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Police report - 2-20-15; A woman was arrested for shoplifting $135 worth of panties, girl's clothes
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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.

STATESBORO POLICE DEPARTMENT
Arrests/Citations
    Octavia Sha’von Dudley, 27, Mayview Road, Sandersville — marijuana possession, cocaine possession, possession of a drug-related object.
    Elmer Guerra, 39, Lamar Street, Atlanta — driving while unlicensed, DUI, failure to maintain lane.
    Tarra Marie Turner, 36, Pebble Drive, Rincon — theft by shoplifting.

Incidents
    THE LODGE APARTMENTS — A 44-year-old man found lying on the ground around 7 a.m. Sunday was taken to the hospital for treatment of an undisclosed illness.
    CINDY LANE — Police responded around 3:30 p.m. Sunday to a domestic argument. The victim left the scene and was advised of remedies to the issue.
    JOINER-ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME — Someone told police around 11:51 p.m. Wednesday that the business has received “an exorbitant amount” of phone calls from a person who “had no business with them,” according to reports.
    WAL-MART SUPERCENTER — A woman was arrested around 1 p.m. Wednesday after shoplifting about $135 worth of panties and girls’ clothes.

BULLOCH COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
Arrests/citations
    Bruce Felton Rogers, Jr., 24, Mason Road, Pembroke — wanted person (Bryan County Sheriff’s Office and Pembroke Police Department).
    Troy Donavan Hart Jr., 26, Betsy Brannon Drive, Thomson — probation violation.
    Joseph Michael Sparks, 27, Willow Lake Road, Metter — marijuana possession.
    Raphel Jhirmere Taylor, 25, James Street — no driver’s license, giving false information, marijuana possession, window tint violation, possession of a drug-related object.
    Jerrit Lovon Mincey, 25, West Jones Avenue — cocaine possession with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana, possession of a drug-related object.
    Christopher Shane Roberts, 25, Parker Road, Sylvania — DUI drugs, possession of a drug-related object, marijuana possession, theft by shoplifting, original container required for prescription medications, possession of schedule II and IV controlled substances.
    Brandy Ann Roberts, 26, Chance Road, Millen — methamphetamine possession with intent to distribute, hindering the apprehension of a criminal.
    Jeffrey Wayne McBride, 50, Georgia Highway 119, Brooklet — possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute.
    Benjamin Allen Roberts, 30, JW Lane Road, Brooklet — parole violation (Arkansas), possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute.

Incidents
    BURKHALTER ROAD — Deputies responded around 5:20 p.m. Wednesday to a call about a woman sitting on the side of the road in a folding chair. She told deputies she did not want to return to her home (a mental health facility) and asked to go to the hospital. Deputies arranged for her to be transported and informed the home.
    REEDY BRANCH ROAD — A woman called deputies around 12:05 a.m. Thursday after her neighbor asked her to do so. He was carrying a gun she told deputies was a 9 mm, but the man told deputies it was a .22-caliber rifle. He asked her husband to walk outside with him and said someone was trying to steal his truck. Deputies said the man appeared disoriented, and they found several empty beer cans in his home. He told them he saw an “ugly, light-skinned black male” trying to steal the truck, and that he “saw the whites of his eyes” in the dark. The man refused several offers to take him to a hospital for evaluation, and the gun, which belonged to someone else he knew, was temporarily seized for safety reasons.

GEORGIA SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY POLICE
Arrests/Citations
    Officers issued 18 traffic citations Wednesday.
 
Incidents
    Officers issued 19 traffic warnings and assisted two motorists Wednesday.

BULLOCH CENTRAL 911 REPORTS
Law Enforcement Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Wednesday:
    Bulloch County Sheriff’s Department — 18 calls.
    Candler County Sheriff’s Department — two calls.
    Evans County Sheriff’s Department — three calls.
    Georgia State Patrol — 11 calls.
    Georgia Southern University Police Department — two calls.
    Metter Police Department — four calls.
    Portal Police Department — one call.
    Statesboro Police Department — 17 calls.

Fire Department Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Wednesday:
    Statesboro Fire Department — three calls. 
    Georgia Forestry Commission (Bulloch) — one call.

Emergency Medical Service Reports
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Wednesday:
    Bulloch County EMS — five accident calls and 23 medical calls.
    Candler County EMS — four medical calls.
    Evans County EMS — three medical calls.

Other Agencies
    Central 911 dispatchers issued the following calls Wednesday:
    911 hang-ups — 64 calls.
    Bryan County 911 — one call.
    Bulloch Humane Enforcement — one call.
    Bulloch County Correctional Institute — one call.
    Emanuel County 911 — one call.

— compiled by Holli Deal Saxon