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Police report, 12/17/19
A woman was arrested for tearing price tags off $400 worth of clothing, placing them in a bag and walking out without paying.
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 Note:  Arrest information, including spelling of names and addresses, is taken from Bulloch County Jail reports. Incident information comes from reports by agencies indicated. These are public records available for review at the respective 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

▲ Kern Christopher Blount, 29, West Anderson Street, Orlando, Fla. — two counts of felony probation violation.

▲ Sharasha Janae Brown, 29, Matthews Road — public intoxication.

➤ Statesboro Police Department

▲ Dillon Matthew Brown, 26, Deering Road NW, Atlanta — wanted person (Fulton County).

▲ Tracy Lynn Grimes, 59, Donaldson Street — theft by shoplifting.

▲ Gregory Rayshawn Leach, 28, Johnson Street — DUI/less safe, failure to maintain lane, improper backing.

▲ William Keith McCroan, 24, Till Davis Road, Langston, Ala. — false imprisonment, sexual battery.

▲ Terence Jarell Mikell, 31, East Main Street — wanted person (Columbia County).

▲ Martin Rodriguez, 28, Hillside Lane, Claxton — speeding, suspended license.

▲ Morice Devone Shiggs, 18, St. Andrews Street, Sylvania — wanted person (Richmond County).

▲ Andrew Elliott Bishop, 21, Olympic Boulevard — DUI/less safe, failure to maintain lane.

▲ Cody Allen Cauthen, 27, Robin Hood Trail — battery/family violence.

▲ Dante Jerrell Johnson, 33, Maurice Drive, Swainsboro — probation violation.

▲ Makayla Brooke Miles, 18, Cotton Road, Metter — bench warrant.

▲ Nicholas Domonique Ponder, 21, Harley Drive, Savannah — criminal trespass.

▲ Giovanni Rangel, 22,  Gold Beach, Ore. — simple assault, public intoxication, disorderly conduct.


➤ Georgia Southern University Police

▲ Asher Oscar Nolting, 20, East Grand Place, Greenwood, Colo. — pedestrian under the influence, underage possession of alcohol.

➤ Georgia State Patrol Post 45 

▲ Donald Edward Berencz, 35, Boothill Court — DUI/less safe, holding wireless device while driving.

▲ Walter Judson Street, 47, Rocky Ford Road, Garfield — DUI/less safe, failure to maintain lane, obstruction, open container.

▲ Eric Keith Brown, 21, Stambuk Lane — speeding; seat belt violation; failure to change address on license; purchase, sale, manufacturing or distribution of marijuana.

▲ Gary Raymond Lively, 43, Dogwood Way, Eden — improper backing, laying drag, DUI/less safe.

▲ John Robert Thomas, 21, Charles Rufus Anderson Road, Collins — hit-and-run; failure to maintain lane; obscured tag; obstruction; failure to report accident with injury, death or damage; failure to notify owner upon striking fixed object; acquiring license plate for purpose of concealing identity.

▲ Erick Breon Webb, 47, West Leyland Court — DUI/less safe/drugs, suspended license, failure to maintain lane.

➤ Portal Police Department

▲ Deontre Gordon Mincey, 24, Highway 80, Portal — first-degree felony burglary.

➤ Brooklet Police Department

▲ Elias John Gregory, 41, East Lee Street, Brooklet — suspended license, stop sign violation.

▲ Steven Lee Sheppard, 23, Lanier Drive, Statesboro — speeding, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.


➤ Bulloch County Probation Office

▲ Gavin Steven Gibson, 18, Twin Oaks Road, Sylvania — probation violation.


➤ Statesboro Police Department

▲ COPPER BEECH TOWNHOUSES — A woman reported the theft of a purse and contents.

▲ NORTHSIDE DRIVE EAST — A person reported the theft of $25 by deception.

▲ BERMUDA RUN ROAD — A person who had been served a criminal trespass warning in the past returned and was arrested.

▲ BELK — A woman was arrested for tearing price tags off $400 worth of clothing, placing them in a bag and walking out without paying.

▲ BRANNEN STREET — A woman said an unknown man scammed her out of $38.

▲ DUNKIN DONUTS (inside Walmart) — A woman said a man scammed her out of $57.

▲ WAL-MART SUPERCENTER — A cashier/clerk said a man stole money from him via a scam.

▲ EAST GEORGIA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER — A patient was arrested for threatening someone with harm.

▲ EAST MAIN STREET — A woman tore a man’s shirt as she tried to keep him from walking away during an argument over his actions the night before.

▲ ROBIN HOOD TRAIL — A man who struck his fiancée and caused visible injuries was arrested.

▲ STATESBORO PLACE CIRCLE — A man said two others jumped him and broke his glasses.

➤ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office

▲ PIONEER TRAIL — A man was arrested on simple battery charges after deputies responded to a domestic dispute.

▲ ZIP N FOODS/HIGHWAY 67 — A woman was served with a criminal trespass warning after arguing with a clerk about a Chevron card not working.

▲ SOUTHEAST BULLOCH HIGH SCHOOL — A simple battery case was reported to be handled on the school level, according to a report by the school resource officer.

▲ TEAKWOOD COURT — A woman involved in a domestic dispute was charged with public intoxication.

▲ HIGHWAY 80 EAST — A man reported someone called him making terroristic threats, but he only wanted a report made, no prosecution.

▲ PEACEFUL LANE — A woman reported her dog had been shot and listed a suspect. The case was turned over to animal control.

▲ CYPRESS LAKE ROAD — Deputies responded to a domestic dispute between a man and wife over family issues.

➤ Georgia Southern University Police 

▲ Friday through Sunday, officers issued three traffic citations and five traffic warnings and assisted three motorists.

▲ FREEDOM’S LANDING — Someone reported a suspicious person and a person was found to have a fraudulent ID.

Also, a student was judicially referred to university authorities for discipline over a drug complaint. There were no criminal charges.


➤ Law Enforcement Agencies

▲ Brooklet Police Department — one call Friday, one call Saturday, two calls Sunday.

▲ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office — 14 calls Friday, 25 calls Saturday, 25 calls Sunday.

▲ Candler County Sheriff’s Office — seven calls Friday, two calls Saturday, two calls Sunday.

▲ Claxton Police Department — three calls Friday, four calls Saturday, three calls Sunday.

▲ Evans County Sheriff’s Office — six calls Friday, 10 calls Saturday, three calls Sunday.

▲ Georgia State Patrol — six calls Friday, eight calls Saturday, three calls Sunday.

▲ Metter Police Department — two calls Friday, eight calls Saturday, three calls Sunday.

▲ Portal Police Department — one call Saturday, one call Sunday.

▲ Statesboro Police Department — 24 calls Friday, 34 calls Saturday, 24 calls Sunday.

➤ Fire Departments

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

▲ Metter Fire Department — one call Friday.

▲ Evans County Fire & Rescue — one call Friday. 


➤ Emergency Medical Services

▲ Bulloch County EMS/Friday — three accident calls, one first-responder call, 22 medical calls.

▲ Bulloch County EMS/Saturday — four first-responder call, 19 medical calls.

▲ Bulloch County EMS/Sunday — one first-responder call, 21 medical calls.


▲ Candler County EMS/Friday — four medical calls

▲ Candler County EMS/Saturday — four   medical calls.

▲ Candler County EMS/Sunday — five medical calls

▲ Evans County EMS/Friday — one fire call, two medical calls.

▲ Evans County EMS/Saturday — one accident call, one coroner call, four medical calls

▲ Evans County EMS/Sunday — five medical calls


 ➤ Other Agencies

▲ 911 hang-ups — 40 calls Friday, 55 calls Saturday, 48 calls Sunday.

▲ Bryan County 911 — one call Saturday, one call Sunday.

▲ Emanuel County 911 — two calls Sunday.

▲ Georgia Power — one call Friday.

▲ East Georgia Regional Medical Center — one call Friday.

▲ 511 — one call Friday;

▲ Emergency medical dispatches — eight calls Friday, eight calls Saturday, 10 calls Sunday.

— compiled by Holli Deal Saxon