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.
STATESBORO POLICE DEPARTMENT
JAMES STREET — A man told police around 4:10 a.m. Sunday that his child’s mother poured a drink on him at a bar, followed him home and struck him in the face. She told police the argument was over when he struck her in the face.
WAL-MART SUPERCENTER — A store employee told police at 6:07 p.m. Monday that she saw a woman take two packages of gummy candy, valued at $3.56, and various electronic items, with a total value of $42.85, and try to leave without paying for them. The offender was arrested.
At 10:29 a.m. Tuesday, a store employee told police that she saw a woman change out an old air mattress for a new one, valued at $39.96, and leave without paying for it. The offender was arrested.
At 6:36 p.m. Tuesday, police responded in reference to shoplifting. A store employee said she saw two females conceal seven makeup items, with a total value of $45.13, and leave without paying. The offenders were arrested.
VETERANS MEMORIAL PARKWAY — Police responded at 9:50 p.m. Monday to a complaint of a reckless driver. Officers stopped the vehicle, searched him and the vehicle and arrested him.
At 12:44 a.m. Wednesday, police stopped a pickup truck at the intersection with Lanier Drive. Investigation revealed that the driver possessed a schedule I drug and that the passenger “was found to have eaten an amount of suspected marijuana,” according to the report. Both men were arrested. The incident report did not list which schedule I drug the driver possessed or how much.
EAST MAIN STREET — Police tried to stop a vehicle at the intersection with Veterans Memorial Parkway at 2:30 a.m. Tuesday, but the vehicle ran a red light and fled. It was later found elsewhere in Bulloch County, where it was involved in “a single motor vehicle accident,” according to the incident report, which did not list where or how the accident occurred. The report did list a suspect, but that person had not been located when the report was filed.
GATE STATION — (South Main Street) The store manager told police at 6:41 a.m. Monday that she received a counterfeit $5 bill from a man.
MILL CREEK REGIONAL PARK — Police responded at 9 a.m. Tuesday in reference to several off-road vehicle and other tire marks that damaged a soccer field.
COLLEGE WALK APARTMENTS — The property manager told police at 9:12 a.m. Tuesday that one of her employees found graffiti spray-painted on the side of several apartments.
At 11:04 a.m. Tuesday, an apartment employee told police that sometime over the weekend, someone entered a vacant apartment and dispensed “several substances on several walls in the apartment and inside air conditioning unit,” according to the report.
HARDEN ROAD — A man told police at 2:01 p.m. Tuesday that someone damaged a window on the side of the residence between noon and 1:53 p.m. Tuesday. It appeared that only the outer pane of the double-pane window was broken, and entry was not gained.
PARK PLACE APARTMENTS — Police responded to an apartment at 4:51 p.m. Tuesday. A woman told an officer that her juvenile daughter “was being unruly and not listening.” The officer “advised on all available remedies,” according to an incident report.
WILTON DRIVE — A woman told police at 8:29 p.m. Tuesday that she lost her cellphone on Georgia Southern University property earlier that day. Since then, an unknown person has been calling her residence from the cellphone, threatening to harm her and her husband.
BULLOCH COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
Information will be reported Saturday.
STATESBORO YAMAHA — A man complained around 12:20 p.m. Friday that he went to pick up his four-wheeler and noticed water in the snorkel and debris underneath it. He said someone took it into water and sunk it. Business spokesmen and a mechanic explained that no one there placed water in the four-wheeler and had not taken it into water, but the complainant cursed at them and insisted to deputies that someone did cause the water throughout the four-wheeler.
OLNEY STATION DRIVE — A woman told deputies around 10:30 a.m. Sunday that someone called, claiming she won a Publishers Clearing House prize, and asked her to send money via a prepaid debit card. The call was determined to be a scam.
PIONEER TRAIL — A couple argued around 11 a.m. Sunday because the man, angry because his daughter took out the trash, slammed the door on the cat’s tail. A woman there said the man is drinking daily and miserable because his wife filed for divorce.
SHERROD ROAD — A man told deputies around 8 a.m. Sunday that someone shot through his window. He showed deputies the bullet he found on the floor. Deputies found suspicious tire tracks as well as deer tracks and suspect someone shot at a deer and the bullet struck the window.
GEORGIA HIGHWAY 67 — A man told deputies around 6:40 p.m. Sunday that another man struck a well with his vehicle. The offender had been drinking all day, he said. Deputies called the offender and told him to turn himself in, but he refused, stating that he will fix the well. Neither the property owner nor a witness had running water because of the accident. The man was told warrants will be taken out for his arrest. Reports also indicated the man is wanted for reckless abandonment of a child under 1 year of age.
WILLIAM JAMES MIDDLE SCHOOL — A woman told deputies at 2:45 p.m. Tuesday that her son’s cellphone was taken from his gym bag while he was in gym class.
GEORGIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY POLICE
Officers issued one traffic warning and assisted one motorist Monday.
BULLOCH CENTRAL 911 REPORTS
Law Enforcement Reports
Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Monday through Wednesday:
Brooklet Police Department — two calls Tuesday.
Bulloch County Sheriff’s Department — 16 calls Monday, 14 calls Tuesday and eight calls Wednesday.
Candler County Sheriff’s Department — one call Monday, three calls Tuesday and three calls Wednesday.
Claxton Police Department — one call Monday, three calls Tuesday and one call Wednesday.
Evans County Sheriff’s Department — one call Monday, one call Tuesday and three calls Wednesday.
Georgia State Patrol — six calls Monday, eight calls Tuesday and five calls Wednesday.
Georgia Southern University Police Department — two calls Monday, two calls Tuesday and two calls Wednesday.
Metter Police Department — two calls Monday, five calls Tuesday and three calls Wednesday.
Statesboro Police Department — 26 calls Monday, 36 calls Tuesday and 29 calls Wednesday.
Fire Department Reports
Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Monday and Tuesday:
Statesboro Fire Department — four calls Monday and four calls Wednesday.
Bulloch County Volunteer Firefighters — three calls Wednesday.
Georgia Forestry Commission (Bulloch) — one call Monday.
Metter Fire Department — three calls Monday, one call Tuesday and one call Wednesday.
Emergency Medical Service Reports
Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Monday:
Bulloch County EMS — two first-responder calls and 29 medical calls Monday; one coroner call, five first-responder calls and 28 medical calls Tuesday; and two accident calls, one fire call, six first responder calls and 18 medical calls Wednesday.
Candler County EMS — one first-responder call and seven medical calls Monday; eight medical calls Tuesday; and two accident calls, one fire call, and 18 medical calls Wednesday.
Evans County EMS — four medical calls Monday, one first-responder call and six medical calls Tuesday, and one coroner call, one first-responder call and five medical calls Wednesday.
Central 911 dispatchers also routed the following calls Monday: 44 hang-up calls, one call to Air Evac, one call to Bulloch Humane Enforcement, one call to Emanuel County 911 and two calls to Screven County 911.
Central 911 dispatchers also routed the following calls Tuesday: 60 hang-up calls, three calls to Air Evac, one call to Bryan County 911, one call to Bulloch County Animal Control, one call to Bulloch County Correctional Institute, one call to Emanuel County 911, three calls to Screven County 911 and one call to Tattnall County 911.
Central 911 dispatchers also routed the following calls Wednesday: 57 hang-up calls, two calls to Air Evac and one call to Emanuel County 911.
— compiled by Holli Deal Saxon and Jason Wermers