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Police Report - January 20
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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   
     Arrests information unavailable.
Georgia State Patrol Arrests
     Troopers issued no citations Thursday.
Georgia Southern University Arrests
      Shrey H. Desai, 21, Packinghouse Road — DUI.
    Officers issued two traffic citations Thursday.
Statesboro Police Incidents   
    CAMPUS CLUB APARTMENTS — A complainant said someone threw a beer bottle at a window.
    WEST GRADY STREET — A woman said a man asked her to make change for a $50 bill, which she did. She later discovered it was a counterfeit $50 bill.
    BROAD STREET — A man said someone stole a grinding wheel from his property.
    CAMPUS COURTYARD — A woman told  police left her a note pinned to the wall with a knife. The method of posting the note disturbed her.
    TOBACCO AND MORE (South Main Street) — An undercover criminal investigations officer purchased alcoholic beverages at the store.
    RUCKER LANE — A woman told police she went to see her ex-boyfriend to retrieve some items when another female "jumped her" from behind and scratched her face.
    RETRIEVERS — A     woman said someone took a purse from a table. She said the purse contained $50 cash, credit cards and personal information, and a digital camera.
    WILDWOOD VILLAS — A woman said a neighbor cursed her juvenile son.
    WAL-MART — A man reported the theft of a green 1995 Honda Accord.
    EAGLES LANDING — A woman said a man grabbed her by the hair and hit her head on a windshield during an argument.
Bulloch Sheriff's Incidents   
    U.S. 25 — (Portal)  A man said he has been getting harassing phone calls from a Portal man with whom he has had an ongoing fed for five years.
    BRAGG ROAD  —(Brooklet) A man said he entered an agreement with another man to build an onion house for $16,900, paying $3,300 monthly. The man paid $6,000 but has refused to pay any  more, and the builder refuses to finish the building until he gets the balance.
    MOORE ROAD —(Portal) A man said his ex-wife refused to allow him custody of his children for Christmas as directed by a court order.
    JONES MILL ROAD — (Statesboro) A woman said her aunt and another woman tried to choke her, and agreed to leave the home. Later, deputies returned to find the three women fighting again, with two slightly injured. All three were arrested.
    BROOMSTRAW TRACE — (Ellabell) A woman deputies described as appearing intoxicated and "very boisterous" told them she had been renting a room from a man at his home. She said the man's son had also been drinking that morning and they both argued. She said he pushed her head against a wall, then took her daughter's clothes and threw them all over the floor. Deputies noted there were clothes all over in all the rooms, which they described as being very messy. There were also clothes outside on a car, which the woman said belonged to her daughter as well and blamed the man for throwing them there as well.
    REEDY BRANCH ROAD — (Nevils) A woman said two very intoxicated women came to her home and used profanity.
    ELLIS ROAD — (Statesboro) A woman said a man called her five times, threatening her.
    CLITO ROAD — (Clito) A man said someone burglarized his home, taking a stereo and 50 DVD movies.
    POPE ROAD — (Ellabell) A man said he was suspicious of an insurance salesman visiting is elderly father, who had previous mental issues. Deputies met with the insurance man and spoke with the father, then determined there was no foul play or intent.
Georgia State Patrol Incidents   
    Troopers investigated seven accidents with seven reported injuries Thursday.
Georgia Southern University Incidents
    EAGLE VILLAGE — Someone reported a purse taken from the complex.
  RECREATION ACTIVITY CENTER — A complainant said a purse was taken from a vehicle in the parking lot.
   WIGGINS COMPLEX — Someone reported a wallet taken.
  PAULSON STADIUM —  An I-pod and cell phone were taken from a vehicle in the parking lot.
   Officers issued one traffic warning, investigated one traffic accident and assisted six motorists Thursday.
911  Law Enforcement Reports
    Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Thursday:
    Bulloch County Sheriff's Department - 11 calls.
    Statesboro Police Department — 13 calls.
    University Police Department — one call.
    Georgia State Patrol Post 45 — five calls.
    Brooklet Police Department — one call.
    Evans County Sheriff's Department — two calls.
911 Fire Department Reports
    Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Thursday:
    Statesboro Fire Department — two calls.
    Bulloch County Volunteer firefighters — one call.
911 EMS Reports
    Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Thursday:
    Bulloch County EMS — seven accident calls, a fire call, a rescue call and six medical calls.   
    Candler County EMS — two  medical call.  
    Evans County EMS — five medical calls.    
— Compiled by Holli Deal Bragg
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