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Police report, 1/5/18
police report

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

▲ Amirah Yasmin Braziel, 26, Cotton Avenue, Metter — purchase, sale, manufacture or distribution of marijuana.

▲ Deshon Laquail Nails, 23, Greater Zachariah Church Road, Glennville — two counts of purchase, sale, manufacture or distribution of marijuana.

▲ Morgan Hailey Jones, 27, Middleground Road —battery/family violence, simple battery/family violence.

▲ Stephen Michael Turner, 22, Old Thorn Pond Road, Brooklet — possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, windshield or wiper violation, possession/use of drug-related objects, no insurance, seat belt violation.

➤ Statesboro Police Department

▲ Brandon Tyler Gillis, 17, Echo Way — stop sign violation, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.

▲ Gace Mason Keith, 17, S. Cromley Road, Brooklet — possession of less than an ounce of  marijuana.

▲ Alonzo Lamar Tizeno, 30, Packinghouse Road — battery/family violence, two counts third-degree cruelty to children.

▲ David Troy Gillespie, 30, South Mulberry Street — felony probation violation, misdemeanor probation violation.

▲ Jonathan Lanier, 25, Statesboro Place Circle — financial transaction card fraud.

▲ Phillip Leonard Shipmon, 56, Johnson Street — suspended license.

➤ Georgia State Patrol Post 45

▲ Gincy Leigh Romano, 38, Highway 280, Pembroke — first-degree homicide by vehicle (felony), DUI, no working brake or turn signal lights, improper turn.


➤ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office

▲ BROOKLET SOUTH DRIVE — Deputies responded to a child custody disagreement.

▲ KANGETER LOOP — A couple argued and the man did not want to let the woman leave the home. They struggled, and someone called deputies to intervene.

▲ MIDDLEGROUND ROAD — A woman said her ex-boyfriend harassed her by phone and text after she broke up with him, and when she blocked his calls, he harassed her sister.

▲ AKINS SMITH ROAD — A woman was arrested after a physical struggle with relatives. Property ion the home was damaged as well,

➤ Statesboro Police Department

▲ STATESBORO PLACE CIRCLE — A woman told police someone urinated on her clothes that were in the dryer, and she suspected her roommate. The roommate denied the accusation.

▲ WAL-MART SUPERCENTER — A person was cited after attempting to shoplift a large amount of roast, T-bone steak, shrimp and crab legs.

➤ Georgia Southern University Police

▲ Officers issued no traffic citations or traffic warnings and assisted no motorists.

▲ RECREATION ACTIVITY CENTER — Someone reported a theft.

▲ CHANDLER ROAD —Officers assisted Statesboro police with an unspecified call.

▲ E LOT — Someone reported a suspicious person.


➤ Law Enforcement Agencies

▲ Brooklet Police Department — two calls.

▲ Bulloch County Sheriff’s Office — 18 calls.

▲ Candler County Sheriff’s Office — two calls.

▲ Claxton Police Department — two calls.

▲ Evans County Sheriff’s Department - two calls.

▲ Georgia State Patrol — three calls.

▲ Metter Police Department — four calls.

▲ Portal Police Departments — two calls.

▲ Statesboro Police Department — 26 calls.

➤ Fire Departments

▲ Bulloch County Fire Department — eight calls.

▲ Statesboro Fire Department — two calls.

▲ Metter Fire Department — one call.

➤ Emergency Medical Services

▲ Bulloch County EMS — two coroner calls, three first-responder calls and 17 medical calls.

▲ Candler County EMS — one coroner call and two    medical calls.

▲ Evans County EMS — one coroner call, 13 medical calls.

➤ Other Agencies

▲ 911 hang-ups — 44 calls.

▲ Bryan County 911 — three calls.

▲ Bulloch County Humane Enforcement -one call.

▲ Effingham County 911 — one call.

▲ Emanuel County 911 — one call.

▲ Jenkins County 911 — one call.


— compiled by Holli Deal Saxon