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Police report, 10/9/18
A man said another man kicked in his door when he told the offender his roommate was not home.
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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.


➤ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office

▲ Edward O’Neal Bennett, 66, Perkins Mill Road, Claxton — criminal trespass, disorderly conduct, obstruction.

▲ James Blake Nesmith, 23, Mud Lane, Brooklet — possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, hit-and-run, suspended license, reckless driving, seat belt violation, too fast for conditions, failure to maintain lane, failure to report accident with injury or damage, failure to report striking fixed object.

▲ Bryan Nathaniel Thomas, 23, Willis Mill Road, Atlanta — speeding, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.

➤ Statesboro Police Department

▲ David Alejandro Arteaga, 18, Knight Drive —possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.

▲ Darrell Anthony Weaver, 18, Paradise Road, Twin City — felony theft by shoplifting.

▲ Alonzo Windell Austin, 23, Georgia Avenue — DUI, failure to maintain lane, driving on the wrong side of the roadway.

▲ Tiree Samuel Brown, 22, Oakland Court, Savannah — possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.

▲ Damian Tijuan Cobb, 24, Abercorn Street, Savannah — reckless driving, suspended license.

▲ Shontea Nicole Frink, 25, Lanier Drive — suspended license, tail lights/signal violation, two counts child seatbelt violation.

▲ Kevin Cornelius Hill, 31, Johnson Street — criminal trespass.

▲ Chrystal Yvette Key, 45, Kent Street — second-degree forgery, tag/registration violation, restriction on blue lights on vehicles.

▲ Tomeka Feon Lexie, 41, Front Street, Newington — reckless conduct, elder/disabled abuse.

▲ Kendrick Jamal McKinnon, 28, Plantation Villas — obstruction of an emergency phone call.

▲ Robert Truman Moody, 45, Millefield Road, Glennville — theft by shoplifting.

▲ Morgan Brooke Surlin, 22, Lanier Drive — disorderly conduct, obstruction.


➤ Georgia Southern University Police

▲ Tyrek Dashon Lee, 21, Winona Street, Vidalia — false statements and writings, giving false information, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.

➤ Georgia State Patrol Post 45

▲ Matthew Kyle Baldwin, 36, Crane Lane — DUI, failure to maintain lane, driving without a valid license, bench warrant.

▲ Chabley Castillo, 21, South Main Street — DUI, failure to maintain lane.

▲ Wardell Cooper, 31, Institute Street — DUI, suspended license, speeding, probation violation.

▲ Riley Thomas Egan, 21, East Washington Street, Thomasville — DUI, speeding.

▲ Windford Lavon Grant, 56, Teal Circle — DUI, failure to maintain lane.

▲ Brad Darrell Mincey, 32, Soloman Circle — DUI, failure to obey traffic device, speeding.

▲ Ross Lemar Rainery, 24, Holly Drive — following too closely, failure to signal turn or lane change, failure to maintain lane, DUI/less safe.

▲ Jamie L. Robbins, 37, Bird Lane — DUI.

▲ Babatunde Oluwatosin Saliu, 20, Bermuda Run — DUI/less safe, failure to maintain lane.

▲ Mathew Frederick Swartz, 26, Chadberry Way, Lawrenceville — DUI, failure to maintain lane.

➤ Department of Community Supervision

▲ Patrick Ryan Hawkins, 34, McKelveen Kendricks Pond Road, Brooklet — probation violation.

▲ Jeffrey Johnson, 45, Wilma Brown Road, Register — failure to obey traffic device, open container, suspended license, habitual violator, hit-and-run, DUI/less safe.


➤ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office

▲ HIGHWAY 301 SOUTH — Deputies arrested a person who was caught on camera breaking into vehicles.

▲ WILLIAM JAMES MIDDLE SCHOOL — A deputy responded and made a report about one student threatening another.

▲ HARVEY WILSON ROAD — A man said another man kicked in his door when he told the offender his roommate was not home.

▲ SANDPIPER DRIVE — A woman was taken to the hospital after being accidentally injured during a fight between two men.

▲ EPHESUS CHURCH ROAD — A man reported the theft of a firearm from his vehicle.

▲ GREENHAVEN MOBILE HOME PARK — A man said someone intentionally damaged his vehicle by striking it with an unknown object.

➤ Statesboro Police Department 

▲ NORTHSIDE DRIVE EAST — A woman said someone deceived her by taking her cash money in exchange for something that proved to be worthless.

▲ PACKINGHOUSE ROAD — A woman was arrested after officers responding to a domestic dispute observed a victim with visible injuries.

➤ Georgia Southern University Police 

▲ Officers issued 10 traffic citations and two traffic warnings and assisted seven motorists.

▲ GS POLICE STATION — Officers investigated a suspicious person/activities.

▲ AGENCY ASSISTS — GS officers assisted Statesboro police with calls at Lanier Drive and Cambridge The Palms. 

▲ LOT 12 — Someone reported a theft.

▲ SOUTHERN COURTYARD — Someone reported harassing communications.

▲ J LOT — Officers investigated an entering auto case.

▲ PAUSON STADIUM — GS K9 units made two security sweeps. Officers removed an unwanted person and responded to a disorderly conduct complaint.

▲ G-LOT — Someone reported an alcohol violation. No one was arrested or judicially referred.

▲ F LOT — Someone was arrested on charges of theft by receiving stolen property, possession of a false ID and possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.

▲ EAGLE VILLAGE — Someone reported a suspicious person/activities. 

▲ SOUTHERN PINES — Someone reported a bicycle stolen.


➤ Law Enforcement Agencies

▲ Brooklet Police Department — three calls Saturday.

▲ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office — 18 calls Friday, 26 calls Saturday and 27 calls Sunday.

▲ Candler County Sheriff’s Office — six calls Friday, 10 calls Saturday and 10 calls Sunday.

▲ Claxton Police Department — one call Friday, one call Saturday and three calls Sunday.

▲ Evans County Sheriff’s Office — five calls Friday, three calls Saturday and four calls Sunday.

▲ Georgia State Patrol — seven calls Friday, 11 calls Saturday and four calls Sunday.

▲ Georgia Southern University Police — three calls Friday and two calls Saturday.

▲ Metter Police Department — four calls Friday,   one call Saturday and three calls Sunday.

▲ Portal Police Department — one call Friday.

▲ Statesboro Police Department — 39 calls Friday, 57 calls Saturday and 31 calls Sunday.

➤ Fire Departments

▲ Bulloch County Fire Department — two calls Friday.

▲ Statesboro Fire Department — four calls Friday,   four calls Saturday.

▲ Metter Fire Department — one call Friday,   one call Saturday, one call Sunday.

▲ Georgia Forestry Commission/Candler — one call Saturday.

➤ Emergency Medical Services

▲ Bulloch County EMS —two accident calls, one fire call, three first-responder calls and 32 medical calls Friday; two accident calls, one coroner call, five first-responder calls and 30 medical calls Saturday; and one accident call, one coroner call, three first-responder calls and 18 medical calls Sunday.

▲ Candler County EMS — five medical calls Friday, one coroner call and six medical calls Saturday, and four medical calls Sunday.

▲ Evans County EMS — two medical calls Friday, two medical calls Saturday and three medical calls Sunday.

➤ Calls to Other Agencies

▲ 911 hang-ups — 19 calls Friday, 98 calls Saturday and 41 calls Sunday.

▲ Air Evac — two calls Friday.

▲ Bryan County 911 — one call Sunday.

▲ Screven County 911 one call Sunday.

— compiled by Holli Deal Saxon