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Police report, 9/27
A woman was walking beside the roadway when a truck passed, carrying crates of bees. The woman said three crates fell off, and the driver stopped, jumped out and yelled at her to run. She did but was stung several times in the head anyway, she said.
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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.


➤ Department of Community Supervision

▲ Donald Allen Brower, 31, Halcyondale Road, Sylvania — parole violation

➤ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office

▲ Jared Tyler Harris, 22, Union Church Road, Sylvania — second-degree criminal damage to property.

▲ James David Ulmer, 56, Highway 119 South, Ellabell — theft by taking.

▲ William Bruce Henson, 19, Pinnacle Pointe Drive, Norcross — entering auto.

▲ John Paul Thompson, 52, Simmons Road — disorderly conduct, obstruction, public intoxication, probation violation, bench warrant.

➤ Statesboro Police Department

▲ Tierra Lashae Edwards, 30, Miller Street Extension — public intoxication, disorderly conduct, obstruction.

▲ Tommy Eugene Groover, 36, Hunter’s Pointe Drive — DUI/alcohol/drugs/refused test, failure to maintain lane, altered or improper tag.

▲ Kenneth James McDowell, 35, Courtney Way — harassing communications.

➤ Georgia State Patrol Post 45

▲ Alfonzo Valentino Harris, 31, El Dorado Boulevard, Webster, Texas — DUI/less safe/drugs, speeding, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, expired registration. 


➤ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office

▲ WEST FOREST CIRCLE — Deputies responded to a domestic dispute involving a juvenile.

▲ BURKHALTER/GOLF CLUB ROADS — A woman was walking beside the roadway when a truck passed, carrying crates of bees. The woman said three crates fell off, and the driver stopped, jumped out and yelled at her to run. She did but was stung several times in the head anyway, she said.

▲ WEST DRIVE — A woman said she found a black scooter in a ditch across from her home. Deputies took the scooter, listing it as abandoned.

▲ HIGHWAY 119 SOUTH — A man reported the theft of several “male” statues and told deputies he saw them in another man’s yard. Deputies found the statues; the offender admitted having taken them and he was arrested.

▲ SOD FARM LANE — A man turned off am irrigation pivot because it was wetting his home, which he was having re-roofed. The owners of the pivot became angry, and they confronted the complainant and another man. One of the pivot owners reportedly grabbed a wooden stick from his truck and threatened the others. The homeowner asked that the offender be served with a criminal trespass warning.

▲ NEVILS-GROVELAND ROAD — Deputies responded to a report of a possible burglary.

▲ PORTAL MIDDLE-HIGH SCHOOL — A male student said another student physically attacked him in a locker room after a sporting event. The victim’s mother said she saw the offender trying to fight with her son.

➤ Statesboro Police Department

▲ SOUTH MAIN STREET — A man said an apartment complex gate closed on his vehicle, damaging it.

▲ HIGHWAY 67 — A woman said she argued with roommates, and then returned home to find wall decorations damaged and removed, as well as paint peeled from the wall where the decorations had been hanging.

▲ GATA DRIVE — Officers responding to a suspicious activity call arrested a man on public intoxication and other charges.

▲ LEE’S RESTAURANT/WEST JONES AVENUE — Officers responded along with Statesboro firefighters to a structure fire, which was extinguished. Detectives are investigating.

➤ Georgia Southern University Police

▲ Officers issued three traffic citations and two traffic warnings and assisted four motorists.

▲ MARVIN PITTMAN ADMINISTRATION BUILDING — Someone reported a suspicious person.

▲ EAGLE VILLAGE — Officers investigated reports of a suspicious person. 

In a separate call, someone reported harassing communications.

▲ AGENCY ASSISTS — GSU K9 units assisted the Evans County Sheriff’s Office/Claxton Police/ATF on an unspecified call. GSU officers assisted the Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office on an unspecified call on South Main Street and assisted Statesboro police with an unspecified call on Lanier Drive.

▲ OLD REGISTER ROAD — Someone reported a suspicious person/activities. 


➤ Law Enforcement Agencies

▲ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office — 20 calls.

▲ Candler County Sheriff’s Office — nine calls.

▲ Claxton Police Department — one call.

▲ Evans County Sheriff’s Department — five calls.

▲ Georgia State Patrol — four calls.

▲ Georgia Southern University Police — one call.

▲ Metter Police Department — four calls.

▲ Statesboro Police Department — 31 calls.

➤ Fire Departments

▲ Statesboro Fire Department — one call.

▲ Metter Fire Department — one call.

➤ Emergency Medical Services

▲ Bulloch County EMS — two accident calls, six first-responder calls and 27 medical calls.

▲ Candler County EMS — nine medical calls.

▲ Evans County EMS — one accident call and six medical calls.

➤ Other Agencies

▲ 911 hang-ups — 54 calls.

▲ Air Evac — three calls.

▲ Bryan County 911 — two calls.

▲ Bulloch County Humane Enforcement — one call.

▲ Effingham County 911 — one call.

▲ Emanuel County 911 — two calls.

▲ Chatham County 911 — one call.

— compiled by Holli Deal Saxon