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Police Report 1-7-12; Three people were arrested for stealing pecans.
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  Barry Martin Rainwater, 40, North Main Street — probation violation.
  Angela Alvin Watson, 32, Church Street, Claxton — theft by shoplifting.
  Deborah Lott Jordan, 30, South College Street — wanted person.
  EAST MAIN STREET — A metal bench belonging to the City of Statesboro was stolen.
  SAVANNAH AVENUE — A railroad crossing arm struck car then fell and struck a person on the head. She was taken to the hospital for treatment.

  Dianne Green, 55, Johnson Street — criminal trespass, theft by taking.
  Virginia Green, 57, Bobby Donaldson Avenue — criminal trespass, theft by taking.
  Oscar Louis Henderson, 47, Cotton Avenue — criminal trespass, theft by taking.
  Tito Jermaine Scott,34, Davis Street, Sylvania —  negotiating fraudulent checks, financial identity fraud, felony theft by receiving stolen property, felony possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
    Chasity Summers Sheppard, 23, Old Jesup Road, Brunswick — possession of a Schedule III controlled substance theft by shoplifting.
  Sheri Denise Stewart, 35, Cooper Street, Kingsport, TN — possession of a Schedule III controlled substance theft by shoplifting.
  Dakota Allen Wilkes, 18, Red Hill Church Road, Pembroke — obstruction, terroristic threats, theft by taking firearm, aggravated assault.

  WEST FOREST CIRCLE — (Statesboro) A TV, laptop computer, and two TV-DVD player combos were stolen.
  MILL BRANCH CLUB ROAD — (Statesboro) A man was arrested on terroristic threat, aggravated assault and other charges for involvement in an argument over a shotgun one man tried to sell another’s mother.
  BANKS DAIRY ROAD — (Portal) Three people were arrested for stealing pecans.
    BRYAN COURT — (Statesboro) A man reported a weed eater and lawn mower stolen.
  POJO’s — (Interstate 16 and U.S. 301 SOUTH) Two women who stole a pair of sunglasses were also found to be in possession of illegal drugs.
  BROOMSTRAW PLACE — (Ellabell) A  man called deputies because his grandparents, with whom he and his pregnant girlfriend live, refused to allow him to use the microwave. The grandparents said they did so because the grandson runs up their electric bill.
  Information unavailable.
  Officers issued one traffic citation Thursday.

  Officers responded to four alarms Thursday.
Law Enforcement Reports
    Central 911 Dispatchers issued the following calls Thursday:
  Bulloch County Sheriff’s Department — 17 calls.
    Statesboro Police Department — 16 calls.
    Georgia Southern University Police — no calls.
    Georgia State Patrol — two calls.
    Candler County Sheriff’s Department — four calls.
    Evans County Sheriff’s Department — three calls.
    Claxton Police Department — one call.
    Brooklet Police Department — two calls.
Fire Department Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Thursday:
    Statesboro Fire Department — two calls. 
    Bulloch County Volunteer Firefighters — seven calls
    Metter Fire Department — one call.

Emergency Medical Service Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Thursday:
    Bulloch County EMS — one accident call, one fire call and  16 medical calls.
    Candler County EMS — three medical calls.
    Evans County EMS — five medical calls.
    Central 911 dispatchers also routed the following calls Thursday:  six calls to Bulloch County First Responders, a call to the Bulloch county coroner, a call to Air transport, and a call to Emanuel County 911.

— compiled by Holli Deal Bragg.