Enforcement — 12 dogs and six cats.
    Statesboro Animal Control — four dogs and five cats.
    Shelter manager Wendy Joiner reported the following:
    Shelter adoptions — five dogs, five cats.
    Humane Society rescue adoptions — five dogs and two cats.
    Returned to owners – three dogs.
    Euthanized — 23 dogs and 12 cats.
    Citations/summons — six.
    Warnings — 17 issued.
    Adoption fees collected — $280.
    Surrender fees collected — $89.
    Fines for returning to owners — $95.
    Miscellaneous fees — $68.
911  Law Enforcement Reports
    Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Tuesday:
    Bulloch County Sheriff's Department - 10 calls.
    Statesboro Police Department — six calls.
    Georgia State Patrol Post 45 — six calls.
    Candler County Sheriff's Department — three calls.
    Evans County Sheriff's Department — three calls.
    Claxton Police Departments — one call.
911 Fire Department Reports
    Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Tuesday:
    Statesboro Fire Department — one call.
    Bulloch County Volunteer firefighters — four calls.
    Metter 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 six medical calls.   
    Candler County EMS — four medical calls.  
    Evans County EMS — two medical calls.    
— Compiled by Holli Deal Bragg
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