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.
Arrests made Friday through Sunday will be published Tuesday. Arrests listed here were made the previous week.
Portal Police Department
Alex Lawrence Smith, 21, Highway 80 West, Portal — first degree forgery (felony).
Candler County Sheriff’s Office
Anthony Alexander Rawls, 34, Pompano Beach, Fla. failure to obtain Georgia driver’s license after residing in Georgia for 30 days; DUI/less safe; speeding.
Hernandez Francisco Hernandez, 50, Metter — improper lane use, DUI, suspended registration, obstruction, improper use of tag to conceal identity.
Greg William Odom, 44, Metter — felony probation violation.
Ashley Troy Berry, 32, Metter — residential burglary, non-residential burglary, theft by taking.
George Tyler Prince, 31, felony probation violation.
Eldridge Richardson, 40, Swainsboro — failure to pay child support.
Incidents occurring Friday through Sunday will be published Tuesday. Reports listed here were made the previous week.
Candler County Sheriff’s Department
LAWRENCE ROAD — Deputies responded to a reported battery incident.
Metter Police Department
Bulloch County Animal Shelter
Surrendered by citizens — nine dogs and no cats from rural areas; no dogs or cats from City of Statesboro.
Collected by humane officers — 13 dogs and no cats from rural areas; four dogs and one cat from City of Statesboro.
Adopted from shelter — 11 dogs and four cats.
Taken in by rescue organizations — one dog and no cats.
Reclaimed by owners — one dog.
Died at shelter — no animals.
Euthanized — seven dogs (four hit by car, one sick, one feral, one personal surrender due to illness) and two cats (feral/sick).
Fees collected — $ 326.
Animals in shelter — 73 dogs and 56 cats.
— compiled by Holli Deal Saxon