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Police report - 1-16-15; A woman was arrested after shoplifting a tub mat and nursery room organizer
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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 DEPARTMENT
Arrests/Citations
    Jerry Lawayne Moffett, 49, Packinghouse Road — wanted person, marijuana possession.
    Tonya Marie Floyd, 36, Bowers Street, Pembroke — theft by shoplifting.
    Julia Elizabeth Bickerstaff, 27, Birdie Court, Augusta —failure to appear in court.

Incidents
    EAGLE INN — A woman told police around 2 p.m. Wednesday that a man called her cellphone seven times asking for money. She said she would not lend him any more money, reports state.
    SOUTH MAIN STREET — A man told police he found a backpack filled with clothing, feminine items and a hair straightening iron Wednesday around 10:30 p.m.
    WAL-MART SUPERCENTER — (Northside Drive East) A woman was arrested around 11 p.m. Wednesday after shoplifting a tub mat and nursery room organizer. She went through a self-checkout station and paid for some items, but did not pay for the others.
    GORDON STREET — Police responded around 6:40 p.m. Wednesday to a reported argument between two sisters. Their mother was struck in the face as she tried to break them up, and her face showed visible swelling. Officers gave them information about taking out warrants, but made no arrests.

BULLOCH COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
Arrests/Citations
    Donnell Dwayne Scott, 41, Hayden Road —failure to pay child support.
    Perry Edward Driggers, 51, Plantation Mobile Home Park — theft by shoplifting.
    Patricia Annette Clark, 45, Trevor Lane — simple assault.
    Bridget Banquel Washington, 18, Hilltop Lane, Newington — theft by shoplifting.
    Laquita Victoria Pinkston, 28, Huiett Street, Metter — theft by taking.
    Nikita Nacha Herrington, 28, Bryans Bridge Road, Sylvania — theft by shoplifting.
    Maryah Laterria Hanchett, 23, Bermuda Run Apartments — theft by taking.
    Michael Claude Dryden, 35, West Alderman Road — possession of a schedule IV controlled substance, original container required for prescription medications.
    Ashie Latron Jones, 42, College Boulevard — probation violation.
    John Anthony Curl, 34, street address unavailable, Metter — manufacturing methamphetamine.
    John Robert Lanier, 52, B. Stubbs Road — possession of methamphetamine, manufacturing methamphetamine.
    Mitchell Alan Murphy, 18, Erin Lane, Macon — marijuana possession, possession of a false ID, possession of a drug-related object.
    Ronnie Christopher Mika, 38, Cedarwood Acres Mobile Home Park — possession of methamphetamine, manufacturing methamphetamine.

Incidents
    POJO’s — (U.S. Highway 80 East) A deputy on patrol walked into the store for a security check around 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, and the clerk told him a man had just shoplifted a beer. The deputy found the offender outside and arrested him after the store owner, who had no idea at the time about the shoplifting, told the deputy he saw that the offender had tossed a can of beer into some bushes.

GEORGIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY POLICE
Arrests/Citations
    Officers issued six traffic citations Wednesday.

Incidents
    Officers issued two traffic warnings and assisted two motorists Wednesday.

BULLOCH CENTRAL 911 REPORTS
Law Enforcement Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Wednesday:
    Brooklet Police Department — one call.
    Bulloch County Sheriff’s Department — four calls.
    Candler County Sheriff’s Department — four calls.
    Claxton Police Department — two calls.
    Evans County Sheriff’s Department — four calls.
    Georgia State Patrol — five calls.
    Metter Police Department — one call.
    Statesboro Police Department — 17 calls.

Fire Department Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Wednesday:
    Statesboro Fire Department — one call. 
    Bulloch County Volunteer Firefighters — two calls.
    Evans County Fire Department — one call.

Emergency Medical Service Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Wednesday:
    Bulloch County EMS — one accident call, one coroner call, one first-responder call and 20 medical calls.
    Candler County EMS — one medical call.
    Evans County EMS — two accident calls, one fire call and six medical calls.

Other Agencies
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Wednesday:
    911 hang-ups — 67 calls.
    Bryan County 911 — one call.
    Emanuel County 911 — one call.
    Poison Control Center — one call.
    Candler Humane Enforcement — one call.

— compiled by Holli Deal Saxon