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Police report, 8/16
A man reported receiving a text message, from a friend, with a screenshot from Facebook of a comment made by the mother of the man’s child. This was logged as a “harassing communications” incident.
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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.


➤ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office

▲ Brandy Nichole Joyner, 37, Highway 80 East, Swainsboro — probation violation for a felony charge.

▲ Izell Deon McCall, 28, Baxley — probation violation for a felony charge.

▲ Marvin Lee Prescott, 44, Grady Collins Road — probation violation for a misdemeanor charge.

➤ Statesboro Police Department

▲ Ashley Joyce Burney, 18, Jewel Drive — disorderly conduct.

▲ Lakaya Raquel Dekle, 35, Deer Road — first-degree (felony) burglary, four counts of financial transaction card fraud, probation violation for a felony charge, misdemeanor theft by deception, two counts misdemeanor theft by taking, fourth-degree (misdemeanor) forgery.

▲ Stephen Patrick Howard, 39, U.S. Highway 80 East, Brooklet — probation violation for a felony charge.

▲ Chaz Christopher Middlemas, 20, Durden Drive, Pooler — fraudulent driver’s license or ID card, public drunkenness, underage furnishing, purchasing or possession of alcohol.

▲ Robert Riley Priest, 21, Booster Boulevard — DUI (less safe/alcohol) driving too fast for conditions.

➤ Georgia Southern University Police

▲ Keyonda Jade Johnson, 17, Village Main Street, Loganville — possession of marijuana (less than 1 ounce).


➤ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office

▲ U.S. HIGHWAY 80 EAST — A man reported receiving a text message, from a friend, with a screenshot from Facebook of a comment made by the mother of the man’s child. This was logged as a “harassing communications” incident.

▲ BROOKLET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL — A “suspicious incident” report was filed with no action taken, and no details were given in the media summary.

▲ BLACKBERRY COURT — In another “harassing communications” incident, a woman reported that a former family friend sent her a text telling her “how to live her life” with such details as that she needed to clean her house and how to take care of her children. After the deputy asked if she had already done so, the complainant sent the former friend a message asking her to stop. The deputy also contacted the former friend advising her that the complainant wanted her to stop contacting her.

➤ Statesboro Police Department

▲ SAGEBRUSH APARTMENTS — An incident at 11:15 p.m. Monday was logged as an armed robbery with a gun at a residence.

▲ LANIER DRIVE — After police responded to a call reporting simple battery, a woman identified as the victim was transported to the hospital for a medical evaluation.

▲ BERMUDA RUN ROAD — Police responded Tuesday afternoon to a report of a fight that had already occurred and took witness statements from people involved.

▲ JEWELL DRIVE — An officer who responded to a domestic dispute attempted to mediate between those involved, but then one woman became irate and was arrested on a disorderly conduct charge, the officer reported.

▲ A RESIDENCE — A complainant met with an officer at a friend’s home to report an incident involving battery and theft of personal items. The officer photographed the victim’s injuries and took a statement.

▲ VARIOUS LOCATIONS — Officers filed reports of six traffic accidents occurring  between midnight Tuesday and 2 p.m. Wednesday.

➤ Georgia Southern University Police

▲ Officers issued one traffic warning and no citations and assisted four motorists.

▲ PARKING LOT 42 — A motor vehicle accident was reported.

▲ PARKING LOT 11 — A property damage report was filed.

▲ G LOT — A report of possession of drug-related objects and underage possession of alcohol resulted in a campus judicial referral.

▲ SOUTHERN PINES — An arrest was made for misdemeanor possession of marijuana.

▲ AGENCY ASSISTS — Officers assisted Statesboro police with unspecified calls on Chandler Road and Lanier Drive and at Southern Courtyard.


➤ Law Enforcement Agencies

▲ Brooklet Police Department — one call.

▲ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office — 11 calls.

▲ Candler County Sheriff’s Office — 10 calls.

▲ Claxton Police Department — one call.

▲ Evans County Sheriff’s Department — four calls.

▲ Georgia State Patrol — seven calls.

▲ Georgia Southern University Police — two calls.

▲ Metter Police Department — four calls.

▲ Statesboro Police Department — 35 calls.

➤ Fire Departments

▲ Bulloch County Fire Department — six calls.

▲ Statesboro Fire Department — four calls.

▲ Metter Fire Department — one call

➤ Emergency Medical Services

▲ Bulloch County EMS — one accident call, one fire call, four first-responder calls and 23 medical calls.

▲ Candler County EMS — six medical calls.

▲ Evans County EMS — four medical calls.

➤ Other Agencies

▲ 911 hang-ups — 49 calls.

Air Evac — one call.

▲ Bryan County 911 — one call.

▲ Bulloch County Humane Enforcement — two calls.

▲ Bulloch County Correctional Institute — three calls.

▲ Emanuel County 911 — one call.

▲ Tattnall County 911 — one call.

— compiled by Al Hackle

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