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Police Report - January 3
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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     
    Cedric Wells, 34, Bay Street — simple battery, criminal trespass.
    Shanika Mercer, 21, South Walnut Street — theft by shoplifting.
    Vincent Craig Brown, 35, Ben Jackson Road, Vidalia ‚ burglary.
    Willie Arnold Armstrong, 34, Lewis Street — marijuana possession.
    Alexander Brown, 36, Harold Howell Road, Portal — driving with a suspended or revoked registration.
Bulloch Sheriff's Arrests    
    Sherry Olivia Newsome, 39, Windy Hill Road — speeding, no proof of insurance, suspended registration.
    Karl Damien Drew, 27, Broomstraw Trace, Ellabell — public intoxication.
    Melissa Beasley Dailey, 40, Victoria Road, Metter — probation violation.
    Jordan Jason Jenkins, 19, Shuman Road — probation violation.
    Juan Humberto Alegria, 25, Pintail Lane — public intoxication.
    Jamey Daniel Borowski,31, Yorktown Place — battery (family violence), third degree cruelty to children, obstructing or hindering someone making an emergency phone call.
    Isaiah Dennis Farley, 32, Chandler Road — probation violation, bench warrant.
Georgia State Patrol Arrests
    MONDAY — Troopers issued 42 citations for traffic violations.
    TUESDAY  — Troopers issued 54 traffic violation citations.
    Marshall Wayne Nesmith, 54, Foster Williams     Road, Register  — DUI (.167).
    Paige LeeAnn Lewis, 21, Richland Avenue, Rincon — DUI (.144).
    Kerry Bonds, 21, Corinna Street, Tallahassee, Fla. — DUI (.088).
    Cornelius Collins, 31, North Leroy Street, Metter — DUI (refused).
    Ken Thompson, 28, Bulloch Street — DUI (.175).
Georgia Southern University Arrests
      Corey Michelle Huggins, 21, Somerset Apartments — DUI and failure to maintain lane.    
     David Milton Cothern, 23, Old Buie Road, Odum — DUI and laying drag.
Statesboro Police Incidents    
    JACKSON'S — Someone tried to pry open the door, damaging it.
    LA QUINTA INN — A man said a sign damaged his car due to wind.
    MAXWAY — A clerk said she saw two women come in with an empty handbag and leave with it full. Police recovered an assortment of clothing and arrested one of the females.
    JOHN'S PLACE — Someone entered through the ceiling and stole     Seroquel and Celexa prescription medicines.
    EAST GEORGIA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER — A man told police he argued with his granddaughter, and accidentally stepped on her foot. He had words with her husband, and left to avoid further confrontation.
    HENRY STREET — A citizen reported a burglary where someone took a stereo amplifier, collectible coin, tools and a TV.
Bulloch Sheriff's Incidents    
    BRENDA ROAD — (Portal) A woman told a deputy a man she listed by name has stopped by her house several times in spite of being told not to do so. He stopped again and she told him to leave. She told the deputy the man is one of a few other people in the neighborhood who are suspected of stealing items missing from her property.
    LAKE COLLINS ROAD — (Portal) A man said he and his stepdaughter became involved in a physical altercation following an argument.
    PAT MOCK ROAD — (    Statesboro) A man complained that people who were picking up pecans on halves did not honor the agreement they had with him.
    WEST WATERS ROAD — (Clito) A man reported the theft of a weed eater, lawn mower and chain saw.
Georgia State Patrol Incidents    
    MONDAY — Troopers issued 54 warnings, assisted five motorists, and investigated four crashes with two reported injuries.
    TUESDAY — Troopers issued 43 warnings, assisted one motorist, and investigated five crashes with three reported injuries.
Georgia Southern University Incidents
     SATURDAY, 12/22 — Officers responded to two alarms.
    SUNDAY, 12/23 — Officers issued one traffic warning.
    MONDAY, 12/24 — Officers issued two traffic citations.
    TUESDAY, 12/25 — Officers responded to three alarms.
    WEDNESDAY, 12/26 — Officers responded to four alarms.
    THURSDAY, 12/27 — Officers assisted one motorist.
    FRIDAY , 12/28 —  No incidents were reported.
    SATURDAY, 12/29 —  Officers issued one traffic warning and responded to one alarm.
    SUNDAY, 12/30 —  No incidents were reported.
    MONDAY, 12/31 — No incidents were reported.
    TUESDAY,01/01 —  Officers issued five traffic citations and four traffic warnings.
911  Law Enforcement Reports
    Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Monday:
    Bulloch County Sheriff's Department — 10 calls.
    Statesboro Police Department — 20 calls.
    University Police Department — one call.
    Georgia State Patrol Post 45 — seven calls.
    Brooklet Police — one call.
    Candler County Sheriff's Department — three calls.
    Evans County Sheriff's Department — three  calls.
    Claxton Police Department — one call.
    Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Tuesday:
    Bulloch County Sheriff's Department — 21 calls.
    Statesboro Police Department — 25 calls.
    Georgia State Patrol Post 45 — six calls.
    Brooklet Police — one call.
    Candler County Sheriff's Department — nine calls.
    Evans County Sheriff's Department — one calls.
    Claxton Police Department — three calls.
911 Fire Department Reports
    Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Monday:
    Statesboro Fire Department — one call.
    Bulloch County volunteer firefighters — one call.
    Metter Fire Department — one call.
    Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Tuesday:
    Statesboro Fire Department — two calls.
    Bulloch County volunteer firefighters — two calls.
911 EMS Reports
    Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Monday:
    Bulloch County EMS — two accident calls and 11 medical calls.   
    Candler County EMS — three medical calls and one fire call.  
    Evans County EMS — four medical calls.    
    Central 911 operators also routed two calls to Tattnall County 911, a call to Emanuel County 911, a call to Chatham County 911 and a call to Bulloch First Responders .
    Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Tuesday:
    Bulloch County EMS — one accident call, one rescue call and 12 medical calls.   
    Candler County EMS — three medical calls.  
    Evans County EMS — four medical calls.    
    Central 911 operators also routed  a call to Bryan County 911.
— Compiled by Holli Deal Bragg
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