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Police Report - March 21
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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 Dion Scott, 20, Olliff Street — improperly displayed tag, open container, underage possession of alcohol, fleeing/attempt to elude.
    Melvine Smith, 44, West Main Street — battery.
    Michael Christopher Brazeau, 20, Fletcher Drive — possession of a Schedule II narcotic (Hydrocodone).
    Ricky I. Houston, 47, MillCrest Walk, Conyers — driving with a suspended license.
    Michael Lashaen Dekle, 27, South Mulberry Street — battery.
    Johnny Roberts, 43, Palmetto Court — simple battery.
    Jessie Lorraine Perkins, 37, Palmetto Court — battery.
    Antonia Key, 36, Pine Street — false report of a crime.
Bulloch Sheriff's Arrests   
    Arizona Zeb Connell, 20, Westside Road — probation violation.
    Chad Jamison Sanders, 22, J. W. Lane Road, Brooklet — first degree forgery.
    Jessica Renee Schmidt, 29, Lanier Drive — marijuana possession.
    Francisco Martinez, 36, Varnedoe Street, Hinesville — DUI, failure to maintain lane.
Georgia State Patrol Arrests
    Troopers issued four traffic violation citations Monday.
Georgia Southern University Arrests
      No arrests filed.
Statesboro Police Incidents   
    PALMETTO COURT — A couple engaged in a physical fight.    The woman said t he man struck her in the face, and t he man said the woman grabbed him by the neck and scratched him.
    LARUE LANE — A complainant reported someone broke in through a window and took various tools.
    BRANNEN STREET — A woman said her ex-boyfriend struck her in the head.
    FRANKLIN TOYOTA DETAILING — Someone threw a concrete block through a window.
    WEST MAIN STREET — A woman said her sister struck her in the face, causing a small laceration. Police arrested the aggressor.
    In a separate case, a woman said she agreed to breed her pit bulldog to another dog, but the other dog's owner refuses to return her dog.
    TURNER STREET — A woman said her adult son was unruly and cursed her.
    FRED'S — Two men took two packs of bandannas and two Gatorade drinks without paying, fleeing when store employees tried to stop  them.
Bulloch Sheriff's Incidents   
    Incident reports unavailable.
Georgia State Patrol Incidents   
    Troopers issued one warning and investigated three crashes with no reported injuries Monday.
Georgia Southern University Incidents
    PERFORMING ARTS CENTER — Someone reported a wallet was taken from the center.
   Officers issued one traffic warning, investigated two traffic accidents and assisted six motorists Monday.
911  Law Enforcement Reports
    Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Monday:
    Bulloch County Sheriff's Department -nine calls.
    Statesboro Police Department — 11 calls.
    Georgia State Patrol Post 45 — two calls.
    Brooklet Police Department — one call.
    Candler County Sheriff's Department — four calls.
    Claxton Police Department — one call.
911 Fire Department Reports
    Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Monday:
    Statesboro Fire Department — two calls.
    Bulloch County Volunteer firefighters — four calls.
    Metter Fire Department — one call.
    Metter Rescue — one call.
    Claxton Fire Department — one call.
911 EMS Reports
    Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Monday:
    Bulloch County EMS — 15 medical calls.   
    Candler County EMS — one accident call and one medical call.  
    Evans County EMS — three medical calls.    
    Central 911 operators also routed  two calls to Bryan County 911, one call to Georgia Forestry, one call to the Bulloch County coroner, and one call to the Candler County coroner Monday.
— Compiled by Holli Deal Bragg
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