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Police report
June 17
police report

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.


▲ Arrests made Friday through Sunday will be published Tuesday. Arrests listed here were made the previous week.

➤ Brooklet Police Department

▲ Marquita Denise Randall, 33, South Womack Road, Portal — probation violation.

➤ Candler County Sheriff’s Office

▲ Mario Adrian Morales, 34, Cobbtown — suspended license, DUI, wanted person (felony), seat belt violation.

▲ Christopher Blake Johnson, 25, Register — suspended license, possession of imitation controlled substances with intent to distribute, possession/use of drug-related objects, seat belt violation.

▲ Daniel Lee Smith Jr., 62, Metter — suspended license.


▲ Incidents occurring Friday through Sunday will be published Tuesday. Reports listed here were made the previous week.

➤ Candler County Sheriff’s Department

▲ GRIFFIN FERRY ROAD — Deputies responded to a call about someone firing a gun while intoxicated. 

▲ WATSON ROAD — Someone reported a theft.

▲ HIGHWAY 129 — Someone reported harassing phone calls and criminal trespass.

➤ Register Police Department

▲ Officers issued the following citations last week:  one for expired tag; six for speeding; five for stop sign violations; one for defective equipment and one for seatbelt violation.

➤ Metter Police Department

▲ BAY STREET — Someone reported a person uttered terroristic threats.

▲ FIRESIDE INN — Someone reported a burglary (second degree) incident, and officers also investigated a first-degree burglary incident at the listed location.

▲ JILL STREET — Officers investigated a burglary.

▲ CHANDLER LANE — Someone reported a stolen vehicle.

▲ MLK BOULEVARD — Someone reported tax fraud.

▲ McDONALD’S — Someone reported a purse was stolen.

▲ DAUGHTRY STREET — Officers investigated a reported theft.

▲ DANIEL STREET — Someone reported a disturbance, involving entering auto and criminal trespass.

▲ PARKER’S CONVENIENCE STORE — Officers investigated an armed robbery.

➤ Bulloch County Animal Shelter

▲ Surrendered by citizens — seven adult dogs, 10 puppies, four adult cats and 14 kittens from rural areas; no dogs or cats from City of Statesboro.

▲ Collected by humane officers — seven dogs and seven cats from rural areas; one dog and no cats from City of Statesboro.

▲ Adopted from shelter — two adult dogs, a puppy, two kittens.

▲ Taken in by rescue organizations — two adult dogs, 10 puppies and no cats or kittens.

▲ Reclaimed by owners — one dog.

▲ Died at shelter — a dog and two puppies (born dead).

▲ Euthanized — seven dogs (three owner surrender due to being aggressive, three with severe aggression and one surrender due to bite case) and 21 cats and kittens (feral/upper respiratory infection).

▲ Fees collected — $380.

▲ Animals in shelter — 66 dogs and 39 cats.

— compiled by Holli Deal Saxon

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