By allowing ads to appear on this site, you support the local businesses who, in turn, support great journalism.
Police Report - May 14
Placeholder Image

            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

            s No arrests reported.


Bulloch Sheriff’s Arrests

             Arrest reports were unavailable.


Georgia State Patrol Arrests

             Troopers issued 12 traffic violation citations Saturday.


Georgia Southern University Arrests

            Arrest reports were unavailable.


Statesboro Police Incidents

            PARK AVENUE –    A man reported a light shining into his bedroom. When officers arrived at the residence, they were unable to locate the source of the light.

            INSTITUTE STREET – Officers responded to a woman saying she had been hit in the jaw by a man at her residence. The man told officers that he had pushed the woman to keep her from hitting him which resulted in her injury.

            EAGLE COURT APARTMENTS – Officers were called about a fight in the parking lot of the apartments. When officers arrived, the fight had been broken up, but they observed a broken window in a car parked there. They were unable to locate the owner of the car.

            SOUTH COLLEGE STREET – Officers made a traffic stop on a vehicle with no tailights. Upon further investigation, officers discovered that the driver of the vehicle had outstanding warrants.

            JOHNSON STREET – A juvenile female reported that she had been sexually assaulted by a juvenile male. The female was taken to East Georgia Regional Medical Center, and the juvenile suspect was arrested.

            SOUTH COLLEGE STREET – Officers responded to a woman reporting an unruly juvenile. She said she told her son to stay with her at her place of employment until she could leave to take him home. She reported that he left on foot without her permission. The juvenile later called his mother and told her that he had walked home.

            EL SOMBRERO – (Fair Road) Officers responded to the restaurant after they were notified that the alarm had been set off. They saw damage to the rear door of the building, but the door was still secure and it seemed that no one had entered the building.

            BUCKHEAD DRIVE – A woman reported a missing wallet to officers. She said she had left the wallet on a table in her home, and when she returned home from work, the wallet was gone.

BELKS – Officers responded to the store manager, who had three juveniles in custody after apprehending them with stolen merchandise. The manager said the juveniles had taken some clothes from Belks and jewelry from JC Penney. A manager from JC Penney was called and he confirmed that the jewelry was from JC Penney.

            LANIER DRIVE – A man reported seeing a juvenile in a parking lot, and he was unable to locate the child’s parents. Officers made contact with the child’s father. A DFCS caseworker was called and the child was later released to its mother.

            GENTILLY ROAD – A female manager of a group home reported harassing phone calls. She said a woman had been calling demanding someone else’s Medicaid card. The manager said she was worried for her safety. In a separate incident at the same location, a woman called in reference to her mother, who lives at the group home. She said her mother had a headache and needed some Tylenol and was demanding that the manager give the woman medication.

            SOYOUNG BEAUTY SUPPLY – Officers responded to a shoplifting complaint. The manager of the store said a female concealed a bottle of nail polish valued at $.99 in her shorts and left the store without paying for it.

            BI-LO – A manager of the store reported that a juvenile had taken three cans of Grizzly dip from the store without paying.

            CITI TRENDS – Officers responded to the store after a shoplifting attempt was reported. A woman admitted to taking a shirt from the store.

            LANIER DRIVE – Officers observed a fight between five men walking down the road. When the officers stopped to investigate, they saw two men being attacked by the other three. The offenders were arrested.

            HENRY STREET – A man reported a physical altercation with his mother-in-law. He said she had hit him in the face and in the stomach. There were no visible signs of injury on either party,


Bulloch Sheriff’s Incidents

            Incident reports were unavailable.


Georgia State Patrol Incidents

             Troopers issued 12 warnings, assisted seven motorists and investigated three crashes with no known injuries Saturday.


Georgia Southern University Incidents

            Incident reports were unavailable.


911  Law Enforcement Reports

            Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Friday:

            Bulloch County Sheriff’s Department - 19 calls.

            Statesboro Police Department —15  calls.

            Georgia State Patrol Post 45 — five calls.

            Brooklet Police — one call.

            Portal Police — one call.

            Candler County Sheriff’s Department — six calls.

            Evans County Sheriff’s Department — four calls.


911 Fire Department Reports

            Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Friday:

            Statesboro Fire Department — one call.

            Bulloch County volunteer firefighters — two calls.


911 EMS Reports

            Central 911 operators dispatched the following calls Friday:

            Bulloch County EMS —  two accident calls, 13 medical calls.

            Candler County EMS —   three medical calls.

            Evans County EMS — three medical calls.   

            Operators also routed seven calls to first responders, one call to Wayne County, one call to Bryan County and eleven calls to Emanuel County.


    Compiled by Hayley Harris

Sign up for the Herald's free e-newsletter