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Police Report 10-21-11 - Woman arrested for stealing snacks
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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.

    Karen Lydia Johnson, 18, Madison Meadows — theft by shoplifting.
    Leaner Stephon Barney,21, Hampton Williams Road, Gadsden, SC — improper lane change, suspended license.

    FAMILY DOLLAR — A woman stole a box of feminine body wash and fled before being caught. In a separate incident a woman was arrested for stealing two Slim Jim snacks.
    THE POINTE AT SOUTHERN — A man reported the theft of $400.
    STADIUM WALK APARTMENTS — A book bag, calculator and lap top computer were stolen.
    In a separate incident a man and woman were robbed at gunpoint by two unknown men who demanded money, but took only a cell phone. The male victim suffered a laceration to the lip.
    In yet another report, a man said another man stole a 2x4 board.
    POJO’S/ WEST MAIN STREET — A manager spotted a man he saw shoplift a Schlitz malt liquor previously and informed police, who ran the man’s information and did not find any reason to arrest him. The man accused of a previous shoplifting asked police what he could do about the store posting his photo declaring him a shoplifter, adding that it is slanderous.
    CAMPUS CLUB APARTMENTS — A cell phone and camera were stolen during a party.
    BRAMPTON AVENUE — A racial slur describing a masked animal was spray painted on a sidewalk.

    Joseph Lee Johnson, 34, Cedarwood Acres Mobile Home Park, Register — probation violation.
    Sharon Elaine Kingery, 37 Mimosa court — probation violation.
    Charles Nathan Rucker, 28, Mallard Pond Road — probation violation.
    Brett Alexander Thomas, 37, West Main Street — parole violation, giving false information.
    Hank Wallis Wells, 27, Willow Lane, Brooklet — child support lockup, probation violation.

    WOODSHOLE CIRCLE — A woman reported someone used her American Express card without her knowledge or permission.
    WILLIAM JAMES MIDDLE SCHOOL — A man reported two vending machines and $125 stolen. He said this has happened repeatedly in the past and that it also happened Tuesday at Portal High School, where police have videotape of the offender. He showed deputies where the machines were pried open and destroyed.
    GA.67/DENMARK COMMUNITY — A customer said he complained about corn dogs purchased from the store being dry and overheated. He told the clerk, whom he said began screaming at him and pointed fingers in his face. The clerk told deputies it was the customer who began screaming, and said the customer has a habit of complaining about things in the store. No witnesses were available, and both parties were advised of warrant procedures. The customer was served with a criminal trespass warning ordering him to stay out of the store.

    Seat belt citations — none
    Child restraint citations  — none.
    Speeding citations — none.
    Total citations — one.

    Crashes investigated —nine. 
    Fatalities reported — none.
    Total vehicle stops — four.
    Seat belt warnings — one.
    Child restraint warnings — none.
    Speeding warnings — two. 
    Total warnings issued — 10.
    Wanted persons apprehended — none.
    Stolen vehicles recovered —none. 
    Road checks performed — one.
    Motorists assisted — one.
    Miles patrolled— 781. 
    Officers issued nine traffic citations Wednesday.
    Richard William Ericson, 20, Statesboro Place — underage possession of alcohol.
    Milfred Wade Zeno Jr., 21, University Villas — driving with suspended license and stop sign violation.

    Officers issued four traffic warnings, assisted two motorists, responded to one injured person and two sick persons, responded to two alarms and investigated one accident Wednesday.

911 Law Enforcement
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Wednesday:
    Bulloch County Sheriff’s Department —13 calls.
    Statesboro Police Department — 27 calls.
    University Police Department — three calls.
    Georgia State Patrol — five calls.
    Candler County Sheriff’s Department — 10 calls.
    Evans County Sheriff’s Department — five calls.
    Claxton Police Department — one call.
911 Fire Department Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Wednesday:
    Statesboro Fire Department — four calls.
    Bulloch County Volunteer firefighters — three calls.

911 EMS Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Wednesday:
    Bulloch County EMS — four fire calls and 16 medical calls.
    Candler County EMS —one accident call and six medical calls.
    Evans County EMS — four medical calls.
    Central 911 dispatchers also routed the following calls Wednesday:
    Bulloch County First Responders — one call.
    Miscellaneous —  two calls.

— compiled by Holli Deal Bragg.