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Police Report - 10-26-13; Someone broke into the store and stole three packs of Newport cigarettes.
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    Florencio Irinco Leonides, 44, Cody Lane — wanted person.
    Anthony Willie Venson, 37, West Main Street — improper starting in the roadway, suspended license, DUI (refused test).
    Derrick Lasharn Gatson, 44, Van Buren Street — probation violation.
    William Clarke Arnold, 23, Forest Lake Drive — public intoxication, obstruction.
    Stevie Lavern Young, 43, Mikell Street — wanted person.
    Kendra Holmes, 23, Standard Lane, Sylvania — speeding, reckless driving.
    Nathaniel Edward Jenkins, 31, Georgia Highway 65 North, Tennille — seat belt violation, improper parking, DUI (second offense, refused test).

    GARY’S FOOD MART — Someone broke into the store and stole three packs of Newport cigarettes after shattering a glass door.
    SAVE-A-LOT — A woman said someone stole a purse and prescription pain medication from her car.
    TRANSITIONS LEARNING CENTER — One student was sent to Claxton Regional Youth Detention Center and another one turned over to parents after a drug complaint was investigated.

Reports unavailable Friday.

    Troopers issued one speeding citation Thursday.
Don Latham Paulk, 19, Pembroke — DUI (refused test).

    Crashes investigated —nine.  
    Fatalities reported — none. 
    Injuries reported — five.
    Total vehicle stops —10.
    Seat belt warnings — one. 
    Child restraint warnings — none.
    Speeding warnings — one. 
    Total warnings issued — 12.
    Wanted persons apprehended — none.
    Stolen vehicles recovered — none. 
    Road checks performed — none.
    Motorists assisted — one.
    Miles patrolled — 440.

    Officers issued five traffic citations Thursday.
    Russell Keith Werkheiser, 21, Claxton — headlights violation, DUI. 
    Courtney Davon Perkins, 22, Statesboro — theft by taking, obstruction, giving false information to an officer.

    Officers issued one traffic warning Thursday.
    FREEDOM’S LANDING — Officers investigated a loud noise complaint.
    SOUTHERN PINES — Officers responded to a drug complaint where one occupant was judicially referred to university officials for disciplinary action.
    MATH/PHYSICS BUILDING — Officers made contact with a suspicious person who was arrested and charged with stealing a bicycle.

Law Enforcement Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Thursday:
    Brooklet Police Department — two calls.
    Bulloch County Sheriff’s Department — 15 calls.
    Candler County Sheriff’s Department — three calls.
    Claxton Police Department — one call.
    Evans County Sheriff’s Department — three calls.
    Georgia State Patrol — nine calls.
    Georgia Southern University Police Department — one call.
    Metter Police Department —  three calls.
    Statesboro Police Department — 17 calls.

Fire Department Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Thursday:
    Statesboro Fire Department — seven calls. 
    Bulloch County Volunteer Firefighters — three calls.
    Metter Fire Department — one call.
    Claxton Fire Department — one call.
    Hagan Fire Department — one call.

Emergency Medical Service Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Thursday:
    Bulloch County EMS — two accident calls, three first responder calls, and 13 medical calls.
    Candler County EMS — five medical calls.
    Evans County EMS — one medical call.

    Central 911 dispatchers also routed the following calls Thursday: 43 hang-up calls, a call to Effingham County 911, a call to Tattnall County 911 and a call to Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police.

— compiled by Holli Deal Bragg