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.
CORRECTION: Richard Michael Rogers, 50, McCoy Road, listed in September as being arrested by the Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office on a bench warrant, was later released and the charge dropped due to a recording error. Although the matter had been settled in court in 2008, records still incorrectly showed he was wanted. Rogers was released per orders by a sheriff’s lieutenant after the error was confirmed.
Jarrell Amman Eason, 20, North Foss Street — suspended license, seat belt violation.
Dareeka Shuntavia Coleman, 20, Lanier Drive —suspended license, failure to obey traffic device.
Steve V., Tomeco McCall, 38, Rountree Street — manufacturing marijuana, marijuana possession and wanted person.
Gabriel Tabrias Rucker, 20, Warren Avenue — suspended license, seat belt violation.
Howard Verdine Hammonds, 41, Old Register Road — suspended license, open container, wanted person, cocaine possession.
Joseph Cory James, 42, Banks Dairy Road — DUI, failure to maintain lane.
Rashod Cornelius Lovett, 18, Moody Lane. Claxton —theft by shoplifting.
Casey Jovarone Brewton, 19, Ga. 280, Collins — theft by shoplifting.
UNIVERSITY PINES APARTMENTS — A woman reported hearing gunshots fired, and police recovered spent shells, but no offenders were found.
THE AVENUE AT SOUTHERN — A man said a wallet with $880 and two credit cards was taken from his car.
STATESBORO MALL — A woman became angry over payment issues at a store, used vulgar language, and struck a sign, which struck two others.
MAPLEVIEW PERSONAL CARE HOME — A client became angry and struck an employee with a fire extinguisher.
UNIVERSITY POINTE APARTMENTS — An Xbox 360 and TV were stolen.
WALGREENS — A woman who reported her eyeglasses case containing $200 was stolen by someone inside the store later received a call from the store. Someone found the case, but not the money.
CHANDLER ROAD — A woman told police another woman struck her in the head and threw her wig out the window as they were driving down the road.
NORTHSIDE APARTMENTS — A woman reported receiving calls all night where the caller just breathed heavily and then someone screamed.
WEST MAIN STREET — Two women fought physically during an argument about one wanting to go home and the other did not.
ZETTEROWER ROAD — A woman reported fraudulent transactions to her bank account.
KMART — Officers found two men loading scrap metal into their vehicle. They said they had gathered it elsewhere and put it there to pick up later, and Kmart employees said they did not know whether it was theirs or not.
CAMPUS CLUB APARTMENTS — A man said his girlfriend scratched and hit him, tearing his shirt.
JAMES STREET — A man said his girlfriend punched him. He said he only knew her by her first name.
UNIVERSITY POINTE APARTMENTS — A woman said her sister’s boyfriend pulled her sister’s hair and struck her.
BULLOCH COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
Bruce Alan Benzinger, 52, Cranbrook Drive, Hephzibah — unlawful possession of items by an inmate.
Stevie Lavern Young, 42, Mikell Street — suspended license.
Douglas Oliver Cope Jr., 40, Whippoorwill Drive —DUI, suspended license, speeding.
Cierra Margaret Browley, 18, Melody Ridge Court, Conyers — failure to maintain lane, obstruction.
Reports unavailable Monday.
GEORGIA STATE PATROL POST 45
Seat belt citations — one.
Child restraint citations — one.
Speeding citations — 18.
Total citations – 25.
Crashes investigated —five.
Fatalities reported —none.
Total vehicle stops — 48.
Seat belt warnings — four.
Child restraint warnings — one.
Speeding warnings — 24.
Total warnings — four .
Wanted persons apprehended — one.
Stolen vehicles recovered — none.
Road checks performed — two.
Motorists assisted — two.
Miles patrolled — 1,076.
GEORGIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY POLICE
Ashley Rae Couley, 18, Chandler Road — underage possession of alcohol.
Officers issued one traffic citation Friday.
FRIDAY — Officers issued five traffic warnings and assisted five motorists.
SATURDAY — Officers issued one traffic warning, assisted two motorists and responded to one sick person.
SUNDAY — Officers issued two traffic warnings, assisted one motorist and responded to one alarm.
BIOLOGY BUILDING — A bicycle was taken from the Biology Building bike rack.
EAGLE VILLAGE — A vehicle was damaged (keyed).
SOUTHERN PINES —Someone reported a dispute at Southern Pines.
BULLOCH COUNTY 911
Law Enforcement Reports
Central 911 Dispatchers issued the following calls Friday. (Reports for Saturday and Sunday were not available Monday and will be published Wednesday):
Bulloch County Sheriff’s Department/Friday — eight calls.
Statesboro Police Department/Friday — 24 calls.
Georgia Southern University Police/Friday — one call.
Georgia State Patrol/Friday — seven calls.
Candler County Sheriff’s Department/Friday — seven calls.
Evans County Sheriff’s Department/Friday — three calls.
Claxton Police Department/Friday — one call.
Fire Department Reports
Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Friday. (Reports for Saturday and Sunday were unavailable Monday and will be published Wednesday):
Statesboro Fire Department/Friday — three calls.
Bulloch County Volunteer Firefighters/Friday — one call.
Emergency Medical Service Reports
Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Friday. (Reports for Saturday and Sunday were unavailable and will be published Wednesday):
Bulloch County EMS/Friday — one accident calls and 20 medical calls.
Candler County EMS/Friday — 17 medical calls.
Evans County EMS/Friday — one medical call.
Central 911 dispatchers also routed the following calls Friday — a call to Bulloch County First Responders, a call to East Georgia College Police, and two miscellaneous calls.
Compiled by Holli Deal Bragg